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

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
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
27 February, 2019
Webinar How to walk with your community in times of crisis Churches can offer comfort and help when tragedy or disaster strikes a community. But how can we respond best? How can we prepare? Expert guests from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (Merle Doherty, Rapid Response Team Manager) and World Renew (Bob Laarman, Director of Disaster Response Services) and host Karen Stiller engage viewers in a practical and inspiring conversation. 46:49
17 September, 2021
Podcast The Joy of Multi-Cultural ​​We spoke with Tim Tang about being intentionally intercultural in church and how we can grow. If you only see yourself in your congregation, there is probably room to grow. ​Tim Tang is the director of the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre at Tyndale University in Toronto. The TIM Centre provides intercultural resources for networking, training and research for the Church.  30:41
16 January, 2019
Webinar Mentoring Matters What exactly is mentoring? Why does it matter so much? How can we do it better? How can Christian ministries and churches make mentoring part of their culture? Join expert guests Doug Ward of Arrow Ministries, Margaret Gibb of Women Together and Pierre Bergeron of SIS Leadership. With host Karen Stiller. 57:39
02 July, 2021
Podcast That Time We All Went Digital: An Interview with Joanna la Fleur ​Joanna la Fleur is a speaker, podcaster, TV host, and communications consultant. With a business communications degree and a Masters in Theological Studies, she has been helping the Church communicate the best news in the world for over 15 years.  33:38
13 January, 2021
Webinar Youth Renegotiating Faith at Christian Postsecondary Schools New research shows that youth from Christian families have different faith outcomes if they attend mainstream universities and colleges compared to Christian ones. What do parents and pastors need to know? Hear from EFC researcher Rick Hiemstra, Bruce Guenther of Trinity Western University and Justin Cooper of Christian Higher Education Canada. With host Karen Stiller. 52:29
24 June, 2021
Podcast Inside the Center for Global Christianity Dr. Todd Johnson is Professor of Mission and Global Christianity, and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. 31:21
10 October, 2018
Webinar Renegotiating Faith: The delay in young adult identity formation A discussion of major new research on youth and faith, featuring practical advice for churches. Includes lead EFC researcher Rick Hiemstra, Anton Lim of Power to Change–Students, and Jeremy MacDonald of Truth Matters. Host: Karen Stiller. 50:30
10 June, 2021
Podcast Sharing the Story of Indigenous Peoples

Holly Fortier is a Cree/Dene leader and educator, and documentary film maker from Ft. McKay First Nation, Alberta. Through her business, Nisto Consulting, Holly has done Indigenous Awareness Training across Canada.

She says when she shares the history of indigenous people in Canada, her listeners finally get it.

See Holly's website here: www.nistoconsulting.com

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04 June, 2021
Podcast Beth Seversen on Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults Part 2 ​​In May, we held the first ever EFC Virtual Book Club, featuring author Beth Seversen and her book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. This podcast is in two parts and features the EFC's director of research Rick Hiemstra; Canadian youth ministry expert and speaker Sid Koop; and author Beth Seversen. This is Part 2 (Q&A). 28:11
25 September, 2018 Palliative Care
Webinar Palliative Care. What exactly is it? Why does it matter to Canadian Christians? How can we improve how we offer multi-disciplinary care for a person with a progressive, life-limiting disease? Guests: Rauni Salminen, executive director, Philip Aziz Centre; Julia Lee, a lecturer in medicine at the University of Toronto and McMaster University. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:35
26 June, 2018
Webinar Unpacking the TWU Supreme Court of Canada decision What is the significance of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision (June 15) on the proposed law school at Trinity Western University? How does it impact religious freedom and the future of education in Christian schools in Canada? Guests: Bruce Clemenger (EFC president), Albertos Polizogopoulos (legal co-counsel), Justin Cooper (Christian Higher Education Canada). Host: Karen Stiller. 56:21
04 June, 2021
Podcast Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults - Part 1 Interview

The EFC Virtual Book Club discusses Beth Seversen's book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. This is Part 1 (Interview).

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16 May, 2018
Webinar How Churches and Organizations Can Communicate Effectively Enhance your communication efforts with tips from Bill Fledderus (senior editor of Faith Today and adjunct writing professor at Redeemer University) and Patricia Paddey (communications director at Wycliffe College and freelance writer). Host: Karen Stiller. Video starts at 4:00-min mark. 46:34
27 May, 2021
Podcast Brian Stiller on the Word "Evangelical" and More

An interview with Brian Stiller, a global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance and a well known spokesperson for evangelicalism in Canada. He discusses the evangelical church in Ethiopia and the United States, offers advice to younger Christian leaders and touches on several other topics.

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