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Hi I'm Bryce

I'm a project manager working on the latest, cutting edge mobile phone technology. On the off time I'm a DJ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have always been fascinated with technology and the impact it can have on our lives. This fascination has led me to some of my favorite hobbies, like building computers and PC video gaming. My passion for technology has also led me to my current profession as a project manager in the mobile industry. Working with the latest cell phones and tablets is very exciting to me. I try to balance my life, though. I've been happily married for over seven years now and am blessed with two sons who, in between creating huge messes and resisting bed times, bring great joy to my life. We're definitely not perfect, but we're trying our best and with the Savior's help, I hope we can get their.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often called Mormon), is the most natural thing in the world for me. Although I grew up in a Mormon home, I still took time to research the beliefs other other faiths, both Christian and non-Christian, to compare what I had been taught with what else was out there. The result? I gained far more appreciation for the simple, beautiful truths that are taught by the prophets and apostles who lead the Church. Having prophets and apostles today is a testament to me that God loves us now, just as much as He loved our forefathers in the times of scriptures. We, as societies, families, and individuals, need the foresight and wisdom that God provides through His consecrated servants. I pray for, and receive, personal revelation, but I have learned that what I receive is no substitute for the grand and marvelous truths prophets can reveal as a virtue of that holy station. The greatest of these truths taught by modern-day prophets is how families can continue on into the eternities, and not end at death. Ancient prophets have taught that "neither is the man without the woman, nor the woman without the man" and that a man should "cleave unto his wife, and they twain shall become one flesh". Surely God would not create and sanctify a relationship so precious and joyous as that which exists between husband and wife only to allow it to crumble as soon as one spouse passes away. Our prophets have taught us that through the blessings and covenants we make in our sacred temples, a man and woman can be married together for all eternity. There is no blessing greater to me than to be married to my wife for all eternity, both of us dwelling in the presence of our great Father in Heaven

How I live my faith

Being an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not a Sunday-only commitment--it is a complete commitment that I gladly make each day. Each morning and evening, I counsel with the Lord on how I can best serve Him and my family. My family and I also pray and study the scriptures together daily--not just the Book of Mormon, but also both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. In my personal study, include the church magazines, which contain new messages from our prophet and apostles. For referential information, I'll even refer over to the writings of Josephus, the Book of Jasher, and other ancient documents to better understand a particular passage. That's not any sort of doctrinal requirement, but it's one more way I seek to learn as much as I can about the Lord Jesus Christ through the scriptures. One of the most special ways that I live my faith is to serve in the priesthood of my local congregation. Neither I, nor anyone else in the congregation, is monetarily compensated for our service, but I know that the Lord blesses me richly for dedicating time and effort to serve Him. As a holder of the holy priesthood of God, I have the great privilege of baptizing, conferring the Holy Spirit, administering communion, healing and blessing others by the laying on of hands, and other precious and sacred ministrations. To be allowed this level of trust by the Lord, I strive to always live my life according to His teachings. I do not smoke, drink, or take recreational drugs. I am completely devoted to my wife and do not engage in adultery or pornography. I try hard not to demean others and to see the good in people of other philosophies or creeds. I try to serve and care for those around me, as I'm sure Jesus would have me do. Living in these last, wondrous days with the full light of the Christ's church restored to the earth, I am incredibly grateful for my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Are Mormons Christians?

Bryce
Absolutely! I believe in and have a testimony that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and is my personal Savior. It was through Christ's self-sacrifice suffering in Gethsemane and then again on the cross that generated the divine forgiveness and grace upon which I rely to return to live with my Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ again. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Bryce
The priesthood is the delegated power and authority of God, given to man for the purposes of serving the Lord and those around us. The priesthood allows worthy and dedicated men to serve Him by leading congregations of the church, performing sacred ordinances like baptism, conferring the Holy Spirit, and administering communion, and laying hands on those who are sick or afflicted and giving blessings of comfort, counsel and healing. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Bryce
Joseph Smith, a simple and obscure farm boy living in upstate New York, was chosen by God through divine revelation, in the same manner as ancient prophets, and called to translate a sacred record preserved by the Lord into what we, today, call the Book of Mormon. Joseph's humility and commitment to obedience through even the most intense persecution, set him apart as one upon whom the Lord could rely to remain faithful to divine revelation and instruction. The message of hope, redemption, and joy that Joseph Smith brought from God to mankind was immediately attacked by many groups and mobs sought to fight against the teachings of the Lord through Joseph Smith the prophet, even to the point of murdering Joseph and his brother Hyrum. The legacy of Joseph Smith, a prophet of God, is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The light, knowledge, peace, and joy that the teachings of the church, revealed to Joseph Smith by Jesus Christ and other heavenly messengers, warms the lives of more than 14 million church members worldwide, and many more who are just now receiving the gospel message. Show more Show less

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

Bryce
The growth of the Church is fueled by two key factors: First, it is the one true church on the earth! While most churches have great value and earnestly strive to make the world a better place, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only church on the earth that contains all of the teachings, authority, and ordinances given by God for our growth and progression to become like His Son. People are drawn to the truth and, when they find it, many have the faith and courage to let Christ change their lives. Second, the Holy Spirit of God leads people to the truth and is really the driving force behind our missionary work. Our missionaries present messages and provide answers to the questions of those investigating our church, but the Holy Spirit comes to those seeking to learn more and does the real teaching. It is the confirmation of the truth from the Holy Spirit that helps people understand the missionaries' message and what they need to do in order to follow Christ. Show more Show less