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Practical resource on welcoming refugees

Welcome the Stranger: A Canadian Church Guide to Welcoming Refugees is a free downloadable booklet that helps private sponsors welcome and settle individuals and families into a new life in Canada. Published October 2020.

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Training to welcome newcomers

Check out this new video-based resource on biblical hospitality for church leaders and networking opportunities for ministries and congregations serving newcomers to Canada

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Family Faith Formation Study

Learn more and participate in a study on how evangelical parents understand their roles as disciple makers of their children. What helps or hinders? How best can churches and ministries can support them?

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Get our revised Civic Engagement Kit

Contribute to our nation's future using our revised pdf download (March 2022) on:
• Why get involved with social issues? And how?
• Tips on contacting your MP
• How a bill becomes law, and what you can do

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Conscience rights for healthcare workers

The rights of medical professionals to abstain from assisted death and other procedures that go against conscience needs protection.

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Uniting Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus

Imposing a new values test on military chaplains

A comment on the Advisory Report that recommends exclusion in the name of diversity for Canada’s military chaplaincy.

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Is the Church divided? What Ephesians says about unity and division

Is the Church divided? No, a thousand times no, answers David Guretzki. But perhaps we need to consider how often we live as if we are.

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Canadian Evangelical Small Church Study

[le français suit] The Canadian Evangelical Small Church Study is investigating the ministry and mission opportunities that small churches engage...

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On the Faith Today website

"Tell us what we're doing well and what we can do differently in our reader survey." Posted by Canada’s Christian magazine April 5.

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Living in the light of His Kingdom

Thinking about the Kingdom keeps us hopeful and on task, writes Bruce Clemenger.

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Bill S-210: Online pornography restriction

Bill S-210 proposes to set up crucial protection for minors from the harms of exposure to online pornography.

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Bill C-230: Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act

Bill C-230 would make it a criminal offence to coerce someone to participate in medical assistance in dying.

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Justice committee review of prostitution laws (PCEPA)

Canada’s prostitution laws are being reviewed by a parliamentary committee. The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA...

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Resources for the reconciliation learning journey

As we lament the discovery of unmarked graves at former residential school sites, many of us have committed to learn and to listen. The resources...

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Blessed are the peacemakers

Current challenges in society, inside and outside the church, "demonstrate the need for peacemakers and diplomacy," writes Bruce Clemenger.

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Charitable status for pro-life organizations

The government aims to “make anti-abortion organizations ... ineligible for charitable status.” Learn more and take action.

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How to help those affected by the Ukraine-Russia war

Canadian charities affiliated with the EFC are raising funds to help respond to disasters around the world. Learn more.

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Who are the New Gentiles?

David Guretzki writes about the difference between judging to divide or with hope to restore.

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Why the prostitution laws are essential, part 1: Prostitution preys on vulnerabilities

Topic: Prostitution

Canada can and must do better than to accept prostitution as a solution to poverty, racism, and a range of other underlying social issues. The...

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Highlights from our events calendar (add your event for free!), our weekly prayer prompt, magazines, annual report videos, weekly e-newsletter and...

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EFC Podcasts

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Ann Voskamp on the ancient path of suffering

Why does the Christian life always seem to involve suffering? How is Jesus present in our sorrow and confusion?

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Thank you. I'm sorry. Tell me more.

 Author, psychologist and pastor Rod Wilson unpacks them for us in this podcast and shares some practical tips on how to do all three well. 

48:55

"What are you free to do because your dream died?"

This episode, featuring Scott Erickson, author of Say Yes: Discover the surprising life beyond the death of a dream, is full of great advice, including something called ‘the wonder hack’ and a creepy but illuminating ‘death practice.'

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Does it matter if outsiders trust us?

Carole Ardell, a recent DMin graduate, discusses her research on The Relationship Between Trust and Perceived Relevance of Local Christian Churches in Prince George, B.C.

What Our Affiliates Have to Say

Outreach Canada
Craig Kraft, Executive Director

“I am thankful for The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and for their outstanding resources. Many of their booklets and resources on Canadian issues have been well read in our office. The EFC is our own private guardian. They stand up with us and for us when we can not do it by ourselves. We are blessed to have them acting and interceding on our behalf. Their helpful team of experts is always just a phone call or email away.” (www.outreach.ca)

Christian Reformed Church in North America
Darren Roorda, former Canadian Ministries Director

"Affiliation with the EFC is an important part of our ministry posture in the Christian Reformed Church. It demonstrates to the local churches of our faith stream that the cause of Christ is a mission we share together with other traditions nearby to us. It is also a demonstration to the world of the uniting power of God's love for those who are called to express that love in places ranging from church basements to the towers of Parliament." (crcna.org)

Crandall University
Dr. Bruce Fawcett, President & Vice Chancellor

"We have deeply appreciated the benefits of our affiliation with the EFC. We have enjoyed EFC resource staff who have spoken to faculty, staff and students on our campus, and have served as advisors via email and phone on other occasions. I have personally enjoyed the connections made with other ministry leaders through the EFC's annual Presidents' Day gatherings. I also deeply appreciate the role that the EFC has had in giving birth to what is now known as Christian Higher Education Canada - an association which has been an excellent source of fellowship and encouragement for our university. The vision and insights provided by the EFC have been a wonderful gift to the Canadian church!" (www.crandallu.ca)

Toronto Christian Community Church
Jonathan Chan, Senior Pastor

"The EFC proves to be an important Kingdom partner. They help us to champion an evangelical engagement relevant to the Canadian context. As our country becomes more and more secular, a vital evangelical voice that is loud and clear is much needed. The theological resource and pastoral guidelines are very helpful, and they always come out in a timely manner." (tccc.ca)

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