The Latter Day Lives Podcast interviews interesting people who belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We talk about their fascinating lives and how belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints affects them. This is a fun, positive, faith-promoting podcast. New episodes each week!
Latter Day Lives presents The Rocky Mountain Sunshine Podcast with Jason Bringhurst
For years, former Latter Day Lives guest Jason Bringhurst has written the Rocky Mountain Sunshine Blog. He is now the host of a podcast where he shares stories and thoughts of faith and what it means. In this episode, Jason interviewed Shawn Rapier about his life and the role of Latter Day Lives in it. Subscribe to Rocky Mountain Sunshine wherever you get your podcasts.
Ep. 157 - Alyssa Edwards with Clint Pulver - Hosts of the new show Rising Gen
This week, my guest is Alyssa Edwards. We are also excited to have Clint Pulver back in the studio. They are two of the hosts of the new Covenant show Next Gen. We talk with Alyssa about her love of the gospel, her experiences in college, how she ended up the youngest female seminary teacher in the history of the church education system and how she came to be a host of the show. Clint then jumps in and they fill us in about how much they love speaking to our youth and how Next Gen will entertain and inspire young people around the world. It is a fun conversation.
Ep. 156 - Jeremy Telford - Guinness World Record Balloon Artist
Jeremy Telford makes all kinds of balloon sculptures from simple small single balloons at parties to massive structures at events. In 2015 he set a Guinness World Record for the largest balloon sculpture by a single individual. We talk all about this amazing feat as well as how he got into balloons, his love of marine biology, his time at BYU, his family and more. Jeremy is a great guy and his life story is a fun one.
Ep. 155 - Sam Dahlin - Youth Therapist
Sam Dahlin MS, Ph.D., LMFT is the co-founder and co-owner of Crossroads Academy, an adolescent treatment center in Northern Utah. Sam and I discuss his own struggles as a youth, including issues of substance abuse and doubts about the gospel. He then tells of a car accident that set him on a path to return to church. This ultimately led to his career working with youth. Through this work, Sam has counseled and changed the lives of many young men struggling with substance abuse, addiction, and other personal challenges. He runs a unique program that in addition to traditional therapy, embraces activities such as snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding, and a love for the outdoors to help heal. Sam is awesome. He has powerful insights, great energy, and passion for life. He is so humble and open. You will love his story.
Ep. 154 - Jacob Hoehne - Visual Storyteller
Jacob Hoehne is the founder and owner of Issimo Productions. He is a very talented visual storyteller. Using film and other mediums, he has worked with some of the most prestigious companies and organizations in the world. In the episode, he and I talk about discovering his talents when he was young, figuring out his life path, the power of accepting the promptings of the spirit even when it is not exactly what you want, and how he ultimately found great satisfaction in his work and life. Jacob is a brilliant creative talent. He is so genuine, humble and passionate. His story is one of faith that takes us from Utah to New York to the Vatican.
Ep. 153 - Jenny Oaks Baker - Grammy nominated violinist
America’s Violinist, Jenny Oaks Baker is a Grammy Nominated, Billboard No. 1 performer and recording artist. She received her Master of Music degree from the renowned Juilliard School in New York City and her Bachelor’s Degree in violin performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
She has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Strathmore Hall, the Library of Congress and as a guest soloist with The National Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the internationally acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Over the years Jenny has collaborated with such luminaries as Gladys Knight, Kurt Bestor, Marvin Hamlisch, and the former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Jenny has released fifteen studio albums since 1998. They have sold nearly a million copies and consistently chart on Billboard. Jenny’s emotionally stirring music has also been featured on the soundtracks of many films, and her popular music videos can be viewed on her Youtube Channel. Jenny, her husband Matthew, and their four children reside in SLC, UT. Jenny and her children perform together throughout the world as Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four.