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Hi I'm Brent

I work in a print shop in Utah, ride off-road motorcycles, play golf, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of 4 children. I am an entrepreneur and involve myself in 2 businesses. I went to college and graduated with a BA in Business Management. When I was younger, I spent a lot of my time riding dirt bikes and snowboarding. I was an amateur snowboard racer, competing in Utah. I still occasionally ride dirt bikes, and golf. I enjoy spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 8 years old. I have known from a young age that the gospel principles taught me were true. I am grateful to know that God has restored His priesthood authority and church again upon the earth. For centuries, God's children did the best they could without His authorized servants on the earth. Today, with Apostles and Prophets leading Christ's church again, I know that as I follow their counsel and direction, I will be happier here in this life, and the life after this. I am grateful to live upon the earth at this time. God loves all of his children on the earth, and has revealed his plan for them to return to live with him once again and receive the blessings which come from righteousness and obedience to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Through decades of studying and trying to live by His word, I know that Jesus is the Son of God, and that he came to earth to make it possible for all of God's children to return to live with them, and with our families throughout eternity.

How I live my faith

My current calling in the church is that of a counselor to the bishop of the ward. Beside administering the organization of the church within ward (local congregation), we also minister to the needs of all who live within the ward boundary - regardless of their religious affiliation. Each week I attend church with my family on Sunday, and one to two weeknights, the Bishopric meets with members of the ward either at the church or at their homes. On a monthly basis I go with another priesthood holder, and visit members of our ward as part of "home teaching". We see to their physical and spiritual needs, and share a brief spiritual message by the Prophet. Other opportunities to serve those who are in need are frequent. Recently, I volunteered at a cannery, where they were canning beef chunks. During my 4 hour shift, I scooped about 8 tons beef chunks out of large 2-ton containers of pre-cut raw beef which was put into cans, sealed, cooked, and boxed for use in the bishop's storehouses for the poor and needy. Other food items processed there include green beans, beef stew, grape juice, pizza sauce, and salsa.