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

03 December, 2020
Webinar The Church and Covid: How are our pastors and leaders faring? The stresses of Covid-19 continue to weigh on Christian leaders. Watch 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. Watch the recording made Dec. 3 now. 48:01
17 September, 2021
Podcast The Joy of Multi-Cultural ​​We spoke with Tim Tang about being intentionally intercultural in church and how we can grow. If you only see yourself in your congregation, there is probably room to grow. ​Tim Tang is the director of the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre at Tyndale University in Toronto. The TIM Centre provides intercultural resources for networking, training and research for the Church.  30:41
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
02 July, 2021
Podcast That Time We All Went Digital: An Interview with Joanna la Fleur ​Joanna la Fleur is a speaker, podcaster, TV host, and communications consultant. With a business communications degree and a Masters in Theological Studies, she has been helping the Church communicate the best news in the world for over 15 years.  33:38
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
24 June, 2021
Podcast Inside the Center for Global Christianity Dr. Todd Johnson is Professor of Mission and Global Christianity, and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. 31:21
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
10 June, 2021
Podcast Sharing the Story of Indigenous Peoples

Holly Fortier is a Cree/Dene leader and educator, and documentary film maker from Ft. McKay First Nation, Alberta. Through her business, Nisto Consulting, Holly has done Indigenous Awareness Training across Canada.

She says when she shares the history of indigenous people in Canada, her listeners finally get it.

See Holly's website here: www.nistoconsulting.com

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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
04 June, 2021
Podcast Beth Seversen on Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults Part 2 ​​In May, we held the first ever EFC Virtual Book Club, featuring author Beth Seversen and her book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. This podcast is in two parts and features the EFC's director of research Rick Hiemstra; Canadian youth ministry expert and speaker Sid Koop; and author Beth Seversen. This is Part 2 (Q&A). 28:11
26 November, 2020
Webinar How to be a more politically engaged, active citizen Watch a recording from Sept. 26 of our webinar with Karri Munn-Venn of Citizens for Public Justice, Glendyne Gerrard of DefendDignity.ca, and Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC, with host Karen Stiller. 49:48
04 June, 2021
Podcast Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults - Part 1 Interview The EFC Virtual Book Club discusses Beth Seversen's book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. This is Part 1 (Interview). 28:57
27 May, 2021
Podcast Brian Stiller on the Word "Evangelical" and More An interview with Brian Stiller, a global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance and a well known spokesperson for evangelicalism in Canada. He discusses the evangelical church in Ethiopia and the United States, offers advice to younger Christian leaders and touches on several other topics. 28:07
19 June, 2019
Webinar What churches can and cannot do during a federal election There are proper ways Canadian church congregations can be active participants in elections. Learn more from our expert guests Deina Warren, legal counsel for the Canadian Council of Christian Charities, and Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC. Disclaimer: this webinar is not legal advice. Consulting a lawyer is always best. 50:01
27 February, 2019
Webinar How to walk with your community in times of crisis Churches can offer comfort and help when tragedy or disaster strikes a community. But how can we respond best? How can we prepare? Expert guests from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (Merle Doherty, Rapid Response Team Manager) and World Renew (Bob Laarman, Director of Disaster Response Services) and host Karen Stiller engage viewers in a practical and inspiring conversation. 46:49
10 May, 2021
Podcast How to Love Our Actual Neighbours

​When Lynda MacGibbon moved from Moncton to a high-rise in Toronto, she asked herself what would happen if she actually tried to love her neighbours, in person, in deed, and in a highrise.

Lynda shares what she learned from her experiment, which she calls both social and theological, and an experiment that became a way of life.

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