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Founded by "Bulletproof Faith" author Rev. Candace Chellew to proclaim God's love and our place in the church.

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    • Religion & Spirituality

Founded by "Bulletproof Faith" author Rev. Candace Chellew to proclaim God's love and our place in the church.

    Episode 32: ‘NakedPastor’ Cartoonist David Hayward

    Episode 32: ‘NakedPastor’ Cartoonist David Hayward

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    Artist and author David Hayward has been writing and drawing cartoons at his NakedPastor blog since 2005. He left the professional ministry in 2010, partly in response to his controversial drawings and musings, to dedicate himself to his art, writing and creating community for others who have felt abused and abandoned by the traditional church. He has just released a new book called The Art of Coming Out: Cartoons for the LGBTQ Community that features more than 100 of his sketches about the LGBTQ community and religion.

    • 22 min
    Episode 31.5: Former Christian Singer Jennifer Knapp

    Episode 31.5: Former Christian Singer Jennifer Knapp

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    Jennifer Knapp was fly fishing along the banks of a river somewhere in middle Tennessee when the world learned that she was a lesbian. Rumors about the sexuality of the contemporary Christian music singer had been swirling around for years, especially after she quit her career during the height of her success and retreated into self-imposed obscurity.

    • 11 min
    Episode 31: Evangelicals for Marriage Equality

    Episode 31: Evangelicals for Marriage Equality

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    A new group called Evangelicals for Marriage Equality has as new vision for the evangelical church in America — one where LGBT Christians are welcome, just as they are. In this Godcast, we talk with EME spokesman Brandan Robertson about their vision for the church and how they imagine dialogue with the anti-gay factions in the church can bring this about.

    • 15 min
    Episode 30: Bishop Gene Robinson

    Episode 30: Bishop Gene Robinson

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    Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson has used his experiences, and his high position, to pen a new book, God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage, that seeks to answer the ten most popular questions he has heard about marriage equality for gay and lesbian people. In the book, he tackles questions like why marriage is even an issue for LGBT people, why straight people should support it and why civil unions, while they are a good first step, simply won’t be enough to satisfy the LGBT community.

    • 20 min
    Episode 29: ‘Christianity After Religion’ Author Diana Butler Bass

    Episode 29: ‘Christianity After Religion’ Author Diana Butler Bass

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    The United States is currently in the throes of a spiritual awakening, according to author Diana Butler Bass. In her new book Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening, Bass says we are at a crossroads in history. We can choose to move forward into new emerging spiritualities, or we can heed the siren sound of the traditionalists calling us back to a romanticized past where rigid roles have offered security for the powerful and the status quo for everyone else.

    • 34 min
    Episode 28: Jay Bakker

    Episode 28: Jay Bakker

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    Jay Bakker is the son of famous television evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. He grew up on the PTL (Praise The Lord) Club, and he suffered terribly when his parents’ empire fell. Turning to drugs and partying eased the pain for awhile, but now Jay is out with a new book, Fall to Grace: A Revolution of God, Self & Society, that describes not so much his fall from grace, but his fall to grace. Jay explains his grace evolution to us.

    • 27 min

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