12 episodes

Exploring the intersection of the science of attachment and theology, we’re asking why we feel disconnected from God, and how to cultivate security and safety. We interview therapists, writers, theologians and other voices that are part of this important conversation.

Attached to the Invisible Amy Simmons & Krispin Mayfield

    • Mental Health

Exploring the intersection of the science of attachment and theology, we’re asking why we feel disconnected from God, and how to cultivate security and safety. We interview therapists, writers, theologians and other voices that are part of this important conversation.

    Welcome to Area Code

    Welcome to Area Code

    The Area Code Network launches today!
    Area Code is a collective of creators who have gathered to create the most genuine, sincere work possible, uninhibited by red tape or competing agendas. Attached to the Invisible is just one of many podcasts that are a part of it.
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    • 4 min
    Belonging In the Church and Outside the Four Walls: Interview with Lu-El Fantroy

    Belonging In the Church and Outside the Four Walls: Interview with Lu-El Fantroy

    Krispin interviews Lu-el Fantroy from outofthefour.com to talk about trust and security in faith communities.
    Check out Lu El’s community at outofthefour.com
    Also find him on instagram at 
    Outofthefour
    Helphumans.pdx
    Also, check out the youtube channel here. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    God, Glory & Narcissistic Family Systems

    God, Glory & Narcissistic Family Systems

    Krispin and Amy discuss the messages that we get about whether God cares more about his glory than about us. We discuss a John Piper sermon illustration about a father who needs his son to trust him in order to look good.
    TW: sexual abuse.
    Much of this episode intertwines with Krispin's recent interview with Connie Baker, LPC on the Prophetic Imagination Station podcast.

    • 58 min
    Attachment to the Holy Spirit

    Attachment to the Holy Spirit

    Victor Counted has done work in attachment, spirituality, the experience of immigrants, and attachment to geographical places. We talk about attachment to God in refugee communities, the two phases of attachment to God, and attachment to the Holy Spirit.

    • 47 min
    Dismissive/Avoidant Attachment Part 2

    Dismissive/Avoidant Attachment Part 2

    Krispin & Amy discuss dismissive/avoidant attachment with God, and how it shows up in the church.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Dismissive/Avoidant Attachment Part 1

    Dismissive/Avoidant Attachment Part 1

    Amy & Krispin discuss characteristics of avoidant attachment (and a little bit about where disorganized attachment fits in this whole system).

    • 47 min

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