Audio & Video

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

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
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
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
25 April, 2018
Webinar Human Trafficking in Canada What is the latest on human trafficking in Canada? Who are the victims? What can individuals and Canadian churches do to help with this overwhelming problem? Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC, updates us and shares the EFC recommendations made recently to a House of Commons committee studying this issue. Host: Karen Stiller. (Skip ahead to 5:11 min for start.) 44:36
19 March, 2018
Webinar How to create a great food ministry (audio only) Lots of churches provide community dinners, but how can we do that better? Host Karen Stiller has a dynamic discussion with three guests: Jenn Arnold of 541 Eatery in Hamilton; Kristine O’Brien of Trafalgar Presbyterian in Oakville, Ont.; and Amy MacLachlan, 541 volunteer and Faith Today writer. Sorry, audio only, no video. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:35
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
26 February, 2018
Webinar Youth Ministry in Canada Today An insightful discussion for parents and youth workers on the latest trends in youth ministry, the challenges facing youth today, and the Canadian Youth Workers Conference. With Sid Koop and Sarah Stanley of Truth Matters/CYWC and Marv Penner of All About Youth/Youth Specialties Canada. Host: Karen Stiller. 46:46
17 March, 2022
Podcast John Franklin on how we can nourish the arts

John Franklin leads Imago, an organization that supports Christians in the arts in Canada. He has great insight to share on why art matters so much, and how churches, and individuals can help nurture the artists.

26:04
24 January, 2018
Webinar Canada Summer Jobs Controversy New government regulations announced in December, intended to prevent pro-life activists from accessing the Canada Summer Jobs grant program, also made hundreds of other businesses and ministry organizations ineligible. This video discussion hosted bu Karen Stiller gives the latest updates about this developing national controversy. More updates at www.TheEFC.ca/SummerJobs. 46:35
11 March, 2022
Podcast On the Ukraine border with World Vision's Michael Messenger

Michael Messenger, president of World Vision Canada, joins us from the Romanian/Ukraine border where World Vision is helping to welcome and meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of refugees forced to flee their country.

18:48
15 November, 2017
Webinar What have churches learned about refugee sponsorship? Catch up on the latest developments around Christian groups sponsoring refugees in Canada. Video starts at 2m 46s. Guests: Brian Dyck of Mennonite Central Committee and the Canadian National Refugee Sponsorship Agreement Holder Association. Kathy Mercer of the Port Perry Refugee Support Group. Jacqueline Derrah of the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada. Host: Karen Stiller. 46:49
02 March, 2022
Podcast Toward accessible faith and flourishing, with Keith Dow Keith Dow is our guest and manager of organizational and spiritual life at Christian Horizons, an organization that works together with people who experience disabilities to accomplish their goals and nurture communities where everybody belongs. 35:23
17 October, 2017
Webinar Recovering from Pornography Addiction Do you or a person you care about need help to move away from the use of pornography? This EFC webinar features Toni Dolfo-Smith, Vancouver-based founder and executive director of Journey Canada, and Dianne Kuglin, a Medicine Hat based addictions counsellor. We asked for their best guidance for people struggling with addiction; insights for pastors and more. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:59
18 February, 2022
Podcast Inside the writing and reading life of Randy Boyagoda With this podcast, we step into the warm writing and reading life of Randy Boyagoda, whose two recent novels contain faith, humour and fast moving plots.  31:05
18 September, 2017
Webinar What’s happening with the top issues of the day for Canadian Christians? A round-up conversation on some of the issues the EFC is working on this fall. Join host Karen Stiller as we catch up on the latest information on medical assistance in dying, pornography, religious discrimination, Bill C51, and others. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions and hear directly from Julia Beazley, the EFC’s director of public policy. 41:36