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Preacher Boys Podcast

Join your host, Eric Skwarczynski, as he sits down with brave survivors who are shedding light on decades of physical, mental, and sexual abuse within the Independent Fundamental Baptist movement.


238: Protesting Parkside Baptist Church in Mesquite, TX
Show Details32min 16s
237: The Twisted World of Harvest Baptist Church and Ex-Missionary Jordan Webb
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236: David Hyles Makes a Podcast Appearance
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235: The Dangers of "Celebrity Pastors" | Katelyn Beaty
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234: 30 Days of Courage | Ashley Easter
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233: I Was Interrogated by Pastor Tommy McMurtry
Show Details1hr 37min
232: Joe Brown's UNHINGED Sermon at FBC Hammond Youth Conference
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231: Matt Chandler Steps Down Temporarily Due to "Inappropriate DMs" With Female
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230: Jerry Falwell Sex Scandal Doc Coming to Hulu
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229: Hyles-Anderson College Grad Indicted For Online Sex Exploitation Of 13 Boys
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228: Responding to Jordan Peterson's Message to Christian Churches
Show Details38min 13s
227: Kent Hovind Sentenced for Domestic Violence Against His Third Wife, Cindi Lincoln
Show Details1hr 23min
226: The SBC Had a Secret Abuser Database
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225: Josh Duggar Sentenced to 12.5 Years
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224: Josh Duggar Update | Feds Request Maximum Sentence
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223: Tara Skwarczynski | To Hell and Back
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222: Jack Trieber Blames Tamar for Being Raped (2 Samuel 13)
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221: RANT | Fighting Abuse Isn't a "Partisan Issue"
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220: Does the Devil Wear Prada? | Andrew Pledger on the BJU Fashion Show Controversy
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219: Navigating Painful Family Relationships | Rebekah Drumsta
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218: Struggling with Evangelicalism | Dan Stringer
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217: Why Social Media Divides Us | Douglas Bursch
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216: Raised by Fake Missionaries | Isami Daehn
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215: The Samaritan Woman in Light of #ChurchToo | Caryn A. Reeder
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214: Travis Chappell is "Figuring it Out"
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213: Jackie Chappell is "Figuring it Out"
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212: Trauma and Chronic Illness | Dr. Kylie Burton
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211: Permission to be Black | Recovering from Racial Trauma ft. A.D. Thomason
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210: Pastor Greg Locke Hosts Book Burning at Global Vision Bible Church
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209: How LGBTQ Christians Experience Harm in the Church | Bridget Eileen Rivera
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208: Jeremy Coleman | "Not All Churches"
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207: #MeToo in Hollywood | How Do We Get a Harvey Weinstein?
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206: Dalene Joy Fisher | Resisting the Marriage Plot (ft. Guest Co-Host Marbeth Skwarczynski)
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When the Church Fails to Protect Children | Stephanie Loewen
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How Are You Feeling? Raw Conversation About Mental Health w/ Archie Messersmith-Bunting
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BREAKING: Josh Duggar GUILTY on 2x Counts of Child Pornography
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Breaking Free from Therapist Abuse | Amy Nordhues
Show Details1hr 12min
The Strip Club Felt Safer Than Church or Home | Wendi Rees
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Why Are Bad People Good at Getting Power? | Dr. Brian Klaas
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Theo Fleury | Stanley Cup Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, Abuse Survivor and Advocate
Show Details53min 46s
Don't Blow Up Your Ministry: The Underlying Issues That Take Pastors Down | Michael MacKenzie)
Show Details46min 24s
Perhaps: Reclaiming the Space Between Doubt and Dogmatism | Joshua McNall, PhD
Show Details51min 24s
"Pass the Mic" | A Clip from My Recent Keynote for Courage 365
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How to Listen to Your Body | Hillary McBride, PhD
Show Details56min 27s
SOLO: How Journalists Often Fail Victims
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Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism | Amanda Montell
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SOLO | Why I Am No Longer a Christian
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Inside Bethesda Home for Girls | Tiffany McQueen
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The Problem of Complacency in the Church | Carlie Cleveland
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Announcing the FREE 30-Days of Courage Challenge
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The Power of Finding Your Voice | Becky Earnhart
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Disturbing Teachings on Child Discipline from the Hephzibah House Founder
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How Do You Find a Good Therapist | Claire Horner, LPC
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The Language of Abuse
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Letters From a Predatory Pastor | Cathy Partridge
Show Details1hr 32min
Registered Sex Offender Resigns as Pastor of Texas Church
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North Love Baptist Church | 24 Victims Come Forward
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The Minds Behind the Baptist Abuser Database | Dom & Megan Benninger
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How to Become a Better Advocate | Terence Lester (Preacher Boys Podcast)
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MASHUP | Breaking Points (Ft. The Recovering Fundamentalist, The Church Split, & 26 Letters)
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It's Time to Take the Blinders Off | Linda Kay Klein
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Former Cop Shares How She Survived Domestic Abuse | Claudia King
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#TommyTuesday | Responding to Pastor Tommy McMurtry's sermon, "Cover-Ups"
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David Gibbs, Jr: The Baptist Fixer (Pt. 1)
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Controversial Pastor Nathan Rager Arrested for Domestic Assault
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#TommyTuesday | Responding to Tommy McMurtry's Sermon, "Confessing the Sins of the IFB"
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Reacting to North Valley Baptist Church "Camp Meeting" Pastor's Conference (PB LIVE 06/19/21)
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Regarding Death Threats Received June 22, 2021
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Bruce Goddard Wants You to Stop Spreading Manure
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FBC Hammond Pastor John Wilkerson Addresses Joseph Eyer Arrest
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The Power of Changing Your Mind | Andrea Stephens
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SOLO | Speculation is Poison
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"Why Do I Feel Like This?" | A Conversation About Mental Health with Peace Amadi
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Escaping from Roloff Homes – Twice | Benjamin Eby
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Behind-the-Scenes at Reformers Unanimous & North Love Baptist Church | Michie DeBerry
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Responding to 1 Star Reviews (Part 2)
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Disturbing New Testimony From Josh Duggar Hearing
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Faith Baptist Wildomar's Ex-Bus Director Retracts Guilty Plea (Interview with Kathy Durbin, Survivor)
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Josh Duggar Charged with 2x Counts of Child Pornography
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Women Rising | Meghan Tschanz
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Talking Back to Purity Culture | Rachel Joy Welcher
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Abuse on the Mission Field | Angie Kuiper
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Preacher Boys Feature in CBC News / Giovanelli Resurfaces / VanRaden Sentenced
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The Difficulty of Recognizing Spiritual Abuse | Sherri Bothwell
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Fighting for Victims of Clergy Abuse | Boz Tchividjian
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Is "Biblical Womanhood" ACTUALLY Biblical? | Aimee Byrd
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My Response to Pastor Tommy McMurtry of Liberty Baptist Church
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A Little Bit Culty | Sarah Edmondson & Anthony "Nippy" Ames
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SOLO: The Atlanta Shooter's Horrific Motivation
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SOLO: The Cult Mentality Dies Hard (Plus: A Special Sneak Peek...)
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Smashing the Christian Patriarchy | Beth Allison Barr, PhD
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Principles of Nonviolence | Eddie Zacapa
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Inside Bill Gothard's Homeschool Cult | Emily Elizabeth Anderson
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The Worth of Women | Elyse Fitzpatrick & Eric Schumacher
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How Coronavirus is Affecting Domestic Violence Victims | Claudia King
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How to Spot a Narcissist in the Church and Prevent Spiritual Abuse | Chuck DeGroat
Show Details43min 25s
Sex, Lies, and a Videotape | Inside Greg Neal's Ministry
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Why We Silence Women Who Tell The Truth | Tiffany Bluhm
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Becoming an Avenging Angel | Susan Omillian
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A Black & White Issue: The Church & Social Justice
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The Devil Inside | How Pastor Jimmy Hinton Stopped His Predator Father (Preacher Boys Podcast)
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The Great Sex Rescue (FINALLY, Christian Marriage Advice That ISN'T Toxic!) | Sheila Wray Gregoire
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A Church Called Tov | Scot McKnight & Laura Barringer
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Hephzibah House Shut Down... Now What? | Ben Williams
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Becoming a Recovering Fundamentalist with J.C. Groves
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"Yoga with Crayons" | The Power of Art Therapy Explained by Corry MacDonald
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SOLO: Reading My 1-Star Reviews
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BONUS: Discussing Abeka & BJU Curriculum | Rebecca Klein, Huffpost
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#MeToo: The Reckoning | Ruth Everhart
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The Foundations of Abusive Environments | Ashley Easter
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Hate to Love: Leaving Westboro Baptist Church | Zach Phelps-Roper
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"It was like shell shock" | Colton Schrag describes life after Agape Boarding School
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The History & Theology of the Independent Baptists (Pt. 2) | Ft. Mike Hutchinson
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Your Opinion is NOT Doctrine | Lane Sebring
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Ending the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness, Depression, and Addiction | Jay Shifman
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Investigating Ravi Zacharias' Sexual Misconduct and RZIM | Steve Baughman
Show Details49min 28s
Paul Fox Pleads Guilty / Confirms IFB Pastor Bruce Goddard Sent Him Away
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"I Am Evidence" | Shedding Light on the Rape-Kit Backlog
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From Playboy Photographer to Sexual Abuse Prevention Educator | Emily Gaudreau
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The Cost of Lies | Angela Snow
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A Bible and a Paddle | Naomi Osorio
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Conquer 2021 Fitness Goals and Take Control of Your Mental Health w/ This Personal Development App!
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Celebrating the Anniversary of the Troubled Podcast with Miranda Sullivan
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"When You Get Expelled, You Find Out Who Your Real Friends Are"
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2021 Vision for the Preacher Boys Podcast
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An Example of Gaslighting in the Church
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The Pressure of the IFB Culture
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SOLO: Avoid Echo Chambers!
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Jesus and John Wayne | Kristin Kobes Du Mez
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Faith Baptist Wildomar's Predatory Bus Ministry Director
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James Clidence | Why I Was Fired From Agape Boarding School
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BREAKING: David Hyles Faces a New Rape Allegation
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SOLO | How to Effectively Engage With Fundamentalists
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Allen Knoll | Surviving Bethel Academy (IFB Reform School)
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Celebrating One Hundred Episodes of Preacher Boys
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Bridget Seavey | From Assault Victim to a Career in Criminal Justice
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098: Are You in a Toxic Relationship? | Steven Hassan BITE Model
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097: Christianity Deconstructed? | Rebekah Drumsta Shares About Questioning Your Beliefs
Show Details50min 25s
096: Mike Zachary, Norlan Macias & North Valley Baptist Church
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095: Donna Wayles | A Christian Woman's Guide to Surviving Domestic Violence
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094: Shelly Pordea | It's Time to Speak Out About the IFB
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093: SOLO | Christians Should Be on the Frontlines of Fighting Abuse
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092: Joshua Irmler | Living Without Fear of Man
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091: Erin Menchaca | "My Wounds Were Being Neglected"
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090: The Right to Rights Rally at Agape Boarding School
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089: Garrett & Stephen Anderson | Uncovering A Trail of Victims at Radisson Road Baptist Church
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088: Pastor Conner Smith | Leading Your Church Out of the IFB
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086: Sarah Jackson | The Two Lives of Pastor Cameron Giovanelli
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085: Pastor Michael Poindexter | Why People Are Really Leaving the IFB
Show Details1hr 8min
084: Adam Lind | The Issue of Unquestioned Leadership
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083: SOLO | Paris Hilton's Protest in Provo, Utah
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082: Hannah Kay | Exposing Lighthouse Christian Academy
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081: Drew Garcia | Becoming the Spielberg of the IFB
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080: SOLO | Predatory Youth Pastor Victor Monteiro Gets Early Release in California
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079: Rachel Peach (Pt. 3) | Justice for All
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078: Rachel Peach (Pt. 2) | Taking Back the Power
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077: Rachel Peach (Pt. 1) | Groomed by the Youth Pastor
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076: Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Cameron Giovanelli, Sarah Giovanelli, and Immanuel Baptist Church
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075: Break These Chains | Diana Winkler's Escape from the Trap of Abuse
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074: The Power of Empathy ft. Will Hess (The Church Split Podcast)
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073: Analyzing California Bill SB 145 (ft. David Gibbs III)
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072: BONUS: Review of 'This Is Paris' (ft. Amanda Householder)
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071: SOLO | Do You Really Want to Support Bruce Goddard's Children's Ministry?
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070: XXX | How Porn Affects the Brain (Ft. Garrett Jonsson of Fight the New Drug)
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069: SOLO | Reacting to "Cuties" – Netflix's Controversial New Film that Exploits 11 Year Olds
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068: Women | The Doormat of the IFB
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067: Phil Kidd Slams IFB for Child Sex Abuse
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066: SOLO | My Spiritual Testimony & Why I Do Preacher Boys
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065: Institutionalized | An Interview with Author J.T. Langhorne
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064: SOLO | The Persecution of Jack Trieber and North Valley Baptist Church?
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063: How to Support Survivors of Abuse
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062: Rethinking Hell (Eternal Torment VS Conditional Mortality) | Ft. Chris Date
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061: "There is No Closure" | From Faith Baptist of Wildomar to Victory Christian Academy
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060: Let Me Prey On You | An Interview with Author Sandy Phillips Kirkham
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059: Inside Agape Boarding School
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058: Wolves Among Lambs | An Interview with Stacey Shiflett
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057: SOLO | Grindhouse Gospel
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056: Our Identity Was Not Our Own
Show Details1hr 28min
055: A Serial Child Rapist in the Church & School
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054: SOLO | How Predators Hide in the Church
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053: A Pedophile In the Next Pew | Amber Lacey
Show Details43min 42s
052: Drugged, Kidnapped, and Taken to a Roloff Home | Britney Campbell
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051: Turn the Other Cheek | Jonathan Tiller
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050: SOLO | The IFB & Modesty
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PROOF Curtis Hutson Knew the TRUTH About Jack Hyles and Protected Him
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Dr. Jekyll & Pastor Hyde | An Interview with the Daughter of Pastor John Koletas
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A PK's Unanswered Questions | Caleb Mathena
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"He Said I Was Demon Possessed" | Joshua Smith
Show Details45min 33s
No Grace at Marvelous Grace Girls Academy | Abby Jameson
Show Details1hr 4min
BREAKING: FBC Hammond/Hyles-Anderson College Link Arms with David Hyles
Show Details14min 47s
“No Room for Discussion” | Carl Stine
Show Details47min 24s
Escaping a Racist Religious Cult | Rachel Shomsky
Show Details1hr 23min
Exposing Circle of Hope Girls' Ranch | Amanda Householder
Show Details1hr 24min
Exposing Circle of Hope Girls' Ranch | Amanda Householder
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Exposing Circle of Hope Girls' Ranch | Amanda Householder
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Exposing Bad Baptist Preachers with Jeri Massi
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Exposing Bad Baptist Preachers with Jeri Massi
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Exposing Bad Baptist Preachers with Jeri Massi
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Exposing Bad Baptist Preachers with Jeri Massi
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Jack Schaap Requests Early Prison Release
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The History and Theology of the Independent Fundamental Baptists (IFB) Pt. 1
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Bitterness VS Anger | Michael McNeilly
Show Details1hr 16min
Ask Eric | How I Deal With the Emotional Impact of Discussing Trauma
Show Details17min 55s
"I Don't Feel Healed Yet" | Julia Gilbert
Show Details47min 26s
700+ Days at the New Beginnings Girls Academy
Show Details48min 25s
Judged for Having a Rare Disability
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Men Too: Unspoken Truths About Male Sexual Abuse (ft. Dr. Kelli Palfy)
Show Details1hr 15min
The “God Factor” in Abuse (ft. ATL Shrink, Claire Horner)
Show Details1hr 22min
Environments of Control
Show Details1hr 8min
Bullied by the Youth Pastor | Life Inside Fairhaven Baptist Church
Show Details59min 25s
The Reason the Preacher Boys Podcast Exists (ft. Stop Pastoral Abuse)
Show Details48min 51s
"Wear pantyhose, the boys love it!" | Life at Commonwealth Baptist College
Show Details40min 14s
"I Just Wanted to Be Loved" | Life at the New Beginnings Girls Academy
Show Details34min 17s
How to Heal from Trauma with Jessi Beyer, Author & Mental Health Advocate
Show Details46min 51s
The Difficulty of Coming Forward About Sexual Abuse in the IFB
Show Details47min 58s
Support the Show + Assist with COVID-19 Relief (Limit Time Opportunity)
Show Details1min 34s
The Sin of Questioning
Show Details30min 12s
Safely Leaving a Domestic Abuse Situation with Heather & Zack Knight
Show Details58min 3s
Punished for Questioning the Church
Show Details51min 52s
Trapped Inside the New Beginnings Girls Academy, Pace FL
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Bruce Gerencser | From IFB Pastor to Secular Humanist & Atheist
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On this episode, your host, Eric Skwarczynski, sits down with Bruce Gerencser. Bruce lives in rural Northwest Ohio with his wife of 41 years. He and his wife have six grown children and twelve grandchildren. Bruce pastored Evangelical churches for twenty-five years in Ohio, Texas, and Michigan. He left the ministry in 2005, and in 2008 he left Christianity. He is now a humanist and an atheist. Find more stories regarding the IFB movement by visiting: ( ( ( ( To connect with a community who share the Preacher Boys Podcast mission to expose abuse in the IFB, join the OFFICIAL Preacher Boys Facebook Group: ( Support the Show: ( See for privacy and opt-out information.

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1hr 16min
Published Mar 19, 2020 at 6:11am
Attending Hyles-Anderson When Jack Schaap Was Arrested
Show Details56min 45s
Father-in-Law / Pastor / Rapist
Show Details54min 15s
"I Had to Divorce My Church" | Escaping Domestic Abuse in the IFB
Show Details58min
Cycles of Abuse at Faith Baptist Church of Wildomar, CA
Show Details1hr 15min
How to Identify a Cult
Show Details19min 31s
Racism, BJU, & Peter Ruckman
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"More Hyles Than Hyles" – Attending a Nationally Recognized Hate Group
Show Details53min 46s
God (AKA "Preacher")
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1 Town / 2 Churches / 6 Pedophiles (An Interview with Former IFB Member, Tim Morris)
Show Details55min 22s
Trouble in Paradise | Why an IFB Teacher Gave Up Her Job in Hawaii
Show Details52min 33s
"You're Reading Yourself to Hell" | An Ex-IFB Member's Search for Peace
Show Details46min 54s
Horrors of Hephzibah House: An Interview with Benjamin Williams
Show Details1hr 22min
Answering Listener Questions
Show Details45min 42s
Sexual Predator in the Pulpit
Show Details1hr 7min
"All Hail the King" – An Insider's Look at West Coast Baptist College
Show Details1hr 8min
Tortured by the Christian School
Show Details1hr 28min