Dr. David Sherbino
Professor of Spirituality and Pastoral Ministry, DMin Spiritual Formation Track Coordinator
Email: dsherb [at] tyndale.ca
BA, University of Ottawa, 1970
BTh, Tyndale College, 1971
MPS, St. Paul University, 1975
STM, McGill University, 1976
Diploma in Ministry, Presbyterian College, McGill University, 1976
Diploma in Spiritual Direction, Pecos Benedictine Abbey, 1976
DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1986
CSD (Certified Spiritual Director), Canadian Council of Professional Certification, 1999
CT (Certified Thanatologist), American Association of Death Educators and Counselors, 2002
FT (Fellow in Thanatology), American Association of Death Educators and Counselors, 2009, 2013, 2016
CSDS (Certified Spiritual Director Supervisor), Canadian Council of Professional Certification, 2010
Areas of Specialization
Pastoral Counselling, Worship, Spiritual Formation, Leadership, Thanatology.
Dr. Sherbino has been a faculty member at Tyndale Seminary since 1987, serving previously as Chair of the Pastoral Ministries Department, Coordinator of the Worship and Liturgy program and Dean of the Chapel. He is presently coordinating the master’s program in Spiritual Formation and the doctoral track in Spiritual Formation. Dr. Sherbino has served as the lead minister in several congregations in Canada and is presently Minister in Association with The Presbyterian Church in Canada.
A commissioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, he served for four years as Regimental Chaplain to the Queen’s York Rangers. A popular speaker and church consultant, he regularly addresses various church and ministry groups in Canada and overseas. He has written many articles for church press publications and has recently published Foundations for Christian Living; The Marriage Preparation Manual ; the award winning books Re:Connect: Spiritual Exercises to Develop Intimacy with God; Living, Dying, Living Forever; and Renew: A Basic Guide for a Personal Retreat. His work on spiritual formation has been produced on several videos. Dr. Sherbino is involved as visiting professor at various theological schools, including the South Asia Institute for Advanced Christian Studies (India), the Alliance Biblical Seminary (The Philippines), BGST (Singapore), and at McMaster Divinity College (Hamilton, ON).
Dr. Sherbino is teaching a course on Finding Your Way: Principles of Spiritual Direction in Spring & Summer 2024.