1412-1413: When A Mormon Bishop Falls In Love with a Single Mother – Matthew & Elizabeth Shakespear

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Part 1: What Happens When a Mormon Bishop Loses His Faith – Matthew & Elizabeth Shakespear Pt. 1 Part 2: What Happens When a Mormon Bishop & Single Mom Fall …

1407: Mormon Faith Crisis Stake Fireside: Patrick Mason in Logan/Cache Valley, Utah (2021)

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Re-Recorded Version with Commentary (Less angry, less unhinged, de-caffeinated – Take 2): Original, Un-edited Fireside.  No Commentary. Today I share (and provide reactions to) a recent fireside given on February …

1405-1406: Sandra Tanner – Reflections on Mark Hofmann and “Murder Among the Mormons”

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Part 1: Sandra shares her memories and experiences with Mark Hofmann. Part 2: Sandra shares her reflections on “Murder Among the Mormons.” This week Mormonism and the world (basically) have …

1339-1341: Dr. Robert Ritner – An Expert Egyptologist Translates the Book of Abraham

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URGENT: Dr. Ritner is facing kidney failure and is in need of a living donor to secure his life and continued research. If you can help, please contact Dana McClain, Northwestern …

1321-1327: The Excommunication of Mormon Bishop Sam Pinson and his Family in Ammon, Idaho

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Every once in a while we have an epic, multi-part Mormon Stories Podcast episode about a family who experiences a faith crisis together — wherein multiple family members (including some …

1298-1307: Mormon Faith Crisis Retreat

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Twenty-ish years ago I began trying to support Mormons in faith crisis.  Fifteen-ish years ago I began collaborating with Marriage/Family/Sex Therapist Natasha Helfer Parker to provide structured workshops to Mormons …

1282-1286: Kalin Orgill Organ – Losing and Finding One’s Self in Search of Truth

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Periodically on Mormon Stories Podcast I try to interview “normal” or everyday Mormons about their faith journey – and in every case these “normal” Mormons turn out to be extraordinarily …

1177-1179: David Ostler: Bridges – Ministering to Those Who Question

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Join us now as we interview David Ostler, author of the new book “Bridges – Ministering to Those Who Question.” In Part 1 we will hear David’s story – focusing …

1159-1165: Anthony Miller – On Thoughtful and Graceful Reconstruction After Mormon Orthodoxy

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Anthony Miller is widely known across post- and progressive- Mormon internet communities for his thoughtful contributions on faith, spirituality, religion, scripture, and relationships. Anthony has presented at multiple Sunstone Symposium …

744: “Broken Open” by Margi Dehlin

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In this episode Margi Dehlin shares an essay she recently wrote dealing with heartbreak, resilience, and intimacy entitled “Broken Open.” The text of the poem is available below.     Broken …

701-704: Kim Sandberg Turner – Navigating a Mormon faith transition as a Woman of a Certain Age

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Kim Sandberg Turner is the founder of Women of a Certain Age (WOCA) – a network of support communities for 40+ post-Mormon women.  In this four part episode, Kim discusses: Part …

700: How the LDS Quorum of Twelve Apostles Think – Enemies List and “Area Business Weekends”

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In this episode, an all-star panel reviews a recently leaked presentation created by the quorum of the twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The presentation …

691-692: Noah Rasheta, Founder of SecularBuddhism.com

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Noah Rasheta is the CEO of iStabilizer, and the founder of Secular Buddhism podcast. Noah was raised in the LDS church with a U.S.-born father and a Mexican-born mother – living …

673-674: Jesse Stay – Former LDS Church Social Media Lead

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Jesse Stay worked for three years as leader of the LDS Church’s social media initiatives. He was the first LDS Church employee with the name “social media” in his title.  His …

653-656: Omar and Nancy Kader – The Journey of a Palestinian Boy Raised in Utah and His Amazing Wife

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Dr. Omar Kader was born in Provo, Utah to Palestinian immigrants. HIs father was a devout Muslim and a disabled World War I vet who owned a successful Provo fruit …

638-639: Dr. Thomas Murphy on the Book of Mormon, DNA, His Cancelled Disciplinary Council, and Native American Anthropology

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In 2002 anthropologist Thomas Murphy, Ph.D. published the first peer reviewed academic journal article on DNA and the Book of Mormon, demonstrating that DNA evidence (at the time) did not …

BONUS: Reply All Podcast Episode #55 – “The Line”

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Episode #55 of “The Line” Podcast February 18, 2016 “I was so thirsty and hungry after the truth, my whole body aching for answers.” Hans Mattsson, LDS Church leader 2000-05 …