Dan Conway is a bishop in Newcastle, in northeast England, and has also served as an elders quorum president. He served a mission to Scotland, and works as a digital marketing executive. In this episode Dan walks us through his crisis of faith prior to being called as bishop, and how that affected how he leads now.

Episode Summary

  • 5:45 Mission to Scotland
  • 8:45 Faith crisis
  • 14:40 Reading and praying didn’t work as a solution
  • 19:20 Call as Elders Quorum president in the midst of a faith crisis
  • 21:50 Finding the answers to his questions
  • 28:30 Experience bearing his testimony of Joseph Smith
  • 31:15 Becoming the bishop after a faith crisis
  • 43:45 Understanding that people can change and become better
  • 46:15 First year as a bishop
  • 51:20 How he does ward council: short meetings every other week, then visits
  • 56:35 Using an agenda and PPIs
  • 1:01:00 Visiting people after ward council
  • 1:04:00 PPIs

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