Episodes

40: What’s the Research Telling Us About Church Trends? Guest: Glenn Packiam

For over 30 years, The Barna Group has conducted research in the area of faith, culture, leadership and vocation. In 2020 they conducted a new study and collaborated with Glenn Packiam to author a book that shared their recent research results in a...

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39: The Problem with Financial Peace University & the Ramsey Solutions Financial Rhetoric

Dan and Summer Watt & Melissa Hogan joined me for episode 39: The Problem with Financial Peace University and Dave Ramsey's Financial Rhetoric.  ⁠ This conversation we had was made possible by the fact that those of us involved in this episode...

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38: Misunderstood: Are We “Dogging” on the Church? Guests: Jenai Auman and Mary DeMuth

A week ago 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 talking about unhealthy churches and Christian leaders. Is speaking up like I’m doing here “dogging”...

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37: Funny Church Stories

Because we desparately needed something to laugh about, Amy asked her friend, Heather Fulk, to join her to share funny church stories. I hope you're ready to laugh! This episode is made possible by support of the Untangled Faith membership community....

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Bonus Content from Kat, Colby, and Emily

I had so much fun talking with Colby and Kat Wilkins and Emily Snook, I couldn't fit all the audio in one episode. Usually this means more bonus audio for the Untangled Faith Patreon Community. This time, because I'm testing a new podcast host, every...

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36: Let’s Talk about Grief: Parenting a Child with a Rare Disease with Melissa Hogan and Catching Up with Colby and Kat Wilkins and Emily Snook

To wrap up this season on grief, Melissa Hogan joins Amy to share candidly the grief and being the mom of a child with a rare fatal disease.  She shares this beautiful and terrible journey with us. Colby and Kat Wilkins & Emily Snook join Amy again to share their thoughts on the podcast season...

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35b: Bonus Audio: Encanto & Brave Truth Tellers in Faith Communities

Kat Wilkins and Amy Fritz talk about the Disney movie, Encanto, and how it relates to telling the truth about broken systems. Spoilers abound! Take care if you have not seen the movie and don’t want to be spoiled. Support the show (https://buymeacoffee.com/untangledfaith)

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35: Let’s Talk about Grief: Boom! Acceptance After the Explosion

At the end of episode 34, Kat said “Things just exploded and they needed to.” We pick up right where we left off with Kat and Colby Wilkins. That wasn’t the final explosion. They share how their time at their former church came to an end, and some surprising timing coincidences with this podcast, as...

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34: Let’s Talk About Grief: Something Just Exploded (Kat and Colby Wilkins)

Kat and Colby Wilkins join Amy Fritz to talk about how they lost their faith community. This is Colby’s first time on the show ,and he shares about how, in the words of Dr. Wade Mullen, his internal world was being dismantled. This episode is a part of a series on grief. Amy shares some...

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16b: Bonus Episode with Lauren Thoman: Processing Accounts of Spiritual Abuse

This is a bonus episode that is generally only available to our membership community. If you are interested in more bonus audio, visit this link:  Untangled Faith Podcast is creating a podcast. | Patreon Lauren Thoman answers a few questions for the Untangled Faith Podcast VIPs. You're going to want to hear how listening to stories...

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33: Let’s Talk About Grief: Suffering in Community

Emily Snook and Amy Fritz keep talking about grief. In this episode, we talk about how suffering in community can help us as we work through grief.  What happens when your strengths and your weaknesses are putting you at odds with your community? Emily shares her thoughts on how she has seen this play out...

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32: Let’s Talk About Grief: Is It Okay To Be Angry?

During Season 4 of the Untangled Faith Podcast, Amy Fritz has invited some of her friends to help her talk about the grief process. In this episode they navigate the grief mosaic and especially talk about anger. Kat Wilkins fills in some of the blanks of their story. Emily Snook and Amy keep talking about...

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