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Ep 501 – On Death and Truth and Why Some Stay
Glenn, Tom and Randy sit down with Christian Braithwaite, author of “Open Letter to Mormonism” and 2nd place winner in the most recent Listener Essay contest to discuss his essay, how to deal with tragedies like death after rejecting a belief in an afterlife, and how to define things like “truth.” We also talk with Christian’s wife Cassandra, a licensed social worker, about her experience with Christian’s faith crisis, some of the problems she sees in the Mormon church, and the reasons why she chooses to stay.
Ep 499 – Sabrina
Tom sits down with Jordan and Katie to talk about losing their teenage daughter Sabrina to suicide.
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Ep 496 – The Trouble with God, P2
Glenn and Randy finish their conversation with Chris Matheson about his new book, The Trouble with God, where the God of the Old Testament takes a satitical stroll through The Book of Mormon.
Ep 495 – The Trouble with God, P1
Glenn and Randy sit down with Chris Matheson, author of “The Story of God: A Biblical Story of Love (and Hate)” and its follow-up “The Trouble with God: A Divine Comedy about Judgment (and Misjudgment). In this episode, we discuss his general interest in religion, his career in film starting as co-creator of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and the comedy gold he first found in the Bible for “The Story with God” and The Book of Mormon for his newest book, “The Trouble with God.”
Chris’s new book can be purchased here: The Trouble with God
Ep 483 – Meet the Remarkably Remarkable Liz
What does it mean to be remarkable? Randy and Glenn sit down with Liz, reigning champion of our February 2018 Listener Essay contest, to talk about what it is like to search for meaning in life after leaving the Mormon church.
Ep 482 – Meet the Incredulous Pete Nixon
Randy and Glenn sit down with Pete Nixon, 3rd place winner of the last essay contest, to talk about Pete’s experience with families and homeschooling and leaving the Mormon church.
Ep 468 – The School of the Teachers: Intuitive Eating
Matt talks about healthy stuff with Paige Smathers, from the Nutrition Matters podcast. Real Words of Wisdom. Honest.
Ep 458 – Matt’s NEW PPI – Part 2
What does enlightenment mean for Matt Long? What is healing? Let’s finish up with Matt in a new and improved Personal Priesthood Interview (PPI).
You can email Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ep 457 – Matt’s NEW PPI – Part 1
What is it like recognizing that you were part of a cult and are now playing for the other team? No, I’m not taking about religion. I’m talking about Matt’s experience as a sex crimes prosecutor and now as a criminal defense attorney. Big things are brewing in Matt’s Long’s world. You will be hearing about them soon enough, but for now, let’s catch up with Matt in a new and improved Personal Priesthood Interview (PPI).
Ep 438 – The Religious Influence on my Life
Tom sits down with his oldest daughter who wrote an essay for a college class titled, “The Religious Influence on my Life.” She talks and writes about the shift her life took when her father came out to her as an unbeliever.