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

26 January, 2022
Webinar Meet the author of Refuge Reimagined Watch our discussion with Vancouver professor 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
20 January, 2022
Podcast How to speak to your kids about pornography

​​Do you worry about your kids and online pornography? It's a big issue for parents today. We have some help to offer you from Marilyn Evans, the founder of Parents Aware.

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18 November, 2021
Webinar Virtual book club on congregational flourishing with 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
06 January, 2022
Podcast Funerals. Yes, funerals. In this special episode of the Faith Today podcast, EFC's resident theologian David Guretzki dialogues with Tim Perry, author of Funerals: for the Care of Souls, the book that inspired the cover story of the latest Faith Today. 32:42
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
17 December, 2021
Podcast Behind the Scenes and Christmas with the EFC Podcast Team ​​Join Faith Today podcast host Karen Stiller, tech producer Dave Auyeung, Rick Hiemstra and Lindsay Callaway, hosts of the new EFC podcast Faith Trends, as they go behind the scenes.  30:55
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
06 December, 2021
Podcast How to have weird conversations about vax status and navigate these strange social times ​​Christmas is coming and so are awkward conversations about vaccination status and who is going where when and what we're all going to talk about when we get there. Psychotherapist Sharon Ramsay offers practical tools for the coming days. 23:14
24 November, 2021
Podcast No Cure for Being Human and just being wonderful with Kate Bowler

In this interview with Karen Stiller, Kate takes us behind the scenes of her latest book, No Cure for Being Human, and also solves a lot of everything. Plus, laughter.

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08 November, 2021
Podcast Habits that can help us grow ​​Do you feel sluggish in your spiritual life? Wonder if you're growing or stalled? Author and pastor Darryl Dash shares good news and good habits in this interview with Karen Stiller. His insights into identifying a "good church" is worth the listen alone.  28:46
18 May, 2021
Webinar Virtual book club on reaching and keeping unchurched emerging adults Our first ever virtual book club evening included author 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 faithtoday.ca/podcasts. 58:56
21 October, 2021
Podcast How to be Christian and political...at the same time ​Religious people are not very popular when it comes to politics.
Our guest John Milloy is Assistant Professor of Public Ethics and the Director of the Centre for Public Ethics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario. He was a member of provincial parliament (MPP) in Ontario and worked on Parliament Hill as a political adviser to senior cabinet ministers, as well as five years on the senior staff of former prime minister Jean Chrétien.
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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
12 January, 2022
Podcast Trends in Christian Contemporary Music ​In this episode, Lindsay Callaway talks with Mike Tapper, Chair of Religion Department at SWU, and Marc Jolicoeur, Pastor of Worship & Creative Arts in Moncton, NB about their recent study on the trends in worship music in the last 25 years.  35:06
10 March, 2021
Webinar Medical professionals explain need for conscience protection Three doctors discuss the need for increased legal conscience protections in response to changes to Canada's euthanasia law. The EFC's Karen Stiller hosted Drs. Jane Dobson, Donato Gugliotta and Isabel Nunes from the Christian Medical and Dental Association of Canada. Learn more at TheEFC.ca/Conscience. 35:26
30 September, 2021
Podcast Where the Light Fell: An Interview with Philip Yancey Philip Yancey is a popular and prolific author, whose honest and searching books over a long writing career have helped Christians grapple with questions like, where is God when it hurts, and come to terms with the reality of feeling disappointment with God. Now, he's released a memoir that takes us back to his fundamentalist upbringing and the pain, trauma and resiliency of his childhood. 30:56