Mormon Podcaster John Dehlin Facing Excommunication..Speaks Out!
about 1 month ago.
Updated about 1 month ago.
Interview by Utah Public Radio-Utah news By MATT JENSEN A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was among the first in the world to use online forums to discuss Mormon culture and doctrine has learned in recent days that he faces a disciplinary council for his ongoing discussions about doubts he and many of his supporters share about the faith. John Dehlin is the founder of the popular blog and podcast Mormon Stories. He spoke with Utah Public Radio on Friday about being notified by church leaders that he faced a pending disciplinary action - the outcome of which could ultimately lead to his dismissal from the LDS faith and ostracize him from his community. John Dehlin is a husband, father of four and creator of the blog and podcast Mormon Stories. He has learned in recent days that local church leaders disagree with his ideas and that his membership in the Mormon faith is in jeopardy. mormonstories.org Link to John Dehlin's letter from Stake President Bryan C. King, an orthopedic surgeon: http://www.scribd.com/doc/229280355/Stake-president-letter-to-John-Dehlin This was a great interview with John Dehlin on June 13, 2014, right after receiving a letter calling him to a church court on June 18, if he didn't resign. Go to the link below for the complete transcript of this interview: http://upr.org/post/mormon-facing-excommunication-speaks-out