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Hi I'm Brianna

I am a redhead. I grew up in Las Vegas. I am serving a mission in Peru. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Brianna Ballard. I'm a college student studying Chemical Engineering, yet I am taking a year and a half off from my education to serve the people of Piura Peru for a mission for my church. I love singing, dancing, broadway, volleyball, and spending time with others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe in Christ. I have felt his love, and I know that revelation from God happens even in this day and age. I grew up as a member, but I have always had to find and refine my faith. I know that when we do what is right, God blesses us. I know we have living prophets today who guide us and help us in our path back to live with Heavenly Father again. In my life, I've had a lot of loved ones pass away, but I know because of this gospel that I will be able to see them again. That is one of the most comforting parts of this gospel to me. I know that Christ came to this Earth and that we are truly happy when we try to emulate him. I know the Book of Mormon is true, and reading it will truly bless your life whether it be by answers to prays, daily uplift, or a greater knowledge of Heavenly Father and his plan. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I do not worship him, but I do know that he truly sacrificed everything for this church, and I honor and respect all that he has done to bring the true church back upon the Earth.

How I live my faith

I attend church weekly and am currently serving my ward as a Visiting Teaching Coordinator. Basically I report on how frequently each of the sisters in the ward visit each other and make sure that each member's needs are well met. I am in a Young Single Adult Ward with other college students ages 18-25. I help out whenever I can, and love participating in service projects.

Are Mormons Christians?

Yes. Our church is founded upon the teachings of Jesus Christ. We believe that he lived on Earth, and that one day he will come again. Our entire church is centered on Christ. Through him and only him can we be saved. Because of his sacrifice, we can all have our sins forgiven of us, we can be perfected and return to our Heavenly Father. There are many doctrines of our church, but one cannot be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints without believing in Jesus Christ. We stand as witnesses of him, and try to become more and more like him everyday. Show more Show less