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Hi I'm Vic Gentry

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a father, grandfather and a rancher by trade. Through the age of 45 I bred, showed and marketed champion purebred cattle coast to coast and several foreign countries. For the past 8 years I have been a real estate agent and Broker marketing mainly farms and ranches in Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska. My hobbies and enjoyment include spending quality time with my wife and family, gardening, shopping garage sales, boating, traveling and genealogy.

Why I am a Mormon

Because of an event that happened in our lives, my wife and I were looking for more in a church. We spent Sunday after Sunday trying other churches. None seemed to fulfill our need spiritually. A family came into our life thru the cattle business that were LDS. This family had such a peace and happiness about them even during their times of adversity. When we asked them about this they began to share their beliefs. At the time we did not recognize what the feelings we were experiencing were but we like it and wanted more. It was the spirit of the Holy Ghost. We studied the tenants of the church for some time. My wife, being from Missouri, the "Show Me state", verified every doctrinal point in the Bible before progressing to baptism. We sold our ranch in NE, moved and leased a ranch in Colorado beginning a 16 year odyssey before returning home to Nebraska. The LDS church was the same wherever we were, strong caring upright family oriented people, trying their best to follow the restored teachings of Jesus Christ. The longer we are members the more we come to realize the importance of eternal families and relationships, the tools of which are given to us by our loving Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

Everyday we each have the opportunity to choose how we live and what we do to uplift others. With the daily demands placed on each of us, my wife and I are fortunate to know and strive to live the teachings of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who spent his ministry setting for us the example of not only how to live but what to do. Service is a key part of our daily routine. Whether it is helping within our family , ward or community there is always plenty to do. The LDS church is a lay church, meaning no paid clergy and functions with the members voluntarily fulfilling callings or jobs within each ward. My wife has been president of the women's organization three different times, served in the youth organizations and is currently a teacher in the adult Sunday School program. I have served in the youth and missionary programs, taught Sunday School, and as the Bishop of our ward. The demands are heavy with all the pressures on each family in today's society but the sweet feelings of peace, comfort and strength streaming from the Holy Ghost,freely given to us, keeps us upright and progressing forward. We're blessed beyond measure to have the Gospel of Jesus Christ light our life.