John Bytheway was born and raised in Salt Lake City. After serving a full-time mission in the Philippines, he attended the University of Utah, graduated from Brigham Young University, and later earned a master’s degree in Religious Education.

For over 25 years, John has been one of the leading speakers among Latter-Day Saint audiences. Since 1996, John has taught the Book of Mormon courses at BYU and the BYU Salt Lake Center. He is the author of more than two dozen inspirational books and CDs, dozens of full-length talks, and is a co-founder of the Our Turtle House App, as well as co-host of the FollowHim Podcast.


John and his wife, Kim, have six fantastic children and proudly claim the title “grandparents” as their little family continues to grow.


Inspiring Latter-Day Saints around the globe through uplifting books, motivational talks, and an uncanny sense of humor.