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reKindle Podcast

Ep. 12: Mobilizing the Church for Mission: Alpha Online

April 16, 2020 • Brent Sellers & Angie La Favor

In this episode, Nick Kadun, along with guests Angie La Favor (Beulah Alliance Church) and Brent Sellers (RockPointe Church), discuss using Alpha Online as an easily accessible and impactful tool for evangelism and mission in the midst of today’s global health pandemic. In this episode we answer questions like Does Alpha really work in an online capacity? How has using Alpha enabled churches to mobilize their people for mission? and How do you make the pivot to running Alpha in an online capacity?

Ep. 11: Leading through Crisis

April 8, 2020 • Doug Doyle

Join Doug Balzer as he interviews Doug Doyle (lead pastor at Fort City Church, Fort McMurray Alberta) as they discuss lessons learned during the Fort McMurray fires of 2016. Doug Doyle offers keen insights into how to lead our congregations through the current pandemic crisis. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca About the host Doug Balzer; https://www.dougbalzer.com/

Ep. 10: Avoiding the Ditches of Renewal

February 4, 2020 • Kyle Harnett & Nick Kadun

As one pursues renewal in Jesus, are their ditches to be avoided? As we pursue the more of Jesus, are there things we should be mindful of that could lead us away from a true north pursuit of Him? Join Doug Balzer as he welcomes to the podcast Kyle Harnett (church planter) and Nick Kadun (mission catalyst) and listen in on their discussion on this topic. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca About the host Doug Balzer; https://www.dougbalzer.com/

Ep. 9: Pathways to Transformation

December 10, 2019 • Mike Sotski

Why should someone be motivated to pursue deep personal transformation? What might typical on ramps to life change look like. Join Mike Sotski (of St. Albert Alliance Church in Alberta) as he interviews Doug Balzer on this topic. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 8: Overcoming Shame

August 27, 2019 • Doug Balzer

In this episode Doug Balzer speaks on the matter of overcoming felt shame in the believer’s life. Felt shame is a huge barrier to spiritual and relational growth. Shame and guilt are related but are different. Many believers experience freedom from guilt but shame still lingers. Why is that? And what can be done to overcome shame? Credit for some content goes to Andrew Mercurio of Alliance Theological Seminary, New York. “False Belief Test” adapted from Robert McGee’s book, Search for Significance. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 7: Rooted in the Word, moving in the Spirit

June 25, 2019 • Sandy Isfeld

Doug has a conversation with pastor and renewal catalyst, Sandy Isfeld, of the biblical and theological hinge points that were part of Sandy's journey toward experiencing greater empowerment in life and mission. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 6: Confessions of a Former Cessationist

May 28, 2019 • Greg Clark

In this episode, Doug explores the journey and experience of Greg Clark, a pastor who was formerly a functional and theological cessationist. Some discussion is given to elements common to such positions and pathways towards a more full expression of all that Jesus has for his church. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 5: Empowerment Beyond the Church Walls

April 30, 2019 • Kyle Harnett

Church planter, Kyle Harnett, discussed with Doug what they are both learning regarding the power of God being expressed beyond the walls of the church. How does renewal impact evangelism and mission? Several stories of miracles are recounted with people outside of Christian faith. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 4: The Soul of a Leader

March 26, 2019 • Martin Sanders

Doug has a conversation with leader / soul development ninja warrior, Martin Sanders. With the complexities of survival and self protection being familiar territory to most leaders, how can one engage in a journey towards authentic soul transformation? If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 3: Learning to Listen to God’s Voice

February 26, 2019 • Jeremy Peters

This episode is a conversation between Doug Balzer and Jeremy Peters, Senior Pastor of St. Albert Alliance Church. Jeremy and his leadership team have been on an amazing journey of discovering just how accessible the voice of Jesus is and how he can be heard personally and even more so in community. Really, this podcast is a brief clinic on how to grow in listening to the voice of the Spirit and moving towards having Jesus as the functional Lord of the church. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 2: Catalyzing Renewal in an Existing Church

February 5, 2019 • Al Andrus

Listen in on the personal journey of a church planter and pastor as he shares how he catalyzed renewal in an existing church. In this conversation between Al Andrus (of Heartland Alliance Church - Sherwood Park, Alberta) and Doug Balzer; they talk about the complexities of transitioning an existing church towards Spirit sensitivity and maturity. Al speaks frankly about some of the ups and down in this ongoing journey. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca

Ep. 1: Putting the Holy Spirit back on my Radar

January 22, 2019 • Brent Trask

In this first episode of the reKindle podcast, Doug Balzer interviews Brent Trask — former church planter of RockPointe Church (Calgary) and now serving as District Superintendent of the Western District of Canada. Brent relays his journey of moving from where the person of the Holy Spirit was largely marginal in his life to his current journey of his work becoming primary and evident each day. Other church leaders may find helpful to hear of the different seasons of discovery Brent has journeyed through and continues to discover. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle Renewal podcast please email them to rekindle@transformcma.ca