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Hi I'm Brian Kelley

I love family, football, and working hard. I'm a Missionary, an Uncle, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a large family with amazing parents and siblings. I grew up in Washington State and had a great childhood filled with adventures, trials, blessings and education. Music is my passion, and I've been involved in it for as long as I can remember. After high school I picked up drawing to branch out and expand my talents. turns out that I'm pretty good. The Lord has blessed me with great health and stature, standing at 6ft 4in. I grew up in a Christ centered home with values and principles. My faith has brought great peace, meaning and understanding to my life. I can't imagine my life with out the Gospel. I know that Christ is the source of my strength. I love to laugh, and I can't think of anything more fun then that. Living life should be enjoyable. God has helped me become a cheerful person. He blessed me with a friendly personality. The Gospel helps me change and become better. I'm an avid reader and I have a hard time putting a good book down. I seek for things that bring light and knowledge to my mind. I'm really not that competitive and I don't like contention. I believe that God is my Father and that He loves me and looks out for me. My relationship with Him has pushed me through even the worst of times. Christ is my rock, and my salvation.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but that's not the only reason why I'm a Mormon. I have a testimony of Jesus Christ. I have read the Book of Mormon many times and have studied it for years. I know that it's true and the Holy Ghost has given me an unshakable witness. Along with Book of Mormon and Bible study, I've studied the life and ministry of Joseph Smith the Prophet. All honest seekers of truth will look upon this church and come to know that it is of God. Come and see and you will find answers to questions you never knew you had. I certainly did!

How I live my faith

I follow the council of modern Prophets and Apostles. I just try my best. I often find myself on my knee's asking God for help, and he really hears me. The fact that we can communicate directly with God and receive guidance is incredible. I know that through prayer and obedience to the council of the Prophets and Apostles, we can learn God's will and stay in his light. I keep the Sabbath day holy. I don't just show up to church once a week and call it enough. I know that discipleship means more then that. I study the scriptures and try my best to apply what I learn. I sustain the Prophet and his calling as leader of the Church. I know that everyone on earth is a child of God. I have found through experience that keeping Gods commandments always brings added happiness. Knowing that the church was true wasn't enough for me, I needed to teach others. I'm serving a full time mission in Arizona, and I love it. I cherish every chance I get to teach people about Christ. I love sharing my testimony with anyone who is willing to hear it. Through time, practice and experience my faith has grown immensely. God has blessed me with the ability to know what is true and what is not. My understanding is not built upon the philosophies of man. My faith is strengthened by the testimony of others. I had to experience and investigate the Gospel of Jesus Christ for myself. I've gained a personal knowledge of Jesus Christ and I live a happy life because of him.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Brian Kelley
Yes. We believe the Bible to be the Word of God. This is actually listed among our foundational beliefs in verse 8 of the 13 articles of faith. "We believe the Bible to be the word of God..." It is sacred, and full of essential gospel teachings and principles. It is an extensive record of the Prophets of old, and inspired of God. It is respected and revered by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Bible is a witness of Jesus Christ, and the Book of Mormon is a second witness. The Book of Mormon is not a replacement for the Bible, but it is a companion to it and was written through the inspiration of Prophets in the new world (the Americas). While reading the Book of Mormon, you will find that it testifies of Christ and serves as a confirming witness that Jesus is the Christ, and His church has been restored in these, the last days. Show more Show less