Being, doing, having

The strange and beguiling complexities of money

Dear Church

A love letter calling the disillusioned to a better place

How do we fight poverty?

"There need be no poor among you" (Deuteronomy 15:4)

In search of ... adequacy

Meeting the challenges of our time with intellectual rigour

Crucial conversations

What they are, how to have them and why they matter so very much

In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

The FT Interview With Joel Thiessen

Associate professor of sociology at Ambrose University in Calgary, and a keen observer of the Canadian Church. His book examines attendance trends, and explores why levels of religiosity in Canada rise and fall.

In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

Why in the World Do We Have so Much Stuff?

Thinking biblically through our collecting, hoarding and discarding

In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

Tangled and Troubled Times at Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia Canada denies wrongdoing in response to allegations of spiritual abuse and financial mismanagement

In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

The Three Active Arms of Canada’s Pro-Life Movement

Once a year, the usual throngs of Ottawa residents and visitors wandering about Parliament Hill are faced with thousands of eager Canadians with a message.

In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

Reaching Singles

Why churches should do more to welcome and care for them

In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

Imprisoned in North Korea


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In the May/Jun 2016 Issue

Are American and Canadian Evangelicals Really that Different?

Canadians have been looking south of the border in bewilderment. How could a thrice married, immodest billionaire like Donald Trump, who is very noncommittal about his moral and religious views, be popular among Evangelicals?

2016 May/Jun Issue


New videos: assisted suicide, world prayer

The EFC posted two discussion videos:

Take 20 to protect vulnerable Canadians

Your MP needs to hear your concerns around the legalization of assisted suicide:

Pray for TWU

The EFC was in court in Nova Scotia in April, intervening in support of Trinity Western University and its fight to ensure accreditation for its law school.

EFC Statement on Porn

The EFC released a sample letter about a motion asking for a parliamentary study on the public health effects of violent porn (





The world is safe. It really is.

The good news is much better than the bad.


Prison ministry offers hope to inmates

Ministry has grown in impact and technology


More Aid Needed for South Sudan

May/Jun 2016

South Sudan is facing dire food shortages according to a recent United Nations report. Nearly 2.8 million people, a quarter of the country’s population, face food insecurity after the past three years of civil war.


Nepal One Year Later

Apr 26, 2016

Rebuilding after tragedy has not been an easy journey for the country of Nepal.




Spruce Grove Alliance Church, AB

Jul/Aug 2014


Keeping the main thing

Dave Wells superintends Canada’s largest evangelical denomination


Reconciliation event a success in Thunder Bay

The Walking Together conference explored the challenges put forth by justice Murray Sinclair, chair of Canada’s seven-year Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Sinclair famously said, "Reconciliation is about forging and maintaining respectful relationships. There are no shortcuts."


Dealing with Religious Differences

How can we talk about reasonable accommodation for religious symbols in Canadian society?


Helping refugees settle

Many Canadian church leaders are responding with action and compassion


In defence of the Jews

Canadian Evangelicals spoke out between the world wars


Caring for the Global Poor

A businessperson’s response to billions of hurting people


Celebrate grace

Let’s stop oversimplifying what religions teach


Clear on Scientology

More people are learning the truth behind this new religion