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Hi I'm Chris

I was born and raised in Maryland. I am currently serving The Lord in the Norway Oslo mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the second oldest of four children. I have an older sister, a younger brother, and a younger sister. Some of my favorite things to do are listen to and compose music, as well as write code. I really enjoy listening to fast paced music, but I also enjoy slow relaxing music as well. In order to relax I like to play my guitar. I am currently in Norway teaching others about the goodness of the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to two parents who are both members of the church, so I have been a member of the church my whole life. However, this does not mean that I am staying with the church solely because they are members. I have gone through several experiences that have led me to the knowledge that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the true church. While I was a child I came to church because my parents wanted me to, and I didn't know how to make decisions for myself at that point. I have never been inactive, but all through my years in middle school, and the first two years in high school I questioned much of the Church's doctrine. I was not sure if I wanted to be a member of the church for the rest of my life and I had trouble keeping my testimony strong. I could tell that the spirit was leaving my presence because of some decisions that I was making and the people who I was spending time with. During my junior year in high school, I decided to turn my life around, and I started praying every night as well as studying my scriptures again. I could feel the spirit in my life again and my testimony started becoming stronger every day. All of the questions about doctrine I was having trouble with all started making sense and I had faith in God again. I now know that the church is the only fully true church on the Earth today and that the Book of Mormon is the most true of any book. By reading it, we will all be drawn closer to our Heavenly Father. I also know that prayer is very powerful. Just as having a good relationship with anybody on earth comes with communication, a healthy strong relationship with our Heavenly Father comes from communicating with him through prayer.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by teaching others about the gospel. I help others realize that the gospel is amazing and how it can help them in their life. As a full time missionary, I take upon me the name of Christ. This means that I must live my life to his standards so that I can be a good example to others. I try my best to follow all of the commandments and to love others as God loves each and every one of us. I also bear witness of the truth of this gospel to others so that they my live happier lives and can return to their father in heaven again.