214: That We May Be One: A Gay Mormon’s Perspective on Faith and Family: Tom Christofferson

By Gina Colvin

Tom Christofferson is gay and he’s Mormon.  His recently published book ‘That We May Be One’ is a touching memoir of love, loss, and faith.  We discuss the story within his story that our life’s journey be underscored by a demonstrative, kind and gentle love, particularly for our LGBTQ brothers, sisters …read more
Source: A Thoughtful Faith

260.2: Providing for ourselves and each other (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 38)

By Jared Anderson

“In Mine Own Way”

One of the most urgent problems we face today is also the most overwhelming… incomprehensible wealth inequality and literally a world of desperate need. This episode discusses

  • The problem
    • Wealth inequality/poverty in the world
    • Wealth inequality/poverty in the US
    • Wealth inequality/poverty in the Church
  • Possible Solutions

211: How to Research Mormons and other Stories from the Oakland First Ward: Amiee Flynn-Curran

By Gina Colvin

Amiee Flynn-Curran is a non-Mormon ethnographer who did her PhD fieldwork in the Oakland First Ward of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Amiee’s was interested in finding out how a conservative Christian church community negotiates the question of gender and sexuality inclusivity.   For 18 months Amiee participated in the life of …read more
Source: A Thoughtful Faith