Mormon Awakenings: Episode 035: Interview with Tyler Brough

Jack Naneek interviews Tyler Brough about Tyler’s progressing faith, growing understanding and accumulated wisdom. Tyler shares personal stories from his youth and adulthood.  Jack and Tyler discuss how their views of church, God, and the purpose of life have deepened over the years. During the podcast, Tyler mentions a Sacrament Meeting talk he gave in […]

Mormon Awakenings: 008: Points vs Grace

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.  

222: Adam Miller Future Mormon

Today I sit down with Mormon Philosopher Adam Miller.  It’s his third time on the program and we talk about his newest book “Future Mormon”.  We talk about various aspects of the book which he wrote to his children and to future members of the Church.  What will the future of Mormonism look like?  Time […]

201: Robert Reynolds: Unstuck

Today we sit down with LDS author Robert Reynolds.  He has written the book “Unstuck” – How The Savior Frees Us From Our Favorite Sins .  We talk about letting go of trying to “work our way to heaven” and instead focus on reliance on Christ and his grace.  We talk about willingness to be on the […]

194: Trust in the Dual Power of The Atonement

On Sunday January 24th I will have given a sacrament talk on the subject of the atonement.  I have released an audio rehearsal of that talk the night before giving it.  This is tied and hence repeats much of what is said in the premium episode “Nephi’s Faith Transition” but also covers other ground.  I […]

105: Grace and It’s Changing Power

  Today I share the presentation I did in the Indianapolis IN YSA Conference.  My subject was Grace and it’s changing power in our lives.   Included is a 15 minute soundbite from Brad Wilcox’s talk “His Grace is Sufficient” The powerpoint for this episode is available on the products page of the website  Resources Brad and Wendee […]

047: Adam Miller: Rube Goldberg Machines

Today we sit down with Adam Miller, Philosopher, Theologian, and Author of the book “Rube Goldberg Machines : Essays in Mormon Theology”. The Book can be found at Greg Kofford Books http://www.gregkofford.com/products/rube-goldberg-machines-essays-in-mormon-theology and at Amazon as a Kindle edition –  http://www.amazon.com/kindle-store/dp/B007RQIQ7E We speak at length about Grace and Adam concludes offering some great advice for those […]

028: Brad Wilcox Pt. 1

Brad Wilcox is a professor of education at Brigham Young University and author of several books as well as a popular speaker in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile. Along with being a professor of education at Brigham […]

029: Brad Wilcox Pt. 2

Brad Wilcox is a professor of education at Brigham Young University and author of several books as well as a popular speaker in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile. Along with being a professor of education at Brigham […]

027: Sunstone Kirtland Talk

This is from my Talk in the Kirtland Temple at the combined conference with Sunstone and the “Mormons in the Midwest”. My talk was titled “God’s Amazing Grace” I hope you enjoy. It is based on both my view of the doctrine of Christ and the enabling power of his amazing grace along with some […]

022: John Montgomery: Leading With Faith

John Montgomery is a faithful LDS who encountered ridicule and persecution as a teenager and young adult causing him to spend some time out of the Church. He tells his spending time in other churches, encounter with Hugh Nibley and FARMS, defending his faith, and his return to church with a greater appreciation for Faith. […]

008: Defining Doctrine

Have you ever been taught in the church that – the Earth was 6,000 years old? – All native Americans are Lamanites? – Evolution is absolutely false Have you discovered some comments by leaders that are racist and offensive? Have you ever heard a crazy opinion from a leader that you disagreed with? Many of […]

006: Grace: Perfected in Christ

Grace – One of the most important principles in the Doctrine of Christ is so often misunderstood in LDS circles.  Many feel Grace is only a last minute booster that assist us once we have done all we can do.  Is that really what the church teaches?  This episode is spent giving a synopsis of […]