Monthly Archives: March 2016

CCCC Granted Intervener Status at the BC Court of Appeal on TWU Case

This entry is part 16 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 16 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. Today Mr. Justice Peter M. Willcock, of the British Columbia Court of Appeal granted leave for the Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC) to intervene in the case involving Trinity Western University (TWU) and the Law Society… More

Mr. Trudeau, prove us wrong.

Ottawa has confirmed what those of us, in the religious community, long feared – the new government will close the Office of Religious Freedom.  For some this is a cause of celebration.  For others it is a disappointment. The critics of the Office appear to have convinced the government.  Among… More

Leadership Grants for Young Social Entrepreneurs

Do you know any young social entrepreneurs working hard to make a difference in the world? Be sure to tell them about the Spark Initiative! The Spark Initiative is providing 10-month leadership grants for young social entrepreneurs who need some support to take their idea to the next level. Those… More

7 tips for effective staff member recognition

 Employee recognition in the Christian charity context In the New Testament, Paul encouraged the Colossians by writing, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters“.  Because ministry staff personnel are focused on the eternal and know that their labours will be rewarded in… More

Charity Highlights of Budget 2016

The 2016 Federal Budget tabled in the House of Commons by the Hon. Bill Morneau has two references to charities. The first deals with the donations of real estate and shares of private corporations.  The 2015 Budget proposed to provide, beginning in 2017, an income tax exemption for capital gains… More

Thought Leaders at The Pursuit Conference

We have three outstanding thought leaders at the conference sharing great ideas that will move us forward in faith. And we have a think tank doing a unique film presentation of their vision for the church. Their common message is that there is a better way than fight or flight to be the church. More