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Hi I'm CHRIS

I am married, I have two children, I live in the UK and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 26 and working full time as an Operations and Training Manager. I graduated in 2008 with a BA Degree in Human Resource Management. I loved studying at University, it broadened my perspective on life and helped me gain some great life skills. I have a wife and 2 young children. I love my family. Getting married and having children was the best decison I have made. I cannot describe the joy they bring to me in my life. Most of my free time is spent in family activties, taking my children to the park or my wife on a date. Spending time together is is how I love to spend my time.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in an LDS home. My Father joined the church when he was 12, and my Mother joined shortly after they were married. It has been a blessing to be raised in the Church, but has not left me question free. During my teenage years many of my friends had no faith in God or a religion, many of them did not care to find out more either, so I kept my faith to myself. From about age 19 I realised that just being born into the church was not enough. I needed to know for myself that it was true and right for me. I began a quest to find out if what I had been taught all these years was true. Ultimately I have learned that it is, but it was not easy. I was only really satsified when I could feel it for myself, so I have learned that God does answer prayers and now, I do feel it.

How I live my faith

My faith is my life. What I love about this Church is the opportunities to serve in the community and serve my friends. I live my faith by helping my friends and associates. I often visit the homes of members of the church and offer help in cleaning up a garden, moving house or even painting and decorating. Whatever I can do, I love to do. Recently in our Ward we helped a local charity, who supports new mothers or families with financial difficulty, to provide the families they support with food for christmas and gifts for their children. As a ward we collected 100s of food products and many, many childrens gifts. I love to work with community charities to support the poor and needy. I am the Bishop in our ward, this means I provide ecclesiastical leadership to the ward. There are 180 people in the congregation and I live my faith by making myself available to counsel or to provide assistance, my favourite part of this opportunity is to be able to teach. I love to teach! Helping people learn the principles of the gospel and teaching them how to get closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ is a real blessing.

In whom should we have faith?

CHRIS
Faith is a principle of Power, God works by power and usually works according to the Faith of his children. Our Faith should be centred in Jesus Christ who is the Savior of all mankind. Faith in Christ means that we accept him as our saviour and redeemer. It means that we seek to emulate him in our thoughts and actions, Faith in Christ means we strive to be obedient to God's commandements and are willing to seek forgiveness for our sins. Through Faith in Jesus Christ and his death and ressurection, all mankind may be saved. Through faith mighty miracles have happened throughout the ages and continue to happen today. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

CHRIS
God is our loving Heavenly Father. We are literally His sons and daughters, created in His likeness and image. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

CHRIS
Mormons are abolutely Christian. Jesus Christ is the head of our Church and his name is the name of our Church. The fundemental principles of the our religion is that Christ is our saviour, he was born to Mary, he died for our sins and rose again in the ressuretion. Everything else we believe are only apendages to this truths. Show more Show less