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Hi I'm Jordan

I'm from Indiana, I love music, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an eighteen-year-old musician preparing to serve a mission. I write, sing and dance, and I'm an avid reader. I'm a fan of dogs and a little bit of a nerd. :)

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 10, I made a friend who changed my life. I didn't know what a Mormon was, but I went to church a few times with her. I was a Methodist, born and raised, but I wasn't very personally involved in a relationship with my Heavenly Father. I came to know that the church was true when I was 12, and wanted to take the next step and be baptized. My mother was not comfortable with it, and wouldn't be for years to come. During that time I spent as much time involved with the church as I possibly good, and a year passed, and then two, and three, and then it had been five years and my mother would not allow me to be baptized. In that fifth year, when I was seventeen, I underwent some very difficult things and was diagnosed with anxiety and depression, and after some more personal trials I stopped going to church. I stopped going to any church for a while and then, after eight months, I started going to a non-denominational Christian church. It was alright, but it wasn't enough for me; I didn't feel whole. A few short months later I was sitting in that same church and I began thinking to myself, "What am I doing here?" I knew at that time that I didn't belong there and I needed to get back to my church. I was baptized on September 28 and my time since then has been so richly blessed. I know that the blessings I have received from being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have far outweighed any I could have received anywhere else. I waited for six years to be baptized and confirmed a member of this church, and I would do it again if I had to. I love this church, the gospel, and all the beautiful people I have met. Because of this church I know that I am a child of God and that my Savior loves me, and greater knowledge and comfort I could never find.

How I live my faith

I have participated in church as a primary chorister, where I had the pleasure of teaching the children ages 4-11 music and leading them as they sang for programs in church. I have also led music in other meetings, such as in sacrament meeting and in the classes for young women.