Episodes

Safe, Certain and Secure with Phil Drysdale

Sept. 28, 2022

This week I got to chat with podcaster, writer, speaker, researcher and community organizer Phil Drysdale (The Deconstruction Network! The Phil Drysdale Show!). We discuss his upbringing as a church kid in the UK, how his fa…

Time, Talent and Mostly Treasures with Janice Lagata

Sept. 14, 2022

Dirty Rotten Church Kids is back and this week I have the pleasure of bringing back podcaster, general menace and friend Janice Lagata (God Has Not Given!) This week we talked about passing the plate--how we were brought up …

Dirty Rotten Live Show Atlanta!

April 6, 2022

In case you missed it--we had the chance to make an appearance at our friend Kevin Garcia's Crowded Table Event in Atlanta. We recorded the show for those that couldn't make it, and took some time afterwards to recap and sip…

How Connected We Are w/ C Davis

March 23, 2022

This week we had the pleasure of speaking with C. Davis (Deconstructing Colors!). We discuss her church upbringing, how actually believing the Bible often leads to deconstruction, and how the perceived safety found within cu…

Whatever It Takes

March 2, 2022

This week we talk about "culturally relevant" churches, how we were brought up in Hip Christianity ™, the ways people were leveraged to keep the machine running and the ways people were reduced to an attendance statistic. We…

All the White Friends I Couldn't Keep w/ Andre Henry

Feb. 16, 2022

This week we had the pleasure of speaking with singer-songwriter, author, podcaster and activist Andre Henry. We discuss his new book, ‘All The White Friends I Couldn’t Keep’, and moving from racial reconciliation to the wor…

Becoming Less

Feb. 2, 2022

In this episode we talk about the sins of the Flllleeeshhhh™️! We discuss how we were taught to deny self, distrust instincts and how messages of inadequacy had us decreasing so God could increase. We hear stories from the B…

Dirty Rotten 2022

Jan. 19, 2022

We are back on our bullshit for the first episode of 2022! To stretch out our Podcasting muscles and get back into the groove of things we dig into what we missed since November, play a game of Megachurch Instagram and spend…

Speaking in Tongues w/ Noah Gundersen

Jan. 19, 2022

For the first episode of 2022 we had the pleasure of speaking with Noah Gundersen. We discuss his upbringing in a Christian cult, experiencing a spectrum of belief and non-belief, and the parallels between creative flow and …

Two Year Anniversary!

Nov. 17, 2021

It's the last episode of the year! This episode has got everything: CCM, multiple Bad Apples Good Questions, taking Chris Pratt to Hell Court, donkey schlongs, a look back at our favorite episode moments and more. See ya in …

We Need Each Other w/ Tori Williams Douglass

Nov. 3, 2021

This week we got to speak with anti-racist educator/podcaster Tori Williams Douglass (White Homework! Go Home Bible, You’re Drunk!)

Good Enough w/ Aaron Gillespie

Oct. 20, 2021

This week we had to chance to talk to musician, songwriter and producer Aaron Gillespie (Underoath! The Almost!)

How Many You Running?

Oct. 6, 2021

This week we're talking about church plants - our experience with start up churches, some of the ideologies that played into the process, and how we feel looking back.

In Relationship with Difference w/ Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinosa

Sept. 22, 2021

This week we had the pleasure of speaking with author/podcaster/scholar/public ethicist Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinosa (ActivisTheology!).

House with Many Rooms

Sept. 8, 2021

This week we’re talking about the Pearly Gates—how we were taught about heaven, how that impacted our sense of empathy and presence, and what happened when we deconstructed it.

Do Your Own Work w/ Mike McHargue

Aug. 25, 2021

This week we speak with author, speaker and content creator Mike McHargue (The Cozy Robot Show! You Are a Miracle and a Pain in the Ass)

Creative Commodities

Aug. 11, 2021

This week we are back to talk about creativity within the church context - the ways we were taught to see our gifts, missional creativity and the template of Christian art. We also talk about faking it til you make it and he…

Your Body is a Person w/ Jamie Lee Finch

July 28, 2021

JLF is back! This week we had the pleasure of once again hanging out with author, sexuality/embodiment coach and real life friend Jamie Lee Finch (You Are Your Own). We talk about living into your own boundaries, trusting pe…

Dirty Rotten Review: A Week Away

July 14, 2021

We're changing it up this week and sharing an episode from our Patreon podcast, Bobodumdums! In this episode we reviewed Netflix's "A Week Away", and boy did we have thoughts. We also take trendy pastors to Hell Court, answe…

In the Twinkling of an Eye

June 30, 2021

Are you packed and ready? This week we talk about the Rapture: how the theology came to be, how we were taught about it growing up, how it has impacted so many church kids over the years. We also take Matthew West to Hell Co…

Victims and Villains w/ Janice Lagata

June 16, 2021

This week we had the privilege of speaking to writer and podcaster Janice Lagata (God Has Not Given!). She is a Hillsong College alumnus, and was the former stage manager and original launch team member of Hillsong NYC. We d…

Quietly Out the Side Door

June 2, 2021

This week we talk about leaving church: why we and others like us left , the ways it is often handled, and how the pandemic has changed the church experience for so many. We also play a round of improv altar call, talk about…

A Boulder Into Still Water w/ Brit Barron

May 19, 2021

This week we talk to Author and Speaker Brit Barron (Worth It!). We discuss her story leaving a mega church she pastored, coming to terms with her sexual identity and the hard work of spiritual evolution. We also talk about …

Dirty Rotten Church Camp

May 5, 2021

No purpling! For this week’s episode we talk about church camp!