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27 June, 2024
Podcast Holiness is for all of us, says new book by Karen Stiller

In addition to being a senior editor at Faith Today, Karen Stiller of Ottawa is an author of several books including Holiness Here: Searching for God in the Ordinary Events of Everyday Life (NavPress, 2024). She talks with her fellow editor Bill Fledderus about holiness in ordinary life, how all believers are holy even if we don't feel that way, grouchy hospitality and slow beauty.

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12 June, 2024
Podcast Longing for joy with author Alastair Sterne Are you predisposed to grumpiness? Does joy feel like an elusive dream? B.C.-based author Alastair Sterne leads us through a contemplation of joy that is theological and practical. 29:35
28 May, 2024
Podcast JON Festival gathers young Christians

Israel Gimba is an Ottawa evangelist and pastor. He talks with guest host Sammy Kyereme about the heart of the ministry Dunamis Army, how Ignite Saturdays are facilitated, and strategy on how to bring together a united gathering for young Christians.

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14 May, 2024
Podcast How is your mental health? Welcome to a quiet and gentle conversation about mental health with Vivette Henry, PhD, a clinical counsellor/psychotherapist and Tyndale University prof. She walks us through staying in touch with our own wellness, people in the Bible who struggled and what helps us keep on keeping on.  28:52
30 April, 2024
Podcast How do we love our neighbour when they've survived trauma? Brenton Diaz, a trauma therapist in Ontario, helps us understand what it means to befriend someone harmed by a history of abuse or war. It's not as hard as we think it might be. 34:57
10 July, 2024
Podcast Season 7 Recap Join the hosts of the Faith Today Podcast as they reflect on some of their favourite moments from season seven. Features Karen Stiller, Bill Fledderus and podcast manager Sammy Kyereme. 37:35
03 April, 2024
Podcast The heart and soul of a pastor

How do pastors keep their hearts and souls healthy? That sounds like a huge topic, but with theologian Ross Hastings leading the way, we kind of did it. Hastings wrote Pastoral Ethics: Moral Formation as Life in the Trinity. We dive into that and then just keep going.
 

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20 March, 2024
Podcast A chat with the writers of the Jesus drama "The Chosen" Two writers of "The Chosen" streaming video series, Ryan Swanson and Tyler Thompson, discuss Christian imagination, creativity and their new Season 4. 26:19
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Podcast Inside investigations into spiritual abuse

We've heard about third-party investigators for abuse scandals in churches, seminaries and ministry organizations. Now we get to hear directly from two investigators about what happens during an investigation, how they carry out their work and why they feel called to do it.

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27 February, 2024
Podcast Responding to abuse allegations in seminaries and churches Abuse allegations just keep coming in churches, seminaries and ministry organizations. How can we respond well and build a culture where these things are less likely to occur? Our guest Lydia Fawcett points the way. 

 
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26 January, 2024
Podcast Single in the Church? A discussion for everyone Karissa Sovdi and Barry Danylak join our host Karen Stiller to talk about what singles can offer to the traditional family model and how our spiritual families are so much healthier when everyone is seen, heard and valued. 36:40
15 January, 2024
Podcast What true inclusion looks like Janet Noel-Annable, CEO of Karis Disability Services, speaks to host Ilana Reimer about what it means for churches to truly welcome and include people who live with disabilities, and how we all grow stronger when everyone feels at home and valued.

 

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15 December, 2023
Podcast The longing of our soul...and our longing for books

Jeff Crosby joins our host Karen Stiller to speak about some of the issues facing Christian publishing today and his newly released book.

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01 December, 2023
Podcast The story behind the new Mohawk translation of the Bible

Karen Stiller is joined by Phil Wagler, host of the All Things Reconciled Podcast, to speak with Bible translator Harvey Satewas Gabriel and Jeff Green, vice-president of Scripture translation at the Canadian Bible Society. 

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19 November, 2023
Podcast Finding light in the darkness with Philip Yancey

Author Philip Yancey joins our host Karen Stiller to talk about holding onto God and others in our hardest moments and how we navigate deep disappointment and grief.

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03 November, 2023
Podcast Death is part of life, but euthanasia should not be

Ephraim Radner speaks to our host Bill Fledderus about death and birth, and why he views it essential for Christians to oppose medically assisted dying.

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