751: Reflections of a Mormon/Post-Mormon Activist: Looking Back and Forward

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This episode is a recording of Dr. John Dehlin’s goodbye presentation to Cache Valley Oasis – a secular support community formed in Fall of 2015 in Logan, Utah. In his …

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 …

744: “Broken Open” by Margi Dehlin

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In this episode Margi Dehlin shares an essay she recently wrote dealing with heartbreak, resilience, and intimacy entitled “Broken Open.” The text of the poem is available below.     Broken …

723-726: Noah Rasheta’s Mormon Transition

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In this episode of Mormon Stories, we interview Noah Rasheta — the Executive Director of the Foundation for Mindful Living and host of the Secular Buddhism podcast.  This meaningful and …

707-708: Death, Loss, and Grief

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In this two-part series, we discuss death, loss, and grief. Co-hosts are John and Margi Dehlin.  Today’s Panelists: Emily Celis and Aimee Heffernan.                 Part 1: Part …

701-704: Kim Sandberg Turner, Founder of WOCA – Navigating a Mormon faith transition as a grandparent

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Kim Sandberg Turner is the founder of Women of a Certain Age (WOCA) – a network of support communities for 40+ post-Mormon women.  In this four part episode, Kim discusses: Part …

691-692: Noah Rasheta, Founder of SecularBuddhism.com

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Noah Rasheta is the CEO of iStabilizer, and the founder of Secular Buddhism podcast. Noah was raised in the LDS church with a U.S.-born father and a Mexican-born mother – living …

688: How to Communicate with Orthodox Mormons

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n this episode of Mormon Transitions podcast, we discuss tips on communicating with orthodox/believing Mormons.  Co-hosts are John and Margi Dehlin.  Panelists include Amy Grubbs, Shandi Hill, Brynne and Jared …

687: Introduction of Mormon Transitions Live!

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An introduction to Mormon Transitions Live! podcast, hosted by John and Margi Dehlin.  Panelists on today’s episode include Amy Grubbs, Shandi Hill, Marco Perez and Dan Wotherspoon.

662: Elna Baker’s Mormon Transition

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Elna Baker is the author of the highly acclaimed The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir.  She is also a contributor to the podcast This American Life. …

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

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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

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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

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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 …