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 …

427: (Encore) “Living” Stories

Dan Wotherspoon Mythology, Theology Leave a Comment

This is an encore presentation of a fantastic May 2014 episode by the same name. In it, philosopher-theologian Adam Miller and narrative studies specialist Stephen Carter join Mormon Matters …

244–246: Genesis, Part 6—Isaac, Rebekah, Esau, and the Transformation of Jacob

Dan Wotherspoon Scripture 6 Comments

In this episode, the Mormon Matters “Genesis Team”—David Bokovoy, Tom Roberts, and Brian Hauglid—join host Dan Wotherspoon for a discussion of Genesis 24–33, which focus …

227: “Living” Stories

Dan Wotherspoon Mythology, Theology, Top 10 51 Comments

In this episode, philosopher-theologian Adam Miller and narrative studies specialist Stephen Carter join Mormon Matters host Dan Wotherspoon to explore the many and varied ways …

155–156: LDS Military Chaplains

Dan Wotherspoon Community, Mormon Life 10 Comments

This two-part episode offers a wonderful peek into military chaplaincy, a career unlike any other, and, in particular, experiences of LDS chaplains. Two active duty …

129–130: New Missionary Age

Dan Wotherspoon Missionary Work 24 Comments

The LDS Church recently announced changes in the ages that young men and women can now serve missions. Will this announcement usher in a new …

Matters of the Heart 3: A New Story for Mormon Women

Dan Wotherspoon Personal Essays, Women 7 Comments

A NEW STORY FOR MORMON WOMEN  By Joanna Brooks In this episode of Matters of the Heart, Joanna Brooks reads an excerpted version of her …

100–101: Mormon Missions

Dan Wotherspoon Missionary Work 37 Comments

This two-part episode focuses on the unique experience of Mormon missions–their wonderful, powerful, light aspects, as well as those elements that can lead things to …

85–86: “Middle Way” Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Spirituality 88 Comments

For many Mormons, their faith and relationship to the LDS Church has forever changed from what they were growing up. And this is how it …