164-167: Richard Packham and How the LDS Church Creates Unnecessary Enemies

John Dehlin Church History, Ex-Mormon Stories 11 Comments

(Note: Segment 3 of this interview has been removed from the podcast feed — out of respect for the family members involved, and due to legal and other concerns). In …

157-159: How to Improve Your Marriage After One of You Loses Their Testimony

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, Marriage & Family, Mixed-Faith Marriages, Women & Feminism 27 Comments

In this 3-part series, Dan and Laurie Gallagher discuss Laurie’s loss of faith in the LDS Church (while Dan remains a believer), and how that led to an actual strengthening …

139-140: The LDS Conversion and De-Conversion of Heather

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, Marriage & Family, Women & Feminism 44 Comments

This is a 2-part interview with Heather, a friend who converted to the LDS church as a college student in Texas, moved to BYU, married the son of a Stake …

135-136: Mormon Comedian Bengt Washburn Parts 1 and 2

John Dehlin Current Events, Ex-Mormon Stories, Mormon Culture 28 Comments

In this series I interview Mormon comedian Bengt Washburn. Bengt has been featured on television (Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and  The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusen) as well …

126-128: Born Again Mormon Shawn McCraney

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, Jesus Christ 96 Comments

In this episode I interview Shawn McCraney, author of “I was a Born-again Mormon” and host of “Heart of the Matter“, a controversial weekly Christian TV show geared towards LDS …

030-033: An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins — An Interview with Grant Palmer

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Church History, Ex-Mormon Stories, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Top 10 Church History, Top 10 Truth Claims, Top 25 160 Comments

In this episode of Mormon Stories, we interview Grant Palmer–author of the book entitled “An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins.” Grant (M.A., American history, Brigham Young University) is a three-time …