Stepping Into Freedom

Stepping Into Freedom

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Standing Fast in the Liberty Wherewith We Have Been Made Free


Freedom in Music XIII
Dec 15 • 13 min
This one reflects my thoughts in a special verse I inserted in O Holy Night, my absolute favorite Christmas song. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on paulpulsipher.podomatic.com if you like what you heard…
Gifts of Freedom Through the Gift of Christ with Cosette Dye
Dec 12 • 21 min
Cosette has demonstrated great faith through her life through the spiritual gifts of creativing in writing and faith in Jesus Christ, which has allowed her to find peace in Him, inspite of not having a wide circle of friends. Email [email protected]
Gifts of Freedom Through the Gift of Christ with James Dayley
Dec 9 • 32 min
Our third youth guest is James Dayley in Ogden, Utah. Much of the freedom James has found in his life has come from guidance in his Patriarchal Blessing in regards to the gift of the Holy Ghost and a personal gift of making presentations the deliver the…
Gifts of Freedom Through the Gift of Christ with Juliana Dye
Dec 5 • 18 min
Juliana has been blessed with the incredibly helpful gifts of empathy and a special vision via a dream when she was little that has helped guide her in her life mission. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on…
Gifts of Freedom Through the Gift of Christ with Xavier Vieyra
Dec 2 • 20 min
For the first episode of youth month, Xavier has had a unique journey in the gospel and shares how he has found freedom alongside Jesus Christ with the gifts of insight and righteous influence on others through gospel living. Email [email protected]
Episode 67 - Charity Revisted: All In The Family
Nov 28 • 34 min
Dr. Julie Hanks talks about several ways we can invite and show charity to strengthen familial bonds, including family not blood related. For more about Dr. Hanks visit http://www.drjuliehanks.com/ Email [email protected] with any questions. Please…
Episode 66 - The First Commandment
Nov 25 • 40 min
Miguel Martinez has fantastic experience with removing “other gods” and influences from his life and passes on wisdom gained through that in this episode. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on…
Freedom in Music XII - Stand In Holy Places
Nov 23 • 10 min
Becoming a person who can indeed stand in holy places has particularly freeing effect when we partner with Christ who enables us to be a source of strength for others. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on…
Episode 65 - Journalling
Nov 21 • 36 min
Cari Skrdla shares personal insights about the freeing and healing benefits of being completely open and consistent with journalling. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on paulpulsipher.podomatic.com if you…
Episode 64 - Our Mortal Experience
Nov 18 • 64 min
Dr. Jeff O’Driscoll and Jeffery C Olsen provide an unique perspective about the freedom to be gained through our mortal journey. I haven’t had almost any people on the show with whom I disagree about much, but these two made it easy to disagree peacefully…
Bonus Episode - Book of Mormon Part IV: Modern Evidences
Nov 16 • 69 min
Rod Meldrum discourses on quite a few modern evidences of Book of Mormon culture, geography, DNA and more which can help free us from doubt by enabling us to more effectively defend our faith. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click…
Freedom in Music XI - May I Serve Thee
Nov 16 • 13 min
Another favorite of my wife, there is great freedom to be found in living the words of this song by following King Benjamin’s counsel by looking for ways to serve our fellow men and the Lord. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click…
Episode 63 - Word of Wisdom
Nov 14 • 45 min
Dawn Norton gives a fantastic perspective about what it means to take care of ourselves physically, mentally and emotionally and truly find freedom in respecting the temple of our bodies and minds. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please…
Episode 62 - Book of Mormon Part III: Christ As Our Foundation
Nov 10 • 58 min
Jason and Emilia Julian relate effective examples of the power of the Book of Mormon in increasing their personal freedom through faith in Christ. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on…
Freedom in Music X - Seeking For Zion
Nov 9 • 10 min
Seeking For Zion came from my desires to find freedom by aligning my mind and heart entirely with Christ’s and helping others to do the same. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on paulpulsipher.podomatic.com…
Episode 61 - Political Involvement
Nov 7 • 43 min
Annette Bybee gives some excellent tips and encouragement on how to turn the tides of political warfare that binds the hearts of men by creating healing, informed, patient, liberating conversations about the hard issues. Email [email protected] with…
Episode 60 - Book of Mormon Part II: Examples of the Ancients
Nov 4 • 59 min
James Dunne talks about how a musical project and his own study of the Book of Mormon from a scientific perspective helped him gain appreciation for the examples of the ancients in a way that enables freedom by making them more relatable. To see some of…
Freedom in Music IX - As Good As It Makes You
Nov 2 • 8 min
This song is kind of a fun one that expresses how important it is to allow the temporal blessings God gives us to change who we are at heart. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on paulpulsipher.podomatic.com…
Episode 59 - The Armor of God
Oct 31 • 34 min
Cytel Schults uses her own experience and her infectiously positive personality to give some excellent ideas for making the Armor of God fully operational in our lives. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on…
Episode 58 - Our Divine Heritage
Oct 28 • 35 min
Amy Rasmussen talks about some incredible experiences and insights gained from them that can teach all of us the true value of our divine heritage. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on…
Freedom in Music VIII - How Great Thou Art
Oct 26 • 10 min
In memory of my precious wife, Lorraine, an incredible arrangement of her favorite hymn. I love you honey, I always will. Email [email protected] with any questions. Please click that “follow” link on paulpulsipher.podomatic.com if you like what you…
Episode 57 - Following the Prophet
Oct 24 • 49 min
Cindy Latimore relates the blessings of the restoration of the gospel in her life to the freedom she has felt through following their counsel and bearing testimony of that through her art. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what…
Episode 56 - Hope
Oct 21 • 40 min
Patrick Risk has a fantastic story of hope from his own life and in this episode gives so many reason why the freedom of hope is strong, real and always within reach. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Freedom in Music VII - No Man Is An Island
Oct 19 • 10 min
The song featured this time isn’t an original, nor a specifically spiritual song, but it has some awesome gospel truth in it as well, including that no one should ever be on their own in their struggles. Email [email protected] with any questions.…
Episode 55 - Unity
Oct 17 • 37 min
Becky Mackintosh gives some excellent examples from her own life experience as well as observations of others about what does and does not work to make us free through Christ-like unity, especially when deeply held personal differences make such unity…
Episode 54 - Christ Centered Relationships
Oct 14 • 53 min
Mike Ramsey gives powerful lessons from poignant, complex experiences within his own relationships that taught him what it means to center them on Jesus Christ’s example. For more information about Mike’s book, visit:…
Episode 53 - Consistency in Paying it Foward
Oct 10 • 45 min
Randall McNeely has some great examples of why establishing a habit of paying it forward with kindness is an especially freeing habit. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe…
Episode 52 - General Conference, A Focus on Christ
Oct 8 • 28 min
In this episode I address how and why Jesus Christ is always the central focus of General Conference and talk about ways to stay free from the adversary’s influence by applying counsel from prophets and apostles in our daily habits. Email…
Episode 51 - Book of Mormon Part I: Covenants
Oct 3 • 76 min
The folks at Color My Media are back! Nancy James gives some powerful insights and personal experience into the freedom we find through covenants taught and shown in the Book of Mormon, on both the micro and macro scale of our lives. To See more of Mike…
Episode 50 - Cleanliness
Sep 30 • 49 min
Brandon Hart talks about his efforts to combat moral filth that degrades homes and families by helping provide more clean content in their homes through protecting against adversarial forces. You can take a look at Brandon’s work at…
Freedom in Music VI - He Believes in Me
Sep 28 • 8 min
For anyone out there who feels like they are being drowned by perpetual trial and need a mental/emotional boost, this song came from a place where I felt the exact same thing. Hopefully it help you. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you…
Episode 49 - Blessings of Zion
Sep 26 • 77 min
David Warwick returns with some excellent advice about purifying our hearts so we can receive the same freedom of revelation and counselling with our Savior as ancient prophets did, and even more! Email [email protected] with any questions. If you…
Episode 48 - Spiritual Gifts
Sep 24 • 62 min
Bridget Cook Burch has blown my mind with the light and love she has for people and gloriously empowers listeners in this episode to seek for a develop spiritual gifts! This is a must listen! You can find more of Bridget’s work on bridgetinspires.com…
Freedom in Music V - Peace In The Storm
Sep 21 • 10 min
This song was originally dedicated to victims of the horde of natural disasters in late 2017, but applies to all of us on a spiritual level. Jesus is our peace in the storm Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in…
Episode 47 - Judgement
Sep 19 • 36 min
Brett Fleming gives some helpful insights about when and how to judge in a way that is freeing and when to stop making hasty or unfair judgments about ourselves or others. Here is the link to the talk Brett used:…
Episode 46 - Teaching
Sep 16 • 41 min
Rebekah Plourde has personally seen the benefits of teaching in the Savior’s way, both in religious and secular circumstances. She gives some awesome tips for expanding our scope of influence by being genuinely interested in the well being of those we…
Freedom in Music IV - Teachings of Jesus
Sep 15 • 7 min
Another original song that reflects how I feel about the value of finding freedom through staying consistent with spiritual habits and feasting on things that last forever. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in…
Episode 45 - Humility
Sep 12 • 34 min
Brandt Gibson gives some excellent examples what humility really means and thoughts about how to know you are humble and still be humble and allow humility to truly set you free. This is the episode of the Extreme Genes podcast he was on:…
Episode 44 - Organization and Balance
Sep 9 • 44 min
Allena Raymant has some good experience learning and practicing good time management and organizational skills from both a spiritual and temporal perspective, including being guided is our day to day routines by the Holy Ghost as needed. Clarification…
Freedom In Music III - I Stand All Amazed
Sep 8 • 8 min
I Stand All Amazed played a pivotal part in the development of my own faith in and testimony of Jesus Christ and His role as our Savior and Redeemer. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget…
Episode 43 - Righteous Motivation
Sep 5 • 41 min
Michael R. Hicks shares some fantastic benefits to working towards doing good things for the right reason and some helpful tips to get to that point. Here are links to the talks from which some of Michael’s quotes were taken. from Russell T. Osguthorpe:…
Episode 42 - Knowledge
Sep 2 • 45 min
Livia Mendenhall Pewtress has learned from experimentation and personal Livia Mendenhall Pewtress has learned from experimentation and personal searching how to make the knowledge we obtain truly serve us, free us and help change who we are to become…
Freedom in Music II - Like Him
Aug 31 • 8 min
The song “Like Him” is meant to express a zealous desire to abandon all things of the world and simply live a Celestial Christ-like life. There is always more freedom in a Christ-like life. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like…
Episode 41 - Reaching Our Power and Potential
Aug 29 • 38 min
Jeff Griffin has lots of practice becoming free by overcoming personal barriers he was told he could not overcome, but did it anyways with his faith in himself and most importantly his Savior Jesus Christ. Email [email protected] with any questions.…
Episode 40 - Mercy in Disguise
Aug 26 • 79 min
At the advice of a previous guest, this is the story of Lorraine and I, our lives, our struggles, our triumphs and the INCREDIBLE things God has taught us. I just realized I forgot to talk about my journey with the piano in this as well. I was crazy…
Freedom In Music I - Strong and Of A Good Courage
Aug 24 • 10 min
For the first Freedom in Music Episode, a song about facing opposition, stress and the screaming demands of the natural man and the world with courage. Always remember that anything holy is more important than our fears. Email [email protected] with…
Episode 39 - Prayer
Aug 22 • 56 min
Tom Obenchain has some quite powerful tips regarding prayer from his own experience and from words of prophets, including how to make praying more fulfilling to us personally. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in…
Episode 38 - Family
Aug 19 • 52 min
Mechelle McDermott uses the wisdom and heart she has gained from both very sacred and very disturbing experiences to give us ideas and encouragement to strengthen our families in a day where family is attacked from all fronts. Email…
Episode 37 - Faith
Aug 15 • 63 min
Having a background with a wide variety and depth of experience, David Warwick relays some absolutely incredible events from his own life, how they strengthened his faith and how anyone can have the faith to be free from cares of the mortal world. Email…
Episode 36 - When Healing Doesn’t Come
Aug 14 • 59 min
Between Amy Keim and Elisha Ransom and I we were able to identify several ways and reasons for you to feel like you’re never alone and there is always joy to be found somewhere, no matter the scope, intensity or duration of your pain and trial. You can…
Episode 35 - Kindness
Aug 8 • 37 min
From across the world in Vietnam, Aiden Noland shares some super awesome experiences that taught him how freeing a little kindness can really be, especially to those who are hard to be kind to. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like…
Episode 34 - The Sacrament
Aug 7 • 49 min
Pamela Beagley Ackerman has such wonderful insights and a powerful testimony of the freedoms we find through the sacrament. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe on any of…
Episode 33 - Mental Illness
Aug 1 • 32 min
A tenor for the The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, Michael Young provides some valuable life lessons and tips for finding freedom through and even because of the darkest moments for those with mental illness. Email [email protected] with any…
Episode 32 - Music Revisted: It’s Power to Heal
Jul 29 • 54 min
Critically acclaimed pianist and composer Paul Cardall discusses the many freeing benefits of music through healing as it invokes introspection, joy, peace and even humor. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 31 - Chastity
Jul 24 • 62 min
Dawn Hawkins joins with Oaklan Paul Davidsen to talk about Chastity, overcoming sexual addiction, the dangers the sex industry poses to everyone (even those who aren’t even involved with it) and how to become free from it’s destructive effects. Links to…
Episode 30 - Being a Good Example
Jul 22 • 33 min
In this episode, David Palmer talks about being a good example by relating some of his experiences with his father, as a father, and working with youth and turning to our perfect example, Jesus Christ. Email [email protected] with any questions. If…
Episode 29 - Truth
Jul 18 • 34 min
As an advocate of compassion and truth, Julie Lee gives some great insights from her experiences with receiving truth from God tailored to the individual. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t…
Episode 28 - Preparedness
Jul 15 • 42 min
Vickigene Howard relates some powerful experiences that taught her how spiritual and temporal preparedness gave her the freedom to endure hard things in ways that otherwise would not have been possible. Email [email protected] with any questions. If…
Episode 27 - Honesty
Jul 11 • 43 min
Julie Hatch helps show us the benefits of honesty as sort of a child virtue of integrity and illustrates how absolute honesty is a self-liberating standard to live by. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 26 - Patience
Jul 8 • 35 min
Chad Daybell recalls some effective lessons he learned in life about patience in waiting a long time to see the Lord’s promises happen and gives good advice for others seeking to find peace in waiting on the Lord’s timing. Correction: I mentioned the Time…
Specials Week - Religion and LGBTQ, a Healing Conversation with Dennis Schleicher
Jul 6 • 86 min
In a longer episode, Dennis Schleicher gives some particularly unique insight into creating a healing, peaceful conversation about balancing LGBTQ rights and Religious Freedom. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in…
Specials Week - Independence Day
Jul 4 • 17 min
Some observations from my life, the lives of my ancestors, the scriptures and people today about the liberty we enjoy today in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you…
Specials Week - Canadian Centennial Celebration
Jul 1 • 78 min
Paul Cantlon, Sisters Annie Johnson and Carolyn Andrew, Elders Lilo Clark and Tyler Larson and I discuss ways that the influence of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has helped set all Canadian’s free as a result 100 years of missionary work…
Episode 25 - Agency and Liberty
Jun 27 • 32 min
Valerie Steimle provides some unique perspective about what it means to have and maintain personal and societal liberty and making choices that enhances that liberty. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 24 - Grace
Jun 24 • 45 min
Leo Winegar relates his personal journey to understanding the grace of God, what it is, what it means, how to feel it and why we need it. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to…
Episode 23 - Being a Peacemaker
Jun 20 • 40 min
Jason Mow’s service for the United States as a soldier and a police officer give him a special perspective on what being a peacemaker really means from both an offensive and defensive point of view. Jason also does motivational speaking all over the…
Episode 22 - Virtue
Jun 17 • 51 min
Fantastic insights given by Kary Ann Hoopes about the benefits as well as personal, familial and societal freedom we find in a “return to virtue” Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to…
Bonus Father’s Day Episode
Jun 16 • 24 min
Some of my own thoughts about Father’s day and ways that my own dad succeeded gloriously :) LOVE YOU DAD! Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe on any of the apps listed in…
Bonus Episode - Asperger’s & Autism
Jun 15 • 45 min
Melanie Gibb relates some of her personal experience with both a father and a son who struggle with it and how she has come to see that experience as a liberating thing. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 21 - Leadership
Jun 13 • 39 min
Having served in several leadership positions, Kurt Francom gives several observations and ideas about what it means to find freedom both from leading others righteously and being lead by others along side Jesus Christ. Email [email protected] with…
Episode 20 - Diligence
Jun 10 • 40 min
Need a boost in motivation? Alicia Blickfeldt explains the benefits of being diligent by giving some really helpful perspective from her own struggles and staying the course in the midst of unrelenting opposition. Email [email protected] with any…
Episode 19 - Gratitude
Jun 6 • 46 min
Kevin Clayson gives some really good ideas about how to have more legitimate joy by controlling the narrative in our minds, steering it towards light and then doing something about it. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you…
Episode 18 - Creation
Jun 3 • 35 min
Change of plans, on short notice, Jami Hudson does a great job discussing how an appreciation and respect for all of God’s creation makes life easier to live and teaches us valuable lessons. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like…
Episode 17 - Education
May 30 • 42 min
Emily Johnson May explains the professional, personal and familial benefits of her education and the blessings God has brought into her life through the learning process. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 16 - Charity
May 27 • 40 min
Tammy Tarr talks about her personal experience in seeking to gain Charity, the pure love of Christ, and has some really good suggestions from that experience for everyone. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 15 - Genealogy
May 23 • 36 min
Having a great deal of experience with genealogy herself, Kimberly Jo Smith gives some ideas about some unique ways that it can be a freeing force in our lives. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode,…
Episode 14 - Following The Guidance of the Holy Ghost
May 20 • 51 min
Quite the productive discussion with David Perry about the importance and benefits of learning to discern and follow the Holy Ghost especially when it’s hard to do. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this…
Episode 13 - Righteous Exercise of Priesthood
May 17 • 38 min
Kristi Davis relates some great observations about how Priesthood power has blessed and enabled her to become more free to be the better person she wants to be. She also runs the Stumbling As I Follow podcast so check that one out, too! Email…
Episode 12 - Fun Vs. Joy
May 15 • 32 min
Having had plenty of experience with finding joy in good and rough times in her life, Ganel-Lyn Condie provides some helpful suggestions from her own life for how to find freedom in true, divine joy. Email [email protected] with any questions. If…
Bonus Episode: Mother’s day 2019
May 12 • 23 min
Some of my own thoughts and feelings about mothers, specifically my awesome mom and my amazing wife. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe on any of the apps listed in the…
Episode 11 - Wholesome Music
May 9 • 38 min
Garth W Smith, a well known pianist and composer, discusses the creative musical process and illustrates how uplifting music can come from many different places and is all inspired of God. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what…
Episode 10 - Technology
May 6 • 52 min
From Color My Media, Mike James relates personal experiences and goals that clearly illustrate the benefits of technology, both for combating dark forces and simply doing good for others. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what…
Episode 9 - Scripture Study
May 3 • 41 min
Kelly Paul Merrill talks about understanding the scriptures better and making your time in the scriptures more useful for you. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe on any of…
Episode 8 - The Love of God
Apr 26 • 40 min
Ever feel like you have a hard time feelings God’s love in your life? Amy Kraync gives insights that can help you find it again as she relates it to free will and His role as our parent Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what…
Episode 7 - Righteous Parenting
Apr 20 • 40 min
Grammy Nominated Violinist Jenny Oaks Baker relates some helpful personal insight from her experience as a mother, helping her children find their own freedom and finding her own freedom through the example of her parents. Email [email protected]
Episode 6 - Meekness
Apr 18 • 51 min
From Waterloo, Ontario, Michael Clifton gives some helpful insights on ways we can become meek and how attaining such an attribute makes us more like Christ. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode,…
Episode 5 - Lessons and Blessings from Trials
Apr 11 • 43 min
Kylie James discusses some of the experiences that have taught her how to be thankful for difficulties and become happy and free independent of circumstances. Correction: The quote I tried to paraphrase claiming it was from Bill Cosby was actually by…
Episode 4 - Personal Revelation and Discernment
Apr 5 • 46 min
Coming from a multi-religious background, Amanda Fallows talks about how she learned to discern and receive personal revelation and how that assisted her in her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Email [email protected]
Episode 3 - Helping The Poor and The Needy
Mar 28 • 36 min
Rydge Mulford discusses helping those in need by relating a different perspective of the parable of the Good Samaritan and Ministering. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe…
Episode 2 - Forgiving Those Most Difficult To Forgive
Mar 22 • 26 min
A conversation with the Blogger Jeremy Goff about Forgiving those who are most difficult to forgive. Email [email protected] with any questions. If you like what you hear in this episode, don’t forget to subscribe on any of the apps listed in the…
Stepping Into Freedom - Intro
Mar 22 • 5 min
A short introduction to the purpose and content of the podcast. Email [email protected] with questions.