The Fascinating Podcast

The Fascinating Podcast brings you weekly conversations with the people on the topics you can’t get enough of. Join Kathy Khang, Matt Mikalatos, Clay Morgan and JR. Forasteros for the latest.

Fascinating Podcast brings you weekly conversations with the people on the topics you can’t get enough of. Join Kathy Khang, Matt Mikalatos, Clay Morgan and JR. Forasteros for the latest.

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Fascinating Podcast - December 20, 2021

Hail Mary with Britni de la Cretaz

Hail Mary with Britni de la Cretaz

Remember the National WOMEN'S Football League? You don't? Well, sportswriter Britni de la Cretaz joins us to share the surprising, thrilling story you've never heard. Plus: the latest feral hog update!

From Series: "Fascinating Season 7"

After kicking off with episode 300, we press further than ever into what a truly just society might look like. Plus, all the pop culture you can handle and more! Season 7 is bigger and better than ever!

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Meet the Hosts

Kathy Khang

Kathy Khang is a speaker, journalist, and activist. She has worked in campus ministry for more than twenty years, with expertise in issues of gender, ethnicity, justice, and leadership development.

She is a columnist for Sojourners magazine, a writer for Faith & Leadership, and a coauthor of More Than Serving Tea: Asian American Women on Expectations, Relationships, Leadership and Faith.

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Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Matt Mikalatos

Matt is an author and screenwriter. His most recent books are Journey to Love and a YA fantasy series, the Sunlit Lands, that begins with The Crescent Stone. He’s also the author of a long, involved C.S. Lewis Reread over at

He lives in the Portland, Oregon, area with his family and a gigantic rabbit named Bruce.

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Clay Morgan

After a decade of teaching college courses in history, political science, and communication in Pittsburgh, Clay moved to Dallas, Texas where at least winters aren’t soul-crushing.

He’s been writing professionally for years, doing everything from journalism to corporate consulting. He helps people become better communicators at CommunicationKingdom. Along the way he published Undead: Revised, Resuscitated & Reborn—a book about zombies, God, and what it means to be alive. He loves his wife Jen, hockey, and Oxford commas (unlike JR.).

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JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. He’s a writer, blogger and pastor (in the Church of the Nazarene). He is the author of Empathy for the Devil, a book about finding ourselves in the Bible’s villains. He also loves Batman, spirited debates and smoking meats.

Check out his blog for his sermon podcast. JR. is addicted to podcasting. In addition to the Fascinating Pod, JR. also cohosts In All Things Charity (Wesleyan Feminist Theology), Don’t Split Up! (horror film reviews), Origami Elephants (religion, philosophy and current events), Bible Bites (Sunday School for the 21st Century) and Oh My Wednesday (a review of the TV show American Gods). He also blogs on faith and pop culture right here on

Elliott Dodge

Elliott lives in Houston with his wife and two awesome children. A computer science educator by day and podcast producer by night, he loves to engage with pop culture on a deeper level and is passionate to see God’s will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Elliott DodgeAlso, he was attacked by a seagull on his honeymoon (Elliott’s, not the seagull’s).

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