Tyndale News & Articles

Faith Talks 2011

Monday, November 7, 2011

On October 25 and 26, Tyndale hosted its fifth annual Faith Talks lectures in Christian Spirituality. This year’s guest was W. David O. Taylor, former Arts Minister at Hope Chapel, Austin, Texas and current Th.D. student at Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina. David is the editor of...

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On the Road to Bayview

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

In anticipation of Tyndale’s move to the Bayview campus in 2013, Tyndale students, faculty, and staff met to discuss values and ideas to consider when renovating the new campus. The Tyndale representatives present at the meetings were eager to voice their thoughts about how the new campus can...

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Canadian Research on the Church and Technology

Thursday, October 27, 2011

This past summer Tyndale University College & Seminary conducted a survey on how churches in Ontario use and view technology. 368 churches responded to the survey ranging from rural congregations to urban; and from 20 members to over 5,000. The churches represented a variety of denominations,...

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Searching for Sustainable Solutions to Poverty

Monday, October 17, 2011

Dr. Christian, director of World Vision India, called Tyndale students to deal with the questions and issues that people are facing “out in the streets,” and to learn to, “theologize with our feet on the ground and our hands dirty” in his seminar at Tyndale. World Vision...

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Rescuing Sex-Trafficked Children

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The United Nations estimates that over 27 million people are enslaved globally as forced laborers and prostitutes. To increase students’ awareness of this growing issue, Dr. Leah McMillan joined with Partner’s International to host guest lecturer, Smita Singh. Ms. Singh runs an...

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Ministry in the New Horizon

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Recognizing that a changing world requires changing perspectives on ministry, the Chinese Chapter of the Alumni Association partnered with the Alumni Association to host a two-day ministry fair at Tyndale, “Ministry in the New Horizon.” Students and alumni attended workshops and a...

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Intervening in Autism

Friday, October 7, 2011

Ten years ago, approximately 1 in 10,000 children were diagnosed with autism. Today, that number has risen to more than 1 in 165. Autism has become one of the prominent medical issues of our time and Tyndale students and professors are studying ways to treat it. This August and September, Dr....

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Tyndale Seminary Success

Monday, October 3, 2011

October is here and new Tyndale students have adjusted to the rhythms of the new school year, while returning students have settled in to their familiar routines. Tyndale University College & Seminary is pleased to announce that Tyndale’s incoming class for the fall 2011 semester is the...

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

In the New Testament, Paul admonishes the believers in Corinth to remember who they were before they came to the cross (1 Corinthians 1:26-30). " 'Remember' calls people back to their first calling in Christ," Emily, the 2011 Seminary Student Council President notes. The Council...

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Message from the President

Monday, September 19, 2011

The controversy surrounding the cancelled breakfast with George W. Bush has demonstrated that Tyndale needs to have clearer policies and guidelines in place so that diverse views can be expressed in a respectful and hospitable space. In retrospect, I regret that we did not have such a framework in...

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New Year, New Menu: Improvements to the Cafeteria Menu

Friday, September 2, 2011

Karen Soltau, Supervisor of Campus Services, has been hard at work this summer, with the cafeteria staff, to expand and improve the menu. Karen has improved and replaced the cafeteria’s two-week rotating menu with a six-week rolling menu in which there are many new dishes, as well as some old...

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Tyndale Announces Kevin Kirk as Senior Director, Development and Community Relations

Friday, August 26, 2011

TORONTO — Tyndale University College & Seminary is pleased to announce Mr. Kevin Kirk as Senior Director, Development and Community Relations. Mr. Kirk is a highly effective director with a successful 18 year record in Christian higher education and is well respected in the industry. He...

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To Japan with Love: A Student's Story

Friday, August 12, 2011

Friday morning, March 11, 2011, I received an urgent text message that read, “Have you heard about the earthquake that happened in Japan?” As the morning progressed messages, emails, and phone calls began to pour in inquiring about the earthquake and tsunami that had taken place. I...

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Crisis in the Horn of Africa

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The rotting carcasses of dead animals were a sight common to the desert regions of Northeastern Kenya, or at least that’s what I thought. I viewed the desert around me with the open, accepting eyes of a visitor; I assumed that all I saw was normal for the area. I thought the dead animals on...

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Chinese Officials Visit Tyndale

Monday, July 25, 2011

On July 11 a delegation from the State Administration for Religious Affairs of the People’s Republic of China (SARA) paid an official visit to Tyndale University College & Seminary. SARA is committed to promoting inter-faith dialogues in China to create a harmonious society. China is the...

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