Episodes

Sept. 23, 2022

An Exvangelical/REVcovery Crossover: On Religious--and Post-Religious…

Blake joined Sarah & Justin from REVcovery to talk about burnout inside outside the church.

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Sept. 15, 2022

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, author of On Repentance and Repair

Exploring the concepts of repentance and forgiveness for today's world

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Sept. 1, 2022

From the Archive: Emily Joy Allison Wrote the Book on #ChurchToo

Another archival episode, in light of the news from The Village Church. Matt Chandler went on indefinite leave from TVC this week…

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Aug. 18, 2022

From the Archive: Sam Perry & Andrew Whitehead discuss Christian Nati…

While I continue to work on my manuscript, here is another archival episode for you. This is from my series, Powers & Principalit…

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Aug. 12, 2022

From the Archive: David Bazan

Enjoy this 2017 interview with David Bazan of Pedro the Lion

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July 7, 2022

As white evangelical hegemony ended, white Christian nationalist mino…

Who needs hearts and minds when you have power?

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June 30, 2022

Jo Luehmann

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…

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June 23, 2022

Happy Pride: An LGBTQ+ Affirmation

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 …

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June 16, 2022

Ryan Haupt

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 …

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June 3, 2022

Rohadi Nagassar

Podcaster and author of the new book, When We Belong

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May 26, 2022

White Too Long (re-release with new intro)

Note: there is a leveling discrepancy between the intro comments and the interview, which begins around the 10:30 mark. There's b…

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May 19, 2022

Nick Ripatrizone, author of Digital Communion

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

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May 12, 2022

Andre Henry, author of All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep

The activist, musician, and author joins the show!

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May 5, 2022

April Ajoy

The TikTok creator & podcaster joins the show!

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April 29, 2022

Audio Essay: Twitter & The Counterpublic Sphere

In this audio essay, adapted from The Post-Evangelical Post , I talk about Twitter's role in allowing "counterpublics" to flouris…

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April 14, 2022

Re-Release: Pete Holmes (2019 Interview)

t’s been over a month since I’ve released an episode. That was not my plan nor intention. But sometimes life intervenes. Just shy…

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March 3, 2022

The Both-And of Lent (Audio Essay)

Even outside the context of practicing Christianity, the symbolism has value.

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Feb. 24, 2022

(Re-Release) White Evangelical Racism with Dr. Anthea Butler

Dr. Butler discusses her book White Evangelical Racism - recorded March 2021.

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Feb. 10, 2022

Melissa Stewart (@lissajostewart on TikTok)

In this conversation, I speak with exvangelical Tiktokker Melissa Stewart (@lissajostewart) about her upbringing, how exvangelica…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Justin Gentry & Sarah Heath are In Revcovery

A new IMG show about what it's like to leave professional ministry.

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Jan. 20, 2022

On Forming and Expressing Identity Online

An audio essay about online community, culture, and followings.

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Jan. 6, 2022

Powers & Principalities: The Inauspicious Anniversary of the Jan 6 Ca…

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

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Dec. 23, 2021

R. Scott Okamato

In this interview I chat with R. Scott Okamoto about music, life as a Christian college professor, and much more. Scott will also…

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