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

16 January, 2019
Webinar Mentoring Matters What exactly is mentoring? Why does it matter so much? How can we do it better? How can Christian ministries and churches make mentoring part of their culture? Join expert guests Doug Ward of Arrow Ministries, Margaret Gibb of Women Together and Pierre Bergeron of SIS Leadership. With host Karen Stiller. 57:39
05 May, 2021
Podcast Mark Noll and That Weird Word "Evangelical" Among many other books, Mark Noll wrote 1994's important Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. His latest book is Evangelicals: Who They Have Been, Are Now, and Could Be (with George Marsden and David Bebbington, Eerdmans, 2019). Faith Today senior editor Bill Fledderus joins in on this three-way conversation. 31:33
28 April, 2021
Podcast Brian Doerksen on Leading Worship with a Whisper Brian Doerksen is a songwriter, recording artist, conference speaker and songwriting instructor. His songs "Faithful One" and "Come now is the time to worship" are mainstays of evangelical worship. His latest album is Hymns for Life. He speaks to Karen Stiller about leading worship, being outside the "inner circle" of contemporary Christian music, and the role of lament. 31:20
13 January, 2021
Webinar Youth Renegotiating Faith at Christian Postsecondary Schools New research shows that youth from Christian families have different faith outcomes if they attend mainstream universities and colleges compared to Christian ones. What do parents and pastors need to know? Hear from EFC researcher Rick Hiemstra, Bruce Guenther of Trinity Western University and Justin Cooper of Christian Higher Education Canada. With host Karen Stiller. 52:29
10 October, 2018
Webinar Renegotiating Faith: The delay in young adult identity formation A discussion of major new research on youth and faith, featuring practical advice for churches. Includes lead EFC researcher Rick Hiemstra, Anton Lim of Power to Change–Students, and Jeremy MacDonald of Truth Matters. Host: Karen Stiller. 50:30
15 April, 2021
Podcast Hope in Crisis Grace Fox is an author, speaker, and spiritual coach whose latest book is a devotional called Finding Hope in Crisis: Devotions for Calm in Chaos, which seems like a good fit for the reality in which we have all found ourselves in recent months. 22:25
01 April, 2021
Podcast A Conversation with the New Secretary General of the WEA Thomas Schirrmacher is the new secretary general of the World Evangelical Alliance, the global body that represents 600 million+ evangelical Christians around the world. 41:28
25 September, 2018 Palliative Care
Webinar Palliative Care. What exactly is it? Why does it matter to Canadian Christians? How can we improve how we offer multi-disciplinary care for a person with a progressive, life-limiting disease? Guests: Rauni Salminen, executive director, Philip Aziz Centre; Julia Lee, a lecturer in medicine at the University of Toronto and McMaster University. Host: Karen Stiller. 45:35
22 March, 2021
Podcast Cindy Bunch on Being Kind to Yourself: Releasing Frustrations and Embracing Joy Cindy Bunch is author of Be Kind to Yourself: Releasing Frustrations and Embracing Joy, a book released in 2020 by InterVarsity Publishing, where she also serves as associate publisher and director of editorial, where she acquires and develops books on spiritual formation 27:55
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
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
11 March, 2021
Podcast When Leaders Fall: Lessons to be Learned from Recent Scandals ​How the mighty fall is more than a cliché. It’s a hard truth the Christian community has had to grapple with a lot lately. 26:58
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
30 September, 2021
Podcast Where the Light Fell: An Interview with Philip Yancey Philip Yancey is a popular and prolific author, whose honest and searching books over a long writing career have helped Christians grapple with questions like, where is God when it hurts, and come to terms with the reality of feeling disappointment with God. Now, he's released a memoir that takes us back to his fundamentalist upbringing and the pain, trauma and resiliency of his childhood. 30:56
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
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