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Hi I'm Jordan Christiansen

I work in athletic public relations. I'm married to my sweetheart, love life, family, my religion and sports and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 26-year-old newlywed who graduated recently with a degree in Communications: Public Relations and a minor in psychology. Since that time I have continued to work in university athletic media relations and absolutely LOVE IT, though I'm nervous to likely travel out of state to a full-time job sometime next year. My free time is devoted to my wife, games, watching and playing all kinds of sports and reading biographies. I have appeared on stage on The Price is Right with Bob Barker, lived in South Korea for two years, interviewed Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (though I'm a big Utah Jazz fan), seen World Cup qualifying games in South Korea and the United States and have just lived a generally wonderful life!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because it gives meaning to my life, answers all my questions and makes me happy. Investigating in and participating in the church and all that comes with it has always tasted good to me. Whether it be listening to church leaders, reading the scriptures, attending church, or teaching the principles contained in it, I can feel deep in my heart and soul that it is the truth. Not only do the principles and teachings make sense to one wanting a happy life, but they are also, through the influence of the Spirit, a driving force to be better and bless others.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a teacher of some of the children in the congregation of the church. I enjoy kids and it's a great time to hone my skills from when I have some of my own!

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Jordan Christiansen
I served a mission in South Korea for two years, so I can tell you. :) The missionaries will probably be as nervous as you are as they arrive at your home. The nervousness does not come from timidity or a lack of belief in the message they bring, but because they want so much to express their testimonies and the Spirit they feel to you. The missionaries will likely introduce themselves and get to know you and your family. Though missionaries are called by God to preach His word, they come from largely every-day backgrounds and have lives likely much like yours. After getting to know your family, they will likely ask what questions you may have about life or the Mormon church. Using the scriptures and their own personal experiences, they will seek to help you find answers. Don't be afraid of asking any question or thinking you may offend or sound silly to the missionaries. They are called to help and serve and are very understanding. After answering your questions and sharing a spiritual message, the missionaries will ask you to act on the message. A soccer player does not listen to his coach during practice only to go home without kicking a ball, right? In the same way, the missionaries will invite you to read a chapter of scripture or seek for yourself that what they are saying is true. You don't have to just take the missionaries' word in what they say--a loving God is happy to answer thoughtful, earnest prayers seeking for the truth. Show more Show less

Can husband and wife be together forever? Do you believe that families will live together in heaven?

Jordan Christiansen
I believe with all the belief I can muster that families can live together forever! What person who has loved a parent, spouse, sibling, child or any other one of his or her fellow beings on this earth has not felt that eternal life with those we love is a true principle? I have been married for just under a year. I love my wife dearly and know that I will love her more as our years together pass by. I am so grateful to a merciful, loving Heavenly Father that because we were married under His priesthood authority, in His temple, that we can live together forever and that our children will be ours forever, not just until death. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Jordan Christiansen
A newborn baby, the happy coincidences that make up our lives, a towering mountain or a small flower...these are just some of the many things I enjoy that help strengthen my belief in God. Such beauty in this world can only trigger an upward swelling in a person's soul--a feeling great than any earthly, fleeting pleasure. Most of all, God's own witness to me that He is real is how I know that there is a loving God. Not only have my prayers been answered countless times, but when I ask, in faith, if He is there, I am sure to feel in my heart a quiet reassurance that He knows me. Show more Show less