Jack Naneek discusses Mitt Romney’s campaign, the LDS origin story, and how none of it is really that exceptional. It turns out every group feels a little out of it, a little weird, a little abnormal. Turns out, this is totally normal.
Jack Naneek explores literalism, authority, and how some Mormons wish the LDS Church really was a cult. Stories of the Old Testament are examined, foundational history reconsidered, and the writings of Mark Twain mentioned. In the end, we learn Huck Finn might have been right when he decided to stay on the raft with Jim!
Jack Naneek discusses the second half of life. It’s as different from the first half as day is to night. Piano lesson are mentioned, and teaching those in the first half of life is discussed. In the end, we realize our institutions are stuck in the first half of life because they’re supposed to be […]
Jack Naneek examines the little discussed topic of grace. A fictional stake president’s death is used as an illustration. Two churches and two brothers are discussed as are the unexpected roads leading to the celestial kingdom. In the end, the law is seen for what it is: a signpost to deeper experiences of grace.
Jack Naneek explores the technological hijacking. Awakening from the grip of our devices isn’t so different, in turns out, from a more general awakening. Street signs are explored and our worship of them is discussed, as well as some of the sacred cows inside our own religion! In the end we learn the difference between […]
Jack Naneek explores the mind, and how it reconciles the “should be” with the “actually is.” The iron rod, enduring to the end, and life as a test of wills is discussed, but we learn eternal progress trumps all. So whether you’re an orthodox perfectionist, or a disillusioned malcontent, hopefully you’ll realize in the end […]
Jack Naneek tackles church culture and its origins in the story of Lehi and his family. Laman and Lemuel and murmuring are explored and compared to the playing of the “Lord Card.” Two funerals are mentioned, but it isn’t all tears and sadness. In the end, you’ll have a better sense of what your own […]