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Hi I'm Chris

I was raised in the church in Mesa, Arizona.

About Me

I am getting ready to celebrate 10 years of being married and have three amazing children. I graduated from Arizona State University and current work in Business and General Aviation. I look forward each year for the opportunity to enjoy my favorite hobby of hunting and fishing. Also I enjoy playing golf when I find the time.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Mormon church, however, there came a point in my life when I had to decide if what I had been taught was true and if I wanted to continue being a member of it. I made the decision early in my life to serve a mission for my church at the age of 19, this led me to study and obtain my personal testimony of the church and not tell people on my mission the reason I was there was because "my parents said it was true" but because I knew for myself that everything the church represents and everything the leaders of the church invites the members to do is because it is the Lords will. Many churches that exist today teach many great and true principals that our Savior taught, however, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the only church that has the complete gospel that existed while Christ was on the earth. To me, the number one differentiator is that we have a living prophet on the earth today to guide us so we always know where we stand with our Heavenly Father, otherwise, we would be just like any other church.

How I live my faith

Being a member of the church there is not a week that goes by that I don't reflect on the life style I live today. I mean, I work with others who are not members of my church and though the people I work with are terrific people I still get questioned why I don't drink alcohol or whats the deal with the Book of Mormon and other questions that make being Mormon unique. Currently I have the opportunity to work in the men's organization of my ward. My duties include coordinating a program called "home teaching" where the men are put into companionships and are assigned families within our ward (geographic area of members of the church) to visit each month. During these visits the men share a message with the family and participate with the family in saying a prayer. They report back to myself each month and this way we get to know each other in the ward as well as are standing by in case the family ever needs help. It's an amazing and inspired program that allows us to be instruments in our Heavenly Father's hands and serve others.