Recently Elder and Sister Redlunds did a talk in Hawaii for young adults regarding faith, doubt and doubters. Mike Hancey joins Natasha to discuss their reactions to the talk and how damaging it can be to those going through a faith crisis or transition.
Mike recently resigned from the church. He shares his experience going through his own personal crisis and why this talk was the catalyst to resign. He also shares his thoughts on what he would tell the Redlunds if he could.
The original talk can be found here:
Natasha and Mike discuss the gospel essays the church has recently started to come out with. You can find the links here: https://www.lds.org/topics/essays?lang=eng
In this episode of Mormon Mental Health, Natasha is joined by 3 women of faith: Gina Colvin, Katie Langston and Fatimah Salleh. As leaders of congregations, they discuss the mental health concerns in the construct of religion, and in particular, Mormonism. They also discuss what other communities can teach Mormonism and what Mormonism can teach these other communities.
Gina, Katie and Fatimah will be presenting at the Sunstone Symposium on July 22, 2018.
July 22, 2018 at 7pm
Community of Christ Chapel
2747 E Craig Dr, Salt Lake City
An interfaith gathering, rooted in friendship and faith, where three women of faith share their own Christian witness of the unfolding of Jesus from the margins.
For Katie’s speech a the Protect LDS Children March in Salt Lake City, UT in March of 2018, you can find it here:
Gina Colvin is the host of “A Thoughtful Faith” which you can find here where Fatimah joins on several episodes:
Natasha will be present at the Sunstone Symposium, presenting several times. For more information, please visit:
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Natasha Helfer Parker runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist for Patheos: Hosting the Conversation of Faith. She also hosts the popular podcasts, Mormon Mental Health & Mormon Sex Info and creates the sex educational resource, Sex Talk with Natasha.