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.

The Pulse: What do we Mean by “Evangelical” and “Free”?

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Many of us who serve our Lord in Evangelical Free churches run into the inevitable question “What on earth is evangelical free”? In a world that talks about caffeine– or sugar-free, “evangelical free” sounds like we are free of evangelicals – that all the evangelicals have been purged, thrown out of our churches! In times […]

Prayer Calendar: Surprised by Prayer

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I have always been part of a church. Literally. I will sometimes tongue-in-cheek suggest that my mother probably left the delivery room of the hospital and went straight to a prayer meeting at  church with me in tow. I have never known life apart from church. That means that prayer has always been part of […]

The Pulse: We Are All Storytellers

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We are – by nature – story tellers. We sit around kitchen tables, coffee shops, and local parks, and we tell stories. We tell stories of our lives, of our children, of our hurts, joys, and losses. We listen to others tell their stories. And each story leads to another. We catch glimpses of one […]

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Pulse Podcast 018: What is a Gospel Sharing People?

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Our theme for the upcoming Conference is Revitalize: Growing as a Gospel Sharing People. In preparation for that, we think it would be a worthwhile exercise to define that, so we know what we’re collectively trying to establish. It’s important to note: this isn’t just the theme for our Conference, it’s the commitment that is […]

Pulse Podcast 017: Why People Stop Believing

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In this episode, we’re joined by Paul Chamberlain, a professor at ACTS and TWU. We’re talking about his new book: Why People Stop Believing. It’s an insightful piece, with first-hand accounts of people who have left their faith, sometimes at great personal cost. We invite you to get a copy for this book for yourself: […]

Pulse Podcast 016: Prayer Retreat Recap

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This is a post that highlights EFCC Sunday — our annual reminder that we are a part of a larger family together — and shares some highlights from the recent Prayer Retreat. In addition to this clip, you’re welcome to share the Revitalize rack card as a reminder to pray for your neighbours. (Click here […]