534–535: “The Covenant Path”: Reflections and Extensions

Dan Wotherspoon Atonement, Baptism, Community, Covenants, Faith Development, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Ordinances, Priesthood, Prophets, Temple 2 Comments

No term to date has been more associated with the leadership tenure of President Russell M. Nelson than “Covenant Path.” It’s become ubiquitous in his …

530: Impressions and Reflections on Changes to LDS Temple Ceremonies

Dan Wotherspoon Covenants, Faith Development, Marriage, Mythology, Ordinances, Religion, Spirituality, Temple, Women Leave a Comment

This is a quick turnaround podcast episode that was both recorded and released on the day after LDS temples around the world implemented and offered …

519–520: (Encore) The Living Nature of Mormon Covenants

Dan Wotherspoon Baptism, Covenants, God, Marriage, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Ordinances, Temple 2 Comments

This is an encore presentation of an important and still very relevant two-part episode first released on 24 April 2017. Covenanting is a huge feature …

446–447: What Does it Mean to “Sustain” Our Leaders and Fellow Church Members?

Dan Wotherspoon Church Leadership, Community, Confidence, Covenants, General Conference, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Prophets 1 Comment

One of Mormonism’s most attractive features is the wonderful chance all members are given to both formally and informally “sustain” each other as we play …

436–437: New Temple Baptisms Announcements

Dan Wotherspoon Baptism, Covenants, Priesthood, Sexuality, Temple, Women 2 Comments

On 14 December 2017, a new directive from the First Presidency was released outlining changes to certain things related to youth performing baptisms for the …

382–383: The Living Nature of Mormon Covenants

Dan Wotherspoon Covenants 6 Comments

Covenanting is a huge feature of Mormon theology and group life. Beginning at age eight with baptism, and extending through the temple endowment and sealing …