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Hi I'm Jeffrey Russell

I grew up in Cottage Grove Oregon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love the Gospel and I love my family. I'm a husband, a father, a Priesthood holder, and a salesman. I like the great outdoors, and traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, skiing, boating, sight seeing, people watching and most sports. I prefer to stay off the beaten paths. I love to go where few ever go. I love sunrises and sunsets. I love scenic mountain views and panoramic ocean vistas, and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a testimony of the Gospel that began in 1986 when 2 missionaries knocked on my door. They shared the basic doctrines and principles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with me and over the next few weeks the Spirit testified to me of the truthfulness of the things they were teaching. For the first time in my life religion made sense.

How I live my faith

I have served in many areas of the Church including as scoutmaster, and young men presidency, youth Sunday school teacher and Sunday school counselor and president, High Priest Group Leader, counselor in the Bishopric, and am currently serving on the High Council. I am also a home teacher. I do my best to read and study from the scriptures everyday, as well as pray alone and with my family. I do my best to be a good example to my children by honoring my Priesthood and being obedient to the commandments of the Lord.