For the past 20 years, the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church have united millions of Christians around the world in the spirit that Scripture commands: if one suffers, we all suffer. According to statistics at least 100 million Christians around the world face persecution daily. These Christians facing routine harassment and difficulties,… Read More

Reprinted with permission from the Nov/Dec issue of the EFC magazine Faith Today. Updated 30 November 2016. There is a majestic mountain range stretching 300 miles along southeastern British Columbia. It is stunning – a Canadian paradise of glaciers, meadows, lakes and peaks that reach to the skies. Everyone agrees it is beautiful. Everyone does… Read More

More on this issue at In a disappointing decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled that a refusal to accredit Trinity Western University’s (TWU) proposed law school in Ontario was reasonable and should not be overturned – even though the court found the original refusal did interfere with TWU’s religious freedom. TWU… Read More

More on this issue, including video, at The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on prayer before town council meetings in Saguenay, Quebec, has generated a lot of commentary. Some city councils have cancelled their prayers while others have suspended their practice of opening their meetings with prayer until they have had… Read More

Reflections on TWU v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society By EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger Originally published 4 February 2015 at More on this ongoing issue at A recent decision from the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia is a significant affirmation of religious freedom in Canada, and a victory for Trinity Western University (TWU)… Read More

By EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger Originally published 4 November 2014. Learn more on this issue at One of the reasons Canada has our Charter of Rights and Freedoms is to protect minority rights from the changing opinions of the majority. The recent reversal by the Law Society of B.C., which now refuses to… Read More

By EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger Originally published 30 September 2014 at Available also as a printer-friendly PDF. Should prayer before city council meetings be unconstitutional? That is the issue coming before the Supreme Court of Canada in October. The question is not whether a prayer must be offered but whether a public, group… Read More