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Beekeeping and our churches and neighbourhoods: an interview with author and pastor Preston Pouteaux

Preston Pouteaux is pastor of Lake Ridge Community Church, Chestermere Alberta, and part of the Forge Canada National Team and teaches at colleges across the country. His latest book The Bees of Rainbow Falls: Finding Faith, Imagination, and Delight in Your Neighbourhood is an invitation to reorient our imaginations towards our neighbours and our neighbourhoods. Preston spoke to the EFC podcast about his book and how we become more attentive to our neighbourhoods and our neighbours.


Simple Ways To Nourish Your Spirit With The Arts

We need our minds and imaginations to be renewed – disciplined – because of our tendency to reduce the world into more manageable dimensions.


Artful Discipleship - By Carolyn Arends

How the arts can help in spiritual formation


Seeking Truth and Reconciliation - Ken Shigematsu

This fall Vancouver pastor and author Ken Shigematsu preached a sermon on reconciliation with First Nations peoples that was honest, painful, inspiring and received an unexpected level of attention. His sermon "Seeking Truth and Reconciliation" is reprinted online at Preaching ( Ken spoke to us about why reconciliation is so important right now in Canada, and the essential role...


Janet Epp Buckingham Interview on TWU Court Case Hearings

Janet Buckingham directs Trinity Western University’s Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa and is the author of Fighting over God: A Legal and Political History of Religious Freedom in Canada. She is also a lawyer who helped develop the proposal for a law school at Trinity Western and attended both days of the Supreme Court of Canada hearings that happened recently over TWU's law school case. In this podcast, Buckingham shares her impressions of the case and how the hearings went, as...


Andrew Klavan Interviewed By James Beverley

Andrew Klavan is an award-winning writer, screenwriter, and media commentator. An internationally bestselling novelist and two-time Edgar Award-winner, Klavan is also a contributing editor to City Journal, the magazine of the Manhattan Institute, and the host of a popular political podcast on His essays and op-eds on politics, religion, movies, and literature have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the LA Times, and elsewhere. He...


Argentina - An Epic Of Faith

Dispatches from Brian Stiller Argentina - An Epic Of Faith "This land, founded mostly by Italian and Spanish conquerors, has had embedded in its culture a European Roman Catholicism, dominant and unrepentant in its use of power. Faith and national identity were inseparable. As Protestant missionaries arrived in the late 1800s, it was not surprising that they faced hostility from their Catholic counterparts. After all, why convert those who already call themselves Christians?" For more...


Tough Call in a Tough World

Baroness Caroline Cox is an international humanitarian who works in some of the world’s most difficult places. She spoke to us about her motivation, fears and challenge to us as Christians who care about the world.


What’s Happening With The Top Issues Of 2017 For Canadian Christians

A “round up” conversation on some of the issues the EFC is working on this Fall 2017. We will catch up on the latest information on medical assistance in dying, pornography, religious discrimination, Bill C51, and others. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and hear directly from Julia Beazley, the EFC’s director of public policy.


Ann Voskamp - The Broken Way Interview

Ann Voskamp, the wildly successful author of The New York Times bestseller One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, and most recently The Broken Way: A Daring Path Into the Abundant Life talks to Faith Today editor Karen Stiller in a hotel lobby in Toronto to discuss her latest book, how we can all be more honest about our brokenness and why that’s so important.


Clean Water In Cambodia

Faith Today editor Karen Stiller visited Cambodia on a Samaritan’s Purse Water for Kids trip, and reached some conclusions about short term mission trips.


African Church Leaders Taking Hold

Dispatches from Brian Stiller African Leaders Taking Hold "Africa, the “dark” continent brought to light by missionary David Livingston, stretches from the Mediterranean in the north to the mixing of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans in the south. Soon to be 1.2 billion, its varied cultures, peoples, religions and economic successes mixed with disasters, is a place of exotic beauty, barren wastelands and many peoples with a loving and inviting disposition." Listen to the podcast or to read...


An Answer To Why In Africa

Dispatches from Brian Stiller An Answer to Why in Africa "He was the first black person I had ever met. I was a Canadian teenager and it was Sunday night church: time for the sermon. A tall, poised black preacher stood and began to speak. He had a deep, South African accent and flowing rhetoric, rich in vocabulary. I had never heard such preaching. It was evangelist Nicholas Bhengu from South Africa.." For more dispatches, go to:


The Challenge of Gender Fluidity: How might the Church respond?

“Like all of us Jaimie was on a journey, but hers had a complexity we hadn’t been aware of in our ministry before. Jaimie was wrestling with her gender identity. Back then, we were just waking up to the idea that students in our midst might have been struggling with sexual orientation – gender identity or gender dysphoria was not even in our vocabulary.”


Foul Mouthed And Faithful

“It was three separate incidents over a period of as many weeks that persuaded me swearing is no longer the taboo it once was for Evangelicals. Three distinct gatherings of Christians during which casual profanity presented on the lips of fellow believers. By casual I mean no one hit their thumb with a hammer or was venting at injustice, pain or rage. No one erupted with expletives in response to anything or anyone. The cussing Christians in question simply nonchalantly used vulgar words....


What is The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada?

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) unites Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus. The EFC is the national association of evangelical Christians in Canada. It gathers Evangelicals together for impact, influence and identity in ministry and public witness. The EFC also publishes Faith Today, Canada’s Christian magazine. The EFC podcast features some of the best, most provocative articles from Faith Today, interviews with Canadian Christian leaders and thought-shapers, as...