1403: Chelsea and Nick Homer – Finding Community Outside of Mormonism

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Chelsea and Nick Homer were both raised as devout Utah Mormons – with all the good and bad this entailed, and both were equally determined to have the perfect Mormon …

1378: Belief After the CES Letter – Book of Mormon, Book of Abraham, First Vision, Kinderhook Plates – Jim Bennett Pt. 2

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Jim Bennett is the author of “A Faithful Reply to the CES Letter.”  He is also the son of the late Utah U.S. Senator Bob Bennett. In Part 2 of …

1377: Belief After the CES Letter – God, Jesus, Prophets, and the “One True Church” – Jim Bennett Pt. 1

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Jim Bennett is the author of “A Faithful Reply to the CES Letter.”  He is also the son of the late Utah U.S. Senator Bob Bennett. In Part 1 of …

1369-1371: The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City – Heather Gay and Dre Nord

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Recently I was super fortunate to sit down with reality tv stars Heather Gay and Dre Nord – who are both currently appearing on BravoTV’s “Real Housewives of Salt Lake …

1282-1286: Kalin Orgill Organ – Losing and Finding One’s Self in Search of Truth

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Periodically on Mormon Stories Podcast I try to interview “normal” or everyday Mormons about their faith journey – and in every case these “normal” Mormons turn out to be extraordinarily …

522: Three Inspirations on the Eve of My Disciplinary Council: Lowell Bennion, Sterling McMurrin, and Obert Tanner

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“Faith and Reason, Conscience and Conflict: The Paths of Lowell Bennion, Sterling McMurrin, and Obert Tanner” April 12, 2014 McMurrin Lecture: In her lecture, Flake defines an intellectual as one who loves …

374-375: Eldon Kartchner Pts. 3 & 4: Losing Heather to Cancer, Grief, and its Impact on Faith

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In parts 3 and 4 of a 4-part series, Eldon Kartchner discusses: 1) losing his wife, Heather, to cancer, 2) his grieving process, and 3) the impact her death has …