EFC Update Newsletter July 9

09 July 2024

Encourage your MP 

This summer, the EFC encourages you to make a positive connection with your local Member of Parliament and follow scriptural instruction to pray for our leaders. Read more on how you can do this in our latest blog

Survey finds increased spiritual openness 

Over 70% of church leaders across Canada are experiencing an increased spiritual openness and curiosity from non-Christians in their community, according to a survey on evangelism the EFC helped promote earlier this year. Reigniting Hope heard from 800 church leaders. It was conducted by The Flourishing Congregations Institute (Ambrose University) and Alpha Canada.  

Victoria study centre is Kingdom outpost 

Canadian L’Abri is a communal retreat house on Vancouver Island that welcomes Christians working through various life issues as well as people of other religious faiths and no faith, according to the latest post at 

Six new articles en français 

This week we posted six new articles from Faith Today translated into French. Check out these articles on joy and astonishment and opinion columns by the EFC’s David Guretzki and Bruce Clemenger at our French-language webpage

Coming Events at

→ Lausanne Canada 24-7 Prayer Initiative, nationwide, June 20-Sept. 22  
→ Jesus: The Most Interesting Person in the World (VST/Will Willimon), Vancouver, July 9  
→ Why Church Music Matters (SICM), online/Whitby, July 9-11    
→ March for Jesus, Ottawa and Gatineau, July 13   
→ The Social Gospel (AST/Rob Fennell), Halifax, July 15-26   
→ Waldheim Missions Conference, Waldheim, July 21-24   
→ Stories of Transformation in Canada (TOWC), online, July 23  
→ Canadian Scientific & Christian Affiliation Annual Meeting, Washington DC, July 26-29   
→ Kingdom Builders Forum (TOWC), Toronto, July 26