Teaching

In addition to being the Lead Pastor at Westlife Church, I am committed to helping training and build into future pastors and leaders.  One of the ways I do this is through teaching at Churches, Colleges, Universities and Seminaries around the world.

Upcoming

August 2020  “Effective Online Ministry”.   A series of three all-day workshops hosted by Ambrose University on understanding, creating and launching an effective online ministry strategy (available for a three-credit class at either the university or the seminary).

Winter 2021    “FE 400 – Transition to Vocational Ministry” at Ambrose University and Ambrose Seminary (three credit class).  Required class for all undergraduates returning from internship.

Past

Winter 2020    “FE 400 – Transition to Vocational Ministry” at Ambrose University and Ambrose Seminary (three credit class).  Required class for all undergraduates returning from internship.

February 2020    “Faithfully Following Jesus in a Social Media World” at Parkview Alliance Church in Vermilion, Alberta.

February 2020   “Parenting in a Social Media World” and “Effective Ministry in a Social Media World” and “Faithfully Following Jesus in a Social Media World” Seminars, Classes, Staff Training, etc. at Stony Plain Alliance Church in Stony Plain, Alberta.

February 2020    “Faithfully Following Jesus in a Social Media World” at Okotoks Alliance Church in Okotoks, AB.

November 30, 2019    Elder and Staff Christmas Banquet Speaker for Rockpointe Church in Calgary, AB.

October 2019      Guest lecturer at Ambrose University on a variety of topics including: Social Media, Gamification, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence.

2019    “Parenting in a Social Media World” seminar at Union Evangelical Church in Mexico City, Mexico.

2019     Class Lecture at Ambrose University on “The Five Shifts and Eight Royal Powers of Social Media.”

2019      Evening Seminar on “Parenting in a Social Media World” for The Plant Church in Mahwah, New Jersey.

2019      Evening Seminar on “Parenting in a Social Media World” for Devon Alliance Church in Devon, Alberta.

2018      Panel Participant for Ambrose University‘s Faculty Retreat.

2018      One-day Workshop on “Effective Ministry in a Social Media World” for church leaders with the option to take it for a one-credit class at Ambrose University and Ambrose Seminary (Hosted at Westview Baptist Church). 

2017     “Effective Ministry in a Social Media World” at Ambrose University and Ambrose Seminary (one-week intensive).  This class helped students to understand and critically reflect on the effectual nature of social media with particular attention to how it impacts and, potentially, alters ministry approaches and paradigms.

2016     “Contemporary Youth Issues” at Ambrose University and Ambrose Seminary (one-week intensive).  This class taught the foundational skills to understand and assess the constantly changing issues of youth culture for effective and relevant ministry with contemporary youth.

2010    “New Testament Foundation II: Acts to Revelation” at Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary (two-week intensive). This class focused on understanding the second half of the New Testament.