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Hi I'm Chris

I'm 20 years old and I am Mormon. I'm serving a full time Mission in Long Beach, California.

About Me

I'm serving a full time mission in Long Beach, California for The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. I live in Utah and Graduated from Lone Peak High School in 2014. I played Football and ran Track in High School. I have been serving a Mission for over a year now and I am so grateful for all the Miracles I have seen I know that God has a specific plan for each and everyone of us. I love my life. I love being a Missionary. I know that Long Beach, California is where I am supposed to be.

Why I am a Mormon

I haven't always lived my Faith the way God expects me too. I remember the day that Missionaries came to my home and shared The Gospel with my Inactive Mother, and Non-Member Father. As we took the Lessons we ended up making the Commitment to be Baptized. I don't remember much of what we were taught, but I remember looking at those guys and thinking "I want to be just like them when I grow up." As I grew up the trials started hitting home, I started to question what I had learned. When I was a Sophomore in High School I started to question if God even loved me anymore. I was lost and didn't know where to turn. After about a year had past, I had slipped further and further away from God. At this point I had come to the conclusion that God didn't Care for me. I remember one day in-particularly where I had received the news that a close friend of mine had past away. It was my breaking point. I made my way home that day, and went straight into my room. I fell on my knees and for the first time in years I said a prayer. I asked God why. I wanted answers and I wanted them now. As I closed my prayer I sat on the floor and the first thing I saw was my Scriptures. I decided to open them to a random page and start reading. The First Thing I read was in Alma 26:15 "Yea, they were encircled about with everlasting darkness and destruction; but behold, he has brought them into his everlasting light, yea, into everlasting salvation; and they are encircled about with the matchless bounty of his love" That Scripture touched my heart and for the first time in a long time I felt that God loved me and all of His childern. I received the answer I was looking for. From that time forth I started getting my life back on track. During this time I gained an undeniable Testimony of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ and God's love for me. I know that this is His Church. I know that Joseph Smith was a Prophet of God, and that The Book of Mormon is the word of God.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to improve everyday and really working towards being converted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I live my faith by being others orientated and serving anyone anytime I get the chance. I know that i'm not perfect but i'm trying everyday to improve. I live everyday striving to become more like Jesus Christ and striving obtain Christ like Attributes. The last line of 3 Nephi 27:27 says "Therefore, what manner of men ought ye to be? Verily I say unto you, even as I am." Christ has shown us the way. I know that Jesus Christ is perfect. I know that he died for each and everyone of our sins. I know that God Lives and has a plan for each and everyone of us. I know that The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints is the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ back on this earth today. I know that the Book Of Mormon is true. I know that by living my faith everyday I will become more like Our Savior Jesus Christ and I will grow closer to Our Heavenly Father.