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Authors Among Us Series: David Sacerich

Becoming Ever Mindful by David Sacerich The Alberta NWT District Mission of “Calling forth PAOC Leaders…” will be accomplished in part through acknowledging and encouraging the various ministry gifts God has placed within the family of Credential Holders in our...

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Partners in Love

Partners in Love

In this month that emphasizes love and the blessings of togetherness, let me remind you of the provisions that God has given husbands and wives in “being one” through His design for marriage. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (MSG) is a beautiful description of partnership and what...

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Accountability for a Church Leadership Member

Accountability for a Church Leadership Member

There is a great section in the PAOC Local Church Constitution template, which may or may not have been included in your local Assembly’s Constitution.  It defines the various areas of accountability for those serving on the Church Leadership, that is, the Church...

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LifeLine – Volume 8, Number 4 – Winter 2016

The Name of Love Earth in silence slept One unsuspecting morn, While in a little manger bed A baby boy was born. The Timeless entered time Helpless among the sheep, He slipped into a robe of flesh And cried Himself to sleep. The Father’s precious Son Divine Nativity,...

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Let God Frame You

Let God Frame You

“Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.”– Luke 1:38 NKJV This is one of my favorite phrases in the Christmas story.  It was spoken by Mary in response to Gabriel’s announcement that she was pregnant with God’s Son.  At first, she...

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The Fruit of the Spirit

The Fruit of the Spirit

I deeply appreciate the book The Fruit of the Spirit, co-authored by Thomas E. Trask and Wayde Goodall.  Their unique writing style of weaving together Biblical interpretation with personal examples and stories has helped me get a grip on what it means to bear Spirit...

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Your Finances & the Clergy Residence Deduction

Your Finances & the Clergy Residence Deduction

As fall arrives, so do necessary preparations for a potential tax reduction to those of you that are credentialed ministers with The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC). Each year at this time, I remind you that you may be eligible to claim the Clergy Residence...

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LIFELINE – Volume 8, Number 3 – Fall 2016

What is LifeLine: In a day of ‘disconnect,’ we, at the Pastoral Care Department of the Alberta, NWT District of the PAOC believe that a strong sense of community is dependent on good ongoing communication. We want you to be current with changes, prayers needs,...

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Are We Really Covered? Insurance Seminar

Are We Really Covered? Insurance Seminar

The weather in Alberta these past four months has truly brought to the forefront questions of preparedness in the event of weather extremes. But this also brings another question that church and ministry leaders need to determine about insurance for the organization –...

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Dealing with Discouragement

Dealing with Discouragement

Entering a new Fall season can bring some challenges in how we think about ourselves.  Along with the excitement of new things and increased activity, there can be a type of discouragement that can set in for many pastors and ministry leaders.  It may be the result of...

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