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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I recognize that Joel Osteen is a great communicator (even Forbes does), and there are numerous things I appreciate about him and his ministry. Nevertheless, there is a repetitive theme in his ministry that I find troubling. And it is particularly troubling given the millions of people who listen to his sermons and assume that […] The post The Main [...]

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As leaders, we are often told that we need to “lead like Jesus,” we need “to behave like Jesus.” But here is a sobering truth: If you do not have and are not [...] The post One Key Emphasis Missing from ALL my Leadership Books appeared first on Andrew K. Gabriel. [...]

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There seems to be a growing number of Joel Osteen “haters” out there. So, I thought I would point out a few things I really like about the guy and his ministry at Lakewood Church. The post 4 Things to Like about Joel Osteen appeared first on Andrew K. Gabriel. [...]

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I cringed as I sat there listening to the preacher. The preacher declared, “The Spirit is a ‘him’, and ‘he’ lives in you.” And on account of this he boldly proclaimed to the congregation, “The Holy Spirit is a ‘he,’ not an ‘it.’ Therefore the Holy Spirit is personal.” The preacher was both right and wrong [...] The post The Holy Spirit is not a “He [...]

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The Secret Sauce of Spirit-Empowered Marriage. After nearly forty years of marriage to my sweet bride, it occurs to me that part of our secret is our uniqueness. You might say our secret sauce is the weirdness we bring to the relationship. Those things that once drove me crazy about her (though they still mildly irritate me at times!) are fond [... [...]

Carmen Kampman’s Blog

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My Moment: A Leadership Transition“I want my moment,” I said. I meant it. It mattered. And it mattered to me not only for myself but for all those other women looking, following, and watching my journey as a female leader. I’ve been invited to the table of leadership. I’m transitioning from an Executive Director of Advancement to a Vice […] [...]

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I had the privilege of being a guest writer on a colleague and friend’s blog. I hold Andrew in high regard. Check out his website and my guest post at the link below. And, sign up to follow his blog – he writes about some interesting stuff! https://www.andrewkgabriel.com/2017/10/12/holy-spirit-leadership/Filed under: Christian, Conversational Intel [...]

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Practicing Presence: Lessons from LiberiaI’ll admit, it has taken me time and will continue to take me time, to process the things that God is teaching me as a result of my recent trip to Liberia. And it was this past week during a Live2Lead Seminar that I realized this: Liberia taught me more deeply about the need to […] [...]

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The Least of These: Lessons From LiberiaIt was a step of faith to say “yes” to a missions trip to Liberia (Africa); I had no idea what this opportunity would encompass. I knew I would have the opportunity to teach and minister with other PAOC pastors and leaders, but I had no idea how this experience would impact my worldview, let […] [...]

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God Is Pleased With Me.God is pleased with us when we suffer for doing good. [...]