Exvangelical

Exvangelical

Coming to terms with a messed up subculture. One conversation at a time. Support this podcast: https://postevangelicalpost.substack.com

Recent Episodes

IMG Spotlight: Speaking in Church

Nov. 17, 2022

Enjoy this episode from Speaking in Church, a fellow IMG podcast

2022 Midterm Debrief with Angela Denker

Nov. 11, 2022

Author & pastor Angela Denker returns to the show to discuss the 2022 midterms.

Powers & Principalities S2E1: On the Museum of the Bible with Cavon Concannon & Jill Hicks-Keeton

Nov. 3, 2022

Powers & Principalities is back! This season we're talking about white evangelicalism & media.

Jeanna Kadlec, author of Heretic: A Memoir

Oct. 27, 2022

This week's guest is Jeanna Kadlec, author of the new book Heretic: A Memoir , out this week. Her book is a deeply intimate memoir of her life growing up in and leaving evangelicalism, discovering her queerness, and much mor…

Becca Andrews, author of NO CHOICE

Oct. 13, 2022

My guest today is Becca Andrews. Becca is a journalist at Reckon News, and author of the new book No Choice: The Destruction of Roe v. Wade and the Fight to Protect a Fundamental American Right . She has been reporting on re…

Kristin Peterson, author of Unruly Souls

Oct. 6, 2022

How media is used to subvert & challenge religious norms online.

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

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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.