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The Todd Rod God Pod

The Todd Rod God Pod

By Todd Rodarmel
This is the Todd Rod God Pod, a podcast hosted by Pastor Todd Rodarmel and Drew Tilton. Join them as they explore ideas of faith and what it means to have a sustainable spirituality.
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TRGP Christmas Special!!!!
Join Todd and Drew for some Christmas fun as they go through some Bible Christmas Trivia on the Pod and discuss common misconceptions about the events surrounding Jesus’ birth. Send your trivia score to drew@mvc.life for a chance to win MVC merch! Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com.
42:02
December 21, 2020
Ep. 2.12: Creative Generosity - Alex Nowlin & Chuck McLucas
Financial wizzes and generosity experts Alex Nowlin and Chuck McLucas join the Pod to talk about the unique opportunity the end of the year holds for creative generosity and giving as the Lord has given to us. Leave us a review on your listening platform of choice or email us at drew@mvc.life. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com.
48:21
December 14, 2020
Ep. 2.11: Advent with Taylor Bedoya
Todd and special guest cohost, Taylor Bedoya, have a conversation about Advent, how we can actively participate in the season, and and what that can do to help this Christmas be transformative for your family. Taylor is the Kids Ministry Family Pastor at Mountain View Church and is passionate about coming alongside and equipping kids and families to follow Jesus. Leave us a review on your listening platform of choice or email us at drew@mvc.life. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com.  :: Also check out the MVC Advent Family Scripture Reading Schedule: https://files.constantcontact.com/a07b7143001/b6dd036e-c712-4cbc-8494-a0056ac3ab95.pdf
43:30
December 7, 2020
Ep. 2.10: Chaplain Jonathan Stephens
Join Todd for his phone conversation with chaplain and friend, Jonathan Stephens. Jonathan is a member of Mountain View Church who has been serving overseas as a Navy Chaplain. Todd and Jonathan talk about government, authority, conscience, Church and State, and how to follow Jesus in this crazy season we find ourselves in. Leave us a review on your listening platform of choice or email us at drew@mvc.life. Intro/Outro music provided by bensound.com.
01:10:24
November 30, 2020
Ep. 2.09: Following the Risen Rabbi - Part 2 (with Special Co-Host Brandon Brickley)
Part 2 of 2: Todd, Drew, and special cohost Brandon Brickley continue their discussion about discipleship and what it looks like to follow the risen, living Jesus in the 21st Century. Also we want your feedback! Leaves us a review at anchor.fm/toddrodgodpod page or email us at drew@mvc.life. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com.
45:34
November 16, 2020
Ep. 2.08: Following the Risen Rabbi - Part 1 (with Special Co-Host Brandon Brickley)
Part 1 of 2: Todd, Drew, and special cohost Brandon Brickley enter into a two part discussion about discipleship and what it looks like to follow the risen, living Jesus in the 21st Century. Also we want your feedback! Leaves us a review at anchor.fm/toddrodgodpod or email us at drew@mvc.life. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com.
44:40
November 9, 2020
Ep. 2.07: Worship Pastor & Musician Ryan Kirkland
Worship pastor and musician Ryan Kirkland joins the Pod to tell us about his life in a band, his and his wife’s courageous faith, and the new worship album from Mountain View Music set to drop by the end of this year. Follow him on Instagram and check out his music on Spotify below. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com. :: https://www.instagram.com/ryan.creating/?hl=en :: https://www.instagram.com/mvc.music/?hl=en :: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5knuuVSrTcYm2PWN0VLn3c?autoplay=true :: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4M6SYbj2q4kUUrz9zKVqKZ?autoplay=true
58:54
November 2, 2020
Ep. 2.06: Good and Evil - Listener Question
Todd and Drew respond to a listener's question about the knowledge of good and evil, why eating from that tree was a big deal, and how we all have continued to repeat that sin throughout history. Also check out the great resources from the BibleProject.com below. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com. :: https://bibleproject.com/explore/genesis-1-11/ :: https://bibleproject.com/podcast/tale-two-trees/ :: https://bibleproject.com/podcast/tree-knowing-good-bad/
01:07:34
October 26, 2020
Ep. 2.05: It's the End of the World? - Part 2
Part 2 of 2 - Join Todd and Drew as they continue their discussion on the apocalypse, whether we are experiencing it, and what scripture tells us about the end of the world. Also check out the great resources from the BibleProject.com below. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com. :: https://bibleproject.com/explore/revelation/ :: https://bibleproject.com/videos/apocalyptic-literature/ :: https://bibleproject.com/podcast/series/apocalyptic-literature/
59:01
October 19, 2020
Ep. 2.04: It's the End of the World? - Part 1
Part 1 of 2 - Join Todd and Drew as they discuss the apocalypse, whether we are experiencing it, and what scripture tells us about the end of the world. Also check out the great resources from the BibleProject.com below. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com. :: https://bibleproject.com/explore/revelation/  :: https://bibleproject.com/videos/apocalyptic-literature/  :: https://bibleproject.com/podcast/series/apocalyptic-literature/
45:31
October 12, 2020
Ep. 2.03: Among Kings with Author Joey O'Connor
Join us as we connect with author and screenwriter Joey O'Connor as he shares about his new novel Among Kings and the hardship Congolese people have had throughout history and continue to have today. Intro & outro music provided by bensound.com. www.joeyoconnor.org :: www.congoreformassociation.org :: www.africanewday.org :: www.thegrovecenter.org :: https://www.amazon.com/Among-Kings-Adventures-Livingstone-Courageous/dp/B084YY2QS1/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=among+kings&qid=1600990201&sr=8-1 ::
45:58
October 5, 2020
Ep. 2.02: Joy Bus Journeys with Jake Shumate
Join us as we talk to our friend Jake Shumate about his awesome web show Joy Bus Journeys and what it looks like to strive for health and wholeness in our world today. Check out Joy Bus Journeys at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3Pn7g2k3tocmWiS-RUNMdQ :: https://www.instagram.com/joybusjourney/ :: https://www.facebook.com/JoyBus73 :: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BtvNJ_L4GE :: https://www.patreon.com/joybus Also check out Let Your Life Speak by Parker Palmer. https://www.amazon.com/Let-Your-Life-Speak-Listening/dp/0787947350 Intro/Outro Music Provided by bensound.com.
55:26
September 28, 2020
Ep. 2.01: How to Restore 2020? - NEW SEASON!!!!
Join us for the Season 2 premier of the Todd Rod God Pod as Todd and Drew unpack the values of the podcast, specifically how we can be a part of restoring the chaotic year of 2020. Also check out the QUESTIONS FOR PRAYER AND CONSIDERATION from this episode below. Intro/Outro Music Provided by bensound.com. QUESTIONS FOR PRAYER AND CONSIDERATION: Authenticity/Truth: God, am I grounded in reality? Am I present to my five sense? Where am I falling short? Where am I reaching my limits? Intimacy/Faith: God, am I engaging with you each day? Jesus, am I following you and working to be more like you? Spirit, am I staying touch with you Love: God, am I seeing Jesus in others? How am I prioritizing my important relationships with family and friends? Am I seeking the lost/caring for the least of these? Am I forgiving and praying for my enemies Restoration/Hope: Am I giving regularly? Am I serving according to my gifts? How am I growing in character and Christlikeness?
01:28:34
September 21, 2020
Ep. 17: Schools Out for Summer
Join us for the last episode of the season, as Todd and Drew talk about beneficial ways to spend your Summer and what resources we want to share with you. We will be back for Season 2 in September, 2020. Here are some resources we recommend for your continued learning around racial justice: The Third Option by Miles McPherson, White Awake by Daniel Hill, the Thrive Summit, and the ECC Racial Righteousness Resource Page. Intro/Outro Music Provided by bensound.com
19:56
June 25, 2020
Ep. 16: Lunia Dias
In this episode, Todd talks with friend Lunia Dias about her experience growing up as a person of color in America and the prejudice and hate she still experiences today. Listen in as Lunia shares a message of faith, love, and courage as she seeks to follow Christ in the midst of our still very fallen world. Intro/Outro Music provided by bensound.com.
53:51
June 8, 2020
Ep. 15: Faith & Politics—Part 4—Dual Citizens
In this episode, Todd and Drew finish their conversation on Scripture and politics, discussing how we as Christians are called to be dual citizens. There is a little sound interference throughout, so hopefully that isn’t too distracting. [If you need someone to care for you in this season of pain and confusion Mountain View Church wants to help. Reach out to us at https://mvc.life/prayer-and-care/] Intro/Outro music provided by bensound.com.
38:12
June 1, 2020
Ep. 14: Faith & Politics—Part 3—Jesus' Politics
In this episode, Todd and Drew start a conversation on Scripture and politics, discussing how Jesus and other Biblical figures responded to the political situations of their day. There is a little sound interference throughout, so hopefully that isn’t too distracting. Also don’t forget to send us your questions on Faith and Politics. You can either use the link to our Anchor.FM page in the description of this episode, or you can email your questions to Drew@mvc.life. Intro/Outro music provided by bensound.com.
44:08
May 25, 2020
Episode 13: Faith & Politics—Part 2
Todd and Drew continue their conversation about the divisive political atmosphere we find ourselves in today and how we might respond and engage with one another as Christ followers. Part 2 of a 5 episode conversation. Intro/Outro music provided by bensound.com
22:29
May 18, 2020
Episode 12: Faith & Politics—Part 1
Todd and Drew have a frank conversation about the divisive political atmosphere we find ourselves in today and how we might respond and engage with one another as Christ followers. Part 1 of a multi-episode conversation.
35:21
May 11, 2020
Episode 11: Loving Our Muslim Friends
In this challenging and thought provoking episode, Tim Hardy joins Todd and Drew to talk about Islam and what it looks like to love, connect with, and befriend our Muslim neighbors the way Jesus does. Want to learn more or connect with Tim? Email him at timothyhardy5@gmail.com. Intro Music provided by bensound.com.
38:01
April 27, 2020
Episode 10: Keepin’ It Connected
Pastor and master connector Traci Rodarmel joins Todd to talk Group Life and how to stay in community from a distance. Traci is the Groups Life Pastor at Mountain View Church. Find out more at MVC.LIFE. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
35:34
April 20, 2020
Episode 9: Mindful Mondays
Guest Cheryl Klem, host of the new YouTube show Mindful Mondays, joins the podcast to talk mental health and share her church’s vision to care for people’s needs in the midst of crisis. Cheryl is a Marriage and Family Therapist and the Director of Staff at Mountain View Church. Connect with Mindful Mondays and Mountain View Church on their website, Facebook, and YouTube page. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
29:31
April 13, 2020
Holy Week Special - Silent Saturday
Walk through Holy Week together as Todd leads us in readings from the week of Jesus death and resurrection, and offers us meditations to help point our hearts towards Him. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
06:19
April 11, 2020
Holy Week Special - Good Friday
Walk through Holy Week together as Todd leads us in readings from the week of Jesus death and resurrection, and offers us meditations to help point our hearts towards Him. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
08:22
April 10, 2020
Holy Week Special - Maundy Thursday
Walk through Holy Week together as Todd leads us in readings from the week of Jesus death and resurrection, and offers us meditations to help point our hearts towards Him. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
05:43
April 9, 2020
Holy Week Special - Wednesday
Walk through Holy Week together as Todd leads us in readings from the week of Jesus death and resurrection, and offers us meditations to help point our hearts towards Him. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
05:45
April 8, 2020
Holy Week Special - Tuesday
Walk through Holy Week together as Todd leads us in readings from the week of Jesus death and resurrection, and offers us meditations to help point our hearts towards Him. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
05:45
April 7, 2020
Holy Week Special - Monday
Walk through Holy Week together as Todd leads us in readings from the week of Jesus death and resurrection, and offers us meditations to help point our hearts towards Him. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
05:45
April 6, 2020
Episode 8: I Still Believe
Todd and Drew welcome Matt Balm onto the Podcast. Matt is a long time Musician Manager and the Executive Producer of the new Lionsgate film I Still Believe. Join us as we talk music, Jeremy Camp, and how the Coronavirus is impacting showbiz. Rent I Still Believe March 27th on Apple, Amazon, or Google Play. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
44:04
March 26, 2020
Episode 7: Staying Social in Quarantine
Join Todd, Drew, and Traci for a special mid-week episode as we talk about how to stay social and loving in light of California's "Safe at Home" order. GIVE TO THOSE IN NEED through the MVC Generosity Fund at www.mvc.life (click the "GIVE" button and select "Generosity Fund" in the "Designation" drop down). Intro music provided by bensound.com.
42:02
March 20, 2020
Episode 6: Coronavirus
(Updated for Audio Fixes) Todd and Drew invite Andy Valencia, former fire captain and church overseer, to talk about the Coronavirus, fear, emergency preparedness, and how to trust in God in the midst of a crisis. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
42:33
March 16, 2020
Episode 5: Siberian Solitude
Real life adventurers Maxwell Frost and David Deaton share about their “bike-packing” trip across a Siberian lake and what that has taught them about the importance of solitude and silence in their everyday lives. Follow them on Instagram @maxwellanddavid. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
01:00:34
March 9, 2020
Episode 4: Spiritual Warfare - Part 2
Part 2 of 2- Pastor/Dr Bob Craig joins the podcast to talk about spiritual warfare and how to engage with the spiritual realm from a place of power in Christ. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
31:53
March 2, 2020
Episode 4: Spiritual Warfare - Part 1
Part 1 of 2- Pastor/Dr Bob Craig joins the podcast to talk about spiritual warfare and how to engage with the spiritual realm from a place of power in Christ. Intro music provided by bensound.com.
48:05
March 2, 2020
Episode 3: Fasting
Todd and Drew talk about fasting and how this ancient practice can better connect us to God. Intro music provided by bensound.com
42:00
February 24, 2020
Episode 2: Practicing Presence
This week Todd and Drew welcome in special guest Traci Rodarmel to discuss what it means to be present to God and those around you in a world that is constantly demanding more of us. (Intro music provided by bensound.com)
48:36
February 17, 2020
Episode 1: Spiritual Practices & Sabbath
Todd and Drew talk about the importance of spiritual practices and the relevance of one of the oldest spiritual disciplines of all, sabbath keeping. Intro Music Provided by www.bensound.com
48:32
February 12, 2020