Ep. 72: Rev. Tyler Connoley

Rev. Connoley is a UCC minister and is the co-author of the book *The Children are Free: Re-examining the Biblical Evidence on Same-sex relationships*. Tyler and I discuss our alma mater, poisoned theology, and the disenfranchised grief of exvangelicals.

Buy the book [here][1].

Follow Tyler on Twitter [@connoley][2].

Follow Blake on Twitter [@brchastain][3], and follow the show on Twitter [@exvangelicalpod][4].

Support the show on Patreon at [patreon.com/exvangelicalpod][5].

Intro: “Night Owl,” by Broke for Free.
Interludes from U2’s [Achtung Baby][6].

 

[1]: https://www.amazon.com/Children-Are-Free-Reexamining-Relationships/dp/0971929602/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527131956&sr=8-1&keywords=the%20children%20are%20free
[2]: https://twitter.com/connoley
[3]: http://twitter.com/brchastain
[4]: https://twitter.com/exvangelicalpod
[5]: http://patreon.com/exvangelicalpod
[6]: https://open.spotify.com/album/0ta5VdkJcpdVnNrn7g4cZe?si=H17m2RPbQ6uAYN8Z13tagQ

 

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Ep. 71: Jamie the Very Worst Missionary

My guest this week is Jamie Wright. Jamie is known online as Jamie the Very Worst Missionary, and recently published her first book, *The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever.* We talk about her book, as well as touching on criticism of mission work, evangelicalism, weirdos, and why the critique of ‘only saying something negative’ doesn’t hold much weight.

Buy her book: https://www.amazon.com/Very-Worst-Missionary-Memoir-Whatever-ebook/dp/B073QZPYLX/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1

Visit theveryworstmissionary.com.

Follow Blake on Twitter @brchastain, the show @exvangelicalpod, and like the show on Facebook at facebook.com/exvangelicalpod.

Support the show by becoming a patron at patreon.com/exvangelicalpod and by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

Ep. 70: Corey Pigg, Failed Missionary

This week’s guest is Corey Pigg, host of Failed Missionary. We talk about Corey’s life, his experience with YWAM (Youth with a Mission), and what led him to start a podcast about exploring the questionable nature of overseas Christian missions.

Find info about the Failed Missionary at failedmissionary.com, and follow the show on Twitter @failmissionary, like the show on Facebook at facebook.com/failedmissionary, and learn more about Corey at whereiscoreynow.com.

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Ep. 69 (Re-Release): Jamie Lee Finch

Re-Release! Hear about Jamie Lee Finch’s story in depth, and listen for her on The Airing of Grief and elsewhere. More on the show notes below! Jamie is a writer and certified integrated health coach. In this wide-ranging conversation, Jamie talks about her experiences growing up in the church (including a formative memory of saying the “Sinner’s Prayer” at age 7), expressing her sexuality amidst purity culture, her time in a cult, and her path toward wholeness outside Christianity. Follow Jamie online: @jamieleefinch on Twitter & Instagram jamieleefinch.com Follow Blake on Twitter @brchastain, and follow the show @exvangelicalpod. Support Exvangelical by rating/reviewing the show on iTunes, or via Patreon: patreon.com/exvangelicalpod. Music: Intro: “Night Owl” by Broke for Free Interlude 1: “Bad Believer” by St. Vincent Interlude 2: “Just One Me” by Big Bird Interlude 3: “When You’re On Top” by The Wallflowers Outro: “I Want to Be Well” by Sufjan Stevens

 

 

Ep. 68: Elizabeth Bridges

My guest this week is Prof. Elizabeth Bridges. We talk about her childhood as a PK (pastor’s kid), her struggles coming out, and the trouble seeing “how the sausage is made” in any faith community. Follow Elizabeth on Twitter @egbridges, and follow her blog at uncannyvalley.us. Follow Blake on Twitter @brchastain, the show on Twitter @exvangelicalpod, and support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/exvangelicalpod. Thank you, patrons! Intro: “Night Owl” by Broke for Free Interlude 1: “Three’s Company Theme Song” Interlude 2 & Outro: “Playground Pigeon” by Broke for Free