Dr. Michael Krause
BScF, University of Toronto, 1981
MDiv, Ontario Theological Seminary (Tyndale), 1985
DMin, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, 2009
Certificate in Leadership Coaching, OISE/Adler, 2012
Areas of Specialization: Pastoral Ministry, Urban Ministry, Coaching, Mentoring & Leadership Development.
Dr. Michael Krause brings with him a broad range of ministerial experience in an urban context in churches, social service agencies and educational institutions. He was the youth pastor at Flemingdon Park Church, the assistant pastor at the Stone Church in downtown Toronto and the senior pastor at Church on the Street, an experimental church reaching out to street youth in the urban core. He was the director of Evergreen, Yonge Street Mission’s outreach to street involved youth, supervising 20 staff overseeing a thriving menu of programs including health care, housing support, employment training, life skills development, street outreach, drop-in and meal programs, and a broad range of advocacy support.
He has also been active as a church planter, pioneering Hills Church, an innovative, neighbourhood-based house church network in Thornhill. He recently functioned as the interim Staff Care director at Yonge Street Mission where he provided leadership development, ministry coaching and counselling to staff members working with the urban poor. He has been teaching courses with the TIM Centre Diploma program since its inception in 2010. He also has a private practice as a leadership coach and church consultant. Michael is ordained with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.