Scott Brandley

Finding Your “Why” When Deciding to Serve a Mission: Nathan Gewondjan’s Story

In this episode, Nathan Gewondjan shares how certain trials and events on his mission helped him to find his “why” and reignite his passion and purpose for the gospel, ultimately leading him to start the “Called to Serve” podcast and write the book, “Finding Your Why – How to Get the Most Out of Your…

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From Agnostic to LDS – One Woman’s Inspiring Conversion: Meka Reed’s Story

In this episode, Meka Reed tells about her inspiring conversion story of how she went from being agnostic to becoming a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Join us as Meka shares some of her difficult trials, blessings, miracles, and even comical adventures that ultimately led her and her family into…

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Growing Up in a Polygamous Family & Learning from Adversity: Liz Watt’s Story

Ever wondered what it’s like growing up in a polygamous family? Or what it takes to leave? In this episode, Liz Watts shares her extraordinary journey growing up in a polygamous family in Utah. A journey marked by clashes with societal norms, struggles with identity, and grappling with faith, Liz’s story is one of resilience…

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Discovering the Power of Empathy and Forgiveness: Kellen Winslow’s Story

When Kellen Winslow was a young boy his father went to prison for a crime he didn’t commit. This eventually led him to a career in forensic psychology, where he helps to counsel and rehabilitate abusers and offenders. Can an abuser truly be forgiven?  Discover how Kellen navigates the difficult challenges of counseling people who…

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Life Lessons Learned From Reuniting 1,000’s of Lost Families: Troy Dunn’s Story

In this episode, Troy Dunn, also known as “The Locator”, has spent most of his life helping people to fulfil one of their greatest wishes – being reunited with their lost loved ones. Having spent many years on TV and in the limelight, Troy has remained a faithful member of the church, and shares several…

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The Incredible Power of Love and How It Can Save Lives: Bob Rees’ Story

In this episode, Bob Rees shares his touching story of growing up in the great depression, being abandoned by his mother as a child, put in foster care, and then rescued by his father when he came back from the war. As he grew up, he joined the church and became a faithful member, having…

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Finding Faith, Strength, and Blessings in the Face of Tragedy: Mariann Gudac’s Story

After 3 heartbreaking miscarriages, Mariann Gudac was at her emotional breaking point. But through a series of unexpected events and blessings, her and her husband received a precious gift – a baby daughter named Whitney. After Whitney was grown and had a baby of her own, she started having terrible dreams that they were going…

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Breaking the Chains of Addiction and Finding Redemption: Michael Slade’s Story

Have you ever found yourself trapped in the clutches of addiction, feeling powerless and beyond redemption? On today’s episode, we share an inspiring conversation with Michael Slade, a man who found the strength to break free from the chains of addiction and rebuild his life. Michael’s story of overcoming his past and reconnecting with his…

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Witnessing Miracles in the Lives of the Youth: Bryce & Jennie Allen’s Story

In this episode, Bryce and Jennie Allen share their experience of an unforgettable Youth Conference in St. Louis, and some incredible miracles that changed their lives and the lives of those who attended. Their story shows just how much God loves the youth, and how sometimes, when things look bleak or even impossible to us,…

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How Searching for Truth in Strange Places Strengthened His Faith: Daniel Adams’ Story

We all take different path’s to find truth – Daniel’s path is a bit more unconventional than most. Growing up as an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Daniel tried to do what’s right, but an accumulation of life’s challenges, trials, and struggles left him with questions that he felt…

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