64 episodes

The podcast that reminds us that we are human first before anything else.

Existential coreyleak

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 109 Ratings

The podcast that reminds us that we are human first before anything else.

    People Who Happen To Be White with Louiza "Weeze" Doran: Replay

    People Who Happen To Be White with Louiza "Weeze" Doran: Replay

    It's Friday and we are sharing some of our favorite episodes with you. Today is a throwback to episode 58 with Weeze Doran.


     


    This is a fun episode with our new friend Weeze! Corey and Weeze talk about race, women, anti-racism, and so much more. Tune in!


     


    Contend with Weeze:


    On Insta: @accordingtoweeze 


    And sign up for webinars with Weeze at: https://accordingtoweeze.podia.com/weeze

    • 43 min
    Episode 64 (Not Christian but Spiritual - Talking Black Atheism and Theology) with Robert Monson

    Episode 64 (Not Christian but Spiritual - Talking Black Atheism and Theology) with Robert Monson

    This is a conversation about the complexities of Black faith in the United States. Robert Monson is an artist, scholar, and thought leader on faith with a provocative perspective on all things spiritual. 
     
    Contend with Robert on twitter: @robertjmonson

    • 43 min
    Episode 63 (It's Something - Talking The Derek Chauvin Verdict)

    Episode 63 (It's Something - Talking The Derek Chauvin Verdict)

    In this episode, Corey shares his thoughts about the verdict, another incident of anti-Black violence, grief, joy, and the complexity of justice. 

    • 21 min
    Episode 62 (Talking All Things Deconstruction) with Phil Drysdale

    Episode 62 (Talking All Things Deconstruction) with Phil Drysdale

    In this episode, Corey talks with Phil Drysdale (Deconstruction specialist) about the reasons people deconstruct their faith, racism, privilege, and spirituality in the UK.
    Contend with Phil:
    On Insta: @phildrysdale 
     

    • 55 min
    Episode 61 (Who's to Blame -Talking Purity/Rape Culture) with Tiffany Bluhm

    Episode 61 (Who's to Blame -Talking Purity/Rape Culture) with Tiffany Bluhm

    In this episode, Corey talks to Tiffany Bluhm who is the author of Prey Tell: Why We Silence Women Who Tell the Truth and How Everyone Can Speak Up. She is a speaker, writer, and podcast co-host of the podcast Why Tho, a show answering the existential and nonsensical questions we ask ourselves, with author and speaker, Ashley Abercrombie. She speaks at conferences and events around the world, and her work has been featured in Publisher's Weekly, Sojo, The Jenny McCarthy Show, and more. 
    Contend with Tiffany:
    On Instagram: @tiffanybluhm 
    Find her book: https://www.tiffanybluhm.com

    • 39 min
    Episode 60 (I Am - A Divine Realization) with Jo Luehmann

    Episode 60 (I Am - A Divine Realization) with Jo Luehmann

    Trust us, just listen! IT'S SO GOOD!!!

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

jmansaunt ,

Contending for a better world

Whether it’s Corey just sharing from his own knowledge and experiences or him inviting in other amazing BIPOC to share their journeys and knowledge ... each episode has something to learn, something to chew on, and something to build that next step forward in contending for a better world. Grateful to be able to learn from him and them!

snacks8me ,

Deep and full of heart

Such great guests, always taking away new insights. Love the relaxed interview style, always letting there be room for the guests to flesh out their thoughts. Can tell the host cares about people. Give it a try!

Roxy_Barks ,

Developing thoughts

I cannot get enough of this podcast. I really enjoy listening to Corey’s thoughts and perspectives. I would give it 5 stars, but I believe Corey could continue developing his thoughts further and providing supporting research or doctrine to his beliefs, which is why I enjoy the podcasts with guests a little more. I disagree with most of the conclusions Corey lands on, but this podcast helps me strengthen my convictions.

If I could summarize how I feel when I listen to this podcast, it would be as if I’m reading Psalm 73 out loud. Chronologically, this is the beginning of King David’s rule over Israel and the injusticies were everywhere. Yet those who believed in God don’t turn silent or a blind eye to injustices, they cling to the truth that they know which is God’s law and live it out despite how difficult that may be, teaching it to others, to their children, and future generations because it is eternal. It is not merely human existence first, then everything else. Existence is because of God, therefore a human first construct leads us to believe remaining pure at heart nothing more than vanity.

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