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Hi I'm Brian Evans

I'm an avid musician, a sports lover, a dedicated college student, a fan of comedy, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a big family, eleven kids, of which I am the tenth. There are seven boys and four girls, and I am a twin. I really love sports, and I take every chance I get to play them; I'm also a dedicated and loyal sports spectator...I can even watch golf! My family is big on music (we've basically got enough people to make a choir), and I play the piano and sing. I recently returned from a two-year church mission to Puebla, Mexico, where I learned to speak Spanish and helped hundreds of families learn about the principles of Christ's gospel. I now attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and I study accounting. In my free time I like hanging out with friends, eating Mexican food, and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. I have friends who get so caught up in living up to the expectations of the world and chasing pleasures from the wrong sources, and they're not happy. They're not at peace. They don't find life fulfilling. I do, because I know where I came from, because I know why I am here, and because I know that the Lord has covenants and promises that will bless my life. I know He loves me. That knowledge gives me more peace and joy and happiness than can be found anywhere else.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example. My family lived in the same small town for over thirty years, and so everyone basically knows that I'm a Mormon. That gave me a great opportunity to show that I was unashamed of my beliefs through my words and actions. Since there are not very many members of the Church where I grew up, sometimes I really stuck out. That's okay, though, because people realized that I had something different, and that it's something that they wanted and could have. I was also able to be an example as a Church missionary in Mexico. As a 6'2" American I really stood out among the Mexican people, and the opportunities I had to share and show Christ's love were an example to those around me. Although I don't live in Mexico or where I grew up, I continue to try to be an example to those people I have met throughout my life by staying connected and reminding them that they are of worth and that God loves them.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Brian Evans
The best way to know the truth of anything is to ask God. He is waiting and willing to bless us with a knowledge of the truth. The Book of Mormon promises us that if we ask with a sincere heart and real intent, the spirit of God will manifest unto us the truth of all things. That promise is sure. It works for you, for me, for anybody that has ever lived or will ever live and that has a sincere desire to know. If you pray to know if Mormonism is true, God will give you an answer. Show more Show less