reKindle Podcast

reKindle Podcast
The reKindle Podcast is a conversation toward catalyzing spiritual renewal, disciple making and mission in the church and among her leaders. Join reKindle Podcast hosts, Doug Balzer, Sarah Hunter, Jerin Thomas and Nick Kadun as they explore the integration of making disciples in the empowerment of the Spirit for the sake of reaching the least-reached – here, there and everywhere. The hosts are serving within the Christian and Missionary Alliance and are based in Calgary, Canada. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the reKindle podcast please email them to

13: Reimagining Church
Jul 28 • 38 min
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.
12: Mobilizing the Church for Mission: Alpha Online
Apr 16 • 34 min
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…
11: Leading through Crisis
Apr 8 • 26 min
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…
10: Avoiding the Ditches of Renewal
Feb 4 • 35 min
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…
9: Pathways to Transformation
Dec 10, 2019 • 41 min
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…
8: Overcoming Shame
Aug 27, 2019 • 38 min
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…
7: Rooted in the Word, moving in the Spirit
Jun 25, 2019 • 32 min
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…
6: Confessions of a Former Cessationist
May 28, 2019 • 30 min
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…
5: Empowerment Beyond the Church Walls
Apr 30, 2019 • 47 min
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…
4: The Soul of a Leader
Mar 26, 2019 • 42 min
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…
3: Learning to Listen to God’s Voice
Feb 26, 2019 • 33 min
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…
2: Catalyzing Renewal in an Existing Church
Feb 5, 2019 • 32 min
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…
1: Putting the Holy Spirit back on my Radar
Jan 22, 2019 • 37 min
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…