What's Happening at Tyndale

Shiraz Siddique

Investing in People

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

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 (BEd) program. Marion began her involvement with...

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Faith & Doubt

Faith and Doubt Symposium at Tyndale University College & Seminary

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

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

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

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

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

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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The Guardians

Men's basketball is back

Thursday January 21, 2016

After a five-year hiatus, Tyndale’s men’s basketball team The Guardians is back in action. The team has started the season off right with two new coaches and brand new jerseys and equipment. “Having a basketball club again is amazing,” says Dan Hainaut, the team’s...

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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Exploring a Christian response to climate change

Tuesday January 19, 2016

Tyndale was joined by members of the community last Saturday for an engaging event on climate change. “A Climate for Change: Paris and Beyond” was hosted by Lorna Dueck of Context and featured special guest speaker Katharine Hayhoe. Katharine is an atmospheric scientist known for...

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Bayview Campus

Building Community on the New Campus

Thursday January 14, 2016

For Adam Morton [BA 2016], the student council president of the University College, the new Bayview campus holds both challenges and exciting opportunities. “We are a Ballyconnor-sized student body in a Bayview-sized campus,” he says. The Student Council has formed its mission around...

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Dr. Benjamin Reynolds

The anthropology of John's Gospel

Friday January 8, 2016

Dr. Benjamin Reynolds, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, is looking at the Gospel of John from a new perspective for an upcoming publication. His research is for the collaborative book Anthropology and New Testament Theology to be published by Bloomsbury/T&T Clark. The book brings...

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Christmas at Tyndale

Merry Christmas from President Nelson

Wednesday December 23, 2015

Dear Tyndale Community, Romans 5:6 says it all: “You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died...” This verse captured my imagination as I left Tyndale’s service of Lessons and Carols. If this verse had been written for Advent, it could have said:...

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Dwayne Cline

Dwayne Cline named Distinguished Alumnus

Thursday December 17, 2015

This year, the Alumni Office honoured seminary graduate Rev. Dwayne Cline [MDiv 2009] for his work as Lead Pastor of Hughson Street Baptist Church in Hamilton, Ontario, with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Under Dwayne’s leadership, the church bought a nearby warehouse to increase the church...

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University College Faculty Updates

Wednesday December 9, 2015

Tyndale University College faculty members are researching and teaching across a diverse range of academic disciplines. The following are some of the recent contributions that Tyndale faculty members have made to their field of research: Dr. Richard Davis, Professor of Philosophy, and Dr. Paul...

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