David Butler is a religious educator at Utah Valley University. He also cohosts the popular YouTube scripture study channel Don’t Miss This with Emily Belle Freeman and is the author of many religious books, including Almighty: How the Most Powerful Being in the Universe Is Also Your Loving Father, Redeemer: Who He Is and Who He Will Always Be, and soon-to-be-published Spirit: The Gift that Connects You to Heaven. David has previously served as a bishop. He and his wife Jenny are the parents of six children.


11:00 The “rules” of the church and do they really need to be that way 12:45 What if we put people first in the church? 15:30 Begin with people and purposes 17:30 How to focus on people as a leader 20:30 Making sacrament meeting an experience with God and a place that people want to come back to 22:00 Having a vision with sacrament meeting 23:30 Splitting the ward into groups and teaching about the Savior and the importance of sacrament meeting. 30:30 High council speakers 31:30 Stake presidency respecting the role of the Bishop 35:00 How do I show devotion to God? 37:00 We all worship differently 39:00 Come follow me and Don’t Miss This 40:00 Finding grace in Come follow me 42:00 We shouldn’t worry about how we’re doing Come follow me but worry about meeting our family’s needs 44:30 Come follow me takes planning 47:00 Our culture of shame 48:30 “God isn’t disappointed in what we haven’t done” 49:00 Teaching in a position of grace 50:30 “People who feel loved, loved well” 53:00 Don’t confuse salvation with discipleship 56:00 Fear of God compared to fear of sin 58:00 Satan teaches us to fear God just like with Adam and Eve 1:01:00 God’s government is a family 1:08:10 BONUS INTERVIEW with Anthony Sweat


Don’t Miss This with Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler Instagram: @mrdavebutler @dontmissthisstudy Books by David Butler Y Religion podcast Seekers Wanted | An Interview with Anthony Sweat Church Doctrine, Policy, & Leadership | An Interview with Prof. Anthony Sweat

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