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Hi I'm Brian

I'm a Mormon; I grew up in Woods Cross Utah, and am currently serving a mission in the New Hampshire Manchester Mission!

About Me

I am a young man working to serve the lord in the mission field. My parents are divorced and my father is inactive in the church. I have a twin brother and three married sisters, with two nieces, and one nephew. I love to have fun! I enjoy creating films/video(Checkout Cut Off Films YouTube), Dancing or B-Boying (break dance), Artwork, music, playing any type of games/sports, watching movies, reading fictional books, and doing things out of the ordinary, etc. pretty much whatever flies at the time. Something everyone should know about me is that I am a nerd, but a cool one at that... yep The most important thing life has to offer is my Family; The family I have now, as well as the family that I see in my future. My family continues to grow each day. I enjoy developing friendships that will last forever. Once we were all in heaven together, and whenever I start a good relationship I like to think that I have "reestablished heavenly connections." Families are the most important Unit in time and in the Eternities. To those who may be reading this who know me: I LOVE YOU GUYS!!! "Families are the treasures of heaven." (Niel L. Anderson)

Why I am a Mormon

I have been blessed to have the gospel early in life. Raised in the LDS church I didn't really know anything different. At a younger age, as far as I was concerned everyone was Mormon and everyone went to church. It was a way of life. However, God has given us free agency. As we grow we come to understand things differently. As I grew I began to become more converted to the gospel. My entire life has been a great tree of testimonial growth. Now I have come to see the divine potential that I have, and more importantly; I see all that my Heavenly father expects of me. I know that he has a plan for me, and for each of you! I trust him, I need him, and I love him.

How I live my faith

I've learned a lot about myself in the short time I have been a missionary. In all honesty I never expected what I would find out here. I am a son of God! I am a representative of him; my calling is divine and my potential limitless. I am a witness of the divine nature of God. He is our loving heavenly father. He wants to bless us. All he asks is that we obey his commandments. I serve the Lord because I know that if I put him first all the righteous things I hope for can become reality. I have dreams. And I do these things to lay up for myself Treasures in Heaven or in other words "reestablishing heavenly connections." My favorite scriptures are: Helamen: 5:8 3 Nephi: 13:21 D&C: 18: 10,15,16 (Replace the word treasure with family or friendship) Eternal life is nothing without those that you love. I know that true joy and happiness comes only by obedience to the Lord. He has given me everything; I only do what I can to give him something in return. And that is me.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Brian
If you want my honest opinion it's because women don't need the priesthood. Women have a moral power that no man could ever achieve. If it wasn't for the moral force of women our church would not be the church of God. It's as simple as all of these scriptures: Alma 56:47, Alma 57:21, Alma 19:16-31, and Doctrine and covenants 25: (3, 10), there are many more but I will leave you with the most powerful doctrine I can place concerning the mater. 1 Corinthians 11:11 "Neither is the man without the woman nor the woman without the man in the lord" The Relief society is one of the Largest Women Organizations in the world, and it comes from the moral power of the women of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints. These Women (and all Women) are Daughters of God and ought to be treated like the royalty that they are. Show more Show less