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Hi I'm Bjorn Nordstrom

I grew up in California. I have a wonderful family. I am a doctor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of four children. I have three boys and a daughter. We enjoy spending time together especially swimming in the pool and playing games together. I grew up playing sports and participating in the Boy Scouts. I am an Eagle Scout. I have fond childhood memories of long road trips with family and going fishing and to ball games with my grandfather. I played water polo in college. I left college for 2 years to serve a mission in Brazil. I continue to enjoy sports and play basketball often and enjoy our yearly church league. I like classic cars and enjoy car restoration. In high school I worked with my dad and brothers on 2 classic cars, a 1967 Fairlane and an old Crosley panel wagon. I am a doctor and enjoy helping people at work. I enjoy learning about my ancestors and family history. I and my family enjoy spending time together and helping others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love the gospel of Jesus Christ. It has transformed my life and affects me everyday. I love knowing who I am and why I am here on earth as well as how to become more like our Savior Jesus Christ so that I can live with Him someday. This knowledge gives me great hope and strength everyday. It helps me to overcome challenges and I know that I can pray to a loving Heavenly Father and that He will guide me. I also know that I can teach my family of these truths. I love to learn and know that God has a plan for my family that allows us to live together in heaven as well. This gives us strength to pull together in love and unity at home and when we are apart each day. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know that the scriptures, the Book of Mormon and the Bible are true and reading them gives me strength and answers to my prayers. I know that families can be together forever in God's plan for us. I know that there is a living prophet on the earth today who guides the Church of Jesus Christ just as the prophets of old did, through revelation and the priesthood power of God. I know that I am a child of God.

How I live my faith

I enjoy participating in church. I am currently a bishop for my ward. This has been an amazing experience to work closely with so many great people who are living the gospel of Jesus Christ and serving others. I am also able to work very closely with the youth, the 12-18 year old young men and young women. They are amazing and I have been able to see and experience their great courage, character, service and faith. They are rising above the challenges of the world to live happily as disciples of Jesus Christ and being an example to their friends. I have the opportunity to work closely with the missionaries and meet many new and wonderful people who are searching for the truth. I also enjoyed previous experiences working with the nursery children, boy scouts and teaching the youth.