Category: Faith Crisis

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…

111: Alison Udall and the Mormon Spectrum

Alison Udall and her project partners Steve Holbrook and Jason Howard have been busily putting together a website or a compendium of resources for Mormons wherever they  are in their faith journey.  From Orthodox Mormons to post-Mormons the Mormon Spectrum project assembles links to…

104: Kris Black – On her resignation and her rebaptism

Twenty years ago, Kris Black resigned from the church.  Wanting to be free of her ties to Mormonism she went through the then arduous process of having her name removed so that she could feel free to explore other religions and forms…

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 – ‘What does it take these…

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…

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, Tom Tolman and Mica McGrigg…

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 good and the bad they…

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 has given up a lot…

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. We must speak and listen…

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…