The State of the Church in Canada – The Gospel Coalition Blog. This is an interview with John Mahaffey from West Highland Baptist Church in Hamilton, Ontario. It’s well worth the read. He makes a number of astute observations, among which, is this: The emerging generation of Christian young people who have grown up with Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, and Buddhists as neighbors and classmates can easily have doubts about the exclusivity of Christ. It’s easy to believe that people are lost when they are on the other side of the world. It’s another thing when they are your nice next-door neighbors.