Entries by theEFCC

Overarching Strategy: Growing 3

The Growing 3 The Evangelical Free Church of Canada began as a gospel movement of pioneering believers and churches 100 years ago. As we move forward in a new century, we are praying that God will grow us in three areas: we call this our “Growing 3”. Growing Family The EFCC is an “association of […]

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Prayer Calendar: The Long and the Short of Prayer

If you are looking for a prayer mentor, allow me to suggest Nehemiah as a candidate. I know he’s known for the rebuilding of Jerusalem and its walls, but if you overlook his prayer life, you’ll miss the secret of his success. He just didn’t know about prayer, he prayed. I am not technologically savvy, […]

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The Pulse: The Necessary Ingredient

Much has been written and said about leading people. But there is one common thread — one consistent and non-negotiable element. Trust. For Christians, this takes on a new dimension — the way we trust people is intertwined with the way we trust God. In his book The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge noted that: To […]

Prayer Calendar: Neighbour-Nudging Prayer

It was neither an innocent nor a sincere question, but self-serving, self-justifying. Jesus had answered his first question, which sought the path to eternal life, with “Love God and your neighbour.” Then the law expert blurted out this second question, “Who is my neighbour?” Not a bad question, really. Jesus responds in Luke 10 by […]

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The Pulse: The Language of Insiders

It’s natural for insider language to develop around, well, pretty much anything. My cousin has diabetes. He has since he was a child. He hasn’t let it hold him back. He’s been a world-class athlete, he’s building a tribe of healthy, active people also living with the disease. And he’s doing some things that are […]