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Hi I'm Brent R Craven

I am blessed to be a Husband, Father, Grandfather, Teacher and I am happy to be a Mormon.

About Me

I am a family man. I love being married to my wife. Home is where I love to be because of what I experience through a happy family life. I have been blessed to become a father and grandfather. Our children have been and continue to be the significant priority in my life. My hobby is my family and it is the best hobby one can have. As a teacher of youth I see first hand every day the effects of broken homes, contention in families and the confusion generated by the decline in family values. As a religious educator I feel blessed to be able to teach the scriptures and to help youth come to feel and accept the power of God's word.I love to teach and feel alive and vibrant because of my association with righteous youth. As a student of the scriptures I have come to know that Christ teachings provide answers to life's difficulties.

Why I am a Mormon

I am life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I belong to a wonderful family who love one another and live according to the principles that govern happiness. In a world of decaying values I feel extremely grateful to have been raised in an active LDS family where we enjoyed the blessing of the Gospel and were united by the core values that we embrace because of a knowledge of the truth. What I felt and came to know as a child I continue to know and feel as an adult. Now with my own family I am able to watch these same core values effect the choices and character of my own children and grandchildren. Having a firm abiding testimony of the truth that has distilled like dew over a lift time has governed my actions and created joy. I know the Savior has a plan that is calculated to bring me home to His presence. I know that plan has been reveled in modern time through prophets and that prophets walk the earth today. I know that the revelations contained in the Book of Mormon are true and that I have become closer to the Savor through a study of that book.

How I live my faith

Because I am Mormon I have been blessed to know truth that governs and directs my choices. Having these commandments and guidelines has helped me to avoid pitfalls and sorrow. I strive each day to live my life in accordance to revelations of Jesus. I know His way is the right way. I am not perfect and fall short but have come to know that as I strive to live right I feel right and my associations with others are more meaningful and complete. I am a witness that the principles of the Gospel change lives. I have been able to serve as an ecclesiastical leader and I have seen first hand the fruits of he Gospel bless lives. I have also witnessed the guilt and sadness in the lives of people who strayed from their values and adopt the satanic influences of the world. I have also witnessed the change wrought on people who apply the atonement of our Lord and Savior and change and become whole. The truths contained in the Gospel of Jesus Christ are sustaining and comforting. I know that living according to these principles blesses my life.