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Hi I'm Jordan

I was raised in a small town in Idaho. From July 2013 to July 2015, I am serving a mission.

About Me

I'm Jordan Fridal. To describe me a bit, I am a blackbelt in Taekwondo, am fascinated by science, and enjoy building with Lego bricks as well as comedy, art, and basset hounds. After I'm done with my mission, I will go to BYU-I for school. My father owns a gas-station in southern Idaho, out in the middle of nowhere. Starting at the age of 7 or so, I started working at my dad's establishment, doing all sorts of things in the restaurant and c-store. Needless to say, I've had plenty of funny and strange experiences as the world comes to us in the middle of nowhere. My family, to say it in a word, is funny. If there is one thing that we love as Fridals, it's to laugh. You can always expect someone to be chuckling at someone or something. Cracking jokes, quoting funny things from movies, laughing when we do stupid things. I will always love my family, and I'm thankful for the Gospel of Jesus Christ that has helped us to be so close. I'm the oldest of two. My brother has always been there with me since I became cognizant of his existence. We've done all sorts of things together, and even though we have had are challenges, we've always been close. Since I was about ten, my family and I have raised alpacas, creatures similar to llamas but smaller and are bred for their fleece. We've also owned ducks, geese, goats, chickens, and a miniature donkey. Not all at once, but it has always been a circus. Especially when you have to shear those alpacas. Fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, and have been a member of the Church scince I was eight. I keep active in it because I know for myself that it is true. When I have followed the teachings of the Church, I have felt happiness, not short pleasure, but true happiness. I have also asked God in prayer, and He has told me through the Holy Ghost that this is His church. I know for myself that this church is the one true church, for the reasons I have said. I have also done the same things concerning the Book of Mormon and the prophet Joseph Smith. Their stories and teachings are true. What the Book of Mormon has to say is fantasticly amazing, and every so often I think about it and it just blows me away. It answers so many of my questions. The knowledge I have of the Restored Gospel gives me hope, peace, happiness, and a sense of purpose in this life. But, what's great about the Gospel, this Church, and what I'm saying, you don't have to take our word for it. Please, if you haven't already, read the Book of Mormon, and pray to know if it is true for yourself. Listen to the missionary discussions and try what they have to say. I can guarantee that you won't regret it.

How I live my faith

I go to my local branch every Sunday, where I am part of one of the leadership groups. I've taught lessons in the class for the brothers of the church in that postion, and I usually help with the sacrament meeting services. From July 2013 to July 2015, I will also be serving a full-time mission in California.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He was sinless and was the Perfect Example. He suffered for the penalties of our sins in what we call the Atonement. He did this so that we would be able to repent and thus be able to come into His presence and the presence of God the Father. After he died on the cross, willingly for us, he was resurrected on the third day, making it so that all of us could be resurrected in the end. To be resurrected means that we are brought back to life with a perfect body, never to die again. He created the world, He is our Savior, and He loves us. He loves you. Show more Show less