Episodes

Sept. 12, 2017

Chris Stroop Returns to #EmptyThePews

My guest this week is Chris Stroop. Chris was a guest back on episode 15 of the show, and since that time he has become well-know…

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Aug. 31, 2017

Mike James

My guest this week is Mike James. Mike talks about his experiences going to a megachurch youth group, a small Christian college, …

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Aug. 23, 2017

Tori Williams Douglass (@ToriGlass)

My guest this week is Tori Williams Douglass (@ToriGlass on Twitter). She and I discuss her history, as well as how the death of …

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Aug. 14, 2017

Where Do We Go From Here?

Trying to make sense of what just happened in Charlottesville, VA and what it means for the country. Trying to figure out how to …

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Aug. 8, 2017

Lyndsey Medford

Lyndsey Medford is a post-evangelical writer and blogger. She writes at lyndseymedford.com. Follow her on Twitter @lyndseymedford…

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Aug. 1, 2017

(Minisode): Reverence and Wonder

Introducing "Reverence & Wonder," the Patron-only series. Reverence and wonder are at the heart of any sense of spirituality I've…

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July 25, 2017

Cindy Wang Brandt

My guest this week is Cindy Wang Brandt, a writer and the founder of the Facebook group Raising Children Unfundamentalist. In thi…

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July 18, 2017

Jamie Finch

This week's guest is Jamie Finch! Jamie is a writer and certified integrated health coach. In this wide-ranging conversation, Jam…

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July 10, 2017

Alice Connor, author of Fierce

This week's guest is Alice Connor, author of the book \*Fierce: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery,…

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June 26, 2017

Ashleigh Hill

My guest this week is Ashleigh Hill! Follow her on Twitter @ashleighfhill! Read her websites: afracturedlife.com & http://www.con…

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June 21, 2017

(Minisode): Does anyone else have announcements before we move on?

Another minisode for you as I work on producing another full-length interview! In this one I talk about having a heavy heart, but…

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June 12, 2017

Nicola Stevens

On this episode, I speak across the International Date Line with Nicola Stevens, my first guest that lives internationally. We ta…

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May 29, 2017

Memorial Day Minisode

It's a Memorial Day minisode! Show notes: Read & share the Exvangelical review on Religion Dispatches: http://religiondispatches.…

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May 22, 2017

Dan Little

This is a wide-spanning conversation. An integral part of Dan's story is his experience within church, evangelicalism, and purity…

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May 9, 2017

#IWasSick

I try to talk about healthcare as best I can. I get a bit weepy at the end. Share your healthcare stories--good and bad--with has…

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April 24, 2017

Jason Stellman's Misfit Faith

This week's guest is Jason Stellman, author of the new book Misfit Faith: Confessions of a Drunk Ex-Pastor, and co-host of the Dr…

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April 21, 2017

Kyle Parton Re-Release

Kyle Parton, Director of Epiphany Publishing, talks with me about teenage adventures in Wal-Mart evangelism, key markers of evang…

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April 3, 2017

LGBTQ Intersectionality & The Fruit of the Spirit with Rev. Kevin Wri…

This episode features a conversation with Rev. Kevin Wright from the Riverside Church in NYC. We talk about his journey, LGBTQ af…

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March 26, 2017

Elizabeth Jeffries

Elizabeth Jeffries My guest this week is Elizabeth Jeffries, a writer and biologist (biologist and writer?). Elizabeth writes ove…

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March 19, 2017

Emily Joy & Hannah Paasch Re-Release

This week's episode is a re-release of a conversation with Emily Joy & Hannah Paasch from The Flawless Project (from episode 10).…

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March 13, 2017

Peterson Toscano

My guest this week is Peterson Toscano. He is a Bible scholar, actor, storyteller, and activist exploring the intersection of gay…

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March 6, 2017

Crystal Cheatham & the Our Bible App

This week's guest is Crystal Cheatham, co-host of the podcast Lord Have Mercy, and producer of the upcoming Our Bible App, an inc…

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Feb. 27, 2017

Verdell Wright

My guest this week is Verdell Wright. In this conversation Verdell and I talk about growing up in the 7th Day Adventist tradition…

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Feb. 20, 2017

Samantha Field

This week I talk to Samantha Field about homeschooling, Christian education, and growing up in a cult. We also focus in on why th…

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