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

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

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

Originally published in Faith Today (Sep/Oct 2015) as “Someone is looking for your vote.” With summer holidays behind us, it’s impossible to miss we’re in a federal election campaign. News coverage, conversations with family, friends and neighbours, lawn signs, visits from those wanting our vote – all prompt us to consider the future of Canada… Read More

Originally published at The National Post Holy Post on October 10, 2013. The Government of Quebec is wrapping up public hearings on what may decide whether June 12, 2013 becomes a forgotten date, or one that lives on in infamy. It was on that date that Quebec’s health minister introduced pro-euthanasia legislation designed to plunge… Read More

OTTAWA – The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) today released a detailed analysis of Bill 52, a provincial bill which would permit euthanasia in Quebec. In the paper, Quebec’s Bill 52: Euphemisms for Euthanasia, the EFC recommends that the elected members of Quebec’s Assemblée nationale act to stop the proposed legislation.  “The Government of Quebec is… Read More

OTTAWA – Yesterday, the Quebec government released its proposal for a Charter of Quebec Values, which will severely limit religious accommodation and expression in the province, should it become law. The proposal includes such measures as banning the wearing of religious attire by public officials including large Christian crucifixes, the Jewish kippa or the Muslim Hijab.… Read More

By Faye Sonier The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada encourages its friends, affiliates and all Canadian evangelicals to join with Christians across the country for a day of prayer and fasting. This national day of prayer is taking place on Friday, September 6th, in recognition of the Quebec government’s legislative proposal to legalize euthanasia. Euthanasia and… Read More