What is one thing every Christ follower should know?: Episode 20


Each of the speakers on Stage One are given 15 minutes to answer the question, "What is one thing every Christian should know?"

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Sarah Bessey

Sarah is the author of Jesus Feminist and Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith. She is a sought-after speaker at churches, universities and conferences around the world as well as an award-winning blogger from right here in Canada. Sarah also serves on the board for both Help One Now and Heartline Ministries.

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Brady Josephson

Brady is a charity nerd, entrepreneur, professor, writer and founder of Shift, a digital first marketing agency for charities. He’s also CEO for Nonprofit Supply Co. Brady hosts The Good Journey Pod, a weekly podcast with thought leaders, philanthropists and innovators shaping the world of ‘good’.

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Eddie Kaufholz

Eddie is the producer and host of The New Activist, a podcast that hears from activists and world changers tackling some of the world’s biggest problems. He is on The RELEVANT Podcast and on staff with International Justice Mission, an NGO dedicated to ending slavery around the globe.

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The Canadian Church Circa 2030: Episode 19


The year is 2030. What does the Church in Canada look like? Hanging on or thriving? The same basic approach or a radically new model? These national leaders have a heart for the Kingdom, an eye on the future and deep connections across Canada. In this session they will discuss how we as the Church interact with and impact the ever changing Canadian cultural landscape for decades to come.

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Mark Clark

Mark grew up in an atheistic home and after his father’s death began a skeptical search for truth through science, philosophy and history, asking the big questions of life and eventually finding answers in Christianity. He felt called into pastoral ministry when he was 20 years old and in 2010 planted Village Church, which has since grown to a vibrant, multi-site church with a heart to reach the greater Vancouver area and beyond into Canada.

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Shaila Visser

Shaila is the national director of Alpha Canada, the director of Alpha in the Workplace International and a member of the Alpha Global executive team. She also spent years helping women investigate their own spiritual lives through her work with Women in Leadership.

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Mark Burch

Mark & Karolyn Burch spent 23 years in local church ministry before transitioning to church planting leadership with the C2C network. C2C exists to catalyze church planting from sea to sea (Psalm 72:8) and partners with over 25 denominations to assess, coach, train and support church planters.

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Tim Day

Tim gives leadership to a new vision in Canada called City Movement— designed to help business leaders, para-church ministries and churches advance the gospel in their city. Tim has served in a senior leadership role at The Meeting House, a multi-city church in Ontario. He is also the author of God Enters Stage Left, a creative retelling of God’s story.

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Empowered to Love: Episode 18


You love each other a lot. So, why do you sometimes find yourselves at odds? And why do you react the way you do, even though you don’t want to? This episode will help you map what goes wrong and learn how the humility of Christ can empower you to love each other. A laugh and learn opportunity for couples in first marriages and blended families.

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Ron L. Deal

Ron is the director of FamilyLife Blended. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has extensive experience training pastors, ministry leaders and counselors. Ron is considered a leading voice in stepfamily education, ministry to blended families and preventing re-divorce. His one-minute radio feature, FamilyLife Blended, can be heard daily on stations around the world.


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Revelation and the End of the World: Episode 17


In this episode, Paul Spilsbury teaches on how to understand God's purposes for the world laid out in the Book of Revelation.

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Paul Spilsbury

Paul is the author of The Throne, the Lamb, and the Dragon: a Reader’s Guide to the Book of Revelation and holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Paul has been teaching and writing on the New Testament and the world of the early Christians for many years. He currently serves as Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament at Regent College.


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