Lindsay, Meg, Sarai & friends are a bunch of former church kids who came of age in the 80s and 90s American Evangelicalism is Holy Ghosting. In each episode, we share our youthful experiences and stories of the harm we endured and perpetrated as American Evangelicals and we laugh, we're sarcastic ladies.
Here we are, June of 2022. Welcome summer, and farewell Mental Health Awareness Month (May!). But if we go back in time, just a little bit, to remember the good old days of the freewheeling 1980’s - when Evangelical churches and politicians were in the golden age of knitting together the interests of church and state (so cute!)…people were too busy to talk about mental health (at least not at church)…even though Mental Health Awareness Month started WAY BACK in 1949 - oh, we’ve had Mental Health issues all along as humans? No Way! In this inaugural episode of Holy Ghosting, you’ll meet Lindsa ..read more
Imagine a world, where you could admit that you were interested - nay, desirous of - sex. What?? That's nuts - ladies don't want that shit, right?? Get ready to think again: it's ok to want sex (contrary to popular DC Talk lyrics). Join your triumphant trio as they talk with Dr. Laura Anderson about the literal pain and trauma that purity culture leaves in its wake. Did you, for instance, know that sex is supposed to feel good????? And that feeling good includes not having pain? And what about that interesting "you're not married yet so shut that sexual anything down ASAP" to "you're married n ..read more
Growing up neurodivergent and in the throes of evangelicalism, a high control and fear-based religion, offered DL Mayfield one choice...to be the best darn good girl she could be, the bestest christian and martyr for the lord, and to do it with perfection and grace. And so she did. FOR YEARS, DECADES even! Come along on a wild ride as we hear how DL Mayfield (Lindsay's sister!!!) has begun to disentangle her life from the world she grew up in after her autism diagnosis...and now she's Holy Ghosting ..read more