reKindle Podcast

Ep. 26: Clear the Air Listening Prayer

April 15, 2021 • Doug Balzer

Doug Balzer tells a brief story of how he discovered a simple and accessible pathway to better hearing the quiet voice of Jesus.

Ep. 25: Becoming Good News People: Conviction, Urgency and Spirit-Dependence

April 7, 2021 • Nick Kadun, Jerin Thomas & Filipe Drumond

In this episode, Jerin Thomas and Nick Kadun sit down with Filipe Drumond of Last Harvest Evangelistic Association to talk about evangelism both at home and around the globe.

Ep. 24: Mindset Shifts - Getting Out of the Box We Call Church

April 1, 2021 • Ray Moran & Sarah Hunter

Roy Moran, the author of Spent Matches and Regional Director of New Generations North America, joins host Sarah Hunter to discuss the many mindset shifts necessary to infuse a disciple making culture into an attractional culture. The forgiveness gospel sets us up for a kingdom without the King. Christ calls us to lead others through conversion into a kingdom lifestyle. And other insights from Roy’s journey of shifting the culture. The Title of Roy’s book is: Spent Matches: Igniting the Signal Fire for the Spiritually Dissatisfied found at your favourite online book store in Canada. To learn more about New Generations North America follow this link: https://newgenerations.us/.

Ep. 23: Opting Out of Religion… Religious Nones and New Opportunities for the Church

March 10, 2021 • Nick Kadun, Rob Chartrand & Joel Thiessen

24% of Canadian adults and 32% of Canadian teens say they have no religious affiliation. In this episode, Nick Kadun and Rob Chartrand sit down with Dr. Joel Thiessen (Professor of Sociology and Director of the Flourishing Congregations Institute at Ambrose University) to discuss the findings of his recent co-authored work, None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada (2020) and unpack topics as: - Who are the Nones? - Reasons for disaffiliation - Changes in Canadian society and culture, and, - Hope for the Canadian church

Ep. 22: Innovation in the Translation System

January 27, 2021 • Briana Southerland & Jerin Thomas

reKindle host Jerin Thomas engages in a conversation with Briana Southerland (Share Ministries Pastor at First Alliance Church, Calgary, AB), who introduces an innovative translation tool to help God's word reach in the heart language of the people. To reach Briana Southerland: bsoutherland@faccalgary.com / https://www.instagram.com/briana_southerland https://www.facebook.com/briana.n.southerland https://www.linkedin.com/in/briana-southerland-90453448/

Ep. 21: SPIRITual Leadership: Shaped, led and empowered

January 19, 2021 • Roger Helland & Doug Balzer

Join Doug’s conversation with Roger Helland (Prayer Ambassador with the EFC) as they discuss leadership that is shaped, led and empowered by Holy Spirit, the role of prayer in leadership and renewal and how one can be a “full blown” pietist, enjoying all the fruits of Holy Spirit, yet not compelled to adopt cultural nuances that may be predominant in more charismatic movements (not that there is anything wrong with that;) ). Roger Helland serves as Prayer Ambassador for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, as Adjunct professor at Tyndale, Taylor, & ACTS Seminaries & Prairie College, as Kairos Faculty Mentor at Sioux Falls Seminary and is author of The Devout Life, Magnificent Surrender, and Missional Spirituality.

Ep. 20: From Clicks to Community

Exploring Spiritual formation in a Digital Age • January 6, 2021 • Cory Harasym, Brent Rushinka, & Sarah Hunter

Discipling online is working! Hear how our guests have intentionally moved people from the initial click to meaningful community. Social media connections can seem impersonal and superficial, and yet the internet has the potential to reach people your building never could.

Ep. 19: An Invitation to the Messy More of Discipling WITH Jesus

November 6, 2020 • Greg Grunau & Sarah Hunter

Shifting paradigms from a Family AND Mission mindset to a Family On Mission mindset is scary, messy and so rewarding. Join Sarah and guest Greg Grunau as we hear about Greg’s journey of shifting towards a lifestyle of disciple making. Greg is the Pastor of Spiritual Development at Centre Street Church in Calgary, AB, Canada and the leader of 3DMs Calgary Hub team which serves churches in Western Canada. Greg Grunau can be reached at greggrunau@3dmovements.org 3DM’s website is www.3dmovements.com

Ep. 18: Mission Possible - Love New Canadians (Part 2)

October 28, 2020 • Ralf Peters & Jerin Thomas

reKindle host Jerin Thomas engages in a conversation with Ralf Peters (Global Impact Pastor, Beulah Alliance Church, Edmonton) around the topic of reaching new Canadians. In this episode, Ralf explains some of the best practices in reaching the nations around us through his personal life and ministry.

Ep. 17: Culture, Covid and Causation ~ Renewal

October 20, 2020 • Kathy Klassen & Doug Balzer

Join Doug in his conversation with Kathy Klassen (Director of Relational and Spiritual Vitality - CMA - Toronto) as they discuss implication of spiritual renewal pertaining to various cultural perspectives, Covid19 implications and predictable onramps to spiritual renewal in the Holy Spirit.

Ep. 16: Reigniting the Flame of Evangelism

October 14, 2020 • Bill Hogg & Nick Kadun

Nick Kadun and guest Bill Hogg discuss the reality of evangelism in Canada and the needed re-elevation of the Evangelist in the global church. Bill is the leader of The Message Trust Canada Foundation who exists to reach the next generation through creative mission, community transformation and Christ-centred enterprise through deputizing and deploying downwardly mobile urban missionaries to broken postal codes in Canada.

Ep. 15: Mission Possible - Love New Canadians

September 28, 2020 • Rick Love & Jerin Thomas

reKindle host Jerin Thomas engages in a conversation with Rick Love (lovenewcanadians.ca) around the topic of reaching new Canadians. In this episode, Rick instills hope and a three-step pathway to bless new Canadians.

Ep. 14: Connecting Spiritual Renewal to Mission

September 18, 2020 • Brent Rushinka, Kyle Harnett & Doug Balzer

Doug Balzer engages pastors Kyle Harnett and Brent Rushinka around the topic of how are we or aren’t we seeing gains in spiritual renewal translated into fruitful mission beyond the walls of the church. Both opportunities and hindrances are explored. For more resourcing on this and other related areas, check out Doug’s recently published book, “The Empowerment Pivot: How God is redefining our view of normal.”

Ep. 13: Reimagining Church

Sunday Gatherings and Disciple Making • July 28, 2020 • Graham English & Matt Boda

reKindle hosts Sarah Hunter and Nick Kadun dialogue with Graham English (Stony Plain Alliance Church) and Matt Boda (RockPointe Church) around the topics of re-imagining church and making disciples as we return to the building post-COVID.

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?