848-851: Mormon Millennial (Neo-) Apologist Jaxon Washburn

Mormon Stories Apologetics, Church History, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful 45 Comments

In this Mormon Stories Podcast episode, we interview millennial apologist Jaxon Washburn. Jaxon is 19 year old, pre-mission Mormon apologist attending Arizona State University. Jaxon was introduced to issues of …

767-768: Navigating Progressive Mormonism with Carol Lynn Pearson, Jana Riess, and Jana Johnson Spangler

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In this Mormon Stories podcast series, John and Margi interview Carol Lynn Pearson, Jana Riess, and Jana Johnson Spangler to explore their experiences navigating progressive Mormonism. In this series we …

759: The Courage of Savannah

Mormon Stories Community, Current Events, LGBTQ, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 LGBT 24 Comments

In this episode of Mormon Stories we interview Savannah and her mother, Heather.  Savannah recently generated international media attention when she came out as gay to her Mormon ward (congregation) in …

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.

649: Sam Young – Living the Law of Common Consent by Voting Opposed

John Dehlin Current Events, Progressive Mormonism, Top 26 Faith Crisis 72 Comments

Sam Young lived as an orthodox Mormon for several decades, including a full term as an LDS bishop and many years as a stake high counselor. After stumbling on the …

640: Staying Active in the LDS Church as an Unorthodox Member

John Dehlin Apologetics, Faith Promoting Stories, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful 78 Comments

In this episode Gina Colvin, Ph.D., Dan Wotherspoon, Ph.D., and Thomas McConkie explore the path of staying active in the LDS Church as an unorthodox member.  This episode was recorded live …

555-556: What Progressive Mormons Want with Julienna Viegas-Haws

John Dehlin Faith Promoting Stories, Progressive Mormonism 58 Comments

Julienna Viegas-Haws has a fascinating story. Her mother is from the Belgian Congo. She was raised in Belgium. Her mother converted to the LDS Church when Julienna was a child, …

542-543: Gina Colvin – KiwiMormon and Fearless/Faithful Mormon Heretic

John Dehlin Faith Promoting Stories, Progressive Mormonism, Top 25 Faithful, Women & Feminism 51 Comments

Dr. Gina Colvin is an essential progressive Mormon voice in 2015 for many reasons: She is a “multi-generation life long Mormon” with a multi-racial/international perspective on Mormonism.  Specifically, she is a …

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, …

469: RadioWest on New Order Mormons and StayLDS.com

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Over the last decade, there’s been a small group of Latter-day Saints carving out space for themselves in the Mormon community. They are often called “New Order Mormons.” They don’t …