Maria and Henning Schnurr - We are German Ex Mormons

We made this video not to attack the faith of happy church members or to enlarge our "Exmormon-team" but because we want to help people with doubts about the "truth" of the church. We like to help them leave the church in a constructive way and to show (like in the other videos) that there is a life after Mormonism. We think it is always important to have different sources of information to be able to make a well-founded decision. If someone wants to remain a church member because she/he is deeply convinced we think that's fine and we understand that. The most important thing is, that we find joy and happiness as individuals as well as mankind. We think anyways that it doesn´t matter WHAT someone believes but HOW. As for us, we are not able to believe in the Mormon church anymore and we want to tell everyone that we enjoy our life and look forward to a happy, exciting future.

-Maria & Henning Schnurr

To read both Maria and Henning's exit stories, please click on the link below:

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Comment by Jean Bodie on April 16, 2011 at 11:50am
What a great job! Maria and Henning show by this video that not only North Americans are wising up; people all over the developed world are discovering the truth about Mormonism and having the integrity to leave their comfort zone. That place is only achieved after a careful look at the facts - not what you WANT to be true. They are going to have a baby and a brand new life - all the best to them.
Comment by livewell on April 16, 2011 at 12:09pm

Thank you Maria & Henning.   Blessings to you both and congrats on new arrival.

 ‎78% mankind calibrates below the level of 200 which means most of society assumes that falsehood is truth. Only 15% of society is even capable of understanding what truth is - and of that - only 4% calibrate at 500 or over, which is the level of LOVE." David Hawkins, The Eye of the I, pg 34

Comment by pollypinks on April 18, 2011 at 8:15am
Great to have you here, and we hope you continue to post with our other discussions.  This kind of reinforces my belief that without even knowing it, people remain in the church for social and family support, and the doctrine is kept watered down to ensure that people stay within the community.
Comment by Jean Bodie on April 18, 2011 at 10:25am

I love their comments under the video on I am an Ex Mormon. They have obviously thought very carefully about this decision and really thought through totalitarian organizations and the inherent dangers of that kind of system. I don't think the perpetrators of the Mountain Meadows Massacre realized in the first place, when they joined a new religion that they would be faced with making that kind of choice to obey a tyrant and murder innocent people. I don't think that our family members fully realize how 'under the spell' of this totalitarian regime they are either. Remember the story of the frog we used to teach at church? Putting it into a pot of cold water and gradually bringing it to a boil? The frog stays put because he doesn't realize what is happening; lots of frogs are leaping from the pot these days.


Comment by Phoenix on April 23, 2011 at 1:32pm
"I could finally follow my Conscience", this is how I felt, too. Great job! Thanks for the contribution.
Comment by Phoenix on April 23, 2011 at 2:00pm

Its also interesting, for me personally, to hear from those with very positive family backgrounds telling why they don't feel right about Mormonism. My experiences with Mormonism have been colored by a negative family background, so it's interesting to get the same feedback from all perspectives.


There are more and more people who just don't feel right about it, that it just has some very unhealthy characteristics.


I'm glad people are sharing their experiences, which show so many similarities.

Comment by pollypinks on April 24, 2011 at 8:13am
Maria and Henning, Thank you for a beautiful post.  I totally agree that those who still find joy in the religion, or any religion for that matter, should not be discouraged and treated any differently than we want to be treated on this site.  Good luck with your future journey.


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