238: The Holy Ghost Conundrum

Today we talk about the gift of the Holy Ghost.  The question is have we defined a theology that can be defended in terms of those who have the gift of the Holy Ghost having an increased access to spiritual connection over the rest of the world?  Is the Gift of the Holy ghost discernibly […]

237: The Beauty That Is Mormonism

A shift in my public tone has occurred.  That tone has been below the surface for some time.  I worry that listeners may be turned off by what they perceive as my having gone off the reservation in terms of faithfulness.  I fear people in such a perception may feel one less place of sanctuary […]

Radio Free Mormon: 001: The Great Mormon History Coverup

Today a Guest host is contributing with their First Episode from a series called “Radio Free Mormon”.  The First Episode is titled “The Great Mormon History Cover-up”.   The episode delves into The Church’s battle against intellectuals and messy history and centers around President Packer’s talk “The Mantle Is Far, Far Greater Than the Intellect” […]

236: Heavenly Family Earthly Families

Today we sit down McArthur Krishna, one of the authors of Our “Heavenly Family, Our earthly Families”.  We talk about Heavenly Mother, the role of women in scripture, the importance of gender equality in the stories we tell, and a inclusive definition of family.  We also talk about her adventure of a life and the […]

235: What My Faith Journey Taught Me

My shelf crashed around the age of 32.  I was serving as a Bishop well late into my second year of that calling.  No one knew…. not my Stake President, not my counselors, not even my wife.  I had many a sleepless nights and tried every solution I could to find the kind of peace […]

234: Truthseeker

Today we dissect a talk given at BYU on July 12th 2016 by Michael Goodman.  He talks about the proper way to seek truth.  There is much in this talk to be praised and I think Brother Goodman moves the ball in a positive direction.  That said I also think there are several flawed ideas […]