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Latest Episodes

How I Lead as Bishop with JustServe | An Interview with Daniel Brown
July 05, 2023

Daniel Brown currently serves as bishop of the Searcy Ward in Searcy, Arkansas. He has previously served as a counselor in the bishopric, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and a counselor

How Conference Can Help Us Feel Centered, Confident and Calm
July 04, 2023

Caren McLane has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Community Health Education from BYU. She met her husband, Todd, her freshman year while at BYU. They are the parents of 5 children and live on a 4-acre “hobby farm” with chickens, cows, and dogs. She vo

Define sin in your own words
June 29, 2023

In the last newsletter I discussed the importance of needing to get rid of the term “serious sin” and take all sin seriously. Naturally, our brains want to categorize concepts such as sin. There is the really, reeeeally bad sin, and then there is the whit

Girls Camp, Grace, and the Bishop’s Office | An Interview with Emily Belle Freeman
June 28, 2023

Emily Belle Freeman has written more than a dozen books and spoken at a variety of conferences, workshops, and gatherings. She taught for many years in the Church Educational System and has served in

Ministering to the Teacher
June 27, 2023

Jenny Parnell Willmore lives in Logan, Utah, USA with her husband James. They have four children and two grandchildren. She currently serves as Relief Society president and has taught everything from nursery to Gospel Doctrine. She has a Master of Second

Transforming Together: Connecting the Leading Saints Audience through Life-Changing Retreats
June 26, 2023

Do you feel called to be there? - See all the details for these retreats at: https://leadingsaints.org/gathering

Being a Busy Latter-day Saint Leader | An Interview with Jeanette Bennett
June 24, 2023

Jeanette Bennett is a mother of five, magazine publisher, cancer survivor, current Relief Society president, and former ward and stake Young Women president. She is a frequent emcee, moderator, and sp

Are you SERIOUS about SIN?
June 22, 2023

I’ve been thinking a lot about sin and stigma lately. It seems we have created two general categories for sin: Sin Sin with stigma In our faith tradition, we don’t say “sin with stigma,” but instead we say “serious sin.” It’s a terrible habit, and collect

Inviting the Youth Into the Battle | A How I Lead Interview with Brooke Petersen and Thomas Sitterud
June 21, 2023

Brooke Petersen lives in Cleveland, Utah, a rural town south of Price. Her husband, Hans, commutes to West Valley City, Utah, where he practices pediatric dentistry. Brooke and Hans have five children

The Lord Looketh On the Heart – An Individual Journey
June 20, 2023

Jonathan Seiter is a pretty normal guy. He is a husband, father, and life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He grew up in Tempe, Arizona and served a mission in Cebu, Philippines. He met his wife at and graduated from Brigham