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Serving God Somewhere New

Posted: Thursday May 12, 2016

“God has given us the last [few] years here to grow intellectually, to learn how to love Him more – to soak up truth, knowledge and His compassion like a sponge so that we can now spread those to a broken world that needs to know Him,” said Brent Bonvanie [BA Hons. English],...

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Master’s Seminary and Tyndale Seminary sign new agreement to offer MTS – Pentecostal Studies

Posted: Tuesday May 10, 2016

As part of the celebration of a 20-year partnership between Tyndale Seminary and Master’s Seminary, the two schools signed a new  Memorandum of Understanding to launch the Master of Theological Studies (MTS)  – Pentecostal Studies program into the next chapter. Rev. Rich Janes...

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Tyndale Seminary professor retirement

Thank you for your service: Dr. Barbara Leung Lai and Dr. Vincent Poon retire

Posted: Friday May 6, 2016

With gratitude for years of outstanding service, Tyndale Seminary celebrates professors Dr. Barbara Leung Lai and Dr. Vincent Poon, who will retire at the end of June, 2016, and begin new chapters in their lifelong service to God. For 19 and a half years, Dr. Barbara Leung Lai has served with...

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First Nations Christian Writers Volume 1

Tyndale University College student publishes essay 'Not Just a Statistic'

Posted: Tuesday May 3, 2016

Tyndale University College congratulates Naomi Peters [BA Psychology 2019] on the publication of her essay in the book First Nations Christian Writers Volume 1. Naomi’s essay Not Just a Statistic, explores the issue of violence faced by Indigenous women. Headline after headline and recent...

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Students studying for exams

Survivor: Exam Edition

Posted: Thursday April 7, 2016

Exam season is fast approaching. With classes winding down, we asked students and professors to share with us some of their best study tips. Here are some of the responses we received: “I don’t just make cue cards, read through them and try to press that all into my mind. Instead, I...

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Booth University College & Tyndale Seminary to offer MTS – Salvation Army Studies

Posted: Thursday March 31, 2016

Tyndale Seminary and Booth University College signed a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding to offer a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) – Salvation Army Studies. Dr. Donald Burke, President of Booth University College and Dr. Gary Nelson, President of Tyndale Seminary, signed the...

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The Season of Lent at Tyndale

Posted: Tuesday March 22, 2016

Tyndale University College & Seminary celebrated the beginning of the season of Lent with a special Ash Wednesday service. The service included ancient liturgy, and the community was invited to receive the sign of the cross, representing Christ’s suffering and our sin. Historically, the...

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Shiraz Siddique

Investing in People

Posted: Thursday March 17, 2016

“I think we need to be active in our roles and understand that we are strategically placed to bring people into the Kingdom,” says Shiraz Siddique [MTS Modular 2016]. Currently working as a manager at Primus Telecommunications, he says working in a secular environment gives him an...

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Marion Ahrens

In Memoriam: Marion Ahrens

Posted: Friday March 11, 2016

The Tyndale University College & Seminary community is deeply saddened by the loss of Marion Ahrens, who died suddenly at her home on March 4, 2016. Marion was a beloved and dedicated part-time instructor of Tyndale’s Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) program. Marion began her involvement...

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Faith & Doubt

Faith and Doubt Symposium at Tyndale University College & Seminary

Posted: Tuesday March 8, 2016

“I think it’s natural for believers to go through periods of doubt,” says Dr. Paul Franks, Associate Professor of Philosophy. Faith, doubt and their relationship have been questioned and debated for centuries. Are faith and doubt related? There are many different perspectives and...

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Ryan Richards

Meeting Children at the Door

Posted: Wednesday March 2, 2016

Ryan Richards [BEd 2009] knows that every child who walks into his classroom comes with his or her own story. For many of Ryan’s “at risk” students, that story can include such issues as a destructive home life, bullying, or even trouble with the law. “I’ve had...

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Women's Volleyball

A season of growth for Women’s Volleyball

Posted: Thursday February 18, 2016

The Women’s Volleyball team at Tyndale have come a long way this season, according to coach Sam Song. The Guardians season kicked off in September, and the team competed in their first tournament in November. For some players, it was their first time ever participating in a volleyball...

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Sanctuary chapel

Creating a sanctuary for students

Posted: Thursday February 11, 2016

Sean Yunus [BA Biblical Studies 2018] wanted to give students something new at Sunday night chapel. He approached Joan Devries, Dean of Chapel & Student Formation at Tyndale, and made a request to do something a little more casual and flexible with the service. He developed Sanctuary, a...

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Steve Boctor

Tyndale alumnus Steve Boctor publishes book on parenting

Posted: Tuesday February 9, 2016

Steve Boctor [MDiv 1997] has experienced first-hand how foundational families are to our culture. He believes the direction in which society moves is dependent on how strong, healthy and godly families are. This is what drove Steve to write his practical book titled The ABC’s of Parenting: 26...

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Adam Wood

In Remembrance of Adam Wood

Posted: Wednesday February 3, 2016

The Tyndale community send their love and condolences to the family and friends of Adam Wood. Adam, 35, was an alumnus of the Tyndale Venture program (2004) whose life was cut short in the La Loche tragedy on January 22, 2016. He was one of four people who lost their lives during the attack, and...

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