That Their Burdens May Be Light | Church Leaders Need the Atonement Too

That Their Burdens May Be Light | Church Leaders Need the Atonement Too

Robert Mortensen has been serving as a bishop for two years in Meridian, Idaho. We previously interviewed Robert on the “How I Lead” segment of the podcast in Jan 2016 about Creating a Culture of Missionary Work. He has written articles for Leading Saints: 3 Tips for...
Finding Leaders in Your Ward Outside the Same Ten People | An Interview with Jessica Johnson

Finding Leaders in Your Ward Outside the Same Ten People | An Interview with Jessica Johnson

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreJessica Johnson works in leadership development with the RDL Group. She holds an MBA from Brigham Young University and previously worked in management and marketing...
Shame – A Key Component in the Battle with Depression and Anxiety

Shame – A Key Component in the Battle with Depression and Anxiety

Sam Tielemans is a marriage and family therapist in Las Vegas, NV. He has spent thousands of hours working with people struggling with depression, anxiety, addictions, or challenges in marriage. He’s certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy and loves working with...
What Latter-day Saint Youth Leaders Need to Understand About LGBT Youth | An Interview with Brittany Ellis

What Latter-day Saint Youth Leaders Need to Understand About LGBT Youth | An Interview with Brittany Ellis

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreInterview transcript is available below Brittany Ellis grew up in Riverside, California, and realized as a young woman that she experiences same-sex attraction. She...
Is It Time to Rethink How We Grow and Strengthen Our Wards?

Is It Time to Rethink How We Grow and Strengthen Our Wards?

I recently joined the board for a professional association. We just had a regional meeting where we discussed how to grow membership. This was not unlike hundreds of church-related meetings that I have been a part of on how to grow and strengthen our wards. But, what...
7 Self-Sabotaging Habits of Latter-day Saint Lay Leaders (and What to Do About Them)

7 Self-Sabotaging Habits of Latter-day Saint Lay Leaders (and What to Do About Them)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreKurt Francom, Executive Director of Leading Saints, flies solo for this episode as he talks about some invisible habits some leaders have that self-sabotage their...
Working Together in Church Leadership | Lessons from a Firefighter

Working Together in Church Leadership | Lessons from a Firefighter

Jeff Borders joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the age of 19, and since then has had many opportunities to serve in leadership roles including: Ward Mission Leader, Elders Quorum Counselor, Elder’s Quorum President, and Young Men’s...

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