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
11 March, 2022
Podcast On the Ukraine border with World Vision's Michael Messenger

Michael Messenger, president of World Vision Canada, joins us from the Romanian/Ukraine border where World Vision is helping to welcome and meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of refugees forced to flee their country.

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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
02 March, 2022
Podcast Toward accessible faith and flourishing, with Keith Dow Keith Dow is our guest and manager of organizational and spiritual life at Christian Horizons, an organization that works together with people who experience disabilities to accomplish their goals and nurture communities where everybody belongs. 35:23
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
18 February, 2022
Podcast Inside the writing and reading life of Randy Boyagoda With this podcast, we step into the warm writing and reading life of Randy Boyagoda, whose two recent novels contain faith, humour and fast moving plots.  31:05
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
03 February, 2022
Podcast The story behind the First Nations Bible Translation Terry Wildman, lead translator and general editor of the First Nations Version, shares the background of this unique translation, reads some favourite passages and shares his hopes for this gift to the Church. 18:46
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
20 January, 2022
Podcast How to speak to your kids about pornography

​​Do you worry about your kids and online pornography? It's a big issue for parents today. We have some help to offer you from Marilyn Evans, the founder of Parents Aware.

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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
06 January, 2022
Podcast Funerals. Yes, funerals. In this special episode of the Faith Today podcast, EFC's resident theologian David Guretzki dialogues with Tim Perry, author of Funerals: for the Care of Souls, the book that inspired the cover story of the latest Faith Today. 32:42
17 December, 2021
Podcast Behind the Scenes and Christmas with the EFC Podcast Team ​​Join Faith Today podcast host Karen Stiller, tech producer Dave Auyeung, Rick Hiemstra and Lindsay Callaway, hosts of the new EFC podcast Faith Trends, as they go behind the scenes.  30:55
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
06 December, 2021
Podcast How to have weird conversations about vax status and navigate these strange social times

​​Christmas is coming and so are awkward conversations about vaccination status and who is going where when and what we're all going to talk about when we get there. Psychotherapist Sharon Ramsay offers practical tools for the coming days.

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