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Hi I'm Chris

I am a husband, father of 3, a Physical Therapist and am addicted to fishing. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and grew up in Southern California. At age 19, I served a religious mission in Northern Italy for two years. Later, I graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training. I plan on furthering my education and becoming a Physical Therapist. I enjoy the great outdoors. Fishing is my favorite hobby. Some of my other hobbies include: hiking, camping, snowboarding, wakeboarding, playing sports, reading, and doing just about anything active. Baseball is my favorite sport and I am an avid Dodgers fan. I am married to my best friend, and am the proud father of a little baby girl. My girls are most important to me, and they make me happier than anything else in the whole world!

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized a member of the Mormon church when I was 8 years old. I received my testimony about this church when I was a teenager. I needed to know for myself if the church was true instead of just following my parents. I prayed and I received my answer through a feeling in my heart. I felt that the church was true and that I was doing the right thing by attending it. Today I can attribute the happiness and joy in my life to following the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It is the true church of our savior, Jesus Christ. It contains the fullness of his doctrine, and can help each of us achieve eternal life.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as an Assistant Scoutmaster to the young boys in our congregation ages 11-17. I supervise them as they plan, coordinate, and implement various scouting activities. Our troop enjoys weekly meetings and monthly campouts. I also serve by teaching the young boys on Sundays. I still feel like I am a young kid, so I feel like I fit right in with the youth. I receive no payment for my services, but I am constantly blessed with joy from my Heavenly Father.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

I know with all my heart that the Lord has called a prophet today just like Moses in the days of old. He has also called 12 apostles just like Jesus Christ did when He lived on the earth. Now just like in days of old, they were called by God and they speak the words that He would have us know. By listening to the prophet today we can know God's will for us, and His word will lead us to Eternal Life. We don't have to take the prophet's word for what he says; we can pray to know for ourselves if what he says is the will of the Lord. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Whenever I am in the outdoors and view the rivers, mountains and all of the other beautiful scenery, I feel a confirmation that all of these things were made by God. I know He lives and that he created all things. Show more Show less