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Hi I'm Chris Thomas

I'm a tax resolution specialist. I'm a father and a husband. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love helping others in my community by volunteering with my family at local charities. In my spare time I read, play with my two kids and run with my wife (we train for national marathons).

Why I am a Mormon

As a young man, I looked up to my father who started a non denominational church to help unite the Christian faiths. His dream failed when his business partners embezzled funds and the government shut down the church. After watching that happen to a man as dedicated and faithful as my father was, I became agnostic for 10 years, which helped lead to poor health habits, many false career starts, a failed marriage, and the loss of a child. When I returned home to get my life on track I found my father watching an LDS broadcast. He explained to me that he watches many broadcasts of all the Christian faiths, but he especially liked the Mormons, as they appeared to have solid family values and a good message of faith. He told me I needed to find 3 things in life, a strong faith in God, a family to love and care for, and a steady job I could love. He also explained that he never lost his faith, just found what he needed for now. That following Sunday I decided to rekindle my faith by finding a church. As I left home, I started down the road and the first church I came to was the local LDS church. After seeing my father watching an LDS broadcast, I figured why not give it a try. I walked in just in time for Singles Ward meeting, and participated in services with the other members without being pressured. I found the services to be structured towards education and debate, different opinions were welcome and during sacrament meeting different people spoke at the pulpit about their testimonies and their views on varied faith topics. I came back twice more, before speaking with the missionaries and finally getting baptized. After being baptized life became harder, I had to struggle financially, but the church helped me through my troubles and through my faith I met a wonderful woman I am proud to call my wife. I found a great job and one year after I joined I went to the temple, where I affirmed my love for this faith and my new life.

How I live my faith

My time spent with the church has always felt well spent. Whether I am helping my children answer questions about God by reading the Bible and Book of Mormon; or helping a fellow member move into the Ward with the help of the elders quorum; or being a friend to those I home teach as they struggle with emotional hardships; I never feel as though my life is without some meaning or without the ready assistance of my faith community. My faith helps remind me to be honest in my business dealings, which has in turn granted me a recognized reputation for good practices in my community. My faith has helped me to teach my children strong moral values and raise them with an understanding that they will be both strong of mind and character. My faith has helped me be a kind and understanding husband, who listens to his wife and yearns to provide her with everything she needs to be happy.