Got A Sermon 28 June 2015

A regular series where we feature our listeners’ church talks from all around the world. 1st Speaker:  Brady Bluhm Brady grew up in the church in Southern California.  He was a child actor and appeared in numerous television shows and…

Kris Black – On her resignation and her rebaptism

Twenty years ago, Kris Black resigned from the church.  Wanting to be free of her ties to Mormonism she went through the then arduous process of having her name removed so that she could feel free to explore other religions and forms…

Bryndis Roberts – Processing the Charleston Church Murders

On the 17th of June 2015 a young white man attended the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday night bible study class on Calhoun Street, Charleston, South Carolina.  He allegedly sat with the community in their study before pulling out…

102: Got a Sermon 15 June 2015

This week the ‘Got a Sermon’ speakers are Nicola Petty from Christchurch, New Zealand who speaks about loneliness, Bob Rees from Marin Country in the Bay Area who speaks about Mary the mother of Jesus, and Catherine Larsen from North…

098: Lincoln Cannon on Mormon Transhumanism and Becoming One in the Body of Christ

Lincoln Cannon is the President of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. He works as a consultant, assisting clients with vision, ethics, strategy, and marketing in emerging technology, including cloud and mobile computing, e-governance, rejuvenation biotech, neural enablement, and machine intelligence. He is…

097: Got a Sermon 7 June 2015

This is the first of a podcast series called “Got a Sermon” where  those primarily from the ‘A Thoughtful Faith Support Community’ share their  ‘church’ talks.   This week our speakers are Ronie Hayashida Cabral Reed, Tom Tolman and Mica McGrigg…

096: Hard to Stay – Harder to Leave

This episode features the wisdom, reflections and insights of several ‘A Thoughtful Faith’ community members.  Each of them have found both reasons to leave, and to stay faithful in the church.  As they balance both the good and the bad they…

095: James Ott Speaks About Addiction, Word of Wisdom, Recovery, and Spirituality

Do you or does someone you love struggle with addiction? Despite our LDS doctrines and practices many Mormons struggle with the issue of addiction. In Part one of this interview James Ott explores addiction in the LDS community. This topic…

094: Julie Lefgren on Being Single in the Church

The recognition of adult singles in the LDS Church is usually a footnote buried in the dominate family rhetoric of Mormon culture, and yet it is estimated that 30% of Mormons are single.  Julie Lefgren has never married, is a…