12 episodes

This podcast will transport listeners all around the world, hearing inspiring stories of the Church in action. During each episode, I will host a guest who has significantly contributed to the legacy of Mission at Elmbrook Church. Their stories will immerse listeners in diverse locations: from hospitals in India, to refugee camps in Bangladesh; from the Amazon rainforest, to your very own hometown. Rest assured, "What in the World?" listeners will not just be bystanders to God's work. Each episode will equip and encourage the audience to contribute to the legacy of faith.

What In The World? Elmbrook Mission

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    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

This podcast will transport listeners all around the world, hearing inspiring stories of the Church in action. During each episode, I will host a guest who has significantly contributed to the legacy of Mission at Elmbrook Church. Their stories will immerse listeners in diverse locations: from hospitals in India, to refugee camps in Bangladesh; from the Amazon rainforest, to your very own hometown. Rest assured, "What in the World?" listeners will not just be bystanders to God's work. Each episode will equip and encourage the audience to contribute to the legacy of faith.

    S1 Episode 12: Being Quiet is Communicating?

    S1 Episode 12: Being Quiet is Communicating?

    In this episode, Jake wraps up the interview with Nate and Dawn Kruger. We dive into the importance of translating the bible and how we can take part in this incredibly important task.

    • 17 min
    S1 Episode 11: Is God like an Elephant? A Violet? The Northern Lights?

    S1 Episode 11: Is God like an Elephant? A Violet? The Northern Lights?

    In this episode, Jake continues his interview with Nate and Dawn Kruger. We talk about how God and the Gospel are so big and beyond our human comprehension that we need other cultures to help us to expand and deepen our understanding of who God is. This episode also touches on the importance of indigenous leadership and has multiple stories of how other cultures expand our view of God.

    • 32 min
    S1 Episode 10: When a Normal Life Stares into Eternity

    S1 Episode 10: When a Normal Life Stares into Eternity

    In this episode, Jake interviews Nate and Dawn Kruger who just hit their 40th year anniversary as Elmbrook fieldworkers! Listen in as we dive into Nate and Dawns calling story that led to them becoming fulltime fieldworkers and living a life focused on eternal things.

    • 18 min
    S1 Episode 9: A Pivotal Moment in the History of Elmbrook Church

    S1 Episode 9: A Pivotal Moment in the History of Elmbrook Church

    This is part 2 of an interview between Jake Leigh and Dr. Peter Borg. We continue the story of a pivotal moment in Stuart and Jill Briscoe's ministry. We hear how a church was forced out of its comfort zone and how a young man stood up and called a church to repentance.  

    • 32 min
    S1 Episode 8: Where did all the white people go?

    S1 Episode 8: Where did all the white people go?

    In this episode, we get to hear how a pivotal moment in Stuart and Jill Briscoe's ministry impacted the direction of Elmbrook Chruch. This story comes from an interview I recorded with Dr. Peter Borg. He takes us into his research about how white protestant churches in the Milwaukee area responded during the great migration.

    • 28 min
    S1 Episode 7: Fearlessness in the midst of anxious circumstances. Co-Planting Seeds in India Part 2

    S1 Episode 7: Fearlessness in the midst of anxious circumstances. Co-Planting Seeds in India Part 2

    In this episode, Shanthini shares stories about what the staff of the Emanuel Hospital Association is dealing with in India right now.  https://ehausa.org/

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Grateful Sojourner ,

Great listen

Excellent thought provoking content. Expands my world, challenges my assumptions, and inspires me to live for God. As a former field worker myself, I LOVE this podcast. What will the next cultural blunder be?!?

Scarytuba ,

Thanks

I just listened to the podcast and I really liked it. You do a good job of being yourself. No pretenses, no nervousness, Very natural and appropriate. I liked the historical minute, and the pause to say thank you caught my attention and will be remembered. Thanks for sharing the podcast with us.

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