Episode

75: Surviving, Healing, & The Pitfalls of Advocacy. Guest: Lori Anne Thompson

  Have you been told to (or seen others) push through personal pain and trauma while engaging in advocacy for the health of the Church without being given the tools to manage your (or their) own emotional wellness? Are you often feeling…

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74: Orphaned Believers. Guest: Sara Billups

Author Sara Billups writes this in her book Orphaned Believers. “Many of us are questioning if it’s worth staying in the church as we know it. The problem is, as hard as it may be, and with very few exceptions- captivity, a desert island- we…

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73: Rejecting Authoritarianism in Discipleship. Guest: Becky Castle Miller

Author and Theologian, Becky Castle Miller joins Amy Fritz to talk about healthy discipleship.   In this episode, Becky and Amy talk about discipleship that takes into account the complexities of multi-cultural ministry, the signs of healthy and…

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In Defense of Speaking Up

This is a rerun of an episode from April 2022. Amy will be back with a new episode next week. In the spring of 2022, a sermon clip from a prominent pastor was shared widely on social media. In it the pastor had some pointed things to say about those…

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Grandpa’s Narcolepsy and Jericho Marches. Funny Church Stories with Heather Fulk

This week’s episode is a rerun of an episode that was shared in March of 2022. Because we desperately needed something to laugh about, Amy asked her friend, Heather Fulk, to join her to share funny church stories. From a narcoleptic grandfather to…

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72: Unraveling Abuse in the Church: Pete Singer on Third-Party Investigations & Trauma-Informed Practices

Pete Singer, executive director of GRACE, shares about grooming, hidden trauma, being “overly” sensitive to abuse, and the importance of third-party investigations. “Perpetrators put a lot of effort into being the kind of person who would never do…

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71: In The Dark: Spiritual and Ethical Implications of Ramsey Solutions’ Updated Employee Agreement

“If telling the truth is risking the business, you’ve got a truth problem, not a business problem.”- Melissa J. Hogan Melissa Hogan is an attorney and fan favorite of the Untangled Faith Podcast. She joins Amy Fritz to discuss the implications of new…

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70: Whistleblowing On The Record: Lori Harding & Lori Adams-Brown’s Experience

What happened when Lori Adams-Brown and Lori Harding courageously revealed the truth about abuse of power in the church? “We do what we can with what we know, and that is a courageous act of faith.” -Lori Adams-Brown Lori Adams-Brown and Lori…

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69:Going On The Record with Lori Adams-Brown & Lori Harding: Trust, Trauma & Telling Your Story

Facing public humiliation, financial consequences, and accusations of insanity, Lori Adams Brown and Lori Harding courageously step forward to warn the church of a wolf in their midst, determined to restore faith and protect the vulnerable. “We felt…

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68: Navigating the Third Way in a Polarized Political Climate. Guest: Robin Jester Wootton

After spending her twenties running away from the church, Robin Wootton finds hope through a PCA church. And then it all started to crumble. Robin’s husband (a PCA pastor) was fired while the COVID pandemic raged. In the subsequent months and years,…

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