The Mormon Expression Podcast

Mormon Expression is a weekly podcast that deconstructs Mormonism and Mormon themes.

Podcast Episodes

Here are the most recent eposides

Episode 317: Goodbye and Thanks for Listening

Join Adam, John and Brandon as they say goodbye.  Thank you for all of the support and for making Mormon Expression a success.  We hope that it has been useful and that all recorded episodes will continue to be an important resource for those in transition.  Be kind.  Be hopeful. Keep dreaming.  Thanks for listening.

27 Sep, 2015 adam

Episode 316: Apocalypse Fever

Join Adam, Josh and Jared as they discuss the “Prepper” movement and why the apocalyptic message is appealing to people, Mormons included.  Big thanks to Josh for preparing the topic.

27 Sep, 2015 adam

Episode 315: Mormon Biblical Misconceptions

Join Adam, Josh, Austin and Brandon as they discuss the Top 10 (+ 1) misconceptions Mormons have about the Bible.  This episode was researched and prepared by Josh Wartena.  Many thanks to Josh and to all the people who continue to actively participate in the show, in a variety of ways.

20 Sep, 2015 adam

Episode 314: Delusions

Join Adam and Josh as they discuss a topic prepared by Josh.  Hot damn!  So many talented listeners contributing to the show.  Keep it coming!!!  Why do people, including you, believe the unbelievable?

7 Aug, 2015 adam

Episode 313: Listener Feedback Review

Join Adam, Nathan, Brent, Brandon and the Live Audience Participants as they review the first 6 months, of listener feedback and comments, during Adam’s time as host of the show.

19 Jul, 2015 adam

Episode 312: How Best to Talk to Children About Sex, Without all the Mormonism

Join Adam, Cori, Kelly and Hillary as they discuss the pros and cons of a few approaches to talking to children and adolescents about sex, in a post-Mormon climate.

13 Jul, 2015 adam

Episode 311: Justice Prevails

Join Adam, Quinn and Brandon as they discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same sex marriage across all 50 states on Friday June 26, 2015, and the general reactions/implications for and within Mormonism.

5 Jul, 2015 adam

Episode 310: The UK Evangelicals Come to Town

Join Adam and his new friends from the UK, long time listener of the show, Bobby Gilpin and his good friends Lee Burrows and Tony Brown, as they discuss their trip to SLC, Jesus, their faith, their stories, and of course Mormonism.  Absolute Gentlemen. Cheers!

30 Jun, 2015 adam

Episode 309: Narrative Similarities

Join Adam and Brandon as they discuss the similarity between TBM testimonies and Faith Crisis/”Leaving” Narratives.  “I would like to bear my testimony.  I know that Mormon Expression is True.”

29 Jun, 2015 adam

Episode 308: Pope Francis for Prophet

Join Adam and Brandon as they discuss a few of the reasons why the Pope would make a great prophet.  

21 Jun, 2015 adam

Episode 307: What I learned listening to the “My Book of Mormon” Podcast

Join Adam, David and Josh as they discuss a few of the things that a “gentile”, David, taught Adam and Josh about the book around which they once framed their entire lives.  DRINK!!! (for all of David’s MyMo’s) Ha ha ha ha

14 Jun, 2015 adam

Episode 306: Amy and Dan

Join Adam, Amy and Dan for this “Pseudo” Voices episode.  They discuss their marriage, their eventual divorce, and Dan’s new relationship with his husband Brian all the while relating their experience to Mormonism.  Love and kindness prevails.  

8 Jun, 2015 adam

Episode 305: Peter Singer and Mormonsim

Join Adam and John for a continuation of the Philosophy Series as they discuss contemporary Philosopher Peter Singer, and his ethical philosophy “Effective Altruism”.  What is our obligation to others?  And, what has Mormonism done to affect or shape our feelings/beliefs toward altruism?

1 Jun, 2015 adam

Episode 304: The Clean Hands Initiative

Join Adam, Matt and Quinn as they discuss the “Clean Hands Initiative” and discuss the Pros and Cons of localized leadership within Mormonism.*/  

25 May, 2015 adam

Episode 303: ZEALOT

Join Adam and Darin as they discuss the controversial book “Zealot” and the author who wrote it.  What do we really know about the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth?

18 May, 2015 adam

Episode 302: Mormon Analogies

Join Adam and Flip as they discuss an episode topic that was submitted by a listener in Dallas, Texas on the usefulness of Analogy.  Big thanks to Matt for passing this on.  

10 May, 2015 adam

Episode 301: Pragmatism

Join Adam and John for a continuation in the Philosophy series as they discuss Pragmatism and  what it means for belief and truth within Mormonism.  

4 May, 2015 adam

Episode 300: Joseph S’Myth

Join Adam, Cori, Austin and Brandon as they discuss Joseph’s Myth…or Joseph S’Myth, that is, myth and mormonism.  Happy Birthday to Mormon Expression.  300 Episodes!!! Thanks for listening

27 Apr, 2015 adam

Episode 299: Adam’s Top Picks from the Mormon Expression Past

Join Adam as he reviews and recommends some of his favorite episodes from the past 5 years of the Mormon Expression Podcast.

19 Apr, 2015 adam

Episode 298: Are There Any Opposed?

Join Adam and Laura as they discuss the April 2015 General Conference, most specifically, her experience opposing the General Authorities.  Thanks to Laura for coming to the show on such short notice and for trusting us with her story.

12 Apr, 2015 adam

Episode 297: I’m Trying to be Like Joseph

Join Adam, Matt and Brandon as they discuss ways in which behavior suggests that Mormons are striving to be much more like Joseph than Jesus.  Thanks to Google Images for providing the most perfect Image for this episode, I could not have asked for anything more.

6 Apr, 2015 adam

Episode 296: The Veil of Ignorance

Join Adam and Father John as they discuss a few Philosophers and the idea of justice/fairness in relation to “The Veil of Ignorance”.  John is charming as ever and teaches us a few new words along the way…  

29 Mar, 2015 adam

Episode 295: The New Mission of the Church

Join Adam as he discusses the “New” Mission of the Church and offers up a few suggestions.  

22 Mar, 2015 adam

Episode 294: Winning and Losing

Join Adam as he takes a brief look back at the past couple months and as he discusses the future of both the Mormon Church and Mormon Expression.  Can we both WIN in the end?  

7 Mar, 2015 adam

Episode 293: LILA

  Join Adam, Kristi and Quinn as a couple of old friends catch up and discuss love, compassion, and the life of one very special little girl, Lila Kimball.  This episode is humbly dedicated to the life and legacy of Lila Kimball. Thank you sweet girl…  

1 Mar, 2015 adam

Episode 292: Heaven

Join Adam, Brandon, and Matt as they discuss  heaven………  

22 Feb, 2015 adam

Episode 291: The Harm Principle

Join Adam, Cori and John as they discuss Utilitarianism and John Stuart Mill’s “The Harm Principle”.  They ask the tricky question, “Forget the church, are WE doing harm???”  

15 Feb, 2015 adam

Episode 290: Sealing “Soup”

Join Adam and Deb as they discuss sealings and their affect on childhood, marriage, and families.  

8 Feb, 2015 adam

Paul Duane Interviews Adam Archer

Photo courtesy of Paul Duane Paul Duane of “The Paul Duane Show” invited Adam to come join him in the AM 630 KTalk Studio. Per Paul’s website, “Adam Archer, the new host of Mormon Expression Podcast, joined me in the studio today to talk about the show, life, God, and ballet.” Thanks to Paul for […]

3 Feb, 2015 adam

Episode 289: Church Press Conference Review

Join Adam M Archer and Lindsay H Park as they review the Church’s most recent Press Conference on Religious Freedoms.  They also get to know one another, discuss the pronunciation of “Satan”, heterosexism and intersectionality.  

1 Feb, 2015 adam

Episode 288: Shifting Perspective

Join Adam and Austin as they discuss Us Thieves, the band behind the new ME opening and closing songs, and a review of many shows that Austin has performed as an actor in relation to how perspective shifts over time.  

25 Jan, 2015 adam

Episode 287: How Americans View Mormonism

Join Adam and Matt as they discuss a recent survey on How Americans View Mormonism and its relationship to “Anti-Mormonism”

19 Jan, 2015 adam

Episode 286: Staring at the Sun

Join new host Adam and an old friend of the podcast as they discuss the work of existential therapist Irvin Yalom and its relation to Mormonism.

12 Jan, 2015 randy