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Hi I'm Jordan

I was born in Naples, Florida. I spent my middle and high-school years in Southern Georgia. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am Jordan Read. Filmmaker, Photographer, and Fiend. I am 20. I lived half of my life in Naples, Fl. and the other half in A rual county in So. GA. I am currently Serving a Mission in the St.George, Utah Mission. Currently Serving in a town near Cedar City, UT.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel has been a part of my life Since I was 6. before then, i had no idea about Religion, or anything like that. I attended church, and enjoyed Sunday school classes from then and even today. Until I was 12, it wasn't something in my mind to know for myself whether this church was true or not. My first curiosity came at that time, on a morning just before school. I read something called "Moroni's Promise" found at the End of the Book of Mormon, and decided to open my heart, and pray about it for myself. I acknowledged in my prayer that, maybe I was just comfortable in this church, or that it was just something good. however, I asked God with an open heart whether this was His church, and whether the Book of Mormon was actually his scripture. After I asked, I felt an overwhelming peaceful feeling. I feeling I could not create myself, and I knew that I had found my answer. It is true. over the years, i learned that leaving it at that moment wasn't enough. I mean, how many times do we have great moments in life, like with a new friend, and leave it as just a moment? What happens is that the frienship dies, right? With the gospel, I have (not been anything close to perfect) but have continued to have moments and miracles happen through the grace of God. This was because of hard and easy decisions to follow Him more in my life. Christ is there, and the Truth is knowable, if we invite, and continue to invite it into our lives. and that is why I am still involved, and serving a mission today. It's wonderful, real, practical, logical, and worth the sacrifices I have to make. I do not feel my life is missing anything, or confusing, like it would be without it.

How I live my faith

I just like to spend time with friends, and with my hobbies. I love doing film and photography projects for (and especially with) friends. Often My friends will ask me about my beliefs, and my decisions regarding serving a mission, or other lifestyle choices; and i am always glad to share how the Gospel of Christ inspires me to make the choices I make. I love speaking in church, not many do. I do get nervous, but i love the feeling of speaking, and knowing that its not so much me speaking, but the Lord is using my words to help others in my congregation.