Welcome to the Pulse!

The Pulse is the magazine of the EFCC. Here, we share views from a variety of leaders and individuals throughout the EFCC with unique, valuable perspectives and stories.

Pulse Podcast 014: Tearfund

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We at the EFCC have had a decades-long relationship with World Relief Canada. That continues on with their new name, Tearfund Canada. This name brings them into clear alignment with a massive global relief and development partnership. Tearfund has operations that span the globe, and intervenes directly when disasters hit. Follow along as Neil and […]

Pulse Podcast 013: Incarnation

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Viewer warning: There are some bad attempts at word play in this. Sigh. We can’t control each other. Or ourselves, apparently. We want our podcasts to be generally applicable whenever they’re watched, or listened to, so while this is inspired by the Christmas season, it isn’t totally Christmas-themed; Incarnation is relevant all through the year, […]

Prayer Calendar: Prayer Habits

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Dave is the EFCC’s Prayer and Spiritual Life Catalyst. His regular contributions are excerpted in the monthly Prayer Calendar. ———————— Habits seldom receive good press. In fact, in today’s culture of suspicion, to speak favorably of them might be labeled fake news. To develop and sustain habits of any kind are viewed by some as […]

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The Pulse: Flipping it on its Head

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Brad is the EFCC’s Communications Catalyst. In this role, he prompts awareness and promotes participation in the issues, ideals and ministries which matter to the EFCC family. ———————— Express. Announce. Share. Tell. Speak. Explain. Expound. Do these sound like synonyms for communicate to you? When we talk about someone being a good communicator (or a bad […]

Prayer Calendar: Strengthening Prayer

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“Strengthening prayer” is not about making your prayers stronger but becoming stronger through prayer. First, though, allow me to challenge you to do something you might not have done for a long time, memorize some scripture. Try it with these verses, Psalm 84: 5-7: “Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are […]

The Pulse: Digging Out Our Ears

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A few years ago, my wife suggested I get my hearing tested. I suspect she thought I had attended too many rock concerts in years gone by. She might be right. My hearing test demonstrated that I am “unbalanced”. For those of you who know me fairly well, you are probably thinking, “we knew that […]