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Special Episode: The Dissection of Elder Quentin L Cook’s Face To Face On Church History

9/15/2018
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Radio Free Mormon and Bill Reel get together for a special Episode discussion on Elder Quentin L. Cook’s Face To Face On Church History. While Elder Cook and Church Historians Matt Grow and Kate Holbrook attempt to tell the audience that Church history is faith building and that it can withstand scrutiny, a simple look […] The post Special Episode: The Dissection of Elder Quentin L Cook’s Face To Face On Church History appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:03:15:12

How To Not Answer Questions On Church History With Steven Harper Part 2

8/19/2018
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Today we dissect the Mormon Channel’s video titled “How to Answer Questions about Church History” hosted by Amy Iverson where she interviews Steven Harper on how he as a Church Historian deals with tough issues within Church history. You might expect a Church historian who is on such a program due to his immersion and […] The post How To Not Answer Questions On Church History With Steven Harper Part 2 appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:32:25

How To Not Answer Questions On Church History With Steven Harper Part 1

8/19/2018
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Today we dissect the Mormon Channel’s video titled “How to Answer Questions about Church History” hosted by Amy Iverson where she interviews Steven Harper on how he as a Church Historian deals with tough issues within Church history. You might expect a Church historian who is on such a program due to his immersion and […] The post How To Not Answer Questions On Church History With Steven Harper Part 1 appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:30:31

Mormon Discussion: 309: Spencer Wright – Rational Thought and Bat Shit Crazy

8/18/2018
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Today We sit down with Spencer Wright, author of “How To Think”, and discuss how Faith and Rational thought are actually opposites. That as soon as we have to make allowances for less likely answers and solutions or even the moment we say “its possible” we have now begun irrational thinking. Spencer helps us put […] The post Mormon Discussion: 309: Spencer Wright – Rational Thought and Bat Shit Crazy appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:02:03:26

Mormon Discussion: 2018 Sunstone Symposium Gold Plates – Ancient or Modern Fabrication

7/28/2018
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One of the coolest issues to dive into is Moroni’s Gold Plates. This ancient mortal was the last to make engravings and to see them protected until he himself buried them only to as a post mortal being entrust them to the prophet Joseph Smith. What do we know about these plates and whose testimony […] The post Mormon Discussion: 2018 Sunstone Symposium Gold Plates – Ancient or Modern Fabrication appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:13:23

Mormon Discussion: 307: Newell Bringhurst: Saints, Slaves, & Blacks

7/25/2018
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Today with Sit down with Newell Bringhurst, Author of “Saints, Slaves, and Blacks: The Changing Place of Black People Within Mormonism”. We discuss how the Priesthood ban came to be and how the false doctrines around it originated. We talk about the 1978 removal of the ban and work up to present day discussing the […] The post Mormon Discussion: 307: Newell Bringhurst: Saints, Slaves, & Blacks appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:12:55

Mormon Discussion: 306: What Is Left?

7/5/2018
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WHAT IS LEFT??????? 1.) The Church has distanced itself from power of the Priesthood every conference talk about a priesthood blessing taking place ends with the person blessed dying We have now shifted to “faith not to be healed” being greater than faith to be healed The supernatural god-magic miracles of of the past have […] The post Mormon Discussion: 306: What Is Left? appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:27:52

305: Empathy vs Sympathy

6/14/2018
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Bill Reel examines within the pain of a faith transition the development from Sympathy to Empathy. We look at what each of these look like and how they express themselves within our faith and within our faith transitions. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post 305: Empathy vs Sympathy appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:47:14

Mormon Discussion: 304: Be One And Be Racist With Us And Our Racist God…. No Thank You

6/2/2018
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Last night the Church of Jesus Christ held a 40th anniversary of its doctrinal and policy change to allow those of African Descent to receive Priesthood and Saving ordinances in the Temple. As we all know the Church has been hush hush forever about this change and it context in our past. And then in […] The post Mormon Discussion: 304: Be One And Be Racist With Us And Our Racist God…. No Thank You appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:47:52

Mormon Discussion: 302: Racism, Parodies, and Botched Opportunities

5/26/2018
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Mormonism in the past week has learned that inspite of how much members say what they think the Church expects them to say, that members are deep down struggling much more deeply with the issues within its faith. Today on Mormon Discussion we talk about the recent Race Apology both the satire apology created by […] The post Mormon Discussion: 302: Racism, Parodies, and Botched Opportunities appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:46:11

301: Bill Reel discusses the twists and turns of his Faith Journey

5/23/2018
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Today guest host Brittney Hartley sits down with Bill Reel from Mormon Discussions Podcasts and discusses his current relationship with Mormonism. In this 2 hour interview Bill tackles what got him to this place as they discuss many of the important moments along this journey. They tackle where he is at currently including where his […] The post 301: Bill Reel discusses the twists and turns of his Faith Journey appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:02:19:25

Mormon Discussion: 300: SEERS

5/19/2018
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Today On Mormon Discussion, We discuss Seers. What is a Seer within the Old Testament. How does the Book of Mormon frame such a word. What is Jesus as heard through the D&C stating? How about Moroni as a spiritual post-mortal being? How does the modern Church today define a Seer? And lastly is the […] The post Mormon Discussion: 300: SEERS appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:34:06

299: Haley Lemmon – The Joseph Smith Translation – Revelation or Plagiarism

5/11/2018
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Haley Wilson Lemmon sits down with us today to discuss the Joseph Smith translation of the Bible. Haley worked with BYU Professor Thomas A Wayment in looking into what possible sources Joseph Smith used in his Bible translation. The major discovery here was that Joseph Smith “direct borrowed” or plagiarized heavily from Adam Clarke’s Commentary in […] The post 299: Haley Lemmon – The Joseph Smith Translation – Revelation or Plagiarism appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:31:28

298: Tim Birt – Mormonism’s Negligence on Sex Abuse

3/31/2018
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The Church has claimed to be the “Gold Standard” on handling of Sexual Abuse. They have also said that “No religious organization has done more” than they have to prevent and respond to abuse. The Church has also stated that “While clergy-abuse cases continue to grab headlines, the Church has had almost no child abuse […] The post 298: Tim Birt – Mormonism’s Negligence on Sex Abuse appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:02:05:06

297: Wisdom Through Exposure

3/28/2018
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Today I want to talk about Wisdom. Wisdom seems to come from exposing ourselves in a vulnerable way to others especially those who are diverse and unique from us. It is when we look for truth outside of our bubbles that we begin to open ourselves up to real wisdom. That when we live in […] The post 297: Wisdom Through Exposure appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:41:09

Special Episode: 296: Sex Abuse, Victim Shaming, and Sabbaticals

3/24/2018
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With the recent MormonLeaks audio regarding MTC president self admitting he sexual abused others, it became necessary to speak out about sex abuse and the unhealthiness here inside the Church. I start by telling some stories from my growing up and tie into how good Mormonism was for 17 year old me. I then explain […] The post Special Episode: 296: Sex Abuse, Victim Shaming, and Sabbaticals appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:52:43

295: Revelation and The Role of Prophets & Apostles, Modern and Ancient

3/7/2018
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Are Modern Prophets the same as Ancient Prophets and Ancient Apostles? Today we dissect three audio quotes of Elder Oaks where he seems to acknowledge and validate that they are not. That while Ancient Apostles and prophets were witnesses of a manifestation of some sort in regards to their witness of Christ while Modern Prophets […] The post 295: Revelation and The Role of Prophets & Apostles, Modern and Ancient appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:00:35:31

295: Sam Young – Protect The Children

2/21/2018
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Today we sit down with Sam Young and discuss his effort to protect Latter-day Saint children. Sam shares the why of his involvement in this issue, what he is doing to accomplish this, what would need to change, and how the Church is reacting. We talk about transparency, forthrightness, and the shielding of this institution […] The post 295: Sam Young – Protect The Children appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:17:32

294: Loni Lamm – A Spiritual Awakening- Part 2

2/15/2018
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Today we hang out with Loni Lamm and discuss her faith journey and the journey of her family. She has an interesting story to tell. Some of her story including her time as an up and coming singer and her diverse experience in place like California will take on new ground. But more importantly the […] The post 294: Loni Lamm – A Spiritual Awakening- Part 2 appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:02:03:11

293: Loni Lamm – A Spiritual Awakening- Part 1

2/15/2018
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Today we hang out with Loni Lamm and discuss her faith journey and the journey of her family. She has an interesting story to tell. Some of her story including her time as an up and coming singer and her diverse experience in place like California will take on new ground. But more importantly the […] The post 293: Loni Lamm – A Spiritual Awakening- Part 1 appeared first on Mormon Discussion by Bill Reel.

Duration:01:26:42