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Hi I'm Robert Hill

I was born in Kinston, NC. The oldest of three boys. I am happily married and I have three awesome children. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of three children and an Eagle Scout. I have two sons who are also Eagle Scouts. I enjoy spending time with my wife and children. Whatever they enjoy doing, I also like to do. My children are grown but whenever we can get together we do. We love going to the coast of NC and hanging out. We especially enjoy taking our boat out in the bay and occasionally out in the ocean when it is calm. We love to fish, and we love to travel. My oldest daughter is the communications director for a congressman from Indiana, my oldest son works for E&Y in Washington, DC, and my yougest is currently working for American Logistics Company in Seattle Washington. I worked in several regional banks as an Employee Benefit Specialist for 19+ years. My wife and I worked in our own durable medical equipment business for eleven years, sold the business and retired. We have been called as Senior Missionaries and will report to the Missionary Training Center on February 15, 2016 to begin a mission in the Seminary and Institute Program. We will specifically be serving in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho area for 23 months. It is part of the Spokane, Washington Mission. Susan and I have been married for 34 years.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a a very active member of the baptist church. I love the Lord and always knew that I was a child of God. My mom often read Bible stories to me as a child. As I grew older even though my parents eventually stopped going to church, I always had a desire to do the right things and would walk to church even when mom and dad did not attend. As I attended the church and learned more about my religion I felt there was something missing. I attended a Southern Baptist Church, a Free Will Baptist Church, and visted several different protestant churches. Each church although they had very similar beliefs in common they all practiced different ordinances. Some believed in speaking in tongues, baptism by emersion, feet washing, baptism by sprinkling, taking the Lord's supper annually, others yearly. The pastors would all interpret the same scriptures differently. I began to wonder which religion was right and which church did the Lord want me to attend. I wanted to find a church that had all the ordinances in one place that I could worship and know that I was doing everything the Lord wanted me to do and to understand the scriptures as he wanted me to understand them. In my late teens I met a Mormon girl. I was very impressed by her lifestyle her integrity and her love for the Lord. As we dated I attended church with her and she would also on occasion go to the baptist church with me. There was such a contrast. I loved the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed the spirit of the Lord that I felt there. I eventually met wtih the missionaries of the Church and they taught me about the restoration of the Gospel through the Prophet Josepth Smith. I soon realized that everything that I had been searching for I had found. I had a clear understandig of he gospel. The scripures became more clear to me and I developed a more personal relationship with the Lord. I prayed and asked God was this his restored Church. I received my answer. I had found his church.

How I live my faith

I have been a member of the church now for 39 years. Given that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a lay ministry, I have had the opportunity to serve in many ways in the church. I have been the Sunday School President, the leader of the men's organizations, a scout master, a youth leader, and a Bishop. My wife and I are now preparing to serve as full time missionaries for our Savior Jesus Christ. My wife and I are very active members and are always in the service of others. We enjoy serving others both in our church and in the community.