So Much More: Creating Space for God podcast

So Much More: Creating Space for God

Jodie Niznik

Welcome to So Much More where we're creating space to be with God. This podcast, hosted by Jodie Niznik, introduces you to two types of scripture experiences, Lectio Divina and Imaginative Prayer, and gives you space to practice them. It also creates space to hear what other's experienced in their time with God.

45 Episodes

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    Interview with Rachael Adams on Genesis 43 (Joseph Series 6)

    29:48

    Rachael is a writer, speaker, and host of The Love Offering podcast. Her devotional titled “A Little Goes a Long Way: 52 Days to A Significant Life” releases October 2022. Take a few minutes to experience Genesis 43 as a Lectio Divina. Then tune into this interview to hear where God led Rachael. The Lord gave her some incredible insights around how generous Joseph was to his brothers, even after they had levied so much hurt and pain on him. This led her to how Jesus does the same for us. We also talk about the long and hard process of true forgiveness. The exact verses read in this podcast are Genesis 43:11, 13-16, 24-31 in the NIV. You can find Rachael at https://rachaelkadams.com and on social media @rachaeladamsauthor You can also listen to her podcast, The Love Offering, every Tuesday wherever you listen to podcasts.
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    Lectio on Genesis 43 (Joseph Series 6)

    19:41

    Lectio Divina is the divine or sacred reading of Scripture. Create some space for God and spend a few quiet moments engaging with his Word. As you allow the Spirit to lead, you may be surprised by what he has for you. You will certainly be encouraged. Once you’ve listened to this Scripture Experience podcast, then head over to the next episode and catch the interview with Rachael Adams, author, speaker and podcast host, on where the Lord led her and what he is teaching her. The exact verses read in this podcast are Genesis 43:11, 13-16, 24-31 in the NIV. If you want to supplement these podcasts and go deeper into Joseph’s life, you can find the Bible study Trust here.
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    Interview with Rebecca George on Genesis 42 (Joseph Series 5)

    29:44

    Rebecca hosts the Radical Radiance podcast. She is also a speaker, writer, career coach and a podcast interview coach. She’s dynamic and busy – in all the best ways. Take a few minutes to experience Genesis 42 as an imaginative prayer. Then tune into this interview to hear where God led Rebecca in her time with the passage. She shares some great truths about identity and what the Lord showed her about the things she is tempted to do when her identity is at stake. She also shares how knowing the unchanging character of God has helped her combat these things and trust him in deeper ways. The exact verses addressed in this podcast are Genesis 42:1-11 in the NIV. You can find out more about Rebecca here. And follow her on Instagram @rebeccageorgeauthor And you can listen to her podcast Radical Radiance wherever you listen to podcasts.
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    Imaginative Prayer on Genesis 42 (Joseph Series 5)

    18:29

    Imaginative Prayer is a practice that helps you slow down to engage with Scripture using your God-given imagination. Create some space for God and spend a few quiet moments listening to this podcast. Then make sure to listen to the interview podcast where I have a conversation with Rebecca George, a podcast host and author, on her experience doing Imaginative Prayer. The exact verses read in this podcast are Genesis 42:1-11 in the NIV. If you want to supplement these podcasts and go deeper into Joseph’s life, you can find the Bible study Trust here. You can find out more about Jodie at jodieniznik.com or follow her on Instagram @jodieniznik or @creatingspaceforgod
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    Interview with Sara Chapple on Genesis 41 (Joseph Series 4)

    29:47

    Sara is speaker and Bible teacher and the author of the newly released book, Journey to Joy. Take a few minutes to experience Genesis 41 as a Lectio Divina. Then tune into this interview to hear where God led Sara in her time contemplating Genesis 41. She talks about how Joseph trusted God and how she has learned to trust God in her own life. The exact verses are Genesis 41:1, 8-16, 39-40 in the NIV. You can find Sara at: sarachapple.com You can find her new book Journey to Joy here. You can find the Bible study Trust here.  
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    Lectio Divina: Genesis 41 (Joseph Series 4)

    22:25

    Lectio Divina is the divine or sacred reading of Scripture. Create some space for God and spend a few quiet moments engaging with his Word. As you allow the Spirit to lead, you may be surprised by what he has for you. You will certainly be encouraged. Once you’ve listened to this Scripture Experience podcast, then head over to the next episode and catch the interview with Sara Chapple, an author and speaker, on where the Lord led her and what he is teaching her. The exact verses read in this podcast are Genesis 41:1, 8-16, 39-40 in the NIV. If you want to supplement these podcasts and go deeper into Joseph’s life, you can find the Bible study Trust here. You can find out more about Jodie at jodieniznik.com or follow her on instagram @jodieniznik or @creatingspaceforgod
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    Interview with Brent McKinney on Genesis 40 (Joseph Series 3)

    30:45

    Brent is the Spiritual Growth Pastor at Foundations Church in Loveland, CO. We have a great conversation around his experience doing Lectio Divina with Genesis 40. He was surprised where the Lord led him and you might be too. However, as he dug deeper into why the Lord directed his attention to this particular word and why it mattered - it all made perfect sense.  We talk about creating our own busy, how we handle interruptions, and what rhythms Brent has established in his life to create and maintain space for God. The exact verses read are: Genesis 40:14-16, 18, 20-23 in the NIV. You can find Brent at https://www.foundationschurch.org/ He's also on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: @brentmckinney
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    Lectio Divina: Genesis 40 (Joseph Series 3)

    18:12

    Take a few quiet moments to experience a portion of Genesis 40 through a practice called Lectio Divina. In this practice you will invite the Spirit to help you notice a word or a phrase and how it pertains to your life right now.  The exact verses read are: Genesis 40:14-16, 18, 20-23 in the NIV. This is the third podcast on the life of Joseph and while this podcast can stand alone, it also coincides with the Bible study Trust: A Study of Joseph for Persevering Through Life's Challenges lesson 3. You can get a copy of the study here. Find out more about Jodie at jodieniznik.com or follow her on instagram @jodieniznik or @creatingspaceforgod
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    Interview with Mary DeMuth on Genesis 39 (Joseph Series 2)

    30:36

    Mary is a literary agent, author of over 40 books, podcast host and artist. And to top it all off, she's incredibly insightful.  Take a few quiet moments to listen to the Scripture Experience podcast on Genesis 39 and then listen in to this conversation to hear where the Lord led Mary and some of the things he helped her notice in this passage.  The exact verses covered are Genesis 39:1-4, 11-12, 16-23 in the NIV. You can find Mary at: marydemuth.com Her Pray Every Day podcast is at: prayeveryday.show And her website that supports abuse survivors is at: wetoo.org    
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    Imaginative Prayer: Genesis 39 (Joseph Series 2)

    24:46

    Experience Genesis 39 through a practice called imaginative prayer. In this practice you will listen to God's word read over you as you allow the Spirit to draw you into the details he wants you to see and notice. The exact verses read are: Genesis 39: 1-4, 11-12, 16-23 in the NIV. This is the second podcast on the life of Jospeh and while this podcast can stand alone, it also coincides with Trust: A Study of Joseph for Persevering Through Life's Challenges lesson 2.  You can get a copy of the study here: https://www.amazon.com/Trust-Joseph-Persevering-Through-Challenges/dp/0825446724  Find out more about Jodie at jodieniznik.com or follow her @jodieniznik or @creatingspaceforgod  

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