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

A healthy life after Mormonism involves redefining our sense of self from the identity shaped by past culture to find an identity defined by a relationship with Jesus.

Key Points:

  • How LDS identity is shaped.
  • A lasting identity goes beyond life circumstances.
  • A Christian identity is rooted in Jesus.

See Also: Identity

Talk About It
  1. What factors or events gave you your sense of identity as a Latter-day Saint?
  2. One a scale of 1 to 10, how significant for you is the question, “Who am I now after Mormonism?” Explain.
  3. What are some circumstantial factors that explain who you are?
  4. Why are circumstantial factors inadequate as a foundation for your core identity?
  5. Read 2 Corinthians 5:17. In what ways are you a new person in Christ?
  6. How does this verse define a new sense of identity for us after Mormonism?
  7. Do you agree or disagree: “Being a Christ-follower is not a label or title; it’s who you are”? Explain.

This is part of the 7 Steps through the Swamp: Mapping the Journey to a Vibrant New Faith series, and also part of the 2018 Faith After Mormonism Conference series.