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 …

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

John Dehlin Church History, Faith Promoting Stories, Joseph Smith, Mormon Transitions, New Listeners, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25, Top 25 Faithful 148 Comments

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 …

BONUS: Reply All Podcast Episode #55 – “The Line”

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Ex-Mormon Stories, New Listeners, Top 25 2 Comments

Episode #55 of “The Line” Podcast February 18, 2016 “I was so thirsty and hungry after the truth, my whole body aching for answers.” Hans Mattsson, LDS Church leader 2000-05 …

631-633: Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Ex-Mormon Stories, LGBTQ, Mormon Transitions, New Listeners, Top 10 Exmormon, Top 25, Top 25 LGBT, Top 26 Faith Crisis 41 Comments

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 …

319: Changing Mormon Demographics in the U.S. with Dr. Ryan Cragun

John Dehlin Church History, New Listeners 52 Comments

In this episode Scott H. and I interview sociologist Dr. Ryan Cragun about his newly published report called, “Mormons in the United States 1990-2008: Socio-demographic Trends and Regional Differences.” Some of …

289-293: Terryl Givens — An Approach to Thoughtful, Honest and Faithful Mormonism

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Terryl Givens did graduate work at Cornell University in Intellectual History and UNC Chapel Hill where he received his PhD in Comparative Literature. He holds the James A. Bostwick chair …

271-274: LDS Apologist – Dr. Daniel C. Peterson

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Daniel C. Peterson is a professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University and currently serves as editor-in-chief of …

250-251: Grant & Heather Hardy – Book of Mormon Scholarship

John Dehlin Apologetics, Book of Mormon, Faith Promoting Stories, Joseph Smith, New Listeners 65 Comments

In this 2-part discussion, KC Kern (BookofMormonOnline.Net) speaks with Dr. Grant Hardy and his wife Heather Hardy.  Grant Hardy is Professor of History and Religious Studies at the University of North …

246-249: A Mormon’s Spiritual Transformation through Meditation & the Hindu Yogic Tradition

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, New Listeners 58 Comments

In this episode Andrew Ainsworth interviews Phil McLemore to discuss his own spiritual transformation through meditation & the Hindu yogic tradition. Part 1: Phil McLemore’s conversion to Mormonism & spiritual …

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 …

209-213: Dr. William Bradshaw: A Life of Science, Service, and Compassion.

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Johns Favorites, LGBTQ, New Listeners, Top 25, Top 25 Faithful, Top 25 LGBT 66 Comments

In this episode, John Dehlin interviews one of his former professors and mentors, Dr. William Bradshaw, on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Bradshaw has just recently retired from a …

207-208: Dealing With a Husband’s LDS Disaffection as a Believing Wife

Natasha Helfer Parker Faith Promoting Stories, Marriage & Family, New Listeners 88 Comments

In this 2-part series, Natasha Helfer Parker, LCMFT (The Mormon Therapist & MormonMatters.org), interviews a faithful, believing LDS church member, Janelle, whose husband became disaffected with the church about 5 …

182-185: Navigating a Marriage When One Loses Their LDS Testimony

John Dehlin Conference Audio, Faith Promoting Stories, Marriage & Family, Mixed-Faith Marriages, New Listeners 11 Comments

This 4-part workshop series was recorded during the August 2010 Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium. During the workshop, we explored techniques for navigating a marriage when one in the couple loses …

143-146: Raising Children in a Non-Traditional LDS Home

John Dehlin Faith Promoting Stories, Marriage & Family, Mixed-Faith Marriages, New Listeners 58 Comments

In this 4-part series I interview 3 super thoughtful, progressive LDS parents who discuss their perspectives on raising children in a non-traditional LDS home. When we say non-traditional in this …

137-138: Edward Kimball, Son of Spencer W. Kimball Parts 1 & 2

John Dehlin Apologetics, Best of Mormon Stories, Blacks & The Priesthood, Church History, Faith Promoting Stories, New Listeners, Top 25, Top 25 Faithful 30 Comments

In this 2-part interview (audio and video), I speak with Edward L. Kimball: son of the late LDS Prophet Spencer W. Kimball.  Edward Kimball is a retired law professor from …

132-134: Karen Armstrong’s “The Case for God” and Mormonism Parts 1-3

John Dehlin Apologetics, Book Club, Faith Promoting Stories, New Listeners 35 Comments

I would like to kick off the inaugural “Mormon Stories Book Club” with our first book: Karen Armstrong’s “The Case for God”. In Part 1, I re-publish Terry Gross’ 2009 …

123-125: What to do when your husband loses his LDS testimony – Jacque and Eric

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Marriage & Family, Mixed-Faith Marriages, New Listeners 62 Comments

In this series I interview Jacque — a faithful, believing LDS church member whose husband lost his LDS testimony last year. Episode 1: Jacque discusses her husband’s loss of  testimony, …

111: Why People Leave the LDS Church and How We Can Help

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Mormon Culture, New Listeners, Top 10 Church History, Top 10 Truth Claims, Top 25, Top 26 Faith Crisis 38 Comments

This presentation, recorded in 2006, covers some of the reasons why people leave the LDS Church, and what family and friends can do to help.