1512: Thriving After Mormon Electroshock Torture – Nate Winterton

Brooklyn Alden Conversion Therapy, Ex-Mormon Stories, Faith Transitions, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Mormon Culture, Mormon Faith Crisis, Mormon Transitions, Podcast, Young Adult/Teens 9 Comments

A strong trigger warning for the following episode for discussions around conversion therapy, descriptions of torture, anorexia, and suicide. Mormon Stories is honored to have conversion therapy survivor, suicide survivor, …

1492-1493: Sexually Assaulted by My Companion as a Mormon Missionary – McKay Johnson

John Dehlin Addiction, Ex-Mormon Stories, Marriage & Family, Mental Health, Missionary Work, Mormon Faith Crisis, Podcast, Sexual Abuse 7 Comments

McKay ‘Spartacus’ Johnson is our guest today for this fantastic two-part Mormon Stories interview. Carah Burrell takes the reins again as lead interviewer as we talk to McKay about battling …

1463: From TBM to RFM – Radio Free Mormon Discusses his Transition from Mormon Apologist to Non-Believer

John Dehlin Apologetics, Ex-Mormon Stories, Faith Transitions, Mormon Faith Crisis, Mormon Transitions, Panel Discussions, Podcast, Spirituality 5 Comments

In Friday’s Mormon Stories Podcast episode, beloved podcaster Radio Free Mormon shares with us his reflections on how he transitioned from a Mormon apologist to a non-believer and critic of …

1448: “Why Mormon Truth Matters” – A Letter to Mormon Apologist Terryl Givens

John Dehlin Apologetics, Church History, Community, Mormon Culture, Mormon Doctrine, Mormon Faith Crisis, Podcast 50 Comments

In September of 2020, professional Mormon apologists Terryl and Fiona Givens were invited to speak at a Mormon church fireside for the Sunderland England Stake of the Church of Jesus …

1438: A Bishop’s Family Questions Mormonism – Kelly & Kayla Mikesell

John Dehlin Community, Faith Transitions, LGBTQ, Marriage & Family, Mental Health, Mixed-Faith Marriages, Mormon Culture, Mormon Faith Crisis, Mormon Transitions, Podcast, Progressive Mormonism, Sexuality, Women & Feminism 12 Comments

Kelly and Kayla Mikesell are a dynamic step-mother/daughter pair. Only recently did Kelly start to investigate the troubling issues with Mormon history that had been eating away at her children. …

1434: Mormon Influencer Discovers the CES Letter – Haleigh Everts

John Dehlin Disciplinary Councils, Ex-Mormon Stories, Faith Transitions, Mormon Culture, Mormon Faith Crisis, Mormon Transitions, Podcast, Women & Feminism 16 Comments

After converting to Mormonism as a teen and attending BYU, Haleigh Evert’s relationship with the Mormon church grew unfulfilling and complicated. After leaving the church for a time, Haleigh came …