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Hi I'm Jordan

I love my wife, my family, the outdoors, and my life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Seattle area where my parents taught me to love the outdoors and enjoy life (and they still do all these years later). After serving a full-time mission in Germany and Austria, I moved to Utah to go to school and ended up staying there for a few years. During that time, I was blessed to meet a bright, beautiful woman from India with whom I now share a very happy marriage. I like to ski, run, hike, climb, bike and a lot of other things that make me tired and sweaty. I enjoy doing things together with my wife, and I feel blessed to live close enough to my parents, grandparents and siblings to see them often.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church, but it was during my teen years that I really came to understand and feel for myself that what I was being taught was true. Through prayer and personal experience, I have come to know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and that God the Father has a plan for me. I know that they love me and want me to succeed. I feel their love and support as I rely on them for strength and guidance during challenging times, and I feel the peace and confidence that comes from living my life they way that they want me to. One of the distinguishing doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that Christ's church and God's priesthood authority were restored by a prophet (Joseph Smith) in the 1800s. To some, that probably sounds a little out in left field, and I can understand that; I've asked myself more than once what I would think about that if I had not been raised in the Church my whole life. That said, my experience and the answers I receive through prayer tell me that it is indeed true, and I know that anyone else who really wants to know can find that out for themselves (if you're interested but don't know where to start, ask our missionaries).

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to become a better person every day. I try to love everyone around me and treat them with respect (which is, fortunately, usually not that difficult). I rest assured knowing that God is patient with me when I make mistakes and will forgive me if I keep trying. My current assignment in the Church is working with the young men. I consider it a blessing to be placed in a position of influence during a time in their lives when they will be making serious choices about whether or not to follow the Savior.