About Faith Today
Faith Today is the leading national magazine for Canada's estimated four million evangelical Christians.
It connects, informs and profiles Evangelicals, equipping them with expert research and insight into Canadian culture, Christian life and ministry.
Since 1983, Faith Today has informed readers on a wide range of key issues, providing profiles, analysis, opinions, book and music reviews, and practical how-to articles.
Faith Today is published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the national association of Evangelicals in Canada and the Canadian regional member of the World Evangelical Alliance.
Faith Today is available in print by paid subscription, in a free digital edition that can be downloaded using a website browser, and in a free App for mobile phones and tablets that use Google Android, Apple iOS, or several other operating systems.
Faith Today is produced by senior editors Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller, together with a team of writers and contributors across Canada, all under the oversight of publisher and EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger and Vice-President Bill Winger.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I contact Faith Today?
A. Letter to the editor: email@example.com or c/o Faith Today, Box 5885 West Beaver Creek Post Office, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 0B8.
Change in address: firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362 ext. 236 (local 905-479-5885 ext. 236).
Renew a print subscription: use our secure online renewal option (or email@example.com or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362 ext. 236).
Order a gift subscription for a great Christmas or birthday present: firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362 ext. 236.
Discuss advertising opportunities in Faith Today including digital-only ads on the Faith Today website and in our mobile apps. Ask about other websites such as Christianity.ca operated by our publisher, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.
Readers who only use our free digital products can support our ministry by making a charitable donation or taking out an advertisement.
Q. Can I buy Faith Today at a store?
A. Yes, in most major cities, including these prominent locations:
Q. How can I sell Faith Today at a retail location?
A. Contact our one of our distributors: Magazines Canada, Disticor or Foundation Distributing. For a sample print copy, simply contact us or view a replica online.
Q. Can our youth group or sports team sell subscriptions as a fundraiser?
A. Yes. Faith Today offers our own program that earns your group $10 for each subscription sold. See the program registration form for details. Readers who want to subscribe to support a registered fundraising group can do so at www.faithtoday.ca/fundraiser.
We also participate in the QSP multi-magazine fundraising program often used as a school fundraiser. QSP customers can choose from 700 titles, including Faith Today and other Christian and secular magazines. Groups can learn about and contact QSP online.
Q. Are there older back issues available online?
A. Our main digital archive is at www.faithtoday.ca/digital, but there are some older issues and articles at www.theEFC.ca.
Q. How many people read Faith Today?
A. Estimated between 45,000 and 100,000 per issue. About half in the province of Ontario, one-third in B.C./Alberta (combined), one-eighth in Saskatchewan/Manitoba (combined). We generally print 20,000 copies per issue, and we publish six issues per year. Faith Today also has a growing audience for our Apps and our web-based digital editions.
Q. How can I become a writer for Faith Today?
A. Consult our writer guidelines at www.faithtoday.ca/writers, and perhaps also our style guide. The annual writing conference Faith Today once held is now called Write Canada and is offered each June in Ontario by an association called The Word Guild. We also recommend their seminars held across Canada as well as seminars offered by Inscribe Christian Writers' Fellowship and the Canadian Church Press association. Other excellent training and professional development opportunities for writers and editors are available from many mainstream groups such as the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Editors' Association of Canada and Magazines Canada.
Q. Why do you call Faith Today an “award-winning” magazine?
A. You can see our latest awards from from The Word Guild (for work published in: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and see their media page) and the Canadian Church Press Association (for work published in 2013 backup, 2012, 2011 bad official link, 2011 backup).
Q. Where can I read about the history of Faith Today?
A. Here are some articles from 2003, 2008 html version/digital edition, 2013.