877-880: Brooke Bonham Miller and Josh Miller – Seeking Support from Spencer Fluhman and the Maxwell Institute in a Faith Crisis

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Mormon Faith Crisis, Mormon Transitions 25 Comments

I am incredibly honored and proud to release this important episode of Mormon Stories Podcast. It is an interview with Brooke Bonham Miller (Brooke’s Aunt, Robin Bonham, is on the …

848-851: Mormon Millennial (Neo-) Apologist Jaxon Washburn

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Church History, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful 45 Comments

In this Mormon Stories Podcast episode, we interview millennial apologist Jaxon Washburn. Jaxon is 19 year old, pre-mission Mormon apologist attending Arizona State University. Jaxon was introduced to issues of …

827: Reactions to Terryl and Fiona Givens Firesides, The Christ Who Heals, and Mormon Neo-Apologetics

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Church History, Jesus Christ 54 Comments

In this episode of Mormon Stories, we interview Scott Turley and Carey Foushee who recently attended a Terryl and Fiona Givens Fireside in Arizona. We discuss the Givens’ new book, …

815-817: Neo-Apologetics Pt. 2 with Loyd Ericson and Bert Fuller

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Book Club, Church History 37 Comments

Continuing our Mormon Stories/Mormon Matters podcast series on the Neo-Apologetic movement within Mormonism, John and Dan Wotherspoon interview guests Loyd Ericson and Bert Fuller. This interview focuses on the book …

804-805: An Overview of Mormon Apologetics and Neo-Apologetics

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Church History, Joseph Smith 32 Comments

In part 1 of a Mormon Stories Podcast series on Mormon apologetics, we interview the host of Mormon Matters—Dan Wotherspoon, Brian D. Birch, and Patrick Mason.  In these episodes, the …

785-786: Jon Ogden – Author of “When Mormons Doubt”

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Book Club, Church History, Faith Promoting Stories, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful 25 Comments

In these episodes of Mormon Stories, we interview Jon Ogden—author of When Mormons Doubt.  Jon describes how his faith crisis blossomed during his LDS mission and time at BYU and …

752-753: Derrick Clements – Ethically Navigating the Middle Way of Mormonism

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Faith Promoting Stories, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful 15 Comments

In these episodes of Mormon Stories, we interview Derrick Clements—a new contributor to “The Cheeky Mormon Movie Review” podcast series with Gina Colvin, avid podcaster, and reporter for Provo’s Daily …

711-714: Trevor Haugen meets with Elder Don R. Clarke and LDS church historian Matthew J. Grow

John Dehlin Apologetics, Church History 47 Comments

In this four-part episode, Trevor Haugen shares and analyzes his experience meeting with LDS General Authority Don R. Clarke and LDS church historian Dr. Matthew J. Grow as they attempt …

709-710: MormonLeaks Founders Ryan McKnight and Scott K. Fausett

John Dehlin Apologetics, Church History, Current Events, Ex-Mormon Stories, Joseph Smith, Polygamy 10 Comments

In this two-part episode we interview the founders of MormonLeaks – Ryan McKnight ant Scott K. Fausett.  According to the MormonLeaks web site: MormonLeaks™ is a non profit media organization …

BONUS: Elder Steven E. Snow Candidly Explains Why the LDS Gospel Topics Essays Are Not Publicized by the Church

John Dehlin Apologetics, Church History, Top 5 Response To Essays 64 Comments

Elder Steven E. Snow candidly explains why the LDS Gospel Topics Essays are not publicized by the LDS Church. (Source here.  Date of recording unknown). “Woven into the story, the history …

640: Staying Active in the LDS Church as an Unorthodox Member

John Dehlin Apologetics, Faith Promoting Stories, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful 77 Comments

In this episode Gina Colvin, Ph.D., Dan Wotherspoon, Ph.D., and Thomas McConkie explore the path of staying active in the LDS Church as an unorthodox member.  This episode was recorded live …

596: Bill Reel Discusses His Falling out with FAIR and His Faithful Dissent of LDS Policy

John Dehlin Apologetics, Progressive Mormonism 82 Comments

In this episode former LDS Bishop Bill Reel returns to Mormon Stories to discuss his falling out with the LDS apologetic group FAIR (including his conflict with apologist Brian Hales), …

BONUS: Ken Jennings Denounces LDS Church Policy on Same-Sex Relationships and Children

John Dehlin Apologetics, LGBTQ, Progressive Mormonism 26 Comments

On today’s Savage Lovecast (hosted by Dan Savage), Jeopardy champion and active LDS Church member Ken Jennings publicly denounced the recent LDS Church policy changes regarding same-gender relationships and children.  He …

571: Three Geneticists Respond to the LDS Essay on DNA and the Book of Mormon, and to Apologist Michael Ash

John Dehlin Apologetics, Book of Mormon, Top 10 Truth Claims, Top 25, Top 5 Response To Essays 373 Comments

In this episode, three geneticists respond to the LDS Essay “Book of Mormon and DNA Studies,” and to Apologist Michael Ash’s article entitled “The DNA Challenge to the Book of …

517: Discussing Gender and Mormon Apologetics – With Nancy Ross, Kevin Barney, and Jessica Finnigan

John Dehlin Apologetics, Women & Feminism 9 Comments

The voice of Mormon Apologetics in the past has been predominately male. In this episode we explore the intersection of gender and Mormon Apologetics.  We discuss the reasons that this may be, as well …