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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.