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Hi I'm Christopher

I'm a fisherman. I'm a firearms enthusiast. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a really quite a simple person. I like to sit next to the lake and wait for fish to bite, or go onto a river a get some serious fishing done. I like to shoot guns, and I like archery. I like to be outside and go for hikes. I am going to be going to school to get a degree in Aquaculture, which is basically farming in the water. I'd really like to work in a fish hatchery when I'm done. I grew up in Colorado and love it! Though, I love serving my mission right now in West Virginia. It's a beautiful state!

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me LDS, but there came a time when I had to find out for myself the truthfulness of these things. Because my parents did teach me, I had the tools that I needed to ask God with intent and faith. My prayer was answered after I worked for the answer. Because I found out the gospel is true, I had to start living the gospel principles, and have found peace and happiness in doing so.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by applying principles read from the Book of Mormon and Bible. For instance, I often try to help people in need. I have served as someone who saw that the members of the congregation are getting visited each month. I am also currently serving as a missionary for the church.

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

Christopher
I think the biggest differences in the Book of Mormon and the Bible are the location in which they take place. They both testify of Christ and his teachings, and both are written by prophets. The people in the Book of Mormon, called the Nephites, were wiped out. The last remaining Nephite was named Moroni. He wrote in the record, and then buried the plates. About 1400 years later, he appeared to Joseph Smith and led him to the record. Four years later, Joseph Smith was allowed to remove the plates from their earthen home and he translated them through the gift and power of God. Show more Show less