Audio & Video

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

04 March, 2021
Podcast Wisdom from Babylon: A conversation with Gordon T. Smith Gordon T. Smith’s latest book is Wisdom from Babylon: Leadership for the Church in a Secular age, published last year by IVP academic. Gordon is president of Ambrose University and a prolific author. 28:47
26 June, 2018
Webinar Unpacking the TWU Supreme Court of Canada decision What is the significance of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision (June 15) on the proposed law school at Trinity Western University? How does it impact religious freedom and the future of education in Christian schools in Canada? Guests: Bruce Clemenger (EFC president), Albertos Polizogopoulos (legal co-counsel), Justin Cooper (Christian Higher Education Canada). Host: Karen Stiller. 56:21
18 February, 2021
Podcast Sex and the City of God: An Interview with author Carolyn Weber ​​Join us as we sit down with Canadian author Carolyn Weber to discuss her latest book, a moving memoir that explores marriage, desire, holiness and how God uses our relationships to move us closer to Him. 21:30
16 May, 2018
Webinar How Churches and Organizations Can Communicate Effectively Enhance your communication efforts with tips from Bill Fledderus (senior editor of Faith Today and adjunct writing professor at Redeemer University) and Patricia Paddey (communications director at Wycliffe College and freelance writer). Host: Karen Stiller. Video starts at 4:00-min mark. 46:34
04 February, 2021
Podcast What's in a song? Exploring the theology of the music we sing We speak to Mike Tapper, professor and chair of Southern Wesleyan University’s division of religion and also a researcher who helped perform a lyrical analysis of the 30 most commonly sung hymns and 30 of the most commonly sung contemporary worship songs over the past five years. 21:30
25 April, 2018
Webinar Human Trafficking in Canada What is the latest on human trafficking in Canada? Who are the victims? What can individuals and Canadian churches do to help with this overwhelming problem? Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC, updates us and shares the EFC recommendations made recently to a House of Commons committee studying this issue. Host: Karen Stiller. (Skip ahead to 5:11 min for start.) 44:36
19 January, 2021
Podcast Covid and Parenting: Three counsellors offer us some hope Stephen Doucet Campbell, Jennifer Bowen and Jen Watt are counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network. This episode is 3rd in a series of 3. 19:59
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
19 January, 2021
Podcast Marriage and Covid: Three counsellors offer advice that can help us all Jennifer Bowen, Jen Watt and Stephen Doucet Campbell are counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network, based in Hamilton. This episode is 2nd in a series of 3. 19:10
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
18 January, 2021
Podcast Isolation and Covid: Three Counsellors offer a reality check Jen Watt, Stephen Doucet Campbell and Jennifer Bowen are all counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network. This episode is 1st in a series of 3. 21:10
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
14 January, 2021
Podcast Lennett Anderson: On Race, Justice and Jesus ​Lennett J. Anderson is pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Hammonds Plains, N.S., and the newly appointed lecturer in leadership and racial justice at Acadia Divinity College.  24:03
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
07 January, 2021
Podcast Rhythms for Life: Spiritual Practices for who God Made you to be

Alastair Sterne has written a book for all of us who might struggle with the typical "one size fits all" ideas around spiritual disciplines.

34:21
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