Shop Talk Podcast

ShopTalk_Episode 005

With Guest Doug Balzer • November 13, 2019

On this episode of Shop Talk, Mike Sotski is joined by Doug Balzer, Director of Innovation, Leader and Thought Development at the Western Canadian District of the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Doug, along with his wife Teri lead renewal events such as the Soul Care Equipping Conference and Holy Spirit Encounter around the world. In Doug's own words: “I love what I do because I get to see darkness being displaced by light; both in the lives of our official workers as well as in neighbourhoods where new faith communities are being established.” Mike and Doug chat “Soul Care”, what it's all about and how it can be a helpful tool on our journey towards healing and wholeness as apprentices of Jesus. For more information read Doug's bio here: https://transformcma.ca/who-we-are/district-staff/

ShopTalk_Episode 004

With Guest Linda Raymond • October 30, 2019

On this episode of Shop Talk, Mike Sotski is joined by Linda Raymond who talks about her work with the Horizons International an organization that exists to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to the world, especially the Muslim world, by Proclaiming the Gospel, Discipling the Nations, and Equipping the Church. For more info on Horizons International - visit https://www.horizonsinternational.org

Shop Talk_Episode 003

With Kids Ministry Staff at St. Albert Alliance • October 16, 2019

Mike Sotski is joined by the Kids Staff at St. Albert Alliance Church (Kids Pastor, Pam Loeppky; Elementary Coordinator, Janelle Rempel; Preschool Coordinator, Debbie Beckman) talking about the importance of families learning about Jesus together and building a foundation of faith for kids today. For a list of resources referenced in today's podcast visit our website.

Shop Talk _Episode 002

With Guest Norah Kennedy • October 2, 2019

Mike Sotski is joined by former Executive Director of the Edmonton Pregnancy Care Centre - Norah Kennedy as they discuss the issue of abortion, the work of the Pregnancy Care Centre and how the church should respond to the issues of our culture today.

ShopTalk_Episode 001

With Guests Jeremy Peters and Melayne Shankel • September 18, 2019

Mike Sotski is joined by St. Albert Alliance Staff Jeremy Peters (Lead Pastor) and Melayne Shankel (Director of Communications) for the first Shop Talk episode! Together they chat about apprenticeship with Jesus and what Shop Talk is all about.