About Jon Thompson


Lead Pastor - Vision & Preaching, Sanctus Church

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Jon Thompson is the Lead Pastor - Vision & Preaching of Sanctus Church, a multi-site church in the Greater Toronto Area where he has been on staff for more than 20 years. Under Jon’s leadership, Sanctus is characterized by dynamic Biblical teaching, vibrant community groups, compelling media, and powerful times in worship.

Jon has a Masters of Theological Studies from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto and a Doctorate of Missiology from Fuller Seminary, California. Jon is husband to Joanna and father to three kids - Hannah, Emma, and Noah.

Jon speaks and teaches globally on the convergence of spiritual gifts, spiritual practices, and spiritual experiences in the life of the believer and the local church.

You can see Jon Thompson’s preaching in Sanctus Church’s Sermon Archive.

Keynote / Speaking

  • Keynote Speaker at Break Forth Canada (Power to Change) 2019

  • Keynote Speaker at C4 Church Conference 2018 & 2019

  • Canadian Church Leaders Conference 2018, Barrie, ON

  • Trinity Western University Chapel speaker October 2018

  • Speaker at Toronto Spiritual Life Conference 2017

  • Camp Mini-Yo-We Speaker, Muskoka

  • Global Greater Europe Mission (GEM) Conference 2017, Slovenia

  • C2C Church Leaders Conference 2016, British Columbia

Teaching / Training / Workshops

  • Professor of Spiritual Warfare Course at Tyndale Seminary 2013 - Present, Toronto, ON

  • Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast, December 2018

  • Word Made Digital Podcast, November 2018

  • Canadian Church Leader Podcast, September 2017

  • Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC) Pastoral Leadership Training for Eastern & Western Ontario  October 2018

  • Mountainside Community Church in Fernie British Columbia - Spiritual Gifts workshop  2017

  • C4 Restoration Prayer Training for Local Churches

  • Co-Chair of the Global ALPHA Campaign for the Greater Toronto Area 2017-Present