On this page you’ll find the names and faces of some of those who are pursuing excellence in all areas of their ministry, including short-term missions. These men have committed themselves to being available for others, like yourself, as you have questions and concerns, need a trainer or consultant as you plan your mission trip. They also see the broad picture of what’s happening in missions across this nation and will be able to plug you in where ever necessary.
Give them a call, drop them an email, pick their brains for ideas, have coffee, or book them for a missions training day at your church…you never know until you ask.
Web Site: Eko Energy UK
Randy has a diverse business background. He has been involved in a variety of entrepreneurial enterprises including farming, construction, land development, an 18 location franchise weight loss clinic, food distribution, and was the director of a non-profit Global Missions, Relief and Development organization.
Commencing in October 1997, Randy consulted full time to a national relief, development and missionary organization, the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. In 1999, he became the Executive Director for Global Missions for the PAOC. In this role, Randy traveled internationally for 100 days in the year, facilitating and supporting the work of hundreds of missionaries and indigenous people in the development of orphanages, HIV initiatives, church planting strategies, educational opportunities and response to people in crisis. This assignment concluded in June 2004.
Randy has a unique ability to identify potential problem areas, defuse potential issues, formulate and execute solutions. He has a proven ability to identify people with great competency, develop them into a dynamic team, rooted in a values based environment that systematically achieves common goals, while having fun in the process.
Randy is married to Judy and they have four children, Becky, Rachel, David and Stephanie, a daughter-in-law Kelsey, a son-in-law Corey and a grandson Noah.
Web Site: Dunamis Education
Kory was born and raised in the Vancouver area but has a passion for the world and for lost people. He has experience in multiple churches, serving in different capacities and has served in our International Office in Missions.
He is a veteran of many STMs and continues to send both teams and individuals around the world through an organization he founded called Dunamis Education. It’s mission is to facilitate dynamic change in individuals and communities through education and interaction. He has a degree in theology, business as well as an MBA with a focus on international leadership.
Kory has been happily married to Heather for for 19 years and enjoys life with his 2 sons in the Vancouver area.
Web Site: Vanguard College
Spend half an hour with Allan Waine, and you will walk away sharing his heart for missions and evangelism. While spending 20 years in extensive short-term missions leadership, it is a project of his to move people from short-term missions to making a long-term missions commitment. Through his profound knowledge and practical experience, Allan has been used greatly in training and equipping many individuals and teams for the mission field. Allan’s passion for missions has come by actively being involved on the mission field and by witnessing first-hand the life-changing effect a missions team can have on a country, a city, a community, and an individual. He usually spends at least two months a year on missions trips somewhere in the world.
When he is not traveling around the world, Allan loves to spend his time with his beautiful wife, two sons, and his daughter; who have also joined him on some of his ventures.
Chief Academic Officer, Director of the School of World Discipleship, Instructor in General and Professional studies – Vanguard College, Edmonton, Alberta.
Member of the Lead Team for Global Youth Missions
Actively involved in Missionary training and seminars through Perspectives on the World Christian Movement as well as with the PAOC.
Pastor for 7 years in New Brunswick and Ontario
BA, Carlton University; M.T.S., Ontario Theological Seminary; Doctorate of Ministry in Missiology Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Web Site: Westside Pentecostal Church
Rob is the Lead Pastor at Westside Pentecostal Church in Saskatoon. He also serves in the Saskatchewan PAOC-District as the District Missions Representative (DMR).
He has a love for missions and served for five years with Wycliffe Bible Translators. The highlight of his cross-cultural experience has been camping on the African savannah among the Masai people of Kenya.
He is passionate about seeing people who are distant from God come into a loving relationship with Jesus Christ. Rob believes short-term missions provide a unique opportunity for ordinary people to live out the mission of Jesus in extraordinary ways.
Web Site: Agincourt Pentecostal Church
Dale Tollefson serves as the Missions Pastor and Leads APCs Toronto Community Churches. Dale is also the former Director of Personnel for the PAOC International Missions. Dale’s passion in life and ministry is to lead people to Christ. “Missions takes on many forms but in the end it is all about making Christ followers.” He is married to Cathy and has four children.
Web Site: Cape Breton Missions
Dave is a family man from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. He has a wife named Shirley, and three kids, Matthew, Jordan, and Amanda. Dave and Shirley are currently leading a team of people who are planting Churches in Cape Breton. Dave is the Lead Pastor of Lighthouse in Glace Bay, and Tehillah Cape Breton in Sydney. Also, they are working with an aboriginal church plant in Eskasoni, which is the largest reserve in the Maritimes.
Dave is also the MYMissions Director for the Maritime District, which sends teams to help church plants and developing assemblies, as well as sending teams to countries around the world. As well, he is the Maritime representative for Hero Holiday, which sends high school kids on mission trips to Mexico, the Dominican, and Thailand. Lastly he is the Director of Real Missions, which brings teams to Cape Breton to help with church planting, as well as sending teams to the Dominican Republic, Mexico, England, and Serbia.
Besides doing things that involve speed and a risk to personal health like snowboarding, 4 wheeling, skateboarding, dirt bikes, etc. he has a passion to see young people and adults released into opportunities to change their world and lives, whether it be here in Canada or around the world.
Dave is available to speak, share, call, or email about opportunities for people to get involved with STM. Whether you are looking to send teams to the Maritimes or want to get involved with teams heading around the World.