EFC President Bruce Clemenger reflects on the difference between calling for justice and remaining non-partisan. The debate over whether evangelical leaders should endorse Donald Trump became more intense with the release of a 2005 video containing comments by the U.S. presidential nominee about making sexual advances toward married women and kissing and groping women without… Read More

By Julia Beazley and Beth Hiemstra (post revised as of Oct. 20, 2016) Please pray for three very positive initiatives in the House of Commons this fall. These are private member’s bills or motions, brought forward by individual MPs, and they will be debated and voted on in the next few months. 1. Palliative care… Read More

At the recent United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, many participants applauded Canada’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis, especially when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau co-hosted a leaders’ summit. Canada seems to have become, at least among UN leaders, something of a celebrated example of refugee sponsorship. LATEST NUMBERS As of… Read More

Here’s an early look at an article that will be published in the upcoming Nov/Dec issue of the EFC magazine Faith Today. Authored by FT Staff and posted here with permission of the editors. There is a majestic mountain range stretching 300 miles along southeastern British Columbia. It is stunning – a Canadian paradise of… Read More

The EFC just made a four-page submission to the standing parliamentary Committee on the Status of Women, which is studying violence against girls and young women in Canada. Over the last several years, as we have researched, consulted and networked broadly on prostitution and human trafficking, we realized that these issues are part of a… Read More

→anglais/English Publié à l’origine comme «Do No Harm» dans le numéro de juillet/août 2016 de Faith Today. Réédité par permission. Traduction par François Godbout (Traductions Intersect Translations). Imaginez avoir, depuis votre enfance, une passion pour aider les gens à guérir – un don, pourrait-on dire, pour guérir.  Vous êtes fasciné par la médecine et le… Read More

→français/French Originally published as “Do No Harm” in the Jul/Aug 2016 issue of Faith Today. Republished by permission. Imagine growing up with a passion for helping people get well – a gift of healing, some might call it. You are fascinated by medicine and helping people live well. We all know someone like that –… Read More

Now that the law has changed, people in our communities are asking for assisted death. Although the federal government hasn’t put in place regulations on collecting the statistics yet, the media reports that in Quebec there have been about 12 assisted deaths per month since provincial legislation was passed last December. Canada truly has crossed… Read More

This Canada Day, let’s thank God for the freedoms and opportunities we enjoy living in this great country. Let’s pray for our leaders, that God will give them wisdom for the decisions they make. And let’s commit to being a compassionate nation, caring for those amongst us who are vulnerable or in need. May our… Read More

“Our last few days with my wife were surrounded by friends, family, music, prayers, caring nurses that was truly a spiritual experience.” Randy in Kelowna recently wrote us a beautiful letter about his wife, Rhoda, who passed away last fall after an 18-month battle with cancer. He described the incredible palliative care support that he… Read More