Dr. Arthur Boers

Dr. Arthur Boers

Associate Professor
R.J. Bernardo Family Chair of Leadership

aboers@tyndale.ca
416.226.6620 Ext. 2157

BA, University of Western Ontario, 1979;
MA, Mennonite Biblical Seminary, 1983;
MDiv, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1988;
ThM,Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, 1998;
DMin, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2001.

Areas of specialization: leadership, focal living, pastoral ministry, pastoral care and counseling, spiritual disciplines, conflict, pilgrimage.

Dr. Boers has taught for Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Conrad Grebel University College, Andover Newton Theological School, and the Canterbury College D. Min. program. Prior to teaching, he was a pastor in rural, urban church-planting and inner-city settings in the US and Canada. He is the author of a number of books: Living into Focus: Choosing What Matters in an Age of Distraction; Day by Day These Things We Pray: Uncovering Ancient Rhythms of Prayer; The Way is Made by Walking: A Pilgrimage Along the Camino de Santiago (translated into Korean in 2008), The Rhythm of God’s Grace: Uncovering Morning and Evening Hours of Prayer; Never Call Them Jerks: Healthy Responses to Difficult Behavior; Lord, Teach Us to Pray: A New Look at the Lord’s Prayer; Justice that Heals: A Biblical Vision for Victims and Offenders; On Earth as in Heaven: Justice Rooted in Spirituality. He was the coordinating editor of the two-volume set, Take Our Moments and Our Days: An Anabaptist Prayer Book. He has published hundreds of articles and reviews in dozens of periodicals and speaks and teaches regularly at churches, conferences, denominational events, and retreats in Canada and the U.S. His writing earned awards from HarperSanFrancisco’s Best Sermons Competition, Academy of Parish Clergy Top Ten Books for Parish Ministry, Associated Church Press, and Evangelical Press Association. He also received a Christian Faith and Life Grant and a Study Grant for Pastoral Leaders, both from the Louisville Institute. He is a Benedictine Oblate.

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