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God Has Not Given

God Has Not Given

By Janice Lagata
An exvangelical podcast featuring Janice Lagata and her failing faith in conversations with friends and family.
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2.11 WHY ARE THESE INSTITUTIONS PROVOKING US? with Elizabeth
Join Janice for a trip down under with her friend and fellow Hillsong College survivor, Elizabeth. Listen in as they reminisce about the lessons learned and revel in how much they have unlearned. @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com Friend of the week: Elizabeth // @sauceyfireislander
58:05
May 6, 2021
2.10 FRIENDSHIPS ARE IMPORTANT (PERIOD) with Aramis
Join Janice for a conversation about friendship with her longtime acquaintance, Aramis (relationship maven and host of the podcast, Deliberdating). Follow along as they both dig into the importance of friendship and Aramis digs into... what? @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com Friends of the week: Aramis // @deliberdating
58:23
April 25, 2021
2.9 THE UNGETTABLE GIRL (A Bonus Episode!)
Join Janice for a bonus episode featuring one of her most popular past guests (@ohwetalkintalkin) and a guest appearance by some random character (@deliberdating) as they take on Christian Art during A Week Away. @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com Friends of the week: Sadiqa // @ohwetalkintalkin & Aramis // @deliberdating
01:02:27
April 20, 2021
2.8 I'M NOT HERE FOR CRUMBS with Libby
Join Janice for a good, honest conversation with her friend Libby, as they talk trash (as trash) about the trash that is white supremacy and how to be better allies in spite of it all. Friend of the week: Libby // @elisabeth__joy Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
58:42
April 8, 2021
2.7 THOUGHTS FROM THE BOTTOM RUNGS with Adrian
Join Janice for a good chat with Adrian Gibbs (one of the Dirty Rotten Church Kids) as they go wide and get self-reflective to talk about the white supremacist terror targeting AAPI folx, tensions between Asian and Black communities, and garage vs. woods when running from the monster.  Friend of the week: Adrian Gibbs // @adriangibbs_ // @dirtyrottenchurchkids Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:20:44
March 20, 2021
2.6 JESUS AND JOHN WAYNE with Kristin Du Mez
Join Janice for the podcast’s first author interview (!!) as she talks “Jesus and John Wayne” with historian, scholar and author Kristin Du Mez. Come for the evangelical slander and stay for the empathy. Friend of the week: Kristin Kobes Du Mez // @kkdumez // kristindumez.com Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:05:33
March 14, 2021
2.5 IT BE YOUR OWN with Janay
Join Janice and her friend (slash-better-stronger-bolder-version-of-her-Hillsong-self) Janay, as they discuss skinfolk, credentials, how to starve at a feast and the truth or fiction of one of Janice's least favorite catchphrases: "God doesn't call the qualified, He qualifies the called."  Friend of the week: Janay Salcedo-Kinsey // @janaysalcedokinsey Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:04:05
March 4, 2021
2.4 YOU LIKED THE VERSION OF ME THAT LOOKED LIKE YOU with Jo
Join Janice and the brilliant Jo Luehmann as they discuss the effects of parenting. How much does the way we were raised have to do with the religious spaces we end up in? Do parents always know best? And what do you do when the people who love you, don't like you? All the easy questions. Friend of the week: Jo Luehmann | @joluehmann | @joluehmann Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:01:31
February 21, 2021
2.3 THIS IS THE JOB THAT THEY DO IN HELL with Ajanet
Join Janice and her long-standing friend, Ajanet, as they reminisce about the adventures of Rocketpack and Builda, from doing time in Sydney to doing time upstate, it may take longer than it should, but they always escape. Friend of the week: Ajanet Rountree // @ajatree Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
56:47
February 11, 2021
2.2 ARE YOU ABLE TO LOVE THIS GOD? with Charis
Join Janice and the immensely talented Charis Vaughn as they talk worship, validation and how keeping it all righteous can lead to all kinds of wrongness. Friend of the week: Charis Vaughn // @charisvaughn // charisvaughn.com Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
58:21
January 31, 2021
2.1 WHAT IS THAT DOING FOR ME? with Wes
New season, who dis? And what do you need? Seriously. Join Janice as her friend Wes meets her in the middle of trying to make sense of the past for the sake of the future by being aware of what we need right now. (spoiler alert: you probably need to listen to this episode ASAP) Friend of the week: Wes Curtis // @wescurt Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
58:27
January 21, 2021
09. KEEP, KILL, NEGOTIATE with The Black Joys
Elections, insurrections and impeachments, oh my! This wasn’t supposed to happen. 2021 was supposed to end 2020. Flipping the senate was supposed to fix it. January 6th was supposed to be purely ceremonial. And this podcast wasn’t supposed to be back until next week. And yet here we are. And yes, it’s a long episode, but our celebration time was cut short, so you will deal. Happy New Year? Friends of the week:  ALICIA // @akriealicia CHARIS // @charisvaughn COLETTE // @the.coco.jones JESSICA RAY // @jesskaris JOANNA // @josiny Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:36:38
January 14, 2021
08. THERE'S LEVELS TO THIS with Tiffany
Megachurches abuse the concepts of honor, leadership and servanthood to break a lot of people down, but no two rebuilds look the same.  Join Janice and Tiffany for part two of a journey that started in faith and is now.... elsewhere? Friend of the week: TIFFANY PEREZ // @tiff.tiff246 Recommendations: @DOBETTERCHURCH Business Insider Article: Celebrity Church Hillsong Faces New Accusations of Racism, Exploitation and Discrimination... BALANCES (we didn’t do the reading, but there is a video…) Happy Holidays Y’all! See you in 2021. But just in case you’re all caught up and still want more… CAFETERIA CHRISTIAN episode 105 THEREAFTER episode 005 CAT TETRIS Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:00:60
December 24, 2020
07. I'M GONNA SAY WHY with Tiffany
After years of serving in the same church (in different areas), attending the same Bible college (at different times) and working with the same pastor (in different locations), Janice and Tiffany have finally landed on the same page.  Join in for part one of a journey to the ends of the earth and a faith. Friend of the week: TIFFANY PEREZ // @tiff.tiff246 Recommendations: All caught up? Catch up with Janice on some other podcasts... CAFETERIA CHRISTIAN episode 105 THEREAFTER episode 005 CAT TETRIS Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
49:13
December 17, 2020
06. BECOMING CONSCIOUS (IT'LL DO IT TO YA) with Jessica Ray
It's the second half of the Jessica Ray two-parter and it's good. So buckle up and get ready for many thoughts on many things including (but not limited to) equality, Trumpvangelicals, Candace O and why Janice doesn't want to talk anymore. Friend of the week: JESSICA RAY // @jesskaris // jkaris.squarespace.com Recommended Reading: THE DIVIDE by Janice Lagata Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:02:02
December 10, 2020
05. BECOMING CONSCIOUS (Y'ALL PIMPIN') with Jessica Ray
We're going going back back to Cali Cali (and Oklahoma!) to retrace the steps of Janice and Jessica Ray, to find out how their church histories helped shape their current unchurched her-stories. Friend of the week: JESSICA RAY // @jesskaris // jkaris.squarespace.com Recommended Reading: THE DIVIDE by Janice Lagata Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
52:24
December 3, 2020
04. CHURCH IS COVID with Daniel
As COVID is ramping up again, Janice has her fingers crossed that the era of the megachurch is winding down. Join in as she sits down with Daniel, (the boy version of herself) to talk the structures, systems and sicknesses that make up megachurches.  Friend of the week: DANIEL TAYTRO // @legendoftaytro // TAYTRO ON SPOTIFY  RECOMMENDED PODCASTS: CAT TETRIS hosted by Daniel & Janice ALMOST HERETICAL (the podcast that ruined everything. THANK GOD.) Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
01:05:16
November 26, 2020
03. MARRIAGE MATERIAL with Clown Town
While y'alls president still hasn't conceded his loss, five single women consider whether or not they're losing out on marriage. Join Janice as she sits down with her friends Alicia, Sadiqa, Joanna and Aramis** as they ramble and rant about marriage.  Friends of the week: ALICIA // @akriealicia SADIQA //@ohwetalkintalkin //@s.smithford_designs JOANNA // @josiny Frenemy** of the week: ARAMIS // @deliberdating  SISTER PODCASTS:  OH WE TALKIN' TALKIN'  hosted by Sadiqa DELIBERDATING hosted by Aramis CAT TETRIS hosted by Daniel & Janice Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
54:16
November 19, 2020
02. THIS-MISSED-DIS:CONNECTION with Emily
Started in connect group, now we here... in two different states, literally and metaphorically. Join Janice as she zooms up on her friend Emily to talk about the complications of Christian connections. Friend of the week: Emily // @kruller88 Note: Towards the end of the episode, when Janice refers to Emily as "one of my Belles" she is referencing a piece from her book of poetry "The Divide" Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
48:22
November 12, 2020
01. NEVER IN LINE with Sadiqa
Between the delayed results of the 2020 Presidential Election and the sudden dismissal of Pastor Carl Lentz from Hillsong, November 4th was a wild day. Even for 2020. So join Janice as she sits down with her friend Sadiqa as they talk about how their Hillsong history has affected their current church vibes.  Friend of the week: Sadiqa Smith-Ford // ssmithford.com //@ohwetalkintalkin //@s.smithford_designs Regular degular links @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
52:58
November 5, 2020
00. DOING THE DAMNED THING with Janice
This is just an intro. I am Janice Lagata and this is a story about how and why I can't tell you the story of how I got here. GET AT ME @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
24:02
October 29, 2020
GOD HAS NOT GIVEN... A Trailer
A brief intro to the who, why and what of this podcast. We'll start figuring out the how soon... Subscribe and stay tuned! GET AT ME @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven.com // @jani_the_cat // janicelagata.com
00:59
October 24, 2020