D&C Lesson 1: Introduction to the Doctrine and Covenants and Church History

Dustin Homer joins us to discuss our upcoming year studying the Doctrine and Covenants as well as Church history. This will be a fascinating year, as the Church is supplying supplemental materials for the lessons based on the gospel topics essays of recent years. We’re excited for the ride.

Lesson 46: “Zion—The Pure in Heart” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 57; 64; 82; Moses 7 – What does Zion mean? Where has Zion existed? How do we establish Zion in our families and communities? What promises are made about the future of Zion? Al Doan joins us.

Lesson 42: “Continuing Revelation to Latter-day Prophets” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Modern-day revelation, ftw! Great stuff on this episode, including a discussion of the Church’s then-controversial correlation program. Also, a discussion on the extension of the priesthood to all, Church curriculum, the Quorums of the Seventy, and others. Patricia Auxier is wit’ it.

Lesson 38: “In Mine Own Way” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Spiritual and temporal self-reliance! What are they? We discuss the importance of work, food storage, caring for the needy, and the Church welfare program. Patricia Auxier joins us.

Lesson 37: “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Why do we need living prophets? What does a prophet do? How can we better follow the prophet? Kurt Francom joins us.

Lesson 33: “President Brigham Young Leads the Saints” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 107 – The succession crisis shapes the future of the Church. To whom did Joseph Smith give the keys of the kingdom? Why was Brigham Young eventually chosen? Great stuff in this episode. Patricia Auxier joins us.

Lesson 31: “Sealed … for Time and for All Eternity” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 131; 132 – Celestial marriage is awesome. What difference does it make to marry in the temple? How is eternal marriage related to Heavenly Father’s plans? Al is with us.

Lesson 30: “The Prisoners Shall Go Free” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 124; 127; 128 – Baptisms for the dead are awesome. Why do we conduct ordinances for the dead? Why was the Nauvoo Temple so important compared to the Kirtland Temple? Steve Pierce joins us.

Lesson 29: Building the Kingdom of God in Nauvoo, Illinois – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

D&C 124 – What great events in Church history transpired in Nauvoo? Why did the Saints build Nauvoo? Missionaries from Nauvoo convert thousands and build Zion. Patricia Auxier is with us.

Lesson 26: “Go Ye into All the World, and Preach My Gospel” – Doctrine & Covenants and Church History

Dustin Homer joins us to talk about missionary work. The Saints in the Kirtland era made great sacrifices for the sake of missionary work. What were they? We share numerous missionary stories of the pioneer era and talk about how we can be pioneers and missionaries in our day.