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Hi I'm Webb

I was born in Iceland but grew up in Moses Lake, WA. I teach History at a Junior College. I coach AAU basketball. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to a wonderful wife and together we are raising our five children, four girls and one boy. I enjoy watching sports, pretty much any sport will do, but I love playing football, basketball, and racquetball. Currently I also coach two AAU basketball teams, and have a great time doing that. I love Roman and Greek history, and teach it, along with other history and political science classes, at my local community college. I I enjoy reading, especially Sci-fi and Fantasy, but anything fun will do. I also am a big movie fan. I enjoy going to the movies. I also will quote from movies that are particularly funny. I enjoy playing games as well, board games, card games, video games - I like them all. My life centers around my family. My kids are involved in music, sports, and academic clubs, and my wife and I enjoy seeing them having fun, learning, and growing. I've been lucky enough to have been blessed with great parents who taught me correct principles, and I hope to pass those on to my own children.

Why I am a Mormon

There are many reasons why I'm a Mormon, but the number one reason is that I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior, and that only in following him can I hope to return to live with my Father. The Gospel of Jesus Christ offers the only path back to the Father. The Bible and Book of Mormon together bear witness of the divinity of Jesus Christ and his message, and gift, to us. While many would argue that the Bible is enough, the Book of Mormon supports and clarifies doctrine found in the Bible. Over the course of my life, both personal and academic, I have encountered many different religious systems. There is both a compelling completeness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ as found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, as well as a sweet simpleness that mirrors what Christ teaches. I have felt the promptings of the Holy Spirit whisper to me that the teachings of the Book of Mormon are true, that God has a prophet on the earth today, to teach and guide us. The Gospel of Jesus Christ as taught in its fullness by the Mormon Church is the way back to Christ.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by serving as much as possible. I've worked with the youth, either teaching or organizing and participating in activities with them. I've worked in the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs. I also serve in my community through coaching youth, where I strive to teach not only basketball skills but positive life skills. I interact with my students and try to be a positive role model for them and for any and all I come into contact with.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon was written by a number of various ancient prophets. The first of these prophets was from Jerusalem and he led his family and a small group of others from Jerusalem. Eventually settling in the American continents, these people developed into a civilization. Over the course of that civilization, many men were called as prophets, just like those at Jerusalem. Just like their brethren in Jerusalem, these prophets knew our Heavenly Father's plan, taught that plan to their people, and wrote it down for those who would live after them. Eventually, one of these prophets, Mormon, compiled and edited these writings. The Prophet Joseph Smith was directed to this ancient record and through the power of God translated it. That record, another testament of Jesus Christ, is known as the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less