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Is YWAM a Cult? (Part 1 of Waves of Young People)

Is YWAM a Cult? (Part 1 of Waves of Young People)

November 25, 2019

Is there a difference between ethical discipleship and brainwashing? Is YWAM (Youth With A Mission) a cult? On the first part of this series, world renowned cult expert Rick Alan Ross helps provide some clarity around those two questions. 

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Coming Soon: Waves of Young People

Coming Soon: Waves of Young People

November 11, 2019

Up next on Failed Missionary: a new series called 'Waves of Young People'. A deep dive into the inner workings of YWAM (Youth With a Mission) through the lens of several of those former young people mentioned in the vision, current staff, world renowned cult expert Rick Alan Ross and more. Series starts 11.20.19

 

 

Music: Flashing Runner by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue)

White Savior: Part 3 ( The White Savior Complex ) w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

White Savior: Part 3 ( The White Savior Complex ) w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

September 20, 2018

The series finale to White Savior where we hope to offer a way forward in Combating the White Savior Complex. Teddy Ruge is our special guest on this episode. If you love the show, be sure to leave us a 5 star review! Follow Teddy here.

White Savior (Series): Corey and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior sit down with Ugandan friends to talk about their experience with the White Savior Complex. Corey and Emily reflect on ways they were the White Savior and talk about their journey of shifting perspectives after hurting others.

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White Savior: Part 2 ( The White Savior Complex ) w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

White Savior: Part 2 ( The White Savior Complex ) w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

September 5, 2018

*This is rated E for Explicit (or adults having adult conversations), not "everyone" - listener discretion is advised*

On this episode, Corey and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior sit down with Ugandan friends to talk about their experience with the White Savior Complex. Corey and Emily reflect on ways they were the White Savior and talk about their journey of shifting perspectives.

This episode is all about why the White Savior Complex is a problem and why it is harmful. 

Stay tuned for Part 3!

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White Savior: Part 1 ( The White Savior Complex ) w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

White Savior: Part 1 ( The White Savior Complex ) w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

September 5, 2018

*This is rated E for Explicit (or adults having adult conversations), not "everyone" - listener discretion is advised*

On this episode, Corey and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior sit down with Ugandan friends to talk about their experience with the White Savior Complex. Corey and Emily reflect on ways they were the White Savior and talk about their journey of shifting perspectives.

Contents:
00:00 - Special Midnight Commercial
01:46 - Introduction
03:34 - Corey And Emily’ Overview
11:14 - Emily’s Advice to White Listeners
16:04 - What is the White Savior Complex?
19:30 - Why is the White Savior Complex White?
23:10 - Colonization
36:48 - Corey and Emily reflect
42:00 - "It Wasn't Me" and White Value Systems

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Book Special: Apricot Irving - The Gospel of Trees (Missionary Kid Special)

Book Special: Apricot Irving - The Gospel of Trees (Missionary Kid Special)

August 2, 2018

On this episode, Corey talks with Apricot Irving about her memoir The Gospel of Trees and her life as a missionary kid in Haiti; a tangled song about Haiti and missions and failure.

Mentions: Apricot Irving on This American Life "Island Time"

Credits:
Host: Corey Pigg - Twitter | Instagram
Guest: Apricot Irving - Twitter 

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The Secret Lives of Missionary Kids w/ Hannah Paasch

The Secret Lives of Missionary Kids w/ Hannah Paasch

May 24, 2018

 

The secret lives of missionary kids.

Announcements:
1. Wild Goose Festival - Join us! - Use GOOSECAST18 to get your tickets for 25% off.
2. Support the Show! - There are so many ways to get involved and behind the scenes that will keep us on the field longer!
3. Stories That Didn't Make The Newsletter w/ Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior and Jamie Wright: The Very Worst Missionary

Contents:
00:01:24 - Introduction
00:02:52 - What is a Third Culture Kid?
00:04:38 - Hannah Paasch: Life as a MK
00:10:37 - Audience Contributors: Part 1
00:13:57 - Hannah Paasch: How Being an MK Affected Adulthood
00:21:54 - Audience Contributors: Part 2
00:25:19 - Danica Newton: Life as a MK
00:36:16 - Hannah Paasch: Reflections of Instability
00:44:48 - Danica Newton: Thoughts on Parenting as Missionaries
00:52:20 - Audience Contributors: Part 3
00:54:57 - Hannah Paasch: Thoughts on Recovery
01:01:50 - Danica Newton: Thoughts on Recovery
01:04:07 - Millenneagram Missionary Kids

Host: Corey Pigg
Outreach Leaders: Hannah Paasch | Danica Newtown
Contributors: Various Listeners of the Show

Called, Not Qualified: Part 3 w/ Jamie Wright and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

Called, Not Qualified: Part 3 w/ Jamie Wright and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

May 11, 2018

On the series finale of Called, Not Qualified - Corey, Emily and Jamie talk about how we see the "Great Commission" after missions, mental illness and lonliness driving people into missions. 

Updates:

Events - We are going to be doing a live podcast at Wild Goose in Hot Springs, North Carolina. Get your tickets by using the promo code GOOSECAST18.

Have a story that didnt make the newsletter and think it's time it gets aired? Submit it to us - http://www.failedmissionary.com/stories

Host: Corey Pigg
Co-hosts: Jamie Wright: The Very Worst Missionary and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

Up Next: Missionary Kids

Book Special: Jamie Wright - The Very Worst Missionary

Book Special: Jamie Wright - The Very Worst Missionary

April 3, 2018

Today we are celebrating our co-host for the Called, Not Qualified series new book release. Jamie's book The Very Worst Missionary is available everywhere TODAY! Please go grab the book!

Called, Not Qualified: Part 2 w/ Jamie Wright and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

Called, Not Qualified: Part 2 w/ Jamie Wright and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior

March 31, 2018

Does anyone know what this is?

00:40 - Modern Missions: Mockable, but Supportable
03:18 - Are there any real lasting changes?
06:29 - The Broken Cycle: Short Term > Long Term > Church
11:33 - I'm Bringing Missions Back
12:14 - Misuse of Resources
16:48 - Are there any real missionaries?
22:51 - Go is 2/3 of God! It's Jesus Approved!

Host: Corey Pigg
Co-hosts: Jamie Wright: The Very Worst Missionary and Emily Worrall of Barbie Savior
Guests: Brian Howell 

Sources: Why Many Ugandans Are Offended By Music Video Made By U.S. Missionaries | The Millennial Missionaries by John Crist | Honest Mission Trip Leader by John Crist | Christian Finances