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On Preach, host Lee Hale sits down with people from all walks of life and all religions. You’ll hear people talk honestly about their doubts and beliefs. How they wrestle with life’s big questions. And the way spirituality intersects with their daily struggles and joys. These days, especially on social media, the word “Preach” is used as a way to encourage someone to share their story. To validate. To tell them that they deserve to be heard. That’s what this show is about. Empowering the people — some of them famous, all of them fascinating — who live in the messy middle of faith. Because we’re all hungry for more frank, fun conversations about how we make sense of life. From PRX and KUER.

On Preach, host Lee Hale sits down with people from all walks of life and all religions. You’ll hear people talk honestly about their doubts and beliefs. How they wrestle with life’s big questions. And the way spirituality intersects with their daily struggles and joys. These days, especially on social media, the word “Preach” is used as a way to encourage someone to share their story. To validate. To tell them that they deserve to be heard. That’s what this show is about. Empowering the people — some of them famous, all of them fascinating — who live in the messy middle of faith. Because we’re all hungry for more frank, fun conversations about how we make sense of life. From PRX and KUER.
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On Preach, host Lee Hale sits down with people from all walks of life and all religions. You’ll hear people talk honestly about their doubts and beliefs. How they wrestle with life’s big questions. And the way spirituality intersects with their daily struggles and joys. These days, especially on social media, the word “Preach” is used as a way to encourage someone to share their story. To validate. To tell them that they deserve to be heard. That’s what this show is about. Empowering the people — some of them famous, all of them fascinating — who live in the messy middle of faith. Because we’re all hungry for more frank, fun conversations about how we make sense of life. From PRX and KUER.

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'Stalking God' with Anjali Kumar

10/18/2019
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Raised in a mixture of Jain, Hindu and Catholic traditions, Anjali Kumar wasn’t sure what she believed. Then, after the birth of her daughter, she decided she needed answers to her existential questions. So the former Google lawyer ventured into the spiritual fringe with witches, faith healers and mediums to find answers. Hear what she learned along the way. Hosted by Lee Hale. Find more at preachpod.org

Duration:00:23:14

VeggieTales Part Two

10/11/2019
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The second half of our VeggieTales story. The Christian cartoon features singing vegetables that teach kids bible stories. It was huge in the 90s. Then it went bankrupt. Now, it’s making a comeback. The show’s two creators, AKA Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, first met on their Bible College Puppet Team. Hear how they created a Christian media empire, why it all fell apart, and what they learned about their faith along the way. Hosted by Lee Hale. From KUER and PRX. More at...

Duration:00:29:31

VeggieTales Part One

10/11/2019
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VeggieTales is a Christian cartoon featuring singing vegetables that teach kids bible stories. It was huge in the 90s. Then it went bankrupt. Now, it’s making a comeback. The show’s two creators, AKA Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, first met on their Bible College Puppet Team. On the eve of VeggieTales’ return, hear the story of how they created a Christian media empire, why it all fell apart, and what they learned about faith along the way. This is part one of a two part story....

Duration:00:31:04

Growing Up Sikh In San Antonio

10/4/2019
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As a kid in Texas, Simran Jeet Singh and his brothers were the only boys around wearing turbans. Hear what it was like to stick out because of his faith, the existential question he struggled with as a teen, and what he now calls a Sikh ‘superpower’. Hosted by Lee Hale. Find more at preachpod.org

Duration:00:28:10

A Married Mormon Couple Comes Out Of The Closet

9/27/2019
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On paper, Kerry and Steve Spencer were the perfect Mormon married couple. They got hitched in their early 20s — and that meant being together forever. They had a couple of kids. Then, after more than a decade together, they both came out of the closet. In this unconventional love story, hear about their new and complicated relationship to each other, to God, and to religion. From KUER and PRX. Find more at preachpod.org

Duration:00:28:36

Let’s Talk About Sex (And God)

9/20/2019
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Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus is a feminist Orthodox Jewish sex therapist. She talks with host Lee Hale about the complicated aftermath of being taught God has strict rules for your sex life. Plus, the ‘Woodstock’ moment she sparked by carving out space for feminists of faith. From KUER and PRX. Find more at preachpod.org

Duration:00:26:08

Glynn Washington On Leaving A Cult, What Comes Next

9/13/2019
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The host of Snap Judgment opens up about being agnostic and rethinking the role of belief after growing up in an apocalyptic cult. Plus, the parts of your spiritual upbringing that stick with you in unexpected ways. Find more at preachpod.org

Duration:00:26:18

Rainn Wilson On Baha’i, 'Office' Binge Watching

9/6/2019
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On the first episode of Preach, actor Rainn Wilson—best known for his role as the oddly obsessive Dwight Schrute on The Office—opens up about his messy journey to find a religion that felt right. Hosted by Lee Hale. From KUER and PRX. Find more at preachpod.org

Duration:00:23:35

Introducing Preach

8/22/2019
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Host Lee Hale talks to people of all religions about living in the messy middle when it comes to faith. Some of them are famous. All of them are fascinating. And you can count on each episode to serve up a frank, fun conversation about how we wrestle with life’s biggest questions. From KUER and PRX. Our first season starts Friday, Sept. 6. More at preachpod.org.

Duration:00:02:16

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8/13/2019
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Duration:00:00:06