Welcome to The Sisterhood Podcast, where we believe women rise when they lift each other. This podcast is an encouraging place for women who love the gospel but sometimes struggle with the church. We are here to help you feel less alone and provide helpful resources. Join us for courageous conversations about the intersection between faith, politics, and social issues, all with the underlying principle of loving and including those whom Jesus called “the least of these”.
Bonus Episode - Replay: Are We Overly Obedient?
59:58Welcome to The Sisterhood Podcast! Allyson and Tiffany reshare one of our most popular episodes with the same pressing question we are still asking 2 years later...Are we overly obedient?
Episode 126 - General Conference: How We Saw It
55:22Join Allyson and Tiffany in this week’s episode as they discuss (current event), (main topic), (favorite thing), and as always, share a spotlight of an inspiring sister. Current Event/News Story: France’s Catholic Church Finding Favorite Things: Tiffany 1. Nature’s Twist Strawberry Lemonade 2. Butter Chicken Indian Curry from Trader Joes 3. Marionberry Jam Allyson 1. Sutera bath stone 2. Ted Lasso 3. CBD capsules or other CBD products Inspiring Sister Spotlight: President Camille Johnson
Episode 125 - The Complicated Reality of Our Personal Faith
38:54Join Allyson and Tiffany in this week’s episode as they summarize the challenging current events we are all wading through together, and share their thoughts on their complicated faith lives followed by the 3 reasons they love the church and 3 reasons they love the gospel. Ultimately, it's a message of hope! Link to Valerie Hudson's article "I am a Mormon because I am a Feminist."
Episode 124 - Personalizing Your Faith
51:26In today’s episode we will talk about the Saturday evening session of General Conference, personalizing your faith, a car seat space blocker, and as always, we will spotlight an inspiring sister. News Story Saturday Session of General Conference Main Topic Dr Julie Hanks IG "It's OK to be a cafeteria Mormon" IG post Favorite Things Red Rock TV Program Hand and Stone Massage Rook card game Car gap filler The Skimm IG account Plantain Chips Inspiring Sister Martha Stewart
Episode 123 - It Isn't About Ordination: Women and the Priesthood
55:27In today’s episode we will talking about America’s mental health moment, It Isn't About Ordination: Women and the Priesthood, a counter top composter, and as always, we will spotlight an inspiring sister. News Story Main Topic Articles of Faith The Power of Godliness A Response to Barbara Gardners Women and Priesthood Theology At Last She Said It Episode 39 “What Is The Church Up To?” At Last She Said It FB Post Favorite Things Round Oral B Toothbrush Soma Nightgown/Sleepshirt Inspiring Sister
Episode 122 - When "Negativity" is a Positive Thing
49:10Join Allyson and Tiffany in this week’s episode as they discuss a Lego gun, when "negativity" is a positive thing, the HBO miniseries "John Adams", and as always, share a spotlight of an inspiring sister. Current Event/News Story: Lego Gun Favorite Things: Tiffany 1. Pillow Slides 2. My hammock 3. Bag Balm Allyson 1. HBO's award winning mini series "John Adams" 2. Homemade buttermilk ice cream with your choice of jam and chocolate sauce. 3. Paddleboard prayer and getting "pulled over" on the lake Inspiring Sister Spotlight: Tiffany's new sister-in-law, Theresa
Episode 121 - Does Humanitarian Aid Do More Harm Than Good?
54:15Welcome to The Sisterhood Podcast, episode 121. In today’s episode we will be talking about billionaires going to space, does humanitarian aid do more harm than good? And reusable produce bags. News Story Billionaires going to space Main Topic Favorite Things Republic of Tea Pineapple and Lychee herbal tea Netflix’s “The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes” Vinegar as fabric softener Reusable produce bags Apple watch Caramel M&Ms
Bonus Episode: "She's Not Wrong" with Blaire Ostler, author of Queer Mormon Theology
1:59:19Join Allyson this week as she interviews Blair Ostler, author of "Queer Mormon Theology" and discusses her groundbreaking perspective that brings hope to the LDS Queer community. Blaire Ostler "Queer Mormon Theology" published by Common Consent
Episode 120 - Girls' Camp Modesty Dress Codes: Helpful or Harmful?
59:13Join Allyson and Tiffany in this week’s episode as they discuss (current event), (main topic), (favorite thing), and as always, share a spotlight of an inspiring sister. Current Event/News Story: Britney Spears' conservatorship Main Topic: I crafted this short letter for a friend who was looking for language to help her approach her local church youth leaders about the modesty dress code that she was not comfortable with for her daughter. Feel free to use and edit at will: “Thank you for all your hard work getting ready for camp. ( ) is really looking forward to it! Our modesty guidelines as a family are that our children dress appropriately for the activity, for the weather, and for safety - otherwise we simply want them to feel comfortable in whatever they are wearing. That guideline applies to both our sons and daughters. We do not want to give our young daughter the message that her thighs or shoulders are inherently shameful or sexual in nature and need to be covered. We are working hard in our home to combat the messages in our culture that both shame, objectify, and sexualize girls bodies, and also tells them they are responsible for the inappropriate thoughts and behaviors of boys and men. We have given considerable thought to the implications these messages can have down the road, and are deeply concerned about upholding these messages. ( ) has always worn regular length shorts in the summers and tank tops on extra hot days, so unless there are activities or safety concerns that require different clothing, that’s what she will be bringing to wear when the weather is hot. Sadly, we know of far too many experiences where girls in particular have been shamed and embarrassed at youth activities for their clothing choices - and some have left the church as a result - so we want to avoid this type of experience altogether, and hope you will not shame or embarrass her for following our family guidelines. I hope you don’t read this as an accusation or a challenge, but as a sincere desire from concerned and loving parents to support healthy behavior and thoughts about all girls' bodies.” Favorite Things: Tiffany 1. @choosetobeaware IG account 2. Mamba Sticks 3. Pride film Allyson 1. @liftandloveorg IG account 2. Trader Joe's Caroline BBQ sauce and Grainless Granola 3. Dialogue Journal podcast episode on LDS Feminism Inspiring Sister Spotlight: 3 inspiring female Olympic athletes
Episode 119 - WWJD? He'd Fly a Pride Flag
47:38In today’s episode we will talking about whether Jesus would fly a Pride flag, the LDS Charities opening a migrant center, the Language Matters Instagram account and as always, we will spotlight an inspiring sister. News Story LDS Church opens facility to help migrants Favorite Things Albion swimsuit Hillbilly Elegy Allyson’s blanket from Mexico Language Matters Instagram Ulta Hydrating balm Sweet Baby Ray’s Hawaiian BBQ sauce Inspiring Sister Naomi Osaka