Shaila Visser

Shaila Visser is the National Director of Alpha Canada. Alpha is an 11-week course designed to create a space where people are excited to invite their friends for a conversation about Jesus so that everyone gets to play a part in seeing lives transformed. In each session there’s food, a short talk, and discussion in small groups. Everything to run Alpha is available online and free to download at

Bio last updated August 27th, 2019.

Shaila Visser

Articles by Shaila Visser

  • Sharing the Alpha Conversation

    What is Alpha and how did this gospel initiative come to take place in over 100 countries and 90 languages each year? Convivium sits down with Shaila Visser, National Director of Alpha Canada to learn more about how how a good meal, short video, and honest conversation just might be they key to accompanying those wrestling with some of life's most important questions.

    When you put food and conversation together and give people a safe place to come, the Holy Spirit is released in a way that allows hearts to soften, minds to open to the gospel by the time we watch the Alpha film series Alpha is an opportunity for a group of people to be around a table to share a me...