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Where's God?

Where's God?

By Where's God?

A podcast hosted by Jonny and Michael that seeks to respond to the question "Where is God in the midst of our world?" We're tackling the problem of sin and evil and how God shows up in the middle of it all.
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Racism: Where Do We Go from Here? feat. Buster Swoopes pt. 3 (S02E09)
Racism: Where Do We Go from Here? feat. Buster Swoopes pt. 3 (S02E09)
Jonny and Michael finish their conversation with Buster and tackle the issue of racism and racial reconciliation. 
37:55
July 08, 2021
Evangelism: Where Do We Go from Here? feat. Buster Swoopes pt. 2 (S02E08)
Evangelism: Where Do We Go from Here? feat. Buster Swoopes pt. 2 (S02E08)
In episode 4 of season 2, Jonny and Michael curated a conversation with some friends around the efficacy evangelism. This conversation provide a robust view on the challenges facing evangelism but fell short in offering a look at what is working and where evangelism is headed in the future. Today on the show, Jonny and Michael talk with Buster Swoopes about his experience with evangelism and how we chart a path forward.  Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church: @thisiselevatetx
25:21
June 21, 2021
Churchianity vs. Christianity: Where Do We Go from Here? feat. Buster Swoopes pt. 1 (S02E07)
Churchianity vs. Christianity: Where Do We Go from Here? feat. Buster Swoopes pt. 1 (S02E07)
Michael and Jonny talk with Buster Swoopes, professor at Southwestern Adventist University. In this episode, we explore church revitalization, churchianity, pastoral roles and women's ordination. 
55:23
June 14, 2021
Q&A Churchianity vs. Christianity (S02E06)
Q&A Churchianity vs. Christianity (S02E06)
You sent your questions and we answered! Jonny and Michael sat down to hear your questions and respond with deeply profound and cogently frank answers. And a good dose of humor and you've got yourselves a delight listen during your commute, workout or vacuum session.  Notes: Elevate Retake Ty Gibson tweet "On the premise of that divine predicament,...." Bridgetown Podcast reference Diane Langberg, Redeeming Power John 13:35 Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church: @thisiselevatetx
47:23
April 30, 2021
Shaq, Casseroles and Cardigans: There's God (S02E05)
Shaq, Casseroles and Cardigans: There's God (S02E05)
Jonny and Michael talk about where they see God in the world. There's God! Shaq, Earings, Debt Casserole, Canada, Airplane Fish, Food, Inability to See Badge, Kiddy Pool, Cardigan Bonus Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church: @thisiselevatetx
43:11
April 22, 2021
Season 2 Update (They did it again...)
Season 2 Update (They did it again...)
Where have Jonny and Michael been? Not podcasting, that's for sure. In this mid season update, they talk about what's been up and where the podcast is headed.  The second half of season two is coming your way soon! https://www.instagram.com/tv/CNa2ZiCBAHv/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
05:59
April 08, 2021
Where's Good News? Conversations on Evangelism (S02E04)
Where's Good News? Conversations on Evangelism (S02E04)
Evangelism in Christianity in general and in Seventh-day Adventism specifically has a storied past. Jonny and Michael sat down with four of their friends and colleagues in church ministry. In this episode, you will meet April, Daniel, Olga and Tyson and hear their perspectives on the good news of the gospel and how it has been shared through evangelism.  Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church's Instagram: @thisiselevatetx
52:17
February 18, 2021
Where's Logic? Conspiracy Theories feat. Garrison Hayes (S02E03)
Where's Logic? Conspiracy Theories feat. Garrison Hayes (S02E03)
Conspiracy theories are antithetical to the gospel of Jesus Christ. In this episode, Jonny and Michael react to a video about conspiracy theories by their friend and colleague, Garrison Hayes. Garrison is a pastor at Community Praise Church in Alexandria, Virginia. He’s an excellent communicator and is madly in love with Jesus. Link to full video: ReCharge: CONSPIRACY THEORIES https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7N3kzok-sU Connect with Garrison: Twitter: @garrison_hayes | Instagram: @garrisonh Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church's Instagram: @thisiselevatetx
27:50
February 11, 2021
The Bridezilla (S02E02)
The Bridezilla (S02E02)
So if Jesus is coming back for his bride, and the bride is the church, and the church doesn't treat others well, does that make the church a bridezilla?  Is that sentence a run-on sentence? Yes. and Yes.  In this episode, Jonny and Michael break down Jesus and the bride, an image from the Bible used to represent how God sees his church. But too often the bride doesn't treat others well.  Resources: "I Don't Want a God Who..." https://www.adventistreview.org/2013-1519-p16 Church in Quarantine: https://www.instagram.com/p/CIbr_TrFBVZ | IG @iamclaudiaallen Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church's Instagram: @thisiselevatetx
18:08
February 04, 2021
Churchianity vs. Christianity (S02E01)
Churchianity vs. Christianity (S02E01)
What's up with the church? And is there a difference between following Christ and being a part of the church? In this episode, Jonny and Michael discuss the difference between churchianity (where church is all) and Christianity (where Jesus is all) and try to make sense of their expressions in the world.  References: The sad irony of celebrity pastors: https://spectator.us/life/sad-irony-celebrity-pastors-carl-lentz-hillsong Socials: Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod | Twitter: @WheresGodPod | Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny: Instagram: @jwilc | Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael: Twitter: @pmr_gibson | Michael's Church's Instagram: @thisiselevatetx
24:27
January 28, 2021
Where's God in this Generation? feat. Heather Thompson Day (S01E10)
Where's God in this Generation? feat. Heather Thompson Day (S01E10)
Follow Dr. Heather Thompson Day on Twitter: @HeatherTDay or Instagram: @heatherthompsonday Check out Infinite Hope, next week! Nov 6-12 at 7pm CT www.infinitehope2020.org We want to hear from you! Leave us a voice message here: https://anchor.fm/wheresgod/message --- Send us an email or DM! Instagram: @WheresGodPod Twitter: @WheresGodPod Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com --- Jonny Instagram: @jwilc Twitter: @jonnywilc --- Michael Twitter: @pmrgibson Michael's Church Instagram: @thisiselevatetx ---
32:38
October 29, 2020
Where's God in the Church? feat. Heather Thompson Day (S01E9)
Where's God in the Church? feat. Heather Thompson Day (S01E9)
Follow Dr. Heather Thompson Day on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeatherTDay We want to hear from you! Leave us a voice message here: https://anchor.fm/wheres-god/message Connect with us! Instagram: @WheresGodPod Twitter: @WheresGodPod Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny Instagram: @jwilc Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael Twitter: @pmrgibson
21:04
October 22, 2020
Where's God in Politics? feat. Heather Thompson Day (S01E8)
Where's God in Politics? feat. Heather Thompson Day (S01E8)
Follow Dr. Heather Thompson Day on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeatherTDay We want to hear from you! Leave us a voice message here: https://anchor.fm/wheres-god/message Connect with us! Instagram: @WheresGodPod Twitter: @WheresGodPod Email: wheresgodpodcast@gmail.com Jonny Instagram: @jwilc Twitter: @jonnywilc Michael  Twitter: @pmrgibson
21:18
October 15, 2020
At Least We Could Have Called - Update 09/03/2020
At Least We Could Have Called - Update 09/03/2020
Jonny and Michael talk about where they've been for the past 2.5 months and where the podcast is headed next. 
08:00
September 03, 2020
Where's God? Presents: Elevate Retake, Try Sabbath Overtime
Where's God? Presents: Elevate Retake, Try Sabbath Overtime
Jonny and Michael talk about the importance and eschatology of Sabbath on the podcast Elevate Retake. 
55:12
August 06, 2020
Where's God? Presents: Elevate Retake, Try Sabbath
Where's God? Presents: Elevate Retake, Try Sabbath
This week we are bring to you an episode of Elevate Retake where Jonny and Michael talk about what it means to experience Sabbath as a gift of resistance from everything the world has to offer.  anchor.fm/elevatechurch
38:41
July 23, 2020
Speak Up (S01E7)
Speak Up (S01E7)
After all that's happened in May and June of 2020, where do we go from here? BLM and Counter Protestors https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/14/blm-supporter-speaks-out-after-carrying-counter-protester-to-safety “In the psalms there is no true worship without justice, no faithful prayer that leaves out justice, and no genuine faith that takes justice less seriously than God takes it.” -W. David O. Taylor Abraham Heschel, The Prophets
28:51
June 18, 2020
Racism, the Black Experience, and Theodicy feat. Godwin Sang (S01E6)
Racism, the Black Experience, and Theodicy feat. Godwin Sang (S01E6)
Mentions: Howard Thurman, Jesus and the Disinherited https://twitter.com/pastormarct/status/1266294140238573571?s=20
47:33
June 04, 2020
The God of Your Story (S01E5)
The God of Your Story (S01E5)
Jonny and Michael are back at it, tackling the idea of Free Will. What's the big deal? Why does it matter that I have a choice? Why should I be excited about that? Quotes: Class notes from Oliver Glanz' Old Testament Theology Matthew 21:33-46
27:34
May 21, 2020
Humans Change God's Mind (S01E4)
Humans Change God's Mind (S01E4)
Jonny and Michael talk about free will and how humans are invited into relational decision making that has cataclysmic ramifications. Life Project Podcast by Billy Hungate, Apple | Google | Spotify  More on free will: https://www.adventistbiblicalresearch.org/sites/default/files/pdf/Predestination.pdf  John Peckham, Theodicy of Life page 9  Revelation 17: 15-18 NIV: 15 Then the angel said to me, “The waters you saw, where the prostitute sits, are peoples, multitudes, nations and languages. 16 The beast and the ten horns you saw will hate the prostitute. They will bring her to ruin and leave her naked; they will eat her flesh and burn her with fire. 17 For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to hand over to the beast their royal authority, until God’s words are fulfilled. 18 The woman you saw is the great city that rules over the kings of the earth.”
27:31
May 14, 2020
Invisible War feat. the Wise Wives (S01E3)
Invisible War feat. the Wise Wives (S01E3)
Wives always bring wisdom. Jonny invited his wife Stephanie, and Michael invited his wife Melissa to join them on this episode. They talk about the invisible war happening around us causes us to realize there is something else going on in the world.  https://www.enspireproductions.org/ John Peckham, Theodicy of Love
27:33
April 30, 2020
Good God, Bad Christians? (S01E2)
Good God, Bad Christians? (S01E2)
Jonny and Michael discuss how Christians can be so bad when God is so good. Links Adventist church in Germany (& issuing apology in 2005) https://news.adventist.org/en/all-news/news/go/2005-08-15/europe-german-austrian-churches-apologize-for-holocaust-actions/ ““The church leaders adapted and even took over some anti-Semitic ideology from the Nazis; in some instances, they did more than was necessary to please the [Nazi] authorities. This is something which is really strange for us,” Heinz said.” https://digitalcommons.andrews.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1042&context=jams Atheist attacks Christian... and now they're friends [EXPLICIT] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drkEVxzQXxU
24:52
April 23, 2020
COVID-19 and Theodicy 101 (S01E1)
COVID-19 and Theodicy 101 (S01E1)
Trying to begin the conversation of Where's God?, Jonny and Michael talk about COVID-19 and Theodicy 101.  Resources mentioned: Virginia pastor who defiantly held church service dies of coronavirus. https://nypost.com/2020/04/13/virginia-pastor-who-held-packed-church-service-dies-of-coronavirus/ "Is He willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then He isimpotent. Is He able, but not willing? Then He is malevolent. Is He both able and willing? Whence then is evil?" David Hume, quoting Epicurus “To many minds the origin of sin and the reason for its existence are a source of great perplexity . . . They see the work of evil, with its terrible results of woe and desolation, and they question how all this can exist under the sovereignty of One who is infinite in wisdom, in power, and in love. Here is a mystery of which they find no explanation. “And in their uncertainty and doubt they are blinded to truths plainly revealed in God's word and essential to salvation.” Ellen G. White, GC 492 Habakkuk 1-2 Psalm 16:11 Theodicy of Love, John Peckham. Preface.  Gungor "Beautiful Things" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyPBtExE4W0 Kintsugi Pottery https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kintsugi
23:48
April 16, 2020
Where's God? (S01E0)
Where's God? (S01E0)
A podcast hosted by Jonny and Michael that seeks to respond to the question "Where is God in the midst of our world?" We're tackling the problem of sin and evil and how God shows up in the middle of it all.  In this episode, Jonny and Michael lay the groundwork for what is to come. 
19:12
April 08, 2020