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Inside the September 2021 Digital Edition!

NEWS HEADLINES

WEA expresses concern over Afghanistan; GTA’s Afghan Church prepares to assist with refugee settlement; Interfaith event aims to rally support for religious freedoms and tolerance; Christian Retail Store closures will impact Greater Toronto Area.

MINISTRY NEWS

FaithTech’s Innovation Sprint tackles ministry challenges in just four weeks; Samaritan’s Purse helps Haiti Earthquake victims; Study reveals church leaders’ attitudes on Evangelism; WEA and European Freedom Network step up fight against Human Trafficking.

EVENTS

In a special online event, ICEJ Canada invites Christians to celebrate the 2021 Feast of Tabernacles alongside Israel from Sept 20-27; Mississauga and Brampton Churches to bless Police/Fire/EMS at First Responders BBQ; Pro-Life activism takes centre stage at 40 Days For Life; ELO goes National.

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FEDERAL ELECTION 2021

Thinking About Voting? How should Christians align ourselves politically? How can we make the most of every opportunity given to us to cast our ballot? Political Chaplain Tim Schindel of Leading Influence offers a few thoughts on getting it right.

FEATURES

Education Educator Catherine Dumé looks at how Christians can rise to the challenge and help children during the pandemic • Evangelism John Sorensen of Evangelism Explosion looks at praying strategically for evangelistic success. Music After twenty years of organizing Brampton’s Inspirational Music in the Park, founder Lesley Morgan passes the baton to the next generation.

BUSINESS

Managing a Christian Business amid a Global Pandemic: Burke Slingerland takes a look at how Mission Thrift Store in Oshawa tackled the Covid-19 challenge.