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Hi I'm Jordan

I love to ride dirt bikes. I love being outside. I drive a big yellow bus. I'm a college student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love the outdoors. I love the desert. I love hobbies. I love cars, snowboarding, running, hunting, snowmobiling, and recently triathlons... My passion is motocross. Riding, racing, watching the sport.. It is my favorite thing to do! I am a full time student in my first year of college as a biology major, completing my undergrad, to then continue in dentistry and orthodontics. I'm a bus driver for special needs students, and i love my job. I have the best girlfriend in the world that makes me laugh, and teaches me something new every day. I have recently returned from serving a mission in the Italy, Milan mission which i love deeply. It was the best choice I have ever made in my life. To be a missionary was an honor and a privilege. The Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ is my life, and my life is good!

Why I am a Mormon

I received an answer from God that He exists, and that He can guide me through divinely-called men, prophets. These prophets and their priesthood were brought back to the earth after a long time of darkness by Joseph Smith. I know that he brought the light we once had BACK because I prayed and asked God about that too, and i got a feeling of chills from my head to my toes... like a tingling warmth...I knew it was right. I had a desire to know, and the intent to act on it, and i know that brought me the answer. Reading the Book of Mormon brought me peace, and a desire to have an answer to my prayers. I wanted to know if God REALLY chose one church over all, and if He did, I desired to know which church God wanted me to join. I am a Mormon because I heard from God where I can find Him. When I was 18 years old I read the Book of Mormon on my own for the first time, and I read it in three days. I felt peace. I felt happiness. I felt like everything was going to be okay, and that the problems that I stressed over were small, insignificant, and that I was complicating things. As soon as I finished the last page of that book, I knelt on the kitchen floor next to the table, and prayed with my scriptures in my hands. I cannot describe the beautiful warmth and goodness that filled my insides as I asked God if it was right... I felt light. I felt happy. I felt true joy. I felt God with me. I found Him that day, and I received an answer that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. Then, knowing that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon, I knew that he had been called of God as well. I knew that God restored His church, and that I had found it on the earth. I am Mormon because of that experience, paired with constant subsequent responses that He is there,and that I'm on the right path.

How I live my faith

Searching to be like Jesus and follow His example is the general idea, or broad view of living faith. I love faith that comes in different colors. More specifically, I believe in living faith through the small things, the subtle things; the power of a silent example. Living faith, to me, is something that takes up every fiber of who you are, rather that a cookie-cutter mold of how one should act, what to say, and how to live faith. I believe in guidelines and principles, commandments and rules, but nothing to smother individuality. I love uniquity. Rather than attach faith to my ankle with a ball and chain, I strive to have my faith woven into my life; to let it be ME.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Jordan
I hear in my self that there is a God when i watch the sunset. I see that there must be a creator when i walk through the desert and see the wildlife and beauty in it. I know that there is a God in this earth because i know that we are not here for any irrelevant reason... we are here to learn something, to grow, and God is here to help us. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Jordan
No, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints believes in God, and in Jesus Christ. We do not pray to anyone aside from God, in the name of Jesus Christ. Although Joseph Smith was the prophet of the Restoration, though he translated the Book of Mormon and brought to light the Church of Christ again, deity is a far cry from where we revere him. Joseph Smith was a man with an agenda given to him by God, to do some stuff FOR God, not BEING God... Plain and simple, no exceptions...God the Father is the sole being we pray to, and we pray to Him only in the name of the Son, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less