448: Shadow Practice

Dan Wotherspoon Christianity, Church Leadership, Communication, Disaffection, Forgiveness, Mormon Life, Spirituality Leave a Comment

This episode is a supplement to the previous two-parter on “sustaining” within Mormonism—which concentrated especially on times when we find ourselves in some sort of …

332: Mercy

Dan Wotherspoon Forgiveness, Jesus Christ Leave a Comment

Mercy is a fundamental tenet of the Christian gospel and its descriptions of the attributes of God, and it certainly is a topic familiar to …

323–324: New/Old Wisdom from Mormonism and Other Traditions for Facing the End of the World

Dan Wotherspoon Apocalypticism 4 Comments

Charles Shiro Inouye has just written a fantastic book, The End of the World, Plan B: A Guide for the Future (Greg Kofford Books, 2016). …

257: Negotiating Adult Faith within a Developing Institution

Dan Wotherspoon Faith, Theology 36 Comments

Just as many theorists understand individual human maturation through developmental stages, a great deal of literature suggests that institutions (churches, corporations, governments) as well as …

174–175: The Chaplains on . . . Suffering

Dan Wotherspoon Depression, Grief and Suffering 17 Comments

When we meet someone who is suffering, whether physically or emotionally, we naturally want to be of service to them. Sometimes our fears overcome us, …

149–150: Near-Death Experiences

Dan Wotherspoon Christianity, Spirituality, Top 10 31 Comments

Near-Death Experiences (NDEs) fascinate. Most share similar features that suggest the existence of a spirit or consciousness separate from the body that can continue to …