Spiritual Formation Track Faculty

David Sherbino

Track Leader, Professor of Spirituality and Pastoral Ministry

David Sherbino has been a faculty member at Tyndale Seminary since 1987. He has over 30 years of experience as a minister and in teaching pastoral and spiritual formation in seminars around the world. He is a popular speaker and church consultant, regularly addressing various church and ministry groups around the world.

Len Hjalmarson

Len Hjalmarson pastors at First Baptist Church in Thunder Bay and teaches at George Fox College and McMaster Divinity College. He has written and taught on leadership and spiritual formation and is presently working on a collaborative project mapping the spiritual geography of Canada’s urban centres.

Jim Wilhoit

Jim Wilhoit is Professor of Core Studies and Scripture Press Chair of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College and has taught for over 35 years. He has written extensively on Christian education and spiritual formation and is a consulting editor for the Journal of Spiritual Formation & Soul Care.

Marilyn Draper

Marilyn Draper

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology

Marilyn Draper is the Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and has theological expertise along with years of frontline experience as a church planter, pastor and campus ministry worker. Along with several published works, she is an experienced lecturer, preacher and speaker.

Wil Hernandez

Wil Hernandez

Wil Hernandez is the founder and executive director of CentreQuest and manager of the Nouwen Legacy Associates. He is a trained councilor and spiritual director, he regularly conducts retreats across North America and abroad and teaches on the spirituality of Henri Nouwen in various Protestant and Catholic seminaries and universities.

Patrick Franklin

Patrick Franklin

Associate Professor of Theology

Patrick Franklin is the Associate Professor of Theology and has extensive experience as a highly regarded scholar, published author, accomplished teacher and seasoned ministry practitioner. He has served in church leadership and campus ministry and has taught in Manitoba as the Associate Professor of Theology & Ethics.

Neal Siler

Neal Siler is the Senior Pastor of First Shiloh Baptist Church, a clinician and the founder of The Healing Place Center for Counselling and Spiritual Formation. He holds a PhD in Counselling Psychology and a DMin in Formal Counselling.