20 Best Ex Evangelical Podcasts
Ex Evangelical Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Ex Evangelical Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Straight White American Jesus
An in-depth examination of the culture and politics of Christian Nationalism and Evangelicalism by two ex-evangelical ministers-turned-religion professors. If you have ever wondered what social and historical forces led white evangelicals to usher Donald Trump into the White House this is the show for you. As former insiders and critical scholars of religion, Dan Miller and Bradley Onishi have a unique perspective on the Religious Right.
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Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 5.6K ⋅15 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
2. Pray for Micah
The Pray for Micah Podcast explores art, activism, spirituality, and our cosmic (in)significance. Micah Chrisman, a Midwest activist, ex-evangelical, and writer interviews various guests from all walks of life to learn how to become a better Human.
Play⋅ 165⋅ 10 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 92 min Get Email Contact
3. Bible Boys
Two ex-evangelical siblings and an ex-Catholic non-sibling review Christian media and either praise or condemn it.
Play⋅ 52 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact
A podcast for new atheists, lifetime atheists, ex-evangelicals, truth-seekers, and free-thinkers
Play⋅ 110 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact
5. The Spiritual Brewpub
Use sound history to critique, rethink, or rebuild faith. A safe haven for ex-evangelicals or anyone spiritually restless.
Play⋅ 458⋅ 302 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
6. I was a Teenage Fundamentalist. An Exvangelical podcast.
Brian and Troy used to be loyal Christian megachurch leaders. They're not anymore. This honest and often hilarious podcast peeks behind the curtain at the weird, the worrying, and sometimes traumatic world of Evangelicals & Pentecostals. Shortlisted for the 2022 Australian Podcast Awards. Exvangelical. Deconstruction.
Play⋅ 360⋅ 524 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact
7. The Exvangelical Anti-Devotional
Meliea Black is a queer exvangelical, midwife, moon maven, and intuition coach/activist who helps folks deconstruct the influence of religion and toxic Christianity on their life and then reconstruct self-trust, intuitive living, ease, and flow. This podcast is her musings on how self-trust and intuition development...aka connection to our inner knowing is needed to make true change in our heart/mind as well as the collective.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact
8. The Post-Evangelical Post
Home of the Exvangelical podcast & a newsletter about belief, tech, & society with a focus on US white evangelicalism.
Play⋅ 81 ⋅3 episodes / week Get Email Contact
9. Diary of an EXvangelical
A podcast by a Catholic who was raised around Evangelicals, spent four years in an Evangelical church, deconstructed, and went back to Catholicism.
Play⋅ 4⋅ 5 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
Exploring the world inside and outside the evangelical subculture, one conversation at a time. 'Exvangelical' is a shared starting point with many destinations; it acknowledges the impact (predominantly white/white-led) evangelicalism has had on our lives but does not dictate our current or future beliefs & practices. On this podcast, you'll hear stories of people who've left evangelicalism for other branches of Christianity, other spiritual traditions, and for none at all.
Play⋅ 3.1K⋅ 9.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
11. Pleasure Prophet
A podcast about pleasure, from a lens that's not always horny, but often magical, spiritual, personal, and even political. Spreading the good news about pleasure and how its principles can solve problems. Hosted by an exvangelical sex educator gone pleasure activist recovering from people-pleasing thru countercultural spiritual awakenings.
Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
12. Holy Ghosting
Lindsay, Meg, Sarai & friends are a bunch of former church kids who came of age in the 80s and 90s American Evangelicalism is Holy Ghosting. In each episode, we share our youthful experiences and stories of the harm we endured and perpetrated as American Evangelicals and we laugh, we're sarcastic ladies.
Play⋅ 22 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
13. Remedial Sunday School Podcast
In the Remedial Sunday School podcast hosts Tania and Claire, provide their friend Gen with the Sunday School that she missed while growing up secular. A group of circulating guests and friends will provide Gen with the religious education she missed through the lens of their grown-up scholarly experiences.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 84 min Get Email Contact
14. Three Bridges Podcast
Welcome to Three Bridges: A podcast dedicated to uncovering that which connects us to ourselves, our community, and the world. We desire to reveal the cross-sectional identities that exist between race, culture, and religion. Hopefully, through engaging and educational conversations we can foster more empathy, and be more connected to our communities and the world.
Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
15. Jerry's Kids
An exvangelical podcast dedicated to exploring the Falwell dynasty in Lynchburg, Virginia, presenting a transgender person's insider view of the religious trauma she continues to unpack from her upbringing in the culture of Thomas Road Baptist Church and Liberty University.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact
16. Speaking Up with Andrew Pledger
Andrew Pledger, a queer cult survivor, and religion recovery coach, hosts 'Speaking Up w/ Andrew Pledger', a podcast that allows people to share their stories of abuse and religious trauma in various religions and cults. Some guests discuss specific topics to educate and bring awareness.
Play⋅ 163 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact
17. Zillenial Life Crisis
Just a gay 23-year-old exvangelical documenting her life crisis.
Play⋅ 23 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
18. The Exvangelical Therapist Podcast
The Exvangelical Therapist Podcast is led by A., a licensed therapist and exvangelical who speaks from personal and professional experience about navigating life and mental health after leaving the Evangelical Church. A. explores the intersections of evangelicalism, exvangelicalism, mental health, and social justice in The Exvangelical Therapist Podcast.
Play 14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
19. BAD WORDS
An exvangelical podcast giving toxic theology the read it deserves by taking another look at some of the books given major influence in evangelical Christianity.Hosted by Janice Lagata
Play 3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 72 min Get Email Contact
20. My Gay Church Days
Stories and thoughts of a closeted ex-evangelical pastor who eventually left the faith to pursue his true identity. This podcast was created for you, the listener. Dive into stories from my own experience as a closeted Evangelical pastor, as well as my thoughts on current issues, politics & theology. I also want to hear you!
Play⋅ 115⋅ 695 ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact