Dr. Henry ''Hank'' Smith

Dr. Henry ''Hank'' Smith

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Welcome to followHIM, a weekly podcast dedicated to helping individuals and families to come unto Christ with the Come, Follow Me Curriculum.
We are Hank Smith and John Bytheway. We love to learn. We love to laugh. We want to learn and laugh with you as together we follow HIM.

 

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EPISODE 29 – Alma 30-31

July 15 – July 21

Dr. Brent Top

“The Virtue of the Word of God”

Part I

How do we recognize anti-Christian rhetoric? Dr. Brent Top examines the sophistries and anti-familial tenets advanced by Korihor and how the Book of Mormon exposes the enemies of Christ for the Latter-day Saints.

Part II

Dr. Brent Top continues discussing the sophistries of Korihor, the dangers of self-righteousness, and the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ to cut through the wiles of the Adversary.  

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EPISODE 30 – Alma 32-35

July 22 – July 28

Dr. S. Michael Wilcox

“Plant This Word in Your Hearts”

Part I

Can we approach gaining and keeping a testimony using the Scientific Method? Dr. S. Michael Wilcox weaves science, faith, and testimony together while examining Alma’s treatise on faith.

Part II

Dr. Wilcox continues to explore the blessings of repentance, the immediacy of forgiveness, and the power of the Book of Mormon in helping the Saints understand Jesus Christ’s love.  

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Finding Jesus Christ in the New Testament is a collection of short yet insightful quotes that are gathered from various acclaimed Bible scholars originally shared on the Follow Him podcast. The book chronologically journeys through the Bible with each scholar highlighting a set of chapters and stories. The scholars repeatedly illuminate the hopeful and omniscient character of Jesus Christ amidst this record of human trial and tribulation. As we strive to see more of Him in their lives, it will help us see more of Him in our lives. Each time you read a quote from this book, you will leave with a new perspective of God, yourself, or the world.

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Finding Jesus Christ in the Old Testament is a collection of short yet insightful quotes that are gathered from various acclaimed Bible scholars originally shared on the Follow Him podcast. The book chronologically journeys through the Bible with each scholar highlighting a set of chapters and stories. The scholars repeatedly illuminate the hopeful and omniscient character of Jesus Christ amidst this record of human trial and tribulation. As we strive to see more of Him in their lives, it will help us see more of Him in our lives. Each time you read a quote from this book, you will leave with a new perspective of God, yourself, or the world.

About followHIM

Do you ever feel that preparing for your weekly Come, Follow Me lesson falls short? Join hosts Hank Smith and John Bytheway as they interview experts to make your study for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Come, Follow Me course not only enjoyable but original and educational. If you are looking for resources to make your study fresh, faithful, and fun–no matter your age–then join us every Sunday. followHIM is produced by Shannon Sorensen and sponsored by David & Verla Sorensen.

Meet The Hosts

Dr. Henry “Hank” Smith

Dr. Hank grew up surrounded by red cliffs in St. George, Utah. He earned a Master’s Degree from Utah State University and a PhD from BYU where he now works as an Assistant Professor. In addition to his work in consulting companies and school districts, Dr. Hank speaks for school assemblies around the country. Dr. Hank has also authored many books and talks on CDs and digital media with Covenant Communications. Dr. Hank and his wife, Sara, currently live in Mapleton, Utah where they love to hike and camp. Dr. Hank says that, “Sara is a miracle, she knows everything about me and still loves me.” They have 5 incredibly adorable children who got their looks from their mother. Hank enjoys the Utah Jazz. No, he REALLY enjoys the Utah Jazz. He also runs marathons and enjoys eating out, which is why he runs marathons.

John Bytheway

John Bytheway was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and he served his mission in the Philippines. Following his mission, he attended the University of Utah and later graduated from BYU with a bachelor’s degree. He was awarded a master’s degree from BYU in Religious Education. John has taught the Book of Mormon at Brigham Young University and the BYU Salt Lake Center since 1996. . He is the author of more than two dozen books and CDs, many of which, he says, are effective non-prescription sleep-aids. John and his wife, Kim, have six children and a completely full SUV, which doubles in value when it’s full of gasoline.

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