Mormon Stories - LDS

In this episode I speak with Shawn McCraney, author of"I was a Born-again Mormon" and host of"Heart of the Matter", a controversial weekly Christian TV show geared towards LDS Church members. In part 3, I ask Shawn some final questions, and he shares some closing thoughts.

Direct download: MormonStories-128-McCraneyPt3.mp3
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In this episode I speak with Shawn McCraney, author of"I was a Born-again Mormon" and host of"Heart of the Matter", a controversial weekly Christian TV show geared towards LDS Church members. In part 2, I ask Shawn several questions about his style, doctrine and theology.
Direct download: MormonStories-127-McCraneyPt2.mp3
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In this episode I speak with Shawn McCraney, author of"I was a Born-again Mormon" and host of"Heart of the Matter", a controversial weekly Christian TV show geared towards LDS Church members. In part 1, Shawn discusses his born again experience, and makes his best case for why LDS Church members should also seek to become Born Again.
Direct download: MormonStories-126-McCraneyPt1.mp3
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In this episode I speak with Jacque, a believing LDS Church member, about some of the unexpected blessings that have come to her marriage as a result of her husband's loss of LDS faith, and some final tips for couples dealing with this dilemma.
Direct download: MormonStories-125-JacquePt3.mp3
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In this episode I speak with Jacque, a believing LDS Church member, about the compromises that both her and her husband had to make to work through his loss of faith, and what eternal marriage has come to mean for her.

Direct download: MormonStories-124-JacquePt2.mp3
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In this episode I speak with Jacque, a believing LDS Church member, about her husband's loss of LDS faith, and the lessons she learned from dealing with the immediate aftermath.
Direct download: MormonStories-123-JacquePt1.mp3
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In this episode Peter and Mary Danzig discuss life after resigning from the LDS Church, including how they are raising their children as former members, reworking their relationships with extended family, and their new life/spiritual perspectives. They also discuss their recent work the Foundation for Reconciliation, which seeks reconciliation between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Gays and Lesbians.
Direct download: MormonStories-122-DangizsPt4.mp3
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In this episode Peter and Mary Danzig discuss Peter’s removal from the Orchestra at Temple Square because of his letter to the editor opposing professor Jeffrey Nielson’s termination from BYU (over Dr. Nielson’s public support of gay marriage). They also discuss his local church leadership’s request for silence, the threats of church discipline, his and Mary’s ultimate decision to resign from the LDS Church, and Craig Jessop’s resignation as Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The music from this episode was played live during the interview. For more about the Danzig’s music, check out their web site here.
Direct download: MormonStories-121-DangizsPt3.mp3
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In this episode Peter Danzig discusses how his experience as a social worker to (primarily) LDS Church members led to both an increase in sympathy for LDS homosexuals, and a loss of his traditional LDS testimony.
Direct download: MormonStories-120-DangizsPt2.mp3
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In this episode John Dehlin speaks with former LDS Church members Peter and Mary Danzig about their early years as faithful LDS church members, their mission experiences, their marriage, their joining as founding members of the Orchestra at Temple Square, and the origins of their interest in the topic of homosexuality.
Direct download: MormonStories-119-DangizsPt1.mp3
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