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Hi I'm Russ L Hopkins

I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have been a member since Jan 1970.

About Me

I was born and raised in Iowa and have lived in Arizona, Kansas, and Missouri. I have been married to my sweet wife since 1970, have three children, and fourteen grandchildren. I love living the gospel of Jesus Christ and enjoy serving others. I enjoy doing family history, muscle car restoration, golfing, and drag racing...what a combination:)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I had no religious upbringing, yet recognized the truthfulness and fullness of the Church when I came into contact with it's members. After sincere prayer, the Holy Ghost has confirmed to me that this is Christ's church here upon the earth. Living this, the true gospel of Jesus Christ , has brought stability, joy, opportunity, and peace into my life. I know where I came from, what I need to while I am here, and where will be going. I have the agency to choose my eternal destiny.

How I live my faith

I have serve in many positions in the Church, the most rewarding and important being a Primary Teacher. If I could be as teachable as the little children, I know that Heavenly Father would be pleased with me. I am active in our community having served on the cemetery board, school board, community association, and Lions Club. We are about to embark on a church mission to the Montana Billings Mission and will serve for two years.