Resources (Facebook Support Groups, Podcasts, YouTube Channels, Books)

This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources, but they are among the things that I found helpful in my faith journey.

Facebook Support Groups:

A Thoughtful Faith Support Group (Mormon / LDS) – For people seeking to remain productively engaged in Mormonism from either the inside or from the outside.
Thoughtful Transitions – For people seeking a thoughtful, healthy transition away from orthodox Mormonism
Positive Transitions – For people seeking a thoughtful, healthy transition away from orthodox Mormonism (with rules about language and other topics). I see it as an intermediate group in between A Thoughtful Faith and Thoughtful Transitions.
Woke Mormons – For a broad range of people who are aware of the disconnects and struggles on many topics in Mormonism.
Mormon Mixed-Faith Marriages – For both Active Believing Mormons and Postorthoox Mormons in mixed-faith marriages, dedicated to strengthening our relationships and creating a positive space for healing and growth.
Mormon Stories Podcast Community – For people seeking to constructively navigate the waters of uncorrelated Mormonism.
Mormon Historians – A place where anyone interested in the history of Mormonism can engage respectfully.

Free Downloadable Workbooks by Dr. Kristy Money:

Click to access MarriageWorkbookMixedFaith.pdf


Click to access MormononYourOwnTermsAPracticalGuide.pdf

Podcasts:

A Thoughtful Faith
Conversations with Terryl Givens
Engaging Gospel Doctrine (Mormon Sunday School)
Greg Kofford Books – Authorcast
Healthy MoJo Podcast
Infants on Thrones
LDS Perspectives Podcast
LeadingLDS Podcast
Listen, Learn & Love Podcast
Maxwell Institute Podcast
Mormon Discussions Podcast
Mormon Expression (at johnlarsen.org/mormon-expression/)
Mormon FAIR-Cast (Fairmormon)
Mormon Matters
Mormon Mental Health
Mormon Stories
Mormon Transitions
My Book of Mormon
Naked Mormonism
On Being with Krista Tippett (Not necessarily faith related)
Project Zion Podcast (Community of Christ themes and history)
RadioWest (KUER)
Secular Buddhism
Sunstone Magazine
The Bible for Normal People
The Liturgists Podcast
The Mormon News Room
The Rational Faiths Podcast
The RobCast (Rob Bell)
Waking Up with Sam Harris
Year of Polygamy Podcast

YouTube Channels:
Dan Vogel (Church History)
Bart D. Ehrman (Biblical Studies and the Historical Jesus)
Rob Bell (particularly, the Everything is Spiritual video)
Fair Mormon
Faith Matters Foundation (Seminar on Joseph’s Translations)
Mormon Transitions
Mormon Stories
Sunstone Symposium
MormonHistoryEtc
Aaron Shafovaloff (The Lost Book of Abraham video)
Lehorla 1 (Spiritual Witnesses video)
askreality
Flackerman
Mormonthink
The Mormon Informant
ExmormonFoundation
Brother Jake (Satire)
Thinker of Thoughts (Satire and criticism)
Zelph on the Shelf (Satire and criticism)

Booklist:

About healthy faith transitions, understanding how we experience spirituality, the origins of faith traditions, and navigating healthy relationships:

When Mormons Doubt, Jon Ogden
Navigating Mormon Faith Crisis, Thomas McConkie
God: A Human History, Reza Aslan
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari
Braving the Wilderness, Brene Brown
The Righteous Mind, Jonathan Haidt
Finding God in the Waves, Mike McHargue
The Heart of Christianity, Marcus Borg
Falling Upward, Richard Rohr
The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman

Mormon History:

Mormonism Without Theism, Michael Goe
Religion of a Different Color, Paul Reeve
Natural Born Seer, Richard Van Wagoner
In Sacred Loneliness, Todd Compton
Rough Stone Rolling, Richard Bushman
The Creation of Mormonism (Volume 2), John Hammond
LDS Temple Worship, Devery Anderson
The Mysteries of Godliness, David John Buerger
Mormon Hierarchy, Michael Quinn
Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, Michael Quinn
David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism, Gregory Prince
Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History, Gregory Prince
The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy, Carol Lynn Pearson
An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins, Grant Palmer
The Incomparable Jesus, Grant Palmer
Restoring Christ, Grant Palmer
Studies of the Book of Mormon, B.H. Roberts
No Man Knows My History, Fawn Brodie

About Biblical History and finding productive ways to view scripture:

What is the Bible?, Rob Bell
Misquoting Jesus, Bart Ehrman
Authoring the Old Testament: Genesis-Deuteronomy, David Bokovoy
The Bible Unearthed, Neil Asher Silberman and Israel Finkelstein

LDS Apologetics:

The Crucible of Doubt: Reflections On the Quest for Faith, Terryl and Fiona Givens
Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt, Patrick Mason
A Reason for Faith, Laura Hales
Shaken Faith Syndrome, Michael Ash
Investigating the Book of Mormon Witnesses, Richard Lloyd Anderson

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