Episode

Being a Good Friend When One of you Limps Away from a Faith Community & One Stays

Miranda Kokes joins Amy for a frank conversation about how they hung on to their friendship when Amy limped away from the church they attended together and Miranda stayed. How can you be a good friend when you're in two different spaces? What do you do when you are still in a community you love,…

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How We Realized We Were in an Unhealthy Organization, Part 2. Guest: Melissa J. Hogan

This episode is part 2 of the conversation that Amy Fritz and Melissa Hogan started in the previous episode. Amy shares more of what she was seeing in Ramsey Solutions that felt very similar to news of scandal with other Christian ministries and leaders. In this conversation Melissa and Amy talk about over two dozen…

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How We Realized We Were in an Unhealthy Organization. Guest: Melissa J. Hogan

Amy Fritz is joined by Melissa J. Hogan for a conversation about how they realized they were connected to an unhealthy organization. Melissa is an author of the upcoming book Afraid of the Doctor. She's also a lawyer, rare disease awareness advocate, and she consults on clinical trial design and patient outcome measures. In other…

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Pastoring People Who Have Experienced Church Hurt. Guest: Ryan Ramsey

Amy Fritz is joined by pastor and chaplain Ryan Ramsey.  Join them for a discussion on Ryan's deconstruction of the role of pastor,  and why he advises people with church hurt not to move on, but to move in.  They round out this conversation with a discussion about how to respond to reports of church…

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Coming Soon! Season 2: Your Spiritual Abuse Recovery Primer

Season 2 of the Untangled Faith Podcast will drop on June 23rd, 2021! In this season Amy will invite you along to show you how she processed what it was like for her family to leave a spiritually abusive environment that left her with lots of questions. How did we end up here?What just happened?How…

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Catching Up With Jeff and Sarah Owens and Colleen Reese, & A Conversation About Church Trends and Spiritual Formation

For the final episode in this season, Amy Fritz catches up with her guests that shared their stories in previous episodes. Jeff and Sarah Owens share what has happened since the podcasts aired, including what surprised them. Colleen shares how her current pastor responded to hearing her story and how she ended up mentioned in…

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An Interview with Scot McKnight & Laura Barringer

Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer have a conversation with Amy Fritz about their book, A Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture That Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing. Scot, Laura, and Amy talk about why pastors don’t always publicly speak up when they see victims tell their story, where the term “wounded resisters”…

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Sovereign Grace, Shining A Light On Abuse, & Part 2 of Sarah and Jeff Owens’ Story

Sarah and Jeff Owens share what happened when they asked their church to support a third-party investigation into the abuse allegations against Sovereign Grace. Helpful Links:Part 1 of the Owens’ StorySomething’s Not Right: Decoding the Hidden Tactics of Abuse and Freeing Yourself from its Power by Wade MullenHealing Spiritual Abuse by Ken BlueEscaping the Maze…

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Gossip Policies & Part 1 of Sarah and Jeff Owens’ Story

Amy’s husband, Nathan joins her to have a conversation about gossip policies and their thoughts about the Christianity Today Article by Kate Shellnutt: Why Defining Gossip Matters in the Church’s Response to Abuse. Sarah and Jeff Owens share the first part of their story of dealing with broken systems as they served as missionaries in…

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Pastoral Plagiarism and Part 2 of Colleen’s Story

On Episode 2 of the Untangled Faith Podcast, Dr. Gary David Stratton joins Amy Fritz to discuss pastoral plagiarism. Mary DeMuth joins us again to talk about what healing looks like on the other side of spiritual abuse, and we hear the second part of Colleen’s story of what happened after discovering that her pastor…

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