What's Happening at Tyndale

Seminary Graduates
Posted: Monday May 15, 2017

Congratulations to the spring 2017 graduating class of Tyndale’s Seminary! This year we are celebrating one of the largest graduating classes in our history, over 165 students. Dr. Gary Nelson, President and Vice Chancellor, shared in his welcome address, “We are honoured by the fact...

Tyndale University College Graduate`
Posted: Friday May 12, 2017

On Saturday, May 27, Tyndale will host its annual University College convocation ceremonies. At 10:00 AM, the Bachelor of Education 2015-2016 cohort will graduate, followed by a 2:00 PM ceremony for students from Certificate, Bachelor of Religious Education, and Bachelor of Arts programs. Dr....

Ben Witherington III
Posted: Monday May 1, 2017

World-renowned New Testament scholar, Ben Witherington III, gave the keynote address for the ninth annual Wesley Studies Symposium held at Tyndale last week. Dr. Witherington is the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and a member of the doctoral...

Chris Yu
Posted: Thursday April 27, 2017

Chris Yu [MDiv 2004] moved into a disadvantaged neighbourhood in the heart of Toronto where there were “cycles of poverty and poor choices” and “no community spaces and places for people to go,” as he noted. Renting a storefront space, he went to work to find out what the...

Kaitlyn Williams
Posted: Friday April 21, 2017

Kaitlyn Williams enrolled in Tyndale’s Business Administration – International Development program because she always had an interest in humanitarianism. “Every course that I read about fascinated me, but the best part about the entire program for me is the three-month...

The Cross
Posted: Wednesday April 12, 2017

Dear Tyndale Community, We recently had our Convocation Chapel to celebrate Tyndale University College and Tyndale Seminary graduates and their accomplishments. Easter is now upon us. But before that, Good Friday. It’s a strange name, Good Friday, considering what the day really...

Harriet Thornhill
Posted: Wednesday April 5, 2017

It is with great pride that Tyndale University College and Tyndale Seminary congratulate Harriet Thornhill, Tyndale Board of Governor, who has been awarded the 2017 BBPA (Black Business and Professional Association) Harry Jerome Youth Advancement Award. The BBPA will be formally presenting this...

Tyndale Community Choir
Posted: Tuesday April 4, 2017

What a day of music and celebration! Thank you to those who were able to join us this year for Spring in The Chapel. Guests were treated to stunning performances by the Tyndale Community Choir, Directed by Dr. Melissa Davis, Assistant Professor of Music and Worship Arts. The audience also...

Phil Ralph
Posted: Friday March 31, 2017

Pastor Phil Ralph [Bachelor of Theology 1981, MDiv 1983] sees firsthand the difficult reality of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in soldiers coming home from the frontlines. The heartbreaking reality is that “we’ve lost more Canadian soldiers to suicide than we’ve lost to...

Marsha Marzouca
Posted: Friday March 24, 2017

“Children sometimes bully others due to a lack of understanding,” says Marsha Marzouca [BA Hons. Psychology]. “When we teach [typical children] about autism and how difficult it is for children with autism to make friends, they can then come from a place of understanding and...

Marguerite Schuster
Posted: Wednesday March 15, 2017

Dr. Marguerite Shuster, PhD, Harold John Ockenga Professor Emerita of Preaching and Theology and Senior Professor of Preaching and Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, was the keynote speaker at Tyndale Seminary Preaching Conference on March 6, 2017. We were able to sit down with her and ask...

Jevon Bryan
Posted: Wednesday March 8, 2017

A few years ago, a group of youth from a Toronto community housing area was recruited for a soccer camp by Jevon Bryan [BA Human Services – Social Service Work 2017]. They did not get along with each other, and some were in tough circumstances, but they wanted to improve their soccer...

Keith Elford
Posted: Wednesday March 1, 2017

In May 2017 Tyndale Seminary will confer the honourary title Doctor of Divinity to Keith Elford, the Bishop of the Free Methodist Church in Canada. Keith Elford is completing a twenty-year tenure as Bishop of the Free Methodist Church in Canada. During his tenure the General Conference of the...

Dr. Natasha Duquette
Posted: Friday February 24, 2017

If you pick the brain of Dr. Natasha Duquette, Associate Academic Dean and Associate Professor of English, on the subject of Jane Austen, you will find yourself delighted by the fascinating and, at times, obscure details that pour out. You will hear facts that might surprise you – for...

Randy Henderson
Posted: Thursday February 2, 2017

Toronto, Ontario – February 2, 2017:  It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that Dr. Gary Nelson, President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University College and Tyndale Seminary announces the resignation of Mr. Randy Henderson, effective June 30, 2017. Mr. Henderson has served...

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