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Exvangelical

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

Recent Episodes

Jo Luehmann

June 30, 2022

Today’s guest is Jo Luehmann. Jo and I spoke back in March this year, after arranging to chat in late January, early February, so this episode has been a long time coming. In this conversation, you’ll hear Jo talk about grow…

Happy Pride: An LGBTQ+ Affirmation

June 23, 2022

Hello, and welcome to Exvangelical. I’m your host, Blake Chastain. I know there’s a lot going on. I know that the recent Supreme Court rulings are beyond discouraging - they are harmful for so many people, and a decision tha…

Ryan Haupt

June 16, 2022

My guest today is Dr. Ryan Haupt. Ryan is a scientist and podcaster on the show Science...Sort of , and a frequent guest host on the comic book podcast iFanboy . iFanboy was one of the very first podcasts I ever listened to …

Rohadi Nagassar

June 3, 2022

Podcaster and author of the new book, When We Belong

White Too Long (re-release with new intro)

May 26, 2022

Note: there is a leveling discrepancy between the intro comments and the interview, which begins around the 10:30 mark. There's been two major shootings in the last two weeks. I try to piece together some thoughts, and combi…

Nick Ripatrizone, author of Digital Communion

May 19, 2022

Time to talk Marshall McLuhan, [social] media, and religion

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.