413: The New Plan for Relief Society and Adult Priesthood Meetings

Dan Wotherspoon Priesthood, Relief Society 2 Comments

On 25 August, the Church announced a new plan for Relief Society and Priesthood meetings to begin January 2018. Instead of focusing two weeks each …

260: Introversion and the Mormon Experience

Dan Wotherspoon Spirituality 26 Comments

No two individuals are exactly alike, and no schema can fully capture our particular essence or personality. Yet it is sometimes helpful to speak about …

201: Good Shepherds

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Life, Spirituality 5 Comments

My recent call for stories of LDS leaders who through their vision and love and ways of inhabiting their pastoral roles have made a wonderful …

200: Let’s Collaborate!

Dan Wotherspoon Community, Mormon Life 4 Comments

This short episode announces two projects I’d love to work on with collaborators from the Mormon Matters listening community. The first is a call for …

180: Mormon Missions Take to Facebook!

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Life, Social Media 20 Comments

On Sunday, June 23, 2013, LDS leaders announced changes to the LDS missionary program, with most of the new focus directed to decreasing door-to-door contacting, …

98–99: “Middle Way” Mormonism and Women

Dan Wotherspoon Feminism, Women 54 Comments

Mormon Matters episodes 85–86 featured a panel consisting of four men discussing “Middle Way Mormonism,” a term that has been gaining traction as a way …

27: Mormons and Their Leaders

Dan Wotherspoon Church Leadership, General Conference 32 Comments

This episode, which was recorded a couple of days after the close of the April 2011 General Conference, explores the interplay between Latter-day Saints and …