THE EFC UPDATE - 2014.09.09
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PROSTITUTION LAW REFORM: TUNE IN AT 2:30 AND 5:00
The EFC’s Julia Beazley will be speaking today (Sept. 9 around 2:30 p.m. EST) before a Senate committee studying prostitution bill C-36. The proceedings are live online now on CPAC and elsewhere. Then at 5:00 she will appear CTV’s Power Play with Don Martin to talk about her presentation. Viewers who miss both can always check later for archived recordings or read a presentation from July that she made to the House of Commons.
TUNNICLIFFE STEPS DOWN AT WORLD EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE
Geoff Tunnicliffe is an EFC leader who is soon to step down as secretary general of the World Evangelical Alliance. Read an exclusive interview with him in the latest Faith Today. The magazine is now better than ever thanks to a complete redesign – check out the entire September/October issue for free at faithtoday.ca/digital. Buy a print subscription at faithtoday.ca/subscription or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362.
LOST BOYS MOVIE IS MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY: TUNNICLIFFE
The Good Lie is an upcoming film (starring Reese Witherspoon) based on the true story of Sudanese war refugees who came to America. Geoff Tunnicliffe, head of the World Evangelical Alliance, recently hosted a couple of events for faith leaders at the film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Good Lie, which releases in theatres in early October, is an opportunity for increased Christian outreach, Tunnicliffe says in this video clip.
RETHINKING WITH STACKHOUSE
Dr. John G. Stackhouse, Jr., writes a regular column in Faith Today to encourage readers to rethink how we live out our faith. Stackhouse is the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Chair of Theology and Culture at Regent College in Vancouver. Read his columns free online at faithtoday.ca/ChristandCulture.
THE NEW FACET OF EVANGELICALISM
The realization that the redemptive message of the gospel of Jesus Christ goes hand-in-hand with good works is becoming more widely accepted, argues former EFC staffer Douglas Cryer in an article at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.