253: Carol Lynn Pearson – Haunting Hearts & Heaven

Today we sit down with with Author, Feminist, and LGBT ally Carol Lynn Pearson.  We discuss her book “The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy” along with several other issues including LGBT inclusiveness and the development of her own faith.  Carol Lynn has been a long time ally and friend of those who feel marginalized by their faith. […]

Radio Free Mormon: 006: Denying Church History

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Denying Church History”.  This episode uses an interview with Marlin Jensen where he was interviewed by Doug Fabrizio just after the Helen Whitney’s “The Mormon” aired on PBS.  Radio Free Mormon dissects this interview to show as Much as the Church wants to move into transparency that […]

POST: Faith Crisis And Penguins

Faith Crisis And Penguins Brittney Hartley 11/14/2016 When I was a young child I learned all about birds. I learned that birds could fly and that they laid eggs. I presented reports about how they had feathers and beaks. With my friends at school I learned stories about all different kinds of birds and their […]

POST: Not So Modest Stipends Stifling Faith

Recently due to some leaked documents the general membership learned at least roughly what our leaders get paid.  We know that Elder Eyring in the year 2000 was paid roughly $90k and that in 2014 all top male leaders were informed that they were having their “base living allowance” increased from $116,400 to $120k.  The […]

Ward or Stake Resource: Help Thou Mine Unbelief

STAKE HANDOUT HELP THOU MINE UNBELIEF BY STUDY AND BY FAITH: Suggestions and Resources to Work Through Questions Related to LDS Church History, Doctrine, and Social Issues In the Church, we value truth and we value those who seek after it. Joseph Smith once said, “Mormonism is Truth.” He encouraged the Saints to let truth […]

For My Wife And Children: Why People Doubt

This letter (I did not author this) was done with Charity and not drawing the conclusion for others but sharing the messiness of Mormonism that compels us to re-evaluate our narrative. I am hoping this will be seen as informative and helping others to bridge conversations and to see why folks lose faith without being […]

252: Mormonism For Beginners

Today I sit down with Stephen Carter and Jett Atwood, respectively the Author and Illustrator of “Mormonism For Beginners” and “iPlates”.  Stephen also happens to be the Editor of Sunstone Magazine.  We talk about their faith journies, their love of writing and art, and what went into their comic series “iPlates” and their newest book […]

251: Resolution For Conversion – Trace Rogers

Today’s Episode is hosted by Trace Rogers.  Trace volunteers as the Website Manager for Mormon Discussion Podcast.  He has been with us for over a year and has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to improve your listening experience.  Almost all of the site’s improvements over the past year and it functionality behind the scenes is […]

Radio Free Mormon: 005: Make Way For Milk Strippings

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Make Way For Milk Strippings”.  This episode delves into the apostasy and separation of Thomas Marsh from the Church.  The story we have been told is that Marsh stuck up for and defended his wife over her feeling that a verbal agreement with a neighbor over milk […]