Hans H. Mattsson is a member of the Seventy who left the church after discovering troubling information regarding the church’s foundational truth claims. He is a 3rd generation church member from Sweden who served as a bishop and stake president in Sweden before serving as a Seventy from 2000-2005 in the Europe Central area under Apostle L. Tom Perry. Those who are navigating their own truth awakenings may find listening to his experience helpful and may glean inspiration and valuable insights for their own journeys.
In the following segment, you can listen to Elder Mattsson discuss his faith crisis on Mormon Stories:
In the next segment below, you can listen to Elder Mattsson’s thoughts and feelings about the church today:
To view Elder Mattsson’s New York Times interview, click this link.
The troubling information that Elder Mattsson discovered is summarized in Parts 2-3 of the Gentle Awakening Presentation Series.