143: Robert Keeley: More Than Ages & Stages

Today we sit down with Christian professor and Author Robert Keeley and speak at length about his perspective on James Fowler’s Stages of Faith.  Mr. Keeley is the author of the book “Helping our Children Grow In Faith”.  He has also written numerous articles including many on stages of faith.  We talk today about how […]

142: The Flood and its Barriers to Faith

Today we talk about the Flood.  Noah, the Ark, the animals, etc….  The trouble with this topic is that a Global Flood seems so unreasonable and full of problems and a local flood is full of deep glitches as well.  We attempt to talk about both sides, sift through the problems and contradictions and see if we […]

141: Handshakes and Drawn Swords

Today’s episode deals with Section 132 of the D&C.  We talk about the introduction of polygamy, the angel with the drawn sword, and Joseph’s adherence with the revelation.  While Critics accuse Joseph Smith of creating section 132 to fulfill his sexual needs and while apologists proclaim the revelation is from God and that criticism should […]

140: Chris Reeve: Church Discipline

Today we sit down with Chris Reeve, a dear friend of mine, and we discuss Church Discipline.  We hit this topic from a historical perspective and build from there.  We speak about scriptural relevance for Church discipline, how while wanting a big tent, the tent must still exists.  We talk about Early Church leaders who […]

139: Greg Kearney: Mormonism & Masonry

Today I sit down with Greg Kearney.  Greg is both a Mormon and a Mason and today we discuss the connection between the two in the LDS Endowment.  Many Latter-Day Saints are caught off guard when they  discover that the LDS Endowment is very interconnected with Masonry and its ritual.  Today we address this connection […]

137: Our Own Little Rameumptoms

Today we talk about rameumptom and how we use the pulpit in Church.  The Zoramites used the rameumptom as a place to stand and proclaim to God their gratitude for making them more favorable and as a soapbox for proclaiming one’s “rightness” and “Righteousness”.  We take a look as our culture in terms of talks and testimonies […]