The Unholy Trinity and Beyond

In today’s episode, Robin and Debra continue their conversation with Steve Wiggins, a theologian, scholar and author who has written extensively about the abundance and significance of biblical and and religious symbols and themes in horror movies. Today’s episode focuses…

The Bible and Horror Movies: What?

What does the Bible have to do with horror movies? At first glance, you might not think the two could be related. But in today’s episode, you’ll hear from Steve Wiggins, whose books and other materials explore the use of…

Revisiting Religion and Politics in the Middle East

This episode originally aired on May 18, 2021. We are releasing it again given Dr. Kimball's expertise in the Middle East, the recent end of the war in Afghanistan and as the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches. -------------------------- How do…

Robin’s Story

Providing an outlet for survivors of religious incarceration to tell their stories is a priority of The Incarcerated Christian Podcast. That includes the stories of its hosts. In today’s episode, you’ll hear Robin’s story of growing up in the environment…

Life Inside a Religious Cult

How do you break out of a religious cult? What does it look like to move forward afterwards? Today’s guest (unnamed here to protect her identity) will share her experiences growing up in a fringe Christian community: The Institute of…

Celebrating Spiritual Independence

As we celebrate the country’s independence, what about our own? What does spiritual independence mean? How can we achieve it and use it? Listen to today’s episode as your hosts discuss spiritual independence and some keys for achieving it. Topics…

The Divine Feminine

There are a lot of ways to be spiritual. For many, it’s a winding path. Today’s guest, Kenlyn Kolleen, is a speaker, author, spiritual empowerment coach, and host of The Divine Feminine Summit. Listen in to hear what Kenlyn has…

The Liberation of the NakedPastor

David Hayward is known online as the NakedPastor. He has a master’s degree in Theological Studies, as well as diplomas in Religious Studies and Ministry, and University Teaching. But after 30 years in the church, he left the ministry. He…

Cult Tactics and Consent Violations in Christianity

How do religious communities violate consent? How do they employ cult tactics? Today’s guest, Chris Wilson, wrote about these topics in her master's thesis for the Chicago Theological Seminary. A founding member of The Progressive Clergy of TikTok, Chris joins…