540: Millennial Mormons—Beliefs, Practices, and Authority Structures

Dan Wotherspoon Faith, Faith Development, God, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Scripture, Spirituality Leave a Comment

In the brilliant and fascinating new book, The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church, Jana Riess, with collaboration from Benjamin Knoll shares …

537–538: Being “Good and Mad” within Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Activism, Communication, Feminism, Mormon Culture, Women 1 Comment

In this two-part episode, a conversation between Kristine Haglund and host Dan Wotherspoon, Kristine shares insights and distillations from various sources and her own thinking …

506 –507: What Do Latter-day Saints Consider Authoritative?: Wrestling with Scripture, Prophetic Utterance, Personal Conscience, and an Expanding and Changing Canon

Dan Wotherspoon Doctrine, General Conference, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Prophets, Revelations, Scripture, Social Media, Women 2 Comments

At this moment, with the 2018 October General Conference just weeks away, many Latter-day Saints are—consciously and unconsciously—going through in their minds and hearts how …

172–173: Proactive LDS Parenting

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Life, Worthiness 32 Comments

Most Latter-day Saints who are negotiating a faith transition, including developing a new relationship with God and the church in which they were nurtured, naturally …

128: The One True Church

Dan Wotherspoon Doctrine, Priesthood 51 Comments

One of the most difficult things for many who have begun to think deeply about religion—their own as well as others and the relationship between …

100–101: Mormon Missions

Dan Wotherspoon Missionary Work 37 Comments

This two-part episode focuses on the unique experience of Mormon missions–their wonderful, powerful, light aspects, as well as those elements that can lead things to …

85–86: “Middle Way” Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Spirituality 88 Comments

For many Mormons, their faith and relationship to the LDS Church has forever changed from what they were growing up. And this is how it …