Podcasts

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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
17 September, 2021
Podcast The Joy of Multi-Cultural ​​We spoke with Tim Tang about being intentionally intercultural in church and how we can grow. If you only see yourself in your congregation, there is probably room to grow. ​Tim Tang is the director of the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre at Tyndale University in Toronto. The TIM Centre provides intercultural resources for networking, training and research for the Church.  30:41
02 July, 2021
Podcast That Time We All Went Digital: An Interview with Joanna la Fleur ​Joanna la Fleur is a speaker, podcaster, TV host, and communications consultant. With a business communications degree and a Masters in Theological Studies, she has been helping the Church communicate the best news in the world for over 15 years.  33:38
24 June, 2021
Podcast Inside the Center for Global Christianity Dr. Todd Johnson is Professor of Mission and Global Christianity, and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. 31:21
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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