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In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

Planting Season in Canada

Faith Today asked three journalists to visit church plants in Calgary, Winnipeg and Toronto. Their reports reveal the diversity and dynamism – mixed with very hard work – of church planting in Canada today.

In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

Muslim Background a Challenge for Christians

Canadian Christians with an Islamic background have unique struggles. Churches can help.

In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

We Are a People of Place: Coming Home as a Follower of Christ

There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there. The other is to walk round the whole world till we come back to the same place,” writes G. K. Chesterton in The Everlasting Man, a classic essay from 1925.

In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

Shocking Statistics on Bible Reading

Although Bible literacy, or its lack, has been on the radar of Christian leaders for some time, there was no hard Canadian data to support the observations – or know how to proceed, says Scripture Union president Lawson Murray. The situation changed three years ago...

In The May/Jun 2014 Issue

TWU Controversy: Implications for Other Christian Schools. Legal Precedents Support TWU.

The ongoing debate about the legitimacy of Trinity Western University’s new law school should give us all pause, especially those involved in Christian education. This is a key fault line in a clash of worldviews that is playing out in our day.

In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

Interview With Bob Kuhn, President of Trinity Western University

TWU’s proposal for a school of law, although approved by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, has ignited debate in Canada over topics including discrimination, a school’s right to have students sign a community covenant, and of course, religious freedom.

In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

Rethink. Reform. Abolish: Faith Today Articles on Prostitution

Be equipped to make a difference by reading this collection of our best articles on prostitution law reform, including "Can We Break the Chains?" and "Canada's Mean Streets."

In the May/Jun 2014 Issue

The Subversive Hope in Canada’s Pro-Life Movement

More than anything else, Dr. Marvin Fritzler is hopeful about the future of the pro-life movement in Canada. That’s good news. After all, he’s one connected Canadian – a Christian professional near the end of a four-decade career as a researcher, educator and leader involved in governance of high level institutions.



From the Editors

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The Challenge of Growth

Being a Christian can mean embracing weakness rather than strength.


Letters to the Editor

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Good News

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Christian Theatre Troupe Uses Plays to Make the World a Better Place

Theatre of the Beat founder Johnny Wideman says most people think social justice theatre is like Buckley’s cough medicine – it tastes bad, but it’s good for you.

“What we want to do is entertain as well as educate,” says Wideman about the Stouffville, Ont.-based troupe. “We’re using theatre to hopefully make the world a better place.”

Canadian Churches Respond to Syrian Crisis

Churches and faith-based organizations in Canada are stepping up to help people caught in the crossfire of the ongoing crisis in Syria. The conflict has left more than 9 million people displaced over the past three years, with 2.5 million fleeing to neighbouring countries.

Canadian Ministry Leading 3-D Printing Prosthetic Initiative

CBM (Christian Blind Mission) Canada hopes 3-D print technology will provide children in developing countries with prosthetics in less time than it currently takes. The technology allows a solid object to be created from a three-dimensional digital model that is then created in a solid form, layer by layer.

Ontario Equestrian Fuelled by Faith

For 30-year-old Cannington, Ont., resident Jessica Phoenix (, the next three years will be full as she competes against the world’s best in the equestrian sport of eventing. Phoenix was recently named to the 2014 Canadian National Eventing Team. She will participate in the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, the 2015 Pan American Games on home turf in Toronto, and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


By Bruce J. Clemenger

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The Supreme Good

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms has made intervening before the courts an important part of promoting biblical principles in Canadian society.


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EFC Endorses Palliative Care Motion in Parliament
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EFC Writes Law Societies About Trinity Western Law School
Geoff Tunnicliffe to Step Down From WEA
Helping Improve Canada’s Prostitution Laws
New Canada Watch Online
Events to Help You Learn and Grow
Meet the EFC Board: David Guretzki


Chats with EFC Affiliate Pastors

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Q&A With Laurie Cook, President and CEO of World Relief Canada

World Relief Canada (WRC) is a relief and development agency working in 12 countries in Africa and Asia.


From the EFC's Centre for Faith and Public Life

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Advertising Features


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Canadian Churches and Armageddon

Evangelicals played a key role in the Great War. What have we learned in the hundred years that have passed?


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Creativity Through Our Work

Businesspeople are called to do more than make money.


» More Women's Column
Are We Going Overboard on Purity? by New Columnist Sheila Wray Gregoire

The current conservative trend may be causing more problems than it’s solving.


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Time Well Spent?

Loving couples can still be at odds about spending time together.


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Rethinking Christian Science

What’s good about the religious group founded by Mary Baker Eddy?


Book & Music Reviews

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How Firm a Foundation?

Evangelicals used to be notoriously hard. Have we become inoffensively soft?