By Lacey Wright and Laura Crook
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||CleanEpisode 12 - Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans (AKA Cate Blanchette Lesbian Fan Club)||Lacey and Laura end the first season of Moving Mountains with a bang: a book review of Rachel Held Evans' newest book, Inspired! Join us as we discuss the nature of God through origin stories, war stories, and Gospel stories in the Bible, guided by the||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - Mental Health for the LGBTQIA Community (AKA Our Opinions About Grubhub Shift Very Rapidly)||Join Lacey and Laura as they talk about what it's like to balance mental health as a member of the LGBTQIA community. Topics include battling the stigma of mental illness, what to do when you've realized that you need help, and some coping skills you ca||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Casual Q&A With Lacey and Laura (AKA Favorite Things Edition)||*Extreme Olivia Newton John voice* Let's get casual, casual, I want to get casuaaaaaaal! Join Lacey and Laura as they host a casual Q&A featuring questions about life, technology, literature, family of choice and of origin, and our favorite Biblical her||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09 - LGBTQIA 101 (AKA How To Be The Best Vanna White Ally)||This week, we go over the alphabet soup that is the LGBTQIA acronym for any listening allies out there. What do all those letters mean and how do we ask questions when we truly don't know where to start? Topics also include use of the word Queer, how||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08 - Interview with Rachel Pierce AKA Bisexual Ninjas and 3D Graphs of Orientation and Gender||We are beyond excited to share this interview with Rachel Pierce, a small Youtuber and accidental Angeleno. Rachel opens up about her faith background, living in the tension of non-affirming church communities, demisexuality, and how the graph that repr||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07 - Book Review! God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines (AKA Justice for Galileo)||Join us as we review the amazingly researched, well loved (especially by us) book, God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines. We discuss the difference between high view and low view of scripture, cultural and historial context, spiritual gifts, and wh||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06: Leaving a Non-Affirming Church (AKA Mystery Science Corner, Octopus Overlords, and Really Bad Name Puns)||In this episode, Lacey and Laura talk about the process of leaving a non-affirming church. They discuss gracious reasons to use when leaving a church, the steps that you might need to take, dealing with complicated emotions that might arise, and what it||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05 - Finding an Affirming Church (AKA The Pink Polkadot Gay Elephant in the Room)||This week Lacey and Laura discuss ways to harness the power of the internet to find an affirming church. Talking points include Church Clarity, the difference between an affirming church and a church that says "all are welcome" (and how to tell if there||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: Lacey's Story, and That One Time There Were Too Many Hobbits Jumping On the Bed||This week, we continue our brief pause to allow you guys to get to know us a little better. Lacey tells her story, because we think telling stories is important. Highlights include her experience with purity culture, how it went when she came out to he||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: Laura's Story, Smear Campaigns, and Other Terrible Jokes||This week, because we think sharing stories is important, we pause to allow you guys to get to know us a little better. Laura talks about her life up until now - including her early years of growing up, what it was like when she realized she wasn't s||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: QCFConf, Our Bible App, and Relient K--Oh my!||Last week, Lacey went to Denver for the Q Christian Fellowship Conference (formerly known as the Gay Christian Network Conference). Join us as we talk about Lacey's unparalelled experience at the QCF Conference, including the deets on where to access vi||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: We're Here, We're Queer, But Also D&D||Join us as we talk about what has brought us to this point and what spurred the two of us to start Moving Mountains, a podcast about being queer and Christian. We talk briefly about our background in Christian culture, our feelings on the Nashvill||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
As someone who feels distanced from religion because of the difference between my personal beliefs on the LGBT community (among other things) and the beliefs I heard expressed in various religious contexts, I feel this is extremely important and topical. Thank you ladies for diving in and tackling this topic with such love and open-mindedness. Keep up the great work!