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Hi I'm Chad Russell

Born and raised in Clinton, Utah. I am serving a Mission in Alaska, currently serving in Kodiak Island! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My hobbies and interests are playing football and especially lacrosse ( we lost by 2 in the state championship game)! I am a missionary in the Alaska Anchorage Mission! I am looking forward to going to college after my mission! I am the first person in my family to go serve a mission in this true church! One of my main reasons I am going on a mission is because I give up my time back at home so that others can be together for eternity as families.

Why I am a Mormon

Well I grew up as a member in the church, and I am grateful that I did! Because that has what made me who I am today! You are probably thinking, well of course he is a member of the church, he grew up in it. I believe that even if you did grow up in the church, there comes a point and time when you need to gain your own testimony and not lean on others anymore. I have gained a witness that this church is true because of the power of the Holy Ghost through meaningful prayers to my loving Heavenly Father. I have a testimony, I know the scriptures are true (King James Bible, Book of Mormon, Pearl of Great Price, and D&C), All of these are helping me strive for eternal happiness! I love this true Gospel and all the blessings it brings into me and my family and friends lives! I LOVE this church!!! I am going to do whatever I can to share it with others so that they can experience for themselves the happiness and joy that this gospel brings.

How I live my faith

What I do a lot is family history work, and I cannot explain how amazing it is and all the wonderful blessings that come out of doing it! I go and teach others in the ward or stake how to do family history work! So its kind of like a little mission in the stake, so yeah it is truly amazing! You will be surprised of how awesome it is when you do it! It makes me excited every time I do it! That was before my mission, now that I am on my mission I get to help people of our faith and as well as others. Whatever Christ would do I strive to do. I serve not for myself but for my family, friends, and most importantly my Savior! Life is tough but it is tough to make us stronger, might not be physically but it sure is spiritually. Before my mission I always cared about what people thought of me, but because I have been striving to do his will, I now realized all that mattered was, what does my God think of me? That's what motivates me to be a better person.