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Hi I'm Brandon

My name is Brandon, and I am a Mormon. I am a full-bred Texan, and have been part of the Church all my life.

About Me

My name is Brandon Bostick. I am 20 years old and was born of goodly parents which helped develop me into the kind of person I am today. I am an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and so evidently, I am big in the Boy Scouting stuff. I get my education from a whole bunch of different sources, so technically I'm a home-schooler. I was part of a state-wide home-school group, and am very social, contrast to popular beliefs about home-schooled individuals. My life is clean. I strive to stay morally clean in the world that we live in today, and I can see the positive effect that it has on the people around me. My life is focused in this pattern exactly: God, Family, and Friends, and so on and so forth. I'd like to think of myself as someone that gives to his community. I have countless hours of community and religious service on my belt. I served as a Full Time Missionary for the Church in the Recife Brasil Mission from 7/2013-8/2015. My name is Brandon, and I am a proud Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I personally do not prefer being called Mormon. I am a member of the Church that the Savior established here on the Earth, end put. Revelation is on the Earth again, and the Lord´s Prophets and Apostles are called once more to guide us. We have the fruits to show that this is the Lord's Church, and the fruits enlarge the soul and bring peace and strength into my life. This religion gives me a greater understanding as to why and how I can follow the footsteps of my Redeemer, and become more like Him. That is why I am ´a Mormon´.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through the teachings of Jesus Christ, and strive to treat others exactly the way He treats them. Because of how enriching this Gospel is, it brings me great joy and eagerness to share it with others. It is SO worthwhile to see someone's eyes light up with a sign of hope from the part of the Gospel that my companion and I had just taught them. To see that I have an impact on changing other's life for the better, from hopeless to full of love and hope, makes it all worthwhile.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

I have always personally believed that we baptize by the immersion of water because that's how Christ was baptized by John the Baptist. When we are baptized, we take upon the Lord's name, and accept His Atonement. Through baptism, we have the full opportunity to be cleansed from our sins. We believe that up to the age of 8, that little children are not in need of baptism, whether they be from a different religion, ethnicity, etc. This is so because they are redeemed through the mercy of Christ."But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.(Matthew 19:14)" Also, the Lord tells us to come unto him as a little child; why would He say this? Because children are innocent. They are pure. But because of baptism(and through Sacrament, which renews our baptismal covenants), we can continually have that chance to become "as a little child", and be innocent before the Lord, whenever He comes, or when we give up the ghost and meet Him. Show more Show less