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Hi I'm Chris

I grew up in Lehi, Utah. I love life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 18 years old, I have a mom, a dad, and a little brother. I love my family very much and I am so grateful for their loving examples.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and I have been a member all my life. I didn't really gain my own testimony until I was about 14 years old. That is when I really started to read the Book of Mormon for myself. What made it even better was that some of my friends were doing the same thing. We would read together and talk about how amazing the Book of Mormon is. We were specifically reading Moroni chapters 7 and 8 and for some reason those chapters really hit us hard. Then one of my friends said something that I'll never forget. "If we just now realized how awesome the scriptures are, think about what we've been missing out on our whole lives." Ever since then I have been doing my best to read my scriptures, specifically the Book of Mormon, every day. When I do this, I have the spirit with me. I am happier and friendlier towards others and I can focus and get things done. Why wouldn't I read the scriptures!? Last fall general conference (2012), President Monson didn't just change the missionary age, he changed my life as well as countless others. Now I can go out into the world earlier than I expected and share the happiness this gospel brings into my life.

How I live my faith

Right now in my home ward, I don't have any callings as I am preparing to serve a mission. At college however, in my single adult ward, I was called to be the "Family Home Evening Dad" over my family home evening group. There were six guys and six girls in our group; I was called to be the dad and one of the girls was called to be mom. Our responsibilities were to plan family home evening on mondays and make sure everyone was happy, got along, and was just having a good time in college. That was my favorite calling I've ever gotten in the church and it would not have been as awesome were it not for my amazing FHE group. I got really close with them and I truly consider them my "second family".