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Hi I'm Jordan

I grew up in California. I work as an Electronics Technician for the United States Government and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in a town with a large number of scientist and engineers and have always wanted to be one of them. The idea of serving my country by better equipping our troops has always appealed to me. After high school I got a job as an apprentice doing what I have always wanted to do. During the day I worked full time, but in the evenings I attended college. It took me 4 long years, but I finally got an Associates Degree in engineering. I will continue working and going to school until I can be the engineer I have always wanted to be.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with amazing parents who taught me the importance of being a good person, but I never had any religious influence in my life and knew little of my savior Jesus Christ. I met the woman who would eventually be my wife during my senior year of high school. We worked together at an ice cream shop and became good friends. She openly admitted her LDS faith and in my ignorance, I was taken aback. I thought mormons were strange and admittedly they had been the punchline of some of my jokes. I have always had a very scientific mind and was driven by common sense. It was this mindset that led me to believe that there had to be some sort of creator and that theories like the Big Bang Theory were far fetched and full of holes. I thought I would see right through this girl's beliefs and find it, too, riddled with holes. But as we grew closer and she shared more and more of her beliefs, I was astonished to find her arguments well founded and supported by scriptures in the Old and New Testaments. Most importantly to me, what she said made sense. As I learned more about the nature of our Heavenly Father, the Church appealed to me more and more. He does still care for and love us and He is still guiding us through His prophets. This made perfect sense. Why would He send his Son Jesus Christ to die for us and then desert us in our greatest time of need? On June 16, 2007 I left the comfort of my parent's home and was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My parents hated the idea and joining the Church forced me to strike out on my own, but it was worth it to me and I am continually grateful I made that decision. On June 19, 2008 I married that same girl in the San Diego Temple and was sealed to her for all time and eternity. I am grateful each and every day that I met her and that she had the strength and bravery to lead me to the gospel of Christ. Today both my wife and I have an amazing relationship with my parents.

How I live my faith

Since becoming a member of the Church in 2007, my life has been extraordinarily blessed. Through the gospel, my marriage has grown so strong, I have become a much better person, and I more fully understand the atonement of our savior Jesus Christ. He truly died for every single person who will ever live and through Him we can all return to our Father in Heaven. In my nearly four and half years as a member, I have had so many opportunities to serve my fellow man and I am so grateful for that. There is truly no better feeling of joy than that felt while serving others. In church, I have had the opportunity to work closely with the children of my ward and it is true that the spirits of children are the purest of all. Now I serve as a secretary over a group of men whose soul purpose is to help those in need. Imagine being in a position where you can help people all the time, there is no greater blessing! I feel that this section is less organized and that I am rambling more, but in describing the blessings of this gospel, I cannot help but become overwhelmed with thoughts and feelings. All I can do is bear my testimony that I know this church is true. It is the one true church that Jesus Chirst himself organized. It has blessed my life in too many ways to list and my continued devotion to the church continues to bless me in ways I did not think were possible. There is a prophet on this Earth today that leads and guides us. I know that God and Jesus Christ live and that they have bodies of flesh and blood and that through riteous living, we may all have eternal life. This, in the name of our savior Jesus Christ, Amen.