February 29, 2024

Joel Gordon wikis Edifying Artistic Content Motivated By Faith and Love

Joel Gordon

WikiGod #40

This week, we are wikiing God with Joel Gordon. Joel is an actor, director, producer, pastor, and co-founder of The Love Movement, which empowers Christians to live out their faith through a revived Biblical concept of love. As a producer and director, he earned several awards and distinctions. These included three Gemini Award nominations for documentaries produced for CBC, CTV and Global TV. He also currently serves as a Youth Pastor at Willowdale Baptist Church.

Joel Gordon and Mark Talk About…

  • his childhood and his early “breaks” in the film industry
  • what ultimately prompted him to walk away from acting
  • moving towards telling stories that are uplifting and redemptive
  • why he felt his ambitions were gaining an unhealthy priority in his life
  • accepting for himself that “Jesus is Lord”
  • how God spoke directly to him on multiple occasions and God led him to the path he pursues today
  • founding The Love Movement and mystical landmarks in his story
  • his ultimate goal for reaching young people today
  • the love-overflow that impacts our passions and builds relationships that will transform

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About the Podcast

Mark Groleau sits down with fellow Jesus-followers, sharing their beliefs and stories to “wiki” a better understanding of God. This is where theology and faith collide to help each other grow and shape a more compelling God for everyone.


Mark Groleau

Our stories. Shaping God. I host conversations with Toronto Jesus-followers and God-thinkers who help us wiki God towards a better faith.

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