Today we delve into Part 2 regarding the process by which Apostles became the ruling body in the LDS Church. The different leadership bodies, who had a higher authority and stewardship, what happened at Joseph Smith’s death, who he had appointed as his successor, and how the Quorum of the twelve removed every other possible […]
Today we hit on Boundaries. Healthy boundaries and more specifically unhealthy boundaries. We use the example of a Bishop’s interview with a youth. We directly talk about the distorted boundaries in this interaction but we also speak about how distorted boundaries travel with us through life and set up a relaxed and blind trust in […]
Jack Naneek tackles life’s purposes in teaching us fact from fiction, faith from fantasy. He dives deeply into our errors of prejudging others based on appearance or disposition. The storms of life are considered, and, understood as necessary for showing us that there is a more powerful force guiding us through them.
Today We cover the general topic of ascertaining God’s will both from our perspective and all the way to the top of how leaders have done it. We use the specific issue of theology surrounding valiancy in the Pre-mortal life to make the point. The question is simply this. If Church leaders have taught theology […]
Jack Naneek discusses the daily grind of dealing with the people around us. No matter their rank, how others treat you says very little about you and everything about them. Yet, all interactions, good and bad, are part of the great learning process called life. In the end, we discover that even Elijah had to […]
Today we delve into the process by which Apostles became the ruling body in the LDS Church. The different leadership bodies, who had a higher authority and stewardship, what happened at Joseph Smith’s death, who he had appointed as his successor, and how the Quorum of the twelve removed every other possible contender to take […]
Today The Walker Family join in a round-table discussion over LGBT issues and their personal journeys in this arena. Today you get to take some time to “walk a mile in their shoes” and see how this incredible family dealt with growth, change, and understanding. They are vulnerable. They are honest. And they lay […]
Today we introduce a NEW PODCAST , the “Cognitive Dissidents” Podcast. Hosted by Bill Reel this podcast will tend to focus more on the psychology of religious belief and the mechanisms in place that encourage us to hold that belief. We also want to spend time placing these mechanisms in the context of cognitive […]
Jack Naneek examines the little discussed topic of grace. A fictional stake president’s death is used as an illustration. Two churches and two brothers are discussed as are the unexpected roads leading to the celestial kingdom. In the end, the law is seen for what it is: a signpost to deeper experiences of grace.