295: Sam Young – Protect The Children

Today we sit down with Sam Young and discuss his effort to protect Latter-day Saint children.  Sam shares the why of his involvement in this issue, what he is doing to accomplish this, what would need to change, and how the Church is reacting.  We talk about transparency, forthrightness, and the shielding of this institution […]

Marriage on a Tightrope: 004: Love

When one spouse experiences a crisis of faith, it is easy to feel that their feelings for their spouse are in crisis as well.  Kattie and Allan discuss how they are strengthening their love for one another and are not allowing Allan’s faith crisis dictate how they feel towards one another.

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PREMIUM: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics Pt 2

RFM todays tackles the awareness of LDS Leaders that the Church is losing members in a mass apostacy.  In this part 2 episode RFM how much LDS leaders know that Mormonism is no longer growing.  Using Marlin Jenson’s statement that “The fifteen men really do know, and they really care. And they realize that maybe […]

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PREMIUM: Wisdom Through Exposure

Today I want to talk about Wisdom.  Wisdom seems to come from exposing ourselves in a vulnerable way to others especially those who are diverse and unique from us.  It is when we look for truth outside of our bubbles that we begin to open ourselves up to real wisdom.  That when we live in […]

292: Jaxon Washburn – Paradigm of a Rising Generation

Today I sit down with Jaxon Washburn.  Who is Jaxon?  Only one of the stronger voices coming out of younger generation of Mormons.  We tackle the idea of Prophets, Scripture, the LGBT issue and others in an effort to see how the younger generation is beginning to re-frame Mormonism.  What does the future look like?  […]

291: Stand Up Speak Up!!!

Today on Mormon Discussion, Bill Reel ties together several facets playing out in his own life and in his Church regarding the LGBT Issue.  How it is playing out in his wrestle with Mormonism, How it is playing out in his family & Friendships, How the Church is slowly coming around, How some leaders are […]

290: Tony Ortega & The Church of Scientology & Scientologists

Today we sit down with Tony Ortega, a journalist who has covered Scientology for over 20 years.  We talk about the mechanisms of Scientology and contrast and compare them with some of the mechanisms Mormonism.   We cover topics like how both religions handle dissenters, what gives the members certainty with their respective religion, interviews […]

Joseph Smith’s Polygamy Fireside 1.13.2018

This is an audio recording of a Fireside held in Southern Utah on January 13 2018 on Joseph Smith’s polygamy.  We share the accounts of the plural wives of the Prophet Joseph Smith in their very words.  Going through multiple accounts one begins to see a pattern appear.  Religious pressure, rhetoric to each women that […]

Marriage On A Tightrope: 001: Allan & Kattie

Today we introduce a new podcast “Marriage On A Tightrope”.  Co-hosts Allan & Kattie, husband and wife, introduce themselves and introduce their podcast which focuses on navigating a mixed faith marriage.  With so many Mormons entering faith shifts, more and more helpful conversations around mixed faith marriages are needed and Marriage on a Tightrope is […]

289: Institutional Overreaching – A Better Framework

People are constantly trying to figure out how they can be in Mormonism while trying to reconcile where they stand versus where the Institution stands.  In spite of the fact that the Church has always struggled to define itself, it’s history, it’s theology, and even the Word of God when it isn’t; we still seem […]

288: Lucy Walker and Spiritual Experiences

Today we tell the story of Lucy Walker, plural wife of the prophet Joseph Smith.  We tell her story and then spend time exploring who has spiritual experiences, whether they can be trusted specifically when one us under stress, pressure, and sleep deprivation.  Then we explore the spiritual experiences of those of other faiths and […]