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Hi I'm Christopher Fore

I like Oreo's, I love making people laugh, I'm a missionary in Recife, Brazil, I'm a Mormon!

About Me

A native of the South, I live in South Carolina with my family of one older sister and a loving father and mother. I just left my family to go on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Recife, Brazil. When I return from my mission, I plan to attend BYU and Harvard pursuing a degree in Business and Law (MBA/JD). Some of the basic things that make up my life include swimming, running, and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am a leader among my peers as well as a friend to all who surround me. Probably my favorite thing to do is to make people laugh; a smile on someone's face is worth all the money in the world. I love taking any opportunity that I get to go out and share my testimony of the Restoration of the Gospel to any who are searching for the truth. Hopefully one day I too can have a loving family with a wife and children to whom I am sealed to eternally, who love the Lord and follow His teachings.

Why I am a Mormon

Back when I was younger, I fell off a golfcart and hit my head. I suffered what is called a "subdural massive hematoma", basically when blood is flooding my brain and is unable to bleed out, causing a build up of pressure damaging my brain. Rushed to the ER, my family and friends were all in shock, not knowing what the outcome would be. As I layed in the hospital in a coma, some of the leaders in my church came to me and gave me a blessing using the priesthood power they hold (the authority to act in the name of God on earth). Shortly thereafter, I woke up from my coma. The doctors were astounded by this miracle, but quickly brought out more negative news, that I would be in a bed all my life. Within about a week I was out of the hospital and back home. Fast forward to today, I know that if it were not for the many prayers and that priesthood blessing, I would not be here. I am graduated in the top of my class and am serving a mission in a foreign language I have never spoken. I know of the love and mercy God has for us and of the fullness of His gospel, and I hope you can learn of it too. In the scriptures we learn that we can tell if it is by God from its fruit. A bad tree cannot bring forth good fruit. This fruit, this fullness of the Gospel on the earth today, is good fruit. I bear my witness as a representative of Jesus Christ that the True Gospel has been restored to the earth and once again we have a Church led by Prophets, Apostles, and the authority of God.

How I live my faith

There are two ways that I live my faith, I try to be an example to others as well as reaching out to others and serving them. In the world today, there is much corruption and negative influences. I know how great and uplifting it is to see someone who holds and maintains their standards even in the midst of these influences. Living in the South, many people have false ideas about what we believe as Mormons. Many stories people tell me start with "My preacher told me..." I feel that by walking the walk and talking the talk people are able to see that Mormons are normal people just like they are. I hope that by the way I live my life I too can set an example of the way we need to live in order to return to our Heavenly Father. In our Church we commonly hear the phrase "Every member a missionary." This holds true, as we are constantly trying to bring others unto Christ. As a missionary, I talk to others about Mormon doctrine and try to clear up misconceptions or questions. Many times these wonderful conversations are available through the service we provide, whether it is washing dishes, cleaning up a park, building a house, or simply stopping by to share some company and bring a spiritual message to the home. Nothing is more humbling than to meet with people who love God and want to learn more of His Gospel. They may have nothing, but they truly have everything.