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  1. Anji Barker has 30 years experience in neighbourhood based community work in poor urban communities in Australia, Thailand and the UK. In this episode, she shares her own story of leaving fundamentalism and why she's happy to still call herself a 'follower of Jesus'. You can connect with Anj at https://newbigintrust.uk/ and find her book, Missionary Not Just A Position on Amazon.com. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  2. Heaven was the ultimate reward that B&T looked forward to as teenage fundamentalists. In this episode, they look back and remember what they believed about this final destination. And just like Heaven, you won't want to miss this episode. The two books recommended in this episode are: Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife : Ehrman, Bart D. Beyond: How Humankind Thinks About Heaven eBook : Wolff, Catherine If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  3. B&T remember all the hours they gave to the church as volunteers and how some in the Church didn't always handle donations of time and money in the most ethical manner. Warning: This episode briefly touches on rape and sexual abuse. If you are in Australia and require support, please reach out to 1800RESPECT by phone or online at www.1800respect.org.au/ or Lifeline on 13 11 14. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  4. Fiona Newton, former Teenage Fundamentalist and co-author of the petition to stop Hillsong evangelising in public schools, joins B&T to tell about her own fundy past and why she thinks that Hillsong deserves no place in the public education system. You can sign Fiona's Change.org petition here: https://www.change.org/p/federal-minister-for-education-hillsong-church-is-trying-to-proselytise-their-religion-in-australian-schools-we-say-no and connect to her Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/keephillsongoutofourschools/ If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  5. As Pentecostals, both B&T crossed paths with those you might label as sexual predators. This episode recalls those meetings and also some of the scandals that have plagued Pentecostalism in recent years. The articles mentioned in this episode are: Findings released into Australian Christian Churches and affiliated Pentecostal churches Royal Commission sex abuse inquiry censures Hillsong head Brian Houston Assemblies of God leaders alleged to have abused children Hillsong leader Brian Houston was charged over the concealment of alleged child sex offences Warning: This episode touches on issues concerning rape, sexual abuse and the sexual abuse of minors. If you are in Australia and require support, please reach out to 1800RESPECT by phone or online at www.1800respect.org.au/ or Lifeline on 13 11 14. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  6. As you might have guessed, dating and marriage within Fundamentalism wasn't often egalitarian and was usually controlled by the pastors and leaders. Warning: This episode touches on issues concerning rape and domestic violence. If you are in Australia and require support, please reach out to Rape and Domestic Violence Services via: https://www.rape-dvservices.org.au/ or Lifeline on 13 11 14. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  7. Dr Josie McSkimming, author of Leaving Christian Fundamentalism and the Reconstruction of Identity, shares her own story as a teenage fundamentalist within Sydney Anglicanism and her ongoing clinical work with those leaving Fundamentalist Christianity. To contact Josie, please visit her website: https://mcskimming.com.au/ If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  8. Did B&T ever see a real and verifiable miracle while in the Pentecostal scene? Listen in to find out. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  9. B&T discuss the prevalence of narcissists and psychopaths in Pentecostalism and their experiences with these kinds of people. They also ask why the church attracts these people and if Pentecostalism helps to create them. Warning: this episode touches on issues concerning psychological abuse. If you are in Australia and require support, please reach out to Lifeline on 13 11 14. The articles mentioned in todays episodes: Narcissistic Personality Disorder 7 Characteristics of the Modern Psychopath If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch here: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  10. Tara Jean Stevens, the host of the amazing Heaven Bent podcast shares her own history as a teenage fundamentalist and some of the backstories behind her two podcast seasons on the Toronto Blessing and Bethel Church. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch at: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  11. We kick-off Season 2 by by remembering our favourite CCM artists and a few songs. We invite you to clap along at home. The links to the songs mentioned in this episode are: Living in Laodicea - https://youtu.be/g_8Pas8qoWc Asleep in the Light - https://youtu.be/7XeEL0mRBHo Creed - https://youtu.be/jy4JA5uStB0 Maranooka - https://youtu.be/7f-JdFPazMo If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/IWATF Grab our merch here: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  12. In this extended episode, B&T take questions from podcast listeners and reflect on Season 1. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast and check out our merch here: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  13. B&T talk about how Pentecostals saw the second, and perhaps most important member of the Holy Trinity. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast and check out our merch here: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  14. Ultimately, fundamentalist Christianity really centres around God. In this episode, B&T look back on how they saw God as good Pentecostals. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast and check out our merch here: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  15. B&T have ‘a word’ for you as they share their stories around the use of prophecy in their time as Pentecostals. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 You can support the podcast and check out our merch here: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/79379858 View the full article
  16. "Take your partner by the hand, speak in tongues and understand." - Debbie Harry If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  17. If you are new to this podcast, then we'd love to let you know a few things upfront. Please listen to this brief intro before diving into the full episodes. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  18. It isn't enough to be a Teenage Fundamentalist yourself, Pentecostals are expected to bring others into the fold. In this episode, B&T remember their times as evangelists and short-term missionaries. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  19. B&T remember their time believing the unique claims of the Faith Movement/ prosperity gospel (Spoiler Alert: it didn’t deliver and it messed them up a bit). If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  20. In this special three-part episode, we interview former AOG evangelist/pastor and now #GayAmbassador, Anthony Venn-Brown. TRIGGER WARNING: If you find that some of the material in this episode disturbing, we encourage you to talk with a close friend who will understand or contact your local help/crisis/support telephone line. Lifeline Australia https://www.lifeline.org.au/ Beyond Blue https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ LGBT https://qlife.org.au/ “A Life of Unlearning – a preacher’s struggle with his homosexuality” is available at all online booksellers. Reviews, endorsements, readers’ comments here: www.ALifeOfUnlearning.com Resources and further information about Anthony and his organisation Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International are here: www.abbi.org.au https://www.facebook.com/abbi.org.au, https://www.facebook.com/anthonyvennbrown Twitter: @gayambassador Instagram: @gayambassador If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  21. In this special three-part episode, we interview former AOG evangelist/pastor and now #GayAmbassador, Anthony Venn-Brown. TRIGGER WARNING: If you find that some of the material in this episode disturbing, we encourage you to talk with a close friend who will understand or contact your local help/crisis/support telephone line. Lifeline Australia https://www.lifeline.org.au/ Beyond Blue https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ LGBT https://qlife.org.au/ “A Life of Unlearning – a preacher’s struggle with his homosexuality” is available at all online booksellers. Reviews, endorsements, readers’ comments here: www.ALifeOfUnlearning.com Resources and further information about Anthony and his organisation Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International are here: www.abbi.org.au https://www.facebook.com/abbi.org.au, https://www.facebook.com/anthonyvennbrown Twitter: @gayambassador Instagram: @gayambassador If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  22. In this special three-part episode, we interview former AOG evangelist/pastor and now #GayAmbassador, Anthony Venn-Brown. TRIGGER WARNING: If you find that some of the material in this episode disturbing, we encourage you to talk with a close friend who will understand or contact your local help/crisis/support telephone line. Lifeline Australia https://www.lifeline.org.au/ Beyond Blue https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ LGBT https://qlife.org.au/ “A Life of Unlearning – a preacher’s struggle with his homosexuality” is available at all online booksellers. Reviews, endorsements, readers’ comments here: www.ALifeOfUnlearning.com Resources and further information about Anthony and his organisation Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International are here: www.abbi.org.au https://www.facebook.com/abbi.org.au, https://www.facebook.com/anthonyvennbrown Twitter: @gayambassador Instagram: @gayambassador If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  23. B&T go to fundamentalist Bible College and would like to bring you along. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  24. T tells his story of being excommunicated from God's one true Church at 17 and how this impacted him both then and now. If this episode has raised issues for you and you require support and counselling around cults in Australia, please contact: https://cultconsulting.org/ For information on the Revival Centres and their various splinter groups please see: https://revival.aimoo.com/ If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
  25. B&T remember how it felt to be a part of the AOG/ACC fold. If you want to comment on this episode or interact with us then visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/3188989997871128 View the full article
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