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Jan 24, 2020

After a sheltered childhood in a Baptist household, Demond Alverez was surprised when he started seeing auras, having vivid dreams, and tuning into messages from beyond the veil. He was lucky to find resources and others going through similar experiences, which calmed his concerns about these unexpected gifts. He’s...


Jan 10, 2020

As an Evangelical Southern Baptist preacher’s kid from the South, Deb Schrodt’s whole world centered around church and pleasing the elders. Her spiritual journey was a search for what felt authentic in love, music, and church. Ironically, Deb found love at Exodus International, a gay conversion group. She claimed...


Dec 27, 2019

When Brock Ford’s strict Southern Baptist grandparents found out he was gay, his own family members broke into his home and assaulted him with a Bible. He left town afraid for his life and started over in Dallas, slowly working through the hurt and shame. After 30 years, he’s following his call to ministry and hopes...


Dec 13, 2019

The Sci-Fi book “Stranger in a Strange Land” was formative for Michael Maday at age 12. Though Catholic as a youth, he leaned towards more Eastern teachers such as Alan Watts (Zen) and Swami Muktananda (Siddha Yoga). We discuss the value of discipleship and the essence behind the intellectual surface of religion: a...


Nov 29, 2019

France Anne was raised Baptist in France until she decided at age 17 not to go back to church. She became indifferent, satisfied with her own definition of God and stopped questioning life. The program “Recovering from Religion” helped her see how indoctrinated she was. We discuss differences between France and the...