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Hi I'm Brad

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a father of a 9 year old boy, and the husband of a wonderful wife. I taught high school History and Economics for 5 years, and was a percussion instructor for about 6 years. I love playing video games with my son and meeting at the local game store to play role playing games with my friends. I met my wife playing an online game about 7 years ago.

Why I am a Mormon

I converted almost 4 years ago. I left the faith I grew up in, that all the rest of my family still believes and attend regularly, because when I prayed to God whether the Book of Mormon was true, and if Joseph Smith was a true prophet from God I received my own personal answer. It didn't come right away, it took several weeks of prayer. I was ready to accept the scripture before I was ready to accept the man who provided them to us. Finally, my witness came in that still small and persistent voice that had been whispering to me for weeks but that I had hardened my heart against long ago. Now, I'm truly happy. I know the gospel of Jesus Christ is true, and that families can be eternal.

How I live my faith

I try to live my life as an example of Christ. It's not easy, I fail quite often. I try to be open to answer questions about my faith to others at work or at play.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Brad
No Mormon's don't worship Joseph Smith. That would be similar to a claim that all Protestants worship John Wycliffe or Martin Luther. Or that evangelicals worship Billy Graham. We respect Joseph Smith as a prophet just as we respect the prophets of old like Noah, Isiah, or Moses. Joseph Smith played a crucial role in the restoration of the gospel on earth. Through his willingness to serve as an instrument in God's hands we have another Testament of Jesus Christ. As it says in Matthew 18:16 " But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established." Show more Show less