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Recent Episodes

Peterson Toscano On Activism, Trauma, and Curiosity

Sept. 17, 2021

Peterson Toscano returns to the show!

Christian Nationalist Political Tactics with Katherine Stewart (Re-Release)

Sept. 2, 2021

This episode, recorded in the fall of 2020, is being re-released due to its relevance following the TX ruling.

In Conversation with Jamie Lee Finch

Aug. 26, 2021

Jamie Lee Finch, author of You Are Your Own, returns to the show! We had been planning to talk this month for quite some time, but our conversation has a different tenor than we anticipated. This is one conversation among ma…

Tucker in Hungary in Context (Sarah Posner Re-Release)

Aug. 19, 2021

Revisiting Tucker Carlson's trip to Hungary.

Your Favorite Aunts, Kevin Garcia & Rev. Sarah Heath

Aug. 12, 2021

Fellow IMG podcasters Your Favorite Aunts join the show!

Kelsey McKinney, author of God Spare the Girls

July 30, 2021

Kelsey McKinney, co-owner & features writer for Defector.com and author of the debut novel God Spare the Girls , joins the show! We talk about her novel, how getting to know people outside the evangelical bubble changes your…

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.