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Hi I'm Maurice McBride

I'm a Mormon, a husband, a father, a recently retired attorney, and now a missionary with my wife in the Samoa Apia Mission.

About Me

I recently retired as an attorney working primarily in the field of homeland security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. What a wonderful experience it was to work together with some of the children of Abraham to help bring peace and stability in this particularly important part of the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I have read the Book of Mormon, studied it, and prayed about it. I testify that it is the word of God. An added blessing has been the opportunity to visit some of the geographical locations described in the Bible and in the Book of Mormon, people and places never to be forgotten.

How I live my faith

Working with the youth in church has been an especially rewarding opportunity. As one of our leaders once put it, "If you want to feel young again, work with the youth. If you want to feel old, try keeping up with them."

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Maurice McBride
It is important to note that one cannot know the truth of the Atonement as set forth in the Book of Mormon simply by having someone else tell him or her that it is true. Each person is entitled to know from God Himself, through the Spirit, that it is true. This is one of the great strengths of the book. Show more Show less