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Hi I'm Brandon Sanders

I grew up in Florida. I live in Idaho. I love to serve. I am on a mission in St. George Utah Spanish Speaking. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I like to surf, travel, explore, camp, and be adventurous. I am an Eagle Scout in The Boy Scouts of America. I look at life as a gift from God, and I believe that religion should pierce every aspect of life. You should never be afraid to speak up for what you believe in: "Be strong and of a good courage" (Joshua 1:9). There is much we can learn from the scriptures, and I urge everyone to read and reread them all (and then read it again). I believe that the Book of Mormon as well as the Bible contain many revelations describing the modern day, and those future events yet to come. Interpreting these passages should always be through the spirit of revelation as given by God. I plan for my future to be in the Army as an Officer. I want to bring freedom to those who do not have it and need it, and I want to preserve our own freedoms. I feel that the farther anyone can go, they should. I am Brandon, I surf, I am an Eagle Scout, I love life, I am a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I am a future soldier, I am a fighter for freedom, I feel my Savior's love daily, and I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon not because I was born into this church, but because I have found my faith in it. Everyone who comes is a convert whether you're born into it or not. I am a Mormon because I feel my Heavenly Father's love here, and I feel His works through this faith. When I was 15 years old I found out that God really does answer prayers. I studied the Book of Mormon, but at first maybe not with the greatest idea of how. One day after intensive study I felt the impression to go to the back of the Book of Mormon. When I went to the last Chapter of the book, Moroni Chapter 10, I found a promise as my eyes glued to verses 3-5. The promise was as thus: "Behold, I would exhort you that when ye shall read these things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye would remember how merciful the Lord hath been unto the children of men, from the creation of Adam even down until the time that ye shall receive these things, and ponder it in your hearts. And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things." I then began asking God, our Eternal Father, if what I was reading really was true. He answered my prayers. Through the Holy Ghost I felt Him say to me, "you know it is true." From that day on I have never been able to doubt, and I dare not. I know that the Father answered my prayers, and He can in fact answer yours. We must all do our part to study, search, ponder, and pray about this Gospel. "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened."

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by searching the Scriptures and following the commandments of our ancient and modern day Prophets. We can learn so much from the Gospel. It is the core of who I am. I know that as being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I feel the spirit tell me it is the one true church that Christ brought in its fullness to this Earth almost 2000 years ago and Christ has again brought back His original church through Joseph Smith, the Prophet of the Restoration. I love to share this Gospel. If I could share it with everyone, I would. Everyone needs this in their live whether they know it or not. The Gospel brings such joy into our lives. It can have such an effect on us that we desire to change ourselves in coordination with God's teachings. We feel so much happier when we do what we know to be right in our hearts. The Gospel allows me to tap into that even more. It gives me guidance, not rules, that can help me to develop into the character Christ wants to see me be. People all around us aren't living to the full capacity we know they could be. Many aren't happy in their own lives, because they feel something lacking. That is the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It brings true joy to the soul. I want to bring God's Plan of Happiness to the whole world. I know that if I can help change just one soul for the better that generations will be effected. I serve a full-time mission, because "the worth of souls is great in the sight of God." I want to bring others true joy as they learn the truth of the messages I have learned and now share.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Brandon Sanders
The family is the most important social unit in this life and eternity. You can learn more from family than anywhere else. Patience, love, virtue, gratitude, happiness, and so much more are life lessons learned through the family unit. God didn't intend for marriage to last only here, but forever. He wants to make us happy as He is with having children and a spouse who cares for us. That's why He has provided the way for us to be married and sealed for time and all eternity (instead of till death do us part). When we cherish and uplift our family we are doing the greatest of works possible in this life. The family is the center and biggest piece of the Plan of Happiness. Our Heavenly Father wants us to return to live with Him as families. He wants us to progress continually. He wants us to grow closer and love greater. He wants us to become like Him. Show more Show less