Irenicast - A Progressive Christian Podcast

Rethinking and reimagining your faith? That matters. You are not alone. Follow those questions, doubts, and curiosities with us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. Hosts Jeff, Bonnie, Casey, Allen, and Rajeev cultivate thoughtful conversations for the spiritual journeyer. Especially if you’re evolving out of Evangelicalism or Christian Fundamentalism, you are Irenicast.

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episode 159: High Control Religious Environments - Do Not Keep Calm and Carry On

We’re survivors of high control religious environments? What? Irenicast co-hosts offer the (sometimes) uncomfortable awareness that if you were in an evangelical/fundamentalist community, much of your life, inside and outside of church, was probably...



episode 158: A Conversation with Matthias Roberts, Author of Beyond Shame

Jeff & Casey sit down for a conversation with Matthias Roberts, author of the new book Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms.



episode 157: It’s A Process Theology Christmas - The Soul Felt Its Worth

It’s a Process Theology Christmas, because that’s our thing now. In this conversation Bonnie leads the team in a super-sized discussion on all things Christmas. Through a process theology lens of course.


 2019-12-17  1h22m

episode 156: Women in Church Leadership - Home Is Where The Pulpit Is

To begin, each of the co-hosts speaks to their experiences of women in church leadership. You might be surprised. Then questions surface like -- should we be gender-izing leadership? Aren’t we over the gender binary thing? Bonnie shares her own...


 2019-12-03  1h14m

episode 155: Brian McLaren & Rev. Dr. Penny Nixon - The Age of Secular Christianity

In this episode two innovative spiritual leaders and thinkers, Brian McLaren and Rev. Dr. Penny Nixon, have an intimate conversation beginning with the story of their conservative Christian upbringings, ending with their visions of the future of...


 2019-11-19  54m

episode 154: What Is Evil? - Size Does Matter

In keeping with the shadow side of Halloween, Jeff, Casey and Rajeev ask the question, what is evil? -- capital E, Evil. Each co-host brings his own, different perspective. Is Evil personal?  Is it systemic? Should it be a category at all? Does...


 2019-11-05  1h1m

episode 153: Process Theology - Being is Becoming

Our first Process Theology episode is finally here!  We know many of our listeners have been waiting to hear more about this particular theology that was introduced to the Irenicast audience by Bonnie in episode #136.  We expect there will...


 2019-10-15  1h11m

episode 152: Faith Healing - Legit or Placebo?

Per listener request, the Irenicast crew takes up the topic of Faith Healing. Surprise! Not every evangelical and/or fundamentalist tradition approaches this topic in the same way. Co-hosts discuss personal experiences with Faith Healing through the...


 2019-10-01  1h2m

episode 151: A Conversation On Grief with Author Megan Devine - It’s OK You’re Not OK

Rajeev sits down and has a conversation on grief with author Megan Devine.  Grief might be the most universal human experience and Megan shares her personal journey to her work as a grief advocate.  She provides wisdom into developing...


 2019-09-16  54m

episode 150: Conversion Therapy - Praying the Gay Away

Allen, Casey and Jeff dive into the disturbing notion of “gay conversion therapy”, sometimes called “gay reparative therapy”.


 2019-09-03  1h5m