The Making of Mother Gladys | with Tai Habersham

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Comedian and singer/songwriter Tai “Prince Tai” Habersham tells us about growing up in church, shares some funny stories, and talks about the different church folks whose personalities helped create his super churchy alter-ego, “Mother Gladys”.

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Tina Turner, Baby Concert Realness | with Darian Elliott

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Singer/songwriter and background vocalist for too many artists to name (most recently Kirk Franklin), Darian Elliott shares some of her funny stories from growing up in church; including the times she did the most performing solos as a child.

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Kick’em to the Side and Keep on Singing | with Sean Tripline

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Sean Tripline is an accomplished musician, conductor, professor and pastor from Philadelphia. He’s currently at Princeton Seminary, pursuing his masters in divinity. We talk about his churchy life and upbringing, he shares some of the crazy things he’s seen happen while folks are up singing solos in church. 

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God Told Me That You’re My Wife | with Shanta Atkins

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Shanta Atkins is an awesome singer/songwriter, podcast host, social media influencer, and mental health advocate. She comes from a large family of singers and preachers, and is the baby sister of gospel artists, Mary Mary (Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell). We talk about her churchy life growing up in Los Angeles, CA, and she tells us about ridiculous prophecies that most certainly did not come from God.

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Rehearsal Is Over | with Demetrius Tolefree

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Demetrius Tolefree is a highly gifted musician, singer/songwriter, producer and recording artist from East Oakland, California. He currently serves as the minister of music at Glad Tidings International church, and runs the online gospel station – FreeDem Radio. D. Tole shares a funny story about a choir rehearsal that gets shut down a lot earlier than expected.

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Are You Ready For Communion? | with Yolanda Marant

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Yolanda Marant is an indie gospel singer / songwriter and praise & worship leader in Charlotte, NC. She also doubles as an entrepreneur and professional graphic designer. We talk about her churchy life and upbringing in Denver, CO, and she shares a story about an unexpected communion surprise, and why sitting next to friends at church can get you in trouble.

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Bustin’ Your Head to the White Meat | with Michelle Williams

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This week, our guest is the awesomely talented singer and songwriter, Michelle Williams. As a member of R&B girl group Destiny’s Child (one of the best-selling female groups of all time), and as a solo artist, she’s won several awards, including a Grammy. Recently Michelle was also revealed to be The Butterfly on ABC’s The Masked Singer! In this episode, we talk about Michelle’s churchy life and upbringing in Rockford, Il. She of course shares some hilarious stories about the consequences of doing way too much in a church service.

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Witnessing Fist Fights During Offering | with Keyondra Lockett

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This week, our guest is Keyondra Lockett – a phenomenal singer/songwriter, fashionista, and all around dope person to know. Originally a member of the all-female gospel group Zie’l, Keyondra has branched out with several incredible solo projects. We talk about her churchy life, her upbringing, and she shares some funny church stories about how fights can break out anywhere… even around the offering plate.

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Laughing at Funerals | with Megan Fowlkes

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This week, we’re talking to my good friend / sister, Megan Fowlkes! She’s been a singer in church all of her life, and has just recently started focusing on her career as a professional baker. Megan shares some crazy experiences she’s had at funerals, and how someone or something always causes inappropriate laughter!

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