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The LDS Podcast that brings inspirational stories to light.

Every member has a compelling story that can brighten the lives of others. We bring those stories to life, and empower people just like you to boldly share their shining light with the rest of the world.


Our Episodes

Tune in every Sunday morning to either watch
or listen to the latest Latter-Day Lights podcast.

Love, Loss, and the Promised Blessing of an Eternal Family: Angel Coates’ Story

In this episode, Angel Coates shares the heartbreaking loss of losing her husband to a tragic car accident, and how her and her family were able to lean on their knowledge of the gospel and the promise of eternal families to give them peace....

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Living on the Run and Receiving Pinpoints of Light: April Giauque’s Story

Have you ever been on the run for your life?  In this episode, April Giaugue shares her gripping story of marrying a husband with Schizophrenia, and living for years in a difficult and dangerous world that constantly blurred the lines between reality and fantasy....

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From Video Game Addiction to Serving God: Grant Johnson’s Story

In this episode, Grant Johnson, a psychology student from Southern Virginia University, opens up about his battle with video game addiction and how it affected the world around him, including his mood, motivation, relationships, and even his view of reality. Fortunately, Grant was able...

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From Catholic to LDS: Dr. Fred Dodini’s Search for Additional Truth and Light

From a young age growing up in a Catholic home, Fred had strong desires to become a priest, but several years into his studies he realized that he had a lot more questions than answers. Fortunately, through a series of inspired events, Fred was...

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Finding Humor and Hope in Adversity: Brian Boyd’s Story

Ever wonder how laughter can be a lifeline in the midst of mental health struggles? Join us as we sit down with Brian Boyd, a substitute teacher whose humor and resilience have made him a beloved figure in his community. Brian opens up about...

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God Loves Us and Blesses Our Efforts: Jordan Robin’s Story

In this episode, Jordan Robins shares his story of growing up as a young man dealing with seizures and depression, and how God helped to strengthen him in his darkest moments. Jordan also reflects on various experiences throughout his life where he has been...

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Show Hosts

Meet Scott Brandley and Alisha Coakley – two long-time friends who never thought they would ever do a podcast.  Here’s to thinking…


Scott Brandley

I’m a husband, father, Latter-Day Saint, business owner, wannabe golfer, philanthropist, podcaster, and author.

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Alisha Coakley

I’m a proud mom of 3, wife, business woman, Leukemia survivor, music lover, podcaster, Latter-Day Saint, author, and coach.

Do you have a story you would like to share?

Now is the time to stand up and share your light!

If you submit your story and we interview you on the show, you will have the opportunity to inspire thousands of members on your very own video and audio podcast episode!  In addition, your story may be considered for publication in an upcoming version of ‘Latter-Day Lights’ – an inspirational book of short stories – to shine your light even further and brighter.

Whether you have experienced personal challenges, overcome difficult trials, have a unique conversion story, or want to share something special, funny, or entertaining that you think will uplift other members and bring them closer to the Savior, we want to hear about it!

Please fill out the short form below, and we will be in touch!

Scott and Alisha