Episodes

70 - Porn Addiction with Bethany Van Drie

May 18, 2022

This week, Josie sits down with our new friend Bethany Van Drie to talk about the unfortunate reality of porn addiction and how it affects those in the Evangelical church. Find us on Instagram: instagram.com/speakinginchurch…

69 - Twilight is Purity Culture Propaganda

May 11, 2022

This week, we dive deep into Spencer's one true passion: Twilight! We get deep into just how EFFECTIVE this series was as not only Mormon propaganda, but purity culture's best advertiser, too. Spoiler Alert: Twilight is ver…

68 - Jesus Was A Witch with Greg Arias

May 4, 2022

This week, we are joined by our friend Greg Arias who tells us their experience going to church, GETTING KICKED OUT AS A KID, and where they stand now with spirituality. This one's for all of our Christian Witches/Just Witch…

67 - Our Unlearning with Ashley Lynn Hengst

April 27, 2022

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66 - Parenting While Deconstructing with Chelsea Long

April 20, 2022

This week, SPENCER IS HERE to talk to our new friend Chelsea all about the new terrain of parenting while deconstructing. We talk about how some of these Bible stories are not kid appropriate and how hard it is to wrestle wi…

65 - Recovering Baptist with Mike Perry

April 13, 2022

This week, we are joined by our new friend Mike Perry, who is a recently inducted exvangelical! He grew up as Texan as you can be with the most Southern Baptist Texan grandpa and the classic Baptist upbringing, toxic masculi…

64 - Language & Psychology in the Church with Kensie Smull

April 6, 2022

This week, Josie sits down over cyber space with our new friend Kensie Smull to talk about why language matters and how psychology plays a huge role in our spiritual journeys. Kensie is doing some great work at ASU on a pers…

63 - Pastoring While Woke with Dr. Tom Legrand

March 30, 2022

This week, Josie has a conversation with a real life DOCTOR! Dr. Tom Legrand tells us all about his experience pastoring a church... that didn't end up liking him all that much. Can you relate? Find us on Instagram: instagra…

62 - On Homelessness with Kevin Nye

March 16, 2022

If there's anything that gets us riled up, it's talking about homelessness and all the things that we as a society are just NOT doing. This week, our friend Kevin Nye has come to talk to us about his new book, "Grace Can Lea…

61 - New Season, Who's This?

March 9, 2022

Hello again! We are back to bring your some new news and some same old laughs. This week, we're dreaming and scheming about the next season and beyond while also talking about some deep truths that we are going to be wrestli…

60 - Heathens Make the Best Friends with Matthew Brady

Feb. 16, 2022

On this week's episode, Josie sits down with her BFF Matthew Brady to talk about their lives at the Baptist church they both left and to talk some shit about some stuff, as per usual in their relationship. It's a fun and end…

59 - On Campus Rebels with Scott Okamoto of the Chapel Probation Podcast

Feb. 9, 2022

SPENCER IS BACK!!!! But just for this episode... for now. This week, we talked to Scott Okamoto of the Chapel Probation podcast all about his time as a professor at our Alma Mater, Azusa Pacific University. We talked about t…

58 - Differently the Same with Colton Di Stefano

Feb. 2, 2022

This week, we have our most conservative guest on the podcast! Colton Di Stefano is a Canadian father and laborer who found us through our friend Andrew Benson! While Colton may not be as conservative and toxic and his Ameri…

57 - Becoming Atheist with Michael Wiseman from The Bible Says What?!

Jan. 26, 2022

This week, we are doing a cool crossover episode with our new friend Michael from The Bible Says What?! podcast! He is a former church kid turned atheist who loves to have conversations with religious leaders that challenge …

56 - Mormon Talk with Matt Young and Ryan Jimenez

Jan. 20, 2022

This week, Josie tries to get two ex-Mormon boys to talk about their feelings and get some more information out of them. This is a fun episode where three friends hang out and shoot the shit while tackling some deep truths a…

55 - Evangelicalism after the Soviet Union with Maggie Kleppe

Jan. 12, 2022

This week, our friend Maggie Kleppe joins us all the way from Norway to tell us about her experience with finding Evangelicalism after living through the fall of the Soviet Union. We talk pros and cons and how her historical…

54 - Deconstruction Shenanigans with Mason Mennenga from A People's Theology

Jan. 5, 2022

Sorry, we're not sorry for the giggles and the recorded friend hangs. This week we are joined by our fellow Irreverent Media Group hooligan, Mason Mennenga. Mason is Twitter's favorite Process Theologian and YouTube's favori…

53 - Defending LGBTQIA+ Rights with Erin Green from REAP

Dec. 29, 2021

This week we are joined by our friend Erin Green from REAP! We talk about advocating for LGBTQIA+ students' rights on Christian college campuses and what we can do to help in the fight. It's a poignant conversation on a topi…

52 - Deconstructing Together with Cortland Coffey

Dec. 22, 2021

The Deconstruction world isn't ready for this buddy comedy of an episode. This week, we are joined by our friend Cortland Coffey, the co-host of the Thereafter podcast! This is a light hearted episode where we get into every…

51 - Second Career Pastoring with Beth Demme from the Discovering Our Scars Podcast

Dec. 15, 2021

This week, we are joined by our new friend and fellow Methodist, Beth Demme. Beth is a second career pastor, coming from the throws of the legal world, and a fellow podcaster over at Discovering Our Scars! We talk about life…

50 - The Politicization of American Christianity with Matt Young

Dec. 2, 2021

This week, author Matt Young joins us to talk about his book "Jesus Wept" and how crazy political Christianity in American has become. As an economist and all around smart guy, Matt bring all the best information to table. I…

49 - Better Ways to Help with Stephen Hale

Nov. 17, 2021

On this week's episode, we are joined by Stephen Hale, the Director of Operations at Inalienable. Inalienable is a Speaking In Church approved organization whose whole mission is to help people in Mexico receive government p…

48 - Soulful Spiritual Practices with Chris Rodriguez

Nov. 11, 2021

This week, we are joined by the ever-inspiring Chris Rodriguez! Chris' whole mission as an embodiment and life coach is to get us back in touch with our souls and our bodies as a means to better ourselves and our lives. In o…

47 - The Halloween Episode

Nov. 3, 2021

This week, we talk all things HALLOWEEN because Harvest Festivals and Jesus-Ween just won't do! Spencer got to celebrate every year and Josie was forced to stay home because the Devil was among the living... for his birthday…