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21 December, 2020
Podcast Religion and Tolerance in Canada: A Big Sigh of Relief ​Are Christians really so intolerant? Dr. Sam Reimer is a sociology professor at Crandall University in Moncton and researches political tolerance in Canada. He shares insights (and then some really good advice) on the topic of religion and tolerance in Canada. 18:35
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
21 December, 2020
Podcast The Church and Covid: How are our pastors and leaders faring? The stresses of Covid-19 continue to weigh on Christian leaders. Listen to 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. Recording made Dec. 3. 47:34
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
21 December, 2020
Podcast Can I Believe? An Invitation to the Hesitant. An Interview with John G. Stackhouse Jr.

​​Author, Crandall University professor and Faith Today columnist John G. Stackhouse Jr. joins Faith Today editors Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller in conversation about his latest book, and what he thinks the Canadian Church should be focussing on in the next while (among a lot of other great topics).

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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
27 November, 2020
Podcast Journey Canada and their concerns with Bill C-6 on conversion therapy ​We asked Journey Canada why they are concerned with conversion therapy bans like Bill C-6. 14:21
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
24 November, 2020
Podcast How Is the Church Doing During Covid? ​We’re all in a bit of a Covid slump right now. I’m Karen Stiller and in this podcast I spoke with Tim Day Director of Way Base Network, online platform that enables individuals and Christian organizations to find each other and partner together, and serves the Church in Canada. 40:21
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
19 November, 2020
Podcast Jennifer Lau and CBM: Canada's oldest mission organization has a new leader ​​Jennifer Lau is the new executive director of CBM (Canadian Baptist Ministries), a 150-year-old Canadian mission organization. She spoke with Faith Today’s Karen Stiller about her calling, the weight of words, and what it means to go and learn. 26:36
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
05 November, 2020
Podcast From the ground up: On racism and reconciliation ​​Writer and activist Joel Gordon shares his personal awakening and experiences with racism in Canada in this tender and powerful Faith Today piece. 12:58
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
22 October, 2020
Podcast In Conversation with Author Jen Pollock Michel Jen Pollock Michel, author and host of the Englewood Review of Books podcast, joins us to explore lament, how to listen and speak well to each other and other wonderful things.

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19 April, 2016
Webinar Evangelicals Around the World What can we learn from our brothers and sisters around the world? Canadian Brian Stiller shares from his unique vantage point as global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance. He is one of the editors of "Evangelicals Around the World: A Global Handbook for the 21st Century." His most recent book is "An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World." Host: Karen Stiller. 45:47