THE EFC UPDATE - 2014.09.30
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PROSTITUTION BILL COULD PASS TO SENATE THIS WEEK
Bill C-36, which would dramatically improve Canada’s laws on prostitution, will have its final Third Reading and debate in the House of Commons later this week. It is expected that it will pass and then move to the Senate. Learn what it means and why the EFC supports law reform at theEFC.ca/ProstitutionLawReform.
PRAYER AT GOVERNMENT MEETINGS
Should prayer before city council meetings be unconstitutional? That is the issue coming before the Supreme Court of Canada in October. EFC President has written a helpful document to give context to this ongoing discussion.
CONFESSIONS OF AN EX-PASTOR
Bestselling Canadian author Mark Buchanan shares his thoughts on leaving pastoral ministry. Read more in the latest Faith Today. The entire redesigned September/October issue can be read for free at faithtoday.ca/digital. Buy a print subscription for yourself or as a gift for a loved one at faithtoday.ca/subscription or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362.
KEEP UPDATED ON EFC ACTION ON SOCIAL ISSUES
The EFC provides information on the issues that matter to you. Updates on EFC action on a wide variety of social issues are always available at theEFC.ca/SocialIssues.
BE A BARNABAS TO YOUR PASTOR
Pastors are the most occupationally frustrated professionals in North America. Yet that needn't be so. Here are some simple ways you can encourage your pastor all year long. Learn more at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.