Episodes

November 25, 2021

#161: The Wisdom of Your Body, w/ Hillary McBride, PhD

Your friend and mine! Hillary McBride is back on the pod! She's sharing about her new book, the Wisdom of Your Body, and we both talk about how our bodies have healed, how she deals with chronic pain issues, what it is to lov...

November 16, 2021

#160: The Skeletons in Liberty's Closet, w/ Lucas Wilson

Luke Wilson is a dope ass human working towards his PhD and currently working towards a post doc on the queer oral history of America's largest Evangelical university, Liberty University. Today we talk about surviving convers...

November 09, 2021

#159: Fierce Love, w/ Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

What does a universalist have to say about the love of Christ for our fucked up world? A lot. Join me and my mama Jacqui Lewis. She is incredible. Follow her @RevJacquiLewis and get her book at JacquiLewis.com Get FIERCE LOVE...

November 04, 2021

#158: Red Lip Theology, w/ Candice Marie Benbow

Multi-genre theologian, essayist, and bad ass, Candice Marie Benbow, joins to talk about her story, her faith, calling on ancestors at the same time we talk about Jesus, seeing signs in the birds, and her new book. Red Lip Th...

October 22, 2021

#157: A Gay Christian Coming of Age Story, w/ Stacey Chomiak

The first illustrated queer christian memoir. And maybe the first illustrated memoir I have ever heard of? Buy STILL STACE from your local book seller, and follow @ Chomiaks on Instagram. New Merch: thekevingarcia.com/merch L...

October 06, 2021

#156: The Honest Enneagram, w/Sarajane Case

Author, internet human, bad ass, and a friend o mine, Sarajane Case of @enneagramandcoffee joins me to share about her journey over pandemic, how her view of the enneagram has shifted since the start of her work, and what pra...

September 14, 2021

#155: Purity Culture, PTSD, and Parenting w/ Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers

Dr. Tina is an author, psychotherapist, professor, speaker, and bad ass who has been talking about the damage of purity culture since 2006. her newest book, Shameless Parenting, tackles how to raise your kids without the sham...

September 09, 2021

#154: Religion Shouldn't Hurt, w/ Troy Moore-Heart

What does healing look like for queer folk on the otherside of religious trauma? Today, Troy Moore-Heart of @ReligionShouldntHurt Instagram comes to talk about that project, and the hope he has for the future of our people. f...

August 31, 2021

#153: Transitioning Into Pleasure, w/ Rae McDaniel

Queer sex therapist and transition coach, Rae McDaniel, get into the deep end of what it is to transition with pleasure, with more ease. It's so much fun. Join us! Learn more about Rae's work www.practicalaudacity.com and on ...

August 24, 2021

#152: Finding God Outside The Church

Listen you can take the girl out of pentecostalism but sometimes she finds her soul sibling and acts a mess on the main. Enjoy this convo with @theHannahMoon ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

August 11, 2021

#151: Actually Healing, w/ Joél Leon

Joél Leon is my twitter crush but also someone I highly respect. A story teller and healer, a poet and musician, and someone who make shit primarily for Black folks, I am so grateful to talk about what it is to really really ...

August 03, 2021

#150: Your Body is A Person, w/ Jamie Lee Finch

JLF is back and amazing. Go to JamieLeeFinch.com/tiny to get a free 10 mini-course w/ Jamie! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

July 21, 2021

#149: Jesus as Friend, w/ Diana Butler Bass

I fucking love Diana. With all my heart. She's incredible. She's luscious and has delicious language. In this convo we talk about her new book, we talk about our love of Jesus and how we move beyond and in our faith. it's goo...

July 16, 2021

#148: Deconstructing Miss Canada, w/ Tara Teng

She had two deconstructions, that's how bad ass she is. Embodiment coach, former Miss Canada, and a bisexual biracial poly badass, Tara Teng joins the pod to talk about Embodiment as spiritual practice, deconstruction, faith,...

June 28, 2021

#147: I Wanna Be Your Friend, w/ Corey Killgannon

This is episode 6 in our special series with Beloved Arise for pride month! Stream Serenade on Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

June 23, 2021

#146: For Anyone Who Believes, w/ TOW'RS

Excited to have the geniuses behind the album of SERENADE! Listen to beloved arise's new ablum SERENADE now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

June 16, 2021

#145: 2 Spirit Fire, w/Jay iiwaa Mercado

Part 4 of our Pride series with Beloved Arise, featuring the artists on the new album, Serenade! Follow Jay Mercado @queen_iiwaa . Check out the tour coming to LA, PDX, Seattle, Minneapolis, Nashville, and Atlanta! Learn m...

June 11, 2021

#145: God Delights in Queerness, w/ Ella Kat Sharp

Part 3 of our limited series with Beloved Arise, featuring Ella K Sharp, one of the artists from the Album, SERENADE! Available wherever you stream your music. CLICK HERE to listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg...

June 02, 2021

#144: You Don't Have to Be Okay, w/ Brian Falduto

What was it like to go from School of Rock to nothing, to learning to find your way back to yourself? Brian Falduto joins to talk about his journey, his story, and the amazing work he's doing with queer men to help end stigma...

June 01, 2021

#143: A Dose of My Own Divinity, w/ Blake Mundell

PreSave Serenade by Clicking HERE This is number 2 in a special series of podcasts with Beloved Arise, the only group dedicated to celebrating and empowering queer youth of faith. Learn more at BelovedArise.org . Follow Blake...

May 18, 2021

#141 You CAN Talk To God Like That, w/ Abby Norman

Preacher, teacher, and literaly neighbor and friend of mine, Abby Norman joins me IRL! We got to sit down at my coworking space in ATL to talk about her new book, You CAN Talk To God Like That, out everywhere Tuesday May 18, ...

May 12, 2021

#140: Yes, Daddy w/ Jonathan Parks-Ramage

Author writer weirdo and all around good human Jonathan Parks-Ramage joins me today to talk about his new book, about being queer and a person of faith, and summer fun. Follow @ JPRampage Follow @ thekevingarcia Tour, the boo...

May 04, 2021

#139: WTF is Deconstruction? w/ Phil Drysdale

ya know we've never outright talked about "deconstruction" as a topic on this show because... well we were doing it before the term was relevant. But! it doesn't hurt to have some data and language about it, and! It doesn't h...