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Hi I'm Brad Proper

Grew up in Utah and New Zealand, excited to serve a mission in Utica, New York. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I was born in Springville, Utah and grew up mostly in Utah County. When I was 11, my family moved to New Zealand and we lived there for almost 2 years. This was such an amazing opportunity and an experince that I will continue to look back on often. We moved back to Utah, this time landing in Midway, just in time for me to start highschool, where I attended Wasatch Highschool. I have since then graduated and am preparing to head out on a LDS Mission to Utica, New York. I will serve here for 2 years, serving and teaching the people of Upstate New York. I am incredibly excited for this next chapter of my life and the growth that will come from it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family where both my parents were Mormon, but as time has gone on, I have realized just what a blessing it is to have the knowledge that this church has. Being a Mormon has become more than just a religion for me. It's a way of living, a new way of thinking. You begin to love everyone around you, and even though life isn't easy, it becomes happier overall. I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

The best way I am living my faith by preparing to serve a mission. It is a big commitment and an amazing opportunity, one that will continue to give back for the rest of my life. I am preparing by reading the Book of Mormon every day, along with Preach my Gospel, which is basically a guidebook for missionaries, showing you how and what to teach. I am soon going to make sacred covenants in the temple.