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Faith Matters offers an expansive view of the Restored Gospel, thoughtful exploration of big and sometimes thorny questions, and a platform that... more

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212. Is God Disappointed in Me? — A Conversation with Kurt Francom

This week, we’re bringing you an interview with Kurt Francom, author of a new book titled, Is God Disappointed in... more

20 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
211. Come As You Are — A Conversation with Jen and Sam Norton

We’re excited to bring you an episode with a genuine ‘lift-where-you-stand story’ of a family in the UK. Sam and... more

13 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
210. The Gift of Dissonance — A Conversation with Patrick Mason

It’s General Conference weekend! Time to dig up the BINGO cards and park yourself in front of the TV with... more

05 Apr 2024 · 39 minutes
209. What's So Good About Good Friday? — A Conversation with Eric Huntsman

As Latter-day Saints, we often say that we focus more on Jesus’ resurrection than on His death, and we consider... more

27 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
208. Curious Mind, Open Heart — A Conversation with Bill Turnbull and Kathy Clayton

This week we sat down with Kathy Kipp Clayton and Bill Turnbull to talk about the fascinating chapters they contributed... more

23 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
207. Feeling Separated? So did Jesus. — A Conversation with Kerry Muhlestein

As Holy Week and Easter Sunday approach, we thought it would be helpful to visit with someone who could help... more

16 Mar 2024 · 51 minutes
206. Tragedy in the Holy Land: What Can We Do? — A Conversation with Chad Ford

Ever since October 7th, we’ve been wanting to better understand the conflict in Israel and Gaza and how we as... more

10 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
205. Tough Love from the Book of Mormon — A Conversation with Grant Hardy

Book of Mormon scholar Grant Hardy knows that there are lots of different views about what The Book of Mormon... more

03 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
204. Advice from "The World's Worst Mom" — A Conversation with Lenore Skenazy

When Lenore Skenazy’s son was nine, he asked her repeatedly if she would let him have a solo adventure in... more

24 Feb 2024 · 52 minutes
Proclaim Peace: A New Podcast by Faith Matters and Mormon Women for Ethical Government

Today we’re sharing with you an episode from a brand new podcast that Faith Matters is co-sponsoring in collaboration with... more

18 Feb 2024 · 56 minutes
203. Love is a Law, not a Reward — Adam Miller at Restore

We’re back sharing a favorite session from last year’s Restore Conference. In this session, Adam Miller retells the parable of... more

10 Feb 2024 · 23 minutes
202. The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God — A Conversation with Justin Brierley

A little less than two decades ago, you might walk past a bookstore and see The God Delusion by Richard... more

03 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
201. The Counter-Culture of Commitment — A Conversation with Pete Davis

In 2018, Pete Davis was graduating from Harvard Law School and was chosen to give a commencement address that ended... more

27 Jan 2024 · 57 minutes
200. The Awakened Brain — Lisa Miller at Restore

Today we’re sharing another fantastic session from our Restore Conference last October, this time from Lisa Miller. Lisa is a... more

20 Jan 2024 · 32 minutes
199. Integrity and Institutions — A Conversation with George Handley on Lowell Bennion

We’re excited to share with you this interview with George Handley, a professor of humanities at BYU. George recently published... more

13 Jan 2024 · 59 minutes
198. Seven Gospels — A Conversation with Adam Miller and Rosalynde Welch

To kick off the new year, we recently had the privilege to speak to academic duo and long-time friends, Adam... more

06 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
197. The Divinity and Humanity of the Book of Mormon — A Conversation with Jared Halverson

Today we’re sharing a conversation that we had a lot of fun with, along with an exciting announcement about the... more

31 Dec 2023 · 53 minutes
196. Peaceable Things: Three Names of Christ — Terryl Givens at Restore

This week, we’re sharing another session from our Restore conference, this time featuring a scholar most of you will be... more

23 Dec 2023 · 31 minutes
195. Who is the Church for? — A Conversation with Patrick Mason

Nearly everything we do in the Church — from missionary work and ministering efforts to baptisms and temple work —... more

16 Dec 2023 · 54 minutes
194. Sacred Struggle — A Conversation with Melissa Inouye

Buy Melissa’s book here: https://www.amazon.com/Sacred-Struggle-Seeking-Christ-Resistance/dp/1639931872/As we’ve gotten to know her over the past few years, we’ve noticed that Melissa Inouye, in... more

09 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
193. How to Celebrate Advent — A Conversation with Eric Huntsman

Professor Eric Huntsman has an infectious enthusiasm when he talks about Christmas. He’s up for the fun, the decorating, the... more

02 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
192. How Church? — Tom Christofferson at Restore

A few weeks ago, Faith Matters released a video we called “Why Church?” It features several of our favorite people,... more

25 Nov 2023 · 18 minutes
191. At-One-Ment — A Conversation with Thomas McConkie

Our guest today is a long-time friend and collaborator, and an incredibly unique voice in the Latter-day Saint tradition: Thomas... more

18 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
190. Romney: A Reckoning — A Conversation with McKay Coppins

We’re very excited about this week's episode. In early 2021, in the wake of January 6th, McKay Coppins contacted Mitt... more

11 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
189. The Future of Spirituality — A Conversation with Casper ter Kuile

Organized religious communities have seen steep declines in participation in recent decades and the rise of the “nones,” those who... more

05 Nov 2023 · 45 minutes
188. Disagree Better: Governor Spencer Cox with Judge Thomas Griffith at Restore

This week, we’re sharing with you one of sessions we had to kick off our Restore conference, which featured Utah... more

28 Oct 2023 · 37 minutes
187. All Things New — A Conversation with Fiona and Terryl Givens

For this week’s episode, we’re sharing a conversation we had originally released almost three years ago — before many of... more

07 Oct 2023 · 1 hour,
186. Both Things Are True — Rosalynde Welch on the Writings of Kate Holbrook

In July of 2022, Rosalynde Welch had a distinct impression while cleaning her house — that she should reach out... more

30 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
185. Your Faith Isn't Broken — Brian McLaren at Restore

For this week’s episode, we’re sharing one more talk with you from our Restore gathering in 2022. This was one... more

24 Sep 2023 · 45 minutes
184. Your Brain on Awe — A Conversation with Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner is a scientist who has been studying happiness and well-being for decades. He writes that he’s taught happiness... more

16 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
183. Sex Educated — A Conversation with Bonnie Young

When therapist Bonnie Young was a teen, the subject of sexuality was for her, “drenched in fear.” And many of... more

09 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
182. Missionaries Ministering Through Service — Jeff Strong at Restore

This week, we’re excited to share with you another gem from our Restore gathering last year. This is a presentation... more

03 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
181. Creative Stewardship — A Conversation with Stake President Ben Behunin

Today we talked with Ben Behunin, and we think when you hear him, you’ll feel immediately what we felt: this... more

27 Aug 2023 · 53 minutes
180. Renewing Our Religious Language — Terryl Givens at Restore

This week we’re sharing something really special  — it’s Terryl Givens’ talk that opened last year’s Restore gathering. In it,... more

20 Aug 2023 · 43 minutes
179. The Path of a Seeker — A Conversation with Charles Stang

Religion in America is undergoing a revolution. In 1972, 90% of Americans were self-professed Christians. Now, that number is about... more

12 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
178. Modesty from the Inside Out — A Conversation with Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

Before we get started, we just wanted to give you a quick note that this episode does contain frank discussion... more

06 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
177. Tackling the Teen Mental Health Crisis — A Conversation with Gov. Spencer J. Cox

In recent months, Governor Spencer J. Cox  of Utah has been in the news for the passage of two new... more

29 Jul 2023 · 30 minutes
176. The Cherished Doctrine of Heavenly Mother — A Conversation with McArthur Krishna and Michal Thomas

The Gospel Topics essay titled “Mother in Heaven,” on churchofjesuschrist.org states “The doctrine of a Heavenly Mother is a cherished... more

22 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
175. The Story of You — A Conversation with Ian Morgan Cron

This week we are covering the Enneagram, a fascinating topic and a tool that we’ve found to be very helpful... more

15 Jul 2023 · 56 minutes
174. Faith Journey 101 — A Conversation with Jana Spangler

Over the years, much of the work that we’ve done at Faith Matters has tried to take into account much... more

09 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
173. The $100 Billion Question — A Conversation with Aaron Miller

In May of this year, the news program 60 Minutes aired a segment exploring the finances of The Church of... more

02 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
172. Exploring Atonement — A Conversation with Terryl Givens

A few weeks ago, we released a conversation with Terryl Givens about the life of Eugene England. England’s work on... more

25 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
171. My Lord, He Calls Me — A Conversation with Alice Faulkner Burch

For this week’s episode, we were honored to bring on Alice Faulkner Burch, General Editor of Deseret Book’s new collection... more

17 Jun 2023 · 29 minutes
170. Reckoning with Mountain Meadows — Richard Turley and Barbara Jones Brown

In September of 1857, one of the greatest atrocities in the history of Mormonism was carried out. Now known as... more

10 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
169. Audacious Hope — A Conversation with Tim Shriver

It isn’t easy to be born into a famous family with big expectations. And there’s few families more famous or... more

03 Jun 2023 · 56 minutes
168. Parenting with Grace — A Conversation with Brooke Romney

For this week's episode, we spoke with Brooke Romney, a guest that had been recommended to us over and over... more

28 May 2023 · 50 minutes
167. When Conscience and Authority Seem to Collide — The Life of Eugene England

For today’s episode, we were honored as always to bring back one of our favorite people and conversation partners, and... more

21 May 2023 · 55 minutes
166. Finding Beauty in the Mundane — A Conversation with Darlene Young

This week’s episode is with an incredible Latter-day Saint poet, Darlene Young. Darlene has just released a new book of... more

13 May 2023 · 55 minutes
165. Love in the Trenches — A Conversation with Dr. Jason Whiting

For this week’s episode, we’re bringing you a conversation with Jason Whiting, a Professor and Program Director in the Marriage... more

07 May 2023 · 41 minutes
164. The Call To Be in the World — A Conversation with Astrid Tuminez

We’ve been really excited to share this week's interview with you. Our guest was Astrid Tuminez, President of Utah Valley... more

29 Apr 2023 · 58 minutes
163. Why We Can't Cherry-Pick the Bible — A Conversation with Dan McClellan

We’re super excited to share this week’s episode with you. Our interview was with Dan McClellan, a Bible scholar who... more

22 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
162. Rethinking Forgiveness — A Conversation with Matthew Potts

In June 2015, a white supremacist entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and murdered 9 members of the church... more

15 Apr 2023 · 55 minutes
161. 15 Years to Redemption — A Conversation with Dave Durocher

For today’s episode, we thought we’d bring you a really special story that we think we can all learn from,... more

08 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
160. Reckoning with Marriage — A Conversation with Rachel Rueckert

This week we’re bringing you a conversation with Rachel Rueckert, a really amazing young writer who recently published a memoir... more

02 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
159. How to Celebrate Holy Week — A Conversation with Eric Huntsman

When BYU professor Eric Huntsman was growing up, he spent time among Catholics in Pittsburgh and Baptists in Alabama and... more

25 Mar 2023 · 49 minutes
158. The Other Side Academy: "Zion with F-Bombs" — Joseph Grenny at Restore

This week we’re sharing with you one of the most popular presentations from our Restore gathering that happened last October ... more

18 Mar 2023 · 36 minutes
157. Using Your Gifts for Good — A Conversation with Liz Shropshire

For this week’s episode, we’re bringing you a story that we really think will uplift and inspire you. Our guest... more

11 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
156. Friendship in Faith — A Conversation with Andrew Teal

Several years ago, Matthew Holland, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s son, was on a sabbatical at Oxford University. One day, he... more

04 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
155. A Year of War and Miracles — Svitlana Miller and Nancy Cadjan

** To help, head to https://www.toukrainewithlove.org **It’s been exactly a year since the world received the shocking news that Russian... more

24 Feb 2023 · 57 minutes
154. Every Needful Thing — Melissa Inouye and Kate Holbrook

Today, you’re going to hear a really special episode. It’s a conversation with Melissa Inouye and Kate Holbrook that took... more

19 Feb 2023 · 51 minutes
153. Developing Sexual Wholeness — Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

This week, we’re sharing another one of our favorite presentations from our Restore conference, given by Jennifer Finlayson-Fife and called... more

12 Feb 2023 · 39 minutes
152. The Richard Bushman Interview

This week's guest is Richard Bushman, who is simply one of the most important scholarly voices ever in the Latter-day... more

05 Feb 2023 · 59 minutes
151. When Faith is Hard — A Conversation with Terryl Givens

For today’s episode, we were honored to bring back the inimitable Terryl Givens. Terryl and his son Nathaniel have recently... more

29 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
150. How Are We Like the Ancient Christians? — A Conversation with Kristian Heal

For today’s episode, we spoke with Kristian Heal.  BYU’s Maxwell Institute has just released an amazing new volume of research... more

22 Jan 2023 · 54 minutes
149. Don't Let a Good Faith Crisis Go to Waste — Jared Halverson

This week, we’re excited to share with you another presentation from our Restore conference, and one that we think was... more

15 Jan 2023 · 52 minutes
148. Equal Partnership in Marriage — McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding

This week, we’re bringing back a couple of our favorite guests and close friends, McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding.... more

07 Jan 2023 · 1 hour,
147. Bittersweet - A Conversation with Susan Cain

This week, we were honored to bring on a guest we’ve hoped to have on for years — Susan Cain.... more

01 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
146. Savior of the World - A Conversation with Esther Candari

As we imagine many of you have, we’ve been thinking a lot about Jesus these last few weeks. From the... more

24 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
145. Envisioning the Restoration's 3rd Century — Patrick Mason

Today we’re sharing with you one of our absolute favorite presentations from our Restore gathering that happened in October  —... more

18 Dec 2022 · 39 minutes
144. The Art of Transformation — A Conversation with Makoto Fujimura

In Japanese culture there is a beautiful practice called Kintsugi, which translates roughly to “golden repair”. This is how it... more

11 Dec 2022 · 31 minutes
143. The Sin of Certainty — A Conversation with Peter Enns

We couldn’t be more excited about today’s episode, and it’s with someone we’ve wanted to get on the podcast for... more

04 Dec 2022 · 45 minutes
142. The Truth Will Set You Free — A Conversation with Jason Portnoy

Everything seemed to be going right for Jason Portnoy. While studying engineering at Stanford, his career took a sharp and... more

27 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
141. The Song of the Heart — Brett Stewart and Brandon Stewart

A few years ago, we were invited by some good friends to see a Christmas concert their kids were participating... more

20 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
140. Understanding and Preventing Sexual Abuse — Sage Williams and Rebecca Bettilyon

*This discusses the topic of sexual abuse and prevention of sexual abuse. Please use discretion in determining whether or not... more

13 Nov 2022 · 56 minutes
138. The Rediscovered Gospel — A Conversation with Elaine Pagels

In 1945 fifty-two papyrus texts were found concealed in an earthenware jar buried in the Egyptian desert. They turned out... more

05 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
137. Loving Your Enemy: Daryl Davis and the Ku Klux Klan

This week, Faith Matters is bringing you a story that defies expectations so completely that you really have to hear... more

30 Oct 2022 · 49 minutes
136. Let Me Drown with Moses — A Conversation with James Goldberg

For this episode, we were happy to bring on someone that’s been on our list for a long time  —... more

23 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
135. Imagining a Four-Stage Church — A Conversation with Patrick Mason

We’ve been thinking and talking a lot recently about a phenomenon that sometimes happens and that we’ve occasionally felt ourselves... more

16 Oct 2022 · 44 minutes
134. Do I Stay Christian? — A Conversation with Brian McLaren

In this episode, we were honored to bring back our friend Brian McLaren to talk about his brand new book,... more

02 Oct 2022 · 47 minutes
133. The Love Map — A Conversation with Carol Lynn Pearson

In this episode, we got to speak with Carol Lynn Pearson about her new book, The Love Map: Saving Your... more

24 Sep 2022 · 58 minutes
132. History and Faith — A Conversation with David Holland

The Restoration occurred in a fascinating and complex religious and historical moment in American history, and knowing more about that... more

18 Sep 2022 · 26 minutes
131. The Burning Book — A Conversation with Jason Olson

For today’s episode, we were really excited to bring on Jason Olson, who, along with James Goldberg, is the author... more

10 Sep 2022 · 49 minutes
130. Original Grace — A Conversation with Adam Miller

For today’s episode, we were lucky enough to bring back Latter-day Saint philosopher and theologian Adam Miller to talk about... more

04 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
129. The Early Christian World — A Conversation with Laura Nasralla

In the past few decades, scholarship on the New Testament has opened up exciting new ways of understanding the context... more

27 Aug 2022 · 27 minutes
Remembering Kate Holbrook

The Faith Matters family lost a dear friend this week. Kate Holbrook passed away after a long battle with cancer.... more

25 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
128. Relentless Hope: The Chiou Family Story —Sam Chiou, Mindy Chiou, and Julia Chiou Knutson

Today, we’re bringing you a really amazing story that we can’t wait for you to hear. It’s the story of... more

21 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
127. Mind, Matter, and Spirit — A Conversation with Michael Ferguson

For decades, our understanding of how the brain works has advanced dramatically. Using new theories, methods and tools, like fMRI... more

12 Aug 2022 · 34 minutes
126. Lift and Love — A Conversation with Allison Dayton

In this episode, we spoke with Allison Dayton from Lift and Love, an organization that focuses on strengthening Latter-day Saint... more

06 Aug 2022 · 52 minutes
125. Proving Polarities — A Conversation with Jared Halverson

For today’s episode, we’re really excited to bring on Jared Halverson.Jared shares with us a really important concept he calls... more

29 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
124. Getting Real About Missionary Work — A Conversation with Jeff Strong

For this episode, we spoke with Jeff Strong about the experience of missionaries in today’s mission field, including the unique... more

23 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
123. Behind the Scenes at Faith Matters — Bill Turnbull, Aubrey Chaves, Tim Chaves, and Zach Davis

With all the exciting things happening at Faith Matters, we thought it would be a good time to step back,... more

17 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
122. Under the Banner — A Conversation with McKay Coppins and Patrick Mason

Under the Banner of Heaven is a recent 7-part dramatized series aired on Hulu by about the horrific 1984 murders... more

09 Jul 2022 · 49 minutes
121. Hope and Healing in a Time of Crisis: A Conversation with Anne Snyder

The twin challenges of the pandemic and political polarization have caused widespread anxiety and even despair. And yet, as Christian... more

02 Jul 2022 · 29 minutes
120. The Law of Love — A Conversation with Steve Young

In so many domains of our lives, we are encouraged to think and act in a transactional, cost-benefit way. But... more

25 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
119. Is God Alive in Cambridge? — A Conversation with Noah Feldman

Noah Feldman is one of the most fascinating and engaging public intellectuals in the world. He’s also had a long... more

18 Jun 2022 · 48 minutes
118. The End of Roe v. Wade? — With Sherif Gergis, Jenet Erickson, and Justin Collings

As many of you know, at the beginning of May, the United States Supreme Court experienced an unprecedented leak of... more

12 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
117. Faith in Action — Fiona Givens and Britta Ellwanger

Joseph Smith taught that faith is a “principle of action.” Although the world is full of crises and challenges, as... more

05 Jun 2022 · 54 minutes
116. Turning Our Hearts — A Conversation with Richard and Linda Eyre

Memorial Day reminds us to turn our attention and our hearts back to those who have gone before us and... more

29 May 2022 · 44 minutes
115. The Science of Spirituality — A Conversation with Dr. Lisa Miller

Are we at the leading edge of a resurgent interest in religion and spirituality in the academy? Quite possibly. And... more

22 May 2022 · 56 minutes
114. Are We Listening, Learning, and Loving? — A Conversation with Richard Ostler

For this episode, Faith Matters is honored to bring on our good friend, Richard Ostler. Richard is a former YSA Bishop... more

14 May 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Celebrating Our Divine Mother — A Conversation with McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding

For today’s conversation, and on this Mother’s Day weekend, we’re releasing a classic episode that was done with McArthur Krishna... more

07 May 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
113. A New Approach to Church History — A Conversation with Dr. Lisa Olsen Tait

The third volume of Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days,  was published this... more

30 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
112. The Mother Tree — A Conversation with Kathryn Knight Sonntag

*** Links to buy "The Mother Tree" ***Softcover version: https://faithmatters.org/themothertreeAudible and Kindle version: https://www.amazon.com/Mother-Tree-Discovering-Wisdom-Divine/dp/B09YCDHTDZ/Today, we’re excited to announce the latest... more

22 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
111. An Early Resurrection — A Conversation with Adam Miller

As Christians, we look forward to resurrection after death into a state of wholeness and joy. But understanding resurrection as occurring... more

16 Apr 2022 · 58 minutes
110. The Silent Sufferers of OCD — A Conversation with Paul Peterson

There is almost certainly someone in your life who is struggling with OCD, and it could be much more severe... more

10 Apr 2022 · 58 minutes
109. 10 Signs of a Healthy Self — A Conversation with Dr. Julie Hanks

We talk a lot about the “self” in our culture, and in our faith. We use terms like selfish, selfless,... more

02 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
108. Embracing and Challenging Scripture — A Conversation with Brian McLaren

The perennial struggle to read and understand the Hebrew Bible--that strange and wonderful collection of books we call the Old... more

25 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
107. Ukraine: Bearing Burdens, Bearing Witness

Fundraiser details here:  https://www.facebook.com/donate/281102717479491/We’ve been working hard to gather voices that could help us process the ongoing atrocities that the... more

20 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
106. Cultivating a Child's Inner Compass — A Conversation with Jon Ogden

As parents, how can we help our children find and cultivate their inner compass? We often do a pretty good... more

12 Mar 2022 · 55 minutes
105. The Many Doors of Faith — A Conversation with Terryl Givens

Like you, we’ve been watching in horror as Ukraine has been faced with a brutal and unprovoked invasion. We’re in... more

26 Feb 2022 · 44 minutes
104. Green Flake, Brad Wilcox, and a Path to Zion — A Conversation with Mauli Bonner

Many people were disturbed by the remarks of Brad Wilcox, a member of the Young Men General Presidency, given at... more

19 Feb 2022 · 52 minutes
102. So Who Wrote the Bible? — A Conversation with Terryl Givens

As we have collectively turned our attention to the study of the Hebrew Bible, what is known to most Christians... more

05 Feb 2022 · 46 minutes
101. Does Book of Mormon Historicity Matter? — Terryl Givens with Joseph Spencer

In this episode, we’re diving into one of the questions from our Big Questions series: Terryl Givens invited Joseph Spencer,... more

30 Jan 2022 · 42 minutes
100. Mormons in the Metaverse — A Conversation with Carl Youngblood

For this week's episode, we brought on Carl Youngblood for a truly enlightening conversation we’ve been wanting to have for... more

26 Jan 2022 · 56 minutes
99. Eve and Adam - A Conversation with Melinda Wheelwright Brown

This week, we were lucky enough to spend some time with Melinda Wheelwright Brown, to talk about her book Eve... more

15 Jan 2022 · 59 minutes
Can Creation Heal Us? — Terryl Givens with George Handley

For this week’s episode, we’re releasing a classic conversation between George Handley and Terryl Givens — one that was released... more

09 Jan 2022 · 52 minutes
98. The Happiness Paradox — A Conversation with Richard Eyre

For this conversation, we were lucky enough to bring back Richard Eyre for a second episode, this one focusing on... more

02 Jan 2022 · 1 hour,
97. Gospel Meets Dharma — A Conversation with Thomas McConkie

Many of you are familiar with Thomas Wirthlin McConkie. For those of you who are not, here’s a very cursory... more

19 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
The Real Story of the Priesthood-Temple Ban

As we approach the portion of the Come Follow Me curriculum that addresses Official Declaration 2, we thought we’d re-release... more

10 Dec 2021 · 52 minutes
96. Healing a Divided Country — A Conversation with Dan Vallone

This week, Faith Matters was delighted to welcome Dan Vallone, the US Director for More in Common, a nonprofit foundation... more

05 Dec 2021 · 1 hour,
95. Proclaim Peace — A Conversation with Patrick Mason and J. David Pulsipher

For this episode, we spoke with Patrick Mason and David Pulsipher about their new book, "Proclaim Peace: The Restoration’s Answer... more

27 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
94. Be In the World — A Conversation with Richard Eyre

For this episode, we got to speak with Richard Eyre, a man whose career has spanned a number of roles,... more

21 Nov 2021 · 45 minutes
93. Jody Moore Part 2 - Live Coaching Session

For this episode, we’re doing a follow-up to our interview with Jody Moore about her new book published by Faith... more

15 Nov 2021 · 33 minutes
92. Better Than Happy — A Conversation with Jody Moore

For today’s episode, we’re announcing the next book published by Faith Matters Publishing called Better Than Happy  by Jody Moore.Jody... more

06 Nov 2021 · 49 minutes
91. A Short Stay in Hell — A Conversation with Steven Peck and Terryl Givens

To give a little background on today’s episode, we recently read the book A Short Stay in Hell by Steven... more

30 Oct 2021 · 57 minutes
90. 7 Ways to Lead Out Against Racism

This week, Tim and Aubrey Chaves of Faith Matters welcomed back Charles Inouye. When they first spoke with Charles a... more

24 Oct 2021 · 39 minutes
89. Divine Trade-Offs and the Sacred Yes: A Conversation with Greg McKeown

For this conversation, we spoke with Greg McKeown, the New York Times-bestselling author of the books Essentialism and Effortless, the... more

17 Oct 2021 · 56 minutes
88. Considering the Cross — A Conversation with John Hilton III

For this episode, we were excited to talk with John Hilton III. John is the author of the new book... more

10 Oct 2021 · 41 minutes
87. Evolutionary Love and Other Big Ideas — John Durham Peters with Terryl Givens

It can be delicious sometimes to just sit and listen to two great minds musing on some of the great... more

02 Oct 2021 · 37 minutes
86. God's Many Voices (Pt. 2) — A Conversation with Michael Wilcox

This is part 2 of our discussion with Michael Wilcox that we’re calling God’s Many Voices. If you haven’t heard... more

26 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
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94. Be In the World — A Conversation with Richard Eyre
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For this episode, we got to speak with Richard Eyre, a man whose career has spanned a number of roles, including that... more