Education And Pentecostalism

What does education look like through the eyes of those empowered by the Spirit who recognize God at work in the world? Pentecostal and Charismatic Education: Renewalist Education Wherever it is Found explores the answers. If we believe the Holy Spirit is still the transformative Spirit of God at work in the world, then we can confidently … Read more

Here Am I: Send Me Anyway!

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’” (Isaiah … Read more

A Call to the One – Investing in the next generation

Honest confession: I was reluctant to say “Yes” to the call of God. I remember the moment so clearly, kneeling in the back prayer room at Lakeshore Camp in Cobourg, Ont. In that time of prayer, an inner sense came to me so clearly—God was calling me into full-time ministry. My immediate response was not … Read more

Prophetic Discernment In An Uncertain World

The last King of Judah was having a very bad day. His rule was insecure from the start. Everyone knew he was a mere puppet—installed by the authority of Babylon after King Nebuchadnezzar dethroned his nephew, Jehoiachin. The Babylonian siege was brutal, leaving Jerusalem a vassal state with little hope. Yet here was Zedekiah in the temple … Read more

Purpose of the Board

The board governance model The Board of WPA operates under a governance model, meaning the Board guides the church through policies instead of getting involved in the day-to-day operations of the church. Here are some things the Board does and doesn’t do. Things we don’t do Manage staffThe only employee the board has is the … Read more

Christian Leader Coaching: Nurturing Skill & Ability

As Christ-centered servant leaders we’re to enable others to lead in their full potential as servants of God. One important tool for a Christian leader, therefore, is coaching, which we will explore in this article. 

Indigenous Canada – free course

On Sept 30th, Canada will be honouring The National Day for Truth & Reconciliation. This is a free course hosted by the University of Alberta. Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this … Read more

De-Escalating A Conflict with Scott Sauls

Pastor Scott Sauls, author of the book, “A Gentle Answer,” joins Dave and Ann Wilson to discuss the power of gentle answers in a culture of outrage. Gentle answers communicate, “You matter, your opinion matters.” People don’t get scolded into agreement, Sauls says. No one ever says “Thank you for lecturing and shaming me.” Yes, … Read more

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