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Hi I'm Christian Carli

I was born in Italy. I lived in Elk Grove, California my whole life. I play the drums, I love health and fitness and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm twenty and since I was four I've played the drums. My passion for drums started when I saw the movie That Thing You Do. Along with the drums I have learned to play the ukulele and a little of piano and bass. In high school I was in a concert choir and vocal ensemble. I also played baseball consistently from the age of six to my freshmen year. I wrestled my Sophomore year and I played soccer my Junior year. I was in the FFA all four years of high school. I earned my State Degree and served as the Sacramento Sectional Sentinel. I also was able to earn my Eagle Scout award. I love to work. I went through a building trades academy in high school where I learned the basics of construction and cabinetry. My mom is a part owner of a family flooring company that has been passed down a generation. I worked there two summers and since I graduated. I learned how to lay wood flooring. I also love health and fitness I plan on going into that feild as a profession. I'm currently serving a mission for the church in the Texas Dallas Mission. I love to learn new things. I love snowboarding, long boarding, camping, quad-ing, driving my truck, traveling, cooking, and just being adventurous.

Why I am a Mormon

Being apart of this gospel has been a blessing in my life. From what I have experienced the times when I am most genuinely happy have been when I have been obedient to the principles that it teaches. I've also come to a better understanding of the Atonement. Through it, we have the ability to be forgiven and truly put the past behind us. The example that Jesus Christ has set for me gives me a goal to shoot for. I know that He loves all of us and desires for us to have faith in his plan. It does work if we just believe and act on that belief. The Book of Mormon helps provide us with more scripture to help grow our faith in Him. I know that it is true. It has helped me grow more faith in Him and His plan. The powerful testimony that The Book of Mormon is of Christ, is also a testimony that Joseph Smith was His prophet. Christ's church has truly been restored through Joseph. I am a Mormon because I know these things.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a mission in the Texas Dallas mission. I have been out for over a year now. As a missionary I've been able to focus all my time and effort towards growing my faith and helping those around me grow their faith as well. It has been a great experience to see others come to baptism. I believe that it is important to be obedient to the commandments of God. Though sometimes it doesn't make sense right away, they usually make sense in the end. He has given us this life to progress because He loves us. He wants us to learn and experience the joy that comes from living the principles. The commandments He gives us help us in that process because He knows what is best.