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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
11 March, 2020
Podcast COVID-19 Is Impacting Church Life Hand sanitizer at every door, tweaked communion services and no more hugs or handshakes. COVID-19 is impacting church life. Includes a list of congregational resources we'll keep updated! 

This podcast was recorded on March 11; therefore some of the information is outdated. 
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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
27 March, 2020
Podcast What is spiritual direction? What is spiritual direction? Spiritual director Cathy McMulkin explains the heart of this ancient practice. 16:19
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
31 March, 2020
Podcast Canadian Churches and COVID-19: Three Churches Respond Three pastors: Paul Ranson of St. John the Evangelist in Fredericton, Kent Priebe of Centre Street Church, Calgary, and Kerry Kronberg of Sunnyside Wesleyan in Ottawa share their church's response to the COVID-19 crisis. 35:54
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
24 March, 2020
Podcast Peace in the Pandemic Registered therapist Sharon Ramsay offers tips on mental and spiritual health in a challenging time. 19:34
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
20 January, 2020
Podcast The State of Religion in Canada Researchers Rick Hiemstra of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and Sam Reimer of Crandall University unpack the (sometimes surprising) results of a 2019 survey of religiosity in Canada. Things might not be what you think they are... 32:08
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
04 March, 2020
Podcast The New Heart of Compassion Canada Allison Alley is the new, fourth president of Compassion Canada. In this interview, we explore the role of the local church in development work, our own spiritual poverty even when we are materially rich, and so much more. 28:06
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
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
23 May, 2016
Webinar The Problem of Pornography Pornography hurts everyone. And it is more accessible than ever. Christians and the Church are sadly not immune from its ravages. Pornography impacts our kids, their development as compassionate and sexually healthy human beings, and our relationships and marriages. Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC, explores the problem and ways to respond. Host: Karen Stiller. 43:04
01 May, 2019
Podcast The spirituality of writing, and how to get started Mark Buchanan is a beloved Canadian Christian author and professor at Ambrose University. He explores with us why and how Christians can write most effectively. If you're a writer, or even if you're not, you will enjoy this conversation. 27:30