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Hi I'm Bren Durfee

I grew up in Grantsville Utah. I'm the second youngest in a family of nine. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am from a small town. I did lots of sports throughout high school but I mainly ran track and will continue running in college when I return from my mission. I have 5 older siblings that have all served, or are still serving, missions. I like to play basketball, go camping, and go on runs through fields near my home.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised in this gospel, I had to gain a testimony for myself. I did this through fervently praying and studying my scriptures, especially my Book of Mormon. By these means I got this eternal feeling inside myself, this feeling was consistent as long as I did these things. That's when I knew that the church was true, that Jesus Christ truly and selflessly took everything that we have ever done upon himself. Every shameful, hurtful, and painful thing we have ever done is now paid for through Christ. I know that Thomas S. Monson speaks to God, and the words and guidance he gives us is the words and guidance the Lord is giving us. I know without a doubt that the spirit can touch you if you're open to it, and that it will surely change your life like it has mine countless times.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by constantly looking for ways to help and serve others. I understand the true meaning of happiness while I am serving others. I regularly attend my church services and go once a month to check up on some families in my area. I always try to be a good example of my religion. I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Lisbon Portugal Mission