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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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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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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

"Navigating medical assistance in dying: How the Church is encountering voluntary euthanasia." Posted by Canada’s Christian magazine April 29.

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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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Bill C-5 would reduce sentences for human trafficking

Allowing a lesser penalty for a human trafficking offence would send the wrong message.

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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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Servanthood in a narcissistic age

Bruce Clemenger reflects on living counterculturally as the Body of Christ.

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Bringing the good news home

Topic: Refugees

How can churches and individuals respond wisely to the refugee crisis? Some ideas from Jon Fuller, a mission agency leader who facilitates the...

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Review of Medical Assistance in Dying by special joint parliamentary committee

A special committee of MPs and Senators has been formed to carry out a comprehensive review of MAID provisions and the related issues.

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Time to refocus

David Guretzki reflects on setting our priority amid pain and distraction.

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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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How to get our latest news

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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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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EFC Podcasts

Why listening matters now more than ever. 200 episodes of the Faith Today Podcast

Episode 200 is here! After 199 episodes of interviewing other people, our podcast host Karen Stiller takes the mic and shares some of what she's learned through this podcast about listening, and from listening to others.

How does clergy sexual abuse keep happening?

​Victim-advocate Melodie Bissell, who is also president of Plan to Protect, joins Karen Stiller and co-host Ilana Reimer to answer some of the questions we are all struggling with and explore this very tough topic. In the end, we also hear what keeps Melodie going in this very difficult work. Where God is present, there is hope, beauty and the ever-present possibility of healing.

Who are Evangelicals? Maybe not who you think. With John G. Stackhouse Jr.

Do you ever wonder if, amidst controversy and a sometimes questionable reputation, we should just ditch the word 'Evangelical?' John G. Stackhouse, Jr. answers that question and more in this conversation.

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?

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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