Cover art for podcast Potstirrer Podcast

Potstirrer Podcast

100 EpisodesProduced by Jaye PoolWebsite

Where politics, religion and history collide - and it's not always polite! Political opinion podcast hosted by former political science instructor and current political observer Jaye Pool. Left-leaning yet not perfectly bound by ideology. Historical context with a dose of progressive Christianity … read more


39 - Onward Christian Soldiers

What if the religious extremism Americans should be most concerned about comes from Christianity? In this episode, Jaye explores the authoritarian, extremist elements of American evangelicalism and the overwhelming support of Donald Trump by white evangelical Christians. Jaye also discusses the Quiverfull movement, the increasing emphasis on authoritarianism and control within evangelical Christian colleges, dominionism, racial reconciliation, evangelical support for Donald Trump's inhumane policies, and parallels between right-wing evangelicalism and ultra-conservative Islam.

Twitter: @potstirrercast IG: @potstirrerpodcast Facebook: NEW Facebook Group! Website: Flying Machine Network: Patreon:


Boorstein, Michelle, and Julie Zauzmer. 2018. "White Evangelical Christians Fail to Condemn Family Separations at US Border." The Independent. June 20. (October 21, 2018)

Bort, Ryan. 2018. "Why Trump Will Never Lose Evangelical Support." Rolling Stone. August 29. (October 21, 2018)

Cox, Daniel, and Robert P. Jones. 2015. "Deep Divide Between Black and White Americans in Views of Criminal Justice System." Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). May 7. (October 21, 2018)

Frey, William H. 2018. "The US Will Become 'Minority White' in 2045, Census Projects." The Brookings Institution. March 14. (October 21, 2018)

Garrison, Greg. 2018. "Why Evangelical Christians Support Trump." August 29. (October 21, 2018)

Gjelten, Tom. 2018. "Christian Colleges Are Tangled In Their Own LGBT Policies." National Public Radio. March 27. (October 21, 2018)

Green, Emma. 2017. "A Resolution Condemning White Supremacy Causes Chaos at the Southern Baptist Convention." The Atlantic. June 14. (October 21, 2018)

Johnson, Andre E. 2018. "The Fallacy of Racial Reconciliation." Patheos. March 16. (October 21, 2018)

Joyce, Kathryn. 2006. "Arrows for the War." The Nation. November 9. (October 21, 2018)

Lenoe, Matthew. 2018. "Right-Wing Warnings Pose Far More Danger to America than Left-Wing Violence." The Washington Post. September 28. (October 21, 2018)

Masci, David. 2015. "Compared With Other Christian Groups, Evangelicals' Dropoff is Less Steep." Pew Research Center. May 15. (October 21, 2018)

Mutz, Diana C. 2018. "Status Threat, Not Economic Hardship, Explains the 2016 Presidential Vote." PNAS. May 8. 115 (19) E4330-E4339. (October 21, 2018)

Peters, Stephen. 2017. "Trump Administration Explains Vote Against United Nations Resolution." Human Rights Campaign. October 3. (October 21, 2018)

Stroop, Christopher. 2018. "Authoritarian Christianity, Or, What Franklin Graham Really Means When He Equates Progressivism with Godlessness." Not Your Mission Field (blog). May 30. (October 21, 2018)

Stroop, Christopher. 2018. "Want to Know the Future of 'Trumpvangelicals' in America? Look at Their Colleges." Playboy. September 25. (October 21, 2018)

Thomson-DeVeaux, Amelia. 2018. "Why Rank-And-File Evangelicals Aren’t Likely To Turn On Trump Over Family Separation." FiveThirtyEight. June 21. (October 21, 2018)

Wong, Janelle. 2018. "This is Why White Evangelicals Still Support Donald Trump. (It’s not economic anxiety.)" The Washington Post. June 19. (October 21, 2018)


Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still

V for Victory composed by Audionautix Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license ( Artist:

Level Plane composed by Riot

Stalling composed by Silent Partner

Sweet and Low composed by Silent Partner

Educational emoji reaction


Interesting emoji reaction


Funny emoji reaction


Agree emoji reaction


Love emoji reaction


Wow emoji reaction


Listen to Potstirrer Podcast


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens