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Hi I'm Thomas Webber

I was born in Oregon, grew up in California, and I am studying engineering at BYU. I love my life and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! My name is Thomas Webber and I am the second of five children in my family. My dad was born a Mormon and my mom converted from Catholicism. I am grateful to have always lived with the LDS faith. I played basketball when I was younger, and am currently a student at BYU Provo! Also, I am a clarinet player, and have played for 12 years. I have a passion for music and have performed in the MCO orchestra in Orange County. I also did marching band throughout high school and at BYU. During free time, I enjoy reading Harry Potter and I am a huge fan of the books and movies. I like board games and being with my friends and family. I am an eagle scout. As a sophomore and junior in high school I took chemistry and loved it. My college major is in chemical engineering and I hope to work with renewable energy sources. I served a mission in Tacoma, Washington and loved meeting and helping the people there.

Why I am a Mormon

Like many LDS youth, I was born into the church and never had any serious doubts about it. I consider myself very blessed for that, and I do not take it for granted. Along the way I had loving parents and helpful leaders. However there always comes a point where one must decide for themselves if this church, this gospel, is true or not. I love the scripture John 7:17. It taught me that I must do His will if I was to know for sure whether this church was true. I took upon me this challenge and diligently sought out truth. It wasn't enough just to go to church, to go through seminary, to do the basics; I had to study, ponder, and pray. I had to have real intent. I had to have a sincere heart. I had to have faith in Christ. And I did. I received a confirmation through the Holy Ghost that this church is true, and I could not deny it. Line upon line, precept upon precept, I continue to build my testimony. I gained a knowledge of Joseph Smith and his prophetic vision and steadfast courage. I gained a testimony of Jesus Christ, his Atonement, and his infinite love. I have gone through hardships, disappointment, and loneliness, and the way out every time was through Jesus Christ. I love this church and I am a Mormon because I know it is true and I love the happiness, peace, and hope that it brings into my life.

How I live my faith

While a student at BYU, most people I am around are Mormon, but that wasn't so much the case in high school. I know that wherever I am, I live my faith by being diligent in the basic commandments: praying morning and night, studying scriptures daily, attending church, and loving my Savior Jesus Christ. I demonstrated my faith when I served as a full-time missionary for the Church in Washington State. By following God's commandments, I can show to others how to live happily. I owe everything to God, and my goal is that the light of Christ may shine through me. If all anyone remembers about me is that light, I feel I will have accomplished something. I also know that listening to uplifting music like hymns brings the Spirit of Christ into our lives and motivates me to live my faith.