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How to have weird conversations about vaccination status. Plus other tips for navigating 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.


Zoom Seminary

​Jason is a Canadian Pastor, Chaplain, & Educator living in the Blue Mountains and researching about ministry and technology, online theological education, pastoral formation, and practical theology.


No Cure for Being Human and just being wonderful with Kate Bowler

In this interview with Karen Stiller, Kate takes us behind the scenes of her latest book, No Cure for Being Human, and also solves a lot of everything. Plus, laughter.


Gen-Z and Evangelism

​Definitions and approaches to evangelism are changing. In this episode, Lindsay speaks with Shaila Visser and Tim Gonsalves from Alpha Canada about a recent study on Gen-Z and evangelism in Canada. 


Habits that can help us grow

​​Do you feel sluggish in your spiritual life? Wonder if you're growing or stalled? Author and pastor Darryl Dash shares good news and good habits in this interview with Karen Stiller. His insights into identifying a "good church" is worth the listen alone. 


Clergy Resilience

​What makes pastors resilient in ministry? Lindsay and Rick talk with Briercrest Seminary faculty member and recent PhD graduate, Margaret Clarke, about her research on clergy wellbeing. With a background in therapy and personal experience as a clergy spouse, Dr. Clarke shares about the common stressors and resources available to pastors. We discuss how congregations, denominational leaders, and academic leaders can foster resilience in their pastors. Stay tuned for Rick and Lindsay’s takeaways after the interview.


Making It Count

​​ How do we measure and document changing religious landscapes in Canada? Why does it matter? In this episode Rick talks with Dr. Bruce Guenther, Professor of Church History and Mennonite Studies at Trinity Western University's ACTS seminaries, and Jonathan Chadwick, graduate student at Trinity Western. Stay tuned for Rick and Lindsay's debrief at the end.  


How to be Christian and the same time

​Religious people are not very popular when it comes to politics. Our guest John Milloy is Assistant Professor of Public Ethics and the Director of the Centre for Public Ethics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario. He was a member of provincial parliament (MPP) in Ontario and worked on Parliament Hill as a political adviser to senior cabinet ministers, as well as five years on the senior staff of former prime minister Jean Chrétien.