The Cloverdale Baptist Podcast
Conversations about Christianity and cultural issues.
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Dwight Stephen recently came on staff at Cloverdale Baptist Church as the Pastor of Families with a Focus on Children. He is passionate about training and equipping parents to disciple their children at home and in this weeks podcast episode, Pastor Dwight shared with us the top 3 priorities families must have to effectively disciple kids at home.
How do we seek to understand the times and respond to issues biblically rather than culturally? In this episode, Pastor Rob reflects on Hebrews 12:1-3, a passage that encourages us to remain loyal to Gods Word and His church in a world where it can be exhausting and difficult to do so.
Does Christianity actually work when things are difficult in our lives and the world? Pastor Rob shares an encouraging message of the immovable hope we have in Jesus and reminds us to lay aside the worldly distractions that weigh us down.
Jack Eggar, former president of AWANA and founder of the Global Childrens Network, joined Pastor Rob (a director of the GCN) to tell us about the Malachi Kids program, a worldwide ministry born at Cloverdale Baptist Church where pastors are equipped to lead and train parents to become spiritual leaders. In turn, parents become spiritual trainers of their children in their homes.
Learn more: www.globalchildrensnetwork.org
Our Worship Director, Johnny Markin breaks down the biblical structure of worship services and what goes on behind the scenes when planning Christ-centred and God-exalting services at Cloverdale Baptist Church. Johnny holds a Doctor of Worship Studies degree and has led worship ministries in churches in the UK and Canada for more than 2 decades. Over the years, he has written and recorded several albums of original music.
A timely devotional from Pastor Rob Godard on why God and His children value human life from womb to tomb. "For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well." (Psalm 139:13-14)
Ray Dueck is the pastor of Care & Outreach at CBC and in this episode he shares a few practical steps to live on mission for the Gospel.
The Canadian government recently passed Bill C-4 in order to outlaw Conversion Therapy, a practice that has been defined in very broad terms. Last week, Pastor Rob was joined by Pastor Jonathan Griffiths, a fellow member of the TGC Canada council, to discuss how this bill affects the Canadian church and believers and how we are to respond in light of the biblical truths.
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Our guest Lee Wiebe walks us through 5 steps to accomplish a mission, whether you are a leader or simply want to make a change in your life. Lee has several years of leadership experience in the industry as the former Vice President of an international company as well as in our church, where he currently serves as the chair of Elders.
Fellow pastor and author Mark Jones gives us a glimpse into his recent book, Knowing Sin, where he defines what sin is and why we should deal with each sin specifically.
This episode will be accompanied with a giveaway to win a signed copy of Mark Jones Knowing Christ or Knowing Sin. To participate, visit cloverdalebaptist.ca/Podcasts
Children matter to Cloverdale Baptist Church because they matter to Jesus. Robyn Dueck has decades of experience in serving children, developing programs that have impacted thousands of lives throughout the years. In this episode, Robyn shares her passion and priorities for Children's Ministry and the parents' role to disciple their children at home.
Mile One Mission director and friend from Newfoundland, Steve Bray, joined Pastor Rob Godard to discuss some of the challenges they faced in the last couple years and shared their desire for the church to flourish in a post-pandemic world.
Pastor Rob Godard and Worship Director Johnny Markin discuss the importance and centrality of the death and resurrection of Jesus.