Author: Sarah Collett

099: Lincoln Cannon on Mormon Transhumanism and Becoming One in the Body of Christ

Lincoln Cannon is the President of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. He works as a consultant, assisting clients with vision, ethics, strategy, and marketing in emerging technology, including cloud and mobile computing, e-governance, rejuvenation biotech, neural enablement, and machine intelligence. He is…

095: James Ott Speaks About Addiction, Word of Wisdom, Recovery, and Spirituality

Do you or does someone you love struggle with addiction? Despite our LDS doctrines and practices many Mormons struggle with the issue of addiction. In Part one of this interview James Ott explores addiction in the LDS community. This topic…

094: Julie Lefgren on Being Single in the Church

The recognition of adult singles in the LDS Church is usually a footnote buried in the dominate family rhetoric of Mormon culture, and yet it is estimated that 30% of Mormons are single.  Julie Lefgren has never married, is a…

082: Curtis Henderson – The Errant Nature of Polygamy, Fallible Prophets, and Seeking for Truth

Curtis Henderson was raised in Star Valley on the farm where his polygamist ancestor, Samuel Goforth Henderson, made his home. He has studied LDS Church history for years. He is a scholar of polygamy in his own right, having studied…

075-077: Steven L. Peck — On Evolution and Mormonism, Creation, Climate Change and Stewardship, A Short Stay in Hell

Steven L. Peck is a BYU biology professor and an evolutionary biologist, ecologist, and a writer. He is an active, faithful Latter-Day Saint. His books include The Scholar of Moab, which won 2011 Best Novel by the Association for Mormon letters…

047-048: Amy and Jeff – Are You a Member of the Mormon Club?

Jeff and Amy have a unique perspective of what it is like to be fully active, participating members of the church even though they aren’t members of the social club.  Infertility and the struggles that come with it created a…

041-042: Dan McDonald and Gethsemanesia

Dan McDonald is a husband, father, lawyer, author.  His book, Gethsemamnesia: Forgotten Lessons From Gethsemane, Golgotha and Beyond, chronicles the lessons he learned while dealing with a life threatening disease. The evolution of his faith has been shaped by his understanding of a…

037-038: Rebecca Maesato: Faith and A Road Less Traveled

In 2001 Rebecca Maesato founded a non-profit organization: Foundation for Children in Need. She and her two daughters traveled to Haiti in 2002 to work in orphanages and among the neediest children in the world. This began a journey that would ultimately expand…

031-032: James McConkie: Family, Faith, and the Historical Christ

Jay Griffith and I had the chance to sit with James (Jim) W. McConkie and speak to him about his personal history and family. As a nephew of Bruce R. McConkie and Joseph B. Wirthlin, Jim has a unique perspective…

027-028: Brian C. Hales on Joseph Smith’s Polygamy

I had the privilege of speaking with Brian Hales about his upcoming three-volume history of Joseph Smith’s Polygamy, published by Greg Kofford Books. Brian is a practicing anesthesiologist, author and scholar of Mormon History, with emphasis on Mormon Fundamentalism and…