Roundtable Podcast

A bi-monthly discussion focusing on topics from the current sermon series and occasionally featuring current event and guest speakers.


 

Episode 39: The Shore Church
Speaker: James Bonney, Norm Funk

In this round table podcast Norm Funk and James Bonney discuss the leading, reasons and benefits of going from a Campus of Westside to a stand alone church.
The Shore Church launches Easter 2018.
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Episode 38: Christ City Church
Speaker: Norm Funk, Brett Landry
Date: September 27, 2017

In this Roundtable Norm is joined by Brett Landry who shares the good and the hard of planting Christ City Church four years ago and the things he's learned along the way.
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Episode 37: Summer Updates and New Sermon Series
Speaker: Norm Funk, Matt Menzel
Date: June 21, 2017

In this edition of the Roundtable Podcast Norm and Matt discuss the new sermon series "The Human Experience" and the challenge of teaching a topical series. Additionally, they talk about the current happenings of Westside and the excitement of what's coming up over the summer and fall.
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Episode 36: The Resurrection
Speakers: Norm Funk, Matt Menzel, James Bonney
Date: April 26, 2017

In this Podcast Norm talks about the practicality of the resurrection for today with Matt and James.
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Episode 35: David Pothier
In this edition of the Roundtable Podcast, Norm sits down with David Pothier, the Pastor of La Chappelle in Montreal, to talk about the amazing things God is doing there.
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Episode 34: Randy Friesen
In this edition of the Roundtable Podcast, Norm sits down with Randy Friesen to talk about what God is doing locally and around the globe.

Since 2004 Randy has served as the Executive Director of MB Mission, the global mission agency of the Mennonite Brethren churches of North America.
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Episode 33: Brent Ingersoll
In this edition of the Roundtable Podcast, Norm sits down with pastor Brent Ingersoll to talk about church multiplication in Atlantic Canada.
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Episode 32: Heritage Hill EP Release
Speaker: Norm Funk, Tiffany Haines, Natalie Lalonde, Sarah Miller, Grace Cheung.
Date: February 15, 2017

In this episode of the Roundtable Podcast, Norm sits down with the ladies from Westside band Heritage Hill (Tiffany Haines, Natalie Lalonde, Sarah Miller and Grace Cheung) to discuss the "Out of the Sea" EP being released online on Feb 16th.
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Episode 31: TriCity Church
Speakers: Norm Funk, Matt Glezos
Date: January 11, 2017

In this Roundtable Norm sits down with Matt Glezos to announce the planting of TriCity Church, a partnered ministry with Northview and Crossridge Church.
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Episode 30: Advent
Speaker: Darrell Johnson
Date: December 14, 2016

In this episode of the Roundtable Norm sits down again with Dr. Darrell Johnson and discusses the importance of Advent as well as some common misconceptions connected to Christmas.
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Episode 29: Planting Churches in Atlantic Canada
Speakers: Norm Funk, Chad MacDonald, Pete Lindeman, Matthew Thomas
Date: November 17, 2016

In this edition of the the Roundtable, Norm sits down with Pete Lindeman, Matthew Thomas and Chad MacDonald to talk about the good, hard and surprising of church planting in Atlantic Canada.
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Episode 28: The Orphans in our Midst
In this edition of the Roundtable Podcast, Norm sits down with Averee Creighton and Andy Frew to talk about how we can engage the orphans and the at risk youth in our midst.
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Episode 27: This Season of Ministry
In this edition of the Roundtable Norm goes solo and shares some insight and takeaways learned from the season of ministry Westside is in and what it means moving ahead.
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Episode 26: Sabbatical
Speaker: Norm Funk, Matt Menzel, James Bonney
Date: October 5, 2016

In this Roundtable episode Norm, Matt and James catch up about summer happenings and talk about Norm's sabbatical and the importance of rest.
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Episode 25: Ravi Zacharias
In this edition of the Roundtable, Matt has a conversation with world-renowned Christian apologist, Dr. Ravi Zacharias. They discuss the current state of the culture and the Church in the west, how we got here, where we are headed, and what Christians should be doing in the middle of all of it.
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Episode 24: Discussion on the Revelation Series
In this last Roundtable before the summer hits, James, Matt and Norm talk about the good and the hard of teaching through Revelation as well as highlighting some of the summer stuff going on at both campuses.
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Episode 23: Sam Allberry
In this edition of the Roundtable, Norm sits down with Sam Allberry, author of "Is God anti-gay?" and discusses the many issues surrounding homosexuality, same sex attraction and how best to respond to those in and outside of the church with grace and truth.
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Episode 22: Q&A with Dr. Rikk Watts
Speaker: Norm Funk, Dr. Rikk Watts
Date: March 22, 2016

In this edition of the Roundtable Norm talks to Dr. Rikk Watts from Regent College about Revelation in particular and the the role of doctrine in the life of the church.
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Episode 21: The Reality of Satan and Evil
Speaker: Norm Funk, Matt Menzel, James Bonney
Date: Febuary 3, 2015

In this podcast Norm, Matt and James discuss the very present reality of Satan (and evil), and why Jesus doesn't just snuff all of it out.
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Episode 20: Q&A with Dr. Darrell Johnson
Speakers: Norm Funk, Darrell Johnson
Date: January 29, 2016

In this edition of the Roundtable Podcast Norm sits down with Dr. Darrell Johnson, the author of "Discipleship on the Edge: an Expository Journey through the book of Revelation" and discuss the book of Revelation as well as answer some questions that people have sent in.
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Episode 19: Preview of Revelation Series
Speakers: Norm Funk, James Bonney, Matt Menzel, Josh Dool
Date: January 6, 2016

In light of our upcoming sermon series on Revelation we seek to aid those who seek to teach and study this great letter, especially Westside's Community Group Leaders.
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Episode 18: The Virgin Birth
Speaker: Norm Funk, Matt Menzel, James Bonney
Date: December 23, 2015

On this, the last podcast of 2015 and 2 days before Christmas, the guys discuss the importance of the virgin birth. Does it really matter, what's the big deal and what if you don't believe it all?
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Episode 17: Same Sex Attraction.
Speaker: Norm Funk, Matt Menzel, Josh Dool
Date: December 3, 2015

On this episode Norm, Matt, and Josh take some time to discuss same sex attraction. How has the Church handled this poorly in the past? How do we see it? And how do we walk with those who live it?
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Episode 16: Discouragement
In this edition of the Rountable Norm and James talk about discouragement in life and ministry and the ways God comforts us in the midst of it.
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Episode 15: God's Call
In this edition of the podcast we go deeper into the discussion of God's call. How to we discern it, what does it promise and what doesn't it? We hit these questions and more.
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Episode 14: Social Media
In the age of social media bombardment, how should a Christian think about its usage? In this edition of the Roundtable we consider a Biblical response.
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Episode 13: Meet Joseph Peterson
In this edition of The Roundtable Podcast Joseph Peterson, Westside's new Director of Youth, joins Norm and James and shares his story and the passion he has for youth ministry.
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Episode 12: Catching up and preview of Exodus
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Episode 11: Hope Of The Nations
In this edition of the Roundtable Norm sits down with Harold Knepper of "Hope of the Nations" and Josh Knepper and discuss missions in Africa, around the world and at home.
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Episode 10: Q&A with Dr. Paul David Tripp
This last weekend we were blessed to be able to host Dr. Paul David Tripp and his What Did You Expect marriage conference. Thereafter he took some time to address questions from some of the ministry leaders from Westside and other churches.

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Episode 09: Get to know Matt and James.
In this episode of the Roundtable we go deeper into the lives of James and Matt and learn more about what lead them into ministry in Vancouver.
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Episode 08: Discussion with Dr. John Piper
In this episode Norm sits down with pastor and author Dr. John Piper where he shares on a variety of topics both ministerial and personal.
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Episode 07: Discussion on the book of James
In this Podcast we get some updates on some recent Westside ministry as well as discuss people's love for, or trouble with, the book of James.
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Episode 06: Discussion on The Rapture
Norm Funk, Matt Menzel and James Bonney discuss The Rapture.
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Episode 05: Discussion on The Resurrection Part 1
On this version of the podcast we hit further and deeper some aspects connected to our current 'Out of the Shadow' series on the resurrection.
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Episode 04: Preaching and Teaching the Bible
In this episode Norm sits down with Jeff Bucknam from Northview Church and Mark Clark from Village Church to discuss the importance of preaching and teaching the Bible for the life and health of the church.
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Episode 03: Holy Spirit Discussion
Norm Funk, Matt Menzel and James Bonney discuss some questions about the Holy Spirit sermon series.
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Episode 02: Holy Spirit Discussion
February 2, 2015

Norm Funk, Matt Menzel and James Bonney discuss some questions about the Holy Spirit sermon series.
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Episode 01: Holy Spirit Discussion
January 15, 2015

Norm Funk and Matt Menzel discuss some questions about the Holy Spirit sermon series.
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