Episodes

108:To Belong or Not: Unpacking the Dilemma of Church Membership

Welcome to Untangled Faith, where we navigate the complex journey of faith and the challenges we face in our spiritual communities. In this episode we're diving deep into the world of church affiliation and the personal implications it carries for be...

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What To Expect In 2024

Looking for a place that allows you to pull up a seat at the table and have honest and vulnerable conversations about faith and life? Hi! That's exactly what we're doing at the Untangled Faith Podcast. Hello! I'm Amy Fritz, the host of the Untangled ...

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The Most Downloaded Episode of 2023

Throughout the month of December, we’ve been counting down the most downloaded episodes of the Untangled Faith Podcast. Today I share the most downloaded episode of 2023. Episode 71- Why You Should Reconsider Taking A Job At Ramsey Solutions has been downloaded over 4400 times since it was released last February. Melissa Hogan joined me...

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The 2nd Most Popular Episode of 2023. Guest: Kristina Kallman and JJ Merrick

I’m counting down the most downloaded episodes of 2023 and sharing them with you this month. This episode was the 2nd most downloaded. Kristina Kallman and JJ Merrick join Amy to share their thoughts about Shiny Happy People and how the IBLP and Bill Gothard world intersected with their lives. Resources: Episodesyou might enjoy: https://untangledfaithpodcast.com/2023/06/29/87audio-fix-shiny-happy-people-the-impact-of-iblp-and-bill-gothard-on-the-evangelical-church-guests-kristina-kallman-and-jj-merrick/...

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The Third Most Downloaded Episode of 2023. Guest: Pete Singer

I’m counting down the most downloaded episodes of 2023! In this episode Pete Singer, Executive Director of GRACE joins Amy to talk about third party assessments and how we should respond to those “over sensitive” to abuse. Resources: Episodesyou might enjoy: https://untangledfaithpodcast.com/2023/06/14/84-boz-tchividjian-on-fighting-against-abuse-in-the-church/ https://untangledfaithpodcast.com/2023/04/12/75-surviving-healing-the-pitfalls-of-advocacy-guest-lori-anne-thompson/ Support the show: Subscribe to my newsletter:https://untangledfaith.substack.com Join us on Patreon:https://patreon.com/untangledfaith This...

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The 4th Most Downloaded Episode of 2023. Guest: Amber Cullum

I’m counting down the most downloaded episodes of 2023. This episode with Amber Cullum came in as the 4th most downloaded episode. She and I sat down and talked about what it’s like to reckon with problems in our own faith communities. Resources: Episodesyou might enjoy: https://untangledfaithpodcast.com/2023/09/20/96-the-reshaping-of-the-american-church-guest-bob-smietana/ https://untangledfaithpodcast.com2023/09/13/95-untwisting-scripture-does-god-really-want-to-break-us-guest-rebecca-davis/ Support the show: Subscribe to my newsletter:https://untangledfaith.substack.com...

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107: After A Church Implosion. Guests: Bo and Ashley Pritchard

“I think there’s so many people that are hurting quietly and feel like they’re not good Christians or they don’t measure up or they’re not good enough. And, you know, if God could just use my story, even , to just comfort somebody else, then that’s a good thing. And I know that he’ll redeem...

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106: The End. Part 4 of Bo Pritchard’s story.

“The sustained influence of an abusive leadership structure sinks its tentacles very deep, and you are not extracted from it without great harm.” – Bo Pritchard Bo Pritchard continues to share his story with the Untangled Faith podcast. This is the fourth part of this story. You can catch them all by starting with episode...

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105: Here’s Where It Gets Interesting. Part 3 of Bo’s Story

“We’re not trying to bring any system down. We’re not trying to embarrass anyone. But how do we say things in such a way that they can see what apparently they’re just not seeing right now?”- Bo Pritchard This is part 3 of Bo Pritchard’s story. Resources: Bully Pulpit Book: https://amzn.to/3uxHpTO (affiliate link) Episodesyou might...

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104: Moving From Us to Them. Part 2 of Bo’s Story. Guest: Bo Pritchard

Bo Pritchard continues to share his story with the Untangled Faith podcast. This is part 2 of Bo’s story. Don’t miss the first part in episode 103 here: 103: Sensemaking Painful Church Experiences. Guest: Bo Pritchard – Untangled Faith Podcast Bo Pritchard sits down with Amy Fritz to share his story of longing to be...

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103: Sensemaking Painful Church Experiences. Guest: Bo Pritchard

The meta narrative around the story is relationships versus transactions. The things I remember are not events, they’re relationships. – Bo Pritchard Bo Pritchard sits down with Amy Fritz to share his story of longing to be an “us” in a church community and learning the hard way what happens when a community values transactions...

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102: The Science of the Good Samaritan. Guest: Dr. Emily Smith

If you’re going to act like your neighbor or love your neighbor and act like good global neighbors in the world, there will be a cost to it… it’s just going to come with a cost. – Emily Smith Dr. Emily Smith, author and epidemiologist joins Amy Fritz on the Untangled Faith podcast to talk...

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