Mormon Stories - LDS
In this 4-part series, we interview Richard Packham -- co-founder of the Ex-Mormon foundation. Throughout the interview and via Richard's own personal story, we explore 3 ways in which the LDS Church creates unnecessary enemies: 1) By not being honest about its own history (e.g. teaching accurate history), 2) By breaking up families (when one no longer believes), and 3) By harming the loved ones of those who have left the church. To conclude (part 4), Richard discusses the benefits of religious belief in general and the LDS church specifically, along with the mission of the ExMormon foundation, and bears a final testimony regarding the joy/happiness he has experienced since leaving the church. NOTE: The purpose of this interview is NOT to encourage people to stay or leave the LDS church. It is simply to: 1) Seek to understand and to validate the path of those who have felt compelled to leave the church, and 2) Explore ways in which the church can seek to no longer create unnecessary enemies.
Direct download: MormonStories-167-RichardPackhamPt4.mp3
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In this 4-part series, we interview Richard Packham -- co-founder of the Ex-Mormon foundation. Throughout the interview and via Richard's own personal story, we explore 3 ways in which the LDS Church creates unnecessary enemies: 1) By not being honest about its own history (e.g. teaching accurate history), 2) By breaking up families (when one no longer believes), and 3) By harming the loved ones of those who have left the church. To conclude (part 4), Richard discusses the benefits of religious belief in general and the LDS church specifically, along with the mission of the ExMormon foundation, and bears a final testimony regarding the joy/happiness he has experienced since leaving the church. NOTE: The purpose of this interview is NOT to encourage people to stay or leave the LDS church. It is simply to: 1) Seek to understand and to validate the path of those who have felt compelled to leave the church, and 2) Explore ways in which the church can seek to no longer create unnecessary enemies.
Direct download: MormonStories-165-RichardPackhamPt2.mp3
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In this 4-part series, we interview Richard Packham -- co-founder of the Ex-Mormon foundation. Throughout the interview and via Richard's own personal story, we explore 3 ways in which the LDS Church creates unnecessary enemies: 1) By not being honest about its own history (e.g. teaching accurate history), 2) By breaking up families (when one no longer believes), and 3) By harming the loved ones of those who have left the church. To conclude (part 4), Richard discusses the benefits of religious belief in general and the LDS church specifically, along with the mission of the ExMormon foundation, and bears a final testimony regarding the joy/happiness he has experienced since leaving the church. NOTE: The purpose of this interview is NOT to encourage people to stay or leave the LDS church. It is simply to: 1) Seek to understand and to validate the path of those who have felt compelled to leave the church, and 2) Explore ways in which the church can seek to no longer create unnecessary enemies.
Direct download: MormonStories-164-RichardPackhamPt1.mp3
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In this special episode, BYU History Professor Dr. Michael MacKay share a 1 hour presentation exploring science, evolution, religion, and the LDS Church with Dr. Michael Ruse, one of the world’s leading experts in the philosophy of science, and author of the book: Can a Darwinian be a Christian? The Relationship between Science and Religion, published by the University of Cambridge Press in 2001.
Direct download: MormonStories-163-BYUEvolution.mp3
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In this three-part episode, Dr. David Bailey (an award winning scientist and Stanford-educated Mathematician) discusses a brief history of the LDS Church and science, the state of science within the church today, and how he reconciles faith and science in way that actually strengthens his faith.
Direct download: MormonStories-162-DavidBaileyPt3.mp3
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In this three-part episode, Dr. David Bailey (an award winning scientist and Stanford-educated Mathematician) discusses a brief history of the LDS Church and science, the state of science within the church today, and how he reconciles faith and science in way that actually strengthens his faith.
Direct download: MormonStories-161-DavidBaileyPt2.mp3
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In this three-part episode, Dr. David Bailey (an award winning scientist and Stanford-educated Mathematician) discusses a brief history of the LDS Church and science, the state of science within the church today, and how he reconciles faith and science in way that actually strengthens his faith.
Direct download: MormonStories-160-DavidBaileyPt1.mp3
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In this three-part episode, Dan and Laurie Gallagher discuss Laurie's loss of testimony as Dan remained a believer -- and how they both worked through their issues to actually improve their marriage and family relationships.
Direct download: MormonStories-159-GallaghersPt3.mp3
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In this three-part episode, Dan and Laurie Gallagher discuss Laurie's loss of testimony as Dan remained a believer -- and how they both worked through their issues to actually improve their marriage and family relationships.
Direct download: MormonStories-158-GallaghersPt2.mp3
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In this three-part episode, Dan and Laurie Gallagher discuss Laurie's loss of testimony as Dan remained a believer -- and how they both worked through their issues to actually improve their marriage and family relationships.
Direct download: MormonStories-157-GallaghersPt1.mp3
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