216: Heavenly Mother

Guest host Suzette Smith sits down today to interview Rachel Hunt Steenblik about Heavenly Mother, The LDS Gospel Topics Essay on Mother in Heaven, and Mormon Feminism in general.  This is a great discussion that embraces that Mormonism has so much potential to expand in various directions including conversation of the feminine divine. https://www.lds.org/topics/mother-in-heaven?lang=eng http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Mother_in_Heaven […]

215: Supporting Spouses Of Those Who Doubt

In today’s episode two women Annikka and Charlene who are the believing spouses in a marriage where one side has serious doubts and went through a serious faith transition.  They share their thoughts and stories on what it means to be the believing spouse in a what becomes a mixed-faith marriage, the difficulties that arise, and […]

214: Alex Koritz: Faith Journey and Mormon Archeology

Today I sit down with Alex Koritz.  We talk about his archaeologist general authority Grandfather, Mormon Archaeology, his Faith Journey, and his stint as the host of a Mormon Archaeology podcast. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_R._Hunter https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newark_Holy_Stones https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Lunas_Decalogue_Stone

213: Stages of Faith Series 3: Grace Valley

Today we begin a series that examines Stages of Faith from the perspective of other Religious denominations and their religious leaders.  I tried to find every audio discussion of “Faith Transitions” based in some way on a Fowler “Faith Stage Theory”.  Heads up some of these religious leaders are still biased and imposing their conclusion […]

212: Rethinking Stewardship

Today’s episode deals with Stewardship.  This word is very strictly defined in Mormonism and it is used to draw lots of lines in the sand separating the faithful from the unfaithful, the righteous from the unrighteous.  Yet While leaders have drawn very direct lines, we look today to see if scripture upholds such definitive lines. […]

210: Stages of Faith Series 2: Covenant Church

Today we begin a series that examines Stages of Faith from the perspective of other Religious denominations and their religious leaders.  I tried to find every audio discussion of “Faith Transitions” based in some way on a Fowler “Faith Stage Theory”.  Heads up some of these religious leaders are still biased and imposing their conclusion […]

POST: The Church as a Father Figure

  Originally published on Wheat & Tares Blog The Church as an abusive Father Recently an acquaintance of mine explained that he didn’t understand me and saw my being vocal of problematic Church issues as being critical of the Church and hence being on the wrong side, and that if I felt this way I should […]