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Hi I'm Brian Jones

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and my wife and I have have four great boys. I am a CPA and work for a real estate development company. I love to golf, play basketball, and spend time with my family. As a family we enjoy camping, attending sporting events, and playing just about any sport.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that has been Mormon going back several generations on both my Mother and Fathers side. I grew up in a happy household with seven children. My Father worked hard outside the home to provide for our family and my Mother worked hard inside the home to make sure we were cared for. As I grew up I attended my church meetings and never had much reason to question my faith. I had many friends that helped me live good standards. I participated in scouting and youth groups that help teach values and faith in Jesus Christ. I graduated from high school and attended a year of college before going on a Mission for the Church. All of my brothers and my sister went on missions and it was expected in my family. It was taught in our home that we have been given precious knowledge about how to live a happy life and it is our responsibility to share that with others. Before going on a mission I had a simple knowledge that being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was important, but that knowledge really grew as I began to teach it to others. I had the privilege of being asked to serve a mission in Charlotte North Carolina which covered the western half of North Carolina. I found that as I left home and began to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ I began to question some of the doctrine. I never doubted it, but it made me think about what I was taught my whole life and find answers for myself. I spent time reading the Bible and Book of Mormon and gained a great love and appreciation for both. There is a passage in the Book of Mormon written by a Profit named Alma. He speaks of the need to experience a “mighty change of heart”. The mighty change involves being humble enough to put our “trust in the true and living God”. I believe that the teaching of the Mormon church help us to experience the mighty change of heart that is needed to put our trust in the true and living God.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith being involved in the community and setting a good example.