THE EFC UPDATE - 2015.03.31
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SECULAR GOVERNMENTS MUST RESPECT RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES
A Supreme Court decision about a mandatory Quebec school curriculum offered a “strong affirmation of religious freedom,” says EFC President Bruce Clemenger. Read his thoughts on the EFC’s legal intervention in the case and what these developments mean for Canadian Christians at theEFC.ca/LoyolaCommentary.
EFC SPEAKER IN TORONTO
Rick Hiemsta, the EFC’s director of research, will make a presentation to the Toronto chapter of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union on April 18. Request a speaker for your event or church at theEFC.ca/speakers.
CHRISTIAN RADIO THRIVING
Many Canadian radio stations aimed at Christian listeners have only been broadcasting for a decade or so but have already mastered a variety of financial and regulatory challenges, according to a feature article in the latest Faith Today. The article interviews station managers from across the country and lists Canada’s top songs, talk shows and stations. Buy a print subscription now to receive the complete issue. We’re currently offering our best prices ever – only $2.99 per issue at faithtoday.ca/subscriptions – but only for a few more weeks!
LATEST POSTS AT BLOG.FAITHTODAY.CA
→My Difficult and Rich Experience Being a Pro-Life Campus Activist, By Karen Stiller
→The All-Consuming Concern of Engaging Canadians With the Bible, By Lawson Murray
COMING EVENTS AT THEEFC.CA/CALENDAR
→Good Friday, April 3
→Easter Sunday, April 5
→Toronto Passion Play, April 3-5
→World Vision Heart & Soul Forums, Vancouver/Calgary/Edmonton, April 7-9
→David Festival of Worship and the Arts, Port Perry, April 10-12
GETTING READY FOR GRADUATION
A child’s graduation is a great opportunity for parents to reflect. Writer Sonya VanderVeen Feddema offers some suggestions to help rejoice in a child’s milestone at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.