Hope. We like it. We could even say we NEED it. But what is it and how do you sustain it over the long haul? This episode is an Easter morning talk with retired pastor and friend, Winston Newman.
An interview at Life 100.3FM about The Up Devotional, Christian radio, music, and God’s work at church
I was recently interviewed on Life 100.3FM as a part of Sharathon. We talked about the daily devotional that I write, Christian radio, music and God’s work at church. Here is our talk in podcast form.
Making margin in your life for discipleship – a talk with Sarah Han
You want to follow Jesus and even share him with others. But you’re so busy. Your “margin” is nil. This podcast is a talk with the Rev. Dr. Sarah Han, a professor at Tyndale who is writing a book on the importance of creating margin in our lives to be faithful disciples of Jesus.
Looking within and spiritual disciplines as we seek to love God – an interview by Chris Pullenayegem
I was recently interviewed by Chris Pullenayegem from the Vancouver School of Theology about looking within, spiritual disciplines, and encouraging an ethos of discipleship in a congregation. This podcast is a recording of our talk.
Thom Rainer on the difference between church consumers and church members
It’s a new time – with challenges and opportunities. So we need to be honest about who we are in the body of Christ: consumers or members? This podcast is a talk with Thom Rainer, president of Church Answers and former CEO of LifeWay, and author of “11 signs you are becoming a church consumer instead of a committed church member.”
Serious, self-sacrificial evangelism—a talk with Will Han
Evangelism is sharing the good news about Jesus. But it can be challenging (and intimidating). Will Han is a Buddhist monk-turned Christian, church-planter and missionary. He has a serious and self-sacrificial approach which flows from his own experience of Christ’s love. This podcast is a talk (and interview) with Rev. Han.
Hope Through Hardship – an Easter conversation with Jennifer Harris and Julie Cunha
The episode is a conversation with Jennifer Harris and Julie Cunha at Westminster Church in Barrie on Easter. We talk about hope through hardship, and encourage you to also see the ways God works – even when life is hard.
Apologetics and Defending Your Faith – a talk with Greg Koukl
Do you want to explain (or defend) your faith with greater confidence and clarity? Join the club, and listen to this podcast with Greg Koukl, author of ‘Tactics,’ president of Stand to Reason, a speaker at over 80 university campuses, and radio host for over 30 years defending ‘Christianity worth thinking about.’
5 words of wisdom from past generations—a talk with Claude Cox
They call it the information age. But to me, it often feels like we have too much data and too little wisdom. This episode is a talk with Claude Cox who has spent years with the elderly. Here, he shares some wisdom that has been passed on.
Spiritual Warfare – a talk with Jon Thompson
What is spiritual warfare? Why do some avoid it? Isn’t the Bible just ‘out of date’? Who is our enemy? Does possession still happen? How do we win?! I discuss all this and more (put on your seatbelts) with Jon Thompson, author of Deliverance.
Trials, joy & perseverance – a talk with Dan Scott
When Dan Scott was a boy his home burned to the ground. The next morning his father read James 1:2-3 and led them in prayer. In this talk with the national Moderator of the PCC we talk about hardship and it’s relationship to joy and perseverance.
Anxiety in Children – a talk with Lyndsey Stevenato
We love our children. We don’t like anxiety. So how can we better understand anxiety in children, and how can we help those we love so dearly? That’s what we discuss in this interview with Lyndsey Stevenato.
Nurturing friendships with other Christians—and with Jesus – a talk with John Vissers
Friendship—with other Christians, and even with Jesus. That’s our topic in this talk with the Rev. Dr. John Vissers, principal of Knox College. We talk about the heighted importance of friendship today, the embrace of Jesus, trust, looking out for one another, the means of grace, the “second self,” and more.
The vitality of Bible Study – a talk with Douglas Rollwage
Douglas Rollwage has over 33 years of experience as a trusted Bible teacher. In this podcast we cover a lot of ground, touching on the vitality of Bible Study, the transformative effect of pilgrimage, common pushbacks, and how knowing God deepens your relationship with him.
Another Gospel? An interview with author Alisa Childers about “progressive” Christianity
In this episode I interview best-selling author Alisa Childers about her book: “Another Gospel? A Lifelong Christian Seeks Truth in Response to Progressive Christianity.” You will definitely want to listen in.
Conscience, the Puritans, and forming our minds today – a talk with Richard Topping
In this podcast episode, I talk with Richard Topping, professor and principal at VST, about conscience, the Puritans, society, and forming our minds today.
Human Trafficking: Evil, online risks & how to help – a talk with Mikhaela Gray-Beerman
In this podcast episode, I talk with anti-trafficking advocate and educator Mikhaela Gray-Beerman about the problem, trends, serious online risks (especially for youth), and how to help.
Is the persecution of Christians coming to Canada? – A talk with Paul Carter
In this podcast episode, I talk with Paul Carter about the prospect of Christian persecution in Canada. Is it coming? What is it? How is it different from losing influence? What advice might the apostle Peter have for us today?
Keeping composure under strain – a talk with Christine O’Reilly
In this podcast episode, I talk with Christine O’Reilly about keeping our composure under strain. She defines composure, discusses the fraying nature of our times, and offers suggestions to grow our capacity to maintain composure under strain.
An Army Chaplain reflects on the pandemic, resiliency, and becoming stronger as a country—a talk with Rev. the Capt. Andrew Cameron
In this podcast episode, I talk with Army Chaplain Andrew Cameron about resilience, the pandemic, and if it’s a fair comparison to say that living through pandemic times is like living through war times.