Developing Leaders in Saskatchewan
The pandemic and its impact upon the ministry capacity of those who organize and facilitate the LEADERS COLLECTIVE has resulted in a decision to cancel the program for 2021/2022. Improvements to the program will be ongoing ensuring the next LEADERS COLLECTIVE offered will continue to enlarge the leadership capacity of young church leaders in Saskatchewan.
Bursaries and Discipleship? You Bet!
We’re excited to highlight two recent recipients of SKMB bursaries (see below). Bursaries are one way we as a SKMB Conference invest in opportunities that equip us to grow as disciples on mission together. This includes leadership development opportunities such as accredited theological and ministry education (e.g, college or seminary), as well as other non-accredited and local church discipleship initiatives. You can find out more at: https://skmb.ca/education/investing-in-disciples/
Noah Fehr (West Portal, Saskatoon)
Noah is currently entering his 3rd year of a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies (Bible-Theology focus) at Steinbach Bible College. Studying at Steinbach for Noah has meant growing through both classes and community. He’s excited to continue growing in his knowledge of the Bible and how to communicate through preaching. This coming year, he will also be serving as a head care group leader in the men’s dormitory—the challenge being to live out his faith as he disciples others. When asked about a key learning during his time at Steinbach, Noah points to how God’s been teaching him the value of rest. “I don’t implement it perfectly, but there’s value in not only taking time away from work/study to rest, but also using that time to intentionally invest in others.” Following graduation, Noah hopes to return to Saskatoon to pursue an electrician apprenticeship “as someone who follows Christ in their life.”
Marley Berge (Forest Grove, Saskatoon)
Marley says that doing a Masters in Counselling first came on her radar after working with refugees overseas and in Canada, and noticing the lack of mental health services for refugees/newcomers and for those working alongside them. Her appreciation grew as she began to see a counsellor herself. “Counselling became a place where I met God in ways I hadn’t experienced him before.” As she enters the final year of her program and prepares to work in the counselling field, Marley knows that it’s her own growing as a disciple of Jesus that enables her to walk with others. When asked what she loves most about counselling, she says it’s nothing more than hearing people’s
stories. “It is a true privilege to have people trust me with their hopes, hurts, confusion, dreams, and disappointments. I feel really honoured that I get to know people in this way and journey with them towards healing. It’s amazing what you learn when your job is to listen.”
We invite you to pray for Noah and Marley as they continue to learn and grow as disciples.
Dig into the Bible – Discover the Good News
Explore the overarching story of the Gospel with this exciting new video series.
One Hope Canada has partnered with Grace Story Team and Grace Fellowship Church (Saskatoon) to produce The Good News Story, a high-quality video series that digs deep into the overarching story of the Gospel to explore God’s epic plan of redemption.
This discipleship resource includes:
- nine professionally produced videos, that explore the Bible from Genesis to Revelation
- five additional “Digging Deeper” videos, that delve further into key Scriptures
- an illustrated study guide
Videos and study guide PDFs will be available as free digital downloads; the study guide is also available in print format on pre-order.
The Good News Story is perfect for those curious about learning more about Jesus, as well as those already on that
journey. It encourages participants to learn the Good News of Jesus, live it out in everyday life, and share it with others!
Visit The Good News Story website: https://thegoodnewsstory.com/
For more information, or to book an interview with series’ host pastor Murray McLellan or One Hope Canada
national director Bill McCaskell, please contact
Director of Creative Communications, One Hope Canada
1-888-960-2580, ext 123