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Hi I'm Gregory Brian

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Southern California.

About Me

I have grown up in Southern California, and continue to reside here today. I served a mission in Johannesburg, South Africa and attended Utah State University -- all that feels like a long time ago. I now have a wonderful spouse and 5 children. I work in the computer software and consulting industry. I'm a baseball/softball fanatic - particularly when it comes to my kids teams.

Why I am a Mormon

I was fortunate to have been taught about prophets and the scriptures when I was younger. I was taught Christian principles and values. I am a Mormon because I know Jesus Christ is my Savior; I know that all of us chose, prior to this life, to follow a plan in which we are now participating. I know this is Christ's church that was returned to the earth through a prophet.

How I live my faith

I work closely with our Bishop as a counselor to assist some of the organizations including the young children (under 12) and some of the youth (age 12). I also assist those in charge of teaching and organizing emergency preparedness. As a family, we try to get together every night to recap the day, read some scriptures and say a family prayer.

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Gregory Brian
Yes, Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture. God has established a pattern of communication when directing and teaching his people. The prophets, throughout the ages have been commanded to write what they know, experience and teach. The writings of some of those ancient prophets have passed through many hands - not all who collected, translated or edited those writings were listening to God, so some mistakes were made when the Bible, as we know it, was compiled. Excluding those mistakes, we believe the Bible to be the word of God. Show more Show less