Episodes

Feb. 3, 2023

Potential Futures for Spirituality with Kevin Garcia

IN this chill conversation with return guest Kevin Garcia, I talk to them about what we should expect from community, how online communities don't reflect the ones we might have left, and how this balances out with our desire...

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Jan. 19, 2023

Teddy Wilson on nationalist movements, the J6 & J8 insurrections, and…

The writer of Radical Reports joins the show!

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Jan. 12, 2023

The Comfort of Fictional Religions

Over at The Post-Evangelical Post , I've been writing about fictional religions for subscribers. As I wrote on 1/3/23 : "When your faith of origin is also the origin of a grievous wound, there’s an odd solace to be found …

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Jan. 5, 2023

Preparing for War - the extremist history of White Christian National…

Happy new year, everyone - the first guest of 2023 is a return guest, Bradley Onishi. Brad is co-host of the Straight White American Jesus podcast and author of the new book: Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White …

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Dec. 15, 2022

Doing Nothing Is No Longer An Option, with Jenny Booth Potter

Why learning & practicing antiracism is a lifelong commitment

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Nov. 17, 2022

IMG Spotlight: Speaking in Church

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

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Nov. 11, 2022

2022 Midterm Debrief with Angela Denker

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

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Nov. 3, 2022

Powers & Principalities S2E1: On the Museum of the Bible with Cavon C…

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

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Oct. 27, 2022

Jeanna Kadlec, author of Heretic: A Memoir

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 more...

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Oct. 13, 2022

Becca Andrews, author of NO CHOICE

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 …

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Oct. 6, 2022

Kristin Peterson, author of Unruly Souls

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

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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 weekend after inappropriate messaging on Instagram, just a couple weeks after they settled with an a...

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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 & Principalities. Season 1 was published in 2020 and focused on Christian nationalism, which remains painfull...

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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 this episode has been a long time coming. In this conversation, you’ll hear Jo talk about …

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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 Court rulings are beyond discouraging - they are harmful for so many people, and a decision that...

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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 the comic book podcast iFanboy . iFanboy was one of the very first podcasts I …

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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 been two major shootings in the last two weeks. I try to piece together some thoughts, and combin...

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