Ever wish you could have a conversation with the very people driving change in culture? Join radio personality David Mann for engaging dialogue with top influential people in business, politics, sports, and the arts. Each week we'll learn how these Canadians got their platforms, and understand why others have become loyal to them or their brand. In doing so, we'll break down what advancing these ideas means for Christians in Canada. You can trustfully hear from those at the forefront of our ever-changing culture. This podcast is designed to be a space where the conversation begins.
Lindsay Shepherd on the Campus Free Speech Crisis
In 2017 Laurier University graduate student and teaching assistant Lindsay Shepherd was given heat by professors for playing an excerpt of Jordan Peterson in a Communications Class she led.
Lindsay was accused of creating a "toxic climate" for students. She went public, challenging the accusations made against her. Earlier in 2021, she published a book...
Guy Hammond on being Same-sex attracted but not Gay, and bridging the Church and LGBTQ
Guy Hammond of Strength In Weakness Ministries shares his personal story of church upbringing, to gay lifestyle, and back to the church again. He makes a compelling argument both with his life and with the Bible for upholding the traditional biblical ethic. Guy also speaks to the hurt and misconceptions that so many Christians have of people in the LGBTQ and vice-versa...
Greg and Leone Ottenbreit on losing their Son to Cancer, celebrating Legacy, and Grieving
Greg (MLA for Yorkston Sask) and Leone Ottenbreit join the show for a candid conversation about grief, overcoming tragedy, and finding hope in Jesus.
The Ottenbreits lost their son Brayden to cancer at the tender age of five. Previously considered cultural Christians, the difficult season brought the couple to a renewed faith...
Mark Clark on seeing Jesus for who He really is and growing Village Church in Canada
Culture At A Crossroads returns with Village Church lead pastor Mark Clark. Mark is the author of The Problem of God and, most recently, The Problem of Jesus.
Pastoring arguably Canada's fastest growing church, Mark shares one of his biggest secrets to preparing sermons that speak to Canadians of all different backgrounds.
Mark expands on why Jesus used stories to crack open people's worldview, and he challenges Christians to stop being so fixed on from having everything explained...
Season 3 Trailer
Culture At A Crossroads is back! Here's a sneak peek of what to expect this season.
Andrew Scheer on his personal Faith, leading the Canadian Conservatives, and the 2019 election
Season 2 concludes with former Conservative Party leader and the Leader of the Opposition (current MP) Andrew Scheer. He joins the show to unpack the 2019 election, and offer his thoughts on the state of Canadian and Conservative politics. Don’t miss his story of how the devout Catholic’s faith became so personal, and why he wasn’t expected to be the leader of the Conservatives in the first place.
He talks about the role each of his parents have had in shaping his religion, and explains why his strong convictions offer him peace even in the face of adversity. Plus, how his Sens concession job fed his addiction to popcorn.