5 episodes

A luxury hotel pool attendant in Miami meets a married couple. The wife starts flirting with the young man...and pretty soon he is caught up in a love triangle, one that will have far-reaching results. The husband is Jerry Falwell Jr., member of one of the most famous evangelical families in America and president of a Christian university with a strict code of conduct. The affair is part of a pattern of questionable behavior that will threaten the Falwell family dynasty. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Bunga Bunga, comes IN GOD WE LUST, a six part series about what the tabloids called “the pool boy” scandal. Co-hosted by Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, the duo brings their humor and distinctive style of their hit series EVEN THE RICH to a reported miniseries for the very first time.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 3.8 • 130 Ratings

A luxury hotel pool attendant in Miami meets a married couple. The wife starts flirting with the young man...and pretty soon he is caught up in a love triangle, one that will have far-reaching results. The husband is Jerry Falwell Jr., member of one of the most famous evangelical families in America and president of a Christian university with a strict code of conduct. The affair is part of a pattern of questionable behavior that will threaten the Falwell family dynasty. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Bunga Bunga, comes IN GOD WE LUST, a six part series about what the tabloids called “the pool boy” scandal. Co-hosted by Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, the duo brings their humor and distinctive style of their hit series EVEN THE RICH to a reported miniseries for the very first time.

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    Jerry Falwell Jr’s public profile is rising through conservative politics just as compromising photos of Becki may be circulating in Miami. Jerry turns to an unlikely friend for help but with reporters sniffing around, the affair won’t stay secret forever. 

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    Two Guys Named Jesus

    Two Guys Named Jesus

    Giancarlo presents a new real estate opportunity to the Falwells, while they present him to a famous real estate mogul. Giancarlo and the Falwells grow closer through their new Miami venture, but being in business together leads to pressures they don’t anticipate.

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    • 30 min
    Liberty… or Libertine?

    Liberty… or Libertine?

    When Jerry Falwell Jr takes over at Liberty University in 2007 he has big shoes to fill: his father’s. The Reverend Jerry Falwell was a famous and controversial evangelical minister who lived by a strict code of conduct. Can Jerry Jr. follow in his father’s footsteps, or will he make his own rules?

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    • 42 min
    The Menage-A-Trois Carnival

    The Menage-A-Trois Carnival

    A young pool attendant at a Miami Beach hotel, meets a couple there on vacation and an affair begins. The young man doesn’t know who they are at first, but after seeing them several more times, he finds out the couple is far more powerful than he imagined. In turn, the couple promises his life is about to change.

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    • 26 min
    Introducing In God We Lust

    Introducing In God We Lust

    A hotel pool attendant in Miami meets a couple. The woman flirts with the pool attendant, and when one thing leads to another...all three of them become enmeshed in a long-term affair that involves sex, money, and power. At the center of the scandal is Jerry Falwell Jr., member of one of the most famous evangelical families in America and president of Liberty University. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Bunga Bunga, comes IN GOD WE LUST, a six part reported series that looks at the secrets and lies that threaten the Falwell dynasty, and the young man at the heart of the story who tabloids will forever call “the pool boy.” Hosted by Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, co-hosts of the hit podcast EVEN THE RICH.

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Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
130 Ratings

130 Ratings

still daryan ,

In God We Lust

I’m new at podcasts and I find this to be a fascinating story. The two hosts are very good and it’s obvious they like and respect one another.
I’m hooked now. I guess I have to become a wondery customer?

M.Y. Ready ,

Too many ads

Interesting content. Too many ads! Do the Clinton’s next and I’ll buy everything you’re promoting!

Love Boat Captian ,

Meh

Good story ruined with fake reactions. Couldn’t get past the first two episodes.

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