Category Archives: Ministry in LDS Culture

Resource: Choosing a Church

As a pastor in Utah, Jonathan Stoddard has frequent conversations with people on their way out of Mormonism who are looking for a new spiritual home. He often is called on to counsel transitioning Mormons about what to look for in … Continue reading

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How God Works Through Internship

Maddie Tallman, who completed an internship with Utah Advance this year, recently posted these reflections. It’s worth taking a minute to read! This describes very well what our internship program at Utah Advance is all about. Ever since I graduated high … Continue reading

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Equip 2016

On August 20, I will be speaking at a regional ministry conference called EQUIP 2016. Several northern Utah churches and ministries are working together to provide workshops for church and ministry volunteers and staff members. We especially want to serve … Continue reading

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Urbana Seminar Audio and Notes

Here is the audio feed, along with a copy of the notes, for my recent seminar at Urbana 15. It’s called “Mormonism: Cult or Culture? A Contextualized Approach to Ministry Among Mormons.” Audio Feed Abstract: Latter-day Saints constitute a large, … Continue reading

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Review of 2015

2015 has been a productive year at Utah Advance! Here are some highlights. Led a weekly training cohort in biblical and theological studies through CB Matrix. Participated in monthly dialog meetings with teachers at local LDS Institute of Religion. Hosted the … Continue reading

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