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Pentecostalism

From obscure beginnings in the United States to a worldwide movement, the spread of Pentecostalism can be neither ignored nor underestimated.  Join us as we look at the complicated origins of this movement and what it means for the Church today.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 77

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The Mormon Succession Crisis

Following the death of Joseph Smith, Mormonism faced a serious crisis.  Who would be the next leader?  To make matters worse, several contenders stepped forward to claim the spot.  However, Brigham Young would take the lead and begin the next important chapter in Mormon history.  Join us as we discuss the various splinter groups that resulted from this crisis and an overview of the life of Young.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 72

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The Later Life of Joseph Smith

The life of Joseph Smith is a mixture of remarkable success and heartbreaking failure.  Mormonism grows despite tremendous opposition, and Smith dies young at the hands of a mob.  Join us as we conclude the story of Joseph Smith from Ohio to Missouri to Illinois in this next installment of our series on Mormonism.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide
Episode: 49

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The Early Life of Joseph Smith

The impact of Joseph Smith has only grown since his brief life ended. From humble beginnings to the leader of thousands in his time, Joseph Smith is one of the most influential figures in American religion. Today, the Latter Day Saint movement, or Mormonism, has grown to millions of members. Join us as we begin our study of the life of Joseph Smith and his cultural history.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide
Episode: 45

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The Second Great Awakening


Few movements have had a greater impact on American Christianity than the Second Great Awakening. Whether in the way it changed the established churches or brought entirely new movements into existence, it extends into nearly every sphere of American religious life. Join our discussion of the lessons and cautions of this movement as we look at its history, some of the most important figures in it, and how it continues to have enormous influence today.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide
Episode: 27

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