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Next School Year Starts Fall 2022


Study Theology a Fun, Mystical Atmosphere From Home!

Cana is where the water of the word is transformed into the wine of contemplative experience. Students, pastors and lay leaders who want a grace immersion are invited to join us for two years of theological training in an atmosphere of joy unspeakable. You can now study at your own pace with our online classroom.

John Crowder hosts this unique seminary for wild-eyed wonder junkies to be deeply established in the revelation of the Gospel of Grace. Cana offers a unique marriage of life-transforming, happy theology woven seamlessly with the intoxicating practice of the presence of God. A place where you will find doctorate level theologians and mystical ecstatics sharing the same platform. Cana is a drunken seminary. A two-year theological circus of fun geared to saturate students with the Living Word - the wine of the New Covenant.

Cana's course of study is accessible enough for entry-level folks with no theological background, yet deep enough to challenge and train existing pastors and ministers in a revolutionary understanding of Trinitarian theology not found in most other programs. Whether you want continuing education or a focused supplement to your current college or ministry school, Cana promises to deliver groundbreaking revelation for people of all walks of life. 

Cana is not just for those merely seeking a preaching career. Cana is for those who authentically desire to plunge into the Message itself – who want a deep, life-changing paradigm shift of the finished work of Christ in an atmosphere of mystical Christianity. Whether you are you called to missions, ministry or simply to life ... Cana is not just a ministry school. It is a Message School.

School Calendar:

Cana is offered as a two-year course. Each year is divided into two semesters (four semesters total to graduate). Students can purchase each semester individually or purchase both for the combined price. **We also have a Double Courseload Option at a discounted rate for those wishing to take both years simultaneously and finish the course in just one year**

After completing the first two semesters (one full year), you will receive a First Year Certificate. This is your half-way point. Then after completing the entire course (both full years - four total semesters), students will become full Cana graduates.

2022-2023 School Calendar**

Semester One: 16 Online Video Classes
October 26 - February 22 (includes Holiday break)

Semester Two: 16 Online Video Classes
March 22 - July 19 (includes Holiday break)

**The same dates apply for both First and Second-Year students, as well as Double-Courseload students.

Pricing for 2022-2023 School Year

Register early until October 1
1st Semester for Online Students: $325
2nd Semester for Online Students: $325
Full Year for Online Students: $650

Register late until October 26
1st Semester for Online Students: $350
2nd Semester for Online Students: $350
Full Year for Online Students: $700

Double Course Load Option
Take both years simultaneously for discounted rate of $1200

**Same prices apply whether you are a First or Second-Year student. You can still register up until the start of the First Semester until October 26, 2022, even if you miss the Early Bird rate after October 1. If you prefer to purchase ONLY first semester of your respective year, you can wait and register for the second semester of that year up until March 22, 2023.

Course themes:

Cana is an experiential, revelatory seminary aimed at unpackaging the Gospel in an atmosphere of joy unspeakable. Instructors include John Crowder, Dr. C. Baxter Kruger,  Francois Du Toit, Rod Williams, Dr. Eric Wilding, Matt Spinks and more. Information about our speakers and course themes are available on our Curriculum Page. They include:

- Finished work of the Cross
- Trinitarian Theology
- New Covenant Grace
- Mystical Christianity
- Contemplative Spirituality
- Supernatural Experience

Group Rates:

Church groups with 10 or more students receive a 25% discount on each registration and one additional free tuition for the pastor or group leader. Simply email us to get started!


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Meet the Cana Staff:   

John Crowder, Dean

John loves to push the envelope and provoke God's people to extreme joy. He is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and advocate of supernatural Christianity. John is on the forefront of a fresh renewal movement marked by ecstatic experience, miracles and recovering the foundational preaching of the cross of grace.

John hosts evangelism crusades, plants children's homes and equips the church at events worldwide. Along with his bi-annual magazine, The Ecstatic, John has also written seven books - Cosmos Reborn, Mystical Union, Seven Spirits Burning, The Ecstasy of Loving God, The New Mystics, Chosen for Paradise and Money.Sex.Beer.God. For more information on John, visit www.TheNewMystics.Com


Rod Williams, Senior Coordinator

Rod heads Kainos Church, a new community that has evolved out of the former Santa Cruz Church planted by John Crowder and Benjamin Dunn in California. Rod has years of pastoral experience and leadership with churches and home fellowship networks. 

Rod holds a degree in theology from Pacific Coast Bible College. He has a passion for equipping believers in the Gospel of grace and will be a regular contributing speaker at Cana.

Host a Mini Cana Intensive

Rod Williams is available to host a Mini Cana Weekend Intensive in your city or at your church. 


Contact us:

Reach us by mail at Sons of Thunder, P.O. Box 40, Marylhurst, OR 97036
Email us at:
Call us at 877-343-3245 

Sons of Thunder, 3/13/2017