707-708: Death, Loss, and Grief

John Dehlin Mental Health, Mormon Transitions, Top 15 Mental Health 1 Comment

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 …

706: Women of a Certain Age (WOCA)

John Dehlin Community, Ex-Mormon Stories, Top 10 Women, Women & Feminism 7 Comments

We are a group of women 40+ with longer life experiences. We are grandmothers, mothers, aunts, single, divorced, widowed or married. We are LGBT friendly and feminists! Many of us …

705: Major Contraction of LDS Church in Europe and the Netherlands Beginning

John Dehlin Current Events, International 33 Comments

In the latest episode of Mormon Stories Podcast, Marco Meiling, active and believing LDS church member in the Netherlands, reports on the beginning of a major contraction of the LDS …

700: How the LDS Quorum of Twelve Apostles Think – Enemies List and “Area Business Weekends”

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Current Events 35 Comments

In this episode, an all-star panel reviews a recently leaked presentation created by the quorum of the twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The presentation …

697-699: Celebrating the Life of Grant Palmer

John Dehlin Church History, Disciplinary Councils, Ex-Mormon Stories, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith 13 Comments

In this three-part interview, we honor Grant Palmer, former LDS seminary/institute instructor, and author of “An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins” – which provides a plausible explanation for how the …

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

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Mental Health, Mormon Transitions, Progressive Mormonism 18 Comments

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 …

689-690: LDS Church Growth or Decline in 2016? Featuring Dr. Ryan Cragun and Dr. Rick Phillips

John Dehlin General Authorities, Missionary Work 44 Comments

Is the LDS Church in decline, or one of the fastest growing churches in the world? In this episode sociologists Ryan Cragun and Rick Phillips reviewed LDS Church growth statistics …