Audio & Video

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

30 June, 2020
Webinar Reopening Churches 2: What we know so far, and what we can learn as provinces reopen This interactive webinar explored where churches are as of June 30 in their reopening. Host Karen Stiller brought audience questions to Dr. Kami Kandola, chief public health officer for the Northwest Territories; Bruce Clemenger, president of the EFC; Dan Cochrane of CrossRoads Church (Red Deer, Alta.) and Roger Berg of Church on the Queensway (Toronto). 59:06
03 June, 2020
Webinar Reopening Churches: Sharing ideas, advice and experience As pandemic lockdowns eased, on June 3 EFC panel guests fielded your questions. Dr. Kami Kandola, chief public health officer, Northwest Territories; Dan Godard, Victory Church, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Troy Matchett, Eglise de la Grace / Grace Church, Bouctouche, N.B.; Rick Burdett, Outreach Canada Ministries; Bruce Clemenger, EFC; Karen Stiller, host. More resources: TheEFC.ca/Covid19 45:30
29 July, 2020
Podcast Practising the practises of our faith Writer Patricia Paddey explores some ancient spiritual practices and how she gently ushered them into her daily life and faith practice. 9:17
14 May, 2020
Webinar Karen Stiller spiritual memoir book launch - The Minister's Wife Karen Stiller is a veteran writer, editor (Faith Today) and host of the EFC Podcast. She discussed her new book, "The Minister's Wife: A memoir of faith, doubt, friendship, loneliness, forgiveness and more" (Tyndale Publishers) with Mark Buchanan, theologian (Ambrose University) and author of many books including "God Walk: Moving at the Speed of Your Soul" (Zondervan, 2020). 54:02
06 August, 2020
Podcast What Does Our Faith Have to Do With Our Facebook

In this Faith Today article, writer Matthew Civico helps us reflect on the costs and and benefits of the massively popular social media tool.

 

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30 March, 2020
Webinar Being Church and Neighbour During COVID-19: Crowdsourcing Great Ideas Learning from each other with audience ideas and tips on how you have been church and neighbour during this challenging time. Co-hosted by Faith Today editors Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus. 45:45
23 July, 2020
Podcast Why would anyone go to church? An interview with Kevin Makins Kevin Makins is founding pastor of Eucharist Church in Hamilton and author of the recently released book "Why Would Anyone go to Church? A Young Community's Quest to Reclaim Church for Good." 35:04
26 August, 2015
Webinar Changing Church - Aging members, rising immigration The Canadian Church is changing. What does it mean for leaders and those who attend regularly? What will our churches look like in 20 years with the current reality of aging members and rising rates of immigration? Featuring Rick Hiemstra, director of research for the EFC, an host Karen Stiller. 48:14
16 July, 2020
Podcast While we pray for miracles B.C. writer Dave Jeffery, who lives with the terminal neurological disorder ALS, takes us inside his journey of praying for a personal miracle of healing – and finding grace instead. 13:51
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
09 July, 2020
Podcast Bone of our bone. Flesh of our flesh: Interview with Neil Cudney Neil Cudney, director of organizational and spiritual life and administration with Christian Horizons, speaks to us about hospitality and how this strange time of isolation we are all living through can help us understand better what life can be like for people living with disabilities. 26:08
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
06 July, 2020
Podcast MAID and the Disabled Kory Earle, president of an organization representing people with intellectual disabilities, offers a moving testimony about his life and his feelings about extending medical assistance in dying to the disabled. 1:51:39
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
02 July, 2020
Podcast Walking and the Life of Faith Writer Mark Buchanan sees things differently when he walks. This Faith Today piece takes readers inside the wonderful world of spiritual walking. 11:28
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