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Hi I'm Bryan

I'm a doctor. I have a wife and four children. I like to scuba dive and ride motorcycles, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 33 year-old husband, and father to four great children. I'm a physician (anesthesiologist), working at a local community hospital. I enjoy scuba diving, swimming, motorcycles & ATVs, paintball, traveling, and woodworking.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I have faith in Jesus Christ and his sacrifice for me. I have gained a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and it has strengthened me during difficult times in my life, such as when my brother passed away. As a Mormon, I have also had great opportunities to become friends with so many amazing people. The congregation truly seems to function as a family, helping one another, and providing support.

How I live my faith

The church provides many opportunites to serve others, both within and outside the congregation. Our adult men's organization recently had the opportunity to visit a local retirement community to visit with the residents. We often have the opportunity to participate in service projects, and we regularly have activities for church members to get together and interact with one another, anything from barbecues to game nights to service activities. I also try to live my faith by following the teachings of Jesus Christ. I don't curse or swear. I try to be honest and fair in my dealings with others. I provide service, and I strive to live the way my Father in Heaven would want me to live.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

I think the LDS Church as a whole is a service-oriented church. We believe in Christ and his teachings, namely to love one another, regardless of a person's belief in Christ, or even lack thereof. The Church provides service on multiple levels. It has donated large amounts of money for humanitarian relief to countries that have suffered natural disasters. On the local level, individual congregations frequently provide community service such as visiting local nursing homes, supporting the boy scouts organization, organizing community food drives, etc. On an individual level, members themselves strive to help others in need. I have seen members perform acts of service such as mowing a neighbors lawn, providing physical labor for widows in the area, unclogging drains, etc. Much of these acts of individual service are performed anonymously. Show more Show less