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Hi I'm Brad Bebee

Right now, I'm a full-time missionary. I'm also a music producer. I love to dance. But most importantly, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

For starters, I LOVE music. My whole life revolved around it before my mission I'm currently serving in the Idaho Pocatello mission. I spent a good majority of my extra time writing, practicing, and performing music. It seriously makes me so happy. Even now on my mission, I'm always looking for ways to share my talents to the ability that I can provide them for people. I love all kinds of music: folk, rap, rock, punk, dance, reggae, cumbia, jazz...seriously, I love ALL kinds! But the one type of music that I feel is most representative of myself is ambient music. Nothing makes me feel closer to my Heavenly Father than ambient music. The soundscapes of a well-composed ambient track I really feel can invite the Holy Spirit. I LIVE for moments in songs when I can feel the presence of God through music. It is the most amazing thing to me. Every day, I try to replicate it in some way. It is a comforting reminder to me that God knows me personally, in addition to ALL of His other children. He reaches out to all of us in our own special way that we can personally understand. This only happens however, if we put ourselves in positions to open ourselves up to recognize it. I also love sushi, movies, going to concerts, and geocaching!

Why I am a Mormon

Some things I've found to be true in my life thus far is that simple acts of service break barriers and mend broken hearts. I've learned that Jesus Christ is the ultimate example I have to look to for that. My whole life I was raised as a Latter-day Saint, but like others I eventually had to decide for myself if it was or wasn't true. It was confusing to me that some people felt so much pain and sadness. I too was lost and needed something to hold to. After much studying, pondering, and praying on the Book of Mormon, I asked God in the name of Jesus Christ if the things I had studied were true. The answer was a resounding yes. I know for myself that the Book of Mormon is true, and want to extend the invitation to everyone to read it, to ponder the things it teaches, and to pray to know if it is true! The knowledge of the truthfulness of this means a few things. For one, it means that the Book is indeed scripture, it also means that Jesus Christ is the savior and redeemer of the world. It also means that Jospeh Smith was indeed a prophet called in these last days to restore Jesus Christ's gospel in it's fulness back to the earth. It also means that everything we could ever possibly desire of righteous intent is found in this gospel. This knowledge has brought me so much happiness in my life and has improved everything. We are all a small part of a huge family. We are here to learn about and to prepare to meet our Heavenly Father. Jesus Christ, His teachings, and His atonement are the means whereby we can accomplish that. I am so thankful for Him and His example to me. I will be forever grateful for and indebted to Him. I believe in Christ.

How I live my faith

I try every day to become more and more like my Savior Jesus Christ. Lots of the time, I feel far away from that accomplishment. But as I take every day and make that my focus, I notice it more and more often. It truly is amazing to see the Lord working through myself sometimes. I strive to be His hands. I have the unique opportunity right now also to serve a full-time missionary where I proselyte and teach people how to make covenants with God and strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Brad Bebee
We can increase our faith in Jesus Christ by keeping the commandments He has given us. Even if we're not sure about the outcome beforeheand, if we even just have a desire to believe in Christ, eventually, faith in Him will occur! When we experiment on this on our lives, God has ground on which He can perform miracles in our lives (Ether 12:12). Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Brad Bebee
Some people call the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a cult because they have not taken the time to understand it. Everyone grows up and is raised in some type of an environment where they learn certain things as being right or wrong. The degree of what is considered right and wrong to that person is dependent upon what example the person had growing up or what personal experiences they had in that environment. Likewise, there are some people that are deprived of a knowledge of what is true and what is not because of the environment they are encompassed or encompass themselves in. The only way to know of eternal truths are through supplication and prayer to Almighty God. Anyone can know if Mormonism is a cult or not by humbly and sincerely asking God if it is or is not so. They can also know by looking at the lives of the people who are it's members. As they begin to see the happiness it brings to those members, they will begin to take down the barriers that beset them. It is all up to us as children of God though. If we put the time in to know, if we just put in some effort, we can be illuminated with understanding and light. If we do not, then we will continue on in spiritual darkness until the time comes when we ARE open to it. What we put into our spiritual journey is what we will get out of them (Alma 41:15) Show more Show less

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Brad Bebee
We need a savior because we are imperfect beings that do things that hinder us from living with God (sin). Though we cannot remember it right now, we all chose to come to this life to be tried and tested to see if we could prove worthy to live with Him again someday. We all need a savior because we all fall short. No matter how hard we try, we will never be perfect in the day of this life. Heavenly Father knew this all along, so He provided His perfect, sinless, and only begotten Son to suffer, die, and understand the things we go through. Because of this, we can repent! Repentance is a process of realigning your life to be like Jesus Christ. It is confessing, asking for forgiveness, making amends, giving your sin over to Christ, and changing to become more like Him. This process of repenting and becoming like the Savior brings perfect peace and a fullness of joy to the soul :) (Alma 36:18-21) Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Brad Bebee
The Book of Mormon is ultimately a record of God's dealings with two civilizations that were established on the American continent after a man named Lehi and his family crossed the sea to flee the destruction of Jerusalem. It contains the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and serves as a companion to the Bible. It is another voice that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God who gave His life so that we could come unto Him and be saved in the Kingdom of our Father in Heaven :) The Book of Mormon contains all kinds of teaching about Christ from servants of God called prophets. These prophets testified of Christ before, during, and after His appearance on the Earth. One of these prophets, Moroni, strongly suggests to all to inquire God of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. He also promises that those who do follow this course of action with a sincere heart, real intent, and faith in Jesus Christ, will become illuminated by the Holy Spirit of God and know by it's power that it is a true testament of Jesus Christ! :) (Moroni 10:3-5) Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Brad Bebee
Mormons baptize new members because it is necessary! We claim to be the restored church of Jesus Christ, and this means that our church is the one and only church on the Earth that holds the priesthood keys pertaining to all sacred ordinances (including baptism.) So when someone is baptized into our church, even if they have been baptized prior in another sect, the baptism they are baptized with is one that is completely and fully valid :) Show more Show less