13 episodes

Surviving the Black Church Podcast is a podcast that sheds light and brings awareness to religious trauma and dismantles oppressive systems within the Black church.

Surviving the Black Church Podcast Jonathon, Nikki G, and Hugh Kelly

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Surviving the Black Church Podcast is a podcast that sheds light and brings awareness to religious trauma and dismantles oppressive systems within the Black church.

    Recapping Season 1 of Surviving the Black Church Podcast

    Recapping Season 1 of Surviving the Black Church Podcast

    On this week's episode of Surviving the Black Church Podcast, Jonathon, Hugh and Nikki are Recapping Season 1!This episode will conclude the first season of Surviving the Black Church Podcast.The crew discusses how the topics from season one has personally impacted them and we also give a big shout out to the listeners both domestic and international!Please join us for the season finale of Surviving the Black Church Podcast!If you are a part of the Black Community and would like support, feel...

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Mental Health Stigma & The Black Church

    Mental Health Stigma & The Black Church

    On this week's episode of Surviving the Black Church Podcast, Jonathon, Hugh and Nikki embark on a journey of navigating through a very monumental topic within our community - Mental Health Stigma & The Black ChurchThis topic is so vast and so needed within our communities that the crew took a shot at covering some important themes that are necessary when discussing the state of our mental health.All of the information shared in this episode is so relevant that we decided to keep it as a ...

    • 2 hr 13 min
    Coping mechanisms after religious trauma

    Coping mechanisms after religious trauma

    On this week's episode of Surviving the Black Church Podcast, Jonathon, Hugh, and Nikki discuss "Coping mechanisms after religious trauma".The crew delves into what maladaptive and adaptive coping mechanisms look like within the Black Church after experiencing religious abuse and trauma.Please join us for this important discussion!If you are a part of the Black Community and would like support, feel free to join our private Facebook group -https://www.facebook.com/groups/survivingtheblackchur...

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Has religious abuse become the norm within the Black Church? - Part 2

    Has religious abuse become the norm within the Black Church? - Part 2

    On this week's episode of Surviving the Black Church Podcast, Jonathon, Hugh, and Nikki continue the conversation - Has religious abuse become the norm within the Black Church? - Part 2The normalization of religious abuse is insidious at it's core and many are suffering in silence and fear being ostracized if they speak up.This episode goes deeper and highlights an overlooked population of religious abuse survivors within the black community - adolescents. We discuss how religious abuse has i...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Has religious abuse become the norm within the Black Church? - Part 1

    Has religious abuse become the norm within the Black Church? - Part 1

    On this week's episode of Surviving the Black Church Podcast, Jonathon, Hugh, and Nikki reveal one of their most important episodes yet! The episode is entitled "Has religious abuse become the norm within the Black Church - Part 1"?In this episode the crew doesn't hold back their sentiments regarding the normalization of abuse and religious abuse within our community and the Black Church at large.Normalization of religious abuse is insidious at it's core and many are suffering in silence and ...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Similarities of Narcissistic Families and Narcissistic Religious Leaders - Part 2

    Similarities of Narcissistic Families and Narcissistic Religious Leaders - Part 2

    On this week's episode of Surviving the Black Church Podcast, Jonathon, Hugh, and Nikki continue the conversation of Similarities of Narcissistic Families and Narcissistic Religious Leaders.The crew goes even deeper, describing what narcissism looks like when it manifests in the church system.The various roles within a narcissistic family system are expounded on and we take a deeper look at how those roles compare to various roles within the Black Church.Check out the remaining portion of the...

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

VPHP ,

Excellent

This is dope! I’d love to contribute to this as a musician who has been in church all my life working in this type of system.

Brytay82 ,

Great show

Definitely enjoying the content and looking forward to what's ahead with this platform. This is a space that's long overdue.

Peaches… ,

So glad this podcast exists

These conversations are so overdue. I hope even the most taboo topics are discussed on this podcast. I’ve been waiting for this! I’m definitely sharing.

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