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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a Mormon. I love my wife and my life. Through Jesus Christ comes true lasting happiness.

About Me

I am happily married to my beautiful amazing wife. We have a beautiful littl girl. I like sports and the outdoors. I like to travel and visit new places and experience cultures. My wife and I own a mobile detailing business and I also work as a graphic designer.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the LDS church but I did not gain a true testimony until I was about 18 years old. For most of my life I had enjoyed the church and the social aspect of it as most of my close friends were members in my local ward. During my high school years as I became more independent I was curious about different beliefs and ways of life. I still was attending church most of the time with my family but the I viewed my life and the world became skewed and I was living in the moment a lot more than thinking of the future and consequences for my actions, good or bad. I had become very occupied with my social life and sports and forgot some basic principles that I had been taught growing up. But at that time I didn't realize it. I as though I was on top of the world and almost invincible, as many high school age boys do. After high school I hit a wall. I was woken up to reality. I had some major life altering choices to make. Go to college? Join the military? Serve a 2 year LDS mission as is expected of every healthy and worthy 19 year old male in the church? Just work and save money? I was seriously considering each one of these options and honestly I was leaning towards joining the military or go off to college. I was nearing my 19th birthday and still had no decision. I was constantly being asked by friends and family if/ when I was planning on serving a mission. Some I told the truth others I said yeah soon I will turn in my mission application but inside there was a battle raging. I did not know if I could give up 2 years of my life to teach people something I was not absolutely sure myself. I had a series of serious discussions with my parents. One of them in particular I remember... I was sitting with my dad and he asked me if I was going to serve a mission. I hated that question. As I felt a pit in my stomach and sort a pain in my heart I said " I don't know." I was expecting a reaction like " Well you have to!" or "You really need to go, that is what is expected of you, if you do not your mother and I will be very disappointed." But what my dad really said was, "OK, that's a decision you will have to make for yourself." I was stunned! He proceeded to share with me his testimony about the truths he believed in and why he knew the gospel of Jesus Christ is true. After this conversation I was changed. I really thought I would have to go on a mission or be shamed. But in reality whatever decision I made it would be respected and my parents would still love me. My dad is a really intelligent man and he really believes in the church. This thought kept replaying itself in my head. One night I was alone in my room thinking about what to do with my life. I my Book of Mormon on my desk and I pulled it out and read a few random scriptures and I felt in my heart a desperation to know if what I had been taught all my life was true. I turned around and dropped to my knees. I looked as if I were looking towards heaven. with all the humility I had I took a deep breath and bowed my head. I started to pray, "Heavenly Father, if you are really there... I need to know. Is this really the true church? Are all the things the church teaches true? Are all the things I have been taught my whole life true?" In that moment that I finished that sentenced I felt, almost as it was water rushing through my body and filling me up from my head to my heart and down through my legs, the most peaceful feeling I have ever felt. It was a feeling of joy and happiness that can't be adequately described with words. I knew it was Heavenly Father send a confirmation from through the Holy Ghost that it was true! I knew without any doubt that it was an answer to my prayer! I started smiling and getting teary eyed all at once. I continued praying and thanking my Heavenly Father. I knew! I knew! I know! God in His infinite love gave me an answer that I will never deny. I know that Jesus Christ is my savior. I know through his atonement and His gospel we can all be happy for eternity. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I know we having a living prophet on the earth today. I know God and Jesus Christ live and love all of us. And that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. I serve others by giving my time and efforts to those in need and lending a helpful hand. I love and respect my wife and my family. I work hard and make an honest living.

Are Mormons Christians?

Chris
Yes. We believe in Jesus Christ. The Son of our Heavenly Father. He lives and is the savior of the world. He suffered for us so that we can repent and be forgiven of our sins. He was resurrected so we can all live again. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Chris
The missionaries will share a message about where we came from, why we are here on earth and where we are going after this life. They will share and testify of Jesus Christ. They will share how families can be together forever. They will talk and teach about the Book of Mormon:Another Testament of Jesus Christ, a companion set of scriptures to the Holy Bible. They will share their personal testimonies and teach how to find the truth for yourself. Of course this will not be accomplished in one sitting so be patient and ask sincere questions and you will be amazed at the peace and love you will feel as they share and as you are sincere with them. Show more Show less