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Hi I'm Jon Gardner

I love spending time with my wife and children. I enjoy sports, games , skiing and being outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a proud father of 3 boys that I love to play with. I have a wonderful wife that I am so grateful for and has been a great strength to me. I currently work at an insurance company leading a few teams over claims processing and customer service in regards to medical bills. I love watching basketball and football as well as playing them to. I also thoroughly enjoy skiing and go whenever occasion permits. Other hobbies I enjoy are playing the bass guitar, upright bass, and playing video games with my family. I embrace new technology and I enjoy using these mediums for entertainment, learning and improving processes. I have learned to cope with a chronic medical condition that effects the movement of my neck called cervical dystonia. My faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ has strengthened and sustained me as I have experienced the trials and frustrations that have resulted from this condition.

Why I am a Mormon

First I am very grateful for good parents that helped teach me true principles throughout my childhood and continuing through my adulthood. They allowed me to see first hand the blessings that come from applying the principles found in the gospel of Jesus Christ found within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Second I have done my best to apply these principles and I have gained a sure witness that they are true. Some of these principles include the law of tithing, the word of wisdom, the law of chastity, and keeping the Sabbath day holy. I also know that God continues to speak in our time and restored the fullness of his gospel to the Prophet Joseph Smith. His successors have continued to receive the will of God including the current Prophet today Thomas Monson. Because God is not silent he has continued to reveal his will for us in our time. I know this through studying the Book of Mormon and other scripture that have been given to us for our benefit in addition to the Holy Bible. Through these scriptures I have gained a sure witness that God has a plan for me, I know I lived with him before my birth and chose to follow his plan by accepting Jesus Christ as our Savior and Redeemer, I know this life is the time to prepare to meet God by living true principles and receiving all the saving ordinances such as baptism by those that hold the authority of God. I know that we will be rewarded according to the deeds done in this life and I know that those that follow all the laws and ordinances of the gospel of Jesus Christ can live with him and with our families. Families can be together forever. This is all possible because of Jesus Christ, he is my master, Savior, and through him all the happiness and joy that our Heavenly Father wants us to have is possible through the grace of Jesus Christ and his atoning sacrifice. I know these things are found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and it has blessed my life.

How I live my faith

I try my best to provide spiritual leadership and guidance in my home by encouraging daily prayer and scripture study with my wife and children. One of the biggest ways I seek to live my faith is by creating a happy, strong, and faithful family. I am a leader of young men in my local congregation which allows me to provide spiritual guidance as well as the opportunity to have weekly activities to help serve others, build relationships and enjoy fun recreational activities.