What's Happening at Tyndale

Students studying for exams
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...

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...

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,...

Shiraz Siddique
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...

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...

Faith & Doubt
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...

Ryan Richards
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...

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...

Sanctuary chapel
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...

Steve Boctor
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...

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...

The Guardians
Posted: 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...

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Posted: 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...

Bayview Campus
Posted: 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...

Dr. Benjamin Reynolds
Posted: Tuesday January 5, 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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