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What does it mean to be "all in" the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days? The answers might surprise you. All In is a brand new podcast from LDS Living where we explore this question with the help of Latter-day Saints who are striving to live their faith every day—just like you.

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What does it mean to be "all in" the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days? The answers might surprise you. All In is a brand new podcast from LDS Living where we explore this question with the help of Latter-day Saints who are striving to live their faith every day—just like you.

    Chris Schoebinger: The Heroes in Our Stories

    Chris Schoebinger: The Heroes in Our Stories

    For over three decades, Chris Schoebinger has been involved with book publishing During his career, he's worked with authors like Brandon Mull on Fablehaven and Jason F. Wright on Christmas Jars. But as he brings these stories to life at work, he has also been living one of his own at home. And while that story has been full of unexpected twists and turns, it has also been full of the types of heroes he loves to read about on the written page—people like his gay son or the birth mother of his adopted child. So on this week’s episode, we talk with Chris about what makes a powerful story and why he is grateful for the way God has guided his.

    2:03- Opening Eyes to the Restored Gospel

    4:32- An Unexpected Yes

    9:04- Appreciation For A Mother’s Love

    14:27- Shadow Mountain

    16:16- Why Fiction?

    18:53- Shared Values Sharing Light

    24:17- “In Quiet Desperation”

    30:24- The Courage of Ty Mansfield

    33:04- His Hand in Our Stories

    34:26- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ

     

    “My greatest blessings—my greatest successes—are the direct result of the good people that God has placed in my path.” 

     

    Links:

    On the Road with Steve Hartman on CBS link- https://www.cbsnews.com/news/steve-hartman-on-the-road-riley-steven-adoption/

    Shadow Mountain Publishing- https://shadowmountain.com/

    Fablehaven Book One- https://deseretbook.com/p/fablehaven-brandon-mull-61171?queryID=34b942fe7368626c5b5bdef3058825a7&variant_id=41306-hardcover

    In Quiet Desperation- https://deseretbook.com/p/quiet-desperation-understanding-challenge-same-gender-attraction-fred-marilyn-matis-50116?queryID=d39ffa00503d322771fc44fccb867e5e&variant_id=52863-paperback

    Voices of Hope by Ty Mansfield- https://deseretbook.com/p/voices-hope-ty-mansfield-77928?queryID=c663f3f3f619f367bc1c702b33a50f41&variant_id=20538-paperback
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    • 37 min
    Heidi Swapp: 9 Easy Things Every Parent Can Do To Begin Preventing Suicide Now

    Heidi Swapp: 9 Easy Things Every Parent Can Do To Begin Preventing Suicide Now

    Seven years ago, Heidi Swapp lost her 16-year-old son, Cory, to suicide. In the wake of Cory’s passing, Heidi endured devastating thoughts of her perceived failures as a mother. But instead of focusing on what she couldn’t change, Heidi determined to learn as much as she could and then share the things she wished she’d known with as many parents as would listen. One of the most important things she's learned is that suicide prevention begins long before we are ever concerned about someone we love. So on today's episode, she shares nine principles that she believes have the ability to make a critical difference.

    3:08- Seven Years Later

    15:35- Don’t Freak Out

    22:18- One Day At A Time

    27:12- 'Forgive Yourself For Not Knowing What You Didn’t Know’

    29:57- Don’t Believe Everything You Think

    35:00- The End

    39:12- Now Is Not Forever

    42:48- Connection > Concern

    45:58- The Importance of Evolving

    49:13- Yet

    53:35- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ? 

     

    "Being all in is allowing yourself to figure it out as you go, and to learn and to evolve—to allow yourself to have a question, to allow yourself to have a surety and to allow yourself to be loved by a perfect Heavenly Father and to be saved by Jesus, recognizing that you just don't have to have it all figured out."

     

    Links- Deseret News article Morgan wrote about Heidi 7 years ago- https://www.deseret.com/2017/4/11/20610132/going-home-utah-scrapbooking-ceo-finds-hope-after-losing-a-child-to-suicide

    Light the Fight- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/light-the-fight/id1354722078

    Heidi's website- https://www.heidiswapp.com/

    Heidi's Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/heidiswapp/
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    • 58 min
    Justin and Kristi Osmond: The Gift of Being Deaf and the Gift of Hearing

    Justin and Kristi Osmond: The Gift of Being Deaf and the Gift of Hearing

    Justin and Kristi Osmond: The Gift of Being Deaf and the Gift of Hearing

    For the first two years of his life, Justin Osmond was totally unable to hear the music that made his dad and uncles famous. Born with 90 percent hearing loss, the son of Merrill Osmond initially resented his inability to hear but it has become something he has embraced and something his wife, Kristi, loves because it has made him who he is. After 12 years of intense speech and listening therapy, Justin is able to give voice to a community rarely heard from on a podcast. On this week’s episode, we talk with Justin and Kristi about how it’s by leaning into our challenges that we become who we were meant to be.

    "My lack of physical hearing has helped me to rely more on my spiritual ears so that I can hear Him more."

     

    "We have way more rainbows than we have rain."

     

    1:31- Not Being Able To Hear the Music

    4:10- Hearing Impairment in the Osmond Family Story

    9:18- Speech and Listening Therapy

    11:22- Meeting Kristi

    20:17- The Olive Osmond Hearing Fund

    25:47- Embracing Something While Acknowledging Challenges

    32:08- Until You’ve Experienced It

    37:19- “And Some Have Compassion Making a Difference”

    41:22- Refined > Defined

    44:13- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

    For links: Justin's Book- https://www.amazon.com/Hearing-with-My-Heart/dp/B0955W1QYN/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1E9JOPA4BFN6X&keywords=Hearing+with+the+heart&qid=1663102999&sprefix=hearing+with+the+heart%2Caps%2C150&sr=8-3

    Singing For Hearing Aids- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeMOZutBOFw

    The Story Behind Justin's MBA- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBt6kBVR5A0

    Justin and Kristi's Adoption Story- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG_4DwU2irE

    Justin's TedTalk- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zimNHUE4P6I
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    • 49 min
    Shima Baughman: What’s More Powerful Than Public Policy?

    Shima Baughman: What’s More Powerful Than Public Policy?

    Shima Baughman has worked for years to bring about policy reform, especially as it relates to incarceration. After immigrating to the United States from Iran as a child, Shima has become an attorney, a national expert on bail and pretrial prediction, and a professor of criminal law at the University of Utah. But while she is a believer in giving second chances through law, on this week’s episode she explains the most powerful type of reform isn't only through the justice system. Instead, she believes change truly occurs as people turn their hearts to Christ.

     

    “Changing policy is temporary, but changing a creature or a human is lasting and that's only done through Jesus Christ."

     

    1:23- A Traumatic Fairy Tale of Sorts

    10:29- A Rich Heritage

    15:29- Becoming a Lawyer

    18:07- Justice and Mercy

    20:54- The Savior and The Incarcerated

    26:09- Failure and the Transformative Power of Christ

    34:01- A Career Change

    38:13- Temple Attendance Tip

    39:16- Identity

    42:40- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ? 

    Links:

    Shima’s TikTok Account- Closer to Jesus Christ- https://www.tiktok.com/@closertojesuschrist?_t=8VStnCaqlpr&_r=1

    Quote by President Packer- “True doctrine, understood, changes attitudes and behavior. The study of the doctrines of the gospel will improve behavior quicker than a study of behavior will improve behavior.”

    Story about Jewish Rabbi case- https://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/16/us/16prison.html

    President Nelson’s talk about identity- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvS5wDoKoBkQuote by President Benson- https://www.thechurchnews.com/1999/11/6/23247632/the-lord-works-from-the-inside-out-the-world-works-from-the-outside-in#:~:text=%22The%20Lord%20works%20from%20the,themselves%20out%20of%20the%20slums.
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    • 46 min
    Porter and Carlie Ellett: The Kansas City Chiefs' Left-Hand Man and How God Led Him to a Super Bowl

    Porter and Carlie Ellett: The Kansas City Chiefs' Left-Hand Man and How God Led Him to a Super Bowl

    When Porter Ellett was 4 years old, he fell off the back of a truck and lost the use of his arm. Then as a teenager, he decided to have that arm amputated. Today, he is known around the NFL as “Lefty,” a nickname given to him after Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid began calling Porter his “left-hand man.” On this week’s episode, Porter and his wife, Carlie, share the story of why Porter has never let having one arm stop him from achieving his dreams—and how God paved the way for him to do represent something far more meaningful than football on the sport's biggest stage. 

    "I believe what he does is super important, not the X's and O's and the winning of games, but professional football doesn't showcase a lot of people who are different. There's not a lot of people with disabilities at the professional sports level because it's the greatest in the world and so to have any sort of perceived weakness isn't going to be on your side. Having Porter on the football field and coaching I knew was so important for an entire community who doesn't get represented in professional sports."

    02:38- Lifetime Chiefs Fan or No?

    3:50- The Accident and Amputation

    7:19- Adapting

    9:18- What They See When They Stare

    13:14- The New Era18:04- A Dreamer and a Planner

    23:38- A Call From Andy Reid

    29:56- A Team At Home

    40:30- Lessons from Coach Reid

    48:14- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ? 

    Links-

    https://www.sltrib.com/sports/2021/02/04/gordon-monson-meet-utahs/Videos of Porter- https://www.youtube.com/c/CarlieMcKeonhttps://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/new-era/2008/02/face-trials-with-smiles?lang=enghttps://magazine.byu.edu/article/left-hand-man/President Nelson biography- https://deseretbook.com/p/insights-from-a-prophets-life-russell-m-nelson-by-sheri-dew?queryID=c106d5b6a9f400314814268d9057769d&variant_id=172666-hardcover
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    • 52 min
    Elliott Smith: Cultivating a Fear-Free Worship Experience

    Elliott Smith: Cultivating a Fear-Free Worship Experience

    Attending church for the first time. Coming back to church after a period of inactivity. Going through the temple for the first time. Seeking to develop a love for the temple. These are all experiences that can feel daunting or overwhelming. But years ago, a bishop who had been through a period of inactivity himself sought to create what he called “a fear-free worship experience” for everyone in his congregation—and Elliott Smith says it made all the difference in their ward. So wherever you are on your journey along the covenant path, we invite you to consider how we can best help one another along by also seeking to eliminate fear in our own congregations.

    6:08- Fear Free Worship

    12:17- Preparing For Baptism

    17:10- First Impression of the Temple and Appropriate Expectations

    33:58- 4 Ps

    41:48- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ? 

     

    “We won’t ever be perfected in HIm until we are perfected through Him.” 

     

    For link: Elder Maxwell- Proximate Joy- https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1994/10/brightness-of-hope?lang=eng
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    • 47 min

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