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Hi I'm Russ

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, living in Southern California

About Me

I am happily married and a father of five. We live in Southern California. I enjoy all kinds of indoor and outdoor activities and remain very active all of the time--anything I can do with my family, even better!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an active Mormon family and have been an active member my entire life. I had friends born into the same circumstances, but some have waivered in their faith and are no longer active in the church. I think the difference is that I took the time to find out for myself, so essentially, I was converted. The promise given in the Book of Mormon was as true for me as it can be for anyone--I read, I asked through prayer and eventually came to know for myself that it is true. If the Book of Mormom is true, then Joseph Smith was a true prophet and therefore, it is true that our Heavenly Father restored His gospel through Joseph Smith.

How I live my faith

One step at a time, each and every day. I enjoy attending church meetings on Sunday, but I also enjoy most all of the activities during the week. I enjoy my association with other members of the church as well as those investigating the church. I truly appreciate the fellowship with others in worshiping our Savior.