Replacing Mormonism…with what?

A friend who finds herself in the midst of a painful faith transition recently asked: I’m interested to know your path past Mormonism. What have you replaced it with? Do you lean towards another religion? Do you see yourself as member of another faith or congregation? I feel untethered, this is the first time I’ve … Continue reading Replacing Mormonism…with what?

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

This is the next in our series of podcast episode discussions regarding how my friends and I experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. For this episode, my co-hosts were Lindsay Hansen Park, Bill Reel, and Allan Mount. Episode 10 is a review of the Essay titled: Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Race and the Priesthood

This is the next in our series of podcast episode discussions regarding how my friends and I experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. For this episode, my co-hosts were Julienna Viegas, Ryan de Roque, and Allan Mount. Episode 9 is a review of the Essay titled: Race and the Priesthood This Essay, the footnotes, … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Race and the Priesthood

Top 5 Episodes from The Liturgists Podcast

The Liturgists Podcast has been extremely helpful for me during my process of faith deconstruction and reconstruction from Mormonism during the last 4+ years. The Liturgists Podcast primarily relates to the experiences of those who have unpacked fundamentalist evangelical Christian beliefs.  I found my experiences unpacking Mormonism as very similar to the co-hosts of the … Continue reading Top 5 Episodes from The Liturgists Podcast

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints

This is the next in our series of podcast episode discussions regarding how my friends and I personally experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. For this episode, my co-hosts were Bill Reel and Allan Mount. Episode 8 is a review of the Essay titled: Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints This Essay has … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints

Belonging Nowhere and Everywhere

I wrote something this morning as a reply in the Marriage on a Tightrope Facebook support group that I thought I would share here too: ——— As human beings, our tendency is to attach our sense of identity and meaning to “forms”—including our perceived roles and the groups with which we affiliate. (See Eckhart Tolle's, … Continue reading Belonging Nowhere and Everywhere

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Mother in Heaven

This is the next in our podcast episode discussions regarding how me and my friends individually experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. For this episode, my co-hosts were Blaire Ostler and Jana Johnson Spangler, and we also had contributions from Brittney Hartley. Episode 7 is a review of the Essay titled:  Mother in Heaven … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Mother in Heaven

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Book of Mormon and DNA Studies

This is another in our podcast episode discussions regarding how we each experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. In this episode, Sarah Newcomb and Michele Vroom are my co-hosts. Hope you enjoy it. Here is a link to the Mormon Discussion Podcast page with links to the audio and supporting cites and resources: Mormon … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Book of Mormon and DNA Studies

2-Part Interview with Mormon Stories to share my 2019 Thrive Conference presentation: Growing Beyond Grief, Loss, and Betrayal

In June 2019, I had the opportunity to present a breakout session about navigating and growing beyond grief at the Thrive Conference. Mormon Stories asked me to share my presentation in this 2 part interview: https://www.mormonstories.org/podcast/anthony-miller-growing-beyond-grief/

Across the Aisle: Communicating Through Differences in Faith and Belief, 2019 SLC Sunstone Symposium

I'm grateful for the opportunity I had to co-present with Nick Stewart and Matt Harward this last summer. Matt Harward is active in the Church.  He served a mission, attended BYU, and married in the Temple.  He has served as a Bishop and as a Stake High Councilor.  Matt has four children--the oldest and the … Continue reading Across the Aisle: Communicating Through Differences in Faith and Belief, 2019 SLC Sunstone Symposium