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Hi I'm Brad

I have passion for music, family, helping others. I believe everyone has a special mission/purpose in life. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a proud husband and father of 4 beautiful children - 3 loving and energetic boys, and 1 little princess. As a young man, my greatest desire was to discover my purpose in life. Although my career aspirations and dreams have changed over the years, a few things have remained constant . . . (1) a desire to follow the teachings of our Savior Jesus Christ and share His love by helping others find peace and happiness, (2) a strong passion for music and how it can speak to our hearts, and (3) an understanding that the greatest joys in life are found within loving family relationships. I am currently a Assistant Store Manager at the largest retail organization in the world . . . Walmart. As the world becomes more complex and more and more things demand our attention, it has been challenging to balance what matters most (family & faith) with important things (providing for my family & recreational activities). When this happens, I always take a step back to ensure my priorities match my beliefs and values. At certain crossroads in my life, this required making significant changes that tried and strengthened my faith. Looking back, I am grateful that God gave me the courage to put first things first in my life. As I have done this, the joy I have experienced has been beyond measure.

Why I am a Mormon

I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I have searched the scriptures and pondered the meaning of life, prayed to my Father in Heaven, and received a spiritual confirmation through the Holy Ghost that what I have learned, and what this church teaches in the word of God. This same Spirit has confirmed to me that Jesus Christ lived and died for me, then was resurrected. Because of His Atonement I can receive forgiveness of my sins as I repent, and I too will live again. If I live righteously and make the necessary covenants through the priesthood authority of God, I will be able to live with Jesus Christ an my Father in Heaven after I depart from this life. This priesthood authority has been restored, God does speak to men today through His holy prophets, and to us personally through the Holy Ghost. If we ask God, He will reveal His will for us, and help us accomplish what we must do to return to him.

How I live my faith

I am involved in my son's local boy scout troop, volunteer time and supplies to local elementary schools, and serve as my local ward's mission leader. As a ward mission leader, I work one-on-one with the full-time missionaries assigned to proselyte in my area and church members to find people who are searching for answers to life/gospel questions. I am also actively involved in geneology, or family history research. I strive to teach my children values (love, compassion, hard work, honesty, integrity, etc) that help them understand what they must do to become more like our Savior Jesus Christ . . . "to do what Jesus would do!" My faith guides my actions and increases my resolve to do what is right, regardless of what may result.