At the zenith of my Mormon apologetics back in 1990, I engaged in a public debate with a Church of Christ minister from Austin, Texas.… Read More »RFM: 281: My Debate with a Church of Christ Minister!
In a strange twist of fate, my old missionary companion, Kyle McKay, has become not only a General Authority, but also the Church Historian! Now… Read More »RFM: 280: Compelling Reasons to Doubt Mormonism!
A new apologetic technique has arisen in recent years of trying to prove the Book of Mormon true by proving all naturalistic theories false. RFM… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 265: Sherlock Holmes v. Joseph Smith
Elder David Bednar recently completed a landmark address in two parts, seeking to defend the LDS Church against its critics. RFM is joined by the… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 258: The Unreasonable Elder Bednar, Part 1
RFM concludes his Biblical analysis of the perennial argument concerning the roles of grace and works in salvation. Mormon apologetics has never been this much… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 249: Defender of the Faith, Lecture 11, Grace v. Works–Conclusion
The earliest account of the First Vision poses some conflict within Mormon Truth Claims about what Joseph Smith experienced and what was invented about the… Read More »Mormonism LIVE: 063: First Vision Apologetics
RFM sits down with Kerry Shirts, former believer, former director of research for FAIR (Formerly FairMormon, formerly FAIR), former apologist known as the Backyard Professor.… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 225: Kerry Shirts Interview (AKA The Backyard Professor)
Tonight RFM and Bill Reel take a look at how Director of the Church History Library, Keith A. Erekson, frames apologetics, inoculation, and publicly frames… Read More »MORMONISM LIVE !: 007: Breakdown of Fireside by Director of Church History Library
This is Lecture 10 in my twelve-lecture Institute class on Defending the Faith taught at the University of Texas at Austin in the spring semester… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 198: Defender of the Faith, Lecture 10, Grace v. Works
RFM gives a rundown of the fallout apologists have been experiencing due to the Robert Ritner interviews! On top of that, three examples are given… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 196: The Games People Play
Many Latter-day Saints are leaving the Church over issues relating to the Book of Abraham. In this special fireside, I talk about the most commonly… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 195: Book of Abraham Fireside
In a stunning reversal of events, John Gee publicly announces he no longer believes a long-touted evidence for the Book of Abraham is valid! This… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 193: John Gee Comes Clean!
Professor Brian Hauglid is recently retired from BYU where he spent 21-years as Professor of Ancient Scripture. The extensive work he has done on the… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 184: The Brian Hauglid Interview
Today concludes RFM’s discussion with Jonathan Streeter on the subject of Joseph Smith’s polygamy–and the lengths some apologists will go to in order to try… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 172: A Bad Defense is the Worst Offense Part 3
RFM joins the fabulous Jonathan Streeter (and Yugio!) to investigate the best documented plural marriage of Joseph Smith. In the process, they manage to pick… Read More »Radio Free Mormon: 169: A Bad Defense is the Worst Offense Part 1