God is Grey

God is Grey

By God is Grey
Conversations that promote intellectual, sex positive, science affirming Christianity ūüíí With your host, Brenda Marie Davies. ūüĆĻ
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo
Breaker Logo
Castbox Logo
Google Podcasts Logo
Overcast Logo
Pocket Casts Logo
PodBean Logo
RadioPublic Logo
Spotify Logo
Stitcher Logo
Trauma Healing for LGBTQ People - Nate Postlethwait
Nate Postlethwait | Life Coach, Survivor. "Now walking alongside others towards their healing." Nate endured over a decade of gay #conversiontherapy & works to help others heal from the trauma of being in #nonaffirming spaces. * DISCLAIMER* I honor quarantine! This episode was recorded before the crisis required us to stay home. #stayhome #lgbt #lgbtq #Christian #exvangelical #evangelical 
43:50
March 30, 2020
Your Heart Ain't Deceitful - Morgan Day Cecil
"Sexy Holy Energy. A new kind of woman is emerging. She doesn’t fit into a box. She is reclaiming sexuality, spirituality & success for herself. Can you see her?" - Morgan Day Cecil  #Christian #GodisGrey #embodiment https://www.instagram.com/morgandaycecil/?hl=en
53:02
March 23, 2020
Thriving in Quarantine - Ruthie Lindsey
Today we're talking to speaker, author, and podcaster Ruthie Lindsey about her life threatening accident and how she overcame 4 years in a self-imposed quarantine. Also! Preorder her book There I Am here -----> http://www.ruthielindsey.com #embodiment #selfcare #selflove #trauma #healing #positivity 
1:09:55
March 16, 2020
Decolonizing Our Faith - Jo Luehmann
Jo Luehmann is a Colombian born and raised pastor with a masters degree in ministry and theology. Jo speaks and teaches about decolonizing church, theology, spirituality and faith, as well as the importance of dismantling white supremacy, patriarchy and capitalism both individually and collectively. #decolonize #church #evangelical #exvangelical #racism #appropriation #faith #Christianity #deconstruction #reconstruction
1:02:21
March 9, 2020
Scandal in the Catholic Church - Lizzie Reezay
Fellow YouTuber Lizzie Reezay of Lizzie Answers thoughtfully takes on my questions about sexual assault, corruption, & the complications of birth control in the Catholic Church. #Christian #GodisGrey #exvangelical #Catholicism 
1:11:24
March 2, 2020
Granting Sexual Permission & Agency - Jamie Lee Finch
After surviving purity culture, how do we figure out our deepest desires & allow ourselves to explore what we want? Brought to you by author of You Are Your Own, Jamie Lee Finch https://jamieleefinch.com #sex #desire #purityculture #exvangelical #evangelical #progressiveChristianity #sexwitch 
1:14:39
February 24, 2020
Helping Your Parents Affirm the LGBTQ Community - Susan Cottrell
A beautiful conversation between myself and Susan Cottrell, author of Mom I'm Gay & founder of freed hearts.org. #exvangelical #lgbtq #lgbt #deconstruction #reconstruction #Christian #Christianity 
53:13
February 15, 2020
Reviewing Christian Cringe - Alexis G. Zall
Listen to YouTuber Alexis G Zall react to the crazy things Christians so casually say to one another. #alexisgzall #cringe #Lisabevere #bethelchurch #Bethel #modestyculture #purityculture #progressiveChristianity #tranformedwife #activistmommy #sexed 
22:48
February 10, 2020
Waiting for Marriage - Kat Harris
Kat Harris is waiting for marriage to "go all the way". In lieu of seeking  rules and boundaries, allow Kat of The Refined Woman explain how she abstains. www.therefinedwoman.com @therefinedwoman #progressiveChristian #GodisGrey #katharris #sex #purityculture 
1:00:23
February 3, 2020
Embracing the "New" Sex Ed - Emmalinda MacLean
Emmalinda teaches comprehensive sex ed through the OWL program which can be taught with or without a religious component. Why is sex ed crucially important for all ages? What about gender, gender expression & all the "new" terms we're grappling with in our society & why do parents push back on education? https://www.morethansex-ed.org #sexed #religion #lgbt #lgbtq #gender 
57:35
January 29, 2020
Getting Controversial with LGBT Christian Grace Baldridge
#LGBT Christian #GraceBaldridge stirs controversy for #Refinery29 #progressiveChristianity #science #belief #abortion #deathpenalty #conversiontherapy #thoughtsandprayers 
22:14
January 13, 2020
Discussing the #Exvangelical Movement - Blake Chastain
Host of the #Exvangelical podcast, Blake Chastain talks about the movement, #progressiveChristianity, seminary, and - dum dum dum - politics.  
1:05:54
January 6, 2020
Being Mean Evangelicals - Jaclyn Glenn
Jaclyn Glenn and I discuss our religious pasts & how we became who we are today. #Christian #GodisGrey #jaclynglenn #atheist 
14:58
December 30, 2019
Stargazing with an Astrologist - Aliza Kelly
Astrologist Aliza Kelly talks about why Christians need not be afraid of astrology, it's history, her practice, finding love & healing bloodlines. #alizakelly #astrology #Christianity  www.alizakelly.com @alizakelly 
53:58
December 23, 2019
Talking Ageless Sexuality, Beauty, & Loss - Joan Price
Joan Price Helps Us LIGHTEN UP About Aging, Sex, Beauty, & Loss. #Christian #GodisGrey # joanprice
49:30
December 16, 2019
Aligning Your Sexuality & Spirituality - Liz Goldwyn
American filmmaker, artist, writer, & founder/CEO of The Sex Ed Liz Goldwyn discusses spiritual sexuality, relationships, our shadow side, pornography & more.  Follow @thesexed  https://www.thesexed.com  #lizgoldwyn #porn #sexuality #Christianity #Christian 
55:58
December 9, 2019
Debating an Atheist on Gender Roles, Masculinity, & Femininity - Mr. Atheist
Let's talk masculinity, femininity with a Christian and an atheist.. #Christian #GodisGrey #mratheist
50:53
December 2, 2019
Finding Your True Calling: Beyond Being a "Good Girl"
Madison Hedlund walks us through religious trauma and how to reject who we "should be" and embrace who God ACTUALLY made us to be. #Christian #GodisGrey #progressiveChristianity 
59:18
October 21, 2019
Why is Being Transgender an Issue for Christians? - Cody Harmon
Do we have to be against transgender people, surgery, and educating kids on gender issues to be "real Christians. #Christian #GodisGrey #transgender  SUPPORT:  Patreon: https://bit.ly/2ruRKwa One time donation:  https://bit.ly/2UjRSfe
46:19
September 30, 2019
Queer Christian & Gay Conversion Therapy Survivor - Kevin Garcia
Kevin Garcia addresses Mega-church Bethel's Changed Movement & his experience at Exodus International's gay conversion therapy. #Christian #GodisGrey #Bethel
49:40
September 12, 2019
Is Mega-Church Bethel Promoting Gay Conversion Therapy? - Elizabeth Woning
Is Bethel Church's Changed Movement just a re-branded conversion therapy? #Christian #GodisGrey #changed
1:08:19
September 9, 2019
Being Polyamorous - Toska Gemini
Toska of the Sex Magic podcast discusses her poly relationship. We talk consent, communication,  and why she considers BDSM a healing experience. 
48:53
September 4, 2019
Are Christian Women Trapped in Biblical Gender Roles? - Sarah Bessey
Talking to the wonderful Christian author Sarah Bessey about feminism, LGBTQ issues in the church, & God's everlasting love. #Christian #GodisGrey #sarahbessey 
53:14
August 26, 2019
You Are Your Own - Jamie Lee Finch
Jamie Lee Finch, author of You Are Your Own, discusses how to reclaim your own body, autonomy and pleasure, overcoming religious trauma, the surprisingly racist roots of evangelicalism, & how the concept of hell gave her childhood panic attacks. Jamie's book is INCREDIBLE - please buy a copy for you & someone you love. https://jamieleefinch.com 
1:09:07
August 19, 2019
Sexual Predators in the Church - Jo Beckwith
Jo Beckwith of Trauma Talk shares her experience with the sexual predator she encountered at church. #Christian #GodisGrey #assault SUBSCRIBE to God is Grey: https://bit.ly/2TJAMH4 SUPPORT:  Patreon: https://bit.ly/2ruRKwa One time donation:  https://bit.ly/2UjRSfe Follow God is Grey: INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/2PRSdHu TWITTER: https://bit.ly/2EysSw5 Trauma Talk: https://www.youtube.com/user/jo2am WEBSITE http://www.letstalktrauma.com FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/letstalktrauma INSTAGRAM http://www.instagram.com/letstalktrauma TWITTER http://www.twitter.com/letstalktrauma
35:06
August 15, 2019
Talking to Kids About Sex - Astacia Christenson
Mother of 4 kids ages 4-22 walks us through how to talk to your children, tweens, teens & young adults about sex. 
1:08:51
August 5, 2019
Body Positivity - Fo Porter
Playboy model Fo porter and I discuss body image, dysmorphia, the modeling industry & how to love the skin you're in. #Christian #GodisGrey #bodypositivity #playboy #nudity 
17:17
July 29, 2019
Self Harm & Exorcism
Today I'm talking to youtuber "Self Harmer Problems" about overcoming self-harm & what it's like to be accused of demonic possession when dealing mental illness
34:38
July 15, 2019
Losing Your Virginity on a Mission - Matt LeGrande
Comedian Matt LeGrande shares the intimate tale of being a missionary kid, dealing with ‚Äúsame sex attraction‚ÄĚ & losing his V card in a cruising bar.
1:24:30
July 1, 2019
How the Bible Actually Works - Pete Enns
Author Pete Enns & I discuss a fresh approach to the Bible. Why the racism? Why the sexism? What about when we don't see God reflected in those pages? 
51:11
June 17, 2019
Talking to my feminist Mom mom about #metoo & much more.
Please enjoy this conversation between my maternal grandma & myself. TW: abuse & sexual assault 
17:26
June 6, 2019
Addressing Addiction - Garret Braukman
Garret and I discuss his treatment centers along with addiction to drugs, alcohol, sex & the internet. #addiction #recovery
57:21
May 27, 2019
Mental Health in Christianity - Stella Michon Barnes
Talking abuse, shame, & the potential harm of Christian counseling. 
45:47
May 13, 2019
Being "Unevenly Yoked" / Emotional Abuse - JAYLYN ORTIZ
An intimate conversation about the stress and abuse that can occur in the Evangelical dating culture. 
1:13:45
April 30, 2019
Coming Out: Asexual
Talking to an asexual Christian about coming out, discovering herself, & embracing the truth that God made her this way. xo
41:38
April 14, 2019
Talking Serial Killers - Tori Telfer
I dive into serial killers with pastor's kid & writer Tori Telfer. Check out her book, Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History, #murder #serialkiller 
49:32
March 29, 2019
Science, Politics & Space Exploration - Scott Stenholm
Talking to Emmy nominated producer Scott Stenholm. He's worked with Larry King, Meghan McCain, Bill Mahr & written for HuffPost, Daily Beast & Vice. 
1:06:27
March 17, 2019
Being an Atheist - Nicole Anderson
Enjoy this phone call between Brenda & Nicole Anderson, an atheist of the channel Taboo Topics. 
41:18
February 18, 2019
Addicted to Porn & Masturbation - Anonymous
What happens when a Christian "missionary kid" gets addicted to porn, erotica, & masturbation? Was NoFap.com her saving grace? xo
1:09:01
January 28, 2019
Being a Dominatrix - Anonymous
Nuanced conversation on the sex industry, consent, & frequent requests from Dom clients.
1:18:48
January 15, 2019
Talking Sex with Christian Psychologist - Dr. Juli Slattery
Dr. Juli Slattery bravely stirs conversations that help Christians pursue sexual healing. She and I disagree on the issues of gender & LGBTQ but we have a civilized talk nonetheless. ‚̧ԳŹ
1:11:05
January 9, 2019
Embracing Sexual Pleasure, Isabella Frappier
Isabella Frappier teaches us about sexual pleasure, masturbation & worthiness. #masturbation #pleasure #sex #Christian #Christianity 
1:21:51
December 24, 2018
From Stripping to Sex Positivity, Harmony Dust-Grillo
Harmony’s journey from sexual assault & stripping to to creating a non-profit that helps women leave the sex industry. Topics include pornography, the sex industry, abstinence, & sexual abuse. #sexwork #stripping #empowerment #abstinence 
1:15:54
December 9, 2018
Writing the Book on Purity Culture, Linda Kay Klein
Author Linda Kay Klein discusses her book Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women & How I Broke Free #lindakayklein #pure #purityculture 
1:05:38
December 3, 2018
Sent to Boot Camp for Having Sex - Toree Arntz
Toree & I discuss spiritual abuse, parenting & how being sent to a Christian boot camp ruined her relationship with her mother. #pure #purityculture 
1:18:51
November 25, 2018
Surviving Modesty Culture - Jayna Won
growing up a bisexual Christian, shifting to Buddhism, considering modesty culture & more xo #modesty #modestyculture 
1:11:06
November 12, 2018
Marketing Bad Christian Films - Sarah Hartland
Marketing Bad Christian Films PLUS Dating a Prophet with SARAH HARTLAND #pureflix 
47:52
October 29, 2018
Being an Openly Gay Christian - Brandy Chagolla
Being a Gay Christian with Brandy Chagolla, founder of Lending Relief. @brandychagolla #lgbt #lgbtq #Christian #Christianity 
48:16
September 27, 2018