Dan Sheffield

Rev. Dan Sheffield

Sessional Instructor

 Email: dsheffield [at] tyndale.ca

Academic Credentials

BA (Biblical Studies), Providence University, 1988
MRE, McMaster Divinity College, 2001
Post-Grad Cert – Intercultural Studies, U of British Columbia, 2009
Post-Grad Cert – Adult Learning & Development, OISE, U of Toronto, 2016

Areas of Specialization

Contextual ministry, Mission history, Wesleyan studies, Christian formation, and Intercultural studies


Dan Sheffield has been a Sessional Instructor at Tyndale since 2007, while serving as Director of Global & Intercultural Ministries for the Free Methodist Church in Canada (2002-2017), and leading a house church community in Hamilton, ON (2009-2017). Dan and his wife Kathy served as educational missionaries with WEC Intl in Egypt and South Africa (1988-1990), and then returned to South Africa as church planters and community development facilitators (1994-1999). He is the author of two books, as well as multiple book chapters and academic research articles.

Dan currently serves as the pastor of Grapeview Free Methodist Church, a culturally diverse congregation in St Catharines, ON (2017-present).

Dan is teaching a course on Intercultural Competence for Ministry in Spring & Summer 2024.

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