A podcast that seeks to highlight and model thoughtful faith within Mormonism
359: When a Woman's Professional Expertise Becomes a Question of LDS Apostasy: Natasha Helfer
Natasha Helfer (LCMFT, CST, CSTS )is a licensed clinician and mental health professional who has been summoned to a LDS Church trial for her public stance on sexual health. Taking offence at the idea that the LDS Church is a toxic religious home for our LGBTQIA+ community, and that masturbation can be both appropriate and healthy, a Kansas Stake President has held onto Natasha's records for 18 months in order to execute this action.
Natasha joins me to discuss the broader context of LDS Church culture that makes such punitive measures acceptable and actionable.
358: The Spiritual Advice Line With Katie Langston: March 2021
This month, our discussion comes from listeners' questions about; white supremacy, intra-faith marriage, community belonging, spirituality and the true church!
357: An Ordinary Unordinary Life as a Polygamist's Daughter: Mary Jayne Blackmore
Mary Jayne Blackmore has written a memoir 'Balancing Bountiful' of her evolution as a woman with a most unusual childhood. Now out of the church but still in the community Mary Jayne has made a life for herself both inside and outside.
The Spiritual Advice Line: February 2021
Today Katie Langston returns to the Spiritual Advice Line. We discuss spiritual abuse; unhelpful images of God; the necessity of community, and how to read the Bible
Eco-spirituality, Eco-justice and Eco-Feminism: The New Christianity: Emily Rose
In this episode, Emily Rose joins me to discuss eco-spirituality, eco-justice and eco-feminism and the way that the environment undergirds her relationship with her faith, the Divine and ultimately with the rest of the human family.
The Spiritual Practice of Earth Care: Prof. George Handley
A conversation with George Handley who argues that humanity must be seen in light of our intimate and dependent relationship with Earth’s natural systems.
Thanks for the work you do! It’s nice to have these great support groups for those in the nuanced / progressive / post Mormon spaces. I’d love it if you’d upload your whole catalogue on iTunes.
Gina is the perfect host!
Gina knows when to speak and when to listen. She is the perfect host; she allows her guests to shine and in doing so, shines herself! And her lovely accent is really pleasing to listen to!