Podcast

Episode 66: BYU athletic directors Tom Holmoe and Liz Darger on excellence in sports, BYU’s Honor Code, gospel principles; featuring Sheri Dew as guest host BYU athletic directors Tom Holmoe and Liz Darger talk about BYU sports with guest host Sheri Dew.
Episode 65: Leaders of the Ethiopia Addis Ababa Mission speak on faithfully and flexibly serving the Lord amid trials and the pandemic Ethiopia Addis Ababa Mission leaders President Robert Dudfield and Sister Darice Dudfield talk about missionary work in Ethiopia and all that has impacted it — including the pandemic and the recent civil unrest.
Episode 64: Using critical conversation to empower and protect children online with WhiteRibbonWeek.org founder Deanna Lambson Deanna Lambson, founder of WhiteRibbonWeek.org, discusses a gospel-centered approach to conversations about internet safety and tackling less-comfortable subjects.
Episode 63: Deseret News Executive Editor Doug Wilks on how connection helped overcome contempt in 2021 Deseret News Executive Editor Doug Wilks joins the Church News podcast to discuss the important events of 2021 and how they impacted Latter-day Saints.
Episode 58: The positive power of President Nelson’s #GiveThanks invitation one year later Deseret News’ Director of Content Promotion Stevi Ginolfi reviews the impact of the #GiveThanks movement and shares how she accepted the Prophet's challenge to cultivate the healing power of gratitude.
Episode 57: BYU–Idaho professors Eric and Sarah d’Evegnée on faith, testimony and reconversion These professors find patterns and lessons of hope through the stories of those who choose to reconvert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Episode 56: President Ballard, Elder Holland and Elder Cook reflect on how they first came to know the Savior President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Elder Quentin L. Cook narrate their return trip to the British Isles, where each served a mission.
Episode 55: Latter-day Saint musician Wayne Burton on sharing talents to testify of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ This Church News podcast features a member musician, Dr. Wayne Burton. He is a medical doctor who has chosen to grow his musical talents by writing and producing Latter-day Saint music as part of his discipleship.
Episode 54: Elder Weatherford T. Clayton talks about the multigenerational blessings of senior missionary service Elder Clayton, a General Authority Seventy, and Arthur Johnson of the Church Missionary Department respond to many of the misconceptions related to seniors serving missions.
Episode 53: Historian Spencer W. McBride on the importance of the Nauvoo Temple for early Church pioneers and for Latter-day Saints today Historian Spencer W. McBride explores the history and significance of the Nauvoo Temple for early Church pioneers and for all of us today.
Episode 52: Reimagining missionary work with leaders of the Missionary Department, Elder Marcus B. Nash and David N. Weidman Latter-day Saint leaders reflect on the impact of the pandemic on missionary work and look forward to the future of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Episode 51: During general conference, Church leaders testify of Jesus Christ, urge members to strengthen their spiritual foundations This episode of the Church News podcast explores the general conference themes of loving God, seeking faith amid adversity and building a stronger and more hopeful foundation in the gospel of Christ.
Episode 50: Elder Brook P. Hales, secretary to the First Presidency, gives an inside look into the preparations for general conference Elder Brook P. Hales offers a behind-the-scenes look into the work and miracles that go into producing general conference for millions around the world.
Episode 49: The unifying language of the gospel, with Church News translation coordinator Vanessa Fitzgibbon How a Donny Osmond fan club in Brazil led Vanessa Fitzgibbon to the São Paulo Brazil Temple and then to the Church and eventually to BYU and Church News.
Episode 47: In honor of President Nelson’s 97th birthday, Sheri Dew and Michael Colemere share insights and lessons learned from the Prophet Sheri Dew, executive vice president of Deseret Management Corp., and Michael Colemere, managing director of Church Communications, share what they have learned from President Russell M. Nelson.
Episode 44: Following the recent First Presidency message on masks, immunizations, Richard E. Turley Jr. reflects on the lessons of history In this episode of the Church News podcast, historian Richard E. Turley reflects on the lessons of the past and provides historical context to the invitation from President Russell M. Nelson and his counselors, President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring.
Episode 43: Church History Library Director Keith A. Erekson on dispelling latter-day myths and rumors Church History Library Director Keith A. Erekson explores how to identify myths and rumors when seeking truth and also shares resources at the library.