Exvangelical

Exvangelical

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

Recent Episodes

Powers & Principalities: The Inauspicious Anniversary of the Jan 6 Capitol Riot

Jan. 6, 2022

In conversation with Chrissy Stroop, one year after the failed coup attempt.

R. Scott Okamato

Dec. 23, 2021

In this interview I chat with R. Scott Okamoto about music, life as a Christian college professor, and much more. Scott will also be hosting the upcoming exvangelical podcast, Chapel Probation. Learn more about Scott at his …

On the Deconstruction Discourse

Dec. 9, 2021

Blake talks about the recent discourse about deconstruction & exvangelicals.

Jeff Sharlet (Cheery Thanksgiving Conversation Starter Re-Release)

Nov. 23, 2021

I spoke to author Jeff Sharlet in November 2020, just after the election was called for Biden - but Trump was already signaling that he would not concede. The Jan 6 insurrection had not yet happened, but what would become Th…

1 Year Since the 2020 Election, with Brad Onishi

Nov. 10, 2021

In this episode, I talk with fellow IMG podcaster Bradley Onishi about how things have developed in the last year since the 2020 election. In that time we've seen Trump's decisive electoral loss, the Jan 6th insurrection, th…

Minisode: Funding the Next Chapter of Exvangelical

Oct. 22, 2021

TL;DR - support my work at $8/month & 25% of net revenue will be donated to orgs that serve populations harmed by white evangelicalism.

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.