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13: Sex and Dating in Culture

Listen in as Jess and Devi talk about what reality TV shows say about our culture when it comes to romance, dating, and marriage. The finale for Netflix’s reality show Love is Blind aired last week, and whether you know who Cameron and Lauren are, whatever you think of Jessica, or if you think reality […]

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12: Sexual Ethics in the Wild

Our shortest episode yet, you can hear Jess and Devi talk about two podcast episodes they’ve recently listened to that helped them think through sexual ethics. Devi recommends Melanated Faith by FaitthB and Kathryn Freeman, specifically Episode 3 Singleness and Purity Culture. But they’ve got a different angle on it as single, Christian African-American women […]

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11: Healing After Trauma

How do we heal from the traumatic experiences? What are the different kinds of therapies out there? How do we forms supportive communities? These are some of the questions we discuss in this week’s episode. We talk about the different forms of therapy, the differences between counselling for PTSD and complex trauma, why interviewing prospective […]

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10: Purity Culture & Trauma

Trigger Warning: This episode contains multiple references to rape, sexual assault, and different forms of abuse and violence.  This episode is for you if you are wanting to understand how purity culture was and can still be traumatizing for some. It’s for you if you’ve experienced trauma – physical, sexual, emotional, spiritual, or other forms […]

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9: How to Talk About Divorce & Grief

This episode is for you if you want to learn how to listen and talk to people who suffer. It can be easy to believe that the Christian life will inoculate us against heartbreak; that’s certainly what purity culture books implied. Rachel Welcher discusses with us the way her divorce impacted her life, and she […]