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Learn something useful with host Faith Today senior editor Karen Stiller.

27 April, 2022
Webinar Meet the author of Posting Peace Watch a recording of our April 27 discussion on what we can do about the divisiveness of social media. With author Douglas Bursch. 1:11:46
17 November, 2022
Podcast Carla Funk shares how to write your own life story Carla Funk joins us and shares on how she wrote about her life and encourages us how to do the same 38:58
03 March, 2022
Webinar Four new EFC resources for churches The EFC recently launched four new resources to help churches engage with politicians, host conversations on racism, participate in Indigenous reconciliation, and welcome newcomers to Canada. Watch this recording to find out more. 49:18
30 June, 2022
Podcast Why listening matters now more than ever. 200 episodes of the Faith Today podcast

Episode 200 is here!

After 199 episodes of interviewing other people, our podcast host Karen Stiller takes the mic and shares some of what she's learned through this podcast about listening, and from listening to others.

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26 January, 2022
Webinar Meet the author of Refuge Reimagined Watch our discussion with Vancouver Bible scholar Mark Glanville, co-author of a book on compassion for displaced people, from Jan. 26. You can also watch the Facebook Live version of this event. 1:04:06
17 June, 2022
Podcast How does clergy sexual abuse keep happening?

​Victim-advocate Melodie Bissell, who is also president of Plan to Protect, joins Karen Stiller and co-host Ilana Reimer to answer some of the questions we are all struggling with on this tough topic. We also hear what keeps Melodie going in this difficult work. Where God is present, there is hope, beauty and the ever-present possibility of healing.

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18 November, 2021
Webinar Meet author and expert on congregational flourishing Joel Thiessen What does it look like for a congregation to flourish? Hear from sociologist Joel Thiessen of Ambrose University, co-author of the book Signs of Life: Catholic, Mainline, and Conservative Protestant Congregations in Canada (Tyndale Academic, 2021). He discusses 11 categories of possible flourishing in a congregation. 1:01:58
19 May, 2022
Podcast Who are Evangelicals? Maybe not who you think. With John G. Stackhouse Jr. Do you ever wonder if, amidst controversy and a sometimes questionable reputation, we should just ditch the word 'Evangelical?' John G. Stackhouse, Jr. answers that question and more in this conversation. 39:21
05 October, 2021
Webinar Faith deconstruction webinar with Peter Schuurman Many Christians who use the term deconstruction today are either shifting from one tradition to another or leaving Christianity entirely, writes Peter Schuurman in our Sep/Oct issue. Here's the video of our Oct. 5 webinar with editors Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus. 1:03:30
12 May, 2022
Podcast Ann Voskamp on the ancient path of suffering Why does the Christian life always seem to involve suffering? How is Jesus present in our sorrow and confusion? 30:21
08 June, 2021
Webinar Living well after the pandemic What have we learned from this challenging, weird, difficult pandemic experience as individuals and as the Church? Our expert panel -- Carolyn Arends, April Yamasaki, Ken Shigematsu and Danielle Strickland -- share their insights and experiences in spiritual health and wellness and how we can live even slightly tweaked lives based on our Covid-19 experiences. 60:36
28 April, 2022
Podcast Thank you. I'm sorry. Tell me more. Author, psychologist and pastor Rod Wilson unpacks these three phrases for us and shares some practical tips on how to do all three well.  33:47
14 April, 2022
Podcast "What are you free to do because your dream died?" This episode, featuring Scott Erickson, author of Say Yes: Discover the Surprising Life Beyond the Death of a Dream, is full of great advice, including something called ‘the wonder hack’ and a creepy but illuminating ‘death practice.' 48:55
18 May, 2021
Webinar Meet author Beth Severen, expert on reaching and keeping unchurched emerging adults Our first ever Meet the Author evening included Beth Seversen discussing her book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. Also the EFC's director of research Rick Hiemstra and Sid Koop, a Canadian youth ministry expert and speaker. Audio also available at www.faithtoday.ca/podcasts. 58:56
17 March, 2021
Webinar Conscience protection - How the Church can help medical professionals Churches have a role to play as the federal government expands assisted suicide. Medical professionals need conscience protection and are asking the Church to help. No one should be forced to participate in ending lives. Right now in Ontario there's opportunity to influence conscience legislation. Watch our March 17 discussion with doctors and the Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience. 62:50
30 March, 2022
Podcast How to create a prayer room in your church We spoke to Nina Schuurman-Drenth, the pastoral intern at Eucharist Church, who helped lead the creative team that put together Eucharist's prayer room.  18:49