Wednesday, May 31, 2017
It is with a deep sense of sorrow and loss that we announce the passing of Dr. Kevin Bruce Quast on May 25, 2017, at the age of 59.
Kevin arrived in 1984 at what was then OTS as part of a wave of faculty hired as the seminary was rapidly expanding. He embodied the new vision for the school. Born...
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Monday, May 15, 2017
Congratulations to the spring 2017 graduating class of Tyndale’s Seminary! This year we are celebrating one of the largest graduating classes in our history, over 165 students. Dr. Gary Nelson, President and Vice Chancellor, shared in his welcome address, “We are honoured by the fact...
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Monday, May 1, 2017
World-renowned New Testament scholar, Ben Witherington III, gave the keynote address for the ninth annual Wesley Studies Symposium held at Tyndale last week. Dr. Witherington is the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and a member of the doctoral...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Chris Yu [MDiv 2004] moved into a disadvantaged neighbourhood in the heart of Toronto where there were “cycles of poverty and poor choices” and “no community spaces and places for people to go,” as he noted. Renting a storefront space, he went to work to find out what the...
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
What a day of music and celebration! Thank you to those who were able to join us this year for Spring in The Chapel. Guests were treated to stunning performances by the Tyndale Community Choir, Directed by Dr. Melissa Davis, Assistant Professor of Music and Worship Arts. The audience also enjoyed...
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Friday, March 31, 2017
Pastor Phil Ralph [Bachelor of Theology 1981, MDiv 1983] sees firsthand the difficult reality of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in soldiers coming home from the frontlines. The heartbreaking reality is that “we’ve lost more Canadian soldiers to suicide than we’ve lost to...
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Dr. Marguerite Shuster, PhD, Harold John Ockenga Professor Emerita of Preaching and Theology and Senior Professor of Preaching and Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, was the keynote speaker at Tyndale Seminary Preaching Conference on March 6, 2017. We were able to sit down with her and ask her...
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
In May 2017 Tyndale Seminary will confer the honourary title Doctor of Divinity to Keith Elford, the Bishop of the Free Methodist Church in Canada.
Keith Elford is completing a twenty-year tenure as Bishop of the Free Methodist Church in Canada. During his tenure the General Conference of the...
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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Toronto, Ontario – February 2, 2017: It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that Dr. Gary Nelson, President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University College and Tyndale Seminary announces the resignation of Mr. Randy Henderson, effective June 30, 2017. Mr. Henderson has served...
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Tyndale Seminary is pleased to announce the Master of Divinity (MDiv) Counselling – Clinical Track has been officially recognized by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). This recognition means Tyndale’s clinical program supports the development of entry-to-...
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Friday, January 6, 2017
“I resolve to make this a year of living gratefully.”
In the first chapel service of 2017, the Tyndale community was challenged to join chapel speaker Dr. Janet Clark, Dean of the Seminary, in her resolve to live gratefully in the New Year.
Dr. Clark explored how we as a...
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Monday, October 31, 2016
Tyndale Seminary is pleased to announce the release of Volume 2 of Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, 9th Edition, the first published encyclopedia of religions in Canada. The 9th Edition celebrates the work of Dr. John Gordon Melton, the main author and general editor, and Dr. James...
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Tyndale Seminary faculty members are researching and teaching across a diverse range of academic disciplines. The following are some recent contributions that faculty members have made to their fields:
Dr. James Beverley, Professor of Christian Thought and Ethics, is the editor of Volume 2 of the...
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