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Hi I'm Christopher

I grew up in Orem, Utah. I am serving a mission in Lima, Peru. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest in a family of six kids. My mom and dad are my role models and I hope to be like them someday. I have four brothers and one sister. Two of my brothers and my sister are married. I have four nieces and 3 nephews. I love watching and playing sports. Whether it's helping my nieces and nephews to learn how to play, playing with my older brothers, or my dad we always have a great time. I also have a dream to be an American Ninja Warrior someday. We have made a course in my backyard and it will continue to grow for a long while. I have many great friends from my hometown that are cheering me on as I leave on my mission. I hope to go to Brigham Young University when I return from my mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it brings so much joy into my life. Without the gospel in my life, I don't know where I would be right now. As I read the Book of Mormon I know of its reality and the truth in it. The Book of Mormon is the word of God and it was written by prophets of old. Joseph Smith translated it by the gift and power of God. He restored the church and the priesthood. He is truly ordained of God. Our Father in Heaven lives and loves every one of us so much. Because he loves us, He sent his son, Jesus Christ to atone and die for each of us. I love Him so much and will never be able to repay the debt that I owe him. Because of the atonement, I will be able to be just like Heavenly Father someday. Thomas S. Monson is the prophet today and I know that he is inspired to give us counsel. We must listen to his counsel so that we can continue on the strait and narrow path. There are many hard times coming our way, but every bit of it will be worth it. I can't wait to find an amazing wife to be sealed to for time and all of eternity. Families are forever. The temple is the Lord's house.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a representative of Christ in everything I do. I go to my church meetings weekly. There I learn more about my Savior and Redeemer Jesus Christ and get to share my testimony of Him with others that are searching for the truth and their own testimony. I home teach a family in my ward with many crazy kids, but it makes teaching fun and innovative. I try my best to bring my testimony to school daily as others know that I will soon be a representative of Christ. I have to live worthily to carry around the name tag saying that I am a witness of Jesus Christ. If I am not being a good person, then it shows poorly on the church and the members. I study my scriptures and go to seminary everyday. Seminary is an amazing thing because you get to hear the teacher's testimony, your classmates', and also your own.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

We can come to know our Father in Heaven by being obedient and by praying. Prayer is one of the most powerful things that we can use any time of the day. If you pray in faith and ask if He is there, your prayer will be answered and you will feel His love for you. Show more Show less