A Tiny Revolution

A Tiny Revolution

By Kevin Garcia
Conversations with ordinary people, living revolutionary lives.

Join digital pastor and soul coach Kevin Garcia for a conversation that actually matters. Covering the intersections of spirit, sexuality, gender, and justice, Kevin curates convos with the brightest and and most incredible humans that you may or may not have heard of.

Join us each week for another conversation to inspire your own tiny revolution.
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#109: Do u believe in life after Clarity? w/ George Mekhail
Another beloved friend joins me on the pod to talk about two things he's super passionate about: clarity and bitcoin. (And yes they absolutely relate.)  Follow George around the internet @Gmekhail, and learn more about the work of Church Clarity at ChurchClarity.org. If you loved this episode, then go be a dear and leave us a good review and share us with a friend. And if you REALLY loved it, you can become a supporting partner on Patreon!
1:03:50
May 19, 2020
#108: Your Ass Is a Miracle, w/ Mike McHargue
Most of this episode is just Mike giggling. And I love it.  I think officially Mike is now "friend of the show" because this is his THIRD time coming to hang out on the line. What a time. We're talking about his new book, "You're a Miracle and a Pain in the Ass." From which the title is drawn.  Find Mike's work at MikeMchargue.com, AskScienceMike.com and across social media @ScienceMike. ... Like the show? Become a supporting partner on Patreon. 
1:02:02
May 18, 2020
#107: Making the Shift w/ Colby Martin
Colby Martin is returning to the podcast! He was on way back on episode 2, so go back and listen to that.  Colby's new book is called The Shift: Surviving and Thriving After Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity,  and we talk about that, what looks different in our faith. He's just so brilliant. And I hope that you love it as much as I did. If you loved the show, leave us a good rating in Apple Podcasts, and be sure to share. And if you want to make more content like this possible please become a supporting partner on Patreon.  
56:12
April 23, 2020
#106: How's Your Head? w/ Matthew J. Dempsey
Let's talk about the gays and good mental health in the age of social media. This conversation with Matthew Dempsey, psychologist + content creator, about the unique challenges we face as queer folks happened before the 'rona put life on pause, so if it sounds tone deaf, it's cause we didn't know what was about to happen. Follow Matthew across social media @MJDempseyPsych and you can learn more about this practice at MatthewJDempsey.com ... Get yourself a copy of Bad Theology Kills and use offer code REVOLUTION5 to get 5 bucks off! BadTheologyKills.com Lastly,  if you liked the show, please consider becoming a supporting partner on Patreon.
50:57
April 15, 2020
#105: The State of Grace, w/ Grace Baldridge
Grace Baldrige is a self identified sad, queer folk artists. On top of that, she's a content maker, mover and shaker, and documentarian. Grace and I connected when she came to Atlanta to learn more about the queer Christian community down here in GA. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Grace. ... Connect with Grace @GraceBaldridge across social media and at GraceBaldridge.com. Watch State of Grace on Youtube  ... If you liked the show, consider becoming a supporting partner on PATREON.
50:40
April 6, 2020
#104: Non-Violent Warfare, w/ Andre Henry
"Nonviolence is a strategy for war..." Andre Henry joins me to talk about his work, about white folks not getting it, about imagination, about SO much. Take a break from your day and tune into something stimulating. Be sure to send Andre a tip on his Paypal: http://PayPal.me/theandrehenry Also sorry my voice sounds like shit on it.  ... Be sure to pick up my book, Bad Theology Kills: Undoing Toxic Belief and Reclaiming Your Spiritual Authority at BadTheologyKills.com Follow me across social media @theKevinGarcia, and learn more about my work at theKevinGarcia.com
53:05
March 25, 2020
#103: DeRay McKesson
Activist, author, and cutie pa-tootie DeRay McKesson joins me to talk about his work, life, and his
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February 5, 2020
#102: Queer Relation-Tips, LIVE @ QCF
Wherein I get read for filth by my friend, Isaac Archuleta. He's a psychotherapist and host of the upcoming podcast, Queer Relation-tips. It gets real vulnerable. hope you enjoy. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
41:45
January 20, 2020
Introducing my new podcast: THOTS & PRAYERS
Here's something new and delicious for you, my new show, Thots & Prayers. Join me and my friends each week as we talk shit, talk sex, talk spirit, and talk self-love. I think you'll love it. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
50:28
January 16, 2020
You don't look like ur tindr profile...
Daniel Bass and Kevin debut the first episode of Thots & Prayer! We're talking about dating in your 30s, some bad dates, and maybe some good advice. Join us, laugh with us. ...Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/thots-and-prayers/donations
48:56
December 29, 2019
#101: Beyond Shame w/ Matthias Roberts
LETS TALK ABOUT SEX WITH MATTHIAS! And how to create a better sex life on our own terms. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
57:11
December 26, 2019
#100: Live at WGF'19 w/ Science Mike & Rev Sarah Heath
We talked about everything and we talked about nothing and it was so good. Enjoy....Find out more about the MASTERCLASS. Starts Sept 22. Only 12 spots. Don't wait. Connect with Mike across social media @ScienceMike and at AskScienceMike.comConnect with Sarah across social media @RevSarahHeath and on her website, revsarahheath.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:09:04
September 19, 2019
#99: Queer and Catholic, w/ Pat+Patrick of Vine & Fig Co.
Well blessed be Mary! Who the hell knew you could be queer and Catholic? ;) Pat and Patrick of Vine & Fig Co. join the podcast to talk about their faith and queerness and how/why they hold on to one of the oldest institutions out there despite it being, in a word, difficult. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
54:45
September 13, 2019
#98: 90 Seconds of Truth (Part 2), w/ Matthias Roberts
This is part two of #90secondsoftruth, the storytelling campaign started by Matthias Roberts and I. Share your stories on social media using the hashtag. Be sure to connect with Matthias at MatthiasRoberts.com, subscribe to Queerology wherever you listen to podcasts. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:10:10
August 28, 2019
#97: How to Human w/ Sam Lamott
Sam Lamott is an internet human I was so curious about and I am so glad that he and I got to connect. He's got lovely deep thoughts and a deeply caring heart. I think you're going to love this incredible human. ...Connect with Sam across social media @SamLamott, at SamLamott.com and be sure to listen to his podcast, How To Human, all the places you listen to podcasts. ...Liked the show? Become a supporting partner on Patreon! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
50:15
July 26, 2019
#96: the Diviner Life w/ Michael Anthony
CLICK HERE to learn more about how online therapy can change your life today.Let's get woo woo, y'all. My friend Michael Anthony of The Diviner Life sit down to discuss our spiritual journeys, and where God has brought us over the years. We talk tarot, experiences, growth, and so much more. Check out Michael Anthony on Instagram @TheDivinerLife and at TheDivinerLife.com.Loved the show? Become a sustaining partner on Patreon.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
52:17
July 19, 2019
#95: Fat & Queer, w/ Antonia Terrazas
My internet humans are the greatest. Today, Antonia joins me on the podcast to share her experience as a fat, bisexual woman in the world. She got her Masters at Duke Divinity, is a chaplain, and literally is one of the best humans I know.Connect with Antonia @AntoniaTerrazasShop the Queerly Beloved Pride Collection Now!And if you liked the show, please support it through Patreon.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
43:22
June 13, 2019
#94: Into the Cosmos! w/Bianca Mabute-Louie
2019 Pride Collection is live on QueerlyBeloved.shop! Shop today while supplies last....Bianca and I met at TRP Chicago a few years ago and I knew ever since then I wanted to sit with her and chat about everything. And that's what today is: toxic masculinity and healthy masculinity and other wild shit. We get into it....Connect with Bianca on Instagram and Twitter @Beyonkz and on her website, BiancaML.com....If you liked this show please be sure to rate and review the podcast, and if it's been helpful for you, become a sustaining partner through Patreon.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
54:13
May 23, 2019
Woman of Valor: remembering Rachel Held Evans
We remember the Woman of Valor, Rachel Held Evans. Rest in peace, babe. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:48
May 9, 2019
#93: Becoming Darin McKenna
Today on the pod, my dear bb Darin McKenna joins me to talk about... really his journey these past few years. Coming out, finishing grad school, stepping into the role of pastor as his true authentic self, his enneagram coaching.... he's doing something new and it's so cool to have him on my show after so long. ALSO BACK THE KICKSTARTER:bit.ly/godourally...Connect with Darin across social media @DarinMcKenna, and also on his website DarinMcKenna.com.His work with The Christian Closet can be found at TheChristianCloset.com and his church can be found at NewAbbey.orgSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:04:31
May 2, 2019
#92:Innovative Love Coalition, w/ Kyle Gattison
I am so excited to share with you this new project I am working on Innovative Love Coalition. Our first album, God Our Ally, is going to be the first project like it, bringing together openly Queer worship artists and allies to create a worship album in the style that so many of us love and engage with. Learn more about Gattison's journey today on the podcast, and then go back the project on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/weareilc/god-our-ally-a-worship-album-by-queer-christians-a?ref=user_menu And be sure to check out ILC at www.InnovativeLoveCoalition.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
51:26
April 25, 2019
#91: Holy Spirit Blackout, w/JJ Warren
Remember back during the UMC General Conference when that gay lay person got up and gave the most tearful and impassioned speach on the floor? That guy was JJ Warren, a candidate for ministry within the UMC and someone who is still passionate and hopeful for the future of the United Methodist Church. ... Connect with JJ across social media @itsmejjwarren and on his website, JJwarren.org. ... If you loved the podcast, please become a sustaining partner through Patreon. www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
49:13
April 18, 2019
#90: The Invitation of Pain, w/ Hillary McBride
Therapist, writer, speaker, co-host of the Liturgists Podcast, and literally an angel on earth, Hillary McBride joins me today to talk about body and shame and learning how to take control of our own healing and MY GOD IT IS SO GOOD. Enjoy. ... Connect with Hillary across social media @hillarylmcbride and at www.hillarylmcbride.com. ... Merch: www.queerlybeloved.shop Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
56:34
April 10, 2019
#89: Queer in Latin America w/ La Mechuda
Carla Sofia, aka La Mechuda, is a Lesbian Latina Christian making queer Christian content en Español! (Sounds familiar, right?) In this conversation we talk about the reality of being queer in Latin America, and all the challenges that are facing her, her home country, and the fight for LGBTQ equality and inclusion in her region. ... Support Carla Sofia at www.Patreon.com/lamechuda and be sure to connect with her across social media @lamechuda + check out her website www.LaMechuda.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
39:00
March 28, 2019
#88: How to Come Out as an LGBTQ Christian, w/ Amber Cantorna
Amber Cantorna is back back back again with her newest book, Unashamed: a coming out guide for LGBTQ Christians. We talk about the last book, the new book, and just navigating the waters of coming out while Queer and Christian. It's so much fun. enjoy it. ... Get her new book here: https://amzn.to/2YaNOQj and follow her @AmberCantorna and her website www.ambercantorna.com ... Liked the show? Become a sustaining partner on Patreon! www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
46:01
March 20, 2019
#87: Everyday Magic w/Christian Berry
Christian Berry is the full-time crystal daddy of Everyday Magic, a small business in Durham, NC curating crystals and other magic working items. Like myself, Christian grew up in the south which means that evangelicalism was our base and then we grew from there. We have a DEEP discussion about faith and evolving faith and the different ways we experience God. It's super lovely and I hope you love it too. ... Follow Christian across the internet @ChristianTberry and check out his website www.Christiantberry.com. ... ... New Designs are available now at www.QueerlyBeloved.shop ... Become a supporting partner and make more queer content possible: www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
54:17
March 6, 2019
#86: A Love Letter to My Friends in the UMC
For all of you who are hurting, I love you. I'm here for you. And I'm standing with you. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
05:36
February 27, 2019
#85: Young, Black & Gifted in the ELCA, w/Lenny Duncan
Lenny Duncan (he/him) is a follower of Jesus Christ and is in a passionate love affair with Grace. March 2018 he was issued a call to serve the people of Jehu's Table from the Metro New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as a mission developer (church planter.) He is also a frequent voice on the intersection of the Church and the cries of the oppressed. He pays special attention to Black Liberation movements in his work, and lifts up the frequent intersection with other marginalized peoples. He believes that the reason the ELCA has remained so white is a theological problem, not a sociological one. He holds a Master of Divinity from United Lutheran Seminary. His upcoming book is called "Dear Church: A Love Letter to the Whitest Denomination in the US" comes out July 22. You can follow Lenny Duncan across social media @LennyADuncan, and on his website www.lennyduncan.com ... Loved the episode? Support the podcast . by becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
49:02
February 20, 2019
#84- Parenting Unfundamentalist, w/ Cindy Brandt
Cindy didn't grow up in a religious household, but did attend a school for missionary kids in Taiwan where she converted, and spent most of her formative years in fundamentalist Evangelicalism. And then her faith shifted and didn't stop shifting. Now, Cindy writes about living life and parenting unfundamentalist. ... Follow Cindy across social media @cindy_w_brandt and check out her website at cindywords.com ... get all your queerly beloved merch at www.queerlybeloved.shop ... Liked the show? Become a supporting partner through Patreon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
45:18
February 13, 2019
#83: Coming Out Later In Life (and all that shit), w/ Matt Nightingale
Matt Nightingale is an educator, musician, speaker, writer and spiritual director living and working in the North San Francisco Bay Area. He is a teacher at Sonoma County Day School in Santa Rosa and the worship leader at The Quest in Novato. For seventeen years, Matt worked as a worship pastor in the Evangelical Covenant Church, serving churches in Redwood City, CA; Houston; Tulsa; Seattle and Santa Rosa. He is currently finishing a certification program in spiritual direction through The Journey Center in Santa Rosa. As a gay Christian, Matt is passionate about the intersection of sexuality and spirituality, and he works to create safe, sacred space for people exploring these identities. His TEDx talk, Choosing Gratitude and Hope, with his former wife, Luanne Nightingale, tells their story of mixed-orientation marriage, an evolving understanding of faith and sexuality, and the painful but necessary choice of divorce, all within the context of gratitude and hope. ... You can connect with Matt on his website: www.mattnightingale.com, on socials @MattNigtingale. Also in the podcast we talked about BT Harman on the podcast, and his blog, Blue Babies Pink can be found at www.bluebabiespink.com. ... If you liked this podcast, consider supporting it on Patreon. Details and perks can all be found here: www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia ... BTW: www.QueerlyBeloved.shop is up and live! Go sign up for the mailing list to be the first to find out when our friends and famiy pre-sale launches. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
55:16
February 6, 2019
#82: Live from QCF! Part 2, w/ GUNGOR
You know that feel when your favorite people are also incredibly gifted humans and they also happen to be ur frandzzz? That's who Lisa and Michael Gungor are to me. So weird. So lovely. So perfectly human. We talk about everything on this podcast, and I hope you love it as much as I did. ... Follow Gungor across social media @GungorMusic Lisa can be found @LisaGungor and Michael can be found @MichaelGungor (Gooble them you will find them). ... Loved this podcast? Support the work by becoming a sustaining partner! www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia ... Want to get some QueerlyBeloved Swag? go peep the website www.QueerlyBeloved.shop Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
50:19
January 30, 2019
#81: LIVE from QCF! Pt. 1 feat. The Best Humans
This is part 1 of my LIVE show at QCF this past Jan. In this episode we are just cutting up and having fun. We start off with never have i ever and the evolve into advice, talking about jealousy, art, race. It's good stuff and I hope you enjoy it. ... Back the kickstarter: www.QueerlyBeloved.shop Support this shit on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
37:04
January 25, 2019
#80: Making Sex Shameless, w/ Nadia Bolz-Weber
Nadia Bolz-Weber is a writer, speaker, pastor, and all around bad ass woman. A critically acclaimed, NYT best selling author and founder of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, she's in the midst of releasing her newest work, "Shameless: a sexual reformation." In this convo, we talk about our journeys, being's 8's on the enneagram, learning to become vulnerable, love, and of course, SEX. Enjoy! ... Connect with Nadia across social media @SarcasticLutheran and on her website, www.NadiaBolzWeber.com. Send her your purity rings to be melted into a vagina statue and buy her book. Shameless: A Sexual Reformation goes on sale Jan 29, 2019. ... Liked this conversation? Make more content like this possible by becoming a sustaining parther through Patreon. www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
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December 31, 2018
#79: Losing My Religion, w/ Melissa Greene
Melissa Greene is a creative, a musician, a spiritual leader, and one dope ass human living in Nashville and helping lead a community named Imaginarium. In this conversation, we dive into what life is like in post-Christian land, what spirituality looks like now versus within a classical Church setting, and generally have some lolz. ... Connect with Melissa @MelissaGreene and at www.MelissaGreene.net, and check out Imaginarium at www.Imaginarium.life Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
47:05
December 19, 2018
#78: Jared Byas is Gonna Fix my Life
Jared Byas of The Bible for Normal People joins me today to basically fix my life because obviously my ass needs it. ... Connect with Jared across social media @JByas, at JByas.com and listen to his podcast with Pete Enns, The Bible for Normal People, available wherever you listen to your podcasts. ... Liked this show? Become a sustaining partner on Patreon this month and get my new Xmas EP, "Make the Yule Tide Gay." Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
53:41
December 5, 2018
#77: Confessions of a Funeral Director, w/ Caleb Wilde
DEATH AND SEX AND EUCHARIST! Like... does it get any better? Caleb Wilde is a fifth-generation funeral director who has the freshest take on death I have ever encountered. Literally, this is one of my favorite conversations. We cover a whole lot and go real real deep. Just dive in. You'll love it. ... If you haven't yet, become a sustaining partner on Patreon. Even as little as $1 a month gets this shit into the hands of more people who need it. www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
52:33
November 28, 2018
#76: An Evolving Faith, w/Jennifer Knapp
Jennifer Knapp is a Grammy-nominated artist, writer, speaker, activist, and all-around badass woman. She was CCM royalty for 5ever before her hiatus and then her eventual coming out (before it was cool to be a queer Christian). Since then, she's traveled all over, released 2 new albums, and is going to be the featured speaker at the Q Christian Fellowship 2019 National Conference! I know y'all will love this conversation. ... Connect with Jennifer across social media @Jennifer_Knapp, and check her out at www.JenniferKnapp.com .... Like the show? Support it by becoming a sustaining partner through Patreon. Not to mention the sweet perks, like the new show #DecentAdvice! Coming to your feed soon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:06:30
November 14, 2018
#75 Boy Erased, w/ Garrard Conley
Garrard Conley is the author of the best selling book, Boy Erased, now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, and Troye Sivan among others. I connected with Garrard a few years ago, and we talked about the book when it was first coming out. Since then, the book has been translated into multiple languages, and this story has taken the masses by storm. In this encore interview, you'll hear me and Garrard talk about our past, our upbringings in the south, and more. Note: it's a little dated! BUT! It's still a delightful time. ... Connect with Garrard Conley across social media @Gayrodcon and on his website, GarrardConley.com. And be sure to pick up "Boy Erased" wherever you get your books, and then go see the film in theatres everywhere SUPER soon! ... Connect with me and all the content I make over at theKevinGarcia.com, and learn how you can make more content like this possible by becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon. www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
29:25
November 10, 2018
#74: Is Jesus Cool with Polyamory?w/Brian G. Murphy
Polyamory and non-monogamy is a conversation that isn't happening in Christian circles and is seen by many as taboo. But it's a conversation we desperately need. Brian G. Murphy of QueerTheology.com joins me today to talk about Poly and Christianity, and how non-monogamy has served him and his partner in their walk as Christians. ... Connect with Brian across social media @thisisBGM, and with Queer Theology at www.QueerTheology.com and on twitter @QTheology. And if you want in on that workshop, check out www.queertheology.com/polyamory ... Liked the show? Consider supporting this work by becoming a sustaining patner: www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
49:45
October 12, 2018
#73: To Shake the Sleeping Self, w/ Jedidiah Jenkins
Jedidiah Jenkins was living a life he didn't want, and so on his 30th bday, he quit his job, hopped on a bike and road it from Oregon to Patagonia on a 16-month, 13,000 mile journey that would change everything. In this podcast we talk about that journey, the book, evolving faith, sexuality, growing up gay in conservative land (classic) and ANCIENT ALIENS! I'm just saying, this one is a dope one. Get into it. ALSO HAPPY MEAN GIRLS DAY! OCT 3RD! ON A WEDNESDAY! WHAT A JOY! ... Connect with Jed across social media @JedidiahJenkins and be sure to pick up a copy of "To Shake the Sleeping Self" at bookstores everywhere. ... Liked this episode, consider becoming a supporting partner on Patreon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
57:26
October 3, 2018
#72: Femme, w/Corey Camperchioli
Corey Camperchioli is an actor, writer, and self identitfied femme living in NYC. He's currently making the rounds with his short film, "FEMME," and y'all... he's amazing. Just a peach. In this conversation we talk about queerness, femme dudes being seen in media, masculinity, and woo-woo universey hippy dippy spirtuality goodness. You're gonna love it. ... Connect with Corey on social media @CoreyCamp, and be sure to check out Femme @Femmethefilm across social media, and be on the lookout for Femme coming to a platform near you soon! ... If you're looking for therapy, start here: www.tryonlinetherapy.com/thekevingarcia ... If you liked this podcast, consider becoming a supporting parther through Patreon. Learn more at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia ... Connect with Kevin @theKevinGarcia across social media, at www.thekevingarcia.com and at Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
51:47
September 26, 2018
#71: On Changing the World, w/ Matthias Roberts
Y'all... Matthias Roberts, in addition to being an incredible writer, podcaster, speaker, therapist, and all around good human, is one of my dear friends. Creatively he's been a co-conspirator. Socially, he's been a solid rock and someone who is willing to tell me hard things. Adventure-wise, he's always down. I love him. And in this convo we cover everything. So buckle up. ... connect with Matthias across social media @MatthiasRoberts, and on his website www.MatthiasRoberts.com, and be sure to listen to his podcast, Queerology, wherever you listen to your podcasts. ... Loved the show? Consider supporting it financially through Patreon. Go to www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn more. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
44:37
September 13, 2018
#70: Pastor & Survivor, w/ Chrissie Reeves-Pendergrass
Trigger warning: This episode contains conversation focusing on sexual assault and rape in Christian contexts. Listener discretion is advised. ... Chrisie Reeves-Pendergrass is a pastor, mom, wife, and advocate for sexual assault victims in churches everywhere. After beginning to process the trauma of her own assault, Chrisie began to tell her story and realized she was not the only one who had experienced what she had. And with all the #ChurchToo stories coming out recently, she's more committed than ever to ending silence around this. ... Connect with Chrisie on her website www.chrisiereeves-pendergrass.com, and across social media @ChrisieReevesPendergrass ... Liked the show? Become a supporting partner through Patreon! Go to www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn how to make more content like this possible. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
54:43
September 5, 2018
#69: Translations & Homosexuals, w/Kathy Baldock
Kathy Baldock is a speaker, educator, mother, and fierce advocate for LGBTQ inclusion in the Church. Her book, "Walking the Bridgeless Canyon" has walked many through the intersecting social, political, and religious history of the treatment of LGBTQ community from antiquity all the way to recent American history. Kathy's been doing a ton of research on bible translations and recently she's found some incredible information that, when this goes mainstream, might blow a lot of minds and misconceptions about how we arrived at the word usage "homosexual" in the bible. Grab some pen and paper cause you're gonna wanna take notes. ... Connect with Kathy across social media @canyonwlkr. And you can pick up her book, "Walking the Bridgeless Canyon" on Amazon and on her website, www.Canyonwalkerconnections.com. ... If you liked this podcast, consider becoming a sustaining partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:05:50
August 22, 2018
#68: Queerness + Mental Health, w/ Cassie McCarty Green
I've said it once, I'll say it a billion times over, mental health is sexy. Today, therapist Cassie McCarty Green joins me to share her story of how she came to work exclusively with LGBTQ clients, the growth she's seen from people being empowered, and her work with The Christian Closet. Connect with Cassie across social media, twitter @mccarty_green and on insta @cassie_mcgreenie. And learn more about her therapy work at www.theChristianCloset.com. ... Connect with Kevin across social media @theKevinGarcia and if you want to make more queer Christian content like this possible, you can become a sustaining partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
56:08
August 15, 2018
#67: Joel Hollier is such a Fucking Christian
Y'all for real, there are moments when I realize when like... folks are a better Christian than me, not that it's a game to win, but seriously... Joel is such a fucking Christian in the best way possible. He was a pastor for a long time before becoming affirming of his own orientation, and began working towards inclusion within the Austrailian evangelical movement. He's brilliant, and I think you'll love this convo. Connect with Joel across social media @JoelHollier, and be sure to read and subscribe to his blog, www.biblefaithsexuality.com ... Like this podcast? Let's make more content like it possible. Become a sustaining partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
54:35
August 8, 2018
#66- Brit Barron: Recovering Mega Church Pastor
Let's go to church y'all. Brit Barron is a pastor, a spiritual director, a speaker, and a recovering mega church pastor. She spends her time exploring what it looks like to reclaim Christianity as a queer woman of color. And MAN ALIVE... this is a dope conversation that gave me every bit of life. Hope you're ready for this. ... Connect with Brit across social media @BritBarron and on her website BritBarron.com. ... Love the show? Support it by becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon. Check it out at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
49:23
July 26, 2018
#65: Outside The Lines w/Mihee Kim-Kort
Mihee Kim-Kort is a pastor, a mother, a wife to a wonderful man, and she's queer. And she didn't discover this till later in life. In her new book, Outside the Lines: how embracing queerness can transform your faith, Mihee dives into the complexity of exploring her identity as an Asian woman in a pastoral role alongside her queerness. She's brilliant and you are going to love her. ... Connect with Mihee across social media @MiheeKimKort and on her website MiheeKimKort.com and be sure to grab her book! ... Connect with me across social media @theKevinGarcia, and at thekevingarcia.com, and if you loved this episode, become a sustaining partner at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:00:12
July 11, 2018
#64: Jen Hatmaker is Totes an 8
If you don't know who Jen Hatmaker is... honestly, you might not be frequenting Christian subculture, which is fine! But! Jen is a writer, author, pastor, speaker, and all around dope woman of God who is navigating her way thru the thralls of post-evangelicalism. She publically came out in support of LGBTQ equality and same-sex marriage a while back, and since then has discovered a more beautiful expansive faith. Today we chitty chat about that, about our lives, about Wild Goose Festival which she's speaking at in just two weeks, AND we tackle a very important question: Is she actually an enneagram 8 and not a 3 as she has long suspected? It's so fun. You're gonna love it. ... Connect with Jen across social media @JenHatmaker, check out her website JenHatmaker.com, grab her books wherever they are sold, and come see her speak at #WildGoose2018. Get your tickets at WildGooseFestival.org/tickets and use offer code GOOSECAST18 to get some dollars off your tickets! ... Love the show? Become a supporting partner at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:09:53
June 27, 2018
#63: Reclaiming My Worship, w/ SueAnn Shiah
My first return guest ever! SueAnn is back to talk about her new album, "A Liturgy for the Preservation of the Saints," which drops June 22. We talk about reclaiming our worship, about gendered language in worship songs, about all the things! As per usual. This episode is gonna knock your socks off. ... Connect with SueAnn across social media @SueAnnShiah, and on her website www.sueannshiah.com. ... Loved this episode? Support the work by becoming a sustaining parter at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
58:56
June 18, 2018
#62: Undivided, w/ Vicky Beeching
Vicky Beeching is a writer, speaker, and LGBTQ equality campaigner based in London. After a career as a very well known Christian worship leader, her career in the evangelical church was stripped from her when she came out as a gay Christian three years ago. Since then, she's become an icon for queer Christians across the world, and just released her book, "Undivided: coming out, becoming whole, and living free from shame." In this interview, we cut up (per usual), and we also talk about the book, our journies, and also our hopes for the future. I know you're going to love this. You can connect with Vicky across social media @VickyBeeching, on her website VickyBeeching.com, and get her book wherever you get your books! ... Loved this show? Consider becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon. Go to Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia to learn more! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
56:10
June 13, 2018
#61: On White Cis Gay Dudes, w/ Garrett Schlichte
Like most of my fantastic online relationships, Garrett and I have never met IRL. It's the perfect millennial relationship. We see each other on the twitters, we write stuff, we both a queer and Christian, and we both can hold a conversation.  To give you some context, Garrett writes about culture and queerness across various platforms while working in DC in higher education. Today we cover our own awakenings to critical race analysis, privilege, Drag Race, Jesus, and more. You're gonna love this one.  ... You can connect with Garrett across social media @garrettschichte, and check out his writing at garrettschlichte.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
58:35
June 11, 2018
#60: What if the Whore of Babylon is Actually a Drag Queen? w/ Rachel Held Evans
If you don't know who Rachel Held Evans is, you probably are living under a rock (or perhaps you don't live in progressive Christian land). Today, we chat about living in TN, the Bible, her new book, and we have an incredible idea for the next Why Christian. Stay tuned. ... Connect with RHE across social at @RachelHeldEvans, and on her website, RachelHeldEvans.com. And be sure to pre-order her book, "Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, & Loving the Bible Again," hitting stores June 15. ... Loved the show? Comment, leave us a rating, and if you want to support making more content like this, check out Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:01:56
May 28, 2018
#59: Living in Liminal Spaces, w/ Angie Hong
Angie Hong is a worship artist, a writer, and woman called to lead in the church as an Asian American woman. She currently serves as the creative director for Chicago's Willow Creek campus and works in along the lines of race, gender, and reconciliation. In this conversation we talk about what it is like to be a woman called to ministry while being from a culture that centers male-lead narratives, and how the oppression of Asian folks and queer folks overlaps. ... Connect with Angie across social media @AngieKayHong, and on her website AngieKayHong.com. ... If you liked the show and want more stuff like it, become a supporter on Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:14
May 21, 2018
#58: Ex-Ex-Gay Pastor, w/ Hannah Parks
Start your journey towards better mental health and more happiness today. Sign Up for BetterHelp today: http://tryonlinetherapy.com/kevingarcia ... Hannah Parks was an ex-gay poster child among evangelical circles, traveling across the country and the world preaching a word that she eventually no longer ended up believing. On the brink of a book deal, a generous pastor gig, and a European speaking tour, Hannah walked away from it all in order to figure out why she did and to really figure out how to love the woman God created her to be. You're gonna love this conversation. ... Connect with Hannah Parks on her website, stateofsoul.org. ... Love the podcast? Leave a review in the iTunes store and become a sustaining partner thru Patreon! Learn more at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
54:17
May 14, 2018
#57: Austin Channing Brown is Still Here
Y'all wanna talk about going to CHURCH! Author and activist joins me on the podcast to talk about her upcoming book, "I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness," along with how justice intersects for queer folks, people of color, women, and all marginalized identities. We are basically just having a kiki, tbh. :) Enjoy! ... Connect with Austin on her website, www.AustinChanningBrown.com, across social media @AustinChanning And be sure to pre-order her new book here: https://www.amazon.com/Im-Still-Here-Dignity-Whiteness/dp/1524760854/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1525704709&sr=8-1&keywords=im+still+here+black+dignity Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:00:45
May 7, 2018
#56: Anime is SO Gay w/ Jonah Ven
Queer anime, toxic masculinity, femme dude realness today on the podcast! Jonah Venegas is a queer Asian Christian, poet, and blogger currently working on an M.A. to be a mental health therapist. He likes to talk and write about the intersections of faith, sexuality, mental health, how to change the world, and whatever anime might currently be occupying his headspace. He's also a fan of a good cup of green jasmine tea, androgynous outfits, and dry humor. Connect with Jonah at his website Jonah-Ven.com and across social media at @jonah_ven or @jonah.ven ... Love the podcast? Consider supporting the work through becoming a sustaining partner on Patreon! www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:14:01
May 2, 2018
#55: We're Embodied for A Reason, w/ Rev. Tuhina Verma Rasche
Rev. Tuhina Verma Rasche is incredible. Hands down one of the most fun and smart folks I've ever sat down with. She was raised in a Hindu household, is ordained in the ELCA, and pastors at an AME church. I mean, if that's not interesting to you, honey... check your pulse. Connect with Tuhina at www.TuhinaVRasche.com, and all over the internet at @tvRasche ... If you are looking for some help around mental health services, you should check out BetterHelp, an online therapy platform with affordable rates and easily accessible to anyone. Click this link to learn more: http://tryonlinetherapy.com/kevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:01
April 25, 2018
#54: Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives, w/Tina Alexis Allen
Tina Alexis Allen is an actor, playwright, screenwriter, writer, and so much more. She's written about growing up in a conservative Catholic home in her spellbinding new memoir, "Hiding Out: a memoir of Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives." In this conversation, we talk about the book, about growing up in conservative families, what spirituality looks like for us now, and what it is to process the loss of a parent. Connect with Tina across social media @TinaAlexisAllen and on her website www.TinaAlexisAllen.com And be sure to become a sustaining partner by supporting this podcast at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
48:20
April 16, 2018
#53-The One Where Jamie the Very Worst Missionary Cries
Jamie (The Very Worst Missionary) Wright was a normal evangelical soccer mom, then became a missionary, and immediately after showing up in Costa Rica, realized that the world of missions is, in her words, "a clusterfuck." In this interview, we talk about missions, why the SBC can't endorse her book, and in the end I made her cry. So! STICK AROUND FOR THAT! ... Connect with Jamie Wright on her blog, www.theVeryWorstMissionary.com, and across social media @JamietheVWM. And pick up her new book, "The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or whatever..." Available all over the place. ... Support this podcast by becoming a sustaining partner. Learn more at Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:01:27
April 9, 2018
#52: Alicia Johnston is a Bisexual Spy
Alicia Johnston was a Seventh Day Adventist pastor until she announced the world in a viral video that not only was she affirming of queer identities, but that she's bisexual. This forced her out of her career in her denomination, and she now seeks to help build bridges between LGBTQ folks and Christian community. On this podcast we talk about coming out, community, and the reality that coming out REALLY does make life better. ... Connect with Alicia Johnston across social media @AliciaAnneJ and on her website, www.AliciaJohnston.com ... Check out Auten Hartke's new book, "Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians." Available April 7 on Amazon and where ever else you get your books! ... Connect with me across social media @theKevinGarcia and at www.theKevinGarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:05:49
April 2, 2018
#51 - Maybe We're All Going to Hell, feat. Exvangelical's Blake Chastain
Blake Chastain is very serious about his faith. And that's why he's no longer an evangelical. In this conversation we'll talk about what led him away from the tradition of his youth, and what started as a podcast has turned into a growing online community of people trying to make sense of the subcluture that they survived. ... You can connect with blake across social media @brchastain, and with his podcast @ExvangelicalPod and at www.ExvangelicalPodcast.com ... Learn how you can support this show and content like it by becoming a sustaining partner at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:17
March 19, 2018
#50 - Accidental Activists, w/ Caitlin J. Stout
Coming out is hard. Coming out on a campus where you're one of the only visibly queer folks? That's a whole different beast. Caitlin J. Stout has fallen into the role of accidental activist at Spring Arbor University, creating space for LGBTQ students (both in and out of the closet), and working with administration to #CutTheClause and let queer students have a voice on campus. Get fired up with us. Share this. ... Connect with Caitlin across social media @CaitlinJStout and on her blog CaitlinJStout.com ... Learn how you can support this podcast by becoming a supporting partner at www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
52:03
March 12, 2018
#49 - I Believe the Children Are Our Future (& Other Things), feat. Anna Skates
Welcome to the Road Back to You... I mean A Tiny Revolution. Wherein, Anna Skates and I are talking all the things. From divorce to enneagram, to her work with a new spiritual community- Imaginarium, to passion for children, Anna Skates covers it all. You're gonna love this. ... Connect with Anna Skates on AnnaSkates.com and on social media @anna_skates. ... Learn more about how to support this podcast at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:01:01
March 5, 2018
#48 - Petty and/or Prophetic, feat. Alicia Crosby (Encore Episode)
INFO COMMENTS Spirituality, #conversation, #lgbtq, #petty What is the purpose of Church? What is a holy text? There are some incredible conversation points covered today when Kevin sits down with Alicia Crosby, co-founder of the Center for Inclusivity in Chicago. They talk about her story, how she started CFI, and their mutual passion for people finding good, spiritual community. ... You can follow Alicia Crosby on twitter @PromiseChaser And get connected with her work at the Center for Inclusivity at www.CenterforInclusivity.org ... Check out Sudio Headphones here: https://goo.gl/1pzcx3 Remember to use offer code REVOLUTION15 to get 15% off any purchase from Sudio...foreverrrr. :) ... Be sure to check all this stuff out on the blog and be sure to check Kevin's speaking dates and appearances at www.thekevingarcia.com/speaking Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
46:54
February 19, 2018
#47- Spirituality vs Religion w. Crystal Cheatham (encore episode)
Welcome to another week of #BlackHistoryMonth encore episodes! Crystal Cheatham is a writer, worshiper, and creator of the new and fantastic Our Bible App. With a story like many of our own, Crystal journeyed out of conservative Christianity and began exploring what faith looks like outside of the narrow worldview of her upbringing, and brought her into the clusterfuck that is second adolescence. Listen up. You're gonna love this. ... You can connect with Crystal on all the social media @CrystalCheatham, on her blog www.CrystalCheatham.com, and with her podcast, "Lord Have Mercy" on the Apple iTunes store. AND You can download the Our Bible App NOW App Store! GO DO IT! ... Become a sustaining partner and learn how to make more queer Christian content possible at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia And connect with me on all the social media @theKevinGarcia, and at www.theKevinGarcia.com. ... You can find Kaleidoscope across social media @kscopepod and at kscopepod.com AND You can find Rev. Sarah Heath's new podcast "Sonderlust" in the apple podcast app, and at www.SonderlustPodcast.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
50:21
February 12, 2018
#46 - Theology as Survival feat. Rev. Broderick Greer (Encore Episode)
Welcome to Black History Month! This month you'll be hearing encoore episode from some of my favorite black guests who have brought incredible stories with them. Hope you enjoy! ... Unapologetically black, queer, and an Episcopal priest. Kevin sits down this week with the Reverend Broderick Greer to talk about the intersections of all these multiple identities and what it is to have the Gospel of Jesus be something that actually resonates with your people and context. It's fire, y'all. You can find Broderick Greer on Twitter: @BroderickGreer, Facebook.com/theRevBroderickGreer, and on his website, BroderickGreer.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
37:00
February 5, 2018
#45 - What it's Like Being Gay at Liberty University w/ Nathanial Totten
Liberty University is arguably the most conservative evangelical schools in the United States. With Trump fanatic Jerry Fallwell, Jr. at the helm, Liberty has been a symbol of MAGA Christianity for the past few years and has been at the heart of some major controversies. Today, Nathanial Totten joins me to share his experiences on coming to grips with his sexuality while at Liberty, and his journey of deconstructing his faith in a place that doesn't affirm his identity. It's full of grace, compassion, and an interesting take from a very interesting human. ... Connect with Mr. Totten on his blog: https://nathanialtotten.com/ and across social media @NathanialTotten ... Connect with me at www.theKevinGarcia.com, on social media @theKevinGarcia and if this podcast was neat for you, consider supporting the work by becoming a supporter at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:00:54
January 29, 2018
#44 - Frat Boys Gone Mild
Fraternities generally have a not so great reputation in the public eye. Between hazing practices, horrible sexist and mysogynistic attitudes towards women, racist attitudes towards people of color... I mean it's all true. And like any group, there are always exceptions to the rule. Today, you're going to hear the stories of two gay brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon who learned the value of their humanity because of their fraternity experience and also found a path to spiritual health. ... Connect with me on all the social media and at theKevinGarica.com and learn how you can support the creation of this podcast through becoming a sustaining partner at theKevinGarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
58:47
January 15, 2018
#43 - Fuck the Patriarchy (feat. Rev. Neichelle R. Guidry)
Let's start off this New Years Revolution with a bang, shall we? Rev. Dr. Neichelle R. Guidry is our guest today, and she is covering everying from being a black woman with a prophetic voice in a world dominated by white male nonsense, to her practices of self-care, to how being her authentic self is a big middle finger to the patriarchy. She is feirce innovation and tender love and Jesus wrapped into one. You're gonna love her. ... Follow Neichelle across social media @neichelleg, on her website www.revneichelle.com and check out her amazing project, she preaches, at www.shepreaches.com ... Find out how you can support this podcast and make more content like it possible by becoming a sustaining partner. Get all the info at Patreon.com.thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
50:30
January 7, 2018
#42- All of the Things, feat. Michael Vazquez
Y'all, when two good friends sit down to talk about Jesus, the Church, discipleship, relationship, lust, sexual ethics... like there's so much. Today, Michael Vazquez and Kevin talk about pretty much freaking everything and it's a delightful smattering of queer Christian fun, questions, praise, reflection... just get into it. Connect with Michael Vasquez across all social media @MVsebastian, and support his work through www.Patreon.com/MVSebastian Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:05:15
December 17, 2017
#41- #ChurchToo
Trigger/Content Warning: This episode of A Tiny Revolution features topics relating to sexual assault, especially in religious contexts, and may not be suitable for all listeners, especially younger children. Listener discretion is advised. ... With all the stories of sexual assault coming to the light in Hollywood and in the political arena, it shouldn't be a shock to anyone that stories of sexual assault in the Church are becoming visible. Hannah Paasch and Emily Joy, being advocates themselves, started the #ChurchToo hashtag to give folks a chance to share their stories on a public platform to out assailants, to stand in solidarity with victims, and give others a #MeToo moment for folks in religious circles. It's been garnering national attention from major news outlets, including Teen Vogue, Bustle, and others. Today, Hannah and KG talk about the genesis of this project, what churches can do to better address this issue, care for victims, and what this may look like going forward. ... You can connect with Hannah on social media @HannahPaasch, and on her other instagram, @GarbageOprah ... Become a sustaining partner of this work! Learn more about the sweet perks at Patreon.com/TheKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:41
December 3, 2017
#40 The Christian Media Trained Answer, feat. Satchell Drakes
When internet friends become real friends, it gets too real. Today, Satchell Drakes, a content creator and host of Forbe's OVERWORLD podcast joins Kevin to talk about being queer, POC and Christian in a world dominated by cis, straight, white dudes: the world of video games. They also talk about faith (classic), Satch's story, and even gush over mutual friend, Matthew Vines. ... You can connect with Satchell Drakes on twitter @SatchellDrakes, insta @stachell.drakes , youtube.com/satchbagsgood and listen to him on Forbe's OVERWORLD podcast, available wherever you listen to your podcasts. ... Support this podcast by becoming a sustaining partner at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
57:12
November 27, 2017
#39 - Clarity is Reasonable
It's been the topic across multiple denominations and multiple Christian subculture circles: Church Clarity, an organization dedicated to asking churches across our country a very simple question- What is your policy? Today, one of the co-founders of Church Clarity, George Mekhail, joins us to talk about the project, the awesome stuff that has happened, the push back it's gotten, and where it's leading all of us. Kevin also shares how a lack of clarity ended up hurting him, his friends, and damaging the witness of his local congregation. ... Connect with George on twitter @GMekhail, and with Church Clarity at www.ChurchClarity.org, and @ChurchClarity across social media. ... If you think this podcast was dope, support the work through becoming a sustaining partner. Go to www.Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn how to make more content like this possible and about the perks that come with being a sustaining partner. Connect with the rest of the work Kevin makes at www.theKevinGarcia.com . Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:02:50
November 20, 2017
#38 - You're Gettin' All in My Kool-Aid...
Darren Calhoun and Kevin go all the way back to their journey of becoming affirming of themselves. Since they met at #TRPinATL almost two years ago, it's been a whirlwind of a journey in discovering who they are. In this conversation they talk about the need for Church Clarity, learning to love one's self, intersectional justice, the realities of dating when you don't know how to, sexual health, and more. ... You can connect with Darren on social media by following @HeyDarren and on his blog, www.DarrenCalhoun.com. Additionally, check out his amazing band, The Many, and the music they are creating at www.themanyarehere.com . ... If you think this work is important, consider supporting it through becoming a sustaining partner. Learn more about how to do that and the perks that come with it at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
50:24
November 13, 2017
#37 - On Reformation Bingo and Bisexuality
Emily Joy spoken word poet, yoga-teacher-in-training, and creative justice enthusiast. She and Kevin connected after her video, "Thank God I'm a Virgin" released over 2 years ago, right before her album, "All Prodigal Daughters and Sons" was released, and since then, the two have both come out, both dove headfirst into LGBTQ advocacy, and both changed in so many ways. In this conversation, they cover everything from bisexuality to Biblical inerrancy to Reformation Bingo. It's seriously, too funny and very timely. Hope you enjoy. ... Connect with Emily on social media everywhere @EmilyJoyPoetry and on her website, www.EmilyJoyPoetry.com ... Become a patron by Oct 31st at $7 or more per month and you'll be subscribed to the (re)Connect Daily Devotional series! Go to Patreon.com/TheKevinGarcia to learn more. ... Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:09:24
October 23, 2017
#36 - Religion vs Spirituality
Crystal Cheatham is a writer, worshiper, and creator of the new and fantastic Our Bible App. With a story like many of our own, Crystal journeyed out of conservative Christianity and began exploring what faith looks like outside of the narrow worldview of her upbringing, and brought her into the clusterfuck that is second adolescence. Listen up. You're gonna love this. ... You can connect with Crystal on all the social media @CrystalCheatham, on her blog www.CrystalCheatham.com, and with her podcast, "Lord Have Mercy" on the Apple iTunes store. AND You can download the Our Bible App this Wednesday, Oct 11, from the App Store! GO DO IT! ... Become a sustaining partner and learn how to make more queer Christian content possible at www.Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia And connect with me on all the social media @theKevinGarcia, and at www.theKevinGarcia.com. ... You can find Rev. Sarah Heath's new podcast "Sonderlust" in the apple podcast app, and at www.SonderlustPodcast.com. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
49:32
October 9, 2017
#35: What I've Learned from Being Out for Two Years
The thing most people are surprised to learn about me is that I've been out for only two years... and it's been the most fulfilling, most interesting, most heartbreakingly beautiful years of my life. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
34:45
September 11, 2017
#34 - Joyful Resistance with Rev. Jes Kast
What happens when to enneagram 8's with strong 7 wings get together? They giggle and laugh and talk justice with a joyful edge. Rev. Jes Kast joins the podcast today with a conversation where she shares part of her story, and how she uses joy as a conduit for resistance. ... You can connect with Rev. Jes Kast @JesKastNYC on instagram, and twitter and FB @JesKast, as well as on her website www.RevJesKast.com ... Learn how you can support this work at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
45:07
August 30, 2017
You Shouldn't Be Shocked by Charlottesville
Let's talk about the display of white terrorism that happened at UVA this past weekend. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
20:38
August 14, 2017
#33 - Petty and/or Prophetic, w/Alicia Crosby
What is the purpose of Church? What is a holy text? There are some incredible conversation points covered today when Kevin sits down with Alicia Crosby, co-founder of the Center for Inclusivity in Chicago. They talk about her story, how she started CFI, and their mutual passion for people finding good, spiritual community. ... You can follow Alicia Crosby on twitter @PromiseChaser And get connected with her work at the Center for Inclusivity at www.CenterforInclusivity.org ... Check out Sudio Headphones here: https://goo.gl/1pzcx3 Remember to use offer code REVOLUTION15 to get 15% off any purchase from Sudio...foreverrrr. :) ... Be sure to check all this stuff out on the blog and be sure to check Kevin's speaking dates and appearances at www.thekevingarcia.com/speaking Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
47:18
July 31, 2017
#32 - Life, Death, Music & Love, with Bobby Jo Valentine
Bobby Jo Valentine was born into Baptist surroundings, was nearly a missionary, nearly married the wrong person, lost his faith, found his faith, and has come out on the other end with a guitar in his hand and a smile on his face. Now a full-time musician and mystic himself, Bobby Jo joins Kevin for a delightful conversation. They trade stories about the mission field, about expansive faith, and how we're still trying to figure all this shit out. ... You can connect with Bobby Jo Valentine at www.BobbyJoValentine.com www.Facebook.com/BobbyJoV and on twitter @BobbyJoValentin. And be sure to check out his new album, "Fox Eyes. Whale Heart." Available on iTunes and from his website. ... Connect with me over at www.theKevinGarcia.com and on all the social medias @theKevinGarcia. Please rate this podcast in iTunes AND Please consider supporting the production of this podcast thru Patreon: www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
49:45
July 19, 2017
#31: Activist Theology with Dr. Robyn
Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza is a queer, non-binary trans, mixed race latinx public theologian and activist working to make the ethics and theologies of our justice movements accessible to the everyday person in the streets. With multiple intersecting identities, Dr. Robyn is exploring in tangible ways what it means to be a person of faith, committed to radical difference and bridging the gaps in otherwise estranged communities. This conversation is one for the books folks so hang out to ya hat! ... Connect with Dr. Robyn on all the social medias @iRobyn, on their blog http://www.irobyn.com and with their Kickstarter for activist theology here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1857622159/making-activist-theology (They are just over $1500 away from their goal, so let's be the people of God and work to make this happen!) ... Connect with me on all the social media @theKevinGarcia on the blog www.thekevingarcia.com and learn how you can suppor this work at www.patreon.com/thekevingarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
40:50
June 27, 2017
Episode 30 :That's Not On Brand
Growing up as a queer person of color, RV Mendoza knew how to play the game and played it better than anyone else. In his 20's, he began exploring what it would be like to live as openly queer Christian, and that revelation set him free to finally become the artist and person he always dreamt he could be. You're going to love this candid and hilarious conversation. ... Follow RV Mendoza on FB, Twitter, and Insta @RVxMendoza. On Snapchat at rvmendoza And check out his blog at the intersection of money and mindfullness at www.financialownership.com ... Learn more about Activist Theology here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1857622159/making-activist-theology ... Get your Pride shirts here at www.thekevingarcia.com/merch and check out the new youtube channel at www.youtube.com/helloimkevn Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
53:25
June 19, 2017
Episode 29: Sin and Setting Shit on Fire w/ Austen Hartke
So it’s the 21st century, we’re all progressive and there is one thing that we all have trouble talking about: sin. Sure, it might be easier to talk about corporate and cultural sins like racism, but what about for the individual? And how do we talk about it as queer people? Today, Austen Hartke, creator of the YouTube series “Transgender and Christian” joins me to discuss just that. We also talk about doubt, faith, and setting shit on fire. … Connect with Austen Hartke on all the social media @AustenLionheart, and connect with all his work through www.AustenHartke.com … Get your Queerly Beloved PRIDE Shirts at www.theKevinGarcia.com/merch … Tickets for the Wild Goose Festival can be found at www.WildGooseFestival.org and remember to use offer code BEMYGUEST at check out to get 25% off. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:01
June 5, 2017
Something New!
No, not a new episode, BUT! It is a fun announcement. ... YouTube.com/HelloImKevn Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
01:33
May 31, 2017
Episode 28: Know Thy Selfie
In an age where we are so connected via social media and online community, why is it that we feel quite alone at times? Why is it that we know more about celebrities and internet personalities than we do about our neighbors? Let's talk about it. In this episode, we're covering parasocial relationships, Beyoncé, tribalism, online community vs proximal community, sacramental friendship and so much more! .... Connect with Kevin at www.theKevinGarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
38:41
May 23, 2017
Episode 27: A Better Church for Everyone
Dr. Ken Fong served at his church for nearly four decades, and in that time, walked his church from being simply a place that was loving, but not affirming, to a family that fully inclusive and embraced LGBTQ+ identities. In this podcast, Kevin and Dr. Fong cover that, plus feelings about evangelicalism in light of a Trump administration, our reptile brains, and his podcast, Asian America. ... You can connect with Dr. Ken Fong on Twitter @KenUyedaFong, and you can check out his podcast at AsianAmericaPodcast.com. ... Be sure to connect with Kevin on all the social media and on his blog, theKevinGarcia.com. ... Music for this podcast included: "Disco Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100602 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ "I Need to Start Writing Things Down" by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/darkglow/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
44:49
May 9, 2017
Episode 26 - I'm Not Interested in Being Right
Having conversations with people who are different than you can be difficult. In fact, it can be downright heartbreaking and spiritually draining, especially when it comes to talking with your communities about matters LGBTQ inclusion, racial justice, immigration reform, etc. In this episode, we'll be talking about how to have conversations with people who are different you, how to effectively navigate those conversations, and move people towards a more gracious position. ... Thank you so much to all my Patreon supporters who help make this work possible. If you believe that creating safer spaces for LGBTQ people is important, that representation matters, or that having content specifically created for marginalized identity is crucial, become a Patron today. You can learn all about that at Patreon.com/thekevingarcia. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
41:51
May 1, 2017
Episode 25 - Rev. Emmy Kegler is Trying to Convert Me
AND WE'RE BACK! This week, Rev. Emmy Kegler shares her story towards becoming a Lutheran pastor and subtly tries to convert Kevin to the mainline. It's honestly such a fun conversation, and there's some beautiful moments where we talk about communion and the power of religious community. Enjoy! _______ You can connect with Rev. Emmy Kegler on twitter @EmmyKegler and with her writing at QueerGrace.com. _______ The music for today's show was by My Terrible Friend, of their self titled EP. The song is called "When I Decide." Check out that project along with all of Nataly Dawn's work online at https://www.youtube.com/user/natalydawn Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
48:00
April 17, 2017
Episode 24: The Spiritual Metaphysics of Art and Rest, with SueAnn Shiah
For artists and creators, making art and creating is not always the easiest thing. Whether it's doubt, the size and scope of a project, or just the creative process being difficult, creativity sometimes kicks our asses to the curb. Today, SueAnne Shiah, a multidisciplinary artists and theologian of color living in Nashville, TN, shares about the process of creating her feature length documentary about a Taiwanese pilgrimage, "Huandao," and about the spiritual metaphysics of Sabbath and rest. It's a very very thick conversation, and I know you're going to love it. ... You can connect with SueAnn through social media @SueAnnShiah, and make sure to join us for a live tweet session of her documentary's online debut on March 31. You can get all that info at HuandaoFilm.com . ... Music credits for this podcast include: "Won't Let Go" by HIER LVLS. You can follow HIER LVLS on Instagram, @HierLvls, and check his work out on Spotify and iTunes. Triangle by Audionautix. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ "I Am a Man Who Will Fight for Your Honor" by Chris Zabriskie. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/honor/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
57:17
March 20, 2017
Episode 22: First Kisses and The Christian Closet, feat. Candice Czubernat
First kisses can be magical! But so many of us are taught that we cannot trust our experience, our feelings, or our bodies. Today, Candice Czubernat, a gay Christian therapist, shares her story of how she met her wife, about learning to trust herself, and how painful experiences can be beautifully redeemed. ... You can connect with Candice on Twitter, @theChristianCL, on Facebook.com/theChristianCloset, and find out more about her services and therapy practice at TheChristianCloset.com. ... Music for today's podcast was "Only God Knows" by Thomas Branch, featuring Tiffany Ivey, and produced by Jonathan Gilpatrick, aka HIER LVLS. You can Find Thomas Branch on iTunes, Spotify, and connect with Jon thru social media @jonathangilpatrick. ... Learn how you can support this podcast at Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
45:38
February 20, 2017
Episode 21: Muslim. American. Self-Care.
It’s only been 7 days since the tyrant took office, and it’s already been hella stressful on all of us, but even more so for Muslims in our country. Today, Iman Nadeem, a student, musician, and activist living Nashville, joins us for a conversation about what it’s been like to be a Muslim woman in light of the election, the executive orders, and the media circus that is the new presidency. You can connect with Iman Nadeem on Instagram and Twitter @ImanNadeemMusic. … Become a Patron at $1 or more a month thru PATREON before February 1 and get $10 off your #BadTheologyKills shirt! What could be better than that! go to Patreon.com/thekevingarcia to learn more. … Music for today’s podcast was “The Spirt vs. The Kick-Drum” by Derek Webb from the album, “Stockholm Syndrome.” Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
31:24
January 30, 2017
Episode 20: Blue Babies Pink, feat. Brett Trapp
Blue Babies Pink is a 44-part Southern coming out story, written by Brett Trapp, a former citizen of the corporate world turned writer, speaker, and social entrepreneur. This episode, Kevin and Brett drink whiskey while talking about the project, the ups and downs of it, what coming out in the south is like, the unique story that we are all telling, and what’s next in the life of this every interesting human. This is a fun one, y’all. You’re gonna love this story. ... You can connect with Brett on Instagram and Twitter @BrettTrapp, and you can read his entire story over on BlueBabiesPink.com. And if you don’t want to read, BBP will be released very soon in an audio version on the BBP Podcast! Check that out wherever you listen to your podcasts. Brett Trapp will be on his Bookless Tour Jan 22-Feb 1 and you can find out all the details, cities and dates at BlueBabiesPink.com/booklesstour. ... To learn more about how you can become a partner and supporter of A Tiny Revolution and the stories we are telling here, go to Patreon.com/theKevinGarcia … The song you heard after the interview was “If a Song Could be President” by Over The Rhine, off their album, “The Trumpet Child.” Check them out at www.overtherhine.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:02:21
January 23, 2017
Episode 19: Enough
There is a practice that many people keep of praying for a singular word for the year. A focus word, a vision word, a theme for the season, whatever you call it. Anyways, in this episode, Kevin talks about his word for 2017, "Enough." And also gives a little story time from GCN... Gah. SO GOOD! You're enough, boo. You got this. ... Be sure to connect with Kevin over on the blog: thekevingarcia.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
35:16
January 16, 2017
Episode 18: Learning to Live Your Best Life with Jenilee Dowling
New years mean new beginning, and for some that means getting a little help from some people who have been around the block. Today, Jenilee Dowling, a therapist and spiritual energy healer, talks about her experience with how she learned to connect with God through a totally different path than traditional Christianity, and her aspirations to help other people step into the fullness of the lives they truly aspire toward. An awesome conversation about the nature of our innate divinity and union with the Universe. You're gonna love it. ... You can connect with Jenilee Dowling's work on her website: ReadingsByJeniLee.com, and follow her for inspiration and encouragement on social media @ReadingsByJenilee. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
42:42
January 9, 2017
Episode 17: We Don't Know What We're Doing
Happy New Year, everyone! (BTW- Kevin sounds horrible on this track because after a night of well mannered frivolity, his voice was a mess. SO! just listen closely.) For many of us Queer Christian folk, we are heading into the new year and headed to the Gay Christian Network Conference in Pittsburgh! On today's podcast, we've got two conversations: one with Matthias Roberts and Kevin Garcia, who are talking about their joint workshop. And then on the second part of the podcast, Kevin interviews author and speaker, Amber Cantorna about her story, her book, and their shared hopes for the future. ... You can connect with Matthias Roberts on all the social medias @MatthiasRoberts and on his blog, Matthiasroberts.com. And you can connect with Amber on twitter @AmberCantorna, on Facebook.com/beyond.AmberCantorna, and on her blog AmberCantorna.com. ... See you at GCN this weekend! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
59:22
January 3, 2017
Episode 16: A Light Within
Angels always get the best lines. "Fear not" must've worked back in biblical times. In today's episode, we'll explore the story of Mary, mother of Jesus, the birth of Christ, and what it is to say "yes" to God's calling on our lives even when we do not understand what it all entails. Also this episode has ZERO production on it, because who wants all that noise on Christmas? NO ONE. I hope you enjoy this. Merry Christmas. I love you. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
28:41
December 25, 2016
Episode 15: Sex, Second Adolescence, and So Much More
Just a quick trigger / adult content warning: In this episode, we talk about sex and shame, not in graphic terms, but we know for some it can be a bit much. So please listen at your own descretion. ... Because who doesn't love talking about sex and the weird stuff that surrounds that. In this episode, Kevin and his friend Daniel sit down to talk about the oddity of coming out later in life, awkward sex, about lust and love, about second adolescence, Jesus, and so much more. We're also crushing some Christmasy beers during this conversation so you know it's the realest. Enjoy. ... You can connect with Daniel Bass on Instagram at @DanielCliett. And eventually is blog will be up. ... Today's horrible Christmas tunage was Barbara Streisand's "It Must've Been the Mistletoe (Our First Christmas)" from the album "Christmas Memories." You're welcome. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:02:35
December 5, 2016
Episode 14: When God Told James to Be Homeless
James Barnett was easily and quickly climbing the American capitalist corporate ladder, living quite a comfortable life, when he finally caught a vision of what Jesus was doing in the world. Shortly after that, he felt God ask him to do something truly radical: become intentionally homeless. And what’s even more insane than that request? He actually did it. You’re gonna love this story, trust me. … You can connect with James Barnett on his website, JamesBarnettOfficial.com, on Twitter and Instagram @JamesTheVerb, and you can check out his non-profit clothing line, Clothe Your Neighbor As Yourself at CYNY.org. … Music today’s podcast was “O Tannenbaum” by the Vince Lombardi Trio, from the Charlie Brown Christmas Album. and Pick Up a Convict on Alcatraz by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/stuntisland/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:02:47
December 1, 2016
Episode 13: Take Me to Church, feat. Jordan Bach
So the election happened... now what? Kevin brings us a mini sermon on sitting with our own feelings and talks about ways to use your anger to move you into action, the importance of finding peace, and letting love be the force to guide you forward. After that, Kevin shares his conversation with spiritual coach and ordinary human, Jordan Bach, wherein they talk about pretty much everything. It's gonna take y'all to CHURCH. Connect Jordan Bach over on this website, theBachBook.com, and on twitter @JordanBach. ... Special thanks to RV Mendoza for the use of his new track, "You Blew It," which is available on Spotify, and the music video is live on YouTube. You can find RV on Insta and Twitter @RVxMendoza Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:09:19
November 21, 2016
Episode 12: A Beautiful Burden, feat. Deborah Jian Lee
Author Deborah Jian Lee sit down to discuss her book, "Rescuing Jesus: How Women, People of Color, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism" and gives a kick ass history lesson on the history of racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination that gave birth to the religious right in America. That, along with self-care and the fact that, despite all the crap we go thru, we still have hope that things can get better. --- You can connect with Debbie on twitter @DeborahJianLee, on her webiste DeborahJianLee.com, and grab her book on Amazon or wherever nice books are sold. --- Be sure to comment, like, share, and subscribe at theKevinGarcia.com and get your #BadTheologyKills shirts at thekevingarcia.com/MERCH --- Music at the beginning of the podcast was "Tik Tok (Babebot Mashup)", mixed by Objectiv One from "Neon Trash." Check it out here: https://objektivone.bandcamp.com/track/tik-tok-babebot-mash-up-ke-ha-vs-breakbot Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
46:09
November 7, 2016
Episode 11: You Can't Opt Out of Politics
It's Halloween! And what's scarier than this freaking election? Answer: not much. Today, we're diving into why people might be voting for Trump, the danger of voting third-party in this election, and why Kevin Garcia is with her. So if you've been needing a way to talk to your friends about this election, this is a podcast for you. ... Deborah Jian Lee's book, "Rescuing Jesus: How Women, People of Color, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism" is available wherever good books are sold. You can also snag it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Rescuing-Jesus-Christians-Reclaiming-Evangelicalism/ ... Connect with Kevin Garcia over on the all social media, theKevinGarcia.com And be sure to grab your #BadTheologyKills shirt this month, with 20% going towards The Reformation Project ... Opening music was from a band called Anchor&Braille. The songs "Watch You Burn" and "Detroit Stab" are available from their first album, "Songs for the Late Night Drive Home. Follow them on twitter @AnchorBraille, and get their music on iTunes. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
47:33
October 31, 2016
Episode 10: Theology as Survival with Rev. Broderick Greer
Unapologetically black, queer, and an Episcopal priest. Kevin sits down this week with the Reverend Broderick Greer to talk about the intersections of all these multiple identities and what it is to have the Gospel of Jesus be something that actually resonates with your people and context. It's fire, y'all. You can find Broderick Greer on Twitter: @BroderickGreer, Facebook.com/theRevBroderickGreer, and on his website, BroderickGreer.com. And be sure to check out Theology Live, his podcast on art, faith, and life wherever you get your podcasts and on 901theology.com. It's seriously fantastic. ... Be sure to leave ATR a rating in the iTunes store so we can start really reaching the audiences we want. And connect with Kevin on all the social media at theKevinGarcia.com ... Some music in this podcast was used with permission: Retro Dreamscape by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/283/retro-dreamscape Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
35:28
October 18, 2016
Episode 9: Queer Asians & Straight Boys with Queer Haircuts, feat. Niki Ang and Kenji Kuramitsu
Coming Out Day is October 11th, and though these are stories of joy and self-acceptance, coming out in a Christian context is sometimes a lot more painful and complicated. And it gets even more complicated for women and people of color. This week, Kevin sits down with Kenji Kuramitsu to talk about being of mixed race and from an LGBT family construct, and coming to terms with one's own racial identity. And later in the podcast, Buzzfeed producer Niki Ang joins us to share her story of coming out in a white megachurch, and what it's like being a queer woman of color working in mostly white contexts. As per usual, connect with Kevin Garcia on the blog theKevinGarcia.com, and leave us a rating in the iTunes store so that more people can get connected with the cool content we're creating with the Bedlam Podcast Network. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:08:42
October 11, 2016
Episode 8: Surrender and Soil
And now for something different! This week, Kevin gives a teaching called "Surrender and Soil" where he talks about entering into the flow of our greater life through surrendering our small existence. He also talks about when shit hits the fan and what to do when we face hardship. It's a brilliantly fun time, so strap in and let's go! Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
48:47
September 26, 2016
Episode 7: Coming Out, V-Necks, and Being a Lady of the Cloth with Rev. Sarah Heath
Coming out can be a difficult process and it is unique to every individual. Kevin shares some of his experience with his coming out process while giving some universal tips and concepts that everyone--even straight allies--can use in their own lives. After that, Kevin and his WCW, Rev. Sarah Heath, talk about how the Kingdom of God looks like a hot mess, v-necks, some of her projects, and what it's like being a Lady of the Cloth. You can follow Sarah on all her social medias, @RevSarahHeath, and on her blog, RevSarahHeath.com. _____ To get your own #BadTheologyKills shirt, go to theKevinGarcia.com/merch To subscribe to the blog, check out theKevinGarcia.com/subscribe _____ Be sure to leave ATR a rating in the iTunes store so that we can connect more humans to this podcast. _____ Music was sourced from YouTube. "Heliograph" by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/divider/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:08:27
September 21, 2016
Episode 6: If You Can't Be Yourself, Be Rachel Held Evans, feat. Sarah Bessey
We're back and Kevin is sitting down with author, pastor, and recovering know-it-all, Sarah Bessey. In addition to touching on her books "Out of Sorts" and "Jesus Feminist," there is a lot of laughs, a bit of sarcasm, and a brilliant conversation about how being out of control is where the most growth happens. If you want to support the work of this podcast, you can learn more at thekevingarcia.com/support . Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
45:47
September 12, 2016
Episode 5: Orca Whales are More Emotionally Intelligent than Us, feat. Isaac Archuleta
"Decent Advice" is back for one more week with Kevin answering a question on self-confidence that turns out to be one part meditation practice, one part storytelling, and two parts sermon on your worth as a child of God. After that, Kevin talks with Isaac Archuleta on something somewhat similar: orca whales. ... Got a question for the show? Go to thekevingarcia.com/mailbag to drop a line. ... Enjoy, and be sure to comment, subscribe, and leave us a great review in the iTunes store. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:09:24
August 29, 2016
Episode 4: Permission Slips and Processes, feat. Aydian Dowling
Once again, Kevin and Amelia tackle your questions surround love and romance with little to no real world experience in the matters of love or romance. LOLZ, am I right? And then transgender fitness model and social entrepreneur, Aydian Dowling, joins Kevin for a SUPER interesting and SUPER long conversation about life, body positivity, identity, doing what you’re created to do, marriage, and more. Check out Aydian Dowling on his YouTube channel, youtube.com/alionsfear, and be sure to buy something neat from his clothing line, point5cc.com. … Be sure to follow Kevin on all the social medias, which you can connect to at theKevinGarcia.com, and be sure to rate this podcast in the iTunes store! ... Interview Background music provided by: Chris Zabriskie. Track "Out of the Skies, Under the Earth” by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/reappear/ Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
1:15:13
August 22, 2016
Episode 3: Garrard Conley is Still Gay
Armed with with learning how to do everything wrong, Kevin and Amelia tackle your relationship and dating questions in a new segment called, "Decent Advice." And then later, Kevin talks to author Garrard Conley about his book, "Boy Erased," his memoir about surviving ex-gay therapy, and the mindsets that contribute to this still pervasive and dangerous practices. Spoiler alert: Garrard is still gay. TRIGGER WARNING: Garrard and Kevin will be discussing traumatic material, including sexual assault, ex-gay therapy, and spiritual violence. And per usual, adult language is present. You can find Garrard at GarrardConley.com, on Twitter and Instagram @Gayrodcon, and you can pick up a copy of "Boy Erased" wherever books are sold. Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
47:55
August 15, 2016
Episode 2: Lead with Love, feat. Colby Martin
This week, Kevin shares some thoughts on leading with love and not your theology, and then later Colby Martin talks about his up coming book "Unclobber," what it was like to lose his ministry after becoming an LGBT ally, and how it all lead to a better life. Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
43:25
August 8, 2016
Episode 1: Crushing Beers with Science Mike
In this first episode, Kevin and friends discuss the RNC, Michele Obama, and the zombie apocalypse. Then, Kevin has a conversation with Science Mike about his new book, "Finding God in The Waves," as well as Taylor vs Kim, prayer, and Pokemon Go! Listen and share with your friends! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/a-tiny-revolution/donations
47:02
July 30, 2016