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Hi I'm Brayden Flint

I'm from Florida, I love to help others, and I'm a Missionary headed to Philippines, Quezon City Mission!

About Me

My name is Brayden. Ever since I was very young I've enjoyed being active, exploring God's beautiful planet, creating art, and working with my hands. I love to express myself through things I create, including works of art, my restored/customized motorcycle and wood working projects. I love to support MotoGP and Tourist Trophy races. At the end of this month (August 2017) I report to the Provo MTC where I will learn and prepare to serve a productive two years as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My most important goals include completing said mission with honor, being sealed for time and all eternity, raising a family unto the Lord, and always..ALWAYS holding a temple recommend.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I became a Mormon and the reason I stay a Mormon are two very different things. Let me explain. I was a born and raised a Mormon in Utah. Though I am very thankful for the fullness of Christ's gospel during my childhood, and the attributes I have gained for having been raised the way I was, there came a time in my life when I needed to decide for myself if everything I had learned was true. I thought it was true, because my parents believed it was true. I had to ask myself; Do I believe it is true? When the answer to my question was that I didn't know, I started asking questions prayerfully to my father in heaven, to my teachers at school, and to persons of other religious beliefs. What I found did not come immediately, and it did not come by just simply asking. It required working, searching (in the right places), and sacrificing. During this time I made a lot of choices that were followed by difficult and (to my surprise) unsatisfying repercussions. I regret those choices because through them I found that they were wrong, I also treasure those experiences for the same reason: I now know they were wrong. They became answers to my questions. After over a year of what I would describe as grueling labor and others may call a walk in the park. I found two VERY important things to be TRUE; First, that Jesus Christ lived and died for EVERYONE, and his atonement heals, cleanses and strengthens our every weakness. With the purpose of qualifying us to live with our Father in Heaven again. Second, Joseph Smith was and is a Prophet of God. Plain and simple, it is TRUE. He was a man with an especially loving nature, and honest character. With these two truths; ANY question, doubt or confusion you may have can and will be answered with time and sincere humility. These two truths are why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I teach the youth, ages 11-12, and it's the best calling in the world! Another way I enjoy serving my ward is to offer to help bless the sacrament when the need arises. I do my best. I fall short of my own expectations every day. But I have come to know that trying again and again to be my best self is God's expectation of me. I can live a happy and fulfilling life by remembering this truth, by living my faith to the best of my ability every single day, And having a foundation built upon the teachings of Christ. Hear the words of the Prophet Helaman; "And now, my sons, remember, remember that it is upon the rock of our Redeemer, who is Christ, the Son of God, that ye must build your foundation; that when the devil shall send forth his mighty winds, yea, his shafts in the whirlwind, yea, when all his hail and his mighty storm shall beat upon you, it shall have no power over you to drag you down to the gulf of misery and endless wo, because of the rock upon which ye are built, which is a sure foundation, a foundation whereon if men build they cannot fall." (Book of Mormon, Helaman 5:12) I remind myself of this scripture, and of another truth: That despite our differences and individuality, we can all use the same God given tools to build a foundation whereon we will not fall! Those tools include but are not limited to; Serving others, magnifying our church callings, studying our scriptures, listening to hymns, attending all church meetings, loving one another and being obedient to God's commandments. The most important tool in my life is Jesus Christ's Atonement, for without it, using the other tools is a tremendously more difficult task.