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Hi I'm Michael Brandon

I am a musician. I am an athlete. I am a missionary in New Jersey. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Aurora, Colorado. Also known as the "303". Right now I have the wonderful oppourtunity to be a full time missionary for the church. I am in New Jersey. I was in a rock band for many years prior to my decision to serve the Lord. I was the lead singer and the bass player. We wrote and produced two full length albumbs before I was 17 years old. We played shows every weekend in Denver for the majority of my high school life. I also play football, and I am planning on continuing that after my mission when I go back to college. I love spending time with my family, reading, longboarding, listening to music, and chillin with my friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I read the Book of Mormon and pondered the message it contained in my heart. I then prayed to God to know if it was true. I told God that if it was true I would live my life according to His commandments, and never fall away. I put it all on the table, and put my trust in Him. Upon doing so the Spirit of the Lord came upon me with such force that I knew it could not have come from man. A prophet named Joseph Fielding Smith said this, “The Spirit of God speaking to the spirit of man has power to impart truth with greater effect and understanding than the truth can be imparted by personal contact even with heavenly beings. Through the Holy Ghost the truth is woven into the very fibre and sinews of the body so that it cannot be forgotten”. That is the experience I had. There is no question in my mind. The spirit taught me Gods truth about the Book of Mormon. Because the Book of Mormon is true I know that Joseph Smith is a prophet of God as well. No mortal man could have written that book unless he were commanded and helped from above. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the Lord's church again on the earth restored in its fullness just as Joseph Smith said it was.

How I live my faith

Right now I am a full time missionary. I don't go to school. I don't have a job. All I do is preach the gospel. Being a full time missionary is not a requirement in the church. However, I consider it a great blessing in my life. Every day I try to find new people to share this message with, teach those that have already been found, help those individuals make covenants or promises with God (like baptism), and support the local members of the congregation. It is the best experience of my life! I spend several hours every day studying the scriptures, and say MANY prayers to build my faith in the Savior, and strengthen relationship to our Heavenly Father. My number one goal is to feel the spirit in my life 100% of the time, and to testify about our Savior, Jesus Christ.