A Spiritual Check-in with President Steve Veazey

hello and welcome from my home office here in Independence. I hope you and your family and loved ones are doing well during these trying times. As congregations and mission centers around the world are suspending in-person gatherings for a while, many are exploring meaningful and effective ways to stay connected to God and each […]

Read More

Seekers Wanted E4: How Can I Avoid Spiritual Deception and Confusion?

Seekers Wanted E4: How Can I Avoid Spiritual Deception and Confusion?

Nobody likes to be wrong. In fact, we avoid it at all costs. This is especially true when it comes to being wrong about spiritual things. But this can be tricky if our spiritual impressions are largely based on feelings. The truth of the matter is our feelings can be wrong. In this episode, we’re […]

Read More

How Did The Book Of Mormon Help The Early Saints Understand Spiritual Gifts? (Knowhy #299)

How Did The Book Of Mormon Help The Early Saints Understand Spiritual Gifts? (Knowhy #299)

In the fall of 1830, Oliver Cowdery and other missionaries passed through Kirtland, Ohio. During their brief stay, they taught that the Lord had restored the gifts of the spirit spoken of in the New Testament. They then departed for Missouri, leaving the converts with little experience, only a few copies of the Book of […]

Read More

Acquiring Spiritual Knowledge: Act in Faith – (Knowhy #260)

Acquiring Spiritual Knowledge: Act in Faith – (Knowhy #260)

The new Doctrinal Mastery resources for the seminary program offer a clear framework to help everyone learn and apply divine principles for acquiring spiritual knowledge. The doctrinal-structure behind this program is itself made up of revealed principles. They include “acting in faith, examining concepts and questions with an eternal perspective, and seeking further understanding through […]

Read More

What is Spiritual or Religious Abuse?

What is Spiritual or Religious Abuse?

C. S. Lewis once said, “of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst,” Hey, I’m Hannah and this is Firm Foundations. Thanks for watching. In this series we are learning how to separate the facts from the fiction in LDS history and doctrine. This episode is about spiritual abuse. Like all forms of […]

Read More

What Can We Learn From People Exhausted by Powerful Spiritual Experiences? (Knowhy #460)

What Can We Learn From People Exhausted by Powerful Spiritual Experiences?  (Knowhy #460)

The Book of Mormon, reports certain occasions where people’s spiritual experiences drain their strength, leaving them completely exhausted. After Lehi had a profound vision, he was similarly, overcome with the Spirit and fell on his bed. A Lamanite King Lamoni, fell to the earth as though he were dead, yet his Nephite missionary Ammon explained […]

Read More

I’m a Mormon, Cultural Mesh, and Self-Invented Cook

I’m a Mormon, Cultural Mesh, and Self-Invented Cook

Look how beautiful that looks now. I have to be honest; I couldn’t cook when I was first married. My husband was my guinea pig, and he never complained. You definitely need … It’s important ’cause food is an integral part of my culture. That might be too much, but my philosophy is, don’t skimp […]

Read More