Monthly Archives: August 2015

Podcast with Kurt Francom

Assassinating-Joseph-SmithKurt Francom and I recently visited about leadership. The podcast can be heard at leadinglds.com.

I share some thoughts about Joseph Smith passing through three sacred groves in his life. Groves all religious leaders must consider, experience, and pass through.

Joseph Smith was a gifted inquirer of truth. He knew the importance of humility and repentance before God. He also developed into a powerful teacher as he sought personal refinement.

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Enjoy the Adventure, Dream Huge, Work Hard

Easton 1This evening one of my nephews, Easton Rigby, will play in a semi-final game in the West Regional All-Star Tournament. To add to the excitement the game is being broadcast on ESPN.

He and his teammates (representing Utah) are hoping to make it to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, home of the Little League World Series. They were successful Monday night pulling off a win over Arizona 11-1. A win tonight and Saturday night would put them on airplane to Pennsylvania. Continue reading

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A Patriot Must be a Religious Man

In another day, with a much different political landscape—a young man known as Joseph of Egypt exemplified wisdom and good judgment. He stood at a crucial moment in his life before a significant ruler—Pharaoh. He detailed the Pharaoh’s dreams and then gave instructions to the Pharaoh regarding the 7 year drought that was forthcoming. The response of the Pharaoh has always cause me to pause and ponder: “Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?” (See Genesis 41) Continue reading

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My First Podcast

The Cultural Hall (A Mormon Show in podcast form)Richie, with the The Cultural Hall visited with me today about The Assassination of Joseph Smith: Innocent Blood on the Banner of Liberty. Enjoyed our time together. Great host and fun man to be around. You can listen to the exchange on their site (see episode 186; segments 2 and 3).

I have recorded with the Mormon Channel before on a singular 40 minute piece that I had to read. I enjoyed it, but I like the feel of a discussion format better. Grateful for the opportunity.

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