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Crossing Cultures

Crossing Cultures

By Phil Metzger
This Podcast is dedicated to helping people connect to those who live, think, and believe differently than they do.
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31. 2 Corinthians 4:13-18 with Phil & Joy Metzger and Sam & Hannah Stockill

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33. 2 Corinthians 5:12-17 with Phil & Joy Metzger and Jeremy & Adrienne Camp
In this episode of Crossing Cultures Phil and Joy interview Jeremy and Adrienne Camp on their new book "In Unisen" and their thoughts on 2 Corinthians 5:12-17.   If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you. You can find us on any podcast platform or on our website.    Connect With Us:     Instagram: @crossing.cultures     Website: www.crossingculture.org     Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com     Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
56:00
September 20, 2021
32. 2 Corinthians 5:1-11 with Phil & Hanna Metzger and Bella & Aerie Camp
In this episode of Crossing Cultures Phil and his daughter Hanna interview Bella and Aerie Camp on what inspired them to write their new singles "Carry You Through" and "What We Need."    You can check out Bella and Aerie's music on any music platform!    Artist: Bella Camp | Song: Carry You Through   Artist: Aerie Camp | Song: What We Need    If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.     Connect With Us:    Instagram: @crossing.cultures     Website: www.crossingculture.org     Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com     Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
55:46
September 13, 2021
31. 2 Corinthians 4:13-18 with Phil & Joy Metzger and Sam & Hannah Stockill
Join us live today on KWAVE (107.9) and KSDW (88.9) at 5pm (PST) as Phil and Joy interview Sam & Hannah Stockill on their thoughts of 2 Corinthians 4:13-18   If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.     Connect With Us:     Instagram: @crossing.cultures     Website: www.crossingculture.org     Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com     Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
55:38
September 6, 2021
30. 2 Corinthians 4:7-12 with Phil & Joy Metzger and Pam Markey
In this episode, Phil and Joy Metzger interview Pam Markey on her thoughts of 2 Corinthians 4:7-12   You can check out the music used in this episode on any music platform!  Artist: The New Divide | Song: Nothing I Do If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.     Connect With Us:  Instagram: @crossing.cultures     Website: www.crossingculture.org     Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com     Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
55:32
September 5, 2021
29. 2 Corinthians 4:1-6 with Phil & Joy Metzger and Jed & Renee Gourley
Join us live today on KWAVE (107.9) and KSDW (88.9) at 5pm (PST) as Phil and Joy interview Jed and Renee Gourley on their thoughts of 2 Corinthians 4:1-6    If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.   Connect With Us:   Instagram: @crossing.cultures   Website: www.crossingculture.org   Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com   Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
55:59
August 23, 2021
28. 2 Corinthians 3:7-18 with Phil & Joy Metzger and Paul & Melanie Billings
Join us as Phil & Joy Metzger have a conversation with Paul & Melanie Billings about 2 Corinthians 3:7-18 If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.   Connect With Us:   Instagram: @crossing.cultures   Website: www.crossingculture.org   Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com   Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
52:39
August 16, 2021
27. 2 Corinthians 3:1-6 with Phil Metzger and a group of Pioneer Missionaries
Join us as Phil Metzger and a group of Pioneer Missionaries have a conversation surrounding 2 Corinthians 3:1-6 You can check out the music used in this episode on any music platform! Artist: The New Divide | Song: Child of the King Artist: The Dwelling | Song: Sweetest Sound If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you. Connect With Us: Instagram: @crossing.cultures Website: www.crossingculture.org Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
52:09
August 9, 2021
26. 2 Corinthians 2:5-11 with Phil Metzger and Young Adult Leaders
Join us as Phil Metzger and a group of Youth and Young Adult leaders in the church have a conversation surrounding 2 Corinthians 2:5-11 If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you. Connect With Us: Instagram: @crossing.cultures Website: www.crossingculture.org Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
51:26
August 2, 2021
25. 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:4 with Phill Metzger & Andrew Mcall
Join us as Phil Metzger and Andrew Mcall have a conversation surrounding 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:4 If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you. Connect With Us: Instagram: @crossing.cultures Website: www.crossingculture.org Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
53:19
July 26, 2021
24. 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 with Phil and Joy Metzger
Join us as Phil and Joy Metzger have a conversation surrounding 2 Corinthians 1:1-11   If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.   Connect With Us:  Instagram: @crossing.cultures  Website: www.crossingculture.org  Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com  Phil Metzger Twitter: @metzgerphil
53:34
July 19, 2021
23. A Conversation with Greg Elsasser - Part Two
In this episode of the Crossing Cultures Podcast, Phil Metzger continues his conversation with Greg Elsasser to discuss Greg's life story, LGBTQ, and Christianity.   This is the final episode of Season Two of the Crossing Cultures Podcast. Stay tuned for more info on season Three coming very soon!   If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.   Connect With Us:  Instagram: @crossing.cultures  Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com  Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
39:58
June 30, 2021
22. A Conversation with Greg Elsasser - Part One
In this episode of the Crossing Cultures Podcast, Phil sits down with Greg Elsasser to discuss Greg's life story, LGBTQ, and Christianity If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
25:46
June 23, 2021
21. LGBTQ & Christianity
In this episode of the Crossing Cultures Podcast, Phil revisits a message he gave titled LGBTQ & Christianity" at Calvary San Diego. If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.    Connect With Us  Instagram: @crossing.cultures  Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com  Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
47:39
June 9, 2021
20. Pro-Life and the Gospel
In this episode of the Crossing Cultures Podcast, Phil and Joy Metzger have a conversation with Priscilla Dicken on Pro-Life and the Gospel  New episodes will be released every other week.  If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.    Connect With Us  Instagram: @crossing.cultures  Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com  Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
40:22
May 26, 2021
19. Understanding Special Needs - Part Two
In this week's episode of the Crossing Cultures podcast, Phil and Joy Metzger are joined by Michelle Sullivan of the "Littlest Warrior" and the "Advocate Like a Mother" Podcast. Listen in to Part Two of her story and about her perspective on being the mom of a child with special needs. This podcast exists to help Christians connect to those who live, think, and believe differently than they do. Our heart is to bridge gaps between people who think differently than we do, rather than creating cultural barriers that keep us from sharing the love of God with the world. You can follow Michelle Sullivan over on Instagram @meeshellsullivan, @littlest_warrior, and @advocatelikeamother Connect With Us Instagram @crossing.cultures Facebook at Crossing Cultures Podcast Twitter @metzgerphil Email thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com
30:20
May 12, 2021
18. Understanding Special Needs – Part One
In this week's episode of the Crossing Cultures podcast, Phil and Joy Metzger are joined by Michelle Sullivan of the "Littlest Warrior" and the "Advocate Like a Mother" Podcast. Listen in on her story and about her perspective on being the mom of a child with special needs. This podcast exists to help Christians connect to those who live, think, and believe differently than they do. Our heart is to bridge gaps between people who think differently than we do, rather than creating cultural barriers that keep us from sharing the love of God with the world. You can follow Michelle Sullivan over on Instagram @meeshellsullivan, @littlest_warrior, and @advocatelikeamother Connect With Us Instagram @crossing.cultures Facebook at Crossing Cultures Podcast Twitter @metzgerphil Email thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com
26:19
April 28, 2021
17. Crossing Cultures and the Beginning of Calvary Chapel
In this episode, Phil Metzger shares why Chuck Smith started Calvary Chapel and the importance of sharing the gospel in the world we live in today. Thanks for listening! If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review. We would love to hear from you! Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
35:40
April 14, 2021
16. Two From Bethlehem
In this week's episode, we reflect on the meaning of Holy Week and our need for Jesus. This message was pre-recorded on Palm Sunday 2021. Thanks for listening! If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review. We would love to hear from you! Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
46:05
March 31, 2021
15. What is Culture - Part 2
In this second episode of season two, Phil Metzger and Dr. Brian Howell discuss the importance of understanding our cultural and social worlds through a biblical perspective. Thanks for listening! New episodes will be released every other week. If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
42:52
March 24, 2021
14. What is Culture? - Part 1
In this first episode of season two, Phil Metzger and Dr. Brian Howell discuss the importance of understanding our cultural and social worlds through a biblical perspective.  Thanks for listening! New episodes will be released every other week. If this podcast has added value to you, please leave us a review! We would love to hear from you.  Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
35:02
March 23, 2021
13. In God We Trust - Part 2
In this episode of the Crossing Cultures Podcast, we look back to an earlier conversation between Phil Metzger and Nick Roach Titled "In God We Trust" which occurred on 5/10/20 at Calvary San Diego Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
33:43
December 23, 2020
12. In God We Trust - Part 1
In this episode of the Crossing Cultures Podcast, we look back to an earlier conversation between Phil Metzger and Nick Roach Titled "In God We Trust" which occurred on 5/10/20 at Calvary San Diego Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
34:31
December 16, 2020
11. Imago Dei
What does it mean to be made in the image of God? In this episode Phil Metzger and Nick Roach talk about understanding this idea and how it changes our perspectives of cultures and ethnicity Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
28:04
December 9, 2020
10. White Privilege
In this episode, Phil Metzger, Nick Roach, and April Diaz discuss the reality and responsibility the term “White Privilege” brings on us today. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil April Diaz: @aprilldiaz
39:36
December 2, 2020
9. History Part Two
In this episode, Phil Metzger and Nick Roach discuss History and why it matters. Your perspective on history depends on where you live in the world and your personal experience. “The good old days” is a myth for many. This two-part Episode attempts to tackle this myth by looking at America's past for what it really is, in hopes to better understand our present and pave the way for a better future. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
43:27
November 25, 2020
8. History Part One
In this episode, Phil Metzger and Nick Roach discuss History and why it matters. Your perspective on history depends on where you live in the world and your personal experience. “The good old days” is a myth for many. This two-part Episode attempts to tackle this myth by looking at America's past for what it really is, in hopes to better understand our present and pave the way for a better future. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
32:43
November 18, 2020
7. Pastor's Perspective on Race and the Gospel - Part 2
In part two of this interview, Calvary Chapel Pastors Bill Buffington, Tony Clark, and Phil Metzger as they discuss pastoring in the Calvary Chapel movement in relation to Race and the Gospel. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
36:14
November 11, 2020
6. Pastor's Perspective on Race and the Gospel - Part 1
In this episode,  join Calvary Chapel Pastors Bill Buffington, Tony Clark, and Phil Metzger as they discuss pastoring in the Calvary Chapel movement in relation to Race and the Gospel. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
38:55
November 4, 2020
5. Color Blindness
In this episode of the "Crossing Cultures" Podcast, Phil Metzger and Nick Roach discuss the topic of being "color-blind" and the implications that can have on an individual's culture. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
34:36
October 28, 2020
4. I'm Not Weird, You're Weird and Other Nonsense
In this episode, Phil Metzger and Nick Roach help define the ideas of ethnocentrism, strangeness, and privilege in hopes of unpacking the difference between racism and acknowledging our beautiful differences as people made in the image of God. Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil
38:13
October 21, 2020
3. Won't You Be My Neighbor?
With tensions between people groups flooding our world today, how do we learn to love our neighbor as God loves us? How do we know who our Neighbor is? What can we learn about God from our Neighbor? Join Phil Metzger, Nick Roach, and Dave Gibbons as these questions and more will be discussed in this episode of “The Crossing Cultures Podcast.” Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com Phil Metzger: @metzgerphil Dave Gibbons: @davekgibbons
38:04
October 14, 2020
2. The Art of Listening
Are we listening or just waiting till it’s our turn to speak? Are we after relationships or solutions? If you don’t listen your way into a conversation then you’ll probably have to talk your way out of a mess. In this episode, Phil Metzger and Nick Roach talk about what it means to truly listen. If you found value in this podcast, please subscribe and leave a review! We appreciate your support.  Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com
35:57
October 7, 2020
1. Race and the Gospel
This podcast exists to help Christians connect to those who live, think, and believe differently than they do. In this episode, Phil Metzger is joined by friend and former NFL player Nick Roach as they discuss how the Gospel can impact, relate, and bring hope to the racial issues we see around us. If you found value in this podcast, please subscribe and leave a review! We appreciate your support.  Connect With Us Instagram: @crossing.cultures Email: thecrossingculturespodcast@gmail.com
34:29
September 30, 2020
0. What is Crossing Cultures?
In this introductory episode, Phil Metzger talks about the premise behind the Crossing Cultures Podcast and what you can expect from season one. 
08:06
September 21, 2020