Podcasts

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18 October, 2018
Podcast Prayer: A problem of persistence What does Jesus mean when he tells us to be persistent in prayer? In this podcast, writer Carolyn Arends shares her own struggles with this question, and how she is resolving it. 5:04
09 October, 2018
Podcast How to create a rule of life A rule of life is an ancient spiritual tradition that helps Christians map out a pathway to greater devotion. In this Faith Today article from Mar/Apr 2017, writer and pastor Darryl Dash leads us through the process of creating our own. 7:49
18 September, 2018
Podcast Afraid to die: When the devout experience intense fear at the end of life Doug Koop is a spiritual health practitioner at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. He talks about devout Christian people who experience an unexpected amount of fear or anxiety as they near death. 15:20
11 September, 2018
Podcast Renegotiating Faith: An interview with Rick Hiemstra about the youth and faith research Renegotiating Faith: The Delay in Young Adult Identity Formation and What It Means for the Church in Canada is a new body of research investigating the transition time when many Canadian youth leave the church. 25:57
05 September, 2018
Podcast So much for secular Canada allowing diversity Trinity Western University planned to open a law school. In the end, this case ended up before the Supreme Court of Canada which ruled that provincial law societies could refuse to admit TWU law grads from practising law. Their ruling was based on their objection to the university’s community covenant. 9:58
29 August, 2018
Podcast When sexual misconduct hits the Church In this podcast with David Martin, executive minister of the Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, we explore the devastation wrought by this kind of transgression in the Church, the bare minimum protections required and how healing can best happen. 16:20
17 August, 2018
Podcast Trinity Western's controversial community covenant - An interview with TWU President Bob Kuhn Trinity Western University's decision to change the requirement for students to sign a community covenant was welcomed by some and met with dismay by others. 20:01
14 August, 2018
Podcast Faith and vocation: An interview with Regent College professor and author Steve Garber Steven Garber is author of the popular book Visions of Vocation and spoke with Karen Stiller in Vancouver about how what we do mixes with our faith. 27:44
30 July, 2018
Podcast Healing churches: The hard path churches must walk through listening, confession and reconciliation The Rev. Dr. Russ Parker is an author and healing and reconciliation expert. He has ministered in some of the world’s toughest spots, leading listening and forgiveness work. 45:30
16 July, 2018
Podcast How to take care of ourselves for spiritual and mental wellness Registered psychotherapist and marriage and family therapist Sharon Ramsay walks us through what self-care really means and how we can all do better asking for help -- and getting away from those electronic devices. 21:31
09 July, 2018
Podcast The importance of theological education in a rapidly changing world & culture Jeff Greenman is president and professor of theology and ethics at Regent College. He has led the college through the challenging times faced by every North American school of theological education. 25:42
29 June, 2018
Podcast Unpacking the TWU Supreme Court of Canada decision What is the significance of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision (June 15, 2018) on the proposed law school at Trinity Western University? 56:08
26 June, 2018
Podcast Short term missions are good for whose soul? The Canadian Missions Research Forum dug deep into how Canadian Christians do mission trips, and turned up some surprising finds, including who really benefits from short term trips. 7:59
15 June, 2018
Podcast Unpacking the TWU decision: An early response from Earl Phillips of TWU law school Earl Phillips, director of TWU's hotly contested law school, offers an early response to the June 15 Supreme Court of Canada decision. "We know who we serve. We can trust in God," says Phillips. 10:04
12 June, 2018
Podcast The ugly truth about human trafficking in Canada Paul Boge is the author of the newly released book "The Truth About Human Trafficking in Canada." He takes readers behind the scenes of human trafficking in Canada, dispels myths and sheds light on the realities of the Canadian sex trade. 18:16
22 May, 2018
Podcast Did we find peace in Assisi Dispatches from Brian Stiller: "Peace is hard to come by. Ask John Kerry and his Russian equivalent Sergei Lavrov in their intermittent successes at finding a Syrian cease-fire." 12:02