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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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 flourish - and how #exvangelical relates to that. New interviews are coming - due to my recent ear surg...

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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 of a month ago, I had surgery to repair a lifelong issue with my ear - ruptured …

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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 exvangelical spaces continue to evolve, and how platform differences (i.e. Twitter vs. TikTok) enable diffe...

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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 be hosting the upcoming exvangelical podcast, Chapel Probation. Learn more about Scott at his w...

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Dec. 9, 2021

On the Deconstruction Discourse

Blake talks about the recent discourse about deconstruction & exvangelicals.

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Nov. 23, 2021

Jeff Sharlet (Cheery Thanksgiving Conversation Starter Re-Release)

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 …

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Nov. 10, 2021

1 Year Since the 2020 Election, with Brad Onishi

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, the...

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Oct. 22, 2021

Minisode: Funding the Next Chapter of Exvangelical

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

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Sept. 30, 2021

The Religious Exemption Accountability Project

An interview with Paul Southwick & Erin Green

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Sept. 24, 2021

Meghan O'Gieblyn, author of "God, Human, Animal, Machine"

9/11 & Transhumanism & Plant Consciousness, Oh My!

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Sept. 17, 2021

Peterson Toscano On Activism, Trauma, and Curiosity

Peterson Toscano returns to the show!

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