103: Bryndis Roberts – Processing the Charleston Church Murders

On the 17th of June 2015 a young white man attended the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday night bible study class on Calhoun Street, Charleston, South Carolina.  He allegedly sat with the community in …

102: Got a Sermon 15 June 2015

This week the ‘Got a Sermon’ speakers are Nicola Petty from Christchurch, New Zealand who speaks about loneliness, Bob Rees from Marin Country in the Bay Area who speaks about Mary the mother of Jesus, …

100-101: Rock Waterman: On Being Excommunicated

In June 2015 Rock Waterman, who hosts the popular blog Pure Mormonism,  attended a Church Disciplinary Council in Sacramento California where he was excommunicated.  Several questions arise out of this incident not the least being – …

098: Got a Sermon 7 June 2015

This is the first of a podcast series called “Got a Sermon” where  those primarily from the ‘A Thoughtful Faith Support Community’ share their  ‘church’ talks.   This week our speakers are Ronie Hayashida Cabral Reed, …

096-097: Hard to Stay – Harder to Leave

This episode features the wisdom, reflections and insights of several ‘A Thoughtful Faith’ community members.  Each of them have found both reasons to leave, and to stay faithful in the church.  As they balance both the …

093: Kristy Money on Belonging, Shame and Identity

Clinical Psychologist, Ordain Women Executive Board member, Oped writer, and mother of two – Kristy Money is back at A Thoughtful Faith to talk about the costs of being a Mormon Feminist.   Kristy Money …

092: Dialogues with a TBM Husband – Colvin and McCluskey Talk Faith Crisis

This podcast with my husband Nathan McCluskey came initially out of brief contribution he was going to make to another episode.  As we talked we found that we were dialoguing about my faith crisis and the …

091: Lindsay Hansen Park – After a Year of Polygamy?

Lindsay Hansen Park is a Utah public historian and the founder and host of the podcast ‘A Year of Polygamy.’  Her interest in the practice arose out of a visceral reaction while young to the possibility …

090: What’s a nice girl like you doing in these here parts?: Unveiling the Sara Burlingame mystery

Sarah Burlingame is a permablogger at Feminist Mormon Housewives.  She meets with LDS ecclesiastical leaders regularly as a faith organiser and advocates for LGBTQ belonging in Mormon congregations. She speaks really good Mormon having presented …

089: The Life and Writings of Eugene England

“We must truly listen to each other, respecting our essential brotherhood and the courage of those who try to speak, however they may differ from us in professional standing or religious belief or moral vision. …