THE EFC UPDATE - 2013.12.03
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HOW DID PRESIDENTS DAY GO?
The latest issue of the EFC newsletter Canada Watch is now available at theEFC.ca/canadawatch. It starts off with "Presidents Day Includes Visit With Prime Minister." There’s also some answers to common questions donors ask, our regular update on Parliament Hill, a message from EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger, and more.
BUSTING MYTHS ABOUT ABORTION FUNDING
EFC Legal Counsel Faye Sonier addresses public myths that have been in the media over recent weeks on the topic of government funding of abortion procedures in the ActivateCFPL blog “Busting the 3 Biggest Myths on the Government Funding of Abortions.” You can also read more in the EFC’s report Provincial Decisions: Abortion Funding in Canada.
LEARNING FROM GERMANY
Cut-rate brothels and a booming prostitution industry that critics say has gotten out of hand illustrate the result of legalized prostitution in Germany. Prostitution isn’t an occupation, it’s exploitation. That’s why the EFC is pushing for new laws in Canada that will abolish the sale of women and youth.
PRAYER ALERT FOR NORTH KOREA
A prayer alert has been issued from the EFC Religious Liberty Commission for North Korea as there have been eighty executions in seven cities in one day. Please pray for both the Christians and the leadership of North Korea.
WHY IS GOD SO GROUCHY IN THE OLD TESTAMENT?
Have you ever noticed a difference in the way God is portrayed in the Old and New Testament? Mark Buchanan takes us through this journey in the latest Faith Today. The entire Nov/Dec issue is free at faithtoday.ca/digital. Subscribe to Faith Today at faithtoday.ca/subscriptions or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362. There is a buy one, get one free subscription offer available until Dec. 31 to help you with your Christmas shopping.
Visit theEFC.ca/calendar to learn about worthwhile events near you and to add your events for free. Among the events coming soon are two concerts by Steve Bell with the Calgary Philharmonic and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
LOST IN TRANSLATION
Liz Curtis Higgs share about how life lessons can come in unexpected packages. Learn more at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.