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Hi I'm Russell Cluff

I'm a husband, a father, artist, a musician, and I'm a mormon...

About Me

You could say that I like doing a little bit of everything. I love listening to and making music, writing songs, ceramics, airbrushing, stain glass, jewelry, and checking out classic cars. I come from a big family of 6 kids, I'm the second oldest of 4 girls and 2 boys. I am a full-time student of Russian at ASU, I'm a return missionary from the Kiev, Ukraine mission, and I work two jobs to make ends meet.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of this church because I believe in Christ. I know that He lives, and that his atonement has power to heal wounds, cleans the sinner, mend broken hearts, and change us into saints. It is because of that faith, and desire to have those blessings that I have joined and stayed active as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints. i am a member of this church, because I believe that it is His church, and membership and faithful activity in it is the one thing that will give us the relationship with Christ we need in order for Him to willingly give us access to his miraculous atonement. I came to know that this truly is Christs church because of the difference I've seen it make in my life, and the feelings that I have felt from the Holy Ghost. The bible says "By their fruits shall ye know them". The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has given me a hope for salvation, a love of Christ, a foundation of truth, and a belief that the God I heard about in the bible still lives, that He still performs those great miracles of ancient times, that the heavens are open and we can reap those blessings even in our day.

How I live my faith

I live my faith both during and outside of church. I serve in the church as a youth sunday school teacher, and I've been assigned to visit families within the ward monthly to share spiritual messages with them in the home and do service. I enjoy serving in those assigned callings, but I feel like I really live my faith by how I interact with others. I like being told that people can "tell" tell I'm a Mormon. It means that the way that I live is a notch higher than the standards of the rest of the world. I really try to live my faith by applying the doctrines and teachings that I've been told to my life, and actually practice what I preach.