499: Faith Journeying with Matt Jones — Rambunctious Youth to LDS Bishop and Wise Soul

Dan Wotherspoon Christianity, Community, Faith Development, God, Spirituality 8 Comments

Just two weeks ago, Matt Jones was released as an LDS bishop. How he came to be someone who might be called to that position …

481–482: Mental and Spiritual Gymnastics: Might Something Deeper Be Going On?

Dan Wotherspoon Faith, Faith Development, Intellectuals, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Spirituality, Truth 13 Comments

We all have different temperaments, and there are many combinations of elements that affect our spiritual journeys—including how recently we’ve entered into a time of …

476: A Healer’s Healing Journey: An Interview with Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks

Dan Wotherspoon Confidence, Faith, Faith Development, Grief and Suffering, Marriage, Mentors, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Spirituality, Women 2 Comments

Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks has over the past decade-plus become a leading voice in mental health, marriage and family, women’s issues, and faith journey …

467–468: The Work of Peace in Mormonism and the Religious World: An Interview with Charles Randall Paul

Dan Wotherspoon Apologetics, Christianity, Communication, Confidence, Doctrine, Faith, God, Grief and Suffering, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith, Mentors, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Revelations, Spirituality, Theology, Truth 1 Comment

Many long-time Mormon Matters listeners will recognize the name Charles Randall Paul, (or, as host Dan Wotherspoon calls him 90 percent of the time, “Randy” Paul). He …

303: Why Is This All So Hard?

Dan Wotherspoon Faith 3 Comments

Faith journeys are insanely difficult. Why? In this episode, Lindsay Hansen Park, Jon Grimes, Brian Whitney, and Emily Grover join Mormon Matters host Dan Wotherspoon …

279–280: Mutual Respect: Creating Healthy Relationships When Loved Ones Choose a Different Faith Path

Dan Wotherspoon Faith 39 Comments

For more than a decade, Chelsea Shields Strayer and her parents, Eric and Heidi Shields, have held very difficult but ultimately fruitful conversations regarding her …

114–116: Brazilian Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Community, Mormon Life 25 Comments

This three-part episode features a wonderful discussion about some of the peculiarities about the LDS Mormon experience inBrazil, as well as the many ways that …