Podcast

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.
Episode 41: Latter-day Saint women leaders on the voice of women in the Church through executive councils, revelation Listen to clips from interviews with Primary General President Camille N. Johnson, Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon and Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham about participating in Church executive councils.
Episode 40: President M. Russell Ballard and three other Apostles on why and how the Church is governed by councils President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explain why and how the Church is governed by councils.
Episode 39: Latter-day Saint athletes who showcase discipline and persistence, with Church News reporter Jason Swensen Church News senior reporter Jason Swensen shares the one trait he has observed in Latter-day Saint athletes as they work to conquer their goals.
Episode 38: Jennie Taylor discusses ‘infuriating unfairness’ and heaven’s compensatory blessings after her husband’s death in Afghanistan Jennie Taylor, widow of Maj. Brent Taylor who was killed in Afghanistan, shares about revelation, patriotism and moving forward with faith despite life's trials.
Episode 37: Sister Aburto on mental, emotional health and the power of turning to the Savior for comfort Sister Reyna I. Aburto of the Relief Society general presidency shares about mental and emotional health and the power of turning to the Savior for comfort in this week's Church News podcast.
Episode 36: How to make the most of your golden years, according to this BYU associate professor In Episode 36 of the Church News podcast, Norman C. Hill shares “keys to growing older without getting old” while leaning on gospel principles of faith, service and compassion.
Episode 35: President Steven J. Lund and President Bonnie H. Cordon on reengaging in the Children and Youth program post-pandemic President Steven J. Lund and President Bonnie H. Cordon join this episode of the Church News podcast to discuss reintegrating the Children and Youth program into our homes, worship, service and social activities.
Episode 34: Church historian Richard Turley and filmmaker Mauli Junior Bonner on the importance of early Black pioneers On the 43rd anniversary of the revelation on the priesthood, former Church historian Richard Turley and filmmaker Mauli Junior Bonner talk about lessons from early Black pioneer members.
Episode 33: Church Historian Kate Holbrook on what we can learn from the early Saints in Nauvoo Days after Elder Quentin L. Cook dedicated the Temple District of Nauvoo, Kate Holbrook joins the Church News podcast to talk about the early Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo and what they experienced along the muddy banks of the Mississippi River.
Episode 32: Get to know the new Primary general presidency and learn what they know now after serving in their new calling This episode of the Church News podcast features Primary General President Camille N. Johnson and her counselors, Sister Susan H. Porter and Sister Amy A. Wright. They talk what it is like to be called and sustained as a general officer, and what they love about Primary.
Episode 31: Finding increased joy, healing and protection through family history, with Church News reporter Sydney Walker In this podcast episode, Church News reporter Sydney Walker shares the stories of many Latter-day Saints who have experienced the healing power of family history.
Episode 30: Elder Craig C. Christensen discusses directing the work of the Church’s Utah Area during the COVID-19 pandemic Utah Area president discusses serving the large number of Latter-day Saints who live in Utah and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic
Episode 28: Elder Uchtdorf discusses how to incorporate pandemic lessons, move ‘back to the future’ of missionary work Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf discusses missionary work, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resilient and enthusiastic missionaries who continue to move the work forward in this episode of the Church News podcast.
Episode 26: Elder Cook on how revelation prepared the Church for COVID-19, will be significant going forward Elder Quentin L. Cook explains how recent inspired efforts now form an interlocking pattern of strength that continues to sustain and support members facing the COVID-19 global pandemic.