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Church & Faith Trends - Graph of Church megatrends Demographic, cultural and technological megatrends are rapidly reshaping our ministry context.

Understanding Canadian church and faith trends helps us better explain who we are as Evangelicals, helps us understand our place in the broader culture, and helps us make better ministry decisions.

The EFC works collaboratively to conduct and foster research that studies the changing contexts in churches and Canadian society.
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Media releases

EFC’S CRCE awards research grants

MARKHAM – The Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism (CRCE) announces its...

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Articles

Latest magazines focus on campus groups, people who've quit Christianity, cookbooks, hip-hop artists and more

Read new articles on understanding ex-Christians, campus groups, church cookbooks and...

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Marv Penner on helping youth keep the faith

This FT Interview is reprinted with permission from the May/Jun 2018 issue of "...

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Research

Renegotiating Faith: Young Adult Transition Research

Understanding Canadian church and faith trends helps us better explain who we are as Evangelicals, helps us understand our place in the broader culture, and helps us make better ministry decisions.

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Hemorrhaging Faith: Why & When Canadian Young Adults Are Leaving, Staying & Returning to the Church

Understanding Canadian church and faith trends helps us better explain who we are as Evangelicals, helps us understand our place in the broader culture, and helps us make better ministry decisions.

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Videos

How do churches grow in a Jason Bourne culture? Webinar promo

(61 sec) Has our culture lost its memory? How can churches grow in such a time and...

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Government

Submission to the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector

How do religious charities benefit Canadian society? The EFC participated in a review in April, and the committee has now issued its report (June 2019).

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Dispatches from Brian

African Church Leaders Taking Hold

Africa, the “dark” continent brought to light by missionary David...

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When is a Heresy a Cult?

Spiritual movements produce bizarre and often cult-like offshoots. Nowhere is this...

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