Reprinted with permission from the Nov/Dec issue of Faith Today. It’s a difficult report to read. Recently released by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, the British Columbia representative for children and youth, the report reviews 145 incidents of sexualized violence against 121 children and youth in care in B.C. These are children in foster or group homes.… Read More

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

Reprinted with permission from the Sep/Oct issue of Faith Today. Well, that didn’t take long. Weeks after the government passed its law on assisted suicide, a legal challenge has already been launched to try to widen its availability. Currently, hastened death is only legal for people whose deaths are “reasonably foreseeable,” which basically means terminally… 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

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

Reprinted with permission from the May/Jun 2016 issue of Faith Today. We are immersed in a vigorous debate in Canada about how we respond to the pain and suffering of our neighbours, and how we collectively care for people who are walking, as Psalm 23 puts it, in the shadow of death. We have made… Read More

The Supreme Court decided Canada’s laws on physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia need changing, and now it’s time for Parliament to weigh in – but will our parliamentarians have the time they need? I was in the Supreme Court yesterday (January 11, 2016), when the federal government made its pitch to keep the old laws in… Read More

I was in a meeting the other day when someone argued the Supreme Court’s decision to allow assisted suicide in certain circumstances was the “law of the land,” and we have no choice but to make it available. Actually there are several options the Federal Government could pursue in response to the ruling in the… Read More

La version en français suivra. English version originally published in Canada Watch (Oct/Nov 2015). Re-posted with permission. Thanks to our donors, the EFC is uniting Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus. In fact, that’s our new mission statement. The editors at Canada Watch spoke with EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger to understand… Read More