Brad Dewar

Brad Dewar

Veteran church planters Brad & Wendy Dewar combine apostolic and prophetic anointings together with over twenty-five years of ministry experience to produce dramatic results wherever they go. They have planted twelve churches across Canada and coached many others. As Executive Director of Church Planting for VCI they provide counsel and advice to pastors and churches across the nation. Their fresh approach to the Word of God and fluent ministry in the gifts of the Holy Spirit touches lives and sets people free in Christ.

I can remember the first couple of churches Wendy and I planted, back in the ninties. When Victory came into town we were viewed with great suspicion by other existing churches.

Well, here we are. If you’re reading this, you have survived 2011 to watch the sun come up on a brand new year. Congratulations!

January is the time that a lot of us set aside time for fasting and prayer.

The Bible isn’t too kind to half-hearted people. Hot is great. Cold is bad. But lukewarm?

One of the clearest, simplest statements about leadership that I’ve ever heard is from Dr George Hill: “People don’t follow a vision – they follow a credible leader with a vision.”

According to some studies as few as one in five new churches will survive past their second anniversary.

If there was a way to compile the statistics I would be willing to bet that most of the stuff that actually gets accomplished in this world probably happens on Plan B – not Plan A.

One of my favourite books as a young boy was the adventures of two lads in the 1600’s in early Canada. It was called “Far Past The Frontier” by James Braden.

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