Audio & Video

Thoughtful, relevant conversations with Christian guests hosted by Faith Today senior editors Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus.

14 June, 2016
Webinar Youth and Church: Five years since the Hemorrhaging Faith study Why do young people leave the Church? Why do they stay? It’s been five years since "Hemorrhaging Faith: Why and When Canadian Young Adults are Leaving, Staying and Returning to Church" was released by the EFC and its partners. Join us as we dig back into the research with the EFC's Rick Hiemstra, Sid Koop of Truth Matters, and Dave Overholt of Tyndale University College. Host: Karen Stiller. 47:52
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.

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23 May, 2016
Webinar The Problem of Pornography Pornography hurts everyone. And it is more accessible than ever. Christians and the Church are sadly not immune from its ravages. Pornography impacts our kids, their development as compassionate and sexually healthy human beings, and our relationships and marriages. Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC, explores the problem and ways to respond. Host: Karen Stiller. 43:04
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
19 April, 2016
Webinar Evangelicals Around the World What can we learn from our brothers and sisters around the world? Canadian Brian Stiller shares from his unique vantage point as global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance. He is one of the editors of "Evangelicals Around the World: A Global Handbook for the 21st Century." His most recent book is "An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World." Host: Karen Stiller. 45:47
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
30 March, 2016
Webinar Worse than we thought: Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide Since our previous webinar on this topic, the Joint Parliamentary Committee has submitted its controversial proposals, more far-reaching and extreme than Canadians expected. We will explore the impact the recommendations could have, the responses the report has been receiving, and consider a way forward. Featuring the EFC's Bruce Clemenger and Julia Beazley. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:41
03 February, 2022
Podcast The story behind the First Nations Bible Translation Terry Wildman, lead translator and general editor of the First Nations Version, shares the background of this unique translation, reads some favourite passages and shares his hopes for this gift to the Church. 18:46
16 February, 2016
Webinar Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in Canada What do you need to know now about euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide? How can we protect life? Featuring the EFC's Bruce Clemenger and Julia Beazley. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:40
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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19 January, 2016
Webinar Clergy wellness - How can churches care better? What does well-being look like in a busy pastoral life that is often full of demands and ripe for burn-out? How can churches care better for their ministry leaders? Featuring Wanda Malcolm of Wycliffe College and Mark Vander Vennen of Shalem Mental Health Network. Host: Karen Stiller. 49:16
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
07 December, 2015
Webinar How can your church help refugees? This EFC webinar answers practical questions about how your church can sponsor refugees and best respond to the largest refugee crisis the world has seen since the Second World War. Featuring Doug Ward of Kanata Baptist, Debra Fieguth of "Faith Today" and Anita Levesque of the EFC refugee initiative. Host: Karen Stiller. 56:53
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
22 September, 2015
Webinar Federal Election - Why and how to get involved Election campaigns can shape our country for years to come. Why should Christians be involved? How can we be involved? Get better equipped as a voter and church member to participate as effectively as possible within the clear boundaries of electoral rules in Canada. Featuring EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger and host Karen Stiller. 45:37
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.

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