Audio & Video

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

19 March, 2018
Webinar How to create a great food ministry (audio only) Lots of churches provide community dinners, but how can we do that better? Host Karen Stiller has a dynamic discussion with three guests: Jenn Arnold of 541 Eatery in Hamilton; Kristine O’Brien of Trafalgar Presbyterian in Oakville, Ont.; and Amy MacLachlan, 541 volunteer and Faith Today writer. Sorry, audio only, no video. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:35
15 October, 2019
Podcast Secrets to Self Control from the Bible (and Drew Dyck) ​Drew Dyck's latest book, Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible and Brian Science, will help you be better at a whole bunch of things, including spiritual disciplines. 23:17
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
24 September, 2020
Podcast Still Salty After All These Years. An Interview with Author Becky Pippert ​The popular author of the evangelism classic Out of the Saltshaker has released a new book on evangelism today, Stay Salt 20:03
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
18 September, 2020
Podcast Love Is Moving magazine: The editors talk Ilana Reimer and Katie Pezzutto, the creative forces behind Love Is Moving magazine, share their vision and writing and editing lives with Faith Today editors Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller.  22:38
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
14 September, 2020
Podcast The Persecuted Church Around the World: An Interview with Gary Stagg of Open Doors Canada Gary Stagg, executive director of Open Doors Canada, offers a glimpse into what life is like for the Church under persecution and the precious gift of standing together. 26:56
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
08 September, 2020
Podcast Stoicism Isn't Spiritual Our popular Faith Today columnist Carolyn Arends shares an intensely personal journey in this piece, about grieving the loss of her mother. 5:06
27 August, 2020
Podcast Coping with COVID: A new study reveals the coping strategies that work Bill Strom, Professor of Communications at Trinity Western University, has released a study called "Weathering Well: Relational Resilience During the Covid-19 Lockdown." 24:46
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
24 August, 2020
Podcast Hope in Crisis - Episode 4 We are in the centre of the storm, it’s difficult to know what’s coming, from where it's coming and what is coming next.
 

 

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13 August, 2020
Podcast Behind the curtain with MAID in Canada David Guretzki, resident theologian and vice-president of the EFC, dives deep into the troubled waters of medical assisted dying in Canada after confronting it head-on in his wife's shared hospital room. 13:25
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