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 alphacanada.org.
Bio last updated August 27th, 2019.
Articles by Shaila Visser
Alpha: More Than a Video Series
By Shaila Visser
August 27, 2019
Shaila Visser, national director for Alpha Canada, offers Convivium readers a way to bring themselves, their families and friends into a deeper conversation with Christ.
Invitation to Alpha is not simply an invitation to hear about God, but an invitation to encounter Him in the community of His church – to experience His love, welcome and presence, while hearing His gracious good news A 2017 Angus Reid Study conducted in partnership with Faith In Canada 150 showed only 29 per cent of religiously-committed people in Canada view evangelism positively
Sharing the Alpha Conversation
January 7, 2019
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...