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Hi I'm Christopher Willis

I'm from Salt Lake City, Utah and am studying Criminal Law and administration in college. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My friends and I enjoy making short amateur films. I am currently attending the University of Utah and I hope to enter the criminal justice field as a lawyer. I love watching movies and playing video games with friends and family. I am in a family of four and I have one older brother. My brother and I both have black belts in Tae-Kwon Do.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and was baptized when I was 8 years old. However, even though my family is active, I still had to choose if I wanted to be a part of this church. I chose to embrace the church because I noticed that my life was empty and lacking the support I needed while in the social awkwardness of high school. By choosing to follow the Gospel of Jesus Christ, I have come to realize that I am not a Mormon because of my fellow church members, I am a Mormon because of God and His unceasing love for me and for those around me. This church offers me amazing opportunities for blessings and service for others. The Book of Mormon is the true word of God and a second witness of the divinity of His Son Jesus Christ. Along with the Bible, The Book of Mormon gives us all the answers and ability to live the way God wants us to. I have found more joy, peace, and fulfillment in my life through this Gospel than by any other way.

How I live my faith

Growing up in my ward, I found myself being the only young man eligible for callings in the ward's Young Men's Group. Since my time entering the group, I have hit the ground running in fulfilling my callings. Outside of my ward, I live my faith by being an example to others. This includes simply being nice and accepting towards others. I get many questions regarding my faith, especially regarding why Mormons don't drink coffee. In college, I attend the LDS Institute which gives everyone, LDS or not, a place to study and mingle with friends.

In whom should we have faith?

Christopher Willis
We are to have faith in God the Father and in His Son Jesus Christ. To have faith in Them is more than simply acknowledging Their existence or the possibility of such, but rather is to trust Them, learn about Them, talk to Them through sincere prayer, and to act upon Their teachings. In today's world, trust is easier said than done. However, as we learn about Them through prayer, scripture study, and church attendance, we are able to feel confidence grow in Their power to see us through even the most difficult of struggles. Having faith does not mean we see everything clear as day in our lives, but rather we know that God is our loving Heavenly Father and that He wants the very best for us. That is why He gave us His Son Jesus Christ, to open the way for us to be able to change our lives and feel the peace that comes from exercising faith in Him and His plan. As we act upon such faith and desire to build it, our love of the Savior increases because we know that He will never abandon us. Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ will never abandon us. Through exercising faith in Them, we come to know Them and feel of their indescribable love and peace. Show more Show less