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Hi I'm Christopher Harris

I am the oldest out of 5 kids, 2 younger brothers and 2 younger sisters. I have amazing parents and I love my life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an indirect Verizon sales agent and I work for a wonderful company known as Wyoming Wireless. I love my job and take a lot of pride in my work. I have recently been called to serve a full-time mission in the Mexico City South mission and will report to the Mexico MTC on March 4, 2015. I have developed a wide range of skills in my young life including singing, playing guitar, public speaking, running, and most importantly, cleaning my bedroom. I have earned the title of being an Eagle Scout, a 3A Wyoming All-State competitor in cross country and track & field, and a two-time Wyoming All-State choir participant. I graduated from high school in 2013 and graduated with an Associate of Arts in 2014. I have had a lot of success in my young life, but I have not looked back. I am strongly pursuing my dream of serving a full-time mission, completing a Master's degree in international business, learning the Spanish language by heart, and at the appropriate time, becoming a husband and a father.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church by my parents and baptized at the age 8. Even though I regularly attended church with my family, I was not even interested in my own religion until I turned 15 years old. I became really curious to understand why my parents and other adults loved spending 3 hours of their Sunday in meetings that I found routine and boring. My personal search for truth and understanding began by reading the scriptures for myself and working on My Duty to God, which is a teaching manual for young men in the church. Line by line, precept by precept, I slowly began to understand the truthfulness of the restored gospel of the Jesus Christ. I began to appreciate all of my church meetings and started praying regularly to my Heavenly Father. As the years passed away, my journey went through a lot of ups and downs. The only time that I had downfalls was when I stopped doing the important things like praying, reading scriptures, skipping church, and fighting with family members. Never once, did my testimony weaken because I was obeying God's commandments. I have learned through my successes and failures that Heavenly Father has always loved me. Even when I was being disobedient, he never gave up on me, and when I was obedient, he blessed me beyond my own imagination. At the age of 17, I read the entire Book of Mormon for myself, which is the keystone to my religion. With all the energy of my heart, mind, and strength, I prayed to Heavenly Father in the name of Christ, to know if it was true. It is. The Book of Mormon is as true as the sunrise is every morning. I know this because the Holy Ghost manifested it to me, and I will never deny the answer that Heavenly Father gave me directly. Because the Book of Mormon is true, I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God and translated the Book of Mormon by the power of God. The gospel of Jesus Christ has been fully restored to the Earth, and is led by a living prophet. That's why I'm a Mormon. I live it. I love it.

How I live my faith

I have a special calling in the Douglas ward. I am the ward missionary leader for the young men in the ward. My responsibility is to focus on the young men in the ward and to guide, support, and most importantly, love them. I absolutely love missionary work, which is part of the reason why I have chosen to serve a full-time mission. To me, there is nothing more important than sharing the fullness and truth of the fully restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I spend a lot of my free time with the Douglas ward missionaries and I help with service activities and teaching appointments.