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Hi I'm Jordan

I'm from Idaho. I am a college student majoring in Public Relations. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in a small city in Southeastern Idaho. I am the sixth child of seven kids. My family owns a small, hometown grocery store and from a very young age I had the opportunity to start working. I bagged groceries, mopped floors, and stocked shelves. When I got a little older, I was given more responsibility. My parents greatly valued a good work ethic and they instilled that in me from a young age. That has proven to be so beneficial as I've gotten older. When I was 19 years old, I made the decision to serve a mission for the Church and was able to spend two years serving the people of Hungary. I loved it and will forever be grateful for the experiences that I had there and for the people that I met. They changed me inside and made me want to be a better person. I love the Hungarian people and will never forget them. After my mission, I immediately began my college education. I will soon graduate in Public Relations with a Business Management minor. I enjoy being with family, being outdoors, and laughing. I am so grateful for life and for the happiness that I feel because of it. I love my family and cannot wait to start one of my own very soon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I believe that this Church contains the fullness of Christ's gospel. I believe that God loves us so much and wants to help us return to him. Being a part of this Church helps me along that path. I know that we need a living prophet, just like days of old, to receive direct revelation from God on behalf of God's children. I am Mormon because I feel that it is right and I feel it is true. I have received so many small, yet profound feelings of inspiration and confirmation from the Spirit and I cannot deny it...nor will I. I love the Lord and I know that this is the Lord's Church. That is why I am Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying my best to do as Christ would do. Sometimes I find myself slipping up here and there and I instantly feel ashamed because I know that Christ would have done it differently or gone about it in a different way. Christ is the head of this Church and is our way back to Heavenly Father. If we follow his exemplary example, we cannot fail. Of course we will slip and fall every once and a while, but that's why He did what He did. That's why he fulfilled the Atonement...so that we could repent. I live my faith by living like the Savior would live.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Jordan
The prophet today is Thomas S. Monson. He is called of God to lead the Church, but more importantly to lead Heavenly Father's children. The prophet holds the priesthood power necessary to lead, guide, and receive revelation on our behalf. Of course, we are able to receive personal revelation for ourselves, but the prophet receives it on behalf of the Church and its members. President Thomas S. Monson is a man of God. He is called of God, I know that. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Jordan
A testimony is a conviction and knowledge of truth. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true Church on this earth and I have a firm testimony of that. I know it. When we share our testimonies with others, we share what we know, what we feel, and occasionally an experience that led to that knowledge or feeling. Simply put, a testimony is a feeling that we know something is true. Show more Show less