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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a new Father, I love music and enjoy learning new things and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a convert to the church. I joined when I was 21 years old. I can't imagine life without the church at this point in my life. However, I couldn't have imagined the journey the Lord would have taken me on these past 13 plus years as well. He has exceeded my expectations along with stretching my faith! I have been married almost 2 years and recently welcomed a new son into my life. How grateful I am for the plan of our Heavenly Father! I learn something new everyday from my wonderful wife, who isn't afraid to tell me something I don't always want to hear.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was in high school it had always been a dream of mine to play basketball at a higher level and when I was 20 years old I decided to leave the University I was attending and pursue my dream to play basketball at the college level. I was going to be on the team with two of my friends, who had recently returned from their LDS missions. On the first day of class that fall, during a break from the normal class schedule, my two friends and I drove across the street to a local chapel which was right behind the Seattle Temple where they would be attending something called "institute". I reluctantly walked into the chapel with them. The local institute instructor greeted me with a smile and I began to attend a Doctrine and Covenants class a couple days a week. As I began to listen and participate in the class, I noticed there was something very different about the teachings I was learning than anything I had ever learned before. One particular day while I was listening during class, I can remember looking at a picture of Christ on the wall. In an instant a burst of light came to my mind and I knew that the things I had been learning the past month were true. I had a distinct impression in my mind and heart that Jesus was the Christ and that Joseph Smith was His latter-day prophet. I was baptized into the church about a month later. It has been almost 12 years since I made the decision to join the church. It was the greatest decision I have ever made in my life!

How I live my faith

I seek to follow the example of Christ and love my fellow brothers and sisters. We all come from different walks of life and have experience varied circumstances. I want to help others feel what I've felt as I've lived my faith and tried to follow the Lord everyday of my life. I want to show my faith by the way I live, desiring to to do those things my Lord and Savior did during His mortal life.