Debra Fileta

Debra Fileta is a Licensed Professional Counselor, relationship expert, national speaker, and the author of True Love Dates, Choosing Marriage, and Love in Every Season. Debra is also the creator of the popular relationship advice blog, www.TrueLoveDates.com as well as the Love + Relationships Podcast, reaching millions of people with…
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Ellen Graf-Martin

Ellen Graf-Martin started her marketing career in 2000, hosting global mission leaders for the launch of the internationally-acclaimed, Operation World. In 2008 at the height of a national recession she opened Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. Since then, she’s enjoyed the privilege of launching countless brands, films, books, and working with several…
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Sue Wigston

Sue is committed to making an impact in all she does. She is currently the CEO of Givesome, a digital, mobile, web-based platform that lets donors see the difference they make when they give. She is also the EVP of Strategic Growth at Eagle’s Flight, a company committed to changing…
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Art Kung – Men’s Panel Contributor

Art has been serving as a Campus Chaplain with University Campus Ministries (UCM) in Calgary for over 15 years, currently with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). UCM’s mission statement goals are to be “Relationally mentoring and equipping university students as they serve Jesus on their campuses in their…
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Chris Chase

Chris Chase is a husband, father of two, avid shoe collector and is currently the lead pastor of the Newmarket Parish of The Meeting House. With over 18 years of ministry experience, Chris has been privileged to lead and teach in diverse settings across Canada, aiming to make much of…
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Tryphena Perumalla-Gagnon

Tryphena grew up as a second generation immigrant in Toronto, where she was surrounded by good food and people from every walk of life. It’s no surprise that people feeling known and loved is the ethos by which she desires to live her life today. That life has changed a…
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Esther Lysakovsky

Esther is a Senior Advisor with Alpha Canada and is a life-long learner with a passion to know Christ and to make Him known. In addition to her full-time work in both the not-for-profit industry and as an entrepreneur, she has always had a deep love for the local church,…
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Dr. Merry C. Lin, PhD, CPsych, Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Merry C. Lin is a psychologist, podcaster, and speaker with over 25 years of clinical expertise. A wise counsellor and respected speaker, she can be heard on her popular podcast, The Fully Lived Life, with her friend, Coach Gillian, where they speak about life, love and purpose through the lens…
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Matt Vincent – Men’s Panel Co-Host

att stepped into church leadership somewhat reluctantly in 2002, but has always strived to follow the invitation of Jesus. This had led to many wild adventures and new opportunities. Most recently, Matt stepped away from his role with The Meeting House (a large multi-site church in the GTA) to plant…
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Cheryl Nembhard

Co-Host, Segment Contributor “Love Decoded”

Speaker, author, and Social Justice advocate Cheryl, will share her passion in exploring and tackling Social Justice Issues in Today's Society and the Role of Christians beyond the Church.
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Joanna la Fleur

Co-Host, Segment Contributor “Good Word”

Speaker, podcaster, and communications consultant, Joanna will share biblical teachings relevant in today’s times, as we discuss topics that challenge and encourage us.
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Brooke Nicholls

Co-Host, Segment Contributor “Song + Story”

Brooke Nicholls is a Worship Leader and Songwriter from Toronto, Canada, where she serves as a Staff Worship Leader at a multi-site Church called Sanctus. When she’s not at her home Church, she’s leading worship at different Churches and Ministries across Canada and beyond. Brooke has been named the Female…
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Jo Saxton

Segment Contributor “Ready to Rise”

Host Melinda sits down with Author, Leadership Coach & Speaker, Jo Saxton every month to tackle real-life issues—from harassment and sexism to self-doubt and loneliness—that can discourage and derail women from leading in the areas God has called them to. With insights from her own journey and powerful biblical examples, Jo offers practical advice to empower and equip women to transform their communities.
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Addison Bevere

Segment Contributor “Becoming More Than Christians”

Author & Speaker Addison Bevere helps us discover who God created us to be and awaken to the life we were meant to know. Using Scripture and stories from his own experience, Addison Bevere makes a compelling case that the life you desire is found in the mystery of this sacred identity, of being a SAINT.
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Angie Peters

Segment Contributor “Bystanders, No More!”

Poverty is not a statistic, it’s a human experience. When we say that we can’t end poverty we are saying that there is nothing that we can do to help women, children, immigrants and minorities experience justice. One person can’t end poverty, but together we can! The Good News is, we can stop being a BYSTANDER and we can choose to do ONE THING that is a part of the solution! Angie will guide us each month toward a practical solution that we ALL can participate in to end poverty!
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Frances Kim

Segment Contributor “Identity, Cultural Agility and Mentorship”

Frances is a second-generation Korean-Canadian who serves as Director of Envision (envisioncanada.org), a start-up initiative focused on emerging leaders within the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada. Prior to Envision, she served on the pastoral staff of her local church leading Pastoral Care and Administration and has also worked in…
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