THE EFC UPDATE - 2014.07.02
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THE EFC IN OTTAWA FOR PROSTITUTION HEARING
The EFC will be appearing before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights next Monday as part of its review of proposed legislation on prostitution. The House of Commons committee is conducting public hearings next week in Ottawa. You can learn more about the EFC’s position on prostitution in this recent media release.
LETTER TO THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE
The EFC sent a letter to the Minister of Justice Peter McKay urging the government to ensure that euthanasia is not practised in Quebec following the passage of Bill 52.
EFC PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT DENOMINATIONAL ASSEMBLY
Bruce Clemenger will be speaking at the Christian and Missionary Alliance General Assembly in Ottawa. The Christian and Missionary Alliance is an affiliate of the EFC.
THE EFC TALKS ABOUT THE BIBLE IN CANADA
The EFC’s Rick Hiemstra joined Scripture Union’s Lawson Murray and Bible League Canada’s Paul Richardson on 100 Huntley Street to talk about the Canadian Bible Engagement Study and what we have learned about the Bible in Canada.
HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION?
John Stackhouse wonders if Evangelicals who used to be “notoriously hard” are now becoming “inoffensively soft.” Read more in the latest Faith Today. The entire May/June issue can be read for free at faithtoday.ca/digital. Buy a print subscription at faithtoday.ca/subscription or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362. The digital edition of the July/August issue will be online in the next couple of days.
Visit theEFC.ca/calendar to learn about worthwhile events near you and to add your events for free. Among the events coming soon is Canada’s Gospel Music celebration in Red Deer and the From Cosmos to Psyche conference in Hamilton. New events are added every few days.
WITH HEART, SOUL AND SOMETIMES MIND
Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease that robs a person of their memory and their life, but even while the mind loses its abilities, the spirit continues to respond. Learn more at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.