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Recent Episodes

Josie Jimenez

June 18, 2021

Josie Jimenez joins the show!

Emily Joy Allison Discusses #SBC21 & #ChurchToo Direct Action

June 16, 2021

Emily Joy Allison returns to discuss the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention, Russell Moore, and moore…

Irreverent Media Spotlight: A Tiny Revolution w/ Kevin Garcia

June 4, 2021

Listen to this special episode from IMG creator Kevin Garcia!

Re-Release: Mark Russell on Religion, Satire, and Superheroes

May 13, 2021

Superhero movies are returning to theaters, and it's time to return to this conversation.

Authors On Exvangelical

The Making of Biblical Womanhood with Beth Allison Barr

April 27, 2021

This week's guest is Beth Allison Barr, author of the new book The Making of Biblical Womanhood: Ho…

LGBTQ+ Voices Christianity

Rev. Lenny Duncan

April 16, 2021

Lenny Duncan joins the show!

Recent Blog Posts

“Exvangelical” – a working definition.

Over the past two years, the term “exvangelical” has gained traction on social media, especially through Twitter & Facebook. One e…

Watch the CBS Religion documentary “Deconstructing My Reli…

This Sunday, CBS Religion released their documentary Deconstructing My Religion featuring me, Chris Stroop, Linda Kay Klein, Emily Joy, and Julie Ingerso…

On Josh Harris’ IKDG “Apology.”

Two days ago, Josh Harris–the infamous author of purity culture books I Kissed Dating Goodbye and Boy Meets Girl–issued a statement. That sta…

About the Host

Blake Chastain

Blake Chastain is host of the Exvangelical and Powers & Principalities podcasts and writer of the Post-Evangelical Post newsletter. He started the #exvangelical hashtag and helped popularize the term. He lives in the Chicago area with his family.