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

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

Israelite Origins and Mormonism (Ryan Wimmer’s 2019 Sunstone Symposium, guest post)

Audio for 2019 Sunstone Symposium, session #126, Israelite Origins and Mormonism, by Ryan Wimmer: Ryan Wimmer received a B.A. in History from the University of Utah, and an M.A. from Brigham Young University.  He has been published in the John Whitmer Historical Journal, and he has presented papers at the Mormon History Association, and other … Continue reading Israelite Origins and Mormonism (Ryan Wimmer’s 2019 Sunstone Symposium, guest post)

6-Part Interview with Mormon Stories, Episodes 1159-1165

I am so grateful for the opportunity I had Monday, August 5, 2019, to spend the day with my friend John Dehlin to share my story and thoughts in an interview for the Mormon Stories Podcast.  A couple weeks later, I had the opportunity to record an epilogue episode, #1165. The feedback I have received … Continue reading 6-Part Interview with Mormon Stories, Episodes 1159-1165

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Becoming Like God

This is the next in our podcast episode discussions my friends Bill Reel and Allan Mount regarding how we each experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. Episode 4 is a review of the Essay titled:  Becoming Like God The "Becoming Like God" Essay has the potential to really affect readers/listeners differently--depending upon their own … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Becoming Like God

Ep 569 – The Man Behind the Curtain

I’m grateful for the opportunity to share my podcast interview from earlier this year with Glenn Ostlund, for the Infants on Thrones podcast about my personal journey of faith transition and reconstruction. (Infants on Thrones is a podcast that includes satire. The reference to "infants on thrones" refers to a quote from the King Follett Discourse, … Continue reading Ep 569 – The Man Behind the Curtain