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Hi I'm Chandler

I have the greatest wife, I love me some football, My family is the greatest, I love my Savior, and I am a Mormon!

About Me

Well My name is Chandler Fordham but my friends call me Chan. I have two legit parents and 3 siblings! I am from Jackson, Tennessee. I am 22 years old and I spent two years serving a full-time mission in the Washington, Spokane Mission and loved it! One of my favorite things to do is play football. One of my goals is to play at BYU. Working hard at accomplishing goals I have set in football has established a pattern for me in my life. I work hard at things that mean a lot to me. I have an awesome wife who means everything to me and motivates me to be better at everything i do! She is the coolest girl i know! I love spending time with my family! My dad and both of my brothers are my heros!I am definently a Mama's boy! My mom is the smartest lady i know! My sister is a saint and such an example. I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my whole life but for a time I got away from the things that I knew to be good. But luckily because the Atonement is so real and so is the love that our Savior has for every single one of us, I am on the straight and narrow and never jumping off. My mission changed my life! I am eternally grateful for the opportunity that i have had to serve the Lord. Before my mission, I had a testimony that the Gospel was true but since I have been on my mission, I am converted to the Gospel. I love my Savior and I know with all of my heart that this is His church!

Why I am a Mormon

Well I am a Mormon because a misionary back in the 70s took two years out of his life to serve a mission in Pensacola, Florida. He taught my parents how they could come closer to the Savior. My mom and my dad acted on his invitation to read and pray about the Book of Mormon and they knew it was true! I was blessed to be born into the Church! I am eternally grateful for Brian Barnes and the Sedrick family! I am an active Mormon because I have read and prayed about the Book of Mormon and I know that it is the Word of God. And i know that the Church that Jesus Christ established. This is his Church and that is why i am Mormon! I love being one!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing the simple things first... I read the scriptures every single day. I go to Church every Sunday not because that's what I am told to do but because I know that it brings me closer to God! Out of a very busy and sometimes stressful week I know I can go somewhere for at least one hour to worship my Savior and not worry about the world and all that goes on in it! Most importantly I go every Sunday to renew promises that I have made with God! I live it by trying to be like Jesus to the best of my ability. I fall short alot but I strive every day to do what I know the Savior would do! And I share my faith with everyone I can! That is how live my faith.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

I proselyte because I know that what I am teaching is true! I know the blessing that I have had in my life are real and I know they come from living the Gospel of Jesus Christ! I also proselyte because the Savior did! And I am trying to be like Jesus! He taught very clearly.. "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations" (Matthew 28:19) That is why Mormon missionaries proselyte! Show more Show less