Tyndale giveaways, 20 free tickets to Promise Keepers & Jobs

November 2011

Tyndale alumni are a dynamic and gifted group of people. We recently celebrated fall graduation with over 110 students joining the alumni family. Half of the graduates received their B.Ed. degree and will take up teaching positions in schools in Ontario, across Canada, and around the world. I received a phone call from Iqaluit last week from a Tyndale graduate who is beginning his first term teaching at a small Middle school. Please pray for Ian and his wife as they experience their first Arctic winter and seek to be Christ's hands and feet in a needy community.

At graduation, I spoke about Christ's presence during a time of "Habar" – Hebrew for a time of "Crossing Over". Do you remember the time when you left Tyndale? You may not have been sure what God had in store for you, but in faith you "crossed over" to begin your journey.

In many ways we are in a time of "Habar" at Tyndale. We are moving out of our old campus to the new campus. We are moving away from the familiar to the new – we are not sure what life will be like, but we know that Christ will be present with us. We welcome you—the Alumni family—to take the journey with us and "cross over" to a new campus, a bright future, and the continued challenge to train young leaders to be Christ's light in Canada and around the world.

Blessings upon you,

Rev. Dr. Rob Patterson
Director, Alumni & Church Relations



Featured Alumni

Jeff Loach

MDiv '92,
ThM '11

Jeff has been the lead pastor of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Nobleton, Ontario, since January 2009. Prior to accepting this call, Jeff served as Central Ontario District Director for the Canadian Bible Society. He also enjoys serving as Clerk of the Presbytery of Oak Ridges and as an adjunct faculty member at Tyndale Seminary. This summer, Jeff celebrated 19 years of marriage to his wife, Diana.
You can check out Jeff’s blog at: www.passionatelyhis.com.

Nouhoum Coulibaly

ThM '09

On May 14, 2010 Nouhoum’s second daughter, Hannah Lydia Coulibaly, was born. Nouhoum and his wife, Karen, have three children: Joshua, Esther and Hannah. Nouhoum is the founder and president of Grace Between Nations Ministries, an organization that focuses on outreach in Toronto, Canada and Mali, West Africa. Nouhoum led two short-term mission teams to Mali in 2010 and is planning to lead another one in March 2012.

Sarah Lublink

BRS '00

Sarah Lublink, BA (York), MA (York), PhD (University of Western Ontario), has secured her first permanent teaching position in philosophy. Sarah is the first Tyndale student to have gone on to earn a PhD in philosophy and attain a full-time professorship. Sarah is now professor of philosophy at Edison State College in Florida.



Distinguished Alumni Awards Nominations

Do you know a Tyndale grad that reflects exemplary Christian character or has demonstrated excellence in his/her vocation? Nominate a University or Seminary grad for the Distinguished Alumni Awards. The details and nomination forms can be found here.

New! TALC Event

Tyndale Alumni are a living and active force. And one of the things they like to do is to get together and eat. So, here is the plan. Four times a year the Alumni are going to get together on campus, share lunch and enjoy a world class speaker. These gatherings will be called T.A.L.C. (Tyndale Alumni Lunch Conversations).

This will give you a chance to do what you do best; talk, eat and learn. The next e-newsletter will tell you about our plans to serve you – including our first Tyndale Alumni Holy Land journey.


Survey from Tyndale President, Dr. Gary Nelson

Dr. Nelson wants to hear from you! Please take 5 minutes to answer a few questions from this survey regarding your thoughts, values and aspiration for the future of Tyndale. Thank you for taking time to invest in the next chapter of Tyndale.

Complete the survey




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Upcoming Events

December 3: Christmas in the Chapel

Tyndale University College & Seminary is holding the second annual ‘Christmas in the Chapel’ concert on December 3, 2011. Enjoy a rare opportunity to hear classical music by the Elora Festival Singers in the beautiful Morrow Park Chapel. Cost: $50

December 10: Tyndale Alumni Christmas Giveaways!

Join the Alumni department at Faith Family Books & Gifts for an exciting day of giveaways! The first 5 Tyndale Alumni to show up will receive a prize. Come for hourly giveaways, coffee and an opportunity to meet other Tyndale alumni. Featured artist, Hiram Joseph, will be performing “O Holy Night”. Cost: FREE

March 3: London Promise Keepers Event

"Ignite Men’s Conference": Speakers include Jeff Johnston, John Steadman, and Rick Verkerk. Music by Andrew Thompson. The first 10 people to respond to this email will receive a free ticket! Please indicate ‘London Tickets’ in the subject line.

March 23 & 24: Edmonton Promise Keepers Event

"Built for Battle": Speakers include Stephen Arterburn and Dwayne Cline. Music by Andrew Thompson. First 10 people to respond to this email will get a free ticket! Please indicate ‘Edmonton Tickets’ in the subject line.

Past Event: Ministry Fair 2011

On October 2 and 3, students and alumni attended workshops and a plenary session, and churches and mission organizations hosted booths featuring various ministries. Read more about the event.


Tyndale Employment Opportunities

We would like to draw your attention to several positions that are currently open at Tyndale University College & Seminary. Please visit our employment website to view these job postings.


Tyndale Courses

January 2012 Intersession:
January 3-7

You can complete a full credit course between January 3 -7, 2012 during Tyndale Intersession week. Also, the winter course schedule is now available. Some courses offered include: Luke's Charismatic Theology, Spiritual Warfare, and Cross-Cultural Communication. For further details, please contact the Registrar's Office at 416.226.6620 ext. 6711 or registration [at] tyndale [dot] ca.

Winter 2012 Courses: Registration is now open »