Podcasts

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31 March, 2020
Podcast Canadian Churches and COVID-19: Three Churches Respond Three pastors: Paul Ranson of St. John the Evangelist in Fredericton, Kent Priebe of Centre Street Church, Calgary, and Kerry Kronberg of Sunnyside Wesleyan in Ottawa share their church's response to the COVID-19 crisis. 35:54
27 March, 2020
Podcast What is spiritual direction? What is spiritual direction? Spiritual Director Cathy McMulkin explains the heart of this ancient practice. 16:19
24 March, 2020
Podcast Peace in the Pandemic Registered therapist Sharon Ramsay offers tips on mental and spiritual health in a challenging time. 19:34
11 March, 2020
Podcast COVID-19 Is Impacting Church Life Hand sanitizer at every door, tweaked communion services and no more hugs or handshakes. COVID-19 is impacting church life. Includes a list of congregational resources we'll keep updated! 

This podcast was recorded on March 11; therefore some of the information is outdated. 
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20 January, 2020
Podcast The State of Religion in Canada Researchers Rick Hiemstra of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and Sam Reimer of Crandall University unpack the (sometimes surprising) results of a 2019 survey of religiosity in Canada. Things might not be what you think they are... 32:08
04 March, 2020
Podcast The New Heart of Compassion Canada Allison Alley is the new, fourth president of Compassion Canada. In this interview, we explore the role of the local church in development work, our own spiritual poverty even when we are materially rich, and so much more. 28:06
19 December, 2019
Podcast Is Jordan Peterson's work compatible with Christianity? Is Jordan Peterson's work compatible with Christianity: a conversation held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church in Toronto with Faith Today's Karen Stiller and Wycliffe College's Ephraim Radner. 1:43:53
08 February, 2020
Podcast Craft, cost and call

An interview with Patricia Paddey and Karen Stiller.

Inspiring and immensely readable, Craft, Cost & Call offers hands-on help to people of faith who want to write well and understand what it takes to be published. For writers yearning to grow in their craft or hoping to launch a writing career, this unique guidebook provides a clear path forward filled with the hard-won wisdom of long-time and widely-published Christian writers.

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21 February, 2020
Podcast When we're too proud to admit our pride The EFC's resident theologian David Guretzki joins the EFC podcast to share a recent and humbling brush with pride. 4:11
01 May, 2019
Podcast The spirituality of writing, and how to get started Mark Buchanan is a beloved Canadian Christian author and professor at Ambrose University. He explores with us why and how Christians can write most effectively. If you're a writer, or even if you're not, you will enjoy this conversation. 27:30
23 January, 2020
Podcast The Power of Mentoring

Doug Ward shares insights from his new book co-authored with Sharon Simmonds, Great Mentoring For Real Life Change. We dig into the power of active listening, great questions and how churches can do mentoring better.

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16 January, 2020
Podcast Urgent action required: Expansion of access to MAID The government is asking Canadians their views on safeguards for medical assistance in dying (MAID). Whether Canadians support safeguards or not will have an impact on what the government includes in new legislation on MAID, which is expected very soon. 14:12
12 December, 2019
Podcast The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction. An Interview with Justin Earley We speak to the author of the popular book The Common Rule, to understand the spiritual practices he recommends as we attempt to live our faithful lives. 35:13
15 January, 2020
Podcast How churches can help refugees Brian Dyck of Mennonite Central Committee Canada shares insights, practical tips, and even some theology that will help Canadian churches serve refugees better. 18:56
28 November, 2019
Podcast Why people stop believing and what we can do about it This Faith Today article by author and professor Paul Chamberlain digs into the common reasons people leave the faith, and what we can do about it. 12:59
14 November, 2019
Podcast Alpha Canada Interview with Shaila Visser An interview with Shaila Visser, National Director of Alpha Canada. Visser explores with us Alpha's latest offerings and what church people do right, and wrong, when they present Alpha. 21:37