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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a devoted father and husband, technical consultant, backyard gardener, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a very happy father of 4 children. I've been my married to my best friend Carry for 16 years. I do everything I do for my family. They are the reason I work so hard. I work in the IT field but my true love is for the outdoors. I love to garden and landscape, hike, camp, fish or just be outside. When I'm compelled to be inside I like to tinker with technology or cook.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a child I did not have a religious affiliation. I began to attend a non-denominational service with my family. I gained a strong relationship with God and was humbled by what Jesus had done for all of us. I was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when I was 18. I prayed to know if what I was learning was right. God told me it was and I have leaned on Him as I've let Him direct my life all these years. My life has not always been easy. There are still challenges in life today but I know God lives, loves us all, and is there to help guide me each day. The gospel of Jesus Christ brings me peace of mind and clarity of vision to see through life's challenges.

How I live my faith

At church I work with the youth from many congregations. They are amazing! Though I'm not 18 anymore I still feel like I fit right in with the youth. I've seen their awesome examples at girls camp, scout camp, conferences, and doing service in the community helping the homeless and flood victims. I try daily to read the scriptures and pray. I'm not perfect...but I try. I pray for the chance to serve others.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Serving a mission is voluntary. Though we encourage our youth to serve missions they are allowed to choose. I had the priviledge to serve a mission when I was 20. I had an amazing time sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with the people of Brazil. Show more Show less