Sept. 18, 2016

Strategically Placed Bibles with Kyle Parton

Shorter show notes for this one, everybody. Kyle Parton, Director of Epiphany Publishing, talks with me about teenage adventures in Wal-Mart evangelism, key markers of evangelicalism, war, other faith traditions, and alternat...

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Sept. 12, 2016

Brandon Whitmore - Hard Questions Demand Honest (Not Easy) Answers

In this week's episode, I talk to Brandon Whitmore about his journey from Christianity to agnosticism. The conversation covers all sorts of topics, from the historical record of Jesus & science's relationship w/ religion to a...

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Aug. 29, 2016

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 affirmation, and more. Follow Blake on Twitter @brchastain. Follow the show on Twitter @exvangelic...

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Aug. 22, 2016

Righteous Tunes - Rockin' with Sean Reed (and God)

On this week's episode, I talk to Sean Reed, a friend of mine from high school. We talk about youth group, working in Christian bookstores, Christian music festivals, 90s Christian rock, and more. It's a fun conversation. Joi...

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Aug. 15, 2016

On Mental Health: A Conversation with Nate Crawford

Today's episode features a conversation with Nate Crawford, director of Here/Hear, a nonprofit advocacy group focused on mental health. Nate shares his story, including his experience with bipolar disorder. Trigger warning: t...

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Aug. 8, 2016

Evangelical Politics & More: A Conversation with Greg Coates

This week, we feature a conversation with author, religious scholar and PhD candidate Greg Coates. We discuss his evangelical youth, his time in China, his book, and of course, Donald Trump. Follow Exvangelical on Twitter @ex...

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Aug. 4, 2016

Note: New Episodes are Moving to Mondays

Hey there - this is just a quick note that we'll be moving new episodes to Mondays. The next full episode hits Monday, 8/8/16. --- This episode is sponsored by · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is p...

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July 28, 2016

A Conversation with Steven Jones

In Episode 2 of Exvangelical, I speak to Steven Jones. Steven Jones shares his story of growing up within evangelicalism and attending Christian college, facing family struggles, and--at the risk of being too reductive--losin...

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July 21, 2016

It Begins

This first episode of Exvangelical features a long, free-form with American religious historian Dr. Jonathan Dodrill, who is a longtime friend of mine. We discuss how we met at Christian college, our experiences there, as wel...

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July 18, 2016

Introducing Exvangelical

Introducing Exvangelical: a podcast exploring the world inside and outside of American evangelicalism. This episode explains the purpose behind this project. Give it a listen. --- This episode is sponsored by · Charity Pr...

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