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

Mormon Stories General Authorities, Mormon Culture, Top 10 Exmormon, Top 10 Progressive, Top 25, Top Mormon Faith Crisis Stories 59 Comments

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 …

824-825: Weird Alma’s Mormon Parodies

Mormon Stories Ex-Mormon Stories, Mormon Culture 3 Comments

A new album of Mormon parodies has been released. The album is called “Straight Outta Cumorah” and the artist jokingly refers to himself as Weird Alma. In this episode of …

793-795: An Interview with Lex de Azevedo

Mormon Stories Faith Promoting Stories, Mormon Culture, Top 25 Faithful 39 Comments

In these episodes, we interview Lex de Azevedo —  son of Alyce King of The King Sisters. Lex served as a musical director for The Sonny & Cher Show, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five, and The Osmonds. He composed the …

788: BYU Athletes, Provo Police, and the Honor Code

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In this episode of Mormon Stories, we hold a panel discussion with Dr. Darron Smith—author of When Race & Religion Collide: Black Athletics at BYU and Beyond, Ryan McKnight—MormonLeaks publisher, and …

750: Creating a Family Culture

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In this episode of Mormon Stories, Margi and John share and discuss their ideas in creating a family culture.  Margi uses the metaphor of a “tower” with 5 building blocks …

636: Rape in Mormon Culture

John Dehlin Mormon Culture, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Top 15 Mental Health, Women & Feminism 43 Comments

In this episode Dr. John Dehlin and Lindsay Hansen Park (Feminist Mormon Housewives, Sunstone, Year of Polygamy, Color of Heaven) host a panel discussion about rape within Mormon culture.  The …

635: Mormons Respond to Tyler Glenn’s Controversial “Trash” Music Video

John Dehlin Excommunication, LGBTQ, Mormon Culture 45 Comments

In this episode five Mormons (Dr. Jana Riess, Samy Galvez, Dr. Kristy Money, Derrick Clements, and Samantha Louise Shelley) discuss, explore, and interpret Tyler Glenn’s new and controversial music video entitled “Trash.” Trash Lyrics.     …

606: Mormonism and the Culture of Fraud with Attorney Mark Pugsley

John Dehlin Current Events, Mormon Culture 77 Comments

In this episode we interview Utah attorney Mark Pugsley.  Mark is a commercial litigator at Ray Quinney & Nebeker, is the founder of the web site UtahSecuritiesFraud.com, and has handled civil disputes, investment …

599: Mindy Gledhill Discusses her Mormon Faith Transition

John Dehlin Mormon Culture, Women & Feminism 14 Comments

This podcast is Part 3 of a Mormon Stories and A Thoughtful Faith Collaboration. Mindy Gledhill is an American indie pop music singer-song writer. She has five albums, the Sum of all Grace, …

540: A Curated Revue of Hilarious Tales from Mormondom (New York City Event)

John Dehlin Current Events, Mormon Culture 7 Comments

This event, organized by Kate Kelly, was held in New York City on Saturday, April 25th, 6:30pm.  Billed as “A Curated Revue of Hilarious Tales from Mormondom,” it entailed a …

504: Professor David Campbell on Politics, Religion and Mormonism

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In this episode of Mormon Stories, J. Nelson-Seawright interviews David Campbell, Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and the founding director of the Rooney Center for …

368: “A Thoughtful Faith” Episode 1 – Greg Prince’s “Manifesto for Change”

John Dehlin Faith Promoting Stories, Mormon Culture, Politics, Women & Feminism 9 Comments

For the inaugural episode of the new “A Thoughtful Faith” podcast, Micah Nickolaisen interviews Greg Prince. Greg is well known for his historical contributions and grassroots activism within the LDS Church, …

345: Dr. Tom Mould–Still the Small Voice: Narrative, Personal Revelation, and the Mormon Folk Tradition

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In this episode, Scott H. interviews Dr. Tom Mould about his recent book: “Still the Small Voice: Narrative, Personal Revelation, and the Mormon Folk Tradition“. Dr. Mould is an associate …

320: Changing Demographics in the Worldwide LDS Church with Matt Martinich of the Cumorah Foundation

John Dehlin Missionary Work, Mormon Culture 9 Comments

In this episode Scott H. interviews Matt Martinich of the Cumorah Foundation. Matt takes us on a tour of the triumphs and challenges of Mormonism throughout the world. Matt’s blog …

299: LDS Bishop Kevin Kloosterman’s Talk on Homosexuals in the LDS Church

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Mormon Culture 116 Comments

While we understand that nuance and context are sometimes difficult to capture in news articles, we are worried that some of the framing in this SL Tribune article (especially the headline) …

203-204: The Mormon Forgery Bombings – The Complex Legacy of Mark Hofmann 25 Years Later

Dan Wotherspoon Book of Mormon, Church History, Mormon Culture 38 Comments

Dan Wotherspoon interviews Allen D. Roberts and Curt Bench about the lasting legacy of Mormon forger, con man, and murderer Mark Hofmann. Exactly twenty-five years ago, on the morning of …