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What’s New

New Career Opportunity at Arrow

Director of Programs - This new position plays a central role in our goal to double program capacity for the Emerging and Executive Streams of the Arrow Leadership Program, expand our new Sharpening Leaders Initiative and explore new program initiatives that will develop more Jesus-centered leaders.
Resumes may be submitted at: info@arrowleadership.org up to June 30, 2017 or until the position is filled. Please note that only candidates who are invited to the the next stage in the discernment process will be contacted.
For a complete job description visit our Careers page at http://www.arrowleadership.org/about-us/careers/

Arrow’s Who Am I? Devotional Book: Short List for the 2017 Word Awards

Nominated by our publisher (Castle Quay Books), Sharon Simmonds, author of Who Am I?: a devotional journey for you to soar in your identity in Christ (2016), has been selected by the Word Guild as one of four Word Awards finalists for the category: Book – Inspirational/Devotional. The Word Guild is an association of Christian Canadian writers and editors, and the Word Awards honor the best of Canadian Christian writing: writers who speak into Canadian culture with a Christian worldview. Finalists will be celebrated and awards granted in Mississauga, ON the evening of Friday, June 23.

 

Who Am I? is available from our Arrow Online Store https://store.arrowleadership.org/

Flying In Formation; Leading Teams to New Heights

Arrow Leadership's President, Dr. Steve Brown is the guest speaker for World Visions 2017 Church Leader Forums. The focus this year is to grow your ministry teams and your impact! Dr. Steve Brown will guide leaders on a journey of discovering how better led teams can transform a church ministry. Leaders will come away with tools and practical aids to sharpen their skills as team leader, vision caster, delegator, recruiter and encourager. Equip your ministry teams to serve with a greater level of oneness and effectiveness in accomplishing your mission.

http://churchleaderforums.ca/about/

 

Developing Christian Leaders – Carey Nieuwhof Podcast

Arrow Leadership's President, Dr. Steve A. Brown was a recent guest on Carey Nieuwhof's Canadian Church Leader's Podcast. In their wide-ranging discussion they focused on Arrow's approach of Jesus-centered leadership, current needs of Christian leaders, trends in the Canadian Church - including the importance of truth and need for collaboration. Steve and Carey also explored why younger leaders are not flocking to the Church as well as Steve's sessions on teams for the upcoming Church Leaders Forums with World Vision Canada. If these topics are of interest, you can listen and download the podcast here.

http://canadianchurchleaderspodcast.libsyn.com/cclp-steve-brown-on-training-leaders-in-canada

Dr. Sharon Simmonds New Appointment

Arrow Leadership is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sharon Simmonds as Director of Leadership Resources.

In this permanent part-time position, Sharon will oversee Arrow's mission priority of producing new leadership resources and services to equip Arrow leaders, their teams and the broader community of Christian leaders. Sharon will also manage Arrow's new Sharpening Leaders Initiative that brings Jesus-centered leadership training to Christian organizations.

Arrow has been in Sharon’s DNA since she participated as a leader in the Arrow Leadership Program's Emerging Stream in 2004-05 and most recently in the role of Resource Project Manager where she developed the video series Integrate: Jesus-Centered Leadership and authored the twenty-two day identity in Christ devotional Who Am I? (Castle Quay 2016).

Sharon's educational background includes a Doctor of Ministry from Tyndale Seminary and Masters in Evangelism and Leadership from Wheaton College Graduate School. Her life experience includes marriage, raising four children, leading a charitable organization, pursuing education, and developing ministry and people in the local church. Sharon’s passion for Jesus, and for his people to be healthy and vibrant, motivates her to be committed to relationships and activities that encourage, strengthen, and develop Christian leaders and leadership groups. Her involvement with Arrow is a great fit for this focus.

Sharon and her husband Gord live in Uxbridge, Ontario. You can contact Sharon at sharons@arrowleadership.org

Celebrating Arrow’s 41st Class Milestone

This past week twenty-six senior leaders serving in four countries (USA, Canada, Peru and Switzerland) celebrated God's sharpening work in their lives and leadership as part of the 41st Class of the Arrow Leadership Program's Executive Stream. Meeting at Winshape near Rome, Georgia, this third and final residential focused on organizational leadership skills as well as welcomed spouses and key supporters to a reflective final day celebrating what God had done and preparing for the journey ahead.
The dynamic composition of this class included senior leaders representing World Vision Canada, The Salvation Army, Youth for Christ, Power to Change, Partners International, Food for the Hungry Canada, Latin Link, Columbia Bible College, Willow Creek Canada, local churches and the marketplace.
Committed to pursuing a lifetime of seeking to be led more by Jesus, to lead more like Jesus and to lead more to Jesus, these leaders join the North American community of Arrow leaders as well as the international network of Arrow leaders globally.
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