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Hi I'm Brent

I live in Texas. I have retired from my career working insurance claims. I am a happy grandpa. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my family. I have been married for 30 years. 3 of my 4 kids are married and I have 4 wonderful grandchildren. I have worked as an insurance claims adjuster for over 25 years. I enjoy watching college football, especially when BYU plays. I also enjoy collecting interesting coins from all over the world. I am testing retirement. My wife and I will be serving a mission in Arkansas. We are really excited to dedicate ourselves full time to sharing the gospel and building relationships with people. We look forward to blessing the lives of others and we know we will be blessed by God and by those we serve and love.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that we all have a Heavenly Father who loves us and wants to bless us. I know that this mortal experience is both training and a test, designed to teach us to prize righteousness and to prepare us for an eternity of peace with all those who love righteousness. I feel the Spirit of God in my life as I choose to follow the teachings and example of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I want to be filled with God's love always. I know that God wants us to choose righteousness because we love it, and not because we fear Him. I know that He wants to bless us. Many of His blessings are conditioned upon covenants with Him to keep His commandments and obey His will, instead of persisting in the pride of our own hearts. I know that God has restored his church in our day through the prophet, Joseph Smith. I have read the Book of Mormon thoroughly many times and I know it is the inspired word of God which teaches the true principles of His gospel. I know that the Priesthood of God has also been restored to the earth and that there are servants of God who are authorized to administer covenants and saving ordinances in His name. These servants of God are the faithful holders of the Priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I want to receive all of the blessings God wants to bestow upon me. That's why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have had many wonderful experiences serving in the church. I am currently serving as a leader in the Priesthood, with stewardship over more than 30 amazing men whose talents far exceed my own. I am in awe of God's organization of his church and what a powerful force for good we when we unite together and serve each other. I enjoy our weekly discussions regarding how we can be better husbands, fathers, leaders, and disciples of Jesus Christ. I recently completed a 2 year term of service on our home owner's association board. I really enjoyed working with others to preserve the beauty and harmony in the neighborhood. I love working with good people of all faiths in helping to make life a better place for all. I am excited about the missionary assignment that my wife and I will be serving in together.