Mormon Stories - LDS

We're excited to finally bring on Bryce Blankenagel of the Naked Mormonism Podcast to Mormon Stories! His preparation, thorough research, and absolute brilliance are on display as Bryce gives us the context surrounding the Solomon Spaulding Manuscript Theory of The Book of Mormon—even including some of the apologetic arguments against the theory. Bryce concludes the interview with his personal take on the veracity of the theory. Tune in!

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We're excited to finally bring on Bryce Blankenagel of the Naked Mormonism Podcast to Mormon Stories! His preparation, thorough research, and absolute brilliance are on display as Bryce gives us the context surrounding the Solomon Spaulding Manuscript Theory of The Book of Mormon—even including some of the apologetic arguments against the theory. Bryce concludes the interview with his personal take on the veracity of the theory. Tune in!

Direct download: MormonStories-1104-BryceSpauldingTheoryPt1.mp3
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John provides a monologue, giving commentary on the excommunication of the Young family and what it means for questioning Mormons in the modern Church

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Leah and Cody describe their feelings after learning they have been excommunicated for running an online support group for questioning Mormons, and for speaking openly about their doubts

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A recording of the disciplinary council convened on April 14, 2019

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Leah and Cody are told by their Stake President to cease providing an online support group for questioning Mormons

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Leah and Cody meet with their Stake President to express frustration over a lack of resources for questioning Mormons

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Leah and Cody describe the events leading up to their disciplinary council

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John Larsen and John Dehlin spent years publicly deconstructing the LDS Church. But now they’re wondering, what can they build “from the ashes?” What is their role in the post-Mormon community beyond the “addiction to anger” and toward doing the difficult work of community building? Join us for this joint release with the Sunstone Podcast!

Direct download: MormonStories-1097-SunstoneJointRelease.mp3
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In this edition of Mormon Stories Podcast, Margi Dehlin turns the tables and asks John all the questions—focusing on what surprised John about his excommunication process, what the best and most difficult parts of running Mormon Stories and The Open Stories Foundation are, what are some regrets he has, what keeps him up at night, what his motivations are behind his parenting and relationships, along with much more!

Direct download: MormonStories-1096-MargiInterviewsJohnPt2.mp3
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In this edition of Mormon Stories Podcast, Margi Dehlin turns the tables and asks John all the questions—focusing on what surprised John about his excommunication process, what the best and most difficult parts of running Mormon Stories and The Open Stories Foundation are, what are some regrets he has, what keeps him up at night, what his motivations are behind his parenting and relationships, along with much more!

Direct download: MormonStories-1095-MargiInterviewsJohnPt1.mp3
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On 4/4/2019 at 9:00AM MST, the Mormon Church officially reversed its November 2015 LGBTQ policy - which declared same-sex marriage an act of apostasy, and which excluded the children of LGBTQ Mormon couples from baby blessings and baptism. These changes came in spite of Russell M. Nelson declaring the November Policy to be "revelation" in early 2016. Today we will be discussing what the changes mean to Mormons and post-Mormons.

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On 4/4/2019 at 9:00AM MST, the Mormon Church officially reversed its November 2015 LGBTQ policy - which declared same-sex marriage an act of apostasy, and which excluded the children of LGBTQ Mormon couples from baby blessings and baptism. These changes came in spite of Russell M. Nelson declaring the November Policy to be "revelation" in early 2016. Today we will be discussing what the changes mean to Mormons and post-Mormons.

Direct download: MormonStories-1093-LGBTQPolicyReversalPt3.mp3
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On 4/4/2019 at 9:00AM MST, the Mormon Church officially reversed its November 2015 LGBTQ policy - which declared same-sex marriage an act of apostasy, and which excluded the children of LGBTQ Mormon couples from baby blessings and baptism. These changes came in spite of Russell M. Nelson declaring the November Policy to be "revelation" in early 2016. Today we will be discussing what the changes mean to Mormons and post-Mormons.

Direct download: MormonStories-1092-LGBTQPolicyReversalPt2.mp3
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On 4/4/2019 at 9:00AM MST, the Mormon Church officially reversed its November 2015 LGBTQ policy - which declared same-sex marriage an act of apostasy, and which excluded the children of LGBTQ Mormon couples from baby blessings and baptism. These changes came in spite of Russell M. Nelson declaring the November Policy to be "revelation" in early 2016. Today we will be discussing what the changes mean to Mormons and post-Mormons.

Direct download: MormonStories-1091-LGBTQPolicyReversalPt1.mp3
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On March 24, 2019, we held an evening to honor and celebrate Dan Wotherspoon, host of Mormon Matters Podcast. As a part of this event, John interviewed Dan for a joint Mormon Stories/Mormon Matters Podcast release. Topics discussed in the interview included:

*An update from Dan on his experiences and insight as a mentor for progressive Mormons attempting to stay faithfully engaged in Mormonism
*Dan’s insight on the latest changes/improvements made by the LDS church
*Dan's announcement of a few exciting and important new projects
*Questions from our live audience as well as expressions of gratitude for what his work has meant to many listeners over the years

Direct download: MormonStories-1090-DanWotherspoonCelebrationPt3.mp3
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On March 24, 2019, we held an evening to honor and celebrate Dan Wotherspoon, host of Mormon Matters Podcast. As a part of this event, John interviewed Dan for a joint Mormon Stories/Mormon Matters Podcast release. Topics discussed in the interview included:

*An update from Dan on his experiences and insight as a mentor for progressive Mormons attempting to stay faithfully engaged in Mormonism
*Dan’s insight on the latest changes/improvements made by the LDS church
*Dan's announcement of a few exciting and important new projects
*Questions from our live audience as well as expressions of gratitude for what his work has meant to many listeners over the years

Direct download: MormonStories-1089-DanWotherspoonCelebrationPt2.mp3
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On March 24, 2019, we held an evening to honor and celebrate Dan Wotherspoon, host of Mormon Matters Podcast. As a part of this event, John interviewed Dan for a joint Mormon Stories/Mormon Matters Podcast release. Topics discussed in the interview included:

*An update from Dan on his experiences and insight as a mentor for progressive Mormons attempting to stay faithfully engaged in Mormonism
*Dan’s insight on the latest changes/improvements made by the LDS church
*Dan's announcement of a few exciting and important new projects
*Questions from our live audience as well as expressions of gratitude for what his work has meant to many listeners over the years

Direct download: MormonStories-1088-DanWotherspoonCelebrationPt1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am MST

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