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Hi I'm Jordan

I grew up in Idaho. I'm a medic in the Army. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a medic in the Army National Guard. I love to hunt and be outdoors. I enjoy shooting sports. I also like to golf.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church as a Mormon. That's how my parents raised me. I have chosen to remain faithful to the Mormon church because I have seen the blessings that come from having the fullness of the gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

I am currently a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints serving in the Great Kentucky Louisville Mission. I absolutely love sharing the Gospel with others and seeing how much it blesses their lives as they accept and live the fullness of the Gospel.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Jordan
The proper authority to baptize someone is important because in order for a covenant to be honored, you need God's approval. The priesthood authority is God's power on earth to act in his name. It is basically God's stamp of approval if done correctly. I like to use this analogy: If you are pulled over for speeding by an ice cream man and he writes you a ticket, is that ticket honored in court? Or even by you, who know that he doesn't have the authority to do that. No, it isn't. But if a police officer pulls you over for speeding and writes you a ticket, then the court will recognize and honor that the police officer has to write that ticket. That is why you need to be baptized by the proper authority. So you aren't being baptized by an ice cream man. Show more Show less