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/
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.
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.
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 email@example.com