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267.2: Family (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 45)

December 1, 2017

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“The Family Is Ordained of God” Is there anything more important than our relationships? This lessons digs deep into the principles behind healthy relationships, with a focus on marriage and parenting. This is a “two-tone” episode… we model the type of discussion that would fit in a Sunday School environment, and then discuss some of […]

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267.1: Family (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 45, Updated)

November 30, 2017

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“The Family Is Ordained of God”   There’s no getting around the complex importance of families. We all come from one… all come from the same one, if you look back far enough. And we all have strong feelings about those families which shape us more than anything else. In this update I discuss what […]

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266.2: Making a Difference (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 44)

November 25, 2017

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Being Good Citizens Being a good citizen in essence means to make the world a better place. In this episode, we discuss: an overview of global and US political systems the question of why we need different views and perspectives the issue of “religious freedom” how we can make a difference as individuals, families, and […]

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266.1: Making a Difference (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 44, Updated)

November 25, 2017

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Being Good Citizens One of the most distressing paradoxes of being human is that the more important an issue is, the harder it is to consistently care and engage. Politics governs our day to day lives, and supposedly we live in a democracy, right? And yet the prospect of becoming involved in our community, let […]

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265.2: God Training (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 43)

November 18, 2017

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“Take upon You My Whole Armor”   We are supposed to put on the Armor of God… but what is the battle? This episode proposes that the battle is one for our agency (an idea that should be familiar!)–our ability to act rather than be acted upon. This episode will discuss: The components of the […]

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265.1: God Training (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 43, Updated)

November 18, 2017

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“Take upon You My Whole Armor”   Imagining spiritual armor is fun, but life teaches us that our most challenging opponent comes not from external enemies, but from within. This episode explores the gospel principles described as the Armor of God and explores how we can train ourselves in addition to “putting on armor.”   […]

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264.2: Continuing Revelation (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 42)

November 11, 2017

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Continuing Revelation to Latter-day Prophets The message that God speaks to us today is certainly needed and comforting, but how does it work? The lesson explores the nature of revelation and broaches the topic of what revelation we have had in the Church, and the discussion digs deeper into these and other issues including: The […]

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264.1: Continuing Revelation (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 42, Updated)

November 11, 2017

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Continuing Revelation to Latter-day Prophets   Continuing revelation sounds great at first, but is also challenging… because it means that right now we are wrong, and we need to change, update our views and behaviors, and learn something new. Turns out that is hard for all of us. This leads to one of my favorite […]

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263.2: Conversion (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 41)

November 4, 2017

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“Every Member a Missionary” Class Member Reading: Doctrine and Covenants 1:4–5, 30; 65; 88:81; 109:72–74; D&C 115:4–6; 123:12; Our Heritage, pages 116–17, 124–25. Additional Teacher Reading: None This lesson explores some paradoxes at the heart of effective missionary efforts. Do we seek only to share what we know, or are we also expected to learn from […]

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263.1: Conversion (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 41, Updated)

November 4, 2017

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“Every Member a Missionary” Inevitably, we all feel anxious about missionary work whenever it comes up in Church. Are we doing enough? Why haven’t our friends joined the church yet? Why do some of us not have many friends who aren’t members? This update explores the counterintuitive nature of missionary work, which is an on-the-ground […]

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