Nurturing Growth and Development Post-Orthodoxy, 2019 SLC Sunstone Symposium

On Friday, August 2, 2019, I shared the inspiring opportunity to co-present with my friends, Jana Spangler, a certified Integral Professional Coach, and with Sara Hughes-Zabawa, a licensed clinical social worker and professional therapist.  Both affiliated with Symmetry Solutions, LLC. https://www.symmetrysols.com/jana-spangler https://www.symmetrysols.com/sara-hughes-zabawa If you are interested in listening to the full audio of our session, … Continue reading Nurturing Growth and Development Post-Orthodoxy, 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

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Book of Mormon Translation

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 3 is a review of the Essay titled:  Book of Mormon Translation Hope you enjoy it. Here is a link to the Mormon Discussion Podcast page with … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Book of Mormon Translation

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Are Mormons Christians?

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 2 is a review of the Essay titled:  Are Mormons Christians? Hope you enjoy it. Here is a link to the Mormon Discussion Podcast page with links … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Are Mormons Christians?

Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: First Vision Accounts

Together with my friends Bill Reel and Allan Mount, we are recording a series of how we individually experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays. Episode 1 is a review of the Essay on the First Vision Accounts. Hope you enjoy it. Here is a link to the Mormon Discussion Podcast page with links to … Continue reading Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: First Vision Accounts

Faith Crisis Report Presented to Elder Uchtdorf in 2013, and Also Presented in a 2016 BYU-Hawaii Symposium

Greg Prince and Travis Stratford, members of the team that led this project, have granted permission for release of the following reports: Faith Crisis Report Faith_Crisis_Report_R24B The above linked report was prepared to be presented to Elder Dieter Uchtdorf in 2013.  It was presented to him by Elder Marlin Jensen (emeritus member of the First Quorum … Continue reading Faith Crisis Report Presented to Elder Uchtdorf in 2013, and Also Presented in a 2016 BYU-Hawaii Symposium