Come Follow Me for Us podcast

By Melanie Wellman

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Subscribers: 70
Reviews: 2

DarlaG
 Nov 18, 2019
Absolutely terrific! There are Come Follow Me podcasts out there that dive deep into theology & doctrine, which I love and appreciate, but this one stays in the shallow end of that pool, opting instead for a more personal, relatable tone. Melanie does such a great job at connecting the scriptures to our daily lives & struggles, & relationship with Christ & Father, that she's won my heart.

Holly
 Sep 15, 2019
A great podcast to add to weekly study! I like Melanie's style and stories/anecdotes that she adds to the content.

Description

A weekly podcast that correlates with the new Come Follow Me manual of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I bet we will laugh a lot and cry a little and learn a lot and grow so much as we dive into the New Testament this year. I think Heavenly Father just whispered to all of us, "Come follow my Son this year. It's going to be so great!" And then he handed us this gift. Let's not take Come Follow Me for granted. Let's get out of it all that we can. I don't know a lot about much, but I do know that I love my Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the scriptures so much and hope that I can pass a little of that love on to you. It really is the best feeling in the world.

Episode Date
Episode 51 Nephi 11-15 Armed with Righteousness and with the Power of God
40:23
Jan 21, 2020
Episode 4 1 Nephi 8-10 Come and Partake of the Fruit
01:12:30
Jan 13, 2020
Episode 3 (1Nephi 1-7) I Will Go and Do
46:07
Jan 06, 2020
BONUS EPISODE Book of Mormon Daily Study program
59:41
Jan 05, 2020
Episode 1 Introductory Pages of the Book of Mormon
55:11
Dec 30, 2019
Episode 52 Christmas "Good Tidings of Great Joy"
56:45

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Dec 16, 2019
Episode 51 Glory, and Power, Be unto... the Lamb for Ever
52:22
Dec 10, 2019
Episode 50 God is Love with Shelby Stroud
46:04
Dec 02, 2019
Episode 49 Rejoice with Joy Unspeakable and Full of Glory
35:27
Nov 25, 2019
Episode 48 Be Ye Doers of the Word, and Not Hearers Only
48:46

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Nov 18, 2019
Episode 47 “An High Priest of Good Things to Come”
46:04

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Nov 12, 2019
Episode 46 Jesus Christ, “the Author of Eternal Salvation”
45:46
Nov 04, 2019
Episode 45 Be Thou an Example of the Believers
53:45
Oct 28, 2019
Episode 44 Be Not Soon Shaken in Mind, or Be Troubled
48:26
Oct 21, 2019
Episode 43 BONUS: The Fires of our Lives
32:31

This is an interview I had with a firefighter this week and his analogy about how facing the trials in our lives is a lot like fighting fires.  It's great.  You're going to love it.

Oct 20, 2019
Episode 42 I Can Do All Things through Christ Which Strengtheneth Me
57:48
Oct 16, 2019
Episode 41 BONUS: Cheerful Giving Continued
01:05:04
Oct 09, 2019
Episode 40 "For the Perfecting of the Saints"
49:10
Sep 30, 2019
Episode 39 Walk in the Spirit
52:00
Sep 23, 2019
Episode 38 God Loveth a Cheerful Giver
01:05:35
Sep 16, 2019
Episode 37 Be Ye Reconciled to God
43:02
Sep 11, 2019
Episode 36 God Is Not the Author of Confusion, but of Peace
40:45
Sep 03, 2019
Episode 35 Ye Are the Body of Christ
55:33

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Aug 26, 2019
Episode 34 “Be Perfectly Joined Together”
42:33
Aug 18, 2019
Episode 33 Overcome Evil with Good
48:34
Aug 12, 2019
Episode 32 "The Power of God unto Salvation"
44:39
Aug 05, 2019
Episode 31 A Minister and a Witness
44:16
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 30 The Lord Had Called Us for to Preach the Gospel
49:55
Jul 22, 2019
Episode 29 The Word of God Grew and Multiplied
48:32
Jul 15, 2019
Episode 28
55:29
Jul 09, 2019
Episode 27
36:03
Jul 01, 2019
Episode 26
45:53
Jun 26, 2019
Episode 25
44:55
Jun 17, 2019
Episode 24
44:38
Jun 10, 2019
Episode 23
44:09
Jun 03, 2019
Episode 22
40:14
May 27, 2019
Episode 21
43:09
May 20, 2019
Episode 20
46:09
May 13, 2019
Episode 19
57:08
May 06, 2019
Episode 18
46:01
Apr 29, 2019
Episode 17
50:11
Apr 22, 2019
Episode 16
46:57
Apr 15, 2019
Episode 15
58:48
Apr 08, 2019
Episode 14
41:15
Apr 01, 2019
Episode 13
38:47
Mar 25, 2019
Episode 12
44:18
Mar 18, 2019
Episode 11
48:47
Mar 11, 2019
Episode 10
46:52
Mar 04, 2019
Episode 9.5
20:24
Mar 01, 2019
Episode 9 (correct)
33:26
Feb 26, 2019
Episode 8
44:20
Feb 18, 2019
Episode 7
46:53
Feb 12, 2019
Episode 6
33:52
Feb 04, 2019
Episode 5
35:57

Episode 5 notesEpisode 5 notes

Jan 28, 2019
Episode 4.2
16:58
Jan 24, 2019
Episode 4 Part 1
41:11
Jan 21, 2019
Episode 3
39:56

This episode correlates with the week of January 14-20 in the Come Follow Me manual.  "We Have Come to Worship Him."  In this podcast, I ramble on about all the great things that have happened this last week and talk more in-depth about the Christmas story and nativity from Luke 2 and Matthew 2. I talk about all the different people who took part in that miraculous event and share a little tidbit I learned about swaddling clothes.  I reference a talk by Marvin J. Ashton.  I discuss different ways that people feel the spirit and then talk about how to help protect our families.  I also make fun of my brother for not being able to exaggerate and throw my aunts under the bus for leaving me at the airport when I was 5. 

Jan 14, 2019
Episode 2 Week of Jan 7-13
34:33

This podcast correlates with Lesson 2 in the Come Follow Me manual. In this podcast, I talk about what to do while we are waiting for blessings from the Lord.  I interview my beautiful friend Dawn about her current situation with her son who had a brain tumor removed last May and how her family has been dealing with that situation.  It's so touching!  (You should probably just stop after her ... )

I also talk about Mary and Joseph and their examples and give a short story from my family history.  You can find the manual here if you want to follow along.  correlatesFollow Me manual

Jan 07, 2019
Come Follow Me for Us Episode #1
38:54

This is the first episode of Come Follow Me for Us by Melanie Wellman.  These podcasts will correlate with the lessons in the Come Follow Me, New Testament 2019 manual of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  

Disclaimer * I am no expert.  This is not an official podcast from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  I'm just a girl who really loves the scriptures, my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.  

When this new program was announced, we were all high fives and cheers. (Mainly because church dropped down to 2 hours!)  But now that it's time to start this new program, many of us are all still not sure what we are doing.  I thought I'd give my thoughts every Monday morning so that we all would have some things to think about during the week and maybe my thoughts might help you, in some way, incorporate this new program into your life.  

Isn't it awesome that the Lord trusts us enough to hand this teaching over to us? It's like Christ is telling us, "You've got this!  You have what it takes to teach your family, friends and yourself how to come unto Me and become more deeply converted to my gospel."  

Therefore, we need to be worthy of this trust by figuring out a way to really use Come Follow Me to do just that - bring us closer to Christ.

This episode talks about how we are responsible for our own learning. We are taught to examine what we are seeking for and what we want to get out of this year.  I discuss Matthew 19 about the rich man who asks what he lacks and how that parable applies to our lives.  I talk about humility and how sometimes it's really hard to ask the Lord what we lack and then be humble enough to see it and then desire to change. 

I discuss the scriptures in Matthew 6 about forgiveness and talk more about how important it is to learn to truly forgive.  I quote two talks by Jeffrey R Holland   "Be Ye Therefore Perfect Eventually" and "The Ministry of Reconciliation"

I quoted a Christian author I love named Chrystal Evans Hurst's book She's Still There, Rescuing the Girl Inside You. She talks about our obligation to act upon the things we learn in the scriptures.  DO what we learn.  It's a great read.  She's very inspiring. In that section of the podcast, I talk about the importance of not just hearing the word of God - but really trying to incorporate His word into our lives. 

I also talk about whining in the MTC, a dead deer in a stream, having the devil in me before church, fighting Satan UFC style and how to bribe your kids to read scriptures with candy and back scratches.  

I hope it helps someone.  It helped me to record it.

Shine on friends. 

*This is not an official publication from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

 

Dec 31, 2018