Podcasts

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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
13 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
06 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
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
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).

 

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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
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
18 February, 2021
Podcast Sex and the City of God: An Interview with author Carolyn Weber ​​Join us as we sit down with Canadian author Carolyn Weber to discuss her latest book, a moving memoir that explores marriage, desire, holiness and how God uses our relationships to move us closer to Him. 21:30
04 February, 2021
Podcast What's in a song? Exploring the theology of the music we sing We speak to Mike Tapper, professor and chair of Southern Wesleyan University’s division of religion and also a researcher who helped perform a lyrical analysis of the 30 most commonly sung hymns and 30 of the most commonly sung contemporary worship songs over the past five years. 21:30
19 January, 2021
Podcast Covid and Parenting: Three counsellors offer us some hope Stephen Doucet Campbell, Jennifer Bowen and Jen Watt are counsellors with Shalem Mental Health Network. This episode is 3rd in a series of 3. 19:59