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Hi I'm Brad

I grew up in Mesa, Arizona. I'm a normal guy who loves cars and music... and +I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello. My name is Brad. I am 23 years old and I'm from Mesa, Az. I love everything about cars. I love reading up on the latest technology and getting my hands dirty. I also love music. I love going to concerts with freinds and sharing different groups that I find on my own. In the last couple of years I have developed a passion for service. Back in May 2011 I spent 2 weeks in the Philippines with a non-profit group call PIG (Philippine Improvement Group). We worked with orphanages and taught hundreds of people proper hygiene techniques. We also worked with a couple indiginous villages and helped build bamboo houses and desks for their schools. That trip helped me decide to serve a 2 year full-time mission for the LDS church. I am currently serving in Fresno, California speaking the Spanish language. I love seeing how God works miracles in other people's lives. I am forever grateful that I can play a role in helping those miracles come about.

Why I am a Mormon

It is difficult to explain why I have chosen to be a member of the LDS church. I had a few experiences in the past that have helped me know that God exists and loves me individually. After finding this out I began to search for a testimony of Jesus Christ. A few years ago, my life had hit an all time low. I wasn't sure what my individual purpose was on this earth and why life was so difficult. I had a life changing experience where I came out with a knowlege of the love that my Savior, Jesus Christ, has for me. I know that he suffered all so that I can overcome the challenges in my life. Through his sacrifice, I have been able to find peace and joy amidst a live full of difficulty. This knowlege is the reason that I have left school, friends and family to serve Him. I want others to feel of His infinate love because of the impact it has had on my own life.

How I live my faith

I love going to church. Sundays are the highlight of my week. I feel phisically and spiritually recharged every week because of the power that comes from attending church. Before I became a full-time missionary, I had the oppertunity to teach a class to the 17 and 18 year old youth. I learned so much from preparing to teach them every sunday. I am amazed at how much strength comes from such young people. Right now, as a missionary, I devote every second in every day to serving others and spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is exhausting but more rewarding than I ever could have imagined. I feel the strength from the Lord every day to help me have the energy to fufil His purpose. I know that whatever stage I arrive at in my life, I can pray to my Father in Heaven to recieve this strength to make it through any circumstance.