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Hi I'm Brian James Jentzen II

I was born in England, grew up in Idaho, I try to love everyone no matter what, and I plan to serve in the military. I am a Mormon

About Me

I’m Brian and enjoy learning new things. I can be random, going from doing nothing but staring into the distance enjoying the scenery to playing video games to cooking within 5 minutes without any reason for any of them. Life is funner that way, to be able to enjoy as much as possible when you can. That led me to enjoy being able to talk with people of the internet of many different faiths and backgrounds, but that started before I even knew that I was a member of the Church. I learned by my mother (Bless her heart) dragging me out of bed at 7 AM on Sunday morning to go back to Church and now I am happy serving a mission in Iowa. I have always enjoyed being able to interact with as much around me as possible but I didn’t realize how awkward I was at it until I came here and was asked to talk with everyone about the Church and I have loved it so far. So many new people, new faces, personalities and friends that I can’t count them if I used every brain cell I have. I have come to know myself as a fun loving, random guy who may get to enthusiastic about things that I like such as Video games or My Little Pony but I have realized that they all share great insights into what God, our loving Heavenly Father, wants to teach us all. My life may not be set in stone, but I have a decent idea on what I want to do and will continually go towards it and hope and love in a better future. As the saying goes, “GERONIMO!”

Why I am a Mormon

I wondered what church was like, remembering it from when I was young, and nearly a year or two later we started to come back. I have been reactivated for 3 years now and am serving a mission. I am glad to be back because everything was so much darker when I was outside of the Church. Now, everything seems to have a purpose and with that purpose I can see the Lord's hand in nearly everything. The Scriptures are the purest way to hear our Father's word but even things such as Video Games can help guide someone to good values in life, comics can teach great principles, and even the Internet can help us come closer to Christ. The last is evident because look at where you are. As I see the Lord's work in everything, I come closer and closer to my Father in Heaven, and my Brother, Jesus Christ. Thankfully I will always be able to see more and more of the Lord's hand and I never have to stop getting closer to Them. No one does and I am so very glad to be able to show my love to them by continuing to care about others. No matter how hard it is, I have always found a small amount of the Lord's handiwork in quite nearly everything and I love being able to do so. The lessons that I learn day by day may change me but I will always know that the Lord in everything.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to love as our Lord and Savior would. I hope to show that while improving on my mistakes, making successes in my future. Through this cycle I learn from the past, work in the present and Hope for the future and will always be climbing up, making better and better times and memories throughout my life. Hopefully, I am making better and better moments for those around me. Though I make mistakes, I now that I can work to put those behind me and continuing to strive onward. I also live my faith by accepting those that I meet instead of judging them. Although it is hard, I hope to continue to grow in this aspect, whether they've been in jail or are a child, I try not to judge them for it is not my place to. I just can accept and move on.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Brian James Jentzen II
To put it simply, the law of chastity is abstaining from anything sexual until after Marriage between a man and a women and then being loyal to your spouse. We may see some lady walking around that brings thoughts to our mind but the sin isn't the first thought, it is letting it continue and engulf your mind. That leads to action. Whether in the form of self-abuse or greater errs, it can easily lead to worse. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Brian James Jentzen II
The way I think about it is that money tends to temp people, and we don't wish to tempt people to go against God. That clears their minds to be open to the Spirit and help the people which builds a community than destroy one. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Brian James Jentzen II
Simply, no, we are encouraged and it is a tradition but we have a choice to go or not to go. We have a chance to start at 18 for men and 19 for women. Men serve for 2 years and women for a year and a half. We choose to put all aside for that time. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

Brian James Jentzen II
We go to the Spirit World where, depending on our works, wants and faith we can either go to paradise or prison. We will still be given a chance to follow Christ if we did not have a fair chance in this life which allows them to enter Paradise. After a time, we will be resurrected and judged to either go to the Kingdom of God or a lesser place. Show more Show less

Why do you have 12 Apostles? They were just meant to be around for the time of Jesus Christ, not to be replaced with new apostles.

Brian James Jentzen II
Just as in acts when Matthias replaced Judas Iscariot in the apostle seat, we believe that God works through Apostles and Prophets to help the world feel of His never ending Love. He does as he always has by speaking through chosen servants. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Brian James Jentzen II
No, any repented faithful person can be baptized and any worthy male may have the Priesthood. Show more Show less