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85. The Skeptic & The Saint / Part 2: We’re Here F*ckers

85. The Skeptic & The Saint / Part 2: We’re Here F*ckers

November 21, 2022

After getting kicked out of their church community and spending a decade outside, these crazy kids decide to go back. But this time they have their own mission. 

Songs by Kim Taylor:

The Abyss

Cover Me

Build You Up

Raise Me From The Dead

Make Me a Channel of Your Peace

 

84. The Skeptic & The Saint / Part 1: Not the Place for You

84. The Skeptic & The Saint / Part 1: Not the Place for You

November 21, 2022

Raised in Evangelical fundamentalism, these young marrieds thought they were pursuing a path of righteousness- living life outside the box, serving in a neglected community, studying holy scripture. So when they questioned the church's teachings and were told "this is not the place for you", it sent them into a tailspin. How could they live outside the only religious framework they knew? Would their marriage survive out in the spiritual wilderness? 

Songs By Kim Taylor:

Pearly Gates

The Rage

Let Me Down

All My Happiness

83. The Big Red ”A”

83. The Big Red ”A”

October 24, 2022

What is it like for men, or boys, to participate in an abortion decision? Aaron shares his experience handling an unintended pregnancy while in high school. And reflects upon the messages received in church, how his theology of "life" has evolved, and what the Christian church should be doing now.

82.  The Secret

82. The Secret

September 26, 2022

Erin found herself in an unexpected, untenable situation. She managed it. In the years after, she matured, and the situation resolved in her mind and heart. So, there was really no reason to share this secret - until now.

Now, she knows how much is on the line.

Song: Like a Woman Can by Kim Taylor

81. Lord Lyft Us Up Where We Belong (Rerelease!)

81. Lord Lyft Us Up Where We Belong (Rerelease!)

September 5, 2022

OG driver, Stephanie, shares her experience Lyfting in the very beginning of rideshare. During the days of the pink mustache, when everyone asked "WHAT do you do??".

She loved the serendipity of her driving days, a little bit of magic and a lot of bartender-style therapy. She shares her best rides, i.e. the ones that led to dates, and advice for how to not be a terrible passenger. 

 

Original air date: April 6, 2020

80. End of the Rope (Rerelease!)

80. End of the Rope (Rerelease!)

August 22, 2022

These young love break up stories are both heart-crushing and humorous. They span trivial, yet intense, middle school breakups, to that first love you were trying to "fix". Plus, we go back to Abbey's Notes to determine if any of the relationship advice offered by 12 year-olds holds up in real #adult life.

 

Original air date: November 23, 2020

79. Growin’ On The Road (Rerelease!)

79. Growin’ On The Road (Rerelease!)

August 15, 2022

Families choose to give up stable shelter and take their home on the road. Some for adventure and an unschooled experience. Others to find work, with quality family time on the way. They make memories, mistakes, and reinvent themselves as they go.

Originally aired May 2, 2020

78. Rebel Genes (Rerelease!)

78. Rebel Genes (Rerelease!)

August 1, 2022

Do you have a juicy story that's been whispered about during family gatherings? One of Abbey's family legends is the story of a boy embarking upon a cross-country journey to meet a girl, despite his parents wishes. Today we bring the legend into the light- hearing what happened from the perspective of all involved. And reflecting on what the legend says about the family- that rebellion is in the genes.

Original air date March 16, 2020.

77. WEN It’s Worth It (Rerelease!)

77. WEN It’s Worth It (Rerelease!)

July 25, 2022

Inclusion and diversity strategist Amber Cabral, shares candid advice on how to be an ally, build inclusion, and maybe even fix a bro-culture. Offered as an expert perspective on the WEN series, we explore corporate “mistakes”, how to apologize well, and how to speak up for what’s best. She claims that the efforts of change-making are worth it but get ready to be uncomfortable.

Pick up her book, Allies and Advocates: Creating an Inclusive and Equitable Culture and her brand-new book Say More About That.

Original episode release date February 22, 20021.

76. Anniversary Party

76. Anniversary Party

July 25, 2022

Check in from Abbey on the THREE YEAR Anniversary of this show! From one human to another- thank you for listening. 

This month we're rereleasing five past episodes. If you missed 'em over the years, now's the time to tune in and enjoy. 

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