Horizon’s Blog

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Feature: Carmen Kampman“Stories of Jesus showing up in our lives, varied as they may be, have the power to point other people to Jesus.” Our Executive Director of Advancement, Carmen Kampman, had her article “So What’s Your Story? The Life Changing Power of a Simple Story” published in the January/February issue of Testimony Magazine. Check out the… Read More Feature: Ca [...]

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Meet Nick & RyleyWe have some really amazing students here at Horizon.  Our community is small and tight knit, and therefore it is easy to get to know one another.  It has been a joy to get to know each and every one of these students over these past few months and we want to give you the… Read More Meet Nick & Ryley [...]

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Did You Know?Recently, some of the staff members were reading the story of our college’s history in Songs of the Reaper. As we read through it, we were struck by the rich history of Horizon College.  While there were many facts and stories that stood out, the one thing we could not ignore were the parallels between history and modern day.  … Read More Did You K [...]

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The MissionLast week, during our Thursday morning chapel, Dr. Jeromey Martini walked us through 2 Timothy 2:1-13. He walked us through what it means to succeed in Christian life and ministry, and how that connects with our mission of “advancing God’s kingdom by preparing competent Christian leaders for Spirit empowered life and ministry.” Take a listen.… Read [...]

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Meet VictoriaWe have the privilege of hanging out with awesome students every day – in the classroom, in life groups, and while they are pretending to study at the couches in the hallway. At Horizon we desire to prepare competent Christian leaders, so this means we want to get our students connected and working outside of… Read More Meet Victoria [...]

Jeromey Martini’s Blog

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W ...Last month, I received a reply to my earlier post on Women in Leadership. Among many important points she raised, this blogger identified that a core problem for professional female ministers is the fact that there are so few available mentors for … [...]

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G ...Last weekend, I celebrated two graduations. Our college, Horizon, hosted graduation in our 80th year, while elsewhere my wife, after having two kids and moving between three provinces and across the Atlantic, convocated for her Master’s degree. I am super … [...]

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4 ...  This Easter, I participated in a Good Friday service where seven of us preached for four minutes each on one of Jesus’ “seven sayings of the cross.” My message was on the first saying: “Father, forgive them, for they … [...]

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A ...(A little Christmas diversion from my series on leadership resources.) Last weekend initiated the season when we are officially to begin anticipating Christmas. You know what season I mean. Even if it’s not marked on your calendar, I’m sure you saw it … [...]

Andrew Gabriel’s Blog

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Contemporary Pentecostal systematic theologians are discussing Spirit baptism in ways that include, but go beyond, traditional Pentecostal emphases. Amos Yong, who holds ministry credentials with the Assemblies of God (USA), is arguably the most prolific Pentecostal theologian today. The post Spirit Baptism in Current Pentecostal Theology: Part 2 – [...]

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When we bought the wreath, I wasn’t too sure what to do with it, since I come from a church tradition that doesn’t typically incorporate this into its services. I searched for advent readings, but I was frustrated to find that nothing seemed appropriate for my family, which includes children. You can download [...] The post Advent Candle Readings f [...]

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Contemporary Pentecostal systematic theologians are discussing Spirit baptism in a way that includes, but goes beyond, traditional Pentecostal emphases. Pentecostal’s have historically emphasized that any believer can be baptized in the Spirit and that [...] The post Spirit Baptism in Current Pentecostal Theology: Part 1 – Frank Macchia appeared fi [...]

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Some people argue that “the New Testament always shows healing and never shows someone asking for healing and leaving still sick.” The Bible, however, includes examples of people who were not healed. Paul himself was not always healed. Paul himself was not always healed. He reminds the Galatians that “it was because of an illness […] The post Shoul [...]

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I finished an essay on Charismatic Perspectives on pneumatology. Here are a few reflections. The post The Gifts of the Spirit are not Limited to Charismatics (a video) appeared first on Andrew K. Gabriel. [...]

Carmen Kampman’s Blog

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As I mentioned here in my last blog post, I’m reflecting on 2017 in deeper and wider ways. 2017 is a year that seems to be flying by at what feels like record speeds. There are only 20 days left in the month of December.  And as I get older, a year feels like such … Continue reading I Repeat: How Will You Get There? (Audio or Text Version) The post [...]

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“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. A time to kill and a time to heal. A time to tear down and a time to build up. A time to … Continue reading What Really Matters? How Will You Get There? The post What Really Matters? How Will You Get [...]

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*Sorry about the incomplete post earlier, I was typing on my phone while my son was driving us home and I accidentally hit “Publish” instead of “Save as a Draft.” I know this post is a little later than usual, but it was a busy week. I am sure many of you can relate. In … Continue reading The Board Chair The post The Board Chair appeared first on . [...]

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This is a blog post for those of us who have been asked to consider being a board member (director) on a board. For those of you experienced with boards and what that entails you may find this post elementary given your years of experience, but if your new to this type of role, you’ll … Continue reading Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘Yes’ to a Boa [...]

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Worry – it’s got to go. It’s a time consuming, energy draining, unproductive activity – and it seems that many of us are prone to it. As I mentioned in last Saturday’s blog, I was actively taking steps to deal with thoughts that were trying to highjack my days. I shared about how I was … Continue reading Stop worrying! Jesus is present. The post St [...]