Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

It’s not always helpful to share your faith journey zealously with LDS friends and family. How can we channel our enthusiasm in a better direction?

Key Points:

  • It’s Exciting to Discover the Truth
  • Latter-day Saints Don’t Usually Respond Positively to Our Excitement
  • Cautions Against Sharing Too Zealously

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. As you were leaving Mormonism, what new discoveries were you most excited or zealous about?
  4. Did you try to share your new experience with LDS family or friends? What happened?
  5. Were you surprised about the reaction you got? Explain.
  6. Why do you think active Mormons often respond to the personal journey of people leaving Mormonism?
  7. “It’s better in the long run for everyone if you don’t burn any bridges.” Do you agree or disagree, and why?
  8. Describe some ways you have learned how to channel your zeal into more constructive ways.
  9. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Relationships After Mormonism series.