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Hi I'm Broderick Melling

I love people watching. My dream is to go to an EPL soccer game. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have the best family ever! I grew up in Texas, but moved to Cedar City, Utah before graduating high school. Studying and work take up all of my time, but I enjoy both so that's fine by me. I attend the University of Utah and am studying Exercise Physiology. I might be a doctor. I might be an orthodontist. I heretofore do not know and may not know for quite some time! But I'm not worried about deciding...for now.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know my Savior lives. I strive every day to follow him, and be worthy to access his atoning grace. I need the Atonement to be happy. I know that by living the principles of the doctrine of Christ, we can all be cleansed from our sins and we can allow the Savior to make up for our shortcomings. I love my Savior. I love His church. I know that this, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is His church. The same church he set up during his earthly ministry. How do I know this? Because I gave it a shot. I tried it. I did what everyone who has ever lived, is living now, and will ever live can do, and asked my Heavenly Father to show me the way. He did. And here I am. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by constantly trying to become a better version of me. I also go to church and teach the teenagers in our local congregation about the gospel. They honestly teach me more than I teach them though.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Broderick Melling
The invitation to put our church to the test is incredible. We invite people investigating the church to simply study it out. Read from the Book of Mormon, and pray to our Heavenly Father to find out if it is true. He is the only one that can give you an answer. So to put the answer plain and simple, here it is: Take a Book of Mormon, read from it, ponder in your heart the message it contains, and then pray to our Heavenly Father and ask if it is true. If the answer is yes, then Joseph Smith was called to restore the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ on the earth in our times today, we have a prophet today whose name is Thomas Monson, the Atonement of our Savior, Jesus Christ, is real, and this church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is God's kingdom on earth again today. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Broderick Melling
Prophets that lived here on the American continent from the time period of 600 B.C. to about 421 A.D. wrote the Book of Mormon. We know that God is the same everywhere, and just as He spoke to prophets in the Middle East and Jerusalem, He spoke to prophets on this continent and told the people how to live their lives and prepare for the coming of Jesus Christ. We see all through the Book of Mormon, that the people who follow these prophets and their teachings, are blessed by our Heavenly Father, and those who reject the prophets are not blessed or promised the blessings as those who did were. Show more Show less