Lonely Mountain Mystics
Patriarchy

Patriarchy

August 30, 2021

Patriarchy is defined as a social structure characterized by male dominance and female oppression. The guys bow out for this episode so that Stephanie, Krystina, Sam and Lauren can freely discuss their experiences of patriarchy. Most of us unknowingly contribute to this social construct but there's a slow shift happening in how gender and sexuality are understood.

Paul Bergmann: Deconstructing from the Pulpit - Pt 2

Paul Bergmann: Deconstructing from the Pulpit - Pt 2

August 23, 2021

In part two of this series, Devin again sits down with his friend Paul Bergman who shares some of his thoughts on some Christian theology and how Jesus and love have led him to where he is today.

Paul Bergmann: Deconstructing from the Pulpit - Pt 1

Paul Bergmann: Deconstructing from the Pulpit - Pt 1

August 16, 2021

Devin sits down with his friend Paul Bergman who shares his incredible faith journey from playing professional sports to deconstructing faith while being a pastor at a local church. 

Us For Them

Us For Them

April 5, 2021

Devin invited his friend Yen to join him and Stephanie for a conversation about defending marginalized people. Yen's own life experience on the margins has motivated his social justice advocacy efforts and he inspires us to do the same. 

It’s Ok To Be Sad

It’s Ok To Be Sad

March 29, 2021

Ever been told "don't worry, just be happy?" All of our emotions are valuable, but many in faith communities are programmed to repress emotions like sadness and anger. Come listen as Devin explores the importance of expressing sadness with Krystina and Andy.

Reject vs Reclaim

Reject vs Reclaim

January 18, 2021

We're thinking differently about faith now then we previously did. So what do we do with the ideas, concepts, and language that we used to use? Do we keep it and try to reframe, redefine, or otherwise reclaim it? Or do we reject it outright?

Brit Barron - Worth It

Brit Barron - Worth It

October 26, 2020

This week, Devin sits down with author and speaker Brit Barron to talk about her experience of growing up in the evangelical church and when, after becoming a pastor, she started to understand more about herself, her dreams and her sexuality. 

You can find out more about Brit and the work that she does at her website britbarron.com

 

Coming Home to Yourself

Coming Home to Yourself

October 19, 2020

If you've ever been taught not to trust yourself, this episode will be full of good news. Learning to trust yourself and discovering who you are really does feel like coming home.

Decolonize My Brain

Decolonize My Brain

October 12, 2020

Have we ever stopped to consider how faith traditions, in our case Christianity, have been agents of colonization? Even now when the boarders of our world may seem largely set, how are prevailing ideologies effecting how we view each other?

Seeing this, how do we even begin to attempt to think differently?

It’s Ok To Change Your Mind

It’s Ok To Change Your Mind

October 5, 2020

Does changing your mind make you weak, unsure, or something akin to being a traitor? Or does it reflect a willingness to learn and an intellectual honesty about your own experience and even acknowledgement of the limits of that experience...

This should be good.

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