Tag: mormon stories

129: Face to Face with Mindy Gledhill

  This podcast is Part 3 of a Mormon Stories and A Thoughtful Faith Collaboration.   Mindy Gledhill is an American indie pop music singer-song writer. She has five albums, the Sum of all Grace, Anchor, Winter Moon and Pocketful of…

113-115: John Dehlin: From the Beginning

John Dehlin will be no stranger to most of our listeners. Ten years ago he posted the first of hundreds  of podcast interviews with Mormons who have over the last decade shared their own stories, narratives and experiences that have been…

088: Troubling the Church by Repudiating Polygamy: Kirk and Lindsay van Allen

On the 2nd February  Kirk van Allen wrote a critique of Section 132 of the Doctrine and Covenants.  In his analysis he concluded that as far as he could see polygamy was morally wrong.  For this assertion he recently reported that he…

043: A Conversation with Emma Lou Thayne

“I get impatient with dogma and dictum, but somewhere way inside me and way beyond impatience or indifference there is that insistent, infernal, so help me, sacred singing — All is well, All is well. My own church, inhabited by…

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…

039-040: Adam Miller on Grace

While preparing for this interview with Adam Miller, whom Richard Bushman described as “the most original and provocative Latter-day Saint theologian practicing today,” I was delighted to have my paradigm yanked out from under me again and again to reveal…

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…

033-036: Andrea Radke-Moss on Mormon Women’s History and Gender Equality

This is an installment of A Thoughtful Faith that has been a long time in the making. I made contact with Andrea Radke-Moss shortly after we launched the podcast, and we recorded the first part of our interview in October…

029: Cognitive Dissonance and Faith Transition

The theory of Cognitive Dissonance is a well-established concept in the field of psychology that explains why we all experience discomfort and anxiety when we are exposed to new ideas and beliefs or engage in behavior that conflict with our…

023-026: John Gustav-Wrathall – Story of a Gay, Legally Married, Active Latter-Day Saint

We are incredibly excited to feature this fascinating interview by Daniel Parkinson at Gay Mormon Stories Podcast of John Gustav-Wrathall. John shares his amazing story, including his LDS upbringing, his wrestling with his sexual identity, his journey away from Mormonism,…