Audio & Video

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

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
10 June, 2021
Podcast Sharing the Story of Indigenous Peoples

Holly Fortier is a Cree/Dene leader and educator, and documentary film maker from Ft. McKay First Nation, Alberta. Through her business, Nisto Consulting, Holly has done Indigenous Awareness Training across Canada.

She says when she shares the history of indigenous people in Canada, her listeners finally get it.

See Holly's website here: www.nistoconsulting.com

34:23
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 June, 2021
Podcast Beth Seversen on Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults Part 2 ​​In May, we held the first ever EFC Virtual Book Club, featuring author Beth Seversen and her book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. This podcast is in two parts and features the EFC's director of research Rick Hiemstra; Canadian youth ministry expert and speaker Sid Koop; and author Beth Seversen. This is Part 2 (Q&A). 28:11
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
04 June, 2021
Podcast Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults - Part 1 Interview

The EFC Virtual Book Club discusses Beth Seversen's book Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. This is Part 1 (Interview).

28:57
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
27 May, 2021
Podcast Brian Stiller on the Word "Evangelical" and More

An interview with Brian Stiller, a global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance and a well known spokesperson for evangelicalism in Canada. He discusses the evangelical church in Ethiopia and the United States, offers advice to younger Christian leaders and touches on several other topics.

28:07
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
10 May, 2021
Podcast How to Love Our Actual Neighbours

​When Lynda MacGibbon moved from Moncton to a high-rise in Toronto, she asked herself what would happen if she actually tried to love her neighbours, in person, in deed, and in a highrise.

Lynda shares what she learned from her experiment, which she calls both social and theological, and an experiment that became a way of life.

30:14
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
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
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
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