In this episode of Shop Talk we look at celebrities coming to the Christian faith- and in particular hip hop superstar Kanye West. In the past year Kanye West's faith journey has hit the spotlight in a big way. From his Sunday Services to his most recent album release Jesus Is King, Kanye's dramatic transformation has people talking. Mike is joined by St. Albert Alliance Church staffers Dan MacGillivray (Youth & Young Adults Pastor) and Melayne Shankel (Director of Communications) to chat all about this current hot topic.
Kanye West and Other Celebrities Who Come to Faith
December 11, 2019 • Mike Sotski
Mental Health During Covid-19 with Jennifer Chow • February 26, 2021 • Mike Sotski
We're coming up the one year mark in this pandemic and everyone has felt the effects in one way or another. For many of us, we have not had the language or training to know how to process the experience. Jennifer Chow, a registered Psychologist, joins us as we talk about the ways faith and community can be integral components to help us navigate these days. Available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and Stitcher.
Mental Health During Covid-19 with Kyle Shalk • February 5, 2021 • Mike Sotski
During this covid season, mental health has become a significant issue as we have dealt with lockdowns and isolation. The stress, worry, anxiety, loneliness have all compressed bringing challenges to our mental health. Join us for a conversation with psychologist Kyle Schalk as we talk about removing the stigma attached to mental health and ways that we can help to create environments where its ok to not be ok.
Justice & Compassion Part 2.2 with Carl Waldron, Melayne Shankel & Ian Bramble • July 31, 2020 • Mike Sotski
What does it take to have ears to hear? The events that have transpired over the last number of weeks has caused a variety of reaction. Most of our response is based on the way we see these events. The challenge, lies in fact that our experience impacts how we see. For many of us we have not been impacted by issues of race or injustice. So having ears to hear requires that we take time to listen to the stories of those who are different than us. Join us for part 2 of a 2 part conversation with Melayne Shankel, Ian Bramble and Carl Waldron that helps to shed some light on experiences that may be different than our own.