2019 Winnipeg: John Courtney
Dr. Richard J. Goossen, Chairman, ELO presenting the Entrepreneurial Leaders Award to John Courtney at the ELO Forum, Winnipeg, April 30, 2019.
John graduated after three years of biblical and pastoral training from Eastern Pentecostal Bible College in 1970. He was ordained in 1972. In 1980, he obtained a Bachelor of Religious Studies degree from Mennonite Brethren Bible College (currently known as CMU). In 1986 he obtained a Master of Ministry degree from Winnipeg Theological Seminary. In 1992 he obtained a Master of Arts degree from Providence Seminary and in 2011 he was awarded a Doctor of Ministry degree from Providence Seminary.
John is passionate about the mission of reaching youth who have no idea God loves them and what He has done for them. A good holiday is exploring places he has never been, especially in a small fishing boat or gravel isolated roads. He deeply loves family.