658-660: Dr. Greg Prince – The Life of a Faithful Mormon Scientist and Historian

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Dr. Greg Prince is best known within Mormonism as the author of three books: – Power from on High: The Development of Mormon Priesthood – David O. McKay and the …

650-652: One Ordinary Family’s Extraordinary Mormon Transition

John Dehlin Community, Ex-Mormon Stories, LGBTQ, Marriage & Family, Missionary Work, Mixed-Faith Marriages, Mormon Transitions, Top 25, Top 25 LGBT, Top Mormon Faith Crisis Stories 108 Comments

In this epic, three-part interview with Paul, Lisa, and Kyle, we learn about one ordinary Mormon family’s extraordinary Mormon transition. Topics covered in this episode include: Living as an orthodox …

631-633: Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees

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Tyler Glenn is best known as the lead singer of the multi-platinum alternative pop band Neon Trees. Tyler was raised LDS/Mormon in Temecula, California.  After discovering a love for music in …

594-595: Alison Udall and Mormon Spectrum

John Dehlin Community, Mormon Transitions, Women & Feminism 16 Comments

Alison Udall is the co-founder and main force behind Mormon Spectrum – a web site dedicated to supporting Mormons across the belief spectrum with content and community.  Since the release …

581-582: Steve and Chris Holbrook on Discovering and Growing Healthy Post-Mormon Communities

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In this two-part episode, Steve and Chris Holbrook discuss the following: Part 1: Their early years in the LDS church, their disaffection from the church, and the factors that led …

575: What I’ve Learned from 15+ Years of Mormon Transitioning (UVU August 2015 Presentation)

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A presentation entitled “What I’ve Learned after 15 Years of Mormon Transitioning” delivered by Dr. John Dehlin at Utah Valley University on August 18, 2015.  Sponsored by the Utah Valley …

572: Announcing the Mormon Transitions Project

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A first draft of the vision/strategy for the new “Mormon Transitions” initiative can be found below. Also, for those interested, we will be holding our first Mormon Transitions retreat October …

569-570: Dan Wotherspoon Interviews John Dehlin About His Evolving Perspectives on Mormonism

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In this two-part episode John Dehlin is interviewed by Dan Wotherspoon (of Mormon Matters podcast) about John’s evolving perspectives on Mormonism, post-Mormonism, and about his upcoming “Mormon Transitions” project.

566: Psychologist Dr. Scott Miller on Missions, Mormon Transitions, and Thriving After Mormonism

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, Missionary Work, Mormon Transitions 27 Comments

In this episode we interview Dr. Scott Miller.  Aside from being a world-renowned psychologist, Scott recently penned a fabulous book about his mission experience to Sweden in the 1970s.  The …

531: John Larsen’s Mormon Expression

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, Mormon Transitions 32 Comments

John Larsen is the influential founder and host of Mormon Expression podcast, and of the White Fields Educational Foundation. This is his story.

528: Carson Calderwood – Enduring a Disciplinary Council as a Matter of Conscience

John Dehlin Disciplinary Councils, Excommunication, Mormon Transitions, Progressive Mormonism 133 Comments

Carson Calderwood is an LDS dentist and father of four living in Maple Valley, Washington.  He served an LDS mission in Argentina, married his wife, Marisa, in an LDS temple, …

526-527: John Hamer on Community of Christ as a Church Home for Transitioning Mormons

John Dehlin Church History, Ex-Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Joseph Smith, Mormon Transitions, Progressive Mormonism 23 Comments

Mormon Stories alumnus John Hamer returns to talk about Community of Christ as a viable spiritual home for transitioning Mormons in this two-part video series.  John Hamer was raised LDS, …

507: Free BYU — Religious Freedom and Faith Transition at Church Schools

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has long affirmed the importance of religious freedom, even issuing a press release in 2013 declaring that “it is the right to …