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

Learn how to use the Transitions curriculum to help people making the difficult journey from Mormon faith and culture to a new kind of faith and a new church culture.

Key Points:

  • Understanding the Purpose of Transitions
  • Cultivate the Right Attitude
  • Create the Right Environment
  • Deal with Practical Matters
  • Plan to Reproduce Yourself

See Also: Mentoring

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. How would you articulate the purpose of Transitions?
  4. What attitude traits would you add to or subtract from the list above? Explain.
  5. Describe the kind of group environment that will help former Latter-day Saints process their “transitions” journey.
  6. Do you agree or disagree that Mormon-bashing should not be allowed in the group, and why?
  7. What do you think of the other suggested ground rules?
  8. Talk about some instances when a Transitions leader would need to meet with a group member individually.
  9. What’s the difference between a doer and a reproducer? Why does this matter?
  10. How do you feel about recruiting and training co-leaders for Transitions, and why?
  11. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.
  12. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the LDS Transitions Leader Training series.