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God Has Not Given

God Has Not Given

By Janice Lagata
“God has not given us the spirit of fear”... but I got it from somewhere. And now as I'm trying to let go of what doesn't make sense for me anymore, I'm trying to hold onto the people who knew me when it did. So listen in for weekly conversations featuring me and my failing faith in conversations with my friends and family.
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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? godhasnotgiven@gmail.com // @godhasnotgiven Friends of the week:  ALICIA // @akriealicia CHARIS // @charisvaughn COLETTE // @the.coco.jones JESSICA RAY // @jesskaris JOANNA // @josiny
1:36:38
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? godhasnotgiven@gmail.com // @godhasnotgiven 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
1:00:59
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. godhasnotgiven@gmail.com // @godhasnotgiven 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
49:12
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. godhasnotgiven@gmail.com // @godhasnotgiven Friend of the week: JESSICA RAY // @jesskaris // jkaris.squarespace.com Recommended Reading: THE DIVIDE by Janice Lagata
1:02:01
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. godhasnotgiven@gmail.com // @godhasnotgiven Friend of the week: JESSICA RAY // @jesskaris // jkaris.squarespace.com Recommended Reading: THE DIVIDE by Janice Lagata
52:23
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.  GodHasNotGiven@gmail.com  // @godhasnotgiven   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.)
1:05:15
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.  GodHasNotGiven@gmail.com  // @godhasnotgiven  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
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. And speaking of connecting... @godhasnotgiven // godhasnotgiven@gmail.com // janicelagata.com 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"
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. GodHasNotGiven@gmail.com  // @godhasnotgiven Friend of the week: Sadiqa Smith-Ford // ssmithford.com //@ohwetalkintalkin //@s.smithford_designs
52:58
November 5, 2020
00. DOING THE DAMNED THING
This is just an intro. A story about how I can't tell you the story of how I got here. Question/topics/comments for future episodes: godhasnotgiven@gmail.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!
00:59
October 24, 2020