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October 04, 2015
Three White Utah Males Called to Fill Vacancies in the Twelve
In an unusual move by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints three white...
June 02, 2015
Polygamy – It’s in our bones
Ganesh Cherian, a former bishop from Wellington, New Zealand joins KiwiMormon once again as a...
May 09, 2015
Freedom for all, except people who disagree with me
This guest post is by Nicola Ward Petty, a convert from Catholicism, a returned missionary...
April 18, 2015
Mormon Internet Trolls, Cyberbullies and Doxing
I've been in the blogging game for three years now. I'm used to trolls and...
April 07, 2015
Uncritical Lovers: Mormonism’s problem children
A friend recently shared an observation with me about lovers and critics of the church....
April 02, 2015
Dear President; Dear Bishop
Dear President, Dear Bishop It has come to my attention that there are some...
February 15, 2015
Digesting the Dehlin Drama: Thoughts in the wake
I've spent the last couple of days percolating the latest excommunication drama, waiting for the...
January 28, 2015
On tuning into another LGBT drama in ‘Murica
30 Minutes ago the Mormon Newsroom concluded a rare press conference. Let me be clear,...
January 18, 2015
How loving the church can get you hated by the church
On the 10th of January 2014 a group of commissioners from the Hamilton District Council...
September 17, 2014
The Temple Recommend Series: The Interview Guidelines
In this first substantive edition of the Temple Recommend Series I will consider the guidelines...
May 17, 2014
Speaking Confidently of Motherhood Memes
This week some geniuses from the LDS.org meme department published advice to women about how...
May 05, 2014
Mormon mystics and managers: The traces of Joseph and Brigham in us
I love the idea that our church had its roots in the spiritual raptures and...
March 25, 2014
Its Time to Overhaul the Church Bureaucracy!
Years and years ago I was the Stake Librarian. My first job was to bring...
November 01, 2013
The Allegory of the Sinus
Firstly, let me point out that this post isn't really about my husband or his...
September 23, 2013
Mormon Culture Wars: Samoan Members Take on the Corporation!
I belong to a very diverse ward which includes Maori, Pakehā (Haolies or Palagi), Canadian,...
September 09, 2013
Blood and Horror on this Earth
Thousands and thousands of Mormons all over the world attend temple services on a daily...
June 24, 2013
The Work of Salvation Broadcast: An Antipodean Summary
In light of the recent 'Work of Salvation' broadcast it appears that the missionary work...
June 10, 2013
So you’ve been called to serve a mission in New Zealand! Some insider tips for the Americans
I've been travelling over the last three weeks and last night I found myself in...
May 05, 2013
The Sacred Mormon Schvantz
I've been thoughtful recently about the cultural privileges that my husband has as a Mormon...
January 14, 2013
LDS Church HQ announces its Relocation to New Zealand! (Well, not really but…..)
After a one month summer hiatus its time to hit the New Year with more...
October 29, 2012
The New Zealand Marriage (Definition of marriage) Amendment Bill: A private comment on a public submission
On the 29th August 2012 the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill passed its first...
October 08, 2012
Embodying the Mormon Cultural Turn: A personal reflection
I’ve only been blogging since the beginning of the year but in that time I’ve...
August 28, 2012
How am I supposed to tell my Jesus loving Mormon kids that they aren’t Christian?
This post is in response to a recent blog by Ben Witherington ‘Why Mormonism is...
June 12, 2012
Could this be a Kiwi Mormon Moment as well?
I remember the day I first wrote the word ‘girl’. I was five years old...
May 23, 2012
A Kiwi-Mormon comment on the US-Mormon election
So its election year in the US. It’s the year that we get to trust...
May 12, 2012
Mormon Excommunication – Why it needs an Ecumenical Council
The three words, “Write a blog” have appeared in my diary consistently over the last...
March 29, 2012
The Widows on Temple Square
My friend Rachel and I spent a very pleasant couple of hours on Temple Square...
March 16, 2012
Keeping Mormonism really nice- for all?
To the outside world Mormons can look a bit like Grenda’s shiny happy company employees. ...
March 13, 2012
Racism and the Mormons: A case of Brian’s lost shoe?
Yes, I know The Life of Brian is irreverent! But there’s nothing quite like a...
March 03, 2012
On Fasting and Menstruation!
I had a conversation recently with a wonderful young woman, who, ready to embark on...
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