Ep 49 | Mosiah 4-6, Come Follow Me (April 20-26)
39 min

00:52 – Depend on the greatness of God. Worthless is not valueless.

09:46 – Covenant to take on the name of Christ.

11:17 – Name theology. How the Name is the essence of God.

17:00 – Our three fathers.

24:11 – We label things that we value. We belong to Jesus.

24:53 – Name changes in scripture.

26:06 – True to the name means acting like him.

27:38 – Follow light and truth and it will eventually lead you to Jesus.

33:53 – Sin is the result of seeking something good in the wrong way. One definition of religion is realigning our views.

35:05 – Aslan the lion, there is no other way.

For Bruce Porter and Stephen Ricks’ quote on names in antiquity, go here. For Joseph Smith’s quote on the Great Parent of the Universe, go here. Go here for the encounter with Aslan the Lion.

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55. Transformations of Faith - Thomas McConkie
*** Find out more at transformationsoffaith.org *** In this episode, we spoke with Thomas McConkie about something really exciting that he’s been working on over the past year in partnership with Faith Matters. Thomas has created an online course called Transformations of Faith. Many of our listeners are familiar with Thomas’s unique story. He’s a mindfulness teacher and practitioner of over 20 years, a committed and thoughtful Latter-day Saint, and a researcher and teacher in the field of adult development. In Transformations of Faith, Thomas draws on all three of these perspectives to create some truly transformative insights and practices. It’s an extraordinarily rich course with over 10 hours of teaching and guided meditations by Thomas, plus some fascinating conversations between Thomas and Adam Miller in which they dive deeper into the ideas in the course. Faith Matters is a non-profit organization, but we’ve made a substantial investment to produce this course because we believe what Thomas has to share  will be life-changing for many people. For that reason, the course is the first product we’ve made available for purchase through Faith Matters. We’re offering a discounted price of $98 for the first 100 purchasers. We’ve also decided to make financial aid available for those who can’t currently afford it — we don’t want money to be the reason anyone misses out on the course. Subscribers will also be able to access an audio-only version of the course on a private podcast channel. For those of us who have taken the course, it’s been a subject of constant conversation. Many of the ideas and practices Thomas shared have truly been life-changing and opened up new awareness for both of us about ourselves and others around us that we simply couldn’t see before. We expect we’ll be back to it over and over again to process and uncover new layers of meaning. We think it could be particularly helpful if you feel spiritually or emotionally stuck or stagnant, or if you struggle with anxiety. You can head to transformationsoffaith.org in order to see more detail about the course, watch a sample video, and enroll.  We had a ton of fun talking with Thomas about some of the most interesting and impactful moments in the course for this episode of the podcast. We can’t wait for you to listen and hope you enjoy the conversation.
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