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Hi I'm Brian

I grew up in California. I love football and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I lived in California for the first 18 years of my life. I loved it and there is no better place than where I grew up. I love football and have played it for 12 years. One of my regrets is not playing football in college, but I know it wasn't part of God's plans for me. He wanted me to get a good education and be able to go on a mission and that is what I am doing. I leave this summer to serve in the Lord's vineyard in the wonderful country of Peru. I love this gospel and what it has done for me.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? That is a great question and everyday I find part of the answer to that question. I was born to parents who were faithful and active members in the church and raised me with the church's standards. As I grew and became to think and process information for myself, I began to seriously doubt the church and everything it stood for. I found faults and some ideas I couldn't really get past. However, as I continued to live according to the church's standards, and abstained from doing a lot of the things my friends were doing I realized how much I was blessed. I saw the problems I avoided and the freedom I enjoyed and made the decision that there has to be something about the church that allows me to blessed like this. I made the effort of investigating and learning the doctrine and began to apply it to my life I saw an abundant amount of blessing given to me. I was able to recognize the Spirit and feel the comfort, peace, joy, and power it gave me and gained an unshakeable testimony. I am Mormon because if I wasn't I know I wouldn't be alive at this point in my life.

How I live my faith

I have participated in numerous service projects and organizations to help better the community. I now encourage my roommates in college to do the same and get involved on campus to help better our society. I am also called to teach the men of the congregation on Sundays. I prepare each day the lesson I am going to teach them and apply the principles I am going to teach them so that I can testify of my own experiences.