Touch Podcast: Conversations of Spirit and Body
About This Show
Touch: Conversations of Spirit and Body
Touch Podcast is an intimate conversation that takes place at the intersection of the spirit and body. Hosts Nate and Ryan invite artists, authors, ethicists, pastors, healers, and pop stars to explore our origins and journeys toward more authentic lives. Nate and Ryan became best friends in college when Nate left for Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and attend UC. Ryan continued on to seminary earning masters and doctoral degrees.
Season One explores Religious America and Sex as Nate and Ryan seek answers to questions that started years ago with the Evangelical Purity Movement.
Most Recent Episode
Touch Episode 3: The Sex Positive Church with Amy Mears and Friends
We continue our roundtable discussion with members and staff of Glendale Baptist Church Including co-Pastor Amy Mears who talks about the benefits of 10 years of sex-positive education at Glendale Baptist. We also hear from co-Pastor April Baker who offers a hopeful image of God as well as students from Vanderbilt Divinity School.
We discuss condoms, teen sex, consent and whether faith leaders should still teach celibacy before marriage.
“Sex is an adult activity and if you’re going to do it, do it like adults and not in a car or on the ground or where someone’s mother might walk in!” Pastor Amy
Listeners will also hear more about Ryan and Nate’s stories including how Nate is relearning how to understand his faith.