Mormon Stories - LDS (Unofficial - MormonThink.com)

Mormon Stories podcast, created by John Dehlin, was retired in 2007. MormonThink.com is re-posting this podcast, along with John's other works, for those who still want/need the information. Because John released all of his podcast episodes with a Creative Commons license, we are within our full legal rights to post them here.

39:37 2009-04-02
I served an LDS mission in Guatemala in the late 1980s. As my mission progressed, we began to average over 700 baptisms per month, with some companionships baptizing over 40 in one month. When I tried to talk with my mission president about the issue--it ...
51:06 2007-10-19
David O. McKay presented a dramatic contrast to his predecessors: an athletic, movie-star-handsome, clean-shaven figure who often wore a white double-breasted suit; contrasted to the dark-suited, bearded polygamists (or, in the case of George Albert Smith...
58:51 2007-10-19
In this podcast, we interview Gregory Prince, author of "David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism", as he discusses President McKay's involvement in the Blacks/Priesthood issue.
0:00 2007-10-19
Inside the Mind of an Anti-Mormon
22:27:58 2007-10-19
The Mason/Mormon connection consistently ranks as a top 10 issues for those who are struggling with, or who have left the LDS Church. Greg Kearney, a lifelong, multi-generational Mormon and Master Mason, discusses the history of Masonry, how it became as...
51:52 2007-10-19
Over the past 2-3 years, LDS-themed blogs have literally erupted with activity. Today, there is an entire ecosystem of LDS bloggers, and literally hundreds of LDS blogs in the Internet. In this 2005 Sunstone Seattle presentation (to which I was invited t...
22:00:34 2007-10-19
In part 1 of a 3 part series, we interview John Lynch, Chairman of the Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research (FAIR), a volunteer group dedicated to Mormon Apologetics. In this episode, John Lynch discusses his conversion to the church, his j...
39:48 2007-10-19
In part 2 of this 3 part series, we continue our interview with John Lynch, Chairman of the Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research (FAIR), a volunteer group dedicated to Mormon Apologetics. In this episode, John Lynch discusses the top issues ...
22:12:15 2007-10-19
In this concluding episode (part 3 of 3), we interview with John Lynch, Chairman of FAIR–-the Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research. Within the segement, John Lynch discusses the most common issues faced by FAIR, and assesses (in his vi...
52:19 2007-10-19
Over the past few months, I’ve developed a friendship with several members of the LDS Bloggernacle-including a young couple known as Serenity Valley and Roasted Tomatoes. This husband/wife pair live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and run a blog calle...
45:29 2007-10-19
In part 2 of this interview, we continue our conversation with Serenity Valley and Roasted Tomatoes-a young LDS couple living in the San Francisco Bay area, and creators of the LDS Blog Latter-Day Saint Liberation Front. In this episode, Serenity and RT ...
59:16 2007-10-19
In part 1 of a 3 part series, we interview Todd Compton about the basics of polygamy in the Mormon church. Todd Compton is the author of the book In Sacred Loneliness.
34:00 2007-10-19
In part 2 of a 3 part series, we interview Todd Compton about the basics of polygamy in the Mormon church. Todd Compton is the author of the book In Sacred Loneliness.
36:08 2007-10-19
In part 3 of a 3 part series, we interview Todd Compton about the basics of polygamy in the Mormon church. Todd Compton is the author of the book In Sacred Loneliness.
32:46 2007-10-19
In part 1 of a 3-part series, we interview Dan Wotherspoon (Editor of Sunstone Magazine) and Tom Kimball (head of sales and marketing for Signature Books), as they discuss James Fowler's work entitled, "Stages of faith." In episode 1, Dan Wotherspoon out...
51:18 2007-10-19
In part 2 of this 3-part series, Tom Kimball, with the help of Dan Wotherspoon, takes us through Fowler's "Stages of Faith" from an LDS perspective.
53:45 2007-10-19
In part 3 of a 3-part series, Tom Kimball and Dan Wotherspoon tell us a bit about their journeys into stage 4 of Fowler's "Stages of Faith" as Mormons, and describe their respective experiences of attempting to baptize (Tom) and ordain (Dan) their sons wh...
40:16 2007-10-19
In part 1 of a 3 part interview, we interview Buckley Jeppson. Buckley, 57, says he's been informed verbally by a senior church leader that his life is incompatible with the doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and that a discipl...
44:34 2007-10-19
In part 2 of a 3 part interview, we interview Buckley Jeppson. Buckley, 57, says he's been informed verbally by a senior church leader that his life is incompatible with the doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and that a discipl...
41:34 2007-10-19
In part 3 of a 3 part interview, we interview Buckley Jeppson. Buckley, 57, says he's been informed verbally by a senior church leader that his life is incompatible with the doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and that a discipl...
53:17 2007-10-19
In part 1 of a 3 part series, we interview Darron Smith--a black man who joined the LDS church as a teenager in Tennessee. After serving a mission for the LDS Church and graduating from the University of Utah, Darron began a 10 year teaching career at ch...
56:07 2007-10-19
In part 2 of a 3 part series, we interview Darron Smith--a black man who joined the LDS church as a teenager in Tennessee. After serving a mission for the LDS Church and graduating from the University of Utah, Darron began a 10 year teaching career at ch...
42:48 2007-10-19
In part 3 of a 3 part series, we interview Darron Smith--a black man who joined the LDS church as a teenager in Tennessee. After serving a mission for the LDS Church and graduating from the University of Utah, Darron began a 10 year teaching career at ch...
55:17 2007-10-19
In part 1 of a 2 part series, we interview Ann--a pleasant, yet forceful presence in the bloggernacle, and leader within New Order Mormonism. According to the New Order Mormon Website, "New Order Mormons are those who no longer believe some (or much) of ...
22:25:08 2007-10-19
In part 2 of a 2 part series, we interview Ann--a pleasant, yet forceful presence in the bloggernacle, and leader within New Order Mormonism. According to the New Order Mormon Website, "New Order Mormons are those who no longer believe some (or much) of ...
23:16:44 2007-10-19
Recently, Brigham Young University invited Darius Gray--one of the founders of the LDS Genesis Group, and a black Mormon for over 30 years--to make a presentation entitled, "Blacks and the LDS Priesthood." In this interview, Darius re-delivers this prese...
23:16:44 2007-10-19
Recently, Brigham Young University invited Darius Gray--one of the founders of the LDS Genesis Group, and a black Mormon for over 30 years--to make a presentation entitled, "Blacks and the LDS Priesthood." In this interview, Darius re-delivers this prese...
22:05:23 2007-10-19
At least once each week a listener will ask me (John Dehlin) about my testimony in the LDS Church. Liberals or ex-Mormons call me an apologist. Conservatives accuse me of being a "wolf in sheep's clothing." So, to dispel the speculation--and in respons...
45:01 2007-10-19
At least once each week a listener will ask me (John Dehlin) about my testimony in the LDS Church. Liberals or ex-Mormons call me an apologist. Conservatives accuse me of being a "wolf in sheep's clothing." So, to dispel the speculation--and in respons...
22:03:05 2007-10-19
At least once each week a listener will ask me (John Dehlin) about my testimony in the LDS Church. Liberals or ex-Mormons call me an apologist. Conservatives accuse me of being a "wolf in sheep's clothing." So, to dispel the speculation--and in respons...
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