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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am Son of a loving Heavenly Father who has blessed me with a beautiful wife and 7 kids here on earth and one more that had to return to our Heavenly Father. I love being a husband and a dad. I love to rock climb. I have been climbing 20 years now and can say that it is something that saved me from dark times in my life. I love the outdoors and also all activities that get me outside from hiking, camping, kayaking, mountainbiking, surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and skateboarding. I also to work with my hands and build things, woodwork, and mechanics. I am a commercial construction foreman. My wife and I homeschool our children in leadership education and currently involved in founding a commonwealth school. I am into self reliance and am working on preparedness.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I grew up in the church but fell away from it at age 17. For 12 years I lived without the gospel in my life. It was at the end of those 12 years when I realized I was empty inside and had no direction. I was down to nothing and I needed to change. It was then that an old friend that was a bishop called me to visit with him. He told me that God was'nt concerned with where I have been but rather where I was going. I was able then, to feel the attonement of Christ work for me and it was at that time that I made the decision to come back. I was then immediately called to seve. I read the Book of Mormon and asked in prayer if the things that I had read were true. I was overwhemingly filled with a feeling in my heart that only God could place there. At that time I knew that this was the real word of God and a real testament of Jesus Christ on this earth . I am a Mormon because I know God lives and that His Son, Jesus Christ, my brother gave his life for us so that we may return to our Father. I know that Joseph Smith did see and speak to God and Jesus Christ. He did translate the Book of Mormon so that we may have the truth upon the earth at this time. I know that God still speaks to us through our prophets and that we are still entitled to divine revelation. We do have prophet on this earth today and his name is Thomas S. Monson. I am a Mormon because since I know the truth and it is my duty now, to share it with all, so that they may be able to return to our Heavenly Father..

How I live my faith

I live my faith by sevring my Heavenly Father. I love my wife and kids and I strive to have a Christ centered home. Having my family together for eternity is important to me. We do our best to teach our kids the gospel in our home as well as at church. Our example to our family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers is important. I am not perfect by any means. That is why Christ attonement is so important to me. I love my Savior and I live my faith by doing what I can to be like Him.

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Chris
The church itself does not endorse any political party or candidates or platforms. We are encouraged to vote, and be a part of that process. Show more Show less