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Hi I'm Brigham

I am 19 years-old, and just received a call to serve as a missionary in the Arizona Tuscon mission. I depart February 7th, 2018!

About Me

I am a student at Brigham Young University-Idaho studying political science. I hope to someday go to law school and become an attorney! But for now, I will be serving the Lord for two years as a missionary set apart to preach the gospel in the Spanish language.

Why I am a Mormon

Being 'mormon,' or a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has brought so much peace and happiness to me. I couldn't see myself ever going back because I have a firm testimony that this is the true restored Church upon the Earth and that by living the gospel to the best of my ability I can be the best version of myself that I can be. Also, the belief that I can someday be reunited with friends and family after this mortal life is a very precious truth for me. For a long time, my I very much only went to church because my parents told me it was true. I thought my parents were smart people, so I never really thought it was important for me to gain my own testimony. When I went to college for the first time, I was very confused. I didn't know who exactly I was, or who I wanted to be. What I did know is that I needed to make a choice, one way or the other, and stick with it for the rest of my life. I either needed to be all in, or all out. I prayed consistently and sincerely to know if the Book of Mormon was true and whether I needed to serve a mission. My prayers were answered in so many different ways. One way was through my roommate, who I believe was inspired to have long important talks with me about the gospel and what it means. I will always be grateful for him. On days I read the Book of Mormon, life was easier, happier, and just made more sense. But I think the biggest thing for me was that for the first time, I felt the Spirit testify to me that I had a Heavenly Father who cared about me and my life. In primary we learn that we are children of God, but it took me until I was an adult to realize how true that statement was. And it made all the difference for me.

How I live my faith

I love living my faith. Weekly church attendance is very important to me, as is keeping the Sabbath day holy. I try my best to be an example of what a faithful church member looks like in my everyday life. Mostly this means trying my best to be like the Savior and see others as He sees them. Easier said than done for sure, but it's important to try!