This podcast contains the complete audio of my presentation at Sunstone on August 2, 2019. Thank you so much to everybody who showed up! I had a great time and I hope you did, too! I have the most intelligent and thoughtful listenership of any podcast out there! You are the best!!!
In this episode, we will hear a few commentaries that were shared about the prior episode “The Blessing,” as well as my own interpretation. P.S. For those of us who may have family or friends hurt by the Sunday afternoon conference talk by Russel M. Nelson, I invite you to share episode 3 “The Prodigal […]
Introduction Tell My story – convert 17 – Bishop 29 – Faith Crisis – value truth and transparency and honesty Treasure Digging – 1819 – first seer stone – 1823 – second Seer Stone – Money Digger, Treasure Digger – gold treasures buried in hills protected by guardian spirits using a seer stone. He would […]
Jack Naneek interviews Dan Wotherspoon, host of Mormon Matters, about what awakening means in a Mormon context. Dan shares his views about maturing as a practicing Mormon, and, as someone with slightly different views than the typical Mormon. Which begs the question: At the end of the day, what exactly is a typical Mormon?
What is a Testimony? When does a Testify become a Lie? Today we talk about scenarios in which the Testimony was changed or only parts of it were included. Can we historically say that we have been honest? Resources: -Joseph Smith was ordained to the High Priesthood by Lyman Wight 1831 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-circa-3-4-june-1831/2 -Original Story about “John […]
Jack Naneek mixes some philosophies of men with a little scripture. Heidegger’s philosophical text Being and Time is discussed. How we interpret the world, and break free from it, are examined. Maybe the echo chamber needs a window or two opened. In the end, we consider whether new wine really does need new bottles, or, […]
In Mormonism the word Doctrine is important, even crucial. It is so important that members are counseled when teaching to stick to the Doctrine. We reinforce this with scriptures like D&C 88:77 “teach one another the doctrine of the kingdom” And entire lessons structured and centered around “Teaching the Doctrine” Doctrinal boundaries are so important […]
To the Orthodox Believer who still holds belief that Doctrine in our faith equals Truth. Or the idea that when the prophet speaks or when all 15 top leaders are unified that we have certainty that God has spoken. It may not be that simple. Lets explore. I validate that Doctrine in the Church as a […]
With General Conference coming up, this episode explores what Prophets and Apostles are, why it appears the prophets and apostles today are different from those of the old world, why they are different from even Joseph Smith of this dispensation, and what we are to make of it. We conclude asking if revelation still occurs […]
Part 1 of my interview with Chris Reeve. Chris is a friend of mine who used to live in my ward and served with me in Leadership Callings. I always appreciated his intellect and way of seeing things from a different vantage point then me. We discuss his faith, inoculation against troublesome material, and how […]