Podcasts

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06 May, 2021
Podcast Mark Noll and That Weird Word "Evangelical" Among many other books, Mark Noll wrote 1994's important Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. His latest book is Evangelicals: Who They Have Been, Are Now, and Could Be (with George Marsden and David Bebbington, Eerdmans, 2019).  31:33
28 April, 2021
Podcast Brian Doerksen on Leading Worship with a Whisper Brian Doerksen is a songwriter, recording artist, conference speaker and songwriting instructor. Several of his songs can be heard at most churches at some point. "Faithful One" and "Come now is the time to worship" are mainstays of evangelical worship. His latest album is Hymns for Life. He speaks to Karen Stiller about leading worship, being outside the "inner circle" of contemporary Christian music, and the role of lament. Find out more about Brian Doerksen at www.briandoerksen.com 31:20
15 April, 2021
Podcast Hope in Crisis Grace Fox is an author, speaker, and spiritual coach whose latest book is a devotional called Finding Hope in Crisis: Devotions for Calm in Chaos, which seems like a good fit for the reality in which we have all found ourselves in recent months. Find Grace and her work online at www.gracefox.com. 22:25
Podcast A Conversation with the New Secretary General of the WEA Thomas Schirrmacher is the new secretary general of the World Evangelical Alliance, the global body that represents 600 million+ evangelical Christians around the world. 41:28
22 March, 2021
Podcast Cindy Bunch on Being Kind to Yourself: Releasing Frustrations and Embracing Joy Cindy Bunch is author of Be Kind to Yourself: Releasing Frustrations and Embracing Joy, a book released in 2020 by InterVarsity Publishing, where she also serves as associate publisher and director of editorial, where she acquires and develops books on spiritual formation 27:55
11 March, 2021
Podcast When Leaders Fall: Lessons to be Learned from Recent Scandals ​How the mighty fall is more than a cliché. It’s a hard truth the Christian community has had to grapple with a lot lately. 26:58
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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21 December, 2020
Podcast Religion and Tolerance in Canada: A Big Sigh of Relief ​Are Christians really so intolerant? Dr. Sam Reimer is a sociology professor at Crandall University in Moncton and researches political tolerance in Canada. He shares insights (and then some really good advice) on the topic of religion and tolerance in Canada. 18:35
21 December, 2020
Podcast The Church and Covid: How are our pastors and leaders faring? The stresses of Covid-19 continue to weigh on Christian leaders. Listen to 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. Recording made Dec. 3. 47:34