Podcasts

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07 January, 2019
Podcast 2018 EFC annual report The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada presents: The 2018 EFC year in review 6:06
Podcast African children singing us into Pentecost A dispatch by Brian Stiller, Global Ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance 7:56
14 December, 2018
Podcast How churches can protect the vulnerable and themselves Melodie Bissell, executive director of Plan to Protect, shares her insights into abuse in churches, who it hurts and how we can protect the vulnerable, including our pastors. 26:24
Podcast Are you in a flourishing church? How do you know when you've found one? Dr. Joel Thiessen studies religion and culture in Canada. He is Professor of Sociology & Director of the Flourishing Congregations Institute at Ambrose University in Calgary. Joel joins us in this podcast for a conversation about what exactly makes a church flourish. 27:18
Podcast Six takeaways from the future of evangelicalism in America At an April 2018 meeting near Chicago, fifty Evangelical leaders of various ministries, ethnicities and churches explored the theme: The Future of Evangelicalism in America. 12:54
26 November, 2018
Podcast Let the sermon be interrupted: A new approach to reconciliation Author and pastor Mark Buchanan walks us through his own journey with reconcilation in Canada and encourages churches and Christians to fully embrace a new way of relating between First Nation and Settler Christians. 12:33
20 November, 2018
Podcast What do we do when people leave the faith? Author and professor Paul Chamberlain discusses why people leave the faith and how we can best respond to their arguments against Christianity in this interview with Karen Stiller. 26:20
14 November, 2018
Podcast Finding light in darkness - The Myanmar tragedy A dispatch by Brian Stiller of the World Evangelical Alliance: "In this predominately Buddhist country, the Rohingyas have been a minority held in suspicion by the ruling powers for a very long time." 11:10
09 November, 2018
Podcast What does the gospel have to do with poverty? An interview with Barry Slauenwhite, president of Compassion Canada “We must continually ask ourselves as we invest time, money, resources and energy into helping those in poverty: Are we doing so strategically?” 28:02
01 November, 2018
Podcast How to grow: Applying the Gospel to all of your life Author and pastor Darryl Dash shares with us the three core areas every Christian should be engaged with in order to grow, and the simple techniques that can help us all in our spiritual lives. 29:33
24 October, 2018
Podcast Author Max Lucado on writing, Donald Trump and how God's promises hold strong, even in tough times. Author and pastor Max Lucado speaks to us about his latest book, Unshakable Hope: Building our Lives on the Promises of God. 27:54
18 October, 2018
Podcast Prayer: A problem of persistence What does Jesus mean when he tells us to be persistent in prayer? In this podcast, writer Carolyn Arends shares her own struggles with this question, and how she is resolving it. 5:04
09 October, 2018
Podcast How to create a rule of life A rule of life is an ancient spiritual tradition that helps Christians map out a pathway to greater devotion. In this Faith Today article from Mar/Apr 2017, writer and pastor Darryl Dash leads us through the process of creating our own. 7:49
18 September, 2018
Podcast Afraid to die: When the devout experience intense fear at the end of life Doug Koop is a spiritual health practitioner at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. He talks about devout Christian people who experience an unexpected amount of fear or anxiety as they near death. 15:20
11 September, 2018
Podcast Renegotiating Faith: An interview with Rick Hiemstra about the youth and faith research Renegotiating Faith: The Delay in Young Adult Identity Formation and What It Means for the Church in Canada is a new body of research investigating the transition time when many Canadian youth leave the church. 25:57
05 September, 2018
Podcast So much for secular Canada allowing diversity Trinity Western University planned to open a law school. In the end, this case ended up before the Supreme Court of Canada which ruled that provincial law societies could refuse to admit TWU law grads from practising law. Their ruling was based on their objection to the university’s community covenant. 9:58