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Hi I'm Thomas Welch

Hi, my name is Tom. I am a simple country boy resigned to living in the city. I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am a retired teacher, with a great wife and seven children. I love 4 wheeling in my Polaris Ranger, and playing with my 26 grandchildren. My wife and I love camping, traveling, and studying about new things. I have been involved much of my life in voluntary service to the Boy Scouts. I love reading books and enjoy spy novels, science fiction, and fantasy. I also do alot of woodworking and have a pretty good shop. I am a Mormon

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member because I have a personal knowledge of the reality of Jesus Christ and his love for me and my family. I have made it a matter of prayer to my Heavenly Father. I recieved an answer to my prayer that completely satisfied me. I have seen many others gain that same satisfaction.

How I live my faith

I currently am a volunteer Cub Scout Webelos leader, I am also an active Boy Scout Committee member, and have served in many leadership and teaching positions in the church. I try to teach Christian principles to my children and grandchildren. This along with the influence of church programs, and activities has made a huge difference in my life. While I always face alot of opposition, I am very happy because the gospel works for me.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Thomas Welch
When I worship my Heavenly Father, I worship an all powerful being that has control over the world I live in. I revere Joseph Smith the same way Americans revere George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. They were great men whose efforts significantly changed the way we live. So, I'd say no we don't worship Joseph Smith. Show more Show less