Experience behind-the-scenes stories and interviews relating to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Join Sarah Jane Weaver as she interviews Church leaders, members who are making a difference and writers from the Church News team.
BYU-Pathway Worldwide President Clark Gilbert on the blessings of accessible higher education
BYU-Pathway Worldwide provides an accessible path to a spiritually-based degree at an affordable price without requiring students to step foot on a university campus. A prophetic effort 50 years in the making, the program is delivering online learning models that have benefited institutions across the world and assisted members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in tackling learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. BYU-Pathway Worldwide President Clark Gilbert joins the podcast to share his experiences in helping to develop the program as a deeply committed teacher, leader and innovator. He also discusses the evolution of education and communication technologies that allowed for Pathway to bless the lives of students of all ages around the world.
Sister Wendy Nelson speaks about witnessing President Nelson’s prophetic calling in the first three years of his service: Featuring Sheri Dew as guest host
In January 2020, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints celebrates the third anniversary of President Russell M. Nelson serving as the leader of the Church. In this Church News Podcast, we celebrate this milestone as guest host Sheri Dew interviews President Nelson’s wife, Sister Wendy W. Nelson. They explore the life and ministry of the prophet over the past three-years.
Observations on prophetic invitations with Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor of the Deseret News
In 2020 President Russell M. Nelson, leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, issued many important invitations to Church members and to the world. As this year comes to a close, Host Sarah Jane Weaver is joined by Deseret News Opinion Editor Boyd Matheson to discuss these historic invitations in the historic year of 2020. At the heart of each invitation in this turbulent year is President Nelson’s ultimate hope that all of God’s children will focus on the Savior Jesus Christ and draw closer to Him.
Doug Wilks, Deseret News Editor and Salt Lake Stake President, on journalism and hope in 2020
As 2020 draws to a close the Church News podcast looks back on all that has happened during this unique and challenging year with Deseret News Editor, Doug Wilks. In a year defined by the coronavirus pandemic, natural disasters, political tensions and civil unrest, host Sarah Weaver and Wilks discuss why the Deseret News delivers the news, while aiming to elevate understanding, light, and most important hope to their readers. Wilks explores what it means to be a journalist and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the current divisive climate of the world, and how his experience as the president of the historic Salt Lake Stake allows him to temperance sorrow and empathy in his day-to-day life.
How the Primary general presidency, Latter-day Saint Charities and the Friend magazine are encouraging children to joyfully serve
As Christmas approaches many thoughts turn to children. In addition to seeking and finding joy during this special season, children can also serve others and reflect the love and example of the Savior Jesus Christ in their actions and through their examples. The Primary general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is working with Latter-day Saint Charities and the Friend magazine — the Church’s global publication for children — to help children emulate the life and teachings of Jesus Christ through service this season and throughout 2021. The effort, emphasizing the “helping hands and loving hearts” of children, will be featured monthly next year in the Friend magazine. This episode of the Church News podcast features Primary General President Joy D. Jones, Sister Sharon Eubank of the Relief Society general presidency, and Friend magazine editor Jan Pinborough. They discuss the natural ability of children to love and serve, how children have been impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic, and service opportunities for children this season and throughout 2021.
Celebrating a non-traditional Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir
The Christmas season is a time for celebration and family traditions, but with the current coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 holiday season is going to be a bit non-traditional. For audiences around the world, TheTabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square’s Christmas concerts have been an annual way of celebrating the season. While an abundance of precautions has canceled the live concerts this year, there are some wonderful ways to continue to blend the magical music of the Choir into the festive season. Tabernacle Choir Music Director Mack Wilberg, as well as Choir President Ron Jarrett, join the Church News Podcast to explore the extensive history of “America's Choir” and how their award-winning melodies can continue to warm listeners' hearts this winter.
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Sister Nelson is amazing.
Loved the interview with Sister Nelson. What a beautiful insight to the lives of two amazing persons.
Loved the Elder Ballard interview- please keep ‘em coming!
I’m excited to have some positive news in my day!!!!