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10 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. Join us to hear from doctors and the Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience. Questions welcome.
04 March, 2021
Podcast Wisdom From Babylon: A conversation with Gordon T. Smith Gordon T Smith’s latest book is Wisdom from Babylon: Leadership for the Church in a Secular age, published last year by IVP academic. Gordon is president of Ambrose University and a prolific author. 28:47
03 December, 2020
Webinar The Church and Covid: How are our pastors and leaders faring? The stresses of Covid-19 continue to weigh on Christian leaders. Watch this EFC webinar to see a great time of learning and discussion on how church and ministry leaders are faring. Our guests include Margaret Clarke of Briercrest Seminary; Tim Day of Waybase.com; and Dan Godard of Victory Church, Moose Jaw, Sask. Watch the recording made Dec. 3 now. 48:01
18 February, 2021
Podcast Sex and the City of God: An Interview with author Carolyn Weber ​​Join us as we sit down with Canadian author Carolyn Weber to discuss her latest book, a moving memoir that explores marriage, desire, holiness and how God uses our relationships to move us closer to Him. 21:30
30 June, 2020
Webinar Reopening Churches 2: What we know so far, and what we can learn as provinces reopen This interactive webinar explored where churches are as of June 30 in their reopening. Host Karen Stiller brought audience questions to Dr. Kami Kandola, chief public health officer for the Northwest Territories; Bruce Clemenger, president of the EFC; Dan Cochrane of CrossRoads Church (Red Deer, Alta.) and Roger Berg of Church on the Queensway (Toronto). 59:06
04 February, 2021
Podcast What's in a song? Exploring the theology of the music we sing We speak to Mike Tapper, professor and chair of Southern Wesleyan University’s Division of Religion and also a researcher who helped perform a lyrical analysis of the 30 most commonly sung hymns and 30 of the most commonly sung contemporary worship songs over the past five years. 21:30
03 June, 2020
Webinar Reopening Churches: Sharing ideas, advice and experience As pandemic lockdowns eased, on June 3 EFC panel guests fielded your questions. Dr. Kami Kandola, chief public health officer, Northwest Territories; Dan Godard, Victory Church, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Troy Matchett, Eglise de la Grace / Grace Church, Bouctouche, N.B.; Rick Burdett, Outreach Canada Ministries; Bruce Clemenger, EFC; Karen Stiller, host. More resources: TheEFC.ca/Covid19 45:30
19 January, 2021
Podcast Covid and Parenting: Three counsellors offer us some hope Stephen Doucet Campbell, Jennifer Bowen and Jen Watt are counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network. This episode is 3rd in a series of 3. 19:59
14 May, 2020
Webinar Karen Stiller spiritual memoir book launch - The Minister's Wife Karen Stiller is a veteran writer, editor (Faith Today) and host of the EFC Podcast. She discussed her new book, "The Minister's Wife: A memoir of faith, doubt, friendship, loneliness, forgiveness and more" (Tyndale Publishers) with Mark Buchanan, theologian (Ambrose University) and author of many books including "God Walk: Moving at the Speed of Your Soul" (Zondervan, 2020). 54:02
19 January, 2021
Podcast Marriage and Covid: Three counsellors offer advice that can help us all Jennifer Bowen, Jen Watt and Stephen Doucet Campbell are counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network, based in Hamilton. This episode is 2nd in a series of 3. 19:10
30 March, 2020
Webinar Being Church and Neighbour During COVID-19: Crowdsourcing Great Ideas Learning from each other with audience ideas and tips on how you have been church and neighbour during this challenging time. Co-hosted by Faith Today editors Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus. 45:45
18 January, 2021
Podcast Isolation and Covid: Three Counsellors offer a reality check Jen Watt, Stephen Doucet Campbell and Jennifer Bowen are all counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network. This episode is 1st in a series of 3. 21:10
26 September, 2019
Webinar How to be a more politically engaged, active citizen Watch a recording from Sept. 26 of our webinar with Karri Munn-Venn of Citizens for Public Justice, Glendyne Gerrard of DefendDignity.ca, and Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC, with host Karen Stiller. 49:48
14 January, 2021
Podcast Lennett Anderson: On Race, Justice and Jesus ​Lennett J. Anderson is pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Hammonds Plains, N.S., and the newly appointed lecturer in leadership and racial justice at Acadia Divinity College.  24:03
19 June, 2019
Webinar What churches can and cannot do during a federal election There are proper ways Canadian church congregations can be active participants in elections. Learn more from our expert guests Deina Warren, legal counsel for the Canadian Council of Christian Charities, and Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC. Disclaimer: this webinar is not legal advice. Consulting a lawyer is always best. 50:01
07 January, 2021
Podcast Rhythms for Life: Spiritual Practices for who God Made you to be

Alastair Sterne has written a book for all of us who might struggle with the typical "one size fits all" ideas around spiritual disciplines.

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