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Authors Among Us: Landen Dorsch

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 District. The gift of writing is one of those...

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Staying on Course

Staying on Course

“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength, but you would have none of it.” - Isaiah 30:15 What a sad statement…but you would have none of it.  A life out of balance grows more out of balance as the focus is on what I can do and...

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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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