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, …

781-782: A Final Evening with Grant Palmer – Joseph Smith’s Possible Treason and Concubinage, Restoring Christ, and Q&A

John Dehlin Book of Mormon, Church History, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith, Politics, Polygamy, Top 10 Church History 11 Comments

In this two-part episode we sit down a final time with Grant Palmer to discuss the release of his final book: Restoring Christ: Leaving Mormon Jesus for Jesus of the …

697-699: Celebrating the Life of Grant Palmer

John Dehlin Church History, Disciplinary Councils, Ex-Mormon Stories, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith 13 Comments

In this three-part interview, we honor Grant Palmer, former LDS seminary/institute instructor, and author of “An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins” – which provides a plausible explanation for how the …

449: The Three Interfaith Amigos on the Past, Present, and Future of Religion

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Jesus Christ, Johns Favorites, Top 25, Top 25 Faithful 15 Comments

Today we conclude our four-part interview series with the Three Interfaith Amigos: Rabbi Ted Falcon, Imam Jamal Rahman, and Pastor Don Mackenzie.  During this episode, we discuss the past, present, …

446: Pastor Don Mackenzie on Progressive Christianity

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Jesus Christ, Top 25 Faithful 2 Comments

In part 1 of a 4-part series, Pastor Don Mackenzie of the Three Interfaith Amigos shares his views on progressive Christianity. Pastor Don Mackenzie, PhD, is devoting himself to interfaith …

424-425: Rachel Held Evans and A Year of Biblical Womanhood

Heather Olson Beal Book Club, Jesus Christ 10 Comments

As the 9th feature of our Mormon Stories Book Club series, we feature Rachel Held Evans and her book A Year of Biblical Womanhood.  Rachel Held Evans, from Dayton, Tennessee, …

239-243: Jared Anderson – An Academic Introduction to the New Testament

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith, New Listeners 199 Comments

In this 5-part series, Brian Johnston (StayLDS.com) interviews Jared Anderson.  Jared is finishing his Ph.D. in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, focusing on the …

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 …