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Hi I'm Christopher Fryer

I live in Seattle. I am an entrepreneur. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a young father of two awesome kids. My wife and I enjoy most action sports. I am the co-founder of a tech start-up and love entrepreneurship.

Why I am a Mormon

According to a lot of my past life decisions I shouldn't be living the awesome life that I live. Even though I grew up in Utah, where the LDS church headquarters are based, I was mostly agnostic. I prided myself in being "smarter" than the beleivers and kept my distance by being critical of the hope I saw in all they did and talked about. That all changed when I was confronted with some rather daunting consequences of some poor choices I had made. The future during this time began to look bleak. Then one day my uncle asked me a very though provoking set of questions: "Do you think this is your purpose in life? What do you think the purpose of this life is?" I couldn't even begin to answer him. As he began to tell me about God's plan I began to feel peace and hope about life again. He then made a promise that if I would put my life into the hands of the Lord that He would heal the problems I was facing. I later came to understand that putting my life in the Lord's hands meant that I would be willing to follow His commandments and trust in the spiritual guidance He would give me when making decisions. I came home after talking with my uncle to talk with my mom. She asked me to read just one verse in the Book of Mormon. Without hestitation I went to my room and began to read. I read the entire night long until I woke up with the book lying on my chest. I continued to read through the rest of the day and decided that I would test out the principles in the book. I decided to live according to the principles found in the Book of Mormon in order to see if they were true or not. That decision has completely changed my life in the best ways possible. Through the Book of Mormon I gained a testimony of Jesus Christ. It is because of Jesus Christ that I enjoy all the blessings that I do. I am a Mormon because I know that this is Jesus Christ's church and that he guides it through his prophets here on the earth.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by inviting others to participate in the goodness that I have received as a result of my faith in Jesus Christ. I love inviting people not of our faith to visit our Sunday services. I also focus much of my time on teaching my children principles of faith, prayer, and service to others. I love to see my kids grow in the knowledge of gospel principles. I also seek to be a loving and helpful husband. My wife is very spiritual by nature and so it's always a pleasure to read the Bible, Book of Mormon and other scriptures together.