919-923: Roger Hendrix PT. 1- Stories from a CES Director, Mission President, and Trustee for Deseret Trust Company

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In this edition of Mormon Stories we visit with Roger Hendrix – possibly the highest ranking and most well-connected LDS church leader interviewed on Mormon Stories Podcast to date.  In …

845-847: Tom Christofferson – That We May Be One

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Our special Christmas Morning release on Mormon Stories Podcast includes an interview with Tom Christofferson about his book “That We May Be One.” Tom shares the story of voluntary excommunication …

812-814: Wealth and Corporate Power – D. Michael Quinn

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These episodes of Mormon Stories include a recording of our live interview on 10/23/17 with renowned author, Dr. D. Michael Quinn, author of the final volume of the “Mormon Hierarchy” …

732: Scott Duke and his meeting with Elder Christoffel Golden Jr.

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As part of our series on meetings with Mormon General Authorities, we interview Scott Duke.  Scott met with Elder Christoffel Golden of the Seventy November 15, 2012. In this episode, …

689-690: LDS Church Growth or Decline in 2016? Featuring Dr. Ryan Cragun and Dr. Rick Phillips

John Dehlin General Authorities, Missionary Work 44 Comments

Is the LDS Church in decline, or one of the fastest growing churches in the world? In this episode sociologists Ryan Cragun and Rick Phillips reviewed LDS Church growth statistics …

BONUS: M. Russell Ballard Regional Broadcast – 9-11-2016

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M. Russell Ballard Regional Broadcast – 9-11-2016. Audio below.

BONUS: Dallin H. Oaks Addresses the Mormon LGBT Suicide Epidemic

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Note: If you or anyone you love is at risk for suicide, please refer to these valuable tips on preventing LGBT suicide. Speaker: Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Apostles for the Church …

BONUS: Elder Dallin H. Oaks on Religious Freedom (and Mormon LGBT Suicide)

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Speaker: Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Title: The Free Exercise of Religion in Our Time Date: February 9 2016 Location: Johns Hopkins …

588-589: Laura Roper Andreasen – Granddaughter of LDS Apostle M. Russell Ballard

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, General Authorities 108 Comments

Laura Roper Andreasen is the granddaughter of LDS Apostle M. Russell Ballard.  Recently Laura resigned her membership in the LDS Church after struggling unsuccessfully for decades to find happiness and health as …

576-578: LDS General Conference October 2015 Review – Three More White Males from Utah and the Ponderize Fiasco

John Dehlin General Authorities, Race, Women & Feminism 113 Comments

In this episode an EPIC panel reviews the October 2015 General Conference wherein: The LDS Church misses an incredibly important opportunity to fill 3 vacancies in the quorum of the …

Extra: Elder Ballard’s 9/13/2015 Utah South Area Talk

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An audio recording of Elder Ballard’s 9/13/2015 Utah South Area Talk. The text of this talk can be found here. Media coverage of the talk can be found here. Some concerns …

Bonus: “The Boise Rescue” – Elder Oaks and Richard Turley Speak in Boise on June 13th, 2015

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Below you will find an audio recording of a meeting held June 13th, 2015 — which some are calling the “Boise Rescue.”  During this three-stake meeting in Boise, Idaho, Elder …

493-494; 497-499b: Brent Metcalfe – Early Years, Mark Hofmann, the Salamander Letter, the Bombings, the Book of Abraham, and Life After Mormonism

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Few people had more of a front-row seat than Brent Metcalfe to the goings-on surrounding Mark Hofmann, the “Salamander Letter,” and the tragic events of October 1985 — what would …