On the 80th episode of The Paul Cardall Podcast, I explore Mormons' positive reputation and the tight-knit LDS community in Utah, touching on historical persecution and the generational impact. Dr. Hanks emphasizes the importance of open communication about values. Both admire the non-paid, assignment-based structure of the LDS Church and discuss historical issues, including polygamy and eternal marriage. The conversation covers declining church activity due to COVID and the accessibility of information online.
On the 79th episode of The Paul Cardall Podcast, I am joined by one of my favorite recording artists and all around good guy, Kenneth Cope. His passion for Jesus and music career has been geared towards Latter-day Saints. They discuss his faith in Jesus Christ that has led to Kenneth creating a dramatic, two-act musical for the stage about the life, ministry, and atonement of Jesus Christ.
Luke Beling and Paul Cardall embark on a riveting discussion about their Luke's artist journey, rooted in the complex backdrop of South Africa during apartheid. Luke's privileged upbringing intersects with friendships transcending racial boundaries, shaping his worldview through music, notably the transformative impact of artists like the Beatles and Paul Simon. His musical evolution dives into African-inspired compositions reflecting poignant tales of tragedy and beauty.
In Part Two of their conversation, Paul Cardall and Peter Breinholt delve into the world of Mormon music and LDS culture. A multi-million dollar industry, Mormon music is relatively unknown. As the Church expanded its membership beyond Utah's borders, so did the audience for recording artists who are members of the LDS Church or create music with Mormon themes. Both Paul and Peter have their roots in Mormonism, which adds depth and insight to this episode, particularly for those unfamiliar with mainstream Mormonism or the LDS Church.
On the 75th episode and Season VI premiere, Utah musician Peter Breinholt and Paul Cardall, raised in the umbrella of Mormonism, explore the history of commercial Mormon music, Latter-Day Saint culture and theology. LDS music is a multi-million dollar industry.
A compelling discussion on the Israel-Hamas conflict with Fouad Masri, founder of Crescent Project. Growing up during the Israeli-Arab conflict, Fouad carried a burden of deep-seated hatred towards Palestinians, Israelis, and those perpetuating violence. Yet, he found a way to navigate these challenging emotions and mental struggles. Tune in to hear how Fouad not only survived but managed to transform his perspective and foster understanding. Don't miss this enlightening conversation.
On the 74th episode and season 5 finale of The Paul Cardall Podcast, host and world renown pianist talks briefly about his music releasing this year; Love One Another, An Evening In Paris, The Shores of Normandy, and his upcoming full length album. The podcast will return this Fall with some incredible guests.
Understanding a common cause of sudden death among athletes with HeartCharged Executives Hannah and Bethany Keime and what these women are doing to bring awareness and legislation to ensure a defibrillator is available in public buildings. All this and more on the 73rd Episode of The Paul Cardall Podcast.