What's Happening at Tyndale

Tyndale Signs Long-Term Agreement with ACCTE

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Toronto - Tyndale University College & Seminary and the Association of Canadian Chinese Theological Education (ACCTE) signed a long-term agreement on January, 26, 2012. Dr. John Kao, Chairman of the Executive Board for the ACCTE and Dr. Gary V. Nelson, President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale...

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Tyndale Alumni Raises Awareness of Extreme Poverty

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

“Extreme poverty is living off of less than $1.25 per day…It's the challenge for 1.4 billion people,” Alan Liu shared during Wednesday’s presentation, “1.4 Billion Reasons (To End Extreme Poverty).” Alan Liu is the Canadian Director of Operations for Raising...

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Tyndale Representatives Attend the Annual Meetings of the ETS

Friday, December 9, 2011

Recently, Tyndale professors and an alumna attended the 63rd Annual Meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) and the Annual Meetings of its affiliate, the Evangelical Philosophical Society (EPS), in San Francisco, California. Professor of Religious Studies, Dr. Craig Carter; Research...

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Dr. Simon J. Gathercole Speaks at Tyndale

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The Tyndale University College Department of Religious Studies recently hosted Dr. Simon Gathercole as a guest lecturer. Dr. Gathercole, PhD, University of Durham, is a world renowned scholar in New Testament Studies. He is currently a Lecturer in New Testament Studies at Fitzwilliam...

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Faculty Present Papers at the Society of Biblical Literature Conference

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Annual Meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) is the largest conference of biblical scholars in the world. It draws scholars from all corners of the globe including Canada, the U.S., Israel, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This year six Tyndale University College...

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Fall Graduation

Friday, November 25, 2011

Over 100 students from Tyndale University College & Seminary participated in the 2011 fall graduation ceremony. This fall graduation included the third cohort of Tyndale’s Bachelor of Education program with sixty students graduating and becoming Certified Ontario Teachers. Twenty-...

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Diversity in Worship

Monday, November 21, 2011

In November, students fill the lounges and the library pouring over textbooks, coffee in-hand, as deadlines approach. Yet on Thursday mornings, the majority of seminary students on campus make their way to the Tyndale chapel, Kairos (καιρός). Kaarina Hsieh, Seminary Dean...

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Worship and Mission After Christendom

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Although worship and missions have often been separated, Eleanor Kreider explains that they are “absolutely intertwined.” During this November’s conference, Worship and Mission After Christendom, Alan and Elanor Kreider expounded upon this relationship. Alan Kreider, retired...

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Mosaic Ministry

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Church in Toronto is diverse, containing members from every corner of the globe. Traditional denominational and cultural lines are often blurred and sometimes removed altogether. The challenges facing the global and intercultural church are a daily reality for Toronto churches. Tyndale recently...

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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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