The Latter Day Lives Podcast features interviews with fascinating people who belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is a fun, positive, faith-promoting podcast. New episodes each week!
Ep. 182 - Mark Pope - BYU Basketball Head Coach
Our guest this week is BYU basketball head coach Mark Pope. We talk about his love of basketball at a young age, getting recruited for college ball, winning a national NCAA title, playing pro ball overseas, returning to the U.S., playing in the NBA, meeting his wife, almost becoming a doctor, how he became a coach and so much more. Mark is an amazing and inspiring man. You will love his story!
Ep. 181 - Ron Burt - Co-founder of Burt Brothers Tire
Ron Burt co-founded the hugely successful Burt Brothers Tire Company and has overseen its growth to thirteen locations along the Wasatch front. In this episode, we talk about his life growing up, how he started the business, lessons learned starting and growing his company, balancing being a husband, father, business owner and member of the church, being a mission president and so much more.
Ep. 180 - Jon Clark - Cartoonist, Composer, All Around Artist
Jon Clark is a very talented artist. He has released several albums including his most recent album, One Guy Choir. He works full time composing music for a popular television network. He is also the artist behind the Honest Jon series of comic strips as well as a very popular series of children's books. Jon is a humble, gifted soul.
Ep 179 - Nan Hunter - Author of DIary Of Howard Hunter, Age 10
Nan Hunter is the daughter in-law of Howard W. Hunter. She always wanted to be an author, but for reasons unknown to her still, she graduated from Brigham Young University in zoology. Nan is the founder of a joyous, child–centered private school where she has inspired teachers and children since 1982. She and her husband, Richard, who have eight married children, reside in the quiet woods of Utah. Her book, chronicling President Hunter's younger years through the eyes of his own journal, was originally written for her family. It revealed so much about greatness and childhood that she had it published to share with all. It is an amazing inside look at the boy who would become the Prophet, President Hunter.
Ep. 178 - Boyd Matheson - KSL Radio Host, Speaker, Political Insider
Boyd Matheson is the host of Inside Sources, weekdays on KSL Radio. Previously, Boyd was the opinion editor and head of strategic reach at the Deseret News. For over 25 years he has worked as a consultant, executive strategist and performance coach with global companies. His political consulting work included speechwriting, crafting communication strategies and providing personal counsel to local and national elected officials. As Chief of Staff for US Senator Mike Lee, he drove a media, communication and policy strategy to build a movement around upward mobility and opportunity for all Americans. Boyd is a brilliant and fascinating man. You will love his story.
Ep. 178 - Wayne Burton - Amazing Musician and Performer
My guest on the show this week is the remarkably talented musician and singer Wayne Burton. We talk about growing up in Canada, finding his love of music, serving a mission in Utah, meeting his wife, becoming a doctor, pursuing music, the music making process, life as a performer during a pandemic and so much more. Wayne is brilliant and yet so humble and down to earth. You will love his story!
I’ve recently discovered this podcast. I’ve been loving it. It’s uplifting in a time of heaviness due to covid and all that is going on in the world.
I just love to hear the stories about people and their incredible experiences. I haven’t listened to all of them since I just found this podcast a few weeks ago. They are so uplifting. I frequently go to my computer to find out more about each person interviewed. Thank you so much for doing this!!!!
I really enjoy this podcast! I love that it is so conversational and have enjoyed hearing the stories of so many good people! Keep them coming!