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Why ‘She Said’ Is a Must-See + Alissa Wilkinson and Christine Emba

By Roxanne Stone — November 24, 2022
Roxy and Katelyn nerd out on the exceptional journalism represented in the film 'She Said'. Christine Emba and Alissa Wilkinson join to talk about the women who came together to expose Harvey Weinstein's predation.

The Midterms and the Myth of the Unmarried Woman + Karen Gonzalez on Immigration

By Roxanne Stone — November 17, 2022
Katelyn and Roxy dive into some research on the state of unmarried women and the church. Plus, guest Karen González on moving beyond welcoming immigrants to relationships of mutuality.

The 7 Worst Things to Tell Your Single Friends

By Roxanne Stone — November 10, 2022
On this episode, Katelyn and Roxy bring you ... "How to Lose Your Single Friends in 10 Words (Or Less)."

We Thought We’d Be Moms. What We Think Now. + Erin S. Lane

By Roxanne Stone — November 3, 2022
Katelyn and Roxy grapple with their own winding paths to life without kids. Erin S. Lane joins to challenge the default scripts of motherhood so often handed to women by society — and churches!

Is My Church a Cult? & Other Spooky Questions + Sam Kestenbaum

By Roxanne Stone — October 26, 2022
Katelyn and Roxy are joined by religion reporter Sam Kestenbaum to talk vampires, QAnon devotees, and groups with cult-y vibes (including maybe ... some of the churches we've attended).

How Christian Nationalism Became a Main Character in the Midterms + Jack Jenkins

By Roxanne Stone — October 19, 2022
In this special episode, Roxy talks with RNS religion and politics correspondent Jack Jenkins about why Christian nationalism is playing such an outsized role in American politics right now.

Men and Women Can Be Friends! Kinda. Sorta. Maybe. Depends.

By Jonathan Woodward — October 11, 2022
In this episode, Katelyn and Roxy discuss their own friendships with men: when and how they've worked — and why they sometimes haven't.

My Utmost Anxiety for His Highest + Charles Marsh

By Jonathan Woodward — October 5, 2022
Katelyn and Roxy are joined by author Charles Marsh as they reflect on the amped up, high stakes nature of an evangelical upbringing.

Why Are Christians Soooo Serious? + Annie F. Downs

By Jonathan Woodward — September 27, 2022
Self-appointed 'fun coach' Annie F. Downs joins Katelyn and Roxy to go deep on being lighthearted. Plus: speed dating!

Moore Fame, Less Peace + Beth Moore

By Jonathan Woodward — August 31, 2022
As it turns out, Beth Moore wouldn’t wish superstardom on anyone. As she told Katelyn and Roxy in this week’s episode, she doesn’t think anyone can thrive under an intense spotlight; they can only hope to survive it.

The Soul Suck of Christian Fame + William Matthews

By Jonathan Woodward — August 24, 2022
William Matthews joined Katelyn and Roxy to discuss life in the performer spotlight, the physical, mental, and spiritual toll it takes, and what happens when you can no longer support the version of Christianity being taught from the stage.

‘Celebrity Pastor’ Is an Oxymoron + Chuck DeGroat

By Jonathan Woodward — August 17, 2022
Stories abound of pastors who started to believe their own hype – and ended up capsizing their church and hurting a lot of people. There are spiritual and relational costs to putting leaders on pedestals.

The Rise of Christian Lady Influencers + Hannah Anderson

By Jonathan Woodward — August 10, 2022
Roxy and Katelyn are back for a four-part summer series on celebrity! First up: Hannah Anderson on why Christian women are flocking to Instagram to influence the heck out of you.

Eat! Drink! Plan the Revolution! + Alissa Wilkinson

By Jonathan Woodward — June 15, 2022
On this episode, Katelyn and Roxy are joined by film critic, author and dinner host extraordinaire, Alissa Wilkinson, for lessons on eating well and living loud. 

The SBC, Animal Farm & Disneyland + Jonathan Merritt

By Roxanne Stone — June 8, 2022
Roxy Stone and guest host Jonathan Merritt discuss their Southern Baptist upbringings and how it feels to watch your childhood denomination go so off the rails.
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