Tyndale Seminary Faculty Update

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Tyndale Seminary has 24 faculty members 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:

  • In the spring of 2014, Dr. James Pedlar, Assistant Professor of Wesley Studies and Theology, wrote an article published in the Wesleyan Theological Journal called “Ecclesial Institutions as Means of Grace: A Wesleyan View of The Holy Spirit and the Holy Church.” On March 8, 2014, Dr. Pedlar spoke at a Wesleyan Theological Society event at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. The title of his lecture was “Universal Atonement or Ongoing Incarnation? Comparing the Missional Theologies of William Booth and Isaac Hecker.”
  • On June 7, 2014, Dr. Victor Shepherd, Professor of Theology, will be named the Centre for Mentorship and Theological Reflection’s Distinguished Fellow at its 16th annual conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Church Fully Alive.” Dr. Shepherd and the Centre’s founder, Dr. Dennis Ngien, Professor of Systematic Theology, will speak at the event. The conference will launch the festschrift Between the Lectern and the Pulpit: Essays in Honour of Victor A. Shepherd (Regent College Publishing, 2014) as part of the celebration to honour Dr. Shepherd’s lifelong work as a theologian and pastor. Dr. Ngien is the co-editor of the publication, along with Dr. Rob Clements, Research Associate, Wycliffe College. For more information, visit the event's webpage.
  • Dr. David Sherbino, Professor of Spirituality and Pastoral Ministry, authored the book Living, Dying, Living Forever: Spiritual Reflections on the Journey of Life (Castle Quay Books, 2014). In March 2014, he facilitated Enrich Canada training workshops for professional counselors and clergy in Toronto and Paris, Ontario and in April 2014 was a spiritual formation consultant to senior staff at The Scott Mission. He also spoke at Muskoka Bible Centre in Huntsville, Ontario from May 23 to 25, 2014, on the theme “Developing Intimacy with God.”
  • On April 26, 2014, Dr. Kevin Livingston, Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministry, was the keynote speaker at the Ontario Annual Conference of the Association of Christian Schools International, which was held at Tyndale University College & Seminary. Also, Dr. Livingston was recently a guest preacher at Presbyterian churches in Toronto, Brantford, Palmerston and Drayton, Ontario as well as at Leaside Bible Chapel (Brethren).

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