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Dr. Rupen Das

Social justice: reflecting God’s Kingdom

Posted: Wednesday July 22, 2015

“The church is the community of God’s people, and it needs to reflect the character of God and the values of His Kingdom,” says Dr. Rupen Das, Research Professor of Social Justice, Compassion and Development. This is why the involvement of churches in social justice issues is...

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Summer at Bayview

Spring and summer at Bayview

Posted: Friday July 17, 2015

It has been an exciting year for the Tyndale community. Interior renovations at the Bayview campus are winding down, and the University College faculty are moving into their new offices. Exterior renovations are underway, with parking lots being made and expanded to create 470 parking spots for...

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Joshua Baldeosingh

Posted: Wednesday July 8, 2015

It is with sadness and shock that we share the news of Joshua Baldeosingh’s passing. Joshua, a former Seminary student and only 26 years old, was killed in a single vehicle accident outside of his current hometown of Calgary on July 6, 2015. Joshua began his Seminary studies in the MDiv...

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Living, Dying, Living Forever

Tyndale professors and alumni win annual Word Awards

Posted: Tuesday July 7, 2015

This year, Dr. David Sherbino, Tyndale Seminary Professor of Spirituality and Pastoral Ministry; Dr. Leonard Hjalmarson, Adjunct Professor; and two Tyndale alumni received Word Awards at the annual Word Guild event. The Word Awards honour the best of Canadian Christian writing in multiple...

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Desaree Rosskopf

Tyndale history student becomes National Youth Ambassador

Posted: Tuesday June 23, 2015

Desaree Rosskopf [BA History 2016] was named one of 50 Youth Ambassadors at this year’s National Youth Ambassador Caucus hosted by Global Vision. The event, which brings together the top young leaders in Canada, was held on June 5 to 8, 2015 in Ottawa. “It went well,” says...

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Tyndale mission

Tyndale Summer Missions Update

Posted: Thursday June 18, 2015

Tyndale’s global missions season is here, and missions teams are in the midst of travelling across the world. By the end of the summer, a total of four teams will have travelled to four separate continents, each participating in a variety of efforts to shine the light of Jesus around the...

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Dr. John Kessler

Dr. Kessler receives R.B.Y. Scott Award

Posted: Wednesday June 10, 2015

Dr. John Kessler, Professor of Old Testament at Tyndale Seminary, has been named the winner of the R.B.Y. Scott Award from the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (CSBS). The award “recognizes an outstanding book in the areas of Hebrew Bible and/or the Ancient Near East written in English or...

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Dr. Wafik Wahba

Seeking a deeper understanding of Islam

Posted: Wednesday June 3, 2015

The number of Canadian citizens who identify as Muslim has increased dramatically in the past 10 years, with a large percentage living in and around Toronto. “If we don’t have a clear understanding of their beliefs and social lives, we are missing a major part of our society,”...

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Connecting faith and mental health

Connecting faith and mental health

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2015

“In our culture, mental health and faith have been separated,” said Sheila Stevens [MDiv, 1996], Director of Tyndale Counselling Services. “There is a huge interest in this issue. It couldn't be more relevant.” Sheila is especially excited about the growing interest in...

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Pastor Minho Song

A lifelong and passionate ministry

Posted: Saturday May 23, 2015

“We are a community who rejoices, prays and worships together,” said Carson Mok [MDiv Biblical Studies 2015], valedictorian speaker at the Seminary Spring Graduation on May 9, 2015. He continued, referencing Matthew 10:16: “we are sheep sent by the Great Shepherd.” Carson...

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Remembering Margaret Osei-Baah

Posted: Friday May 22, 2015

It is with sadness that we share the news of Margaret Osei-Baah’s passing. Margaret, a fourth year Bachelor of Arts Human Services – Social Service Work student, passed away suddenly on May 13, 2015 after experiencing a brain aneurysm. Margaret was only 25 years old, and news of her...

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Pastor Minho Song

Tyndale Seminary presents Honorary Doctorate to Pastor Minho Song

Posted: Thursday May 21, 2015

On May 9, 2015, Reverend Minho Song received an Honorary Doctorate from Tyndale Seminary. President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Gary Nelson introduced Pastor Song, saying, “It is with great pleasure and our honour that I present for the degree Doctor of Divinity Honoris Causa, Minho Song,...

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Rachel Reimer

Embracing Future Opportunities

Posted: Wednesday May 13, 2015

“My four years at Tyndale have taught me a few things about ‘easy’ and ‘comfortable,’ namely that the easiest option is often not the best one,” said Rachel Reimer [BA Human Services 2015] at the University College Spring Graduation on May 2, 2015. At the...

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Tyndale Seminary Faculty Update

Posted: Wednesday April 29, 2015

Tyndale Seminary faculty members are researching and teaching across a diverse range of academic disciplines. The following are some recent contributions that faculty members have made to their field of research: Dr. Barbara M. Leung Lai, Professor of Old Testament, had two articles published in...

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Tyndale University College Faculty Update

Tyndale University College Faculty Update

Posted: Thursday April 23, 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 faculty members have made to their field of research: Dr. Brad Faught, Professor of History, is currently on a six-month...

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