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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Michigan where my family and I raised a small heard of goats.

About Me

Happily Marred for 4 years with no kids. I love working with anything technology related. I enjoy eating good food with my beautiful wife I. love going on hiking trips to explore the great outdoors and camping when ever possible. I also must admit that I enjoying playing video games when ever the time permits. I spent 5 wonderful years in the US Army serving as Chemical Operations Specialist and later had the privilege to serve a 2 year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ Latter day saints in California teaching others the Gospel of Jesus Christ and Invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with little to know religious background. My parents were both members but did not attend church. My Grandpa at the time who was not active in the faith suggested to my parents to have the missionaries come over to help me learn more about God. I took the missionary lessons and felt that what they were teaching was true, but I honestly did not truly know I knew, so I declined to be baptized at the time. Later on in my life while serving in the military I was stationed at Camp Casey Korea where I saw two missionaries eating their dinner and asked them where I could attend church they politely told me and several weeks later I stated attending church and felt that I needed to be baptized. I remembered the missionaries who had taught me in my youth, taught me the importance of being baptized and that with out it I would be like a fish who is trying to swim up stream, but is unable to progress because their was a dam blocking the river, not allowing me to go further upstream. I knew that being baptized is what God wanted me to do. I had attended many religious services while in boot camp, but none of them felt right. I asked the missionaries in Korea if they could baptize me, they were surprised and said if I would take the missionary lessons again they would indeed baptize me. I was amazed at how much I did not know. I found the lessons were helping me feel Gods love in a way I never knew possible. I was able to read the Book of Mormon again, reading much more than I had done previously. I read it with real intent wanting to know for my self if it really was true. I did not receive a vision or a voice telling me that it was true, just a calm reassurance that I already new it was true. I knew that God had answered my prayer. From that day forth I knew that the Book of Mormon was the word of God and Joseph Smith really did see God the Father and His Beloved Son Jesus Christ, I also knew that this really was Christ Church restored once again to its former glory.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a secretary with a group of members who hold the priesthood, this group is called the Elders Quorum. We hold meetings every Thursday were we plan activities for social events like Barbecues that help the ward members get to know one another and invite their neighbors to have fun as well. The Main focus is to invite others to come unto Christ. If their are any members of our congregation that have fallen ill, need help moving in our out of their home or stands in need of any other services we do our best to provided help just as Jesus Christ did. I have the privilege to teaching a class once a month on lessons that are focused on helping those who hold the priesthood understand how to best to fulfill the sacred responsibility that the Lord has given them along with learning more about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I do my very best to hold scripture study with my wife and to pray together as often as we can.