Mor­mon Band­wag­on hosts a range of self-pub­lished con­tent from a vari­ety of authors, usu­al­ly on a top­ic rel­e­vant to Lat­ter-day Saints or Mor­mons. You can sub­mit your own sto­ry or opin­ion piece as well, just by first reg­is­ter­ing!

Featured Multi-post Articles

Some­times there is too much infor­ma­tion for just one post — each of these series approach their top­ic from mul­ti­ple angles for a more com­plete analysis.

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Recently Submitted Personal Stories

The fol­low­ing are more per­son­al accounts of how Mor­monism has impact­ed lives.

An Evening with Zhenya

For the LDS Ven­tu­ra Cal­i­for­nia stake Relief Soci­ety on 17 March 1992 In com­mem­o­ra­tion of the 150th anniver­sary of the …
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The ‘wrong’ answer to prayers

This is the let­ter I wrote to my fam­i­ly telling them I was leav­ing the mor­mon church and why. I …
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Born to apostatize

From a very ear­ly time, every­one in our ward knew I was going to hell. I tried to live up to …
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member

No longer a member

I grew up in Utah in a Mor­mon house­hold. I was one of those who always asked why and was …
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Meeting with Maxwell, the Special Witness

In 1993 I per­son­al­ly asked Neal Maxwell a ques­tion: “As an apos­tle of the lord Jesus Christ, have you seen …
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Letter to Bishop & Stake President

This is my first post so I should intro­duce myself. I met my wife to be, in the last year …
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I’m Still Angry

(orig­i­nal post found at www​.most​ly​mor​mon​.com) This is that angry let­ter you write and then tear up, only I’m not going to. Maybe …
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What it’s Like to Leave…

Brown patch­es in the lawn. Gar­den weeds. Melt­ed bub­ble gum strings draped across my black car bumper. The nag­ging sting …
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Recently Submitted Opinion

Any oth­er top­ic is open for dis­cus­sion in these opin­ion pieces.

Joseph Smith’s Polygamy Denials

Joseph Smith’s Polygamy Denials Intro­duc­tion Joseph Smith denied the prac­tice of polygamy1 on sev­er­al occa­sions. He was also respon­si­ble for …
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Faith of a naturalist: response to “Faith of a Science Teacher” questions

Intro­duc­tion On Feb­ru­ary 12, 2017, The Faith of a Sci­ence Teacher pub­lished a post enti­tled “Ques­tions about the Church and …
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Eyes vs Heart

There may be those that attack a 14yr old boy prophet, the Book of Mor­mon prophets, liv­ing prophets, and a …
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To peek behind the curtain: weighing the decision to investigate LDS truth-claims

Why not inves­ti­gate? From the per­spec­tive of a believ­ing mem­ber, there are many valid rea­sons to avoid critically1 inves­ti­gat­ing the …
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Five Key Facts

This is a very short sum­ma­ry of what I view as the 5 most impor­tant facts in under­stand­ing alter­na­tive mod­els …
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Understanding Book of Mormon Geography

It has become appar­ent to me that the rea­son why it has been impos­si­ble to pin loca­tions for the Book …
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Archeological Evidence of the Fortified cities by the East Sea

Arche­o­log­i­cal Evi­dence of the For­ti­fied Cities by the East Sea This evi­dence is based on the Six Sea Mod­el http://​bookof​mor​monev​i​dence​.blogspot​.com/​2​0​1​6​/​0​9​/​a​l​m​a​-​c​h​a​p​t​e​r​-​2​2​-​b​o​m​-​m​a​p.html …
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Joseph Smith and Polyandry

Of all the aspects of church his­to­ry I found polyandry to be the most sur­pris­ing and the most shock­ing. But …
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