The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, December 08, 2009

General December 10, 2009


EFC STANDS WITH WORLD’S POOR
Don Hutchinson, Vice-President of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, writes to question the efficacy of the government ending a 35 year relationship that has benefited development and human rights around the world in this week’s Christianity.ca webitorial, The Federal Government GivethRead it and comment on it at the ActivateCFPL blog.

EFC COMMENTS ON COURT DECISION ABOUT ANGLICAN PROPERTIES

EFC affiliate Christian Info Society published this story including comments of EFC Vice-President Don Hutchinson, on the decision of the B.C. Supreme Court in regard to the properties currently owned by the Anglican Church of Canada but being used for worship by EFC affiliate the Anglican Network in Canada.

WHERE CAN I LEARN ABOUT EVANGELICALISM IN QUÉBEC?
The Québec page of the Canadian Evangelicalism Bibliographies Project (CEBP) will connect you with resources on Evangelicalism in Québec. If you know of resources that could help us build this bibliography, or if you would like to become a CEBP scholar-contributor, please contact Rick Hiemstra.

LINK TRENDS WITH FAITH IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THE EFC
Find out “how” at one of the upcoming Christian Leaders Connection events in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Belleville, Otterburne or Ottawa. Download your copy of the 2010 brochure for details.

A GIFT THAT GIVES YEAR-ROUND
Do you know someone who would enjoy the EFC's magazine, Faith Today? It connects, equips and informs Evangelicals in Canada for less than $25 per year. If you are looking for a Christmas gift, consider buying a gift subscription. Call toll-free 1-866-302-3362 ext. 234. (Local 905-479-5885 ext. 234.)

WHY CANADIANS SHOULD CARE ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Read EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger's reflection on Canada's role in the human trafficking issue facing the world today, from the current issue of Faith Today. 

WORRIED ABOUT A CRAZY CHRISTMAS?
If things are slipping out of control already, read this article, posted at Christianity.ca, on how to tame the Christmas chaos.

WHAT EVANGELICALS ARE DOING ABOUT EUTHANASIA
As a bill that seeks to decriminalize euthanasia and assisted suicide (C-384) heads to its second hour of debate this February, take a moment to read the Faith Today story on protecting human life in Canada to find out what Evangelicals are doing and why. Then, watch the EFC's short video on this issue.

LISTEN TO THE WORLD
You can listen online to interviews with leaders from the World Evangelical Alliance discuss the topics of the day.

WITHERING RIGHTS: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN CANADA
Religious freedom and freedom from discrimination on the basis of religion are important rights to Christians. This EFC booklet contains summaries of cases addressing a wide variety of subjects – family, education, work, church, to help you understand the current religious freedom challenges and the role you can play to help ensure religious freedom in Canada.

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