024-027: The Essential Role of Grief in a Mormon Faith Crisis

Join us now for a new series of “The Gift of the Mormon Faith Crisis.” Our focus will be on exploring and applying the extended Kubler-Ross Model for grief to a Mormon Faith Crisis. We heartily welcome your questions, stories, and comments! Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part 1 Download MP3 Part 2 Download MP3 Part 3 …

022-023: Communicating with Children During a Faith Transition

In Part 1 recorded January 31, 2017, Margi and John Dehlin interview Julie De Azevedo-Hanks, Kerstin Koldewyn, and former LDS Quorum of the 70 member Hans Mattsson (Sweden) about how to speak to children during a Mormon faith transition. Questions and comments are also discussed from our live listening audience. In Part 2 recorded February 28, 2017, Margi and John Dehlin …

018-021: Communicating with the Church Leadership, Ward Members, and Neighbors During and After a Mormon Faith Crisis

In a 2-part episode recorded on March 19, 2019, Dr. John Dehlin, Margi Weber Dehlin, and Natasha Helfer Parker discuss the topic of “Communicating with the Church Leadership, Ward Members, and Neighbors During and After a Mormon Faith Crisis.” We integrated comments from the community, along with your questions and comments. Some of the subtopics in Part 1 and 2 …

016-017: Communicating with Believing Family and Friends

Part 1: In this episode, recorded January 10, 2017, we discuss tips on communicating with Orthodox/Believing Mormons. Co-hosts are John and Margi Dehlin. Today’s Panelists: *Amy Grubbs *Shandi Hill, Moderator for Thoughtful Transitions *Jared Gant, Professional Photographer at JMGant Photography *Brynne Thomas Gant, Deputy District Attorney at Weld County District Attorney’s Office *Tanner Gilliland, Co Founder of Zelph on the …

012-015: “Coming Out” as a Non-Believer to Family Members

In these episodes, we discuss the process of disclosing or “coming out” to family members as a non-believer. Panelists include Dr. John Dehlin, Margi Weber Dehlin, and Natasha Helfer Parker. In parts 1 and 2, we will be incorporating disclosure or “coming out” stories from our listening audience, to help illustrate what TO do, and what NOT TO do when …

009-010: Understanding the Mormon Deconversion Process

In today’s episode of the Gift of the Mormon Faith Crisis, John, Margi and Natasha discuss the religious deconversion process, and why it is important to understand for someone either experiencing a faith crisis, or for understanding a loved one who is experiencing a faith crisis. Part 1: Part 2: Part 1 Download MP3 Part 2 Download MP3

007-008: Understanding the Mormon Conversion Process

In this two-part episode of the Gift of the Mormon Faith Crisis, Dr. John Dehlin & Margi Weber Dehlin and Natasha Helfer Parker take a deeper look at how religious conversion and de-conversion happen, and explore how that understanding can be useful in re-building a post-orthodoxy life, and in communicating with orthodox believing family and friends. Part 1: Part 2: …

005-006: What are the most difficult aspects of a Mormon Faith Crisis?

On today’s The Gift of the Mormon Faith Crisis podcast we will answer the question, “What are the most difficult aspects of a Mormon Faith Crisis?” In part one of this episode, we will discuss the following: Disappointing parents and extended family. Navigating a marriage built on Mormonism. Coming out to family, friends, co-workers, and the world. Feeling like a …

003-004: What are the most common causes of a Mormon faith crisis?

In Part 1 of this episode on the most common causes of a Mormon faith crisis, Dr. John Dehlin, Margi Weber Dehlin, and Natasha Helfer Parker discuss the most common causes of a Mormon Faith Crisis. People for whom the church never really resonated, or ceased to resonate. Exposure to healthy/happy non-Mormons. Those who don’t fit within mainstream Mormon culture, …

002: Are the Stereotypes True About Mormons who have a Faith Crisis?

In this episode, Dr. John Dehlin, Margi Dehlin, and Natasha Helfer Parker discuss the common stereotypes regarding Mormons who have a faith crisis. These stereotypes include: 1) That they were offended. 2) That they were weak and/or never really had a testimony. 3) That they wanted to sin 4) That they were exposed to anti-Mormon literature, podcasts, or individuals.