Q&A

Leading Requires Listening

Jeffrey P. Greenman is president and professor of theology and ethics at Regent College

Q&A

Freeing the Enslaved: Ed Wilson

Ed Wilson is executive director of International Justice Mission Canada

Q&A

Reaching Across Social Lines

Angela Draskovic is president and CEO of Yonge Street Mission in Toronto

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Q & A With John Liira

Lead pastor at Highway Christian Fellowship in Sidney, B.C.

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Meet Alberta Pastor Dion Mitchell

Lead pastor at Claresholm Pentecostal Assembly

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Leading from a Place of Humility

David Hearn is president of the Christian & Missionary Alliance in Canada, a movement of churches seeking to be "transformed by Christ, transforming Canada and the world."

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Q & A With James Kim

Pioneers Canada is a church-planting mission organization.

 

Q&A

What kinds of people are leading Canada's evangelical institutions? Find out in these brief chats with leaders of organizations and congregations affiliated with The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. This series launched in May 2012.

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2015


 
Helping Young People Engage

Geri Rodman is president of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada, an organization “committed to the transformation of youth, students and graduates, in all their ethnic diversity, into fully committed followers of Jesus Christ. (Nov/Dec 2015)

Keeping the Main Thing

Dave Wells of Burlington, Ont., is general superintendent of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, Canada's largest evangelical denomination. (Sept/Oct 2015)

Leading Requires Listening

Jeffrey P. Greenman is president and professor of theology and ethics and Regent College, an 'innovative graduate school of theology' in Vancouver. (July/Aug 2015)

Leading from a Place of Humility

David Hearn is president of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada, a movement of churches seeking to be transformed by Christ, transforming Canada and the world." (May/June 2015)

Big Story People

Lawson Murray is president of Scripture Union Canada (SU).  Through Scripture resources, Bible reading guides, camp ministries and more, SU works "to connect Canadians with Jesus and His story." (March/April 2015)

Building exceptional community

Janet Nolan is chief executive officer of Christian Horizons, a nonprofit, faith-based organization serving 1,500 people with developmental disabilities and their families in Ontario. (January/February 2015)

2014

Freeing the Enslaved: Q&A With Ed Wilson

International Justice Mission protects the poor from violence throughout the developing world by partnering with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors and strengthen justice systems. (November/December 2014)

Reaching Across Social Lines

Angela Draskovic is president and CEO of Yonge Street Mission in Toronto, a Christian faith community providing emergency help and fostering long-term change in the lives of individuals, families and the community. (September/October 2014)

James Kim of Pioneers Canada

Pioneers Canada is a church-planting mission organization engaged with people who have the least access to the gospel around the world. (July/August 2014)

Laurie Cook, President and CEO of World Relief Canada

World Relief Canada (WRC) is a relief and development agency working in 12 countries in Africa and Asia. (May/June 2014)

Leah Kostamo, cofounder of A Rocha Canada

Leah Kostamo is cofounder and storyteller of A Rocha Canada, an organization that engages in scientific research, environmental education and conservation projects, inspired by God’s love. (March/April 2014)

Alberta Pastor Dion Mitchell

Dion Mitchell has been the lead pastor of Claresholm Pentecostal Assembly for four years. His wife Susan and family of girls (Annalise, Emily and Ileana) keep life full as they minister in an older community of faith in southern Alberta ranch and farming country.  (January/February 2014)

2013

Winnipeg Pastor Bruce Adams

Questions and answers with the lead pastor of Kilcona Park Alliance Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (November/December 2013)

Andrew Bryce

Andrew Bryce has been in ministry in Summer-side, P.E.I., for the past 28 years, currently leading the Summerside Community Church. Together with his wife Shirley (who is entering her final year of nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island) they have four adult children ages 19 to 31 and three grandchildren. They helped plant the Charlottetown Community Church in 2002. (September/October 2013)

Stephen Bedard

Stephen Bedard is Faith Today’s new associate editor. So, in the space normally used for brief interviews with EFC affiliate pastors, we’ve decided to grill him this time instead. Bedard is an editor, writer, pastor, chaplain and scholar. He lives with his wife and children in Cam-bridge, Ont. We’re happy to have him on board. (July/August 2013)

Walter Fast

Walter Fast is lead pastor of the Steinbach Mennonite Brethren Church in Steinbach, Man. He returned to Canada in 2009 to minister to his current congregation after serving as a teacher and pastor in Germany for 19 years. He is also pursuing his DMin at Providence Theological Seminary. (May/June 2013)

Mary M. Turner

Mary M. Turner is lead pastor at Calvary Evangelical Missionary Church in Owen Sound, Ont. She has been pastoring for 13 years. (March/April 2013)

John Liira

John Liira has served as lead pastor at Highway Christian Fellowship – an EFC-affiliated congregation – in Sidney, B.C. since 1999. He entered the ministry in 1981 in Calgary and has ministered in various locations, including East Africa. He and his wife Margaret have three children. (January/February 2013)

2012

 

Joel van Loon

Joel van Loon is senior pastor of Evangelical Free Church in Meadow Lake, Sask., where he has served for two years. He and his wife Kristin have a two-year-old daughter and newborn son. (November/December 2013)

Ginette Howse

Rev. Ginette Howse is lead pastor at Malvern Christian Assembly in Toronto, where she has served in that role for seven years. She has been on staff since 1996. Ginette is married to Digby (32 years). They have two adult children, one grandson and one on the way. (September/October 2013)

Mark Harris

Mark Harris is senior pastor at Grace Chapel in Halifax, where he has served for nine years. He has published three books including Companions for Your Spiritual Journey (Regent Publishing, 2005). He and his wife Adrienne have three adult children and one grandchild. They share passions for reading, beaches and gardening, and Mark has a solo passion for the Detroit Red Wings. (July/August 2013)

Darryl Dash

Darryl Dash is a Fellowship Baptist pastor, currently planting a church in downtown Toronto. He previously served as pastor of Richview Baptist Church and Park Lawn Baptist Church, both in west Toronto. (May/June 2013)