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connecting, coaching, and catalyzing simple churches in Calgary, Canada, and the nations!

The Mosaic Network is a collection of missional communities who are distinct self-governing, self-supporting, and self-multiplying entities which choose to relate to one another relationally. Some of our communities will be part of the Vineyard family of churches while others will have other affiliations. Together we encourage and share gifts and resources.

Meet our Catalysts:

Tim

Tim & Esther Schultz

Tim is an Organic Architect, Catalyst, and Life Coach, among others. Through his coaching practice, Quest For Life Coaching, he offers life and team coaching for individuals, couples, businesses and churches. Tim is also an experienced church planter, pastor, leader and spiritual director.

He has been pioneering and pastoring since 1987, helping to  establish churches and coach leaders throughout the world in such places as Canada, Australia, Asia and Norway. He currently serves on the Prairie Regional Leadership Team and the Missions Development Group for the Vineyard Movement in Canada. Recently, Tim also helped pioneer The Mosaic Network, a network of simple, organic faith communities in Calgary and surrounding area, dedicated to exploring “deeper” community and incarnational mission.

In 2006, Tim earned a Master’s degree from St. Stephen’s University. His thesis was entitled, “The Divine Dance: How To Form Healthy Missional Communities in a Postmodern Culture.”

Tim is married to his soul mate, Esther and they have three boys: Jonathan, Joel and Michael. His hobbies include coaching soccer, sports, hiking, hunting and fishing. He also enjoys a freshly brewed Americano, a fine glass of wine, dates with his wife and reading books on theology, leadership or history.

Rohadi

Ro Nagassar

Ro Nagassar

Rohadi Nagassar is the founding pastor of Calgary Church, and Cypher Church.

He is currently bi-vocational, running a number of business ventures including a web marketing consulting firm. Rohadi also sits on the Board of Directors for the Action Coalition on Human Trafficking, an NGO responsible for addressing human trafficking in Alberta.

Visit Rohadi’s blog on the missional church and  church innovation/revitalization.

Don

Don Maxwell

Don Maxwell is an adventure lover, husband, father, stumbling friend, recovering human, creative, big picture thinker and problem solver. He enjoys overcoming challenges by equipping individuals and building teams to accomplish meaningful tasks. “Mistakes are stepping stones” you will hear him say. “Hope” is central to his way of thinking, whether facing obstacles at work or his inner demons.

After graduating from Prairie High School Don completed a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from
Prairie Bible Institute. His family played prominent roles in founding and leading the college. After college he worked with Operation Mobilization in a variety of jobs for about 12 years in Europe and Central Asia. Don’s cross-cultural experiences started in early childhood in Colombia, South America, as a child of missionary parents. Besides enjoying travel and a variety of food he now speaks parts of Hindi/Urdu, Swedish and Spanish.

He met Shestine while working with “OM” and they were married in Sweden, her home country. They now have two adult children, Nina and Kevin, studying nearby in Alberta, Canada and he loves being part of their lives.

Presently Don is owner of a construction company, Maxwell Builders Inc. established in 1997.  For the past decade he has been involved in “recovery” courses, both for personal reasons and for facilitating the healing and growth of others. After personal issues around anger, isolation and anxiety became painful, frustrating and overwhelming, Don began what he describes as “a journey of brokenness and hope.” He says, “It was so refreshing to find a community that was safe enough to be honest about everything; my confusion, pain, doubt, anger, anxiety, and also offer me hope to change on the inside.”

He credits the start of his renewal to the recovery group at Westside Kings church in Calgary. He also participated in the Celebrate Recovery program at Crossroads in Red Deer and facilitated a Freedom Session group at Prairie Bible College in Three Hills. With these experiences of personal growth in community Don keeps encouraging others to form authentic communities everywhere.

Michael

MikeMontana

Michael Rose

Michael loves God and people. He is passionate about sharing the love of God with others and helping them to personally experience this love in life transforming ways. He is passionate to explore, equip and encourage individuals and communities to practically live this love in real, everyday life.  Michael is the principal of IamSignificant.ca – an online resource inspiring and equipping people for a deeper richer life, full of faith andmeaningful success in all of life. It also serves as the internet home for his spiritual direction practice.

Michael holds a Master’s Degree in Ministry (Spiritual Formation) from St. Stephen’s University and has authored “Becoming Love: Avoiding Common Forms of Christian Insanity.”  An out-of-the-box pastor with over 20 years of ministry experience, Michael is encouraging and equipping communities to be more responsive and embrace a divine-love centred community valuing model which encourages deeper relationships with Jesus, family and others through healthy faith in real life. His experience in social service ministry ranges from developing a drop-in centre for youth and adults, working with people with addictions, to outreach activities to the financially challenged, youth at risk and the over-churched (spiritually abused). Michael has extensive experience with small groups of Christians in simple forms of church. Michael possesses a real passion and gifting for providing spiritual direction in areas of healing and integration of healthy faith into real life.

Mike is happily married to Andrea for twenty-six years and has three amazing sons (8, 18 and 22). He likes to spend time with his family and friends, enjoys 70’s Rock, barbecue,  flying stunt kites, and fine coffee.

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