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Hi I'm Christopher Smittenaar

I'm a missionary serving in the California Santa Rosa Mission. I am from Maryland, and live right near the Washington D.C. Temple.

About Me

I grew up in Rockville, MD; and am currently on a mission in the California Santa Rosa Mission (2014-2016). Since I've been out on my mission, I've helped people to come closer to Christ by, sharing our Heavenly Fathers gospel with whoever will hear it. Before I came on my mission I dealt a lot with electronic, and plan of continuing that when I get home. Eventually I'd like to design computer hardware, and even own my own computer business.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I've seen what the Gospel of Jesus Christ can do for anyone. I have experienced that while in the church, people as individuals, and as families are much happier, and have a greater sense of joy in life.

How I live my faith

Since being on my mission I've helped a bunch of people with service projects, and also help them strengthen their testimonies in Jesus Christ. Before I came on my mission I had helped people to move in and out of the ward that I lived in. Another thing that I did was to help those who did not have a vehicle to go and get food from the Bishop Storehouse. It really helped me to know how hard work doesn't just benefit yourself, but that it benefits those you help.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Christopher Smittenaar
YES, we are all equal in everything we do; weather its for others, each other, or ourself. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Christopher Smittenaar
We are asked to donate 10% of our earnings to the church because it helps to build new temples, and church buildings, it also helps to repair any damages that have happened. Show more Show less