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A Tiny Revolution

English, Health / Medicine, 1 season, 205 episodes, 23 hours, 43 minutes
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Your favorite ratchet internet cousin talking about queer stuff and Jesus. Each week, join host Kevin Garcia for conversations with ordinary people doing extraordinary things, exploring topics of race, faith, sex, gender, body, shame, mental health, religion, pop culture, and more. It's like sitting down with your BFF for a kiki when it's been a while. So grab a drink, grab your friends, and settle in. This is a tiny revolution.
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#205: Asian. American. Apostate. w/ R.Scott Okamoto

Let's get APOSTATICAL! R. Scottt Okamoto comes to share his big journey from evangelical professorship to full blown heretic, and author! Check out his book, Asian American Apostate available all the places. R Scott Okamoto is a writer and musician from Los Angeles. He is passionate about AAPI identity and politics, fly fishing, sex and sexuality, cooking, and religious deconstruction. Scot is the creator and host of the Chapel Probation Podcast and the author of Asian American Apostate: Losing Religion and Finding Myself at an Evangelical University, published by Lake Drive Books. 🌈 Q Christian Fellowship National Conference is Jan 11-14 in ABQ, New Mexico! Use offer code TINYREVOLUTION for 10% off registration. QCFconf.org If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is out on JAN 9! preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/26/202352 minutes, 43 seconds
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#204: Fat Church, w/ Dr. Anastasia Kidd

Y'all need to get ready for this revolutionary conversation with dr. Anastasia Kidd. In this conversation, we explore the intersection of fatness, religion, and body liberation. The discussion delves into the interpretation of disease and sin, the growing fat liberation movement, challenging body policing, the journey to self-love, the commitment to fat liberation, and the dream of starting a cat cafe. Follow all of dr. Kidd's work @FatChurch all over socials. 🌈 Q Christian Fellowship National Conference is Jan 11-14 in ABQ, New Mexico! Use offer code TINYREVOLUTION for 10% off registration. QCFconf.org If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is out on JAN 9! preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/14/202359 minutes, 1 second
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#203: Spiritual, but not Religious, Community/ w. Danny Prada

Is it possible to find spiritual community beyond the dogma? an actual spiritual but not religious community? Danny Prada has some ideas about that. Follow Dr. Danny Prada across social media @D_Prada 💫 💫 💫 💒 The Crowded Table is back. Join us @ Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia (If you join in December, I'll give you an autographed copy of my new book as my gift to you!) 🌺 What Makes You Bloom is out on JAN 9! preorder now!thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🏳️‍🌈 🏳️‍⚧️ 🌈 Q Christian Fellowship National Conference is Jan 11-14 in ABQ, New Mexico! Use offer code TINYREVOLUTION for 10% off registration. QCFconf.org 💜 ♥️ If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸 Thank you's can be sent in the form of cash tips via cash app $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me: @thekevingarcia 👕 MERCH: thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 My First Book: BadTheologyKills.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/5/202358 minutes, 19 seconds
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#202: Your Body is a Revolution, w/ Tara Teng

Tara Teng is back! This convo happened closer to the top of the year so if references are dated or you don't hear current events, that's why! Tara Teng is an embodiment coach and somatic practitioner who works at the intersections of embodiment, justice, and sexuality, helping people overcome shame, heal trauma, and come back into relationship with their bodies. A former Miss Canada, she was named Canada's "Woman of the Year" in 2011, received an International Heroes award from the Joy Smith Foundation, and was presented with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of her human rights work to combat human trafficking. She lives with her three young children on the unceded traditional territories of the Kwantlen and Katzie First Nations, in Vancouver, Canada. Follower her @missTaraTeng and at TaraTeng.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/28/20231 hour, 50 seconds
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#201: Queering the Mystical, w/ Charlie Claire Burgess

Author of RADICAL TAROT and creator of the Fifth Spirit Tarot and the forthcoming Gay Marsielle, it's Charlie Claire Burgess (they/them). Follow them @the.word.witch and thewordwitchtarot.com. 🌈 Q Christian Fellowship National Conference is Jan 11-14 in ABQ, New Mexico! Use offer code TINYREVOLUTION for 10% off registration. QCFconf.org If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is out on JAN 9! preorder now!thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/21/202356 minutes, 23 seconds
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EPISODE 200: Origin Stories

Today I'm joined by my bff, Scott! And I asked him to ask me some questions and get a lil reflective about A Tiny Revolution and what it's been like to do this for over 5 years and over 200 episodes. I hope you enjoy and I hope you know how grateful I am to you, dear listener. 🌈 Q Christian Fellowship National Conference is Jan 11-14 in ABQ, New Mexico! Use offer code TINYREVOLUTION for 10% off registration. QCFconf.org If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is out on JAN 9! preorder now!thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/20/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 57 seconds
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#199: Stumbling Away from Evangelicalism, w/ Brandon Flanery

My kid brother is here. :) Pick up Stumbling: a sassy memoir about leaving evangelicalism NOW! And follow him @FlanBran BrandonFlanery.comPodcast notes: 🌈 Q Christian Fellowship National Conference is Jan 11-14 in ABQ, New Mexico! Use offer code TINYREVOLUTION for 10% off registration. QCFconf.org 🕯 The Sunday Coven begins December 31. Learn more here: thekevingarcia.com/sundaycoven 🌺 What Makes You Bloom is out on JAN 9! preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/202351 minutes, 16 seconds
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#198: Breaking All The Rules, w/ Kristian Smith

THE BISHOP OF TIKTOK IS HERE. This convo was LIVE at reds beer garden ATL earlier this year. Follow the bishop at KristianASmith.com If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/13/202353 minutes, 30 seconds
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#197: Holy Runaways w/ Matthias Robers

SISTER TIME! My BFF Matthias is showing up to talk on this new book, HOLY RUNAWAYS! Follow Matthias across socials @MatthiasRoberts and at MatthiasRoberts.com. If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/3/202349 minutes, 18 seconds
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#196: Sacred Self-Care, w/ Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes

Class is in session. Dr. Chanequa shares about her new book, why healing is so hard for Christians suffering from religious PTSD, and how she takes care of herself in a world besieged by white Christian Nationalism. Go to DrChanequa.com to get all of her stuff. If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/12/20231 hour, 1 minute, 5 seconds
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#195: Stop Actin' Like a White B*tch, w/ Gigi

GET IT TOGETHER! Follow Grace across everything on they link tree! LINK HERE If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, go away. ;)  🌈 SPIRITUAL RECOVERY FALL COHORT! 10 Weeks of learning how to create your living practice. Starts Sept 11. Apply at thekevingarcia.com/cohort 💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/21/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 57 seconds
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#194: Get Free Now, w/ Sah D'Simone

Your spirtually sassy sibling is here to talk about all the ways we're being held back. Go follow Sah @SahDSimone across socials. Get his book. Etc! If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌈 SPIRITUAL RECOVERY FALL COHORT! 10 Weeks of learning how to create your living practice. Starts Sept 11. Apply at thekevingarcia.com/cohort 💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  📖 Grab my first book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/11/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 8 seconds
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#193: Relax, Hell's Not Real, w/ Josh Kaiser

It's @thelocalhertic himself, Josh Kaiser! If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for preorder now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom  🌈 Queer Kin Retreat! Aug. 17-20 at Seven Springs Retreat near Knoxville. Spots are limited. Deadline is July 30. thekevingarcia.com/retreat 🤔 Deconstructing your faith? Feeling stuck in the fear of changing beliefs? Don’t do it alone. Set up a free call to see if coaching with me could help: thekevingarcia.com/coaching  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/11/202350 minutes, 23 seconds
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#192: Free Mom Hugs, w/ Sara Cunningham

YOU GET A HUG AND YOU GET A HUG! Go to FreeMomHugs.org to connect with Sara Cunningham and all her dope work. ___ If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  🌺 What Makes You Bloom is available for Pre-order now! thekevingarcia.com/bloom 📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/27/202351 minutes, 23 seconds
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#191: The Jesus Hypothesis, w/ Derek Webb

He deconstructed at the same time as we did, y'all. (if ur a millennial.) Listen to The Jesus Hypothesis everywhere streams are streamed. And follow derek @derekwebb and at DerekWebb.com. // LIVE EVENTS: 🤟🏽LOVE HARD/LIVE TRUE: a (mostly) men's retreat. Aug 4-5 in ATL. 🎟Get Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/love-hardlive-true-a-mostly-mens-retreat-tickets-658029914187?aff=oddtdtcreator 🌈 QUEER KIN WEEKEND! Aug 17-20 near Knoxville, TN. 🎟 thekevingarcia.com/retreat // ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review and share this! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/19/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 50 seconds
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#190: Queer Ministry w/ Flamy Grant

She's the shame-slaying, hip-swaying Bible Belt Baby! It's FLAMY GRANT! Connect with her @FlamyGrant across social media and stream the album on all platforms. ... LIVE EVENTS: 🤟🏽LOVE HARD/LIVE TRUE: a (mostly) men's retreat. Aug 4-5 in ATL. 🎟Get Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/love-hardlive-true-a-mostly-mens-retreat-tickets-658029914187?aff=oddtdtcreator 🌈 QUEER KIN WEEKEND! Aug 17-20 near Knoxville, TN. 🎟 thekevingarcia.com/retreat // ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review and share this! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/19/20231 hour, 42 seconds
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#189: Gender Magic, w/ Rae McDaniel

Rae McDaniel (they/them) is a non-binary Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, Coach, and Transgender Diversity and Inclusion educator. They are founder and CEO of Practical Audacity, a Gender & Sex Therapy practice in Chicago and an international speaker on gender freedom. As an expert in sexuality and gender exploration, they have been featured in places such as The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Time, Women's Health, Well+Good, Refinery 29, Bustle, Elite Daily, Entrepreneur, and The Independent. Rae holds degrees from DePaul University, University of Michigan, and is certified by AASECT. They live in Chicago with their dog Gizmo, who might actually be a gremlin.  You can also find them at www.rae-mcdaniel.com And you can buy the book at GenderMagic.com ... If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  ☀️ Spiritual Recovery Summer Cohort begins June 2! Applications due May 16. Get the details and apply at thekevingarcia.com/cohort 🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  🌺 Wild Spirit Weekend: a retreat for exvies and spiritual nomads. Aug 17-20. Thekevingarcia.com/retreat  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/30/202354 minutes, 33 seconds
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#188: Cry Baby, w/ Benjamin Perry

Rev. Benjamin Perry is Minister of Outreach and Media Strategy at Middle Church, and author of Cry, Baby: Why Our Tears Matter, published by Broadleaf Books, May 2023. An award-winning writer, his work focuses on the intersection of religion and politics. Their writing can be found in outlets like The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Slate, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, Bustle and Motherboard and he has appeared on MSNBC, Al Jazeera, and NY1. They hold a degree in psychology from SUNY Geneseo and a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary. Follow them across social media @FaithfullyBP _____ 🌺 Spiritual Recovery Summer Cohort starts June 2. Doors close May 31. Get all the info and apply here: thekevingarcia.com/cohort If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  ☀️ Spiritual Recovery Summer Cohort begins June 2! Applications due May 16. Get the details and apply at thekevingarcia.com/cohort 🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  🌺 Wild Spirit Weekend: retreat for exvies and spiritual nomads. Aug 17-20. Thekevingarcia.com/retreat  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/202357 minutes, 30 seconds
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#187: The Feral Pastors Wife, w/ Emily Loggins

You know her as the feral pastors wife, i know her as my new friend Emily. She's a religious deconstruction advocate, content creator, and community organizer in Nashville, TN. I'm the creator of Feral Pastor's Wife, a TikTok account with 91k+ followers, and Feral Ministries, a refuge for those questioning faith. Follow her @feral_pastors_wife APPLY FOR THE SUMMER COHORT: HTTP://thekevingarcia.com/cohort MERCH ON SALE! Use code PRIDE20 for 20% off ur whole order. HTTP://thekevingarcia.myshopify.com 📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  ☀️ Spiritual Recovery Summer Cohort begins June 2! Applications are due May 19. Get the details and apply at thekevingarcia.com/cohort 🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  🌺 Wild Spirit Weekend: retreat for exvies and spiritual nomads. Aug 17-20. Thekevingarcia.com/retreat  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, com e hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/17/202357 minutes, 51 seconds
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#186: Leaving Christian Nationalism, w/ April Ajoy

Your fave tiktoker is here. :) Follow April @AprilAjoy on all platforms. If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  📕 Get my book! #BadTheologyKills, available worldwide at BadTheologyKills.com 💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🔮 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot + coaching session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  🌺 Wild Spirit Weekend: retreat for exvies and spiritual nomads. Aug 17-20. Thekevingarcia.com/retreat  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/18/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 11 seconds
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#184: The Bible + Trans Identity, w/ Father Shannon TL Kearns

He was raised southern evangelical and grew up to be the first Trans man ordained in the Old Catholic Order of priests. Dig in. Follow @shannonTLkearns across social media, and pick up the book In The Margins: A Transgender Man's Journey with Scripture, from your local indie book shop. If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  💸if this was helpful for you and you wanna leave a lil tip, send it to Cash App $thekevingarcia, venmo @thekevingarcia, or PayPal.me/thekevingarcia  🤔 looking for some guidance? Book a tarot session with me. Tap the Link in my bio to book. Use code 1111vibes for 11% off ur first sesh.  🌺 Wild Spirit Weekend: retreat for exvies and spiritual nomads. Aug 17-20. Thekevingarcia.com/retreat  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🎧 A Tiny Revolution: a podcast about ordinary folks living revolutionary lives. Listen to all the where!  🏠 If you’re looking for a community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/10/202353 minutes, 26 seconds
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#184: Sapphic Poetry Club, w/ Sarah Auna

Lesbihonest. Follow Sarah Auna @Sarah_Auna and BUY HERE BOOK HERE! If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  🏖 Living Practice Summer School starts May 13. Learn more at thekevingarcia.com/summerschool 📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 👕 you need cuter gayer clothes. Go grab something cute in my merch store thekevingarcia.myshopify.com  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/27/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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#183: Everybody Come Alive, w/ Marcie Alvis-Walker

Marcie is back! Marcie Alvis Walker is the creator of the popular Instagram feed Black Coffee with White Friends. She is also the creator of Black Eyed Bible Stories. Marcie is passionate about what it means to embrace intersectionality, diversity, and inclusion in our spiritual lives. Be sure to connect with her @blackcofeewithwhitefriends Her new book EVERYBODY COME ALIVE is available for preorder. ⛪️ If you're looking for community while you deconstruct, hang out with us at theCrowdedTable. We're living over at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia 🧘🏻‍♂️ I teach people how to get spiritually unstuck. Come join the Spiritual Recovery Workshop at thekevingarcia.com/workshop Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/13/20231 hour, 4 minutes
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#182: Living Thru Your Unfolding, w/ Arielle Estoria

In this episode, we talk with Arielle Estoria, a writer, poet, actor, and activist. Arielle is the author of the upcoming book "The Unfolding," which is set to release on March 7, 2023. You can follow Arielle on social media at @arielleestoria. During our conversation, we dive into Arielle's creative process and how she uses her art to explore themes of identity, purpose, and spirituality. We also discuss her advocacy work and the importance of using one's platform to promote positive change in the world. To support this podcast and gain access to exclusive content, please join us on Patreon at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia. Additionally, if you're interested in learning more about working with Kevin, check out their workshop at theKevinGarcia.com/workshop. And don't forget to check out Kevin's other project, Bad Theology Kills, at BadTheologyKills.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/6/20231 hour, 50 seconds
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#181: Doing Nothing is No Longer an Option, w/ Jenny Booth Potter

Jenny's here to get white people together for racial justice. Jenny Booth Potter is a creative producer, storyteller, and co-host of The Next Question, a web series about expanding our imagination for racial justice. She has co-led racial justice trainings across the country for churches and organizations, and is the Chief Content Officer of HerSelf Media, a company that aims to create stories that empower and bring joy to Black women. Jenny and her husband, John, make their home outside of Chicago with their two boys and one wild puppy. Pick up a copy of her new book, Doing Nothing Is No Longer an Option, from her website. https://www.jennyboothpotter.com/ If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, just go away. ;)  📲 Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia 📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at BadTheologyKills.com 🖕 Take the Ex-Missionary research survey! For future podcast projects. Click Here.  🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at The Crowded Table.  🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at theKevinGarcia.com 🏖 Costa Rica 2023! Space is limited and early bird pricing ends soon! Get details and save your spot!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/26/202259 minutes, 43 seconds
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#180: to be Valiant, w/ J.Crum

If you don't already follow J.Crum on social media, get on his TikTok immediately, and then immediately download his new album, VALIANT available all over the place. ALL MY LINKS: HTTP://linktr.ee/thekevingarcia If you like the show, leave us a 5 Star Review ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ if you didn’t, go away. ;)  📖 Grab my book, Bad Theology Kills at HTTP://BadTheologyKills.com 🖕 Take the Ex-Missionary research survey! For future podcast projects. HTTP://bit.ly/exmissionary 🏠 If you’re looking for community outside of the bullshit online, come hang out at The Crowded Table. HTTP://thecrowdedtable.mn.co 🙏🏽 In need of support? I’ve got a number of ways to plug in at HTTP://theKevinGarcia.com 🏖 Costa Rica 2023! Space is limited and early bird pricing ends soon! HTTP://linktr.ee/thekevingarcia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/17/202254 minutes, 37 seconds
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#179: The Language of Grief, w/ Dante Stewart

Danté Stewart is an award-winning writer, speaker and author of Shoutin' In The Fire: An American Epistle. Named by Georgia Writers Association as "Georgia Writer of the Year” 2022 (Memoir); by The Center for American Progress as one of "22 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2022"; and by Religion News Service as one of "Ten Up-And-Coming Faith Influencers," his work has appeared in the The Atlantic, New York Times, the Washington Post, TIME, ESPN's Andscape, Oxford American, Sojourners, NPR, CNN, Parents, and more. He received his B.A. in Sociology from Clemson University. He is currently studying at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Follow him at @DanteStewart. check out his work at DanteCStewart.com. Be sure to follow me @thekevingarcia, theKevinGarcia.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/28/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 53 seconds
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#178: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism, w/ Brad Onishi

The host of Straight White American Jesus, author and professor, Brad Onishi joins us to talk about what the hell is going on America right now, the threat of American evangelicals, Christian nationalism, and what we haven't been paying attention to that we need to. Follow Brad @bbonishi. And listen to Straight White American Jesus wherever you listen to pods. Wanna support the show + join a dope community? Hit up: theCrowdedTable.mn.co. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/6/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 58 seconds
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#177: Dead Dad Club, w/ Garrison Hayes

Trigger warning: grab a fucking tissue box. Garrison Hayes joins me to talk about his work as a maker on TikTok, as well as his own history with church shit, and we also start talking about the grief of losing our parents, specifically our dads. So welcome. It's a snotty one. Follow Garrison on TikTok @GarrisonHayes Follow me @TheKevinGarcia Join The Crowded Table Community! theCrowdedTable.mn.co THEOLOGY BEER CAMP! OCTOBER 13-15! Chapel Hill NC! Tickets: www.theologybeer.camp, use offercode FAVEAUNTS for $50 off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/29/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 29 seconds
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#176: The Contemplative Tarot, w/ Brittany Muller

Mysitc Catholicism? Tarot and christianity? Brittany Muller is here to talk about it all and her new book The Contemplative Tarot: a Christian Guide to the Cards. Follow her work @Blessed.Vigil. Join the Tarot's Cool Workshop at thekevingarcia.com/tarotworkshop Join The Crowded Table @ theCrowdedTable.mn.co Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/15/202251 minutes, 22 seconds
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#175: The God Who Riots, w/ Damon Garcia

Damon Garcia (he/him) is a writer, video essayist, and public theologian for a liberative Christianity. His work is inspired by liberation theology, decolonial theory, and anti-capitalist politics as he helps people unsettle and untangle the influence of Christian teachings developed to justify colonization. He is the author of The God Who Riots: Taking Back the Radical Jesus (Broadleaf Books, 2022). He lives in Santa Maria, California. Follow @whoisDamon ... Follow me across social media @thekevingarcia Join the community at The Crowded Table. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/25/20221 hour, 1 minute, 4 seconds
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#174: We Need To Talk, w/ Malynda Hale

Malynda Hale is the host of We Need To Talk. We talk faith, deconstruction, entertainment, whiteness, y mas. Follow @MalyndaHale all the places. Events! Q Worship Collective Weekend! Aug 25-28 in the LA Area! Get Tickets THEOLOGY BEER CAMP: Chapel Hill, NC, Oct 13-15. Use code FAVAUNTS for $50 off registration. TICKETS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/19/202245 minutes, 56 seconds
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#173: Christian Nationalism 101 w/Tim Whitaker

Let's ask the tough questions. Like WTF America? This is part one in the series on Christian nationalism, the current status of Church and state, and what maybe we can do about this. Follow Tim @theNewEvangelicals. Join the Fall Cohort: thekevingarcia.com/cohort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/3/202258 minutes, 46 seconds
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#172: Homebrewed Faith, w/ Tripp Fuller

Tripp Fuller and me shoot the shit and get weird. Follow Tripp @TrippFuller and TrippFuller.com join the community: thecrowdedtable.mn.co Apply For the Fall Cohort '22 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/15/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 35 seconds
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#171: On "Affirming" Queer Folks, w/ Propaganda

Y'all A convo that I've wanted to have for a long time. @Prophiphop joins me to talk about his journey in music, within Christian music industry stuff, and we also talk about how and when he became affirming of queer people. Share this far and wide. I think you're gonna love it. Follow Propaganda @Prophiphop and at Prophiphop.com Join the community and support the show by going to TheCrowdedTable.mn.co Grab you some Merch! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/5/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 54 seconds
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#170: Yass Jesus! w/ Daniel Franzese + Azariah Southworth

Both grew up evanglical. Both were very afraid to be themselves. Both are now creating space to let other queer folks know that no one can take God away from you. All month long we're gonna be talking to and about QUEERS and QUEER SHIT. Which is normal for us on ATR. But we gonna keep going. Follow Yass Jesus where you listen to pods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/7/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 36 seconds
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#169: Anti-Excellence, w/ Nadia Bolz-Weber

Nadia Bolz-Weber is back and we get into some yummy stuff around what spiritual community could look like in this brave new world. Among other things. It's very fun. Follow her stuff at NadiaBolzWeber.com Please rate the show on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. ... Summer Practice Cohort starts June 13. thekevingarcia.com/cohort NEW PRIDE MERCH: thekevingarcia.com/Merch/pride-22 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/17/20221 hour, 1 minute, 59 seconds
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#168: Magical Black Girl, w/ Evelyn from The Internets

Y'all, Evelyn is someone who if you ain't know, you need to. Follow her work at evelynfromtheinternets.com. Follow @theKevinGarcia across social media. Join the Crowded Table! A dope online spiritual community: thecrowdedtable.mn.co Get BadTheologyKills at BadTheologyKills.com  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/26/202259 minutes, 25 seconds
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#167: The Magic of Our Bodies, w/ Audrey Assad

CW: in this episode Audrey and Kevin talk a little about their relationship with working out, fitness, and body shame stuff. So just listen and take care of yourself. (It's not a long part of the convo, so you can skip forward a few minutes to be past it.) Audrey Assad joins me to talk about faith transitions, plant medicine, healing the body, and so much more. Follow Audrey across socials @AudreyAssad, Follow Kevin @theKevinGarcia Join The Crowded Table Get a copy of Bad Theology Kills Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/11/202249 minutes, 59 seconds
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#166: God Is a Black Woman, w/ Dr. Christena Cleveland

God is a Black woman. No we will not be taking questions. Follow Christena Cleveland, PhD., on Twitter, Instagram, and on ChristenaCleveland.com. Get her book everywhere! Follow @theKevinGarcia across social media. Join the Crowded Table! A dope online spiritual community: thecrowdedtable.mn.co Get BadTheologyKills at BadTheologyKills.com  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/20221 hour, 9 minutes
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#165: All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep, w/ Andre Henry

Follow Andre @theAndreHenry, and go to AndreHenry.co to get the book, All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep, Available March 22, 2022. Join us in ATL on April 2 for the Crowded Table! A Day long spiritual retreat and get together for anyone on their spiritual journey. TIckets: thekevingarcia.com/events Follow Kevin @TheKevinGarcia and at TheKevinGarcia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/21/202255 minutes, 21 seconds
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#164: Hellsong, w/ Janice Lagata

All tea. All shade. With one of Hillsongs former top leaders turned exvangelical podcaster and content maker, Janice Lagata. Follow her work @godhasnotgiven Follow @theKevinGarcia across social media. Join the Crowded Table! A dope online spiritual community: thecrowdedtable.mn.co Get BadTheologyKills at BadTheologyKills.com  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/4/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 8 seconds
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#163: This Here Flesh, w/ Cole Arthur Riley

The creator of Black Liturgies and author of the debut This Here Flesh: Spirituality, Liberation, and the Stories that Make Us. In the convo we talk about practice, creating space for Black bodies in lament and liturgy. It's a really cute time. GET THE BOOK! Follow Cole @ColeArthurRiley @BlackLiturgies Follow me @theKevinGarcia JOIN THE CROWDED TABLE! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/24/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 57 seconds
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#162: The Naked Pastor, w/ David Hayward

You've probably seen his cartoons before you've seen his face. but! regardless, you're gonna love this. Follow David Hayward across the internet @nakedpastor Join the Crowded Table community: Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/23/202152 minutes, 56 seconds
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#161: The Wisdom of Your Body, w/ Hillary McBride, PhD

Your friend and mine! Hillary McBride is back on the pod! She's sharing about her new book, the Wisdom of Your Body, and we both talk about how our bodies have healed, how she deals with chronic pain issues, what it is to love our bodies, and what's holding men back from experiencing the freedom in their bodies. It's YUM Follow @HillaryLMcBride and check out her work at HillaryLMcBride.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/25/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 52 seconds
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#160: The Skeletons in Liberty's Closet, w/ Lucas Wilson

Luke Wilson is a dope ass human working towards his PhD and currently working towards a post doc on the queer oral history of America's largest Evangelical university, Liberty University. Today we talk about surviving conversion therapy, the shit that's been going down at Liberty recently, and the rise and fall of Jerry Fallwell Jr. Follow Luke on insta @LukeSlamdunkWilson Join us on Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/16/202154 minutes, 2 seconds
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#159: Fierce Love, w/ Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

What does a universalist have to say about the love of Christ for our fucked up world? A lot. Join me and my mama Jacqui Lewis. She is incredible. Follow her @RevJacquiLewis and get her book at JacquiLewis.com Get FIERCE LOVE everywhere TODAY, Nov. 9, 2021! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/9/20211 hour, 58 seconds
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#158: Red Lip Theology, w/ Candice Marie Benbow

Multi-genre theologian, essayist, and bad ass, Candice Marie Benbow, joins to talk about her story, her faith, calling on ancestors at the same time we talk about Jesus, seeing signs in the birds, and her new book. Red Lip Theology, available for pre order now! Follow Candice @candicemariebenbow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/4/202159 minutes, 37 seconds
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#157: A Gay Christian Coming of Age Story, w/ Stacey Chomiak

The first illustrated queer christian memoir. And maybe the first illustrated memoir I have ever heard of? Buy STILL STACE from your local book seller, and follow @Chomiaks on Instagram. New Merch: thekevingarcia.com/merch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/22/202155 minutes, 47 seconds
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#156: The Honest Enneagram, w/Sarajane Case

Author, internet human, bad ass, and a friend o mine, Sarajane Case of @enneagramandcoffee joins me to share about her journey over pandemic, how her view of the enneagram has shifted since the start of her work, and what practices shes keeping to keep sane in these unprecedented times. Follow @sarajanecase and @enneagramandcoffee and pick up The Honest Enneagram at your local book store. ... JOIN THE CROWDED TABLE: patreon.com/thekevingarcia BUY BAD THEOLOGY KILLS: BadTheologyKills.com FOLLOW ME ON INSTA: @thekevingarcia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/6/202154 minutes, 31 seconds
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#155: Purity Culture, PTSD, and Parenting w/ Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers

Dr. Tina is an author, psychotherapist, professor, speaker, and bad ass who has been talking about the damage of purity culture since 2006. her newest book, Shameless Parenting, tackles how to raise your kids without the shame you had growing up, and how to heal your own along the way. Find her on her website and follow on Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/14/202150 minutes, 19 seconds
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#154: Religion Shouldn't Hurt, w/ Troy Moore-Heart

What does healing look like for queer folk on the otherside of religious trauma? Today, Troy Moore-Heart of @ReligionShouldntHurt Instagram comes to talk about that project, and the hope he has for the future of our people. follow @ReligionShouldntHurt on insta. Applications for the Winter Cohort are open now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/9/202154 minutes, 58 seconds
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#153: Transitioning Into Pleasure, w/ Rae McDaniel

Queer sex therapist and transition coach, Rae McDaniel, get into the deep end of what it is to transition with pleasure, with more ease. It's so much fun. Join us! Learn more about Rae's work www.practicalaudacity.com and on Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/31/202155 minutes, 29 seconds
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#152: Finding God Outside The Church

Listen you can take the girl out of pentecostalism but sometimes she finds her soul sibling and acts a mess on the main. Enjoy this convo with @theHannahMoon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/24/202157 minutes, 33 seconds
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#151: Actually Healing, w/ Joél Leon

Joél Leon is my twitter crush but also someone I highly respect. A story teller and healer, a poet and musician, and someone who make shit primarily for Black folks, I am so grateful to talk about what it is to really really heal. Beyond protesting. Beyond resisting. What does it look like to feel good? Enjoy the convo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/11/202152 minutes, 5 seconds
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#150: Your Body is A Person, w/ Jamie Lee Finch

JLF is back and amazing. Go to JamieLeeFinch.com/tiny to get a free 10 mini-course w/ Jamie! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/3/20211 hour, 7 seconds
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#149: Jesus as Friend, w/ Diana Butler Bass

I fucking love Diana. With all my heart. She's incredible. She's luscious and has delicious language. In this convo we talk about her new book, we talk about our love of Jesus and how we move beyond and in our faith. it's good shit. Follow me and check out more of my work at @thekevingarcia and thekevingarcia.com Seattle Tickets Click Here Minneapolis Tickets Click Here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/21/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 39 seconds
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#148: Deconstructing Miss Canada, w/ Tara Teng

She had two deconstructions, that's how bad ass she is. Embodiment coach, former Miss Canada, and a bisexual biracial poly badass, Tara Teng joins the pod to talk about Embodiment as spiritual practice, deconstruction, faith, ya know, the usual delicious gems. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/15/202154 minutes, 23 seconds
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#147: I Wanna Be Your Friend, w/ Corey Killgannon

This is episode 6 in our special series with Beloved Arise for pride month! Stream Serenade on Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/28/202143 minutes, 20 seconds
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#146: For Anyone Who Believes, w/ TOW'RS

Excited to have the geniuses behind the album of SERENADE! Listen to beloved arise's new ablum SERENADE now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/23/202139 minutes, 20 seconds
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#145: 2 Spirit Fire, w/Jay iiwaa Mercado

Part 4 of our Pride series with Beloved Arise, featuring the artists on the new album, Serenade! Follow Jay Mercado @queen_iiwaa. Check out the tour coming to LA, PDX, Seattle, Minneapolis, Nashville, and Atlanta! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/16/202150 minutes, 39 seconds
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#145: God Delights in Queerness, w/ Ella Kat Sharp

Part 3 of our limited series with Beloved Arise, featuring Ella K Sharp, one of the artists from the Album, SERENADE! Available wherever you stream your music. CLICK HERE to listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/11/202142 minutes, 8 seconds
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#144: You Don't Have to Be Okay, w/ Brian Falduto

What was it like to go from School of Rock to nothing, to learning to find your way back to yourself? Brian Falduto joins to talk about his journey, his story, and the amazing work he's doing with queer men to help end stigma around mental health. Learn more about Brian's work at BrianFalduto.com If you liked this episode and want to support the show / you're looking for some spiritual community, join us over on Patreon.com/thekevingarcia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/2/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 42 seconds
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#143: A Dose of My Own Divinity, w/ Blake Mundell

PreSave Serenade by Clicking HERE This is number 2 in a special series of podcasts with Beloved Arise, the only group dedicated to celebrating and empowering queer youth of faith. Learn more at BelovedArise.org. Follow Blake @BlakeAMundell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/1/202143 minutes, 4 seconds
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#142: Learning to Love Myself, w/ Heaven Carter Williams

For Pride Month I am partnering with Beloved Arise, the only LGBTQ youth group for queer youth of faith. June 5th, BA is releasing SERENADE: Songs for the Beloved, vol 1. It's a love letter to queer youth of faith and OMG you're gonna cry. Go and PRESAVE the album at www.Belovedarise.org/serenade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/24/202147 minutes, 54 seconds
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#141 You CAN Talk To God Like That, w/ Abby Norman

Preacher, teacher, and literaly neighbor and friend of mine, Abby Norman joins me IRL! We got to sit down at my coworking space in ATL to talk about her new book, You CAN Talk To God Like That, out everywhere Tuesday May 18, 2021. Follow @AbbyNormanSays and get the Book wherever fine books are sold. If you wanna get in on the Summer Coven, Click Here. Get your some cute MERCH and use code MERCHDROP15 to get 15% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/18/202148 minutes, 6 seconds
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#140: Yes, Daddy w/ Jonathan Parks-Ramage

Author writer weirdo and all around good human Jonathan Parks-Ramage joins me today to talk about his new book, about being queer and a person of faith, and summer fun. Follow @JPRampage Follow @thekevingarcia Tour, the book, and Merch can all be found at theKevinGarcia.com. Check out the Beloved Arise Album, Serenade, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/12/202149 minutes, 49 seconds
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#139: WTF is Deconstruction? w/ Phil Drysdale

ya know we've never outright talked about "deconstruction" as a topic on this show because... well we were doing it before the term was relevant. But! it doesn't hurt to have some data and language about it, and! It doesn't hurt to know just how many of us there are now, versus when we were younger. thekevingarcia.com phildrysdale.com TOUR COMING SOON! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/20211 hour, 1 minute, 57 seconds
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#138: Adult Sex Ed, w/ Erica Smith, M.Ed

If you grew up Christian, you probably had some form of purity culture in the water you were drinking. So many of us as adult with religious trauma carry shame around sex from simply not knowing a lot about it, and perhaps from lacking experience. Today, Erica Smith, a sex educator and creator of the Purity Culture Dropout Program, shares some of her experience and how we can all heal from our sexual shame shit. Follow @EricaSmith.Sex.Ed, Follow me @theKevinGarcia And if you wanna get involved in the Spiritual Re'Formation Community, join us over on Patreon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/28/202153 minutes, 27 seconds
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#137: Queer Mom Energy, w/ Rachel Kurtz

Rachel Kurtz is a musician, a momma, an incredible force, and one hell of a woman. In this episode, we talk about her discovering her queerness later in life, and how she experiences her faith coming from Christian world. Stream Rachel's music on Spotify and send her money! www.RachelKurtz.com @IAmRachelKurtz Follow me @thekevingarcia A Tiny Revolution is a part of Irreverent Media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 20 seconds
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#136: #ChurchToo, w/ Emily Joy Allison

Emily Joy Allison is a bisexual icon. A poet, writer, yoga teacher and now AUTHOR of the book #ChurchToo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find Healing. Buy the book everywhere you get bookzzzz. Follow @EmilyJoyPoetry, Follow @theKevinGarcia BadTheologyKills.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/202154 minutes, 12 seconds
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#135: After the Band, w/ John Steingard

If you didn't listen to the last episode, go back to the last one and get into it. Follow @jonsteingard follow @theKevinGarcia. Follow @irrevereng_FM across social media and be sure to get on our LIVESHOW coming up April 18. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/8/202146 minutes, 26 seconds
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#134: Emergent Properties, pt 1. w/ Jon Steingard

Jon Steingard was the lead singer of Christian rock band, Hawk Nelson, for a long ass time. When he finally made the announcement that he actually had a shift in faith, the usual things happened. In this first part of a two part convo, Jon and Kevin talk about faith, expansion, and the lovely things we are learning. Follow Jon @JonSteingard and follow Kevin @thekevingarcia Get stoked for our Irreverent Media Group LIVESHOW! April 18 @ 9 PM EST. Link in bio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 10 seconds
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#133: F*ck Shame, w/ Coach Yeamah

Christian sexuality coach and badass b*tch, Coach Yeamah Logan joins me to talk about her work, helping queer Christians overcome their shame and reconnect with God. It's super churchy and yummy and I hope you enjoy it. Follow Yeamah @CoachYeamah and learn more about her work at Yeamah.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/202155 minutes, 59 seconds
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#132: All Along You Were Blooming, w/ Morgan Harper Nichols

Artist, poet, and reluctantly admittant writer Morgan Harper Nichols joins me on ATR to talk about her shit she's been learning thru Covid quarantine, creativity, getting diagnosed with Austism as an adult, and a shit ton more. Get into it. Follow Morgan Harper Nichols across the internet at, you guessed it, @MorganHarperNichols Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/24/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 16 seconds
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#131: The Author of Confusion, w/ Vi La Bianca

Athiest cyborg cat. @AuthorConfusion across social media, and ViRoseLaBianca.com. Join us for the live stream show with me and Vi, March 13 2021 on Patreon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/10/202155 minutes, 14 seconds
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#130: Champagne is My Religion, w/ Lyvonne Proverbs Briggs

The Emmy Award-winning digital pastor, sex-positive, womanist, spiritualist preacher is here with us to give us the GOOD word.  Connect with Lyvonne across social media @lyvonnep and at LyvonneP.com GET YOUR TICKETS FOR THE LIVESHOW FEATURING SEMLER HERE. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 11 seconds
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#129: The Deconstructionist's Playbook

Crystal Cheatham is back back back again! The creator of Our Bible App and the editor of the new an upcoming anthology, THE DECONSTRUCTIONIST PLAYBOOK! Featuring over 60 authors across the progressive Christian spectrum on EVERYTHING. Including yours truly CLICK HERE to back TDP on Kickstarter.  Follow Crystal across socials @CrystalCheatham, and follow @OurBibleApp across the internet and GET THE APP!  Join the Spiritual Re'Formation community on Patreon and get into some of this goodness, binchhh.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/3/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 53 seconds
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#128: Decolonizing Our Faith w/ Jo Luehmann

Lady pastors don't fuck around. Learn more and connect with Jo at Patreon.com/JoLuehmann. ... Want to connect more with other folks on their spiritual journey, join us over in the Spiritual Re'Formation community on Patreon. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/25/202155 minutes, 5 seconds
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#127: Queer. Spiritual. Questioning. w/ Micah J Murray (LIVE AT QCF 2021)

We did it big last week with our call on the QCF Podcast Stage. Such a lovely time. Thank you to QCF for having me, and thank you to my friend Micah J Murray who got real vulnerable in front of a room of folks. Well... a podcast call full of folks? idk. it's good shit.  MicahJMurray.com and @MicahJMurray across social media.  And if you want to become a part of some seriously powerful Spiritual Re'Formation community, connect with us over on Patreon.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/11/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 47 seconds
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#126: There are Angels in Your Angles, w/ Kyle Gray

A conversation from WAY back at the beginning of pandemic and lockdown with world renown spiritual teacher, Kyle Gray. We goof off a lot, but when am I not just kikiing with the girls.  Connect with Kyle's work at KyleGray.co.uk, and across social media @KyleGrayUK. If you like the show become a supporting partner on Patreon. And thanks to our sponsor, Q Christian Fellowship. Join Q Christian Fellowship for their first-ever Virtual Conference happening January 7-10, 2021. Featuring Keynote speakers THE Fr. Richard Rohr, Activist theologian and writer Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, womanist and Black theology icon, Dr. Emilie Townes, and Rev. Mpho Tutu van Furth, and more, you'll have the opportunity to hear from and connect with LGBTQ+ Christians and allies from all over the world. Conference is an annual gathering where hundreds of LGBTQ+ Christians and Allies gather for worship, fellowship, workshops, Affinity Gatherings, and experience the fullness of God's love and affirmation through each other. More than a Conference–we're catalyzing a movement. Virtual All Access registration is just $65, making this the most accessible Conference ever. Visit qcfconf.org to learn more and sign up today! USE OFFERCODE TINYREV10 to get $10 off registration! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 14 seconds
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#125: Unchurchable, w/ Kit Kennedy

Kit and I go back a few years, when her then-husband became a Patreon supporter, and then connected me with his wife who was an editor and ghost writer. She suggested I publish on my own. I said UR CRAZY. But she was right. And she's also begun a journey of her own, which we get into on the pod.  She's the host of Unchurchable, a podcast for folks who don't say a heck yes but a hell no to church. lol.  Connect with her across socials @KitMKennedy, and her website. KitKennedy.com And if you like the show and wanna support it more, please go to my Patreon and learn how to sign up now!  SHOUT OUT TO OUR SPONSORS! Q Christian Fellowship!  Join Q Christian Fellowship for their first-ever Virtual Conference happening January 7-10, 2021. Featuring Keynote speakers THE Fr. Richard Rohr, Activist theologian and writer Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, womanist and Black theology icon, Dr. Emilie Townes, and Rev. Mpho Tutu van Furth, and more, you'll have the opportunity to hear from and connect with LGBTQ+ Christians and allies from all over the world. Conference is an annual gathering where hundreds of LGBTQ+ Christians and Allies gather for worship, fellowship, workshops, Affinity Gatherings, and experience the fullness of God's love and affirmation through each other. More than a Conference–we're catalyzing a movement. Virtual All Access registration is just $65, making this the most accessible Conference ever. And if you use code TINYREV10, you'll get $10 off your registration, so literally half of what you spent on that Amazon order yesterday. Visit qcfconf.org to learn more and sign up today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/3/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 6 seconds
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#124: Gay at Liberty University 2: Electric Boogaloo, w/ Luke Wilson

Luke Wilson is a PhD candidate in Toronto and he went to LIBERTY UNIVERSITY. The unhappiest place on earth, especially if you are a queer.  Me and Luke get into the dirt of going to Liberty, and ask what it takes for us to truly understand who we are, break free, and move on from toxic beliefs. Follow Luke across social media @LukeSlamDunkWilson on Insta, and @wilson_FW on twitter. And if you like the show, become a sustaining partner on Patreon.  And a HUGE thank you to this week's sponsor, Q Christian Fellowship! Join Q Christian Fellowship for their first-ever Virtual Conference happening January 7-10, 2021. Featuring Keynote speakers THE Fr. Richard Rohr, Activist theologian and writer Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, womanist and Black theology icon, Dr. Emilie Townes, and Rev. Mpho Tutu van Furth, and more, you'll have the opportunity to hear from and connect with LGBTQ+ Christians and allies from all over the world. Conference is an annual gathering where hundreds of LGBTQ+ Christians and Allies gather for worship, fellowship, workshops, Affinity Gatherings, and experience the fullness of God's love and affirmation through each other. More than a Conference–we're catalyzing a movement. Virtual All Access registration is just $65, making this the most accessible Conference ever. Visit qcfconf.org to learn more and sign up today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/24/20201 hour, 59 seconds
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#123: Rage Against the Minivan, w/ Kristen Howerton

Back with the BLM marches really ramped up earlier this year, Kristen Howerton joined me on the pod to share bout her journey on deconstruction. She shares her journey around pregnancy and how shallow Christian faith didn't cut it. AND! How God is there in our suffering.  Tune in. Follow Kristen and get her book RAGE AGAINST THE MINVAN at www.KristenHowerton.com. And if you like the show, become a supporting partner on Patreon!   --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/18/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 54 seconds
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#122: Black Coffee w/ White Friends. w/ Marcie Alvis-Walker

The creator of Black Coffee w/White Friends, Marcie Alvis-Walker is here and we jump right into what this election means for people of faith, black folks, and more. It's real yummy. Connect to her at @BlackCoffeeWithWhiteFriends across the board and at BlackCoffeewithWhiteFriends.com. And if you liked the show and you want to support it, please become a supporting partner on PATREON!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/9/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 2 seconds
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#121: IRL w/ Chris Stedman

Fate has brought us back together at last. Chris Stedman Joins me to talk about his newest book, IRL:Finding Realness, Meaning, and Belonging in Our Digital Lives. The Book is out now and you should pick up a copy here at IRLbook.com. Connect with Chris across social media @ChrisDStedman. And if you like this podcast, become a supporting partner on Patreon.  Stay tuned for a GoFundMe link.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/23/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 11 seconds
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#120: Dirty Rotten Church Kids, w/ Josh Link + Adrian Gibbs

Your two fave ex youth pastors are here to talk about their shit! The hosts of Dirty Rotten Church Kids, a podcast about navigating live outside of evangelicalism, has struck a huge chord with folks across the country and the world. Today, we dig into some of those. Check out DRCK wherever you listen to podcasts, and if you like this show, become a supporting partner on Patreon.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/7/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 45 seconds
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#119: u still Christian? y/n w/ Micah J Murray

Micah has known me since I was straight. So like... a long time.  In the episode we talk about WHY SEMINNARY especially if like... what is God? Is God real? Something that drives both me and Micah is trying to figure out what spiritual life looks like outside of the Christian norm. and this conversation is only part ONE!  Go listen to Existential Happy Hour at MIDNIGHT on OCTOBER 1. That's tonight!  https://existentialhappyhour.com/ And if you liked the show, please support it by becoming a supporter on Patreon.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/30/202044 minutes, 6 seconds
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#118: The Christianity We Haven't Tried Yet, w/ Meggan Watterson

Feminist theologian and author, Meggan Watterson, joins me to talk all things Mary Magdalene, her journey as a non-traditional feminist theologian in a male Christian dominated space, and what finding the Divine Feminine has been like for her. Your gonna love her. Connect with her across social media @MegganWatterson and at MegganWatterson.com. And if you like this podcast, become a sustaining partner on Patreon.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/24/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 15 seconds
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#117: If Words Could Heal the Wounds, w/ Ben Grace

Aussie born singer-songwriter and all-around good bloke, Ben Grace joins me to talk about his newest album and some theological stuff that literally gets me so freaking excited.  Stream "As If Words Could Heal the Wounds" wherever you listen to music. And engage with Ben all over the internet @BenGraceMusic and if you liked the show, become a supporting partner on Patreon.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/15/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 11 seconds
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#116- r u a Believr?

My friends Adam and Brandon, co-founders and creators of the Believr app, join me to talk about queer faith, dating, sex, and this dope queer community app that they are building. It's a smashing delightful good time. Join in on the community and get in on the crowdsale @ Believr.app ... Did you love the show? Get exclusive content and more on Patreon --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/2/202057 minutes, 11 seconds
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#115: Shatterproof Faith w/ Julianna Zobrist

TW: This episode contains conversations on the topic of sexual assault, including talking about events that happened to our guest. Please be certain to take care of yourself, watch for your triggers, and stop listening if you need to. You can always come back later or come back for next weeks episode. Julianna Zobrist is a multi-passionate artist, musician, author, and speaker. She cut her teeth in the Christian music industry before her faith journey began to lead her in a direction many didn't understand and a lot of people didn't like. But she is finding home out here in the spiritual wilderness, and making a path of her own, like many of us. You're gonna love this convo. Follow her over on Instagram @JuliannaZobrist. And if you liked the show, learn how you can become a supporting partner on Patreon.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/18/202051 minutes, 39 seconds
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#114: On Moving from Side B, w/ Joe Miner

Many of us who come from Christian world became side B / celibate queer Christians before we were able to fully affirm me. Joe Miner began his journey of understanding sexuality the way I did, to understand that sex and marriage was still MAN + WOMAN, that I could feel all my feelings but I couldn't act on it.  In this conversation, we talk about what changed his mind, what we both learned from Side B theologies and ideals, and what it's like being a queer and black in the world. Check out Joe's work at www.JoeMinerTLDR.com and on twitter @theJoeMiner. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/27/202047 minutes, 58 seconds
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#113: When Beans Met Sami, w/ Sami & Brit Barron

LESBIANS! EVERYDAY LESBIANS!  Get Brit's book at WorthItBook.co, it's available everywhere now. Follow them both on Instagram @BritBarron and @SamiLaneCo.  I love you.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/21/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 1 second
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#112: #DoBetterYoungLife, w/ Kent Thomas

Young Life is one of the largest parachurch high school ministry organizations in the US. And like all of them, they have an anti-LGBTQ policy when it comes to conduct, how to minister to students, and staffing. Today, Kent Thomas, a long time Young Life Staffer, joins me to talk about his time in there, what he learned, and how his own queerness help lead him out of this harmful space. It's a dope time. Tell your friends.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/17/202054 minutes, 23 seconds
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#111: Your Body is A Person, w/ Jamie Lee Finch

How the hell did it take this long to get us together? Who can say! but today, Jamie Lee Finch, the intuitive soul coach, healer, sex witch, and spiritual coach joins us to talk about all things body. connect with Jamie at JamieLeeFinch.com and across social media @iamjamieleefinch If you think this podcast was dope, and you want to support the work while also getting dope perks, go to Patreon.com/thekevingarcia.  ... Get my book at BadTheologyKills.com. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/6/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 53 seconds
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#110: Revolutionary Love in Revolutionary Times, w/ Rozella Haydée White

Hello we back at it. And this one is about to take your ass to church and then some.  Connect with Rozella's work @Rozellahw on the socials, and at www.rozellahwhite.com.  If you like the podcast, leave us a rating in Apple Podcasts, and if you REALLY like the show, become a supporting partner on Patreon.   --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/1/202057 minutes, 34 seconds
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#109: Do u believe in life after Clarity? w/ George Mekhail

Another beloved friend joins me on the pod to talk about two things he's super passionate about: clarity and bitcoin. (And yes they absolutely relate.)  Follow George around the internet @Gmekhail, and learn more about the work of Church Clarity at ChurchClarity.org. If you loved this episode, then go be a dear and leave us a good review and share us with a friend. And if you REALLY loved it, you can become a supporting partner on Patreon! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/19/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 26 seconds
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#103: DeRay McKesson

Activist, author, and cutie pa-tootie DeRay McKesson joins me to talk about his work, life, and his --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/5/202041 minutes
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#102: Queer Relation-Tips, LIVE @ QCF

Wherein I get read for filth by my friend, Isaac Archuleta. He's a psychotherapist and host of the upcoming podcast, Queer Relation-tips. It gets real vulnerable. hope you enjoy. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/20/202043 minutes, 15 seconds
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Introducing my new podcast: THOTS & PRAYERS

Here's something new and delicious for you, my new show, Thots & Prayers. Join me and my friends each week as we talk shit, talk sex, talk spirit, and talk self-love. I think you'll love it. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/16/202051 minutes, 58 seconds
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You don't look like ur tindr profile...

Daniel Bass and Kevin debut the first episode of Thots & Prayer! We're talking about dating in your 30s, some bad dates, and maybe some good advice. Join us, laugh with us. ... Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/thots-and-prayers/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/29/201950 minutes, 26 seconds
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#101: Beyond Shame w/ Matthias Roberts

LETS TALK ABOUT SEX WITH MATTHIAS! And how to create a better sex life on our own terms. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/26/201958 minutes, 41 seconds
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#100: Live at WGF'19 w/ Science Mike & Rev Sarah Heath

We talked about everything and we talked about nothing and it was so good. Enjoy. ... Find out more about the MASTERCLASS. Starts Sept 22. Only 12 spots. Don't wait. Connect with Mike across social media @ScienceMike and at AskScienceMike.com Connect with Sarah across social media @RevSarahHeath and on her website, revsarahheath.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/19/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 34 seconds
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#99: Queer and Catholic, w/ Pat+Patrick of Vine & Fig Co.

Well blessed be Mary! Who the hell knew you could be queer and Catholic? ;) Pat and Patrick of Vine & Fig Co. join the podcast to talk about their faith and queerness and how/why they hold on to one of the oldest institutions out there despite it being, in a word, difficult. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/13/201956 minutes, 15 seconds
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#98: 90 Seconds of Truth (Part 2), w/ Matthias Roberts

This is part two of #90secondsoftruth, the storytelling campaign started by Matthias Roberts and I. Share your stories on social media using the hashtag. Be sure to connect with Matthias at MatthiasRoberts.com, subscribe to Queerology wherever you listen to podcasts. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/28/20191 hour, 11 minutes, 40 seconds
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#97: How to Human w/ Sam Lamott

Sam Lamott is an internet human I was so curious about and I am so glad that he and I got to connect. He's got lovely deep thoughts and a deeply caring heart. I think you're going to love this incredible human. ... Connect with Sam across social media @SamLamott, at SamLamott.com and be sure to listen to his podcast, How To Human, all the places you listen to podcasts. ... Liked the show? Become a supporting partner on Patreon! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/26/201951 minutes, 45 seconds
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#96: the Diviner Life w/ Michael Anthony

CLICK HERE to learn more about how online therapy can change your life today. Let's get woo woo, y'all. My friend Michael Anthony of The Diviner Life sit down to discuss our spiritual journeys, and where God has brought us over the years. We talk tarot, experiences, growth, and so much more. Check out Michael Anthony on Instagram @TheDivinerLife and at TheDivinerLife.com. Loved the show? Become a sustaining partner on Patreon. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/19/201953 minutes, 47 seconds
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#95: Fat & Queer, w/ Antonia Terrazas

My internet humans are the greatest. Today, Antonia joins me on the podcast to share her experience as a fat, bisexual woman in the world. She got her Masters at Duke Divinity, is a chaplain, and literally is one of the best humans I know. Connect with Antonia @AntoniaTerrazas Shop the Queerly Beloved Pride Collection Now! And if you liked the show, please support it through Patreon. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/13/201944 minutes, 52 seconds
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#94: Into the Cosmos! w/Bianca Mabute-Louie

2019 Pride Collection is live on QueerlyBeloved.shop! Shop today while supplies last. ... Bianca and I met at TRP Chicago a few years ago and I knew ever since then I wanted to sit with her and chat about everything. And that's what today is: toxic masculinity and healthy masculinity and other wild shit. We get into it. ... Connect with Bianca on Instagram and Twitter @Beyonkz and on her website, BiancaML.com. ... If you liked this show please be sure to rate and review the podcast, and if it's been helpful for you, become a sustaining partner through Patreon. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/201955 minutes, 43 seconds
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Woman of Valor: remembering Rachel Held Evans

We remember the Woman of Valor, Rachel Held Evans. Rest in peace, babe. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/20191 hour, 1 minute, 18 seconds
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#93: Becoming Darin McKenna

Today on the pod, my dear bb Darin McKenna joins me to talk about... really his journey these past few years. Coming out, finishing grad school, stepping into the role of pastor as his true authentic self, his enneagram coaching.... he's doing something new and it's so cool to have him on my show after so long. ALSO BACK THE KICKSTARTER: bit.ly/godourally ... Connect with Darin across social media @DarinMcKenna, and also on his website DarinMcKenna.com. His work with The Christian Closet can be found at TheChristianCloset.com and his church can be found at NewAbbey.org Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/20191 hour, 6 minutes, 1 second
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#92:Innovative Love Coalition, w/ Kyle Gattison

I am so excited to share with you this new project I am working on Innovative Love Coalition. Our first album, God Our Ally, is going to be the first project like it, bringing together openly Queer worship artists and allies to create a worship album in the style that so many of us love and engage with. Learn more about Gattison's journey today on the podcast, and then go back the project on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/weareilc/god-our-ally-a-worship-album-by-queer-christians-a?ref=user_menu And be sure to check out ILC at www.InnovativeLoveCoalition.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/201952 minutes, 56 seconds
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#91: Holy Spirit Blackout, w/JJ Warren

Remember back during the UMC General Conference when that gay lay person got up and gave the most tearful and impassioned speach on the floor? That guy was JJ Warren, a candidate for ministry within the UMC and someone who is still passionate and hopeful for the future of the United Methodist Church. ... Connect with JJ across social media @itsmejjwarren and on his website, JJwarren.org. ... If you loved the podcast, please become a sustaining partner through Patreon. www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/18/201950 minutes, 43 seconds
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#90: The Invitation of Pain, w/ Hillary McBride

Therapist, writer, speaker, co-host of the Liturgists Podcast, and literally an angel on earth, Hillary McBride joins me today to talk about body and shame and learning how to take control of our own healing and MY GOD IT IS SO GOOD. Enjoy. ... Connect with Hillary across social media @hillarylmcbride and at www.hillarylmcbride.com. ... Merch: www.queerlybeloved.shop Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/10/201958 minutes, 4 seconds
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#89: Queer in Latin America w/ La Mechuda

Carla Sofia, aka La Mechuda, is a Lesbian Latina Christian making queer Christian content en Español! (Sounds familiar, right?) In this conversation we talk about the reality of being queer in Latin America, and all the challenges that are facing her, her home country, and the fight for LGBTQ equality and inclusion in her region. ... Support Carla Sofia at www.Patreon.com/lamechuda and be sure to connect with her across social media @lamechuda + check out her website www.LaMechuda.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/201940 minutes, 30 seconds
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#88: How to Come Out as an LGBTQ Christian, w/ Amber Cantorna

Amber Cantorna is back back back again with her newest book, Unashamed: a coming out guide for LGBTQ Christians. We talk about the last book, the new book, and just navigating the waters of coming out while Queer and Christian. It's so much fun. enjoy it. ... Get her new book here: https://amzn.to/2YaNOQj and follow her @AmberCantorna and her website www.ambercantorna.com ... Liked the show? Become a sustaining partner on Patreon! www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/20/201947 minutes, 31 seconds
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#87: Everyday Magic w/Christian Berry

Christian Berry is the full-time crystal daddy of Everyday Magic, a small business in Durham, NC curating crystals and other magic working items. Like myself, Christian grew up in the south which means that evangelicalism was our base and then we grew from there. We have a DEEP discussion about faith and evolving faith and the different ways we experience God. It's super lovely and I hope you love it too. ... Follow Christian across the internet @ChristianTberry and check out his website www.Christiantberry.com. ... ... New Designs are available now at www.QueerlyBeloved.shop ... Become a supporting partner and make more queer content possible: www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/6/201955 minutes, 47 seconds
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#86: A Love Letter to My Friends in the UMC

For all of you who are hurting, I love you. I'm here for you. And I'm standing with you. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/27/20197 minutes, 6 seconds
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#85: Young, Black & Gifted in the ELCA, w/Lenny Duncan

Lenny Duncan (he/him) is a follower of Jesus Christ and is in a passionate love affair with Grace. March 2018 he was issued a call to serve the people of Jehu's Table from the Metro New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as a mission developer (church planter.) He is also a frequent voice on the intersection of the Church and the cries of the oppressed. He pays special attention to Black Liberation movements in his work, and lifts up the frequent intersection with other marginalized peoples. He believes that the reason the ELCA has remained so white is a theological problem, not a sociological one. He holds a Master of Divinity from United Lutheran Seminary. His upcoming book is called "Dear Church: A Love Letter to the Whitest Denomination in the US" comes out July 22. You can follow Lenny Duncan across social media @LennyADuncan, and on his website www.lennyduncan.com ... Loved the episode? Support the podcast . by becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/20/201950 minutes, 32 seconds
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#84- Parenting Unfundamentalist, w/ Cindy Brandt

Cindy didn't grow up in a religious household, but did attend a school for missionary kids in Taiwan where she converted, and spent most of her formative years in fundamentalist Evangelicalism. And then her faith shifted and didn't stop shifting. Now, Cindy writes about living life and parenting unfundamentalist. ... Follow Cindy across social media @cindy_w_brandt and check out her website at cindywords.com ... get all your queerly beloved merch at www.queerlybeloved.shop ... Liked the show? Become a supporting partner through Patreon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/13/201946 minutes, 48 seconds
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#83: Coming Out Later In Life (and all that shit), w/ Matt Nightingale

Matt Nightingale is an educator, musician, speaker, writer and spiritual director living and working in the North San Francisco Bay Area. He is a teacher at Sonoma County Day School in Santa Rosa and the worship leader at The Quest in Novato. For seventeen years, Matt worked as a worship pastor in the Evangelical Covenant Church, serving churches in Redwood City, CA; Houston; Tulsa; Seattle and Santa Rosa. He is currently finishing a certification program in spiritual direction through The Journey Center in Santa Rosa. As a gay Christian, Matt is passionate about the intersection of sexuality and spirituality, and he works to create safe, sacred space for people exploring these identities. His TEDx talk, Choosing Gratitude and Hope, with his former wife, Luanne Nightingale, tells their story of mixed-orientation marriage, an evolving understanding of faith and sexuality, and the painful but necessary choice of divorce, all within the context of gratitude and hope. ... You can connect with Matt on his website: www.mattnightingale.com, on socials @MattNigtingale. Also in the podcast we talked about BT Harman on the podcast, and his blog, Blue Babies Pink can be found at www.bluebabiespink.com. ... If you liked this podcast, consider supporting it on Patreon. Details and perks can all be found here: www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia ... BTW: www.QueerlyBeloved.shop is up and live! Go sign up for the mailing list to be the first to find out when our friends and famiy pre-sale launches. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/6/201956 minutes, 46 seconds
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#82: Live from QCF! Part 2, w/ GUNGOR

You know that feel when your favorite people are also incredibly gifted humans and they also happen to be ur frandzzz? That's who Lisa and Michael Gungor are to me. So weird. So lovely. So perfectly human. We talk about everything on this podcast, and I hope you love it as much as I did. ... Follow Gungor across social media @GungorMusic Lisa can be found @LisaGungor and Michael can be found @MichaelGungor (Gooble them you will find them). ... Loved this podcast? Support the work by becoming a sustaining partner! www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia ... Want to get some QueerlyBeloved Swag? go peep the website www.QueerlyBeloved.shop Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/30/201951 minutes, 49 seconds
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#81: LIVE from QCF! Pt. 1 feat. The Best Humans

This is part 1 of my LIVE show at QCF this past Jan. In this episode we are just cutting up and having fun. We start off with never have i ever and the evolve into advice, talking about jealousy, art, race. It's good stuff and I hope you enjoy it. ... Back the kickstarter: www.QueerlyBeloved.shop Support this shit on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/25/201938 minutes, 34 seconds
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#80: Making Sex Shameless, w/ Nadia Bolz-Weber

Nadia Bolz-Weber is a writer, speaker, pastor, and all around bad ass woman. A critically acclaimed, NYT best selling author and founder of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, she's in the midst of releasing her newest work, "Shameless: a sexual reformation." In this convo, we talk about our journeys, being's 8's on the enneagram, learning to become vulnerable, love, and of course, SEX. Enjoy! ... Connect with Nadia across social media @SarcasticLutheran and on her website, www.NadiaBolzWeber.com. Send her your purity rings to be melted into a vagina statue and buy her book. Shameless: A Sexual Reformation goes on sale Jan 29, 2019. ... Liked this conversation? Make more content like this possible by becoming a sustaining parther through Patreon. www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/31/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 48 seconds
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#79: Losing My Religion, w/ Melissa Greene

Melissa Greene is a creative, a musician, a spiritual leader, and one dope ass human living in Nashville and helping lead a community named Imaginarium. In this conversation, we dive into what life is like in post-Christian land, what spirituality looks like now versus within a classical Church setting, and generally have some lolz. ... Connect with Melissa @MelissaGreene and at www.MelissaGreene.net, and check out Imaginarium at www.Imaginarium.life Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/19/201848 minutes, 35 seconds
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#78: Jared Byas is Gonna Fix my Life

Jared Byas of The Bible for Normal People joins me today to basically fix my life because obviously my ass needs it. ... Connect with Jared across social media @JByas, at JByas.com and listen to his podcast with Pete Enns, The Bible for Normal People, available wherever you listen to your podcasts. ... Liked this show? Become a sustaining partner on Patreon this month and get my new Xmas EP, "Make the Yule Tide Gay." Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/5/201855 minutes, 11 seconds
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#77: Confessions of a Funeral Director, w/ Caleb Wilde

DEATH AND SEX AND EUCHARIST! Like... does it get any better? Caleb Wilde is a fifth-generation funeral director who has the freshest take on death I have ever encountered. Literally, this is one of my favorite conversations. We cover a whole lot and go real real deep. Just dive in. You'll love it. ... If you haven't yet, become a sustaining partner on Patreon. Even as little as $1 a month gets this shit into the hands of more people who need it. www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/28/201854 minutes, 3 seconds
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#76: An Evolving Faith, w/Jennifer Knapp

Jennifer Knapp is a Grammy-nominated artist, writer, speaker, activist, and all-around badass woman. She was CCM royalty for 5ever before her hiatus and then her eventual coming out (before it was cool to be a queer Christian). Since then, she's traveled all over, released 2 new albums, and is going to be the featured speaker at the Q Christian Fellowship 2019 National Conference! I know y'all will love this conversation. ... Connect with Jennifer across social media @Jennifer_Knapp, and check her out at www.JenniferKnapp.com .... Like the show? Support it by becoming a sustaining partner through Patreon. Not to mention the sweet perks, like the new show #DecentAdvice! Coming to your feed soon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/14/20181 hour, 8 minutes
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#75 Boy Erased, w/ Garrard Conley

Garrard Conley is the author of the best selling book, Boy Erased, now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, and Troye Sivan among others. I connected with Garrard a few years ago, and we talked about the book when it was first coming out. Since then, the book has been translated into multiple languages, and this story has taken the masses by storm. In this encore interview, you'll hear me and Garrard talk about our past, our upbringings in the south, and more. Note: it's a little dated! BUT! It's still a delightful time. ... Connect with Garrard Conley across social media @Gayrodcon and on his website, GarrardConley.com. And be sure to pick up "Boy Erased" wherever you get your books, and then go see the film in theatres everywhere SUPER soon! ... Connect with me and all the content I make over at theKevinGarcia.com, and learn how you can make more content like this possible by becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon. www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/201830 minutes, 55 seconds
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#74: Is Jesus Cool with Polyamory?w/Brian G. Murphy

Polyamory and non-monogamy is a conversation that isn't happening in Christian circles and is seen by many as taboo. But it's a conversation we desperately need. Brian G. Murphy of QueerTheology.com joins me today to talk about Poly and Christianity, and how non-monogamy has served him and his partner in their walk as Christians. ... Connect with Brian across social media @thisisBGM, and with Queer Theology at www.QueerTheology.com and on twitter @QTheology. And if you want in on that workshop, check out www.queertheology.com/polyamory ... Liked the show? Consider supporting this work by becoming a sustaining patner: www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/201851 minutes, 15 seconds
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#73: To Shake the Sleeping Self, w/ Jedidiah Jenkins

Jedidiah Jenkins was living a life he didn't want, and so on his 30th bday, he quit his job, hopped on a bike and road it from Oregon to Patagonia on a 16-month, 13,000 mile journey that would change everything. In this podcast we talk about that journey, the book, evolving faith, sexuality, growing up gay in conservative land (classic) and ANCIENT ALIENS! I'm just saying, this one is a dope one. Get into it. ALSO HAPPY MEAN GIRLS DAY! OCT 3RD! ON A WEDNESDAY! WHAT A JOY! ... Connect with Jed across social media @JedidiahJenkins and be sure to pick up a copy of "To Shake the Sleeping Self" at bookstores everywhere. ... Liked this episode, consider becoming a supporting partner on Patreon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/3/201858 minutes, 56 seconds
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#72: Femme, w/Corey Camperchioli

Corey Camperchioli is an actor, writer, and self identitfied femme living in NYC. He's currently making the rounds with his short film, "FEMME," and y'all... he's amazing. Just a peach. In this conversation we talk about queerness, femme dudes being seen in media, masculinity, and woo-woo universey hippy dippy spirtuality goodness. You're gonna love it. ... Connect with Corey on social media @CoreyCamp, and be sure to check out Femme @Femmethefilm across social media, and be on the lookout for Femme coming to a platform near you soon! ... If you're looking for therapy, start here: www.tryonlinetherapy.com/thekevingarcia ... If you liked this podcast, consider becoming a supporting parther through Patreon. Learn more at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia ... Connect with Kevin @theKevinGarcia across social media, at www.thekevingarcia.com and at Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/26/201853 minutes, 17 seconds
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#71: On Changing the World, w/ Matthias Roberts

Y'all... Matthias Roberts, in addition to being an incredible writer, podcaster, speaker, therapist, and all around good human, is one of my dear friends. Creatively he's been a co-conspirator. Socially, he's been a solid rock and someone who is willing to tell me hard things. Adventure-wise, he's always down. I love him. And in this convo we cover everything. So buckle up. ... connect with Matthias across social media @MatthiasRoberts, and on his website www.MatthiasRoberts.com, and be sure to listen to his podcast, Queerology, wherever you listen to your podcasts. ... Loved the show? Consider supporting it financially through Patreon. Go to www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn more. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/13/201846 minutes, 7 seconds
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#70: Pastor & Survivor, w/ Chrissie Reeves-Pendergrass

Trigger warning: This episode contains conversation focusing on sexual assault and rape in Christian contexts. Listener discretion is advised. ... Chrisie Reeves-Pendergrass is a pastor, mom, wife, and advocate for sexual assault victims in churches everywhere. After beginning to process the trauma of her own assault, Chrisie began to tell her story and realized she was not the only one who had experienced what she had. And with all the #ChurchToo stories coming out recently, she's more committed than ever to ending silence around this. ... Connect with Chrisie on her website www.chrisiereeves-pendergrass.com, and across social media @ChrisieReevesPendergrass ... Liked the show? Become a supporting partner through Patreon! Go to www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn how to make more content like this possible. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/5/201856 minutes, 13 seconds
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#69: Translations & Homosexuals, w/Kathy Baldock

Kathy Baldock is a speaker, educator, mother, and fierce advocate for LGBTQ inclusion in the Church. Her book, "Walking the Bridgeless Canyon" has walked many through the intersecting social, political, and religious history of the treatment of LGBTQ community from antiquity all the way to recent American history. Kathy's been doing a ton of research on bible translations and recently she's found some incredible information that, when this goes mainstream, might blow a lot of minds and misconceptions about how we arrived at the word usage "homosexual" in the bible. Grab some pen and paper cause you're gonna wanna take notes. ... Connect with Kathy across social media @canyonwlkr. And you can pick up her book, "Walking the Bridgeless Canyon" on Amazon and on her website, www.Canyonwalkerconnections.com. ... If you liked this podcast, consider becoming a sustaining partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/22/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 20 seconds
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#68: Queerness + Mental Health, w/ Cassie McCarty Green

I've said it once, I'll say it a billion times over, mental health is sexy. Today, therapist Cassie McCarty Green joins me to share her story of how she came to work exclusively with LGBTQ clients, the growth she's seen from people being empowered, and her work with The Christian Closet. Connect with Cassie across social media, twitter @mccarty_green and on insta @cassie_mcgreenie. And learn more about her therapy work at www.theChristianCloset.com. ... Connect with Kevin across social media @theKevinGarcia and if you want to make more queer Christian content like this possible, you can become a sustaining partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/15/201857 minutes, 38 seconds
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#67: Joel Hollier is such a Fucking Christian

Y'all for real, there are moments when I realize when like... folks are a better Christian than me, not that it's a game to win, but seriously... Joel is such a fucking Christian in the best way possible. He was a pastor for a long time before becoming affirming of his own orientation, and began working towards inclusion within the Austrailian evangelical movement. He's brilliant, and I think you'll love this convo. Connect with Joel across social media @JoelHollier, and be sure to read and subscribe to his blog, www.biblefaithsexuality.com ... Like this podcast? Let's make more content like it possible. Become a sustaining partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/8/201856 minutes, 5 seconds
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#66- Brit Barron: Recovering Mega Church Pastor

Let's go to church y'all. Brit Barron is a pastor, a spiritual director, a speaker, and a recovering mega church pastor. She spends her time exploring what it looks like to reclaim Christianity as a queer woman of color. And MAN ALIVE... this is a dope conversation that gave me every bit of life. Hope you're ready for this. ... Connect with Brit across social media @BritBarron and on her website BritBarron.com. ... Love the show? Support it by becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon. Check it out at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/26/201850 minutes, 53 seconds
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#65: Outside The Lines w/Mihee Kim-Kort

Mihee Kim-Kort is a pastor, a mother, a wife to a wonderful man, and she's queer. And she didn't discover this till later in life. In her new book, Outside the Lines: how embracing queerness can transform your faith, Mihee dives into the complexity of exploring her identity as an Asian woman in a pastoral role alongside her queerness. She's brilliant and you are going to love her. ... Connect with Mihee across social media @MiheeKimKort and on her website MiheeKimKort.com and be sure to grab her book! ... Connect with me across social media @theKevinGarcia, and at thekevingarcia.com, and if you loved this episode, become a sustaining partner at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/11/20181 hour, 1 minute, 42 seconds
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#64: Jen Hatmaker is Totes an 8

If you don't know who Jen Hatmaker is... honestly, you might not be frequenting Christian subculture, which is fine! But! Jen is a writer, author, pastor, speaker, and all around dope woman of God who is navigating her way thru the thralls of post-evangelicalism. She publically came out in support of LGBTQ equality and same-sex marriage a while back, and since then has discovered a more beautiful expansive faith. Today we chitty chat about that, about our lives, about Wild Goose Festival which she's speaking at in just two weeks, AND we tackle a very important question: Is she actually an enneagram 8 and not a 3 as she has long suspected? It's so fun. You're gonna love it. ... Connect with Jen across social media @JenHatmaker, check out her website JenHatmaker.com, grab her books wherever they are sold, and come see her speak at #WildGoose2018. Get your tickets at WildGooseFestival.org/tickets and use offer code GOOSECAST18 to get some dollars off your tickets! ... Love the show? Become a supporting partner at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/27/20181 hour, 11 minutes, 23 seconds
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#63: Reclaiming My Worship, w/ SueAnn Shiah

My first return guest ever! SueAnn is back to talk about her new album, "A Liturgy for the Preservation of the Saints," which drops June 22. We talk about reclaiming our worship, about gendered language in worship songs, about all the things! As per usual. This episode is gonna knock your socks off. ... Connect with SueAnn across social media @SueAnnShiah, and on her website www.sueannshiah.com. ... Loved this episode? Support the work by becoming a sustaining parter at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/18/20181 hour, 26 seconds
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#62: Undivided, w/ Vicky Beeching

Vicky Beeching is a writer, speaker, and LGBTQ equality campaigner based in London. After a career as a very well known Christian worship leader, her career in the evangelical church was stripped from her when she came out as a gay Christian three years ago. Since then, she's become an icon for queer Christians across the world, and just released her book, "Undivided: coming out, becoming whole, and living free from shame." In this interview, we cut up (per usual), and we also talk about the book, our journies, and also our hopes for the future. I know you're going to love this. You can connect with Vicky across social media @VickyBeeching, on her website VickyBeeching.com, and get her book wherever you get your books! ... Loved this show? Consider becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon. Go to Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia to learn more! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/13/201857 minutes, 40 seconds
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#61: On White Cis Gay Dudes, w/ Garrett Schlichte

Like most of my fantastic online relationships, Garrett and I have never met IRL. It's the perfect millennial relationship. We see each other on the twitters, we write stuff, we both a queer and Christian, and we both can hold a conversation.  To give you some context, Garrett writes about culture and queerness across various platforms while working in DC in higher education. Today we cover our own awakenings to critical race analysis, privilege, Drag Race, Jesus, and more. You're gonna love this one.  ... You can connect with Garrett across social media @garrettschichte, and check out his writing at garrettschlichte.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/11/20181 hour, 5 seconds
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#60: What if the Whore of Babylon is Actually a Drag Queen? w/ Rachel Held Evans

If you don't know who Rachel Held Evans is, you probably are living under a rock (or perhaps you don't live in progressive Christian land). Today, we chat about living in TN, the Bible, her new book, and we have an incredible idea for the next Why Christian. Stay tuned. ... Connect with RHE across social at @RachelHeldEvans, and on her website, RachelHeldEvans.com. And be sure to pre-order her book, "Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, & Loving the Bible Again," hitting stores June 15. ... Loved the show? Comment, leave us a rating, and if you want to support making more content like this, check out Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/28/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 26 seconds
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#59: Living in Liminal Spaces, w/ Angie Hong

Angie Hong is a worship artist, a writer, and woman called to lead in the church as an Asian American woman. She currently serves as the creative director for Chicago's Willow Creek campus and works in along the lines of race, gender, and reconciliation. In this conversation we talk about what it is like to be a woman called to ministry while being from a culture that centers male-lead narratives, and how the oppression of Asian folks and queer folks overlaps. ... Connect with Angie across social media @AngieKayHong, and on her website AngieKayHong.com. ... If you liked the show and want more stuff like it, become a supporter on Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/21/20181 hour, 44 seconds
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#58: Ex-Ex-Gay Pastor, w/ Hannah Parks

Start your journey towards better mental health and more happiness today. Sign Up for BetterHelp today: http://tryonlinetherapy.com/kevingarcia ... Hannah Parks was an ex-gay poster child among evangelical circles, traveling across the country and the world preaching a word that she eventually no longer ended up believing. On the brink of a book deal, a generous pastor gig, and a European speaking tour, Hannah walked away from it all in order to figure out why she did and to really figure out how to love the woman God created her to be. You're gonna love this conversation. ... Connect with Hannah Parks on her website, stateofsoul.org. ... Love the podcast? Leave a review in the iTunes store and become a sustaining partner thru Patreon! Learn more at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/14/201855 minutes, 47 seconds
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#57: Austin Channing Brown is Still Here

Y'all wanna talk about going to CHURCH! Author and activist joins me on the podcast to talk about her upcoming book, "I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness," along with how justice intersects for queer folks, people of color, women, and all marginalized identities. We are basically just having a kiki, tbh. :) Enjoy! ... Connect with Austin on her website, www.AustinChanningBrown.com, across social media @AustinChanning And be sure to pre-order her new book here: https://www.amazon.com/Im-Still-Here-Dignity-Whiteness/dp/1524760854/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1525704709&sr=8-1&keywords=im+still+here+black+dignity Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/7/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 15 seconds
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#56: Anime is SO Gay w/ Jonah Ven

Queer anime, toxic masculinity, femme dude realness today on the podcast! Jonah Venegas is a queer Asian Christian, poet, and blogger currently working on an M.A. to be a mental health therapist. He likes to talk and write about the intersections of faith, sexuality, mental health, how to change the world, and whatever anime might currently be occupying his headspace. He's also a fan of a good cup of green jasmine tea, androgynous outfits, and dry humor. Connect with Jonah at his website Jonah-Ven.com and across social media at @jonah_ven or @jonah.ven ... Love the podcast? Consider supporting the work through becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/20181 hour, 15 minutes, 31 seconds
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#55: We're Embodied for A Reason, w/ Rev. Tuhina Verma Rasche

Rev. Tuhina Verma Rasche is incredible. Hands down one of the most fun and smart folks I've ever sat down with. She was raised in a Hindu household, is ordained in the ELCA, and pastors at an AME church. I mean, if that's not interesting to you, honey... check your pulse. Connect with Tuhina at www.TuhinaVRasche.com, and all over the internet at @tvRasche ... If you are looking for some help around mental health services, you should check out BetterHelp, an online therapy platform with affordable rates and easily accessible to anyone. Click this link to learn more: http://tryonlinetherapy.com/kevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/20181 hour, 31 seconds
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#54: Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives, w/Tina Alexis Allen

Tina Alexis Allen is an actor, playwright, screenwriter, writer, and so much more. She's written about growing up in a conservative Catholic home in her spellbinding new memoir, "Hiding Out: a memoir of Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives." In this conversation, we talk about the book, about growing up in conservative families, what spirituality looks like for us now, and what it is to process the loss of a parent. Connect with Tina across social media @TinaAlexisAllen and on her website www.TinaAlexisAllen.com And be sure to become a sustaining partner by supporting this podcast at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/16/201849 minutes, 50 seconds
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#53-The One Where Jamie the Very Worst Missionary Cries

Jamie (The Very Worst Missionary) Wright was a normal evangelical soccer mom, then became a missionary, and immediately after showing up in Costa Rica, realized that the world of missions is, in her words, "a clusterfuck." In this interview, we talk about missions, why the SBC can't endorse her book, and in the end I made her cry. So! STICK AROUND FOR THAT! ... Connect with Jamie Wright on her blog, www.theVeryWorstMissionary.com, and across social media @JamietheVWM. And pick up her new book, "The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or whatever..." Available all over the place. ... Support this podcast by becoming a sustaining partner. Learn more at Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/9/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 57 seconds
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#52: Alicia Johnston is a Bisexual Spy

Alicia Johnston was a Seventh Day Adventist pastor until she announced the world in a viral video that not only was she affirming of queer identities, but that she's bisexual. This forced her out of her career in her denomination, and she now seeks to help build bridges between LGBTQ folks and Christian community. On this podcast we talk about coming out, community, and the reality that coming out REALLY does make life better. ... Connect with Alicia Johnston across social media @AliciaAnneJ and on her website, www.AliciaJohnston.com ... Check out Auten Hartke's new book, "Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians." Available April 7 on Amazon and where ever else you get your books! ... Connect with me across social media @theKevinGarcia and at www.theKevinGarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/2/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 19 seconds
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#51 - Maybe We're All Going to Hell, feat. Exvangelical's Blake Chastain

Blake Chastain is very serious about his faith. And that's why he's no longer an evangelical. In this conversation we'll talk about what led him away from the tradition of his youth, and what started as a podcast has turned into a growing online community of people trying to make sense of the subcluture that they survived. ... You can connect with blake across social media @brchastain, and with his podcast @ExvangelicalPod and at www.ExvangelicalPodcast.com ... Learn how you can support this show and content like it by becoming a sustaining partner at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/19/20181 hour, 47 seconds
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#50 - Accidental Activists, w/ Caitlin J. Stout

Coming out is hard. Coming out on a campus where you're one of the only visibly queer folks? That's a whole different beast. Caitlin J. Stout has fallen into the role of accidental activist at Spring Arbor University, creating space for LGBTQ students (both in and out of the closet), and working with administration to #CutTheClause and let queer students have a voice on campus. Get fired up with us. Share this. ... Connect with Caitlin across social media @CaitlinJStout and on her blog CaitlinJStout.com ... Learn how you can support this podcast by becoming a supporting partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/12/201853 minutes, 33 seconds
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#49 - I Believe the Children Are Our Future (& Other Things), feat. Anna Skates

Welcome to the Road Back to You... I mean A Tiny Revolution. Wherein, Anna Skates and I are talking all the things. From divorce to enneagram, to her work with a new spiritual community- Imaginarium, to passion for children, Anna Skates covers it all. You're gonna love this. ... Connect with Anna Skates on AnnaSkates.com and on social media @anna_skates. ... Learn more about how to support this podcast at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/5/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 31 seconds
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#48 - Petty and/or Prophetic, feat. Alicia Crosby (Encore Episode)

INFO COMMENTS Spirituality, #conversation, #lgbtq, #petty What is the purpose of Church? What is a holy text? There are some incredible conversation points covered today when Kevin sits down with Alicia Crosby, co-founder of the Center for Inclusivity in Chicago. They talk about her story, how she started CFI, and their mutual passion for people finding good, spiritual community. ... You can follow Alicia Crosby on twitter @PromiseChaser And get connected with her work at the Center for Inclusivity at www.CenterforInclusivity.org ... Check out Sudio Headphones here: https://goo.gl/1pzcx3 Remember to use offer code REVOLUTION15 to get 15% off any purchase from Sudio...foreverrrr. :) ... Be sure to check all this stuff out on the blog and be sure to check Kevin's speaking dates and appearances at www.thekevingarcia.com/speaking Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/19/201848 minutes, 24 seconds
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#47- Spirituality vs Religion w. Crystal Cheatham (encore episode)

Welcome to another week of #BlackHistoryMonth encore episodes! Crystal Cheatham is a writer, worshiper, and creator of the new and fantastic Our Bible App. With a story like many of our own, Crystal journeyed out of conservative Christianity and began exploring what faith looks like outside of the narrow worldview of her upbringing, and brought her into the clusterfuck that is second adolescence. Listen up. You're gonna love this. ... You can connect with Crystal on all the social media @CrystalCheatham, on her blog www.CrystalCheatham.com, and with her podcast, "Lord Have Mercy" on the Apple iTunes store. AND You can download the Our Bible App NOW App Store! GO DO IT! ... Become a sustaining partner and learn how to make more queer Christian content possible at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia And connect with me on all the social media @theKevinGarcia, and at www.theKevinGarcia.com. ... You can find Kaleidoscope across social media @kscopepod and at kscopepod.com AND You can find Rev. Sarah Heath's new podcast "Sonderlust" in the apple podcast app, and at www.SonderlustPodcast.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/12/201851 minutes, 51 seconds
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#46 - Theology as Survival feat. Rev. Broderick Greer (Encore Episode)

Welcome to Black History Month! This month you'll be hearing encoore episode from some of my favorite black guests who have brought incredible stories with them. Hope you enjoy! ... Unapologetically black, queer, and an Episcopal priest. Kevin sits down this week with the Reverend Broderick Greer to talk about the intersections of all these multiple identities and what it is to have the Gospel of Jesus be something that actually resonates with your people and context. It's fire, y'all. You can find Broderick Greer on Twitter: @BroderickGreer, Facebook.com/theRevBroderickGreer, and on his website, BroderickGreer.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/5/201838 minutes, 30 seconds
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#45 - What it's Like Being Gay at Liberty University w/ Nathanial Totten

Liberty University is arguably the most conservative evangelical schools in the United States. With Trump fanatic Jerry Fallwell, Jr. at the helm, Liberty has been a symbol of MAGA Christianity for the past few years and has been at the heart of some major controversies. Today, Nathanial Totten joins me to share his experiences on coming to grips with his sexuality while at Liberty, and his journey of deconstructing his faith in a place that doesn't affirm his identity. It's full of grace, compassion, and an interesting take from a very interesting human. ... Connect with Mr. Totten on his blog: https://nathanialtotten.com/ and across social media @NathanialTotten ... Connect with me at www.theKevinGarcia.com, on social media @theKevinGarcia and if this podcast was neat for you, consider supporting the work by becoming a supporter at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/29/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 24 seconds
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#44 - Frat Boys Gone Mild

Fraternities generally have a not so great reputation in the public eye. Between hazing practices, horrible sexist and mysogynistic attitudes towards women, racist attitudes towards people of color... I mean it's all true. And like any group, there are always exceptions to the rule. Today, you're going to hear the stories of two gay brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon who learned the value of their humanity because of their fraternity experience and also found a path to spiritual health. ... Connect with me on all the social media and at theKevinGarica.com and learn how you can support the creation of this podcast through becoming a sustaining partner at theKevinGarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/15/20181 hour, 17 seconds
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#43 - Fuck the Patriarchy (feat. Rev. Neichelle R. Guidry)

Let's start off this New Years Revolution with a bang, shall we? Rev. Dr. Neichelle R. Guidry is our guest today, and she is covering everying from being a black woman with a prophetic voice in a world dominated by white male nonsense, to her practices of self-care, to how being her authentic self is a big middle finger to the patriarchy. She is feirce innovation and tender love and Jesus wrapped into one. You're gonna love her. ... Follow Neichelle across social media @neichelleg, on her website www.revneichelle.com and check out her amazing project, she preaches, at www.shepreaches.com ... Find out how you can support this podcast and make more content like it possible by becoming a sustaining partner. Get all the info at Patreon.com.thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/7/201852 minutes
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#42- All of the Things, feat. Michael Vazquez

Y'all, when two good friends sit down to talk about Jesus, the Church, discipleship, relationship, lust, sexual ethics... like there's so much. Today, Michael Vazquez and Kevin talk about pretty much freaking everything and it's a delightful smattering of queer Christian fun, questions, praise, reflection... just get into it. Connect with Michael Vasquez across all social media @MVsebastian, and support his work through www.Patreon.com/MVSebastian Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/17/20171 hour, 6 minutes, 45 seconds
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#41- #ChurchToo

Trigger/Content Warning: This episode of A Tiny Revolution features topics relating to sexual assault, especially in religious contexts, and may not be suitable for all listeners, especially younger children. Listener discretion is advised. ... With all the stories of sexual assault coming to the light in Hollywood and in the political arena, it shouldn't be a shock to anyone that stories of sexual assault in the Church are becoming visible. Hannah Paasch and Emily Joy, being advocates themselves, started the #ChurchToo hashtag to give folks a chance to share their stories on a public platform to out assailants, to stand in solidarity with victims, and give others a #MeToo moment for folks in religious circles. It's been garnering national attention from major news outlets, including Teen Vogue, Bustle, and others. Today, Hannah and KG talk about the genesis of this project, what churches can do to better address this issue, care for victims, and what this may look like going forward. ... You can connect with Hannah on social media @HannahPaasch, and on her other instagram, @GarbageOprah ... Become a sustaining partner of this work! Learn more about the sweet perks at Patreon.com/TheKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/3/20171 hour, 1 minute, 11 seconds
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#40 The Christian Media Trained Answer, feat. Satchell Drakes

When internet friends become real friends, it gets too real. Today, Satchell Drakes, a content creator and host of Forbe's OVERWORLD podcast joins Kevin to talk about being queer, POC and Christian in a world dominated by cis, straight, white dudes: the world of video games. They also talk about faith (classic), Satch's story, and even gush over mutual friend, Matthew Vines. ... You can connect with Satchell Drakes on twitter @SatchellDrakes, insta @stachell.drakes , youtube.com/satchbagsgood and listen to him on Forbe's OVERWORLD podcast, available wherever you listen to your podcasts. ... Support this podcast by becoming a sustaining partner at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/27/201758 minutes, 42 seconds
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#39 - Clarity is Reasonable

It's been the topic across multiple denominations and multiple Christian subculture circles: Church Clarity, an organization dedicated to asking churches across our country a very simple question- What is your policy? Today, one of the co-founders of Church Clarity, George Mekhail, joins us to talk about the project, the awesome stuff that has happened, the push back it's gotten, and where it's leading all of us. Kevin also shares how a lack of clarity ended up hurting him, his friends, and damaging the witness of his local congregation. ... Connect with George on twitter @GMekhail, and with Church Clarity at www.ChurchClarity.org, and @ChurchClarity across social media. ... If you think this podcast was dope, support the work through becoming a sustaining partner. Go to www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn how to make more content like this possible and about the perks that come with being a sustaining partner. Connect with the rest of the work Kevin makes at www.theKevinGarcia.com . Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/20/20171 hour, 4 minutes, 20 seconds
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#38 - You're Gettin' All in My Kool-Aid...

Darren Calhoun and Kevin go all the way back to their journey of becoming affirming of themselves. Since they met at #TRPinATL almost two years ago, it's been a whirlwind of a journey in discovering who they are. In this conversation they talk about the need for Church Clarity, learning to love one's self, intersectional justice, the realities of dating when you don't know how to, sexual health, and more. ... You can connect with Darren on social media by following @HeyDarren and on his blog, www.DarrenCalhoun.com. Additionally, check out his amazing band, The Many, and the music they are creating at www.themanyarehere.com . ... If you think this work is important, consider supporting it through becoming a sustaining partner. Learn more about how to do that and the perks that come with it at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/13/201751 minutes, 54 seconds
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#37 - On Reformation Bingo and Bisexuality

Emily Joy spoken word poet, yoga-teacher-in-training, and creative justice enthusiast. She and Kevin connected after her video, "Thank God I'm a Virgin" released over 2 years ago, right before her album, "All Prodigal Daughters and Sons" was released, and since then, the two have both come out, both dove headfirst into LGBTQ advocacy, and both changed in so many ways. In this conversation, they cover everything from bisexuality to Biblical inerrancy to Reformation Bingo. It's seriously, too funny and very timely. Hope you enjoy. ... Connect with Emily on social media everywhere @EmilyJoyPoetry and on her website, www.EmilyJoyPoetry.com ... Become a patron by Oct 31st at $7 or more per month and you'll be subscribed to the (re)Connect Daily Devotional series! Go to Patreon.com/TheKevinGarcia to learn more. ... Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/23/20171 hour, 10 minutes, 54 seconds
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#36 - Religion vs Spirituality

Crystal Cheatham is a writer, worshiper, and creator of the new and fantastic Our Bible App. With a story like many of our own, Crystal journeyed out of conservative Christianity and began exploring what faith looks like outside of the narrow worldview of her upbringing, and brought her into the clusterfuck that is second adolescence. Listen up. You're gonna love this. ... You can connect with Crystal on all the social media @CrystalCheatham, on her blog www.CrystalCheatham.com, and with her podcast, "Lord Have Mercy" on the Apple iTunes store. AND You can download the Our Bible App this Wednesday, Oct 11, from the App Store! GO DO IT! ... Become a sustaining partner and learn how to make more queer Christian content possible at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia And connect with me on all the social media @theKevinGarcia, and at www.theKevinGarcia.com. ... You can find Rev. Sarah Heath's new podcast "Sonderlust" in the apple podcast app, and at www.SonderlustPodcast.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/9/201751 minutes, 2 seconds
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#35: What I've Learned from Being Out for Two Years

The thing most people are surprised to learn about me is that I've been out for only two years... and it's been the most fulfilling, most interesting, most heartbreakingly beautiful years of my life. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/11/201736 minutes, 15 seconds
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#34 - Joyful Resistance with Rev. Jes Kast

What happens when to enneagram 8's with strong 7 wings get together? They giggle and laugh and talk justice with a joyful edge. Rev. Jes Kast joins the podcast today with a conversation where she shares part of her story, and how she uses joy as a conduit for resistance. ... You can connect with Rev. Jes Kast @JesKastNYC on instagram, and twitter and FB @JesKast, as well as on her website www.RevJesKast.com ... Learn how you can support this work at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/30/201746 minutes, 37 seconds
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You Shouldn't Be Shocked by Charlottesville

Let's talk about the display of white terrorism that happened at UVA this past weekend. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/14/201722 minutes, 8 seconds
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#33 - Petty and/or Prophetic, w/Alicia Crosby

What is the purpose of Church? What is a holy text? There are some incredible conversation points covered today when Kevin sits down with Alicia Crosby, co-founder of the Center for Inclusivity in Chicago. They talk about her story, how she started CFI, and their mutual passion for people finding good, spiritual community. ... You can follow Alicia Crosby on twitter @PromiseChaser And get connected with her work at the Center for Inclusivity at www.CenterforInclusivity.org ... Check out Sudio Headphones here: https://goo.gl/1pzcx3 Remember to use offer code REVOLUTION15 to get 15% off any purchase from Sudio...foreverrrr. :) ... Be sure to check all this stuff out on the blog and be sure to check Kevin's speaking dates and appearances at www.thekevingarcia.com/speaking Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/31/201748 minutes, 48 seconds
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#32 - Life, Death, Music & Love, with Bobby Jo Valentine

Bobby Jo Valentine was born into Baptist surroundings, was nearly a missionary, nearly married the wrong person, lost his faith, found his faith, and has come out on the other end with a guitar in his hand and a smile on his face. Now a full-time musician and mystic himself, Bobby Jo joins Kevin for a delightful conversation. They trade stories about the mission field, about expansive faith, and how we're still trying to figure all this shit out. ... You can connect with Bobby Jo Valentine at www.BobbyJoValentine.com www.Facebook.com/BobbyJoV and on twitter @BobbyJoValentin. And be sure to check out his new album, "Fox Eyes. Whale Heart." Available on iTunes and from his website. ... Connect with me over at www.theKevinGarcia.com and on all the social medias @theKevinGarcia. Please rate this podcast in iTunes AND Please consider supporting the production of this podcast thru Patreon: www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/19/201751 minutes, 15 seconds
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#31: Activist Theology with Dr. Robyn

Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza is a queer, non-binary trans, mixed race latinx public theologian and activist working to make the ethics and theologies of our justice movements accessible to the everyday person in the streets. With multiple intersecting identities, Dr. Robyn is exploring in tangible ways what it means to be a person of faith, committed to radical difference and bridging the gaps in otherwise estranged communities. This conversation is one for the books folks so hang out to ya hat! ... Connect with Dr. Robyn on all the social medias @iRobyn, on their blog http://www.irobyn.com and with their Kickstarter for activist theology here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1857622159/making-activist-theology (They are just over $1500 away from their goal, so let's be the people of God and work to make this happen!) ... Connect with me on all the social media @theKevinGarcia on the blog www.thekevingarcia.com and learn how you can suppor this work at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/27/201742 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 30 :That's Not On Brand

Growing up as a queer person of color, RV Mendoza knew how to play the game and played it better than anyone else. In his 20's, he began exploring what it would be like to live as openly queer Christian, and that revelation set him free to finally become the artist and person he always dreamt he could be. You're going to love this candid and hilarious conversation. ... Follow RV Mendoza on FB, Twitter, and Insta @RVxMendoza. On Snapchat at rvmendoza And check out his blog at the intersection of money and mindfullness at www.financialownership.com ... Learn more about Activist Theology here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1857622159/making-activist-theology ... Get your Pride shirts here at www.thekevingarcia.com/merch and check out the new youtube channel at www.youtube.com/helloimkevn Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/19/201754 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 29: Sin and Setting Shit on Fire w/ Austen Hartke

So it’s the 21st century, we’re all progressive and there is one thing that we all have trouble talking about: sin. Sure, it might be easier to talk about corporate and cultural sins like racism, but what about for the individual? And how do we talk about it as queer people? Today, Austen Hartke, creator of the YouTube series “Transgender and Christian” joins me to discuss just that. We also talk about doubt, faith, and setting shit on fire. … Connect with Austen Hartke on all the social media @AustenLionheart, and connect with all his work through www.AustenHartke.com … Get your Queerly Beloved PRIDE Shirts at www.theKevinGarcia.com/merch … Tickets for the Wild Goose Festival can be found at www.WildGooseFestival.org and remember to use offer code BEMYGUEST at check out to get 25% off. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/5/20171 hour, 31 seconds
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Something New!

No, not a new episode, BUT! It is a fun announcement. ... YouTube.com/HelloImKevn Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/31/20173 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 28: Know Thy Selfie

In an age where we are so connected via social media and online community, why is it that we feel quite alone at times? Why is it that we know more about celebrities and internet personalities than we do about our neighbors? Let's talk about it. In this episode, we're covering parasocial relationships, Beyoncé, tribalism, online community vs proximal community, sacramental friendship and so much more! .... Connect with Kevin at www.theKevinGarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/201740 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 27: A Better Church for Everyone

Dr. Ken Fong served at his church for nearly four decades, and in that time, walked his church from being simply a place that was loving, but not affirming, to a family that fully inclusive and embraced LGBTQ+ identities. In this podcast, Kevin and Dr. Fong cover that, plus feelings about evangelicalism in light of a Trump administration, our reptile brains, and his podcast, Asian America. ... You can connect with Dr. Ken Fong on Twitter @KenUyedaFong, and you can check out his podcast at AsianAmericaPodcast.com. ... Be sure to connect with Kevin on all the social media and on his blog, theKevinGarcia.com. ... Music for this podcast included: "Disco Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100602 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ "I Need to Start Writing Things Down" by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/darkglow/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/201746 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 26 - I'm Not Interested in Being Right

Having conversations with people who are different than you can be difficult. In fact, it can be downright heartbreaking and spiritually draining, especially when it comes to talking with your communities about matters LGBTQ inclusion, racial justice, immigration reform, etc. In this episode, we'll be talking about how to have conversations with people who are different you, how to effectively navigate those conversations, and move people towards a more gracious position. ... Thank you so much to all my Patreon supporters who help make this work possible. If you believe that creating safer spaces for LGBTQ people is important, that representation matters, or that having content specifically created for marginalized identity is crucial, become a Patron today. You can learn all about that at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/1/201743 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 25 - Rev. Emmy Kegler is Trying to Convert Me

AND WE'RE BACK! This week, Rev. Emmy Kegler shares her story towards becoming a Lutheran pastor and subtly tries to convert Kevin to the mainline. It's honestly such a fun conversation, and there's some beautiful moments where we talk about communion and the power of religious community. Enjoy! _______ You can connect with Rev. Emmy Kegler on twitter @EmmyKegler and with her writing at QueerGrace.com. _______ The music for today's show was by My Terrible Friend, of their self titled EP. The song is called "When I Decide." Check out that project along with all of Nataly Dawn's work online at https://www.youtube.com/user/natalydawn Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/17/201749 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 24: The Spiritual Metaphysics of Art and Rest, with SueAnn Shiah

For artists and creators, making art and creating is not always the easiest thing. Whether it's doubt, the size and scope of a project, or just the creative process being difficult, creativity sometimes kicks our asses to the curb. Today, SueAnne Shiah, a multidisciplinary artists and theologian of color living in Nashville, TN, shares about the process of creating her feature length documentary about a Taiwanese pilgrimage, "Huandao," and about the spiritual metaphysics of Sabbath and rest. It's a very very thick conversation, and I know you're going to love it. ... You can connect with SueAnn through social media @SueAnnShiah, and make sure to join us for a live tweet session of her documentary's online debut on March 31. You can get all that info at HuandaoFilm.com . ... Music credits for this podcast include: "Won't Let Go" by HIER LVLS. You can follow HIER LVLS on Instagram, @HierLvls, and check his work out on Spotify and iTunes. Triangle by Audionautix. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ "I Am a Man Who Will Fight for Your Honor" by Chris Zabriskie. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/honor/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/20/201758 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 22: First Kisses and The Christian Closet, feat. Candice Czubernat

First kisses can be magical! But so many of us are taught that we cannot trust our experience, our feelings, or our bodies. Today, Candice Czubernat, a gay Christian therapist, shares her story of how she met her wife, about learning to trust herself, and how painful experiences can be beautifully redeemed. ... You can connect with Candice on Twitter, @theChristianCL, on Facebook.com/theChristianCloset, and find out more about her services and therapy practice at TheChristianCloset.com. ... Music for today's podcast was "Only God Knows" by Thomas Branch, featuring Tiffany Ivey, and produced by Jonathan Gilpatrick, aka HIER LVLS. You can Find Thomas Branch on iTunes, Spotify, and connect with Jon thru social media @jonathangilpatrick. ... Learn how you can support this podcast at Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/20/201747 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 21: Muslim. American. Self-Care.

It’s only been 7 days since the tyrant took office, and it’s already been hella stressful on all of us, but even more so for Muslims in our country. Today, Iman Nadeem, a student, musician, and activist living Nashville, joins us for a conversation about what it’s been like to be a Muslim woman in light of the election, the executive orders, and the media circus that is the new presidency. You can connect with Iman Nadeem on Instagram and Twitter @ImanNadeemMusic. … Become a Patron at $1 or more a month thru PATREON before February 1 and get $10 off your #BadTheologyKills shirt! What could be better than that! go to Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn more. … Music for today’s podcast was “The Spirt vs. The Kick-Drum” by Derek Webb from the album, “Stockholm Syndrome.” Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/30/201732 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 20: Blue Babies Pink, feat. Brett Trapp

Blue Babies Pink is a 44-part Southern coming out story, written by Brett Trapp, a former citizen of the corporate world turned writer, speaker, and social entrepreneur. This episode, Kevin and Brett drink whiskey while talking about the project, the ups and downs of it, what coming out in the south is like, the unique story that we are all telling, and what’s next in the life of this every interesting human. This is a fun one, y’all. You’re gonna love this story. ... You can connect with Brett on Instagram and Twitter @BrettTrapp, and you can read his entire story over on BlueBabiesPink.com. And if you don’t want to read, BBP will be released very soon in an audio version on the BBP Podcast! Check that out wherever you listen to your podcasts. Brett Trapp will be on his Bookless Tour Jan 22-Feb 1 and you can find out all the details, cities and dates at BlueBabiesPink.com/booklesstour. ... To learn more about how you can become a partner and supporter of A Tiny Revolution and the stories we are telling here, go to Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia … The song you heard after the interview was “If a Song Could be President” by Over The Rhine, off their album, “The Trumpet Child.” Check them out at www.overtherhine.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/23/20171 hour, 3 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 19: Enough

There is a practice that many people keep of praying for a singular word for the year. A focus word, a vision word, a theme for the season, whatever you call it. Anyways, in this episode, Kevin talks about his word for 2017, "Enough." And also gives a little story time from GCN... Gah. SO GOOD! You're enough, boo. You got this. ... Be sure to connect with Kevin over on the blog: thekevingarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/16/201736 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 18: Learning to Live Your Best Life with Jenilee Dowling

New years mean new beginning, and for some that means getting a little help from some people who have been around the block. Today, Jenilee Dowling, a therapist and spiritual energy healer, talks about her experience with how she learned to connect with God through a totally different path than traditional Christianity, and her aspirations to help other people step into the fullness of the lives they truly aspire toward. An awesome conversation about the nature of our innate divinity and union with the Universe. You're gonna love it. ... You can connect with Jenilee Dowling's work on her website: ReadingsByJeniLee.com, and follow her for inspiration and encouragement on social media @ReadingsByJenilee. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/9/201744 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 17: We Don't Know What We're Doing

Happy New Year, everyone! (BTW- Kevin sounds horrible on this track because after a night of well mannered frivolity, his voice was a mess. SO! just listen closely.) For many of us Queer Christian folk, we are heading into the new year and headed to the Gay Christian Network Conference in Pittsburgh! On today's podcast, we've got two conversations: one with Matthias Roberts and Kevin Garcia, who are talking about their joint workshop. And then on the second part of the podcast, Kevin interviews author and speaker, Amber Cantorna about her story, her book, and their shared hopes for the future. ... You can connect with Matthias Roberts on all the social medias @MatthiasRoberts and on his blog, Matthiasroberts.com. And you can connect with Amber on twitter @AmberCantorna, on Facebook.com/beyond.AmberCantorna, and on her blog AmberCantorna.com. ... See you at GCN this weekend! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/3/20171 hour, 52 seconds
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Episode 16: A Light Within

Angels always get the best lines. "Fear not" must've worked back in biblical times. In today's episode, we'll explore the story of Mary, mother of Jesus, the birth of Christ, and what it is to say "yes" to God's calling on our lives even when we do not understand what it all entails. Also this episode has ZERO production on it, because who wants all that noise on Christmas? NO ONE. I hope you enjoy this. Merry Christmas. I love you. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/25/201630 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 15: Sex, Second Adolescence, and So Much More

Just a quick trigger / adult content warning: In this episode, we talk about sex and shame, not in graphic terms, but we know for some it can be a bit much. So please listen at your own descretion. ... Because who doesn't love talking about sex and the weird stuff that surrounds that. In this episode, Kevin and his friend Daniel sit down to talk about the oddity of coming out later in life, awkward sex, about lust and love, about second adolescence, Jesus, and so much more. We're also crushing some Christmasy beers during this conversation so you know it's the realest. Enjoy. ... You can connect with Daniel Bass on Instagram at @DanielCliett. And eventually is blog will be up. ... Today's horrible Christmas tunage was Barbara Streisand's "It Must've Been the Mistletoe (Our First Christmas)" from the album "Christmas Memories." You're welcome. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/5/20161 hour, 4 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 14: When God Told James to Be Homeless

James Barnett was easily and quickly climbing the American capitalist corporate ladder, living quite a comfortable life, when he finally caught a vision of what Jesus was doing in the world. Shortly after that, he felt God ask him to do something truly radical: become intentionally homeless. And what’s even more insane than that request? He actually did it. You’re gonna love this story, trust me. … You can connect with James Barnett on his website, JamesBarnettOfficial.com, on Twitter and Instagram @JamesTheVerb, and you can check out his non-profit clothing line, Clothe Your Neighbor As Yourself at CYNY.org. … Music today’s podcast was “O Tannenbaum” by the Vince Lombardi Trio, from the Charlie Brown Christmas Album. and Pick Up a Convict on Alcatraz by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/stuntisland/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/1/20161 hour, 4 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 13: Take Me to Church, feat. Jordan Bach

So the election happened... now what? Kevin brings us a mini sermon on sitting with our own feelings and talks about ways to use your anger to move you into action, the importance of finding peace, and letting love be the force to guide you forward. After that, Kevin shares his conversation with spiritual coach and ordinary human, Jordan Bach, wherein they talk about pretty much everything. It's gonna take y'all to CHURCH. Connect Jordan Bach over on this website, theBachBook.com, and on twitter @JordanBach. ... Special thanks to RV Mendoza for the use of his new track, "You Blew It," which is available on Spotify, and the music video is live on YouTube. You can find RV on Insta and Twitter @RVxMendoza Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/21/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 12: A Beautiful Burden, feat. Deborah Jian Lee

Author Deborah Jian Lee sit down to discuss her book, "Rescuing Jesus: How Women, People of Color, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism" and gives a kick ass history lesson on the history of racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination that gave birth to the religious right in America. That, along with self-care and the fact that, despite all the crap we go thru, we still have hope that things can get better. --- You can connect with Debbie on twitter @DeborahJianLee, on her webiste DeborahJianLee.com, and grab her book on Amazon or wherever nice books are sold. --- Be sure to comment, like, share, and subscribe at theKevinGarcia.com and get your #BadTheologyKills shirts at thekevingarcia.com/MERCH --- Music at the beginning of the podcast was "Tik Tok (Babebot Mashup)", mixed by Objectiv One from "Neon Trash." Check it out here: https://objektivone.bandcamp.com/track/tik-tok-babebot-mash-up-ke-ha-vs-breakbot Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/201647 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 11: You Can't Opt Out of Politics

It's Halloween! And what's scarier than this freaking election? Answer: not much. Today, we're diving into why people might be voting for Trump, the danger of voting third-party in this election, and why Kevin Garcia is with her. So if you've been needing a way to talk to your friends about this election, this is a podcast for you. ... Deborah Jian Lee's book, "Rescuing Jesus: How Women, People of Color, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism" is available wherever good books are sold. You can also snag it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Rescuing-Jesus-Christians-Reclaiming-Evangelicalism/ ... Connect with Kevin Garcia over on the all social media, theKevinGarcia.com And be sure to grab your #BadTheologyKills shirt this month, with 20% going towards The Reformation Project ... Opening music was from a band called Anchor&Braille. The songs "Watch You Burn" and "Detroit Stab" are available from their first album, "Songs for the Late Night Drive Home. Follow them on twitter @AnchorBraille, and get their music on iTunes. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/31/201649 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 10: Theology as Survival with Rev. Broderick Greer

Unapologetically black, queer, and an Episcopal priest. Kevin sits down this week with the Reverend Broderick Greer to talk about the intersections of all these multiple identities and what it is to have the Gospel of Jesus be something that actually resonates with your people and context. It's fire, y'all. You can find Broderick Greer on Twitter: @BroderickGreer, Facebook.com/theRevBroderickGreer, and on his website, BroderickGreer.com. And be sure to check out Theology Live, his podcast on art, faith, and life wherever you get your podcasts and on 901theology.com. It's seriously fantastic. ... Be sure to leave ATR a rating in the iTunes store so we can start really reaching the audiences we want. And connect with Kevin on all the social media at theKevinGarcia.com ... Some music in this podcast was used with permission: Retro Dreamscape by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/283/retro-dreamscape Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/18/201636 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 9: Queer Asians & Straight Boys with Queer Haircuts, feat. Niki Ang and Kenji Kuramitsu

Coming Out Day is October 11th, and though these are stories of joy and self-acceptance, coming out in a Christian context is sometimes a lot more painful and complicated. And it gets even more complicated for women and people of color. This week, Kevin sits down with Kenji Kuramitsu to talk about being of mixed race and from an LGBT family construct, and coming to terms with one's own racial identity. And later in the podcast, Buzzfeed producer Niki Ang joins us to share her story of coming out in a white megachurch, and what it's like being a queer woman of color working in mostly white contexts. As per usual, connect with Kevin Garcia on the blog theKevinGarcia.com, and leave us a rating in the iTunes store so that more people can get connected with the cool content we're creating with the Bedlam Podcast Network. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 8: Surrender and Soil

And now for something different! This week, Kevin gives a teaching called "Surrender and Soil" where he talks about entering into the flow of our greater life through surrendering our small existence. He also talks about when shit hits the fan and what to do when we face hardship. It's a brilliantly fun time, so strap in and let's go! Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/26/201650 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 7: Coming Out, V-Necks, and Being a Lady of the Cloth with Rev. Sarah Heath

Coming out can be a difficult process and it is unique to every individual. Kevin shares some of his experience with his coming out process while giving some universal tips and concepts that everyone--even straight allies--can use in their own lives. After that, Kevin and his WCW, Rev. Sarah Heath, talk about how the Kingdom of God looks like a hot mess, v-necks, some of her projects, and what it's like being a Lady of the Cloth. You can follow Sarah on all her social medias, @RevSarahHeath, and on her blog, RevSarahHeath.com. _____ To get your own #BadTheologyKills shirt, go to theKevinGarcia.com/merch To subscribe to the blog, check out theKevinGarcia.com/subscribe _____ Be sure to leave ATR a rating in the iTunes store so that we can connect more humans to this podcast. _____ Music was sourced from YouTube. "Heliograph" by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/divider/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/21/20161 hour, 9 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 6: If You Can't Be Yourself, Be Rachel Held Evans, feat. Sarah Bessey

We're back and Kevin is sitting down with author, pastor, and recovering know-it-all, Sarah Bessey. In addition to touching on her books "Out of Sorts" and "Jesus Feminist," there is a lot of laughs, a bit of sarcasm, and a brilliant conversation about how being out of control is where the most growth happens. If you want to support the work of this podcast, you can learn more at thekevingarcia.com/support . Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/12/201647 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 5: Orca Whales are More Emotionally Intelligent than Us, feat. Isaac Archuleta

"Decent Advice" is back for one more week with Kevin answering a question on self-confidence that turns out to be one part meditation practice, one part storytelling, and two parts sermon on your worth as a child of God. After that, Kevin talks with Isaac Archuleta on something somewhat similar: orca whales. ... Got a question for the show? Go to thekevingarcia.com/mailbag to drop a line. ... Enjoy, and be sure to comment, subscribe, and leave us a great review in the iTunes store. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/29/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 4: Permission Slips and Processes, feat. Aydian Dowling

Once again, Kevin and Amelia tackle your questions surround love and romance with little to no real world experience in the matters of love or romance. LOLZ, am I right? And then transgender fitness model and social entrepreneur, Aydian Dowling, joins Kevin for a SUPER interesting and SUPER long conversation about life, body positivity, identity, doing what you’re created to do, marriage, and more. Check out Aydian Dowling on his YouTube channel, youtube.com/alionsfear, and be sure to buy something neat from his clothing line, point5cc.com. … Be sure to follow Kevin on all the social medias, which you can connect to at theKevinGarcia.com, and be sure to rate this podcast in the iTunes store! ... Interview Background music provided by: Chris Zabriskie. Track "Out of the Skies, Under the Earth” by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/reappear/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/22/20161 hour, 16 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 3: Garrard Conley is Still Gay

Armed with with learning how to do everything wrong, Kevin and Amelia tackle your relationship and dating questions in a new segment called, "Decent Advice." And then later, Kevin talks to author Garrard Conley about his book, "Boy Erased," his memoir about surviving ex-gay therapy, and the mindsets that contribute to this still pervasive and dangerous practices. Spoiler alert: Garrard is still gay. TRIGGER WARNING: Garrard and Kevin will be discussing traumatic material, including sexual assault, ex-gay therapy, and spiritual violence. And per usual, adult language is present. You can find Garrard at GarrardConley.com, on Twitter and Instagram @Gayrodcon, and you can pick up a copy of "Boy Erased" wherever books are sold. Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/15/201649 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 2: Lead with Love, feat. Colby Martin

This week, Kevin shares some thoughts on leading with love and not your theology, and then later Colby Martin talks about his up coming book "Unclobber," what it was like to lose his ministry after becoming an LGBT ally, and how it all lead to a better life. Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/8/201644 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 1: Crushing Beers with Science Mike

In this first episode, Kevin and friends discuss the RNC, Michele Obama, and the zombie apocalypse. Then, Kevin has a conversation with Science Mike about his new book, "Finding God in The Waves," as well as Taylor vs Kim, prayer, and Pokemon Go! Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinyrevolution/support Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/30/201648 minutes, 32 seconds