Best Deconversion podcasts we could find (Updated July 2019)
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Atheists and agnostics share their stories of deconversion from Christianity.
 
Come LAF with me!
 
Cass & Marie interview people you don’t know, about a subject no one wants to talk about. We hope to encourage people in the process of deconstructing their faith and help curb the loneliness that accompanies it. We think the world is a better place when more people live by sight, not by faith.
 
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Forsaking Faith
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In Forsaking Faith, we (Heather and Christine) talk about our deconversion journeys, describing both celebrations and conflicts we have with our religious pasts, as well as contemplating how to move forward. We often look fondly on our time as Christians, time with which many people still only find regret. We try to point out where we found growth, experienced joy, and struggled with the anger and sadness that come with forsaking our faith. Occasionally we will also invite people to share th ...
 
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MindShift Podcast
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Reconstruction After Deconstruction, Post-Religion
 
challenging believers to think and thinkers to believe
 
Challenging believers to think, and thinkers to believe.
 
Mama Bear Apologetics is a podcast for mothers of biological, adopted, or spiritual children who want to learn about how to defend the Christian faith, help give their children reasons for faith, and understand the worldviews that challenge Christian faith in the first place.
 
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Incompatible
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Every episode, Kat reviews a whiskey and gives Michael a chore of a spiritual nature: sometimes it's dream analysis, holding a crystal, or a tarot reading. And every episode, Michael tells her why it's a complete waste of time and utter nonsense. At least the booze is good.
 
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I don't think I've met anyone who was as committed a Christian at such a young age as Jeremy. He understood his faith so well as a 7 year old that his friends at daycare wanted him to debate an adult atheist! At home he was telling his father he wanted to preach. By 10 years of age he was giving altar calls. This was a child who loved the Bible ...…
 
On this episode we continue with the discussion on deconversion hosted and facilitated by Dr. Jacob Daniel on May 25, 2019. Here we specifically expound on Dr. John Marriott's book "A Recipe for Disaster" in which he explains four factors churches and parents contribute to the process of weakening believer's doubts that ultimately lead to renou ...…
 
Dave Warnock, a former conservative Evangelical pastor and church leader for almost 40 years and former guest of the show, began a process of de-conversion several years ago. At first calling himself an agnostic, he gradually began to embrace the word ‘Atheist’, as he does what he can to de-stigmatize this word (which simply means “non-theist”) ...…
 
In this show we discuss Becket Cook's upcoming book release and how we can go about loving and reaching our LGBTQ neighbors. One key point of discussion is the issue of identity. As Becket shares, we don't see people organizing "greed pride" parades because, although we all struggle with greed, it does not become a person's core identity. With ...…
 
In this episode, Heather and Christine discuss how they understand and navigate romantic relationships and sex following their deconversion. Heather discusses how she needed to work out how to practically date someone after deconversion. She realized that people are not perfect, and it is her responsibility to determine what her deal-breakers a ...…
 
In this show we discuss Becket Cook's upcoming book release and how we can go about loving and reaching our LGBTQ neighbors. One key point of discussion is the issue of identity. As Becket shares, we don't see people organizing "greed pride" parades because, although we all struggle with greed, it does not become a person's core identity. With ...…
 
Tweet This week’s guest is author, speaker and podcaster Natalie Hoffman, survivor of not just an emotionally abusive marriage, but also of religious trauma. Oftentimes it’s religion itself that causes in the first place–or mightily contributes to–emotionally abusive or dysfunctional marriages and relationships. In the case of Christian evangel ...…
 
Ian Abramson is regular contributor to The Onion. He has preformed sets on Conan O'Brain and other late night shows. He is the creator and host of "7 minutes in Purgatory" In this episode he examines astrology with Kat and Michael
 
On this episode of Aplogetics.com Radio Host Jon Noyes is joined by Eric Horne and Chang Yuon as they discuss Greg Koukl's book Tactics: A game plan for discussion your Christian convictions. They focus especially on the Columbo Tactic which helps anyone get into the drivers seat and navigate conversations without feeling any pressure to "seal ...…
 
This show recaps some of the topics discussed in the month of June. A caller asks each of our hosts what we consider a good effective apologetics tactic. Listen as Jon Noyes, Leslie Wickman and Harry Edwards respond to the question.
 
On this episode of Aplogetics.com Radio Host Jon Noyes is joined by Eric Horne and Chang Yuon as they discuss Greg Koukl's book Tactics: A game plan for discussion your Christian convictions. They focus especially on the Columbo Tactic which helps anyone get into the drivers seat and navigate conversations without feeling any pressure to "seal ...…
 
Amberly Page was raised in a particularly literal strain of Mormonism. She was convinced as a child that the Last Days were here and she would never grow old enough to go to college or have children of her own. She was home-schooled and sheltered from worldly influences, partially on a secluded compound in Arkansas, waiting for the Second Comin ...…
 
This show recaps some of the topics discussed in the month of June. A caller asks each of our hosts what we consider a good effective apologetics tactic. Listen as Jon Noyes, Leslie Wickman and Harry Edwards respond to the question.By Jon Noyes.
 
Tweet This episode features a hugely informative and insightful information with two of my personal heroes, Flo Conway and Jim Siegelman out of New York City. Authors of the massively influential books Snapping and Holy Terror, Conway & Siegelman have for decades been recognized as two of the foremost experts and investigators on the world of b ...…
 
Dave was recently diagnosed with ALS and has been given 2 to 5 years to live. He has been going around the country and on podcasts speaking about his experience. Today Dave joins me to share what his life focus has been since the diagnosis. How Christian friends and secular friends respond to Dave's news has been very different. I found this re ...…
 
On this show, Harry Edwards facilitates a conversation between a scientist, Dr. Leslie Wickman and a philosopher, Dr. Joshua Rasmussen on how reason can lead to God. Here you'll find a teaser for Dr. Rasmussen's upcoming book titled "How Reason Can Lead to God." Do you value reason, science, and independent thinking, yet you hope there could be ...…
 
On this episode of Apologetics.com, brought to you by Branch of Hope OPC (www.branchofhope.org), daniel adrean talks to us about talking about God. Should we argue for God's existence? Can we? Should we prove God's existence? Is that possible? He also introduces us to various discussions regarding the "cosmological arguments" and "teleological ...…
 
You can’t get around it. There are rainbows on everything your kids see this month, from the parking lots to the barista aprons. So how do we address this with our kids? But first things first, we have a new podcast co-host! Meet Amy Davison! I know you’ll love her as much as we do. You can't get around it. There are rainbows on everything your ...…
 
On this episode we continue with the discussion on deconversion hosted and facilitated by Dr. Jacob Daniel on May 25, 2019. Here we specifically expound on Dr. John Marriott's book "A Recipe for Disaster" in which he explains four factors churches and parents contribute to the process of weakening believer's doubts that ultimately lead to renou ...…
 
Jessica Wilbanks is the author When I Spoke in Tongues, a memoir about faith and its loss (Beacon Press, 2018). She has received a Pushcart Prize as well as creative nonfiction awards from Ninth Letter, Sycamore Review, Redivider, and Ruminate magazine. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Salon, Houston Chronicle, Sojourners, The Rumpus, Lon ...…
 
On this show, Harry Edwards facilitates a conversation between a scientist, Dr. Leslie Wickman and a philosopher, Dr. Joshua Rasmussen on how reason can lead to God. Here you'll find a teaser for Dr. Rasmussen's upcoming book titled "How Reason Can Lead to God." Do you value reason, science, and independent thinking, yet you hope there could be ...…
 
Tweet After many months of anxious waiting, I finally re-connected with this week’s guest: Dassi Erlich, survivor of both sexual abuse and a very cultic, controlling Jewish fundamentalist sect in Melbourne, Australia. Not only is this amazing woman surviving, she’s leading the fight for justice–to bring her abuser to trial, to answer for her ma ...…
 
Join host Jonathan Noyes and Eric Horne as they recap the Get a Grip presentation by Mike Adams in which he explained three threats to liberty students face on the college campus. From there they discuss the importance of the First Amendment and the protection of free speech, even offensive ones in light of the idea that the Good News is offens ...…
 
Mary Kennedy is an actress and producer, known for Shameless, Conan and Creative Differences. But her proudest achievement is having gone to high school with Mike Frank. Kat, Mary and Mike Frank grew up Catholic and have something to say about it
 
What a great conversation! Dana brings such wonderful insight into her life experiences. It was a pleasure hearing her fascinating story. We discuss some difficult, but important topics today. Child abuse, mental illness, substance abuse, abusive relationships and the fixation on sex by male church authorities. Dana was raised in a evangelical ...…
 
On this episode of Apologetics.com, brought to you by Branch of Hope OPC (www.branchofhope.org), daniel adrean talks to us about talking about God. Should we argue for God's existence? Can we? Should we prove God's existence? Is that possible? He also introduces us to various discussions regarding the "cosmological arguments" and "teleological ...…
 
Will Hines has been on Wrecked, Search Party, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Community, Brooklyn 99, Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer. He stops by to discuss his belief in a higher power. Kat pours Irish Whiskey throughout
 
Why do some people leave their faith? What motivates them to take this step? Do Christians have credible answers to the questions they raise? If you are interested in these questions, and wish to learn about "De-conversion" and how to instill a faith that endures, you will enjoy listening to this episode of the Apologetics.com Radio Show. This ...…
 
Join Jon and Leslie as they discuss the idea that there might be life on other planets. What are the chances? Why? Whats' the significance? These are just some of the questions they address.
 
Jeremy and Elise had the perfect Christian beginning to what promised to be the perfect Christian marriage. They met in church. Even though they had very different backgrounds and life experiences, and an age difference of almost 6 years, they found a strong attraction to each other, similar life goals, and of course their shared faith wonderfu ...…
 
Join host Jonathan Noyes and Eric Horne as they recap the Get a Grip presentation by Mike Adams in which he explained three threats to liberty students face on the college campus. From there they discuss the importance of the First Amendment and the protection of free speech, even offensive ones in light of the idea that the Good News is offens ...…
 
Tweet This week’s episode features returning guest, Canadian therapist Janice Selbie! Fresh off a conference in San Fransisco, CA., led by Dr Marlene Winell, Janice returned home full of ideas for discussion. This week, the guest I’d had lined up had to cancel–so Janice gracefully stepped up at the last minute as a replacement! And we had a phe ...…
 
Leah is a middle aged former-evangelical homeschool mama who studied Biology and Secondary Ed at universities in New York & Washington, D.C.. From the age of 10, she dreamed of rescuing all the ill and downtrodden children of the world by studying to become a pediatrician. Those dreams died when she failed to get in to medical school right out ...…
 
Tweet After publishing my article “Rapture Anxiety” on Medium several weeks ago, many who read it asked if I could do a special episode on not just the topic of the movie itself, but also critically assess its theology. In this bonus episode, not only do I delve into the theological interpretation of its creator, I further get into various inte ...…
 
Kat is angry and lets Mike Frank have it in front of special guest Simon Gibson. Simon's dad is the maker of Kat's artisanal magic wand and having heard that Mike Frank poked fun of said wand Simon is here to push back. Simon is one of the stars of Inside Jokes on Amazon
 
Why do some people leave their faith? What motivates them to take this step? Do Christians have credible answers to the questions they raise? If you are interested in these questions, and wish to learn about "De-conversion" and how to instill a faith that endures, you will enjoy listening to this episode of the Apologetics.com Radio Show. This ...…
 
On this episode of apologetics.com radio host Jason Gallagher and special guest Bob Parucha will be discussing what “spirituality” means to millennials today who do not have the default biblical worldview that previous generations grew up with. They will be comparing it with the definition of the spiritual man/woman as defined by scripture.…
 
Mike Frank broke his rib and is on drugs. Kat likes him better that way. Special guest is comic, actor and all around lovely person Erica Rhodes. For this weeks assignment dreams were written down and analyzed. Someone should get to a psychologists pronto. Tune in to hear who(Kat)
 
Join Jon and Leslie as they discuss the idea that there might be life on other planets. What are the chances? Why? Whats' the significance? These are just some of the questions they address.By Jon Noyes.
 
Tweet This week’s episode features a great conversation with Bethany Carter, who became an atheist after confronting a lot of issues around the subject of…spanking her children? Find out how this particular issue started Bethany off on the road of deconstruction of her former evangelical beliefs, including questioning God, the Bible and its man ...…
 
Surprise! You get an extra episode this week! Cass and Marie interview Dr. Darrel Ray. Dr. Ray is the founder and President of the Board of Directors of Recovering from Religion and founder of The Secular Therapy Project. He has been a psychologist for over forty years and is the author of four books: two on organizational teamwork as well as " ...…
 
On this episode of apologetics.com radio host Jason Gallagher and special guest Bob Parucha will be discussing what “spirituality” means to millennials today who do not have the default biblical worldview that previous generations grew up with. They will be comparing it with the definition of the spiritual man/woman as defined by scripture.…
 
Host of hit podcast “Ghosted” Rozdresfalez stops by for ghost stories. Kat regales us with the lamest ghost story in history and Mike Frank is skeptical.
 
I was so impressed with Misty's kindness, strength and perspective. At 4 years old Misty gets a virus, which leads to a social anxiety disorder called Selective Mutism. This prevents Misty from being able to speak. She is only able to speak with her parents and brother, but not her older sisters. Misty copes with this through most of childhood. ...…
 
Is the Bible reliable? Where did it come from? Is the Bible’s reliability even important? These are some of the questions Jon, Eric and Steve will be discussing on this episode. Last week Dr. Sean McDowell spoke about Biblical Reliability at the annual Get A Grip conference in Newbury Park. On the show tonight we will carry on the conversation ...…
 
Cass and Marie chat with Steve Hilliker, host of Voices of Deconversion Podcast. We discuss the complexities of raising children in a secular way, absent the prescription believers are raised by. We talk about how to cope with our impending deaths, now, as atheists, and how to die. We touch on the common theme of how to create our own purpose a ...…
 
Is the Bible reliable? Where did it come from? Is the Bible’s reliability even important? These are some of the questions Jon, Eric and Steve will be discussing on this episode. Last week Dr. Sean McDowell spoke about Biblical Reliability at the annual Get A Grip conference in Newbury Park. On the show tonight we will carry on the conversation ...…
 
Tweet This week’s episode features a conversation with author Ronna Russell, whose book “The Uncomfortable Confessions of a Preacher’s Kid” has just recently come out. We talk about Ronna’s backstory, growing up as a preacher’s kid in evangelical churches. But what happens when things don’t go the way they’re planned, and all the pieces don’t f ...…
 
Our society today has a functionalist view of education. What that means in popular culture today is education is defined and measured solely on the basis of better job prospects at the end of a process. In other words, one ought to get the best education in order to get the best job, in order to be successful, and so on. We no longer consider ...…
 
James Valentine from Maroon 5 joins Incompatible to discuss his Mormon roots and his silent retreat. Kat keeps steering the conversation to sex. Incompatible with Kat and Michael. New episodes every Tuesday. Send us an e-mail at incompatiblepod@gmail.com. instagram.com/incompatiblepod twitter.com/incompaticast…
 
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