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15 January, 2020
Podcast How churches can help refugees Brian Dyck of Mennonite Central Committee Canada shares insights, practical tips, and even some theology that will help Canadian churches serve refugees better. 18:56
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
19 December, 2019
Podcast Is Jordan Peterson's work compatible with Christianity? Is Jordan Peterson's work compatible with Christianity: a conversation held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church in Toronto with Faith Today's Karen Stiller and Wycliffe College's Ephraim Radner. 1:43:53
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
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
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 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
17 January, 2017
Webinar How do our churches grow in a Jason Bourne culture? How do churches grow in today's environment? And what do immigration, young people moving from city to city, and even smart phones have to do with it? Learn from some of the most recent Canadian research on being church in Canada today. A presentation by Rick Hiemstra, the EFC's director of research. 43:23
22 November, 2016
Webinar Is pornography a public health issue? What is the price of the widespread use of pornography to our society – more accessible, graphic and more violent than it ever has been? What can our churches do? This webinar includes practical tips for parents and youth leaders. Featuring Julia Beazley, EFC Director, Public Policy, and Glendyne Gerrard, Director of Defend Dignity. Host: Karen Stiller. 51:11
12 December, 2019
Podcast The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction. An Interview with Justin Earley We speak to the author of the popular book The Common Rule, to understand the spiritual practices he recommends as we attempt to live our faithful lives. 35:13
19 October, 2016
Webinar Religious freedom for other religions: The Ktunuxa case Why should we care about the religious freedom of other religions? How does the religious freedom of other religions impact our own? The EFC is involved in an intervention on behalf of the Ktunaxa people of B.C. who are fighting a religious freedom case involving land claims. Featuring Bruce J. Clemenger, EFC President. Host: Karen Stiller. 33:41
28 November, 2019
Podcast Why people stop believing and what we can do about it This Faith Today article by author and professor Paul Chamberlain digs into the common reasons people leave the faith, and what we can do about it. 12:59
14 November, 2019
Podcast Alpha Canada Interview with Shaila Visser An interview with Shaila Visser, National Director of Alpha Canada. Visser explores with us Alpha's latest offerings and what church people do right, and wrong, when they present Alpha. 21:37
27 September, 2016
Webinar How to help the suffering: Learning from chronic illness In the light of Canada’s introduction of physician-assisted death, Christians are exploring how they can better come alongside those who are suffering to offer hope and comfort. Watch this EFC webinar to explore how we can help, and of course learn from, those who are hurting. Featuring Doug Koop and David Guretzki. Host: Karen Stiller. 47:18
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
07 November, 2019
Podcast World Vision Canada's new child sponsorship model and world issues with Michael Messenger An interview with Michael Messenger, president of World Vision Canada. Michael unpacks the new child sponsorship model and discusses the pressing issues facing the world today, and our reasons for hope. 27:20