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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 Launches Faith Trends: a new podcast to connect research and ministry

The Canadian Christian podcast landscape has a new show that features conversations...

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EFC’S CRCE awards research grants

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

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Articles

New Faith Trends Podcast serves the Church and the academy

We're excited to announce the debut of <em>Faith Trends</em>, a new EFC...

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What we learned from our Facebook election poll

Our experiment revealed some interesting insights and introduced the EFC to a wider...

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Podcasts

Clergy Resilience

​What makes pastors resilient in ministry? Lindsay and Rick talk with Briercrest...

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Making It Count

​​ How do we measure and document changing religious landscapes in Canada? Why does it...

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Research

Canadian Evangelical Family Faith Formation Study

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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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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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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