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Conference Conversations

Religion & Spirituality Podcas

Special programming and content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations of faith that will appeal to Mormons but also Christians in general.

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United States

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Special programming and content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations of faith that will appeal to Mormons but also Christians in general.

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English

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8015756397


Episodes

Stranger Becomes Neighbor: Welcoming the refugee, one person at a time

10/1/2023
KSL Podcasts’ “Stranger Becomes Neighbor: Afghan Arrivals” explores what happens to families forced to flee their homes when Kabul fell and the U.S. pulled out of Afghanistan over two years ago. In this conference special, host Andrea Smardon delves into stories of resilience and rebuilding faced by these refugees, and the connections forged by the volunteers who stepped in to help their new neighbors. Produced by Aaron Mason. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:34:49

The Quest for Peace

10/1/2023
In an age absent peace in so many areas – many communities and countries are simply striving to keep the peace. This may actually be part of the problem. Simply learning to tolerate those who look, live or believe differently may seem to be progress toward peace – but it can foster, or allow to fester, deep division and distrust. The quest for true, lasting peace requires a different approach. In this General Conference Special Boyd Matheson looks at why the difference between peacekeeping and peacemaking is the difference in creating lasting peace in relationships, organizations, communities and countries. Produced by Bella Pinnock. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:37:06

Special Conference Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

10/1/2023
In this special edition of “A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson,” Amanda sits down with Mary Richards, Church News reporter on General Authorities and the Church's humanitarian work all over the world, and Sarah Jane Weaver, executive editor of Church News. Together, they talk about their work, their faith, and their view of the world. Hosted and produced by Amanda Dickson. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:34:31

Faith, family & football: A Conversation with Coach Bronco Mendenhall and Sheri Dew

9/30/2023
After six years as head football coach of University of Virginia, Coach Bronco Mendenhall resigned his post at the end of the 2021 season. In this abbreviated episode of the Church News Podcast, Mendenhall — who also spent 11 years as head football coach at Brigham Young University — and his wife, Holly Mendenhall, speak about family, faith and football. They are joined by fellow sports fan and guest host Sister Sheri Dew, executive vice president of Deseret Management Corp. and a former member of the Relief Society general presidency. Produced by KellieAnn Halvorsen. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:18:29

Navigating the New Age of Online Dating

9/30/2023
This isn’t your grandmother’s kind of dating. Romantic relationships are now downloaded and ghosted. The rapid shift in the dating world has created new opportunities for some, but it’s also opened the door for scammers and predators to find new victims with the swipe of a thumb. KSL NewsRadio’s Aimee Cobabe examines how Utahns are using dating apps, how some are avoiding the apps altogether, and how app developers are working to adapt. Produced by Carlos Artiles Fortun. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:36:35

Dieting by Design: Fads, Trends and the Body Image Battle

9/30/2023
Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic take A closer look at the newly in-demand drugs Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro. D2 explores who these drugs are for, who they are not for, what is known about the risks and benefits, and other options for weight loss. D2 also investigates the power of body image and root issues that can lead to dangerous diet habits. Produced by Caitlyn Johnston. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:34:25

Maui Strong: Seeking & Giving Solace Amid the Maui Wildfires

9/30/2023
Church News reporter Mary Richards traveled to the island of Maui after deadly and devastating wildfires in August 2023. While there, she experienced the strength of the Hawaiian people as they both sought and gave solace in the wounded community. In this special conference edition of the Church News Podcast, she helps share their stories of survival and spiritual fortitude. Produced by KellieAnn Halvorsen. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general.

Duration:00:32:30

The Power of JustServe: The Interfaith and International Success Blessing the World, One Project at a Time

4/2/2023
JustServe.org is a free platform that links community volunteers to service opportunities needed in their own communities worldwide. Since its launch around 2012 it has been proven a powerful tool to bless a plethora of nonprofit organizations, churches, and location-based institutions and enhance individuals' quality of life. Mary Richards returns to KSL NewsRadio to expose the program’s successful reach, as well as positive social and mental impact. Produced by: KellieAnn Halvorsen. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:34

The Beloved Community: Recognizing & elevating the interconnectedness of our lives

4/2/2023
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. often spoke about the need to create the Beloved Community, in which people of every race, religion and nation could live together in peace and harmony. In this one hour special Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson talks to government, community, and faith leaders about what we are doing here in Utah to link and lock arms and make the “Beloved Community” a reality. Produced by Bella Pinnock. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:37

Three of President Russell M. Nelson’s children celebrate his 5 years as prophet, offering a glimpse into his role as a father

4/1/2023
It has been just over five years since President Russell M. Nelson was sustained and set apart as the 17th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since then, he has embarked on a fast-paced global ministry, extending countless invitations and leading the Church through a global pandemic. In this abbreviated episode of the Church News Podcast, three of President Nelson’s children: Gloria Irion, Laurie Marsh and Russell Nelson Jr., talk about President Nelson’s Church leadership and offer a unique glimpse into his role as a father. Hosted by Sarah Jane Weaver. Produced by KellieAnn Halvorsen. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:04

Swiping Left on Danger: Combating Dating App Violence in Utah

4/1/2023
The dating world has changed dramatically in the last five years, and sadly dating apps have turned into “hunting grounds” for sexual assault, but Utahans are working to make it safer. While 50 percent of college students in Utah are using dating apps to find dates, it’s not all love at first swipe. KSL NewsRadio’s Aimee Cobabe explores the dangers of online dating, along with experts from the legal, phycological, and research fields, as well as lessons learned from victims' experiences. Assistant produced by Peter Johnston. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:59

Prepare For the Unexpected: Learning to be ready for a bad day

4/1/2023
Believe it or not, becoming ready for an emergency is less about ‘doom and gloom’ and more about seeking peace of mind. Utah Morning New’s hosts Tim Hughes and Amanda Dickson partner with the State of Utah Division of Emergency Management and ReadyWise Utah for a discussion on how individuals and families, schools, businesses, and communities can "Be Ready” to respond and recover from disasters. Together they break down the barriers of fear and misinformation and focus on how preparedness is the ultimate act of optimism. Produced by Carlos Artiles Fortun. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:52

The Webs We Weave: The Psychology of Lying

4/1/2023
Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic tackle the webs we weave when lying is afoot. While we want to believe the best in people, time and time again we have seen the repercussions of lies from big political problems to smaller family issues. In this special we look at the psychology of lying; why we do it, how to get out of it, and the cry for help the lies might be signaling. Produced by Caitlyn Johnston. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:08

175 years of Progress: Discovering new stories of Utah's pioneers

10/2/2022
Mary Richards returns to KSL NewsRadio to celebrate lesser-known stories of Utah Pioneers; from the early Black pioneers who helped settle the Salt Lake Valley, to early female politicians leading the suffrage movement, and innovative innovators who helped put silicone slopes on the map. Mary is joined by "His Name is Green Flake" director Mauli Bonner, Senior State Historian of the Utah Division of State History Doctor Holly George, Better Days Education Director Tiffany Greene and Historical Director Rebekah Clark, and executive director of This is the Place Heritage Park, Ellis Ivory. Together they explore individuals who rooted the Beehive state in our pioneering heritage and how we can connect to these predecessors in story, spirit, and place. Produced by: KellieAnn Halvorsen. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:19

First Freedoms: The interconnectedness of First Amendment Rights

10/2/2022
Defending the rights of religion and belief, freedom of speech and of the press, freedom to assemble, and the freedom to petition the government is the responsibility of every citizen. The interdependent nature of these freedoms not only requires every citizen to defend them generally and to defend them for those we agree with but, more importantly, to defend these rights for those with whom we disagree. Indeed, if all Americans, believers and non-believers, do not put the first freedoms first, we will not have a sustainable republic that will last. Through numerous interviews, we will paint the picture of why these first freedoms are first. Hosted by: Boyd Matheson. Produced by: Bella Pinnock. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:58

New ways of learning: The alternatives to college

10/1/2022
As the announcement of student loan forgiveness has come forward and many teens start their path into adulthood, college is top of mind for many people. In this conference special, Dave Noriega takes an in-depth look at the alternatives to college, including a focus on the power of trade schools, and entrepreneurship, as well as how to have an open and understanding discussion with your kids about whether or not the traditional college route is the path to them or if they should consider alternatives. Produced by: Caitlyn Johnston. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:05

The Sad History of Tragedy Spring: The Mormon Battalion historic site, high in the Sierras is in sad shape after windstorms and wildfires

10/1/2022
Three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried at Tragedy Spring, a once peaceful spot high in the Sierras. Marked a historic site, it has been visited by many who remember the Battalion and its impact on the history of California and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In recent years, Tragedy Spring has fallen victim to sad events -- a windstorm in 2020 that brought down large trees at the site, and the Caldor fire, which burned through the area in 2021. Whether it can be restored to its former beauty is an open question. KSL Newsradio's Dan Bammes talks to historians and volunteers to share the journey -- the past and the potential future of Tragedy Spring. Produced by: Angel Peatross. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:14

The Healing Power of Forgiveness: Lessons learned from The Letter podcast

10/1/2022
When it comes to forgiveness, most of us think it's a concept we understand, but it might be more complicated than we think. In The Letter Podcast, host Amy Donaldson tells the story of Sy Snarr – a mother whose son was killed in a random shooting over 25 years ago. Today, Sy has not only forgiven her son's killer, but she also says she loves him. In this special program, Amy plays segments of the podcast and talks to experts about the remarkable power of forgiveness. Produced by: Andrea Smardon. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:00

A new pattern for building bridges: Enhancing our understanding between Muslim and Latter-day Saint faiths

4/3/2022
Host Boyd Matheson takes listeners into the bridge-building efforts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between its members and followers of Islam, which includes a new pamphlet collaborated with Muslim imams. Boyd discusses how this effort can be a powerful pattern for meaningful conversations with people of differing viewpoints with Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Produced by: Kelli Pierce. Want more Boyd? ‘Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson,” takes you inside the latest political news and current events, providing higher ground for today's discussions. Listen live weekdays from 1-3pm. conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:40

Learning Relentless Resilience: One year into the inspiring podcast

4/2/2022
The Relentlessly Resilient podcast celebrates one year of inspiring listeners through real-life stories of individuals overcoming adversity with new interviews and insights. Hosts Jennie Taylor and Michelle Scharf share their own powerful story of widowhood that bonded them. Together they ask, “What does ‘resilience’ mean to you? How do you find it?” Produced by: KellieAnn Halvorsen. Listen to the Relentlessly Resilient Podcast regularly on your favorite platform, at kslpodcasts.com, kslnewsradio.com, or on the KSL App. Join the Resilience conversation on Facebook at @RelentlesslyResilient and Instagram @RelentlesslyResilientPodcast. Conference Conversations is special programming with content brought to you by KSL Newsradio for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during General Conference weekends. Listen for great conversations on faith that will appeal to members of the Church but also Christians in general. Conference Conversations is sponsored by ZeroRez; the original no residue carpet cleaning service. Their patented Powered Water® Technology is able to provide a better clean without using harsh chemicals or detergents. Learn more at ZeroRezSaltLake.com. See our website for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:34