All In

By LDS Living

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What does it mean to be "all in" the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days? The answers might surprise you. All In is a brand new podcast from LDS Living where we explore this question with the help of authors and artists who are striving to live their faith every day—just like you.

Episode Date
E15: Nathan Pacheco: Consecrating Our Talents
00:32:47

Nathan Pacheco was a senior at Brigham Young University when he heard Elder Jeffrey R. Holland make a statement that gave him the courage to pursue a career in music. He has since learned that sometimes dreams come true quickly and other times a bit more gradually. He has also found that dreams can change with time and sometimes living out those dreams looks different than we anticipated but if we consecrate those talents to the Lord, we will discover something even greater than we imagined.

Jan 23, 2019
E14: Bre Lasley: Recognizing God's Hand After Surviving an Attempted Murder
00:47:04

Three years ago, Bre Lasley lived out most people’s worst nightmare when a stranger climbed through her bedroom window and attacked her. However, in a video following the attack Bre can be heard saying, “Heavenly Father was there the entire time, the entire time.” On this week’s episode of “All In,” Bre testifies of a living God who loves all of His children, even her attacker.

Jan 16, 2019
E13: Gerald Lund: Signs of the Second Coming
00:42:38

Elder Gerald Lund began writing his first book about the Second Coming nearly 50 years ago. He has devoted much of his life to studying the topic and recently began working on a rewrite of “The Coming of the Lord.” In this week’s episode, Elder Lund answers questions from Twitter users about the Second Coming.

Jan 09, 2019
E12: Jane Clayson Johnson: Depression in The Lives of Latter-day Saints
00:41:26

After a very successful career in network news, broadcast journalist Jane Clayson Johnson was finally the wife and mother she had always dreamed of becoming when she found herself overcome with a darkness she didn’t recognize. On this week’s episode, Jane discusses the clinical depression that blindsided her and what she has learned from interviewing over 150 Latter-day Saints who are also facing this difficult challenge.

Jan 02, 2019
E11: David Butler: When God Doesn’t Intervene, Does It Mean He’s Absent?
00:38:57

David Butler’s love for God is contagious and, in this episode, we discuss God’s love for His children and our love for Him. How does God balance His love as a father with his allowance of our agency? If He truly loves us, why doesn’t He always intervene in times of trouble?

Dec 19, 2018
E10: Bruce and Marie Hafen: Understanding and Navigating Stages of Faith, Pt. 2
00:37:49

“Being a doubting Thomas is not the end point of the journey of discipleship.” In part two of our conversation with Emeritus General Authority Bruce C. Hafen and his wife Marie, we delve deeper into why complexity and skepticism may be necessary for some people in the development of their faith.

Dec 12, 2018
Bonus Episode: Introducing LDS Living’s This Is The Gospel Podcast
00:26:45

The stories we tell matter. They can build our faith, help us empathize with others, demonstrate the true power of God in our lives, and help lead us to Christ. This Is the Gospel, a new storytelling podcast from LDS Living, collects and shares personal stories that illustrate the challenges and triumphs of living in the latter days.

Dec 07, 2018
E9: Bruce and Marie Hafen: Understanding and Navigating Stages of Faith, Pt. 1
00:41:37

“Trust me, it’s going to be good.” We often speak of trusting God but will everything really be good in the end? Should we be worried when we, or those we love, are struggling to trust Him? Emeritus General Authority Bruce C. Hafen and his wife Marie share their concept of three stages of faith after a lifetime spent exploring difficult topics and seeking peace amid the complexities we all face in real life.

Dec 05, 2018
E8: Brad Wilcox: The ‘We’ in ‘After All We Can Do’
00:26:58

You’ve likely read the scripture in 2 Nephi 25:23 that says, “It is by grace that we are saved, after all we can do." But who is the "we"? Does it simply refer to me and you? Or does the word "we" represent something more? Author and scholar Brad Wilcox shares his thoughts on this and other questions related to the topic of grace in this week’s episode of All In.

Nov 29, 2018
E7: Camron Wright: Finding God’s Plan for Your Life
00:29:49

Camron Wright, author of “The Rent Collector” and “The Orphan Keeper,” attributes his becoming an author to somewhat of a mid-life crisis. What do we do when we feel like life comes to a standstill? How can we seek and find God’s direction for our lives while maintaining hope when answers are slow in coming? Is his guidance always manifest in miraculous ways? Wright shares his personal experience in this week’s episode of All In.

Nov 21, 2018
E6: Jon and Michelle Schmidt: Grace Found In the Search for Annie
00:37:06

When Jon and Michelle Schmidt's daughter Annie disappeared while hiking in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge in 2016, they faced every parent's worst nightmare. On this episode, Jon and Michelle share with "All In" host Jamie Armstrong how their faith in the gospel sustained them during the grueling three-week search for Annie and how her body was miraculously found.

Nov 14, 2018
E5: Emily Belle Freeman and Nish Weiseth: Different Faiths and Deep Friendship
00:50:11

How can we do a better job of building on common ground rather than creating artificial divides? Authors Emily Belle Freeman, a Latter-day Saint, and Nish Weiseth, a non-denominational Christian, are best friends who have built a strong friendship on a foundation of Christ.

Nov 07, 2018
E4: Brandon Mull, New York Times Best-Selling Fantasy Author, Explains what Worldbuilding has Taught Him about God
00:29:53

In the fourth episode of All In, host Erin Hallstrom talks with the author of the Fablehaven and Dragonwatch series, Brandon Mull, who reveals his past jobs and how he became a fantasy author. Brandon also discusses what creating a fantasy world has taught him about God and parenting.

Oct 31, 2018
E3: Zandra Vranes of “Sistas In Zion” and Laurel Christensen Day: Racism In the Church
00:50:16

Zandra Vranes and Laurel Christensen Day’s friendship requires a conscious, deliberate effort to create trust. In this episode, they talk with “All In” host Erin Hallstrom about why they have chosen to create a strong relationship and understanding with one another by refusing to shy away from difficult conversations. Vranes and Day discuss how racism is manifest in the Church today and what we can all do to help each other feel at home in the gospel of Jesus Christ. 

Oct 23, 2018
E2: Tim Ballard: Searching for Hope in the Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery
00:47:30

Tim Ballard shares with “All In” host Jamie Armstrong the miraculous story of how two of the children he rescued became his own. Ballard explains how he discovered a passion for rescuing children from sex slavery, his gratitude for the influence of his wife and how he is able to bring light into the darkness because of the faith that carries him.

Oct 23, 2018
E1: Jenny Reeder and Janiece Johnson: How Church History Can Help Rather than Hurt Your Faith
00:48:57

“All In” host Morgan Jones talks with two historians, Janiece Johnson and Jenny Reeder, who work to uncover and bring to light the stories of women in Church history. Janiece and Jenny discuss how Church history has strengthened rather than weakened their testimonies, the women they most admire from the past and what it means to be “All In” the gospel of Jesus Christ. They also discuss the historicity of “Jane and Emma” and whether it is okay to fictionalize history in film.

Oct 23, 2018