862-864: Christianity After Mormonism: South Mountain Community Church

Mormon Stories Community, Comparative Religions / Cults, Mormon Transitions 36 Comments

The South Mountain Community Church has become home for many former Mormons—which make up nearly half of the congregation. As strange as it may sound to some, the church also …

721-722: Utah’s Escalating Suicide Crisis and LDS LGBT Despair

Mormon Stories Current Events, LGBTQ 8 Comments

Panelists Wendy & Thomas Montgomery and Daniel Parkinson delve into topics related to Utah’s escalating suicide crisis and the feeling of despair that many LDS LGBT individuals experience. Part 1: …

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

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Ex-Mormon Stories, Faith Promoting Stories, Johns Favorites, LGBTQ, Marriage & Family, Mormon Transitions, New Listeners, Top 10 Women, Women & Feminism 29 Comments

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 …

682-683: Sara Urquhart – Building a Successful Business (Altitude Summit) as a Stay-at-Home Mom

John Dehlin Women & Feminism 23 Comments

Sara Stanley Urquhart was the founding director of Altitude Summit, the premiere conference for creative entrepreneurs, stylish social media influencers, and design bloggers. Past speakers at the conference include Martha Stewart, Ben Silbermann (Pinterest …

680-681: Stephen Urquhart – Former Utah State Senator on LDS Church Influence in the Utah Legislature

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Marijuana, Politics, Top 15 Mental Health 38 Comments

Stephen Urquhart was raised in Houston, Texas, where he and his family converted to the LDS church after the suicide of his older brother.  After serving an LDS mission in …

622: Exploring Utah Medical Marijuana Legislation – The Patient Perspective

John Dehlin Marijuana, Politics 14 Comments

In this episode recorded February 17, 2016 we discuss the recent Utah Medical Marijuana legislation from the patient perspective.  This is a sobering, heartfelt, and extremely compelling panel. We also …

606: Mormonism and the Culture of Fraud with Attorney Mark Pugsley

John Dehlin Current Events, Mormon Culture 77 Comments

In this episode we interview Utah attorney Mark Pugsley.  Mark is a commercial litigator at Ray Quinney & Nebeker, is the founder of the web site UtahSecuritiesFraud.com, and has handled civil disputes, investment …

575: What I’ve Learned from 15+ Years of Mormon Transitioning (UVU August 2015 Presentation)

John Dehlin Mormon Transitions 11 Comments

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 …

Extra: Elder Ballard’s 9/13/2015 Utah South Area Talk

John Dehlin General Authorities 46 Comments

An audio recording of Elder Ballard’s 9/13/2015 Utah South Area Talk. The text of this talk can be found here. Media coverage of the talk can be found here. Some concerns …

450: To Mormons, with Love by Chrisy Ross

John Dehlin Book Club, Word of Wisdom 1 Comment

Chrisy Ross is a delightful writer, mom, runner, and outdoors aficionado who has lived in an idyllic Mormon town near Salt Lake City since 2002.  She and her husband and …

337: Utah Democratic Party Chair Jim Dabakis

John Dehlin Church History, LGBTQ, Politics, Top 25 LGBT 12 Comments

The grandson of Greek immigrants, Jim Dabakis moved to Utah when he was 17 to attend school at Brigham Young University. After college, Jim worked for 13 years as a …

203-204: The Mormon Forgery Bombings – The Complex Legacy of Mark Hofmann 25 Years Later

Dan Wotherspoon Book of Mormon, Church History, Mormon Culture 38 Comments

Dan Wotherspoon interviews Allen D. Roberts and Curt Bench about the lasting legacy of Mormon forger, con man, and murderer Mark Hofmann. Exactly twenty-five years ago, on the morning of …