Podcast: Faith Trends

Conversations that connect research and ministry. Join co-hosts Lindsay Callaway and Rick Hiemstra as they help us understand who we are as the Canadian Church.

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Canadians' Bible Engagement

Andrew Bennett joins out host Rick Heimstra in this episode to talk about how Canadian's are engaging with the Bible. 


Megachurch Monopoly on Church Music

In this episode we speak to Marc Jolicoeur and Elias Dummer about the latest research from Worship Leaders Research revealed that most of the songs we've sung in our churches over the last decade come from the same four sources. 

What do young Christians think about climate change?

​​A conversation with our guest Philip Reilly about survey findings with next-generation Christians and their views on climate change.

Caught in the Current

In this episode we talk to ​​Sam Reimer about his new book Caught in the Current: British and Canadian Evangelicals in an Age of Self-Spirituality.

Why small churches in Canada need our attention

We chat with guests Marilyn Draper (Tyndale Seminary) and Ron Johnstone (Small Church Connections) about ​new research on the unique gifts and needs of small churches in Canada.

The New Orthodoxy: Canada's Emerging Civil Religion

​​Bruce Clemenger talks with Lindsay Callaway and Rick Hiemstra about his recently released book The New Orthodoxy: Canada's Emerging Civil Religion.

Religion, Spirituality and Secularity Among Millennials

We talk with Dr. Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme about her new book Religion, Spirituality and Secularity Among Millennials: The Generation Shaping American and Canadian Trends, and explore the reasons why so many are taking a pass on religion.

Family faith: How parents today pass faith to their children

​​Guest host Karen Stiller interviews researchers Lindsay Callaway and Rick Hiemstra about how family faith formation in evangelical homes is different than many of us expect.

Multi-vocational pastors

​How do pastors understand their calling when they also work outside the church? James Watson has spent years researching pastors in multivocational ministry roles and shares with us the challenges and opportunities that come with having multiple forms of employment as a pastor.