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Hi I'm Bryan

I was born as a non-member. I took the missionary discussions and fell in love with the gospel. Now I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am very quiet I've been told. I am full of energy however, and once it's let out, there is no stopping it until it has been exhausted. Two things in this world that I love the most are music and technology. After I serve my mission, I plan to go to BYU and major in either Mechanical Engineering or Network Engineering. With this degree I want to join the Air Force and become a pilot. I'd love to be a fighter pilot, but I love planes and anyone of them will be just fine. Besides my love for planes, I enjoy computers. I build them and maintain them, and I love to teach people about them and how to better use them. They can be massive tools for good or bad. I try to influence my peers for good (obviously). Other goals I have set for my life include having an eternal family. As I write this, I don not have an eternal family. My father is not a member, but we are getting him closer and closer every day I feel, even if it just nano-meters a day. I hope that by having an amazing eternal companion, I can show my father what could be his. I hope to maybe even do the baptism for him because I have been with him since the beginning. The connection we share is awesome and I absolutely love my father. I just want him to be fully enveloped in the love and support the gospel has to offer him. In summary, I am really quite a bundle. I love many things, but most of all I love the people around me and I hope to bring many friends to the love of the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I did not start out as a member. I grew up living with my Dad and moving around alot. Then he met my future mother. She was inactive at the time they met, but shortly after being married, she started becoming active again. With this brought the missionaries into our home. The feeling of warmth and joy was amazing when they were around. I discovered these feelings were even more abundant at church and I wanted to have those feelings all the time. I was baptized and began my long trail of learning in the church. As i slipped up every now and again, there was always my loving leaders, friends, family, and savior there to catch me. I learned of the atonement and was able to keep feeling that love, and that is why I have stayed with the church. I know this church is true. I know Joseph Smith is a prophet and that he restored Christ's true church back to the earth. I know that through hard work and obedience we can return to live with our Heavenly Father again. I know that as we stay with the gospel we can find true happiness and love.

How I live my faith

I think the biggest impact I have made so far is getting my Eagle Scout award. I was able to get my ward involved in helping a facility that assists abused and neglected children to have a cleaner and more efficient facility to better help the children with their therapy. I have held many other callings in my time with the church. I have always been in a leadership position since I joined the church. I have been in all the top leadership chairs for the boys' classes, I have led my peers in Sunday School, and I am currently the class president for our early morning church class before school known as seminary. I had no idea what I was getting into when I first stepped up to the plate to take my first leadership role. I had always been a follower, but never a leader. Through subsequent leadership opportunities, all the way to the one I am fulfilling now, I have learned that it is my role to lead people. I have learned that as hard as I am on myself for feeling like a bad leader, I will always be responsible because I possess the qualities of a leader. This I feel is one of my god given talents. I continue to take this talent and develop it, and I hope to be a truly polished leader one day that anyone can trust to follow.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Bryan
Of course not! We love to help out anyone who is in need. The missionaries are a perfect example of this. They will serve anyone that they see who is in need of service. I personally have gone beyond and helped out a large non-profit organization when I did my Eagle Scout project.In doing this I got much of my ward involved and we all had a really great time, and I personally feel as if I grew through this service. I personally love to serve anyone I see that is in need of service. Even simple acts of service can make a big difference, so why squander the moments you have to serve? Show more Show less