'Mormon Land’: Examining the Russell Nelson era, a period of rapid, unexpected change

(Jeremy Harmon | The Salt Lake Tribune) David Noyce, Peggy Fletcher Stack, Tamu Smith, Jana Riess and Patrick Mason record the 100th episode of the Mormon Land podcast on October 4, 2019.

To mark the 100th episode of our “Mormon Land” podcast, an expert panel discussed how a 95-year-old leader is reshaping The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, overhauling prominent policies and sacred ceremonies, loosening some rules while tightening others, even changing how people refer to the religion.

Just Wednesday, he announced a step toward gender equity in the faith, allowing girls and women to act as official witnesses at baptisms and temple sealings.

The guest panel included: