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Hi I'm Brandon

I am a missionary for The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I love to share the gospel, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a Mormon all my life. I don't know what I would do without the church. I feel like i have two personalities, church and school. I hate my personality in school and I would prefer to be in church than in school. I am in High School marching band and play tuba. The only good side to school is hanging with other people that play tuba. I am very excited to go on my mission and almost feel i could say that from just my testimony of it. I love to talk about peoples life and how it relates to mine. I have very deep in my thoughts when i want to be. I hope to learn more about Joseph Smith. I am currently trying to finish reading the book of mormon. I dont want to stop reading either, it grows my testimony stronger. I want to preach the gospel to many people and feel my testimony grow as i do. I didn't really have a good testimony until i went to Camp Heleman. That camp changed my life sooo much i just can't tell you how much it did. It helped my gain a way better testimony about Missionaries. Not only that but it changed my perspective of everything, changed my attitude, my heart and made me a better person. I know this church is true with my heart. I have never felt so strong in my life. I am grateful for the gospel in my life! Without it I don't think i could live my life without being depressed all of the time. I am grateful for the sacrifice of the savior and his love for us. I love everything about being a mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

At first when i was a kid i was only Mormon because my parents made us come. But One i turned about 13 or something i gained a testimony. It started of little now is alot stronger from experience and the spirit. Now i have felt the spirit i just can't deny it. After going to Camp Heleman It Re-assured me that it is the true church. I felt the spirit so strong with the other young men i spent time with and got to know their spiritual side. Another re-assuring experience was both years of Youth Conference. I fell when i bear my testimony in those 2 times of my life I really know the gospel is true and I am in the right place. I know the gospel will bring us back to our savior and redeemer. He only wants what is best for us and wants us to improve and learn from life experiences. My testimony only grows stronger now and will never stop growing as i get older. I am also grateful for the people that helped me get through life, without them i don't think i would be happy ever. The have helped me grow to who i am today and i love the deeply. I can't ever give god enough for what he did for me and how he changed my life. Life is hard but with the gospel i can get through it with my friends in church and some out. This is the true church of god!

How I live my faith

Right now as i priest i have started with being the 1st assistant to the priest group(16-18 years). It is just like the time when i was the president for the deacons group(12-14 years). Same responsibilities as it with even more. This makes it very difficult to keep up with but i am willing to sacrifice. Especially since i am in cross country and band. I love giving lessons to the corms or church. I know having this responsibility will be a reward in the end and It makes me want to serve the lord more.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Brandon
First baptism for the dead is basically a way to make it where the people that didn't except the gospel and have died get another chance to be baptized as a spirit so they can have a second chance to learn the gospel. I think this is important because the there are so many people that need or needed the gospel that don't have it so this helps them be able to gain knowledge of it as a spirit. Being baptized is the way back to our heavenly savior and father. God sacrificed his only son so we could live with him after our physical life. If you are not sure about what baptism itself is, it is where you become clean from all your sins and be pure again. You also become a member of the church of latter day saints. This is usually done at the age of 8 years or older. These baptisms for the dead are preformed in the temple by having a interview with the highest athority in that church also know as the Bishop. Baptisms for the dead are needed for people who haven't had the chance or have died without the chance of becoming a member to accept the gospel. Show more Show less