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Hi I'm Elder Christian Graham

I grew up in Vernal, Utah. I'm a missionary for the LDS Church in the Illinois Chicago West Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 18 years old and I have been called to serve in the Illinois Chicago West Mission. I am an avid runner and musician, I have been playing guitar for 10 years. I'm 6'6", but I'm not very good at basketball even though I wish I was.

Why I am a Mormon

My life has never been easy, but I have definitely have always been blessed. I grew up in the church, felt comfortable, but I didn't know for myself if I was doing the right thing. So I took the initiative, and read the Book of Mormon cover to cover. I prayed to know if the church was true, because I already knew God was real, but I didn't know if I was in the right church. I was overwhelmed by the Spirit and I could also feel the presence of my father, who passed away when I was 11 years old. Since that time, I could never deny the spirit I felt, even though more challenges would definitely come my way. Ihave received miraculous answers to prayers, and many tender mercies. I have felt His spirit time and time again. I have come to the realization that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is a message of hope, peace, and love, despite our weaknesses and challenges. I have an overwhelming sense of peace and well being even though life is never easy.

How I live my faith

I was on Seminary Council last year, and I have held multiple callings in my home ward, especially priesthood quorums. I have been an ordinance worker in the temple. I talk about what I believe often, but more importantly, I live what I believe.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Elder Christian Graham
This may sound repetitive and too easy, but doing the everyday things. Study your scriptures every day, pray often, attend church, fast once a month, and serve others. The more we learn of Jesus Christ and do our best to live all his commandments , the happier we will find ourselves, and we will develop unshakeable faith in Jesus Christ. Show more Show less