'Take 5' with Randy Young

In this 'Take 5', we talk with Randy about the Pentecostal World Conference happening in Calgary at the end of August. He outlines for us what to expect at this year's conference, the theme, and ways the conference will be blessing the city of Calgary.

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Multiply Network Podcast

In this episode, we talk with our resident historian and archivist, Jim Craig, about the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada from the very early years all the way up to today. Specifically, we look through our 100-year history as it relates to church multiplication in our movement. To listen or download, click on one of the links below and select Episode 23.

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Stories and Videos

Right Attitudes Toward Church Planting

The following article was published in The Pentecostal Testimony (now testimony) in August 1985. The writer, Rev. G. Douglas Stiller, pioneered Spruce Grove Community Church in Alberta. He was involved in church planting at Christian Life Assembly in southwest Calgary and served as the Church Planting Co-ordinator of the PAOC from 1993-2002.

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The Clarion Call to Advance

In his 35 years of credentialed ministry with the PAOC, Rev. Willis G. McPherson pastored in several churches and ministries, starting in the summer of 1934, when he first applied for credentials. The following article, written by Rev. McPherson, was taken from The Pentecostal Testimony (now known as the testimony), Volume 27, Number 2, originally published January 15, 1946.

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Articles and Blogs

From the Editor's Chair by C.B. Smith - testimony Article, January 1946:

Campbell Bannerman Smith (1900-1961) was born in Ontario in 1900. He attended the Canadian Pentecostal Bible College in Winnipeg where he met his wife, Beulah Argue. Following his ordination in 1928, his ministry appointments included pastoring in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan District Office, Ottawa, and principal of the Eastern Pentecostal Bible College. In 1944 he was elected General Superintendent of the PAOC and served in that position from 1945 until he resigned in 1952. He then pastored in Victoria until returning to Ontario in 1958 to fill the presidency of Eastern Pentecostal Bible College.

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Miracle in Metro by Rev. Roy E. Upton - testimony Article, January 1971

In 1956, Rev. Roy E. Upton began holding weekly drive-in Sunday services were held at a Dominion Store parking lot. In 1957, construction of Scarborough Gospel Temple began in a wheat field. In the early 2000s, the church continued to expand and even moved locations. Now known as Global Kingdom Ministries, it continues to stay true to its original mandate of missions and outreach.

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