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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Recognizing Spiritual Abuse & Part 1 of Colleen’s Story

Introducing the Untangled Faith Podcast

If you’ve ever found yourself hurt or disillusioned by your faith journey and wanted to hold onto your faith while untangling it from all the things that aren’t good or true, this is the podcast for you. We’re sharing the hard and hopeful stories. We’re talking about what happens when deep hurts collide with our...

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