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Hi I'm Bradley Brown

I was born in Utah, raised in Arkansas. I love to learn. I play football and run track. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving as a missionary in the Salt Lake City South mission (June 2016-June 2018) I love sports! Playing in and watching sporting competitions fill me with joy, especially football, basketball, and track. All through high school I played everything I could and I went and supported my classmates in the sports that I couldn't play in. Before my mission, I worked on the unique sport of trampolining, from doing cool tricks to running up walls using the special Euro Tramp. I love to bounce! Many little kids often refer to me as a professional. I also love the pursuit of knowledge. I particularly enjoy the subjects of history and math. I am also an Eagle Scout. Honestly, I just love life and all of the challenges and experiences it provides me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a Mormon, but that isn't why I still am a Mormon. I'm a Mormon because I've seen all of the other options for religion that the world has to offer, and I like being a Mormon the best. I've gained a testimony of the church and its truth. I've read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if it is true and I have received a confirmation of its truth. There isn't a place in the world that can match the powerful spirit that can be felt at our church or at our temples. I honestly feel like my key source of happiness is waking up every morning and knowing that Heavenly Father loves me and I'm a member of his one and only true church. I don't know what I'd do without the powerful influence of church on my life. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

In Arkansas, religion is a big part of everyone's daily lives. We have a unique way of life here. Everyone freely and openly accepts each other's religious beliefs as long as they are centered on Christ. I live my faith by discussing Christ with my friends whenever they have questions about my religion, even if it is in the middle of a football game because that's happened before. As a football player, I choose not to attend Sunday football practices because I believe that Sunday is a holy day where we rest from our labors and go to church. I also do as much service as I can through the church. We volunteer for community service at least once a month and I also did a lot of service to become an Eagle Scout. Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints isn't a burden at all, it is a blessing. Everyone knows my standards and tries their best to behave well around me so that I can keep my standards a little easier. Some of my friends even keep drinks in their fridges just for me because I can't drink tea, coffee or alcohol. I love being a Mormon in Arkansas.