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The Other Side of the Church

Release Date: 08/02/2021

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The Other Side of the Church

Accountability in church seems like something that’s faded into the background over the last few decades, but Travis Whatley wants to bring it back into the conversation. The founder of Church Mints Accountability, a company focused on helping churches foster accountability in their congregations and small groups, Travis knows what it’s like to be the person in church who feels like their struggle isn’t seen. On this episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast, Lathan talks with Travis about overcoming his porn addiction, why strutting your scars is the new form of evangelism, and...

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Being an LGBTQ individual in the church is often a topic that’s ignored. Dr. Terrance McClain believes those conversations are ones we need to have, even when they’re messy. On this week’s episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast, Lathan talks with Dr. McClain about his journey growing up in the church with same sex attraction and the process of overcoming his LGBTQ struggles to embrace a new identity in Christ. This is a nuanced, hope-filled conversation about acceptance and belonging that everyone in the church should be having, regardless of sexual orientation.  Episode...

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Listen in this week as Lathan sits down with Billy and Brandy Eldridge, a couple who knows what it’s like to battle addiction firsthand. Together, Brandy and Billy share Billy’s story of recovery from alcoholism and opiates, and how Brandy walked with him as a spouse through every step of the journey. The two get candid about why they chose to leave the church when the structure no longer served them as a place of healing and recovery, and the episode closes with their words of hope for those who find themselves hopeless in the face of addictions of any kind.  Episode Timeline: ...

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For this episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast Lathan sits down with fellow Texans Brooke and Adam Fish to talk about the “weird” power of the Holy Spirit, depression, and their ministry, The Unseen Story. The Fishes are no strangers to struggle. As Adam battled through a season of depression, Brooke was in there with him through it all, and both learned what it truly meant to depend on the power of the Holy Spirit even in the darkest of times. Don’t miss this hope-filled episode from this remarkable couple!  Episode Timeline:  [1:18] Clearing the Confusion: Who is...

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For this week’s episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast, Lathan talks with his good friend Laura Fooks on waiting, living in the gray area of life, and her ministry, Light Speaks Loudest. Like many teenage girls, Laura struggled with waiting for things like finding “the one” and knowing her calling in life. Out of that season of struggle, Laura created her subscription box company, Light Speaks Loudest, to encourage teenage girls in the truth that they’re already enough. Listen in as Lathan and Laura talk about why the Church is bad at communicating that it’s okay to wait,...

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On this episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast Lathan sits down with former atheist turned Christian, Nicolas Day. Together the two talk about what it was like for Nic to dialogue with Christians as an atheist, deconstructionist thinking in the church, and what Nic needed from Christians when he was an atheist. This hope-filled and honest conversation is one you’re not going to want to miss! Episode Timeline:  [0:32] Clearing the Confusion: Living as an atheist  [4:22] As an atheist, what it was like for Nicolas to dialogue with Christians  [13:34] Nicolas’ response...

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On this week’s episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast Lathan sits down with his friend Scott Erickson—artist, author, and performance speaker—to talk about the American church today and why over the years church has become so boring. Throughout their conversation, Scott and Lathan hit on what it would take to bring wonder back to the church, what the traditional church experience is like for the outsider, and the truth that we all inherently possess a way of communicating with God. Social: Check out Scott on Instagram at , on Facebook at , and on Twitter at .  Resources...

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For this episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast, Lathan talks with Ashlie Bourgeous, who walked with her husband through addiction. Ashlie’s story is a powerful one, and one so many of us share yet refuse to bring into the light. Together, Ashlie and Lathan talk through what it’s actually like being married to someone who struggles with addiction, how Ashlie’s research into addiction was one of the main ways she loved her husband in that season, and how her view of God changed because of her husband’s struggle. If you’ve ever battled addiction yourself, or love someone who...

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For this week’s episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast, Lathan sits down with Zach Lambert, pastor and founder of Restore Austin and avid believer that deconstruction doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Zach and Lathan go there, talking all things money in church, why we need to get back to the idea of pastors as shepherds, and how Zach’s Twitter feed changed someone’s life. [0:33] Clearing the Confusion: what it means to be a pastor who shepherds  [6:58] Zach’s journey to starting Restore Austin  [11:15] Looking at the relationship between church and money ...

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On this episode of The Other Side of the Church podcast, Lathan talks with Grace Bomb founder Pat Linnell about what else … grace! Pat was a full-time pastor before he started Grace Bomb as a way to inject some love, motivated by Jesus, into people’s lives. Now he’s Grace-Bombing people all over the place—sharing with Lathan some of the stories of grace that have impacted him the most, why evangelism can actually be simple, and how God is with us even in the valleys of life.  Social:  Check out Grace Bomb on Instagram () and Facebook ()  Follow Pat on Instagram at ...

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Amidst the uncertainty and turmoil that threatens to shake our foundation, where do we place our hope? Pastor Clayton King, author of “Reborn: How Encountering Jesus Changes Everything,” encourages us to return to the biblical Jesus for an answer. In this episode of The Other Side of The Church, listen as Lathan and Clayton discuss the solid foundation of our adoption in Christ and how we can encounter the real Jesus today.


Learn more about Clayton King at claytonking.com