Our Team - TIM Centre

Our Team - TIM Centre

Rev. Dr. Timothy Li-Hui Tang

Director
ttang@tyndale.ca

Rev. Dr. Timothy Tang was born in Toronto where he has been a pastor since 2001.  During a mission’s trip to Asia, God called Timothy to ministry in 1996, after which he finished his M.Div. in Youth and Family Ministry at Tyndale Seminary. With over 30 years of experience working with Asian youth in Toronto, Timothy continues to seek avenues to redeem the relationships within our multi-cultural Asian communities. Tim has also completed a Doctor of Ministry at Gordon-Conwell Seminary with a focus on intercultural leadership development. He has recently assumed the role of Director of the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre at Tyndale University.

Tim is married to Joanne with their 3 children, Tobin, Mathis, & Breylin.

Dorothy Pang

Dorothy Pang

Assistant Director
dpang@tyndale.ca

Dorothy brings 25 years of experience in law, business, and executive leadership to the TIM Centre team. She is known for her strategic thinking, organizational development and is also a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and is working towards her certification in Intercultural Studies. She is also a dynamic facilitator and public speaker.

For 10 years, Dorothy was an executive leader in a large intercultural church in northeast Toronto. She is passionate about helping churches embrace the Rev 7:9 church – a place where all are wholly seen, accepted, and understood.

Dorothy is married and lives in Canada. When she’s not working, she enjoys exploring the multiethnic tastes and sounds of the city.

Rev. Andrea Chang

Rev. Andrea Chang

Assistant Intercultural Leadership Consultant

Andrea immigrated to Canada in 2013. She graduated in 2017 with a Master’s in Theological Studies and an emphasis in Spiritual Formation from Tyndale Seminary.  She is currently an ordained pastor with the Canadian Baptist of Ontario and Quebec. 

Andrea works part-time for the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre (TIM Centre) as an Assistant Leadership Consultant where her role includes research, grant writing and an intercultural development facilitator.  Andrea also works for Anchor and Serenity where she is a Spiritual Director and consultant.

Andrea is married to Nelson Chang of 14 years and is enjoying life with him in Toronto, Ontario.

Elsie Lo

Elsie Lo

Assistant Intercultural Leadership Consultant
elo@tyndale.ca

Elsie serves part-time as Assistant Intercultural Leadership Consultant with Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre, where she coaches and facilitates intercultural learning for teams and organizations. For over 10 years, Elsie has trained and developed leaders in a variety of contexts including campus ministry, TESOL, and the local church, activating their love for life-long learning in the pursuit of a more just and reconciled world. At the heart of her work, Elsie is most passionate about nurturing and centering the voices and experiences of BIPOC. Elsie lives with her family on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee, and the Wendat peoples (Toronto) with her husband Phil and daughter Raven.

Dr. Mark Chapman

Dr. Mark Chapman

Lead Research Consultant
mchapman@tyndale.ca

Dr. Chapman is Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Associate Professor of Research Methods at Tyndale University. Dr. Chapman serves as the lead researcher for the Tyndale Intercultural Ministry Centre and is a book review editor of Religious Studies and Theology. His recent research has focused on flourishing congregations, multivocational ministry, religion and immigration, projects related to new Canadians who are starting churches, and the relationship between faith communities and the settlement sector. He is married and has three adult sons.  He plays an active role at Hazelglen Alliance Church in Kitchener-Waterloo, ON.

Brian Yu

Brian Yu

Assistant Intercultural Leadership Consultant
byu@tyndale.ca

Brian Yu has been with the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre for over 5 years, where he serves as a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI®). He coaches and facilitates intercultural learning for individuals, teams, and organizations. Brian has been serving as a pastor for over 14 years and is currently one of the lead pastors of a church plant in Toronto. He's also the Executive Director of a faith-based charitable organization serving a subsidized community housing neighbourhood in York Region. Brian holds an MDiv in Pastoral Ministry from Tyndale Seminary. He enjoys reading and writing, working out, and spending time with his wife and child.

Rachel Bennett

Rachel Bennett

Administrative Coordinator
rbennett@tyndale.ca

Rachel recently graduated from Tyndale University with an English degree and is working as the Administrative Coordinator where she is involved in helping with different areas of the TIM Centre.

She was born and raised in summer camp ministry and lived in Huntsville before moving to Toronto to go to school and work.

Samantha Blackwood

Samantha Blackwood

Research Assistant
sblackwood@tyndale.ca

Samantha serves part-time as a Research Assistant with the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre.  She’s a native to Toronto, Canada and has enjoyed working as a Clinical Research Coordinator for Orthopaedic Surgeons in Florida.  Earning an Associates of Science degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Bachelor’s in English from York University, Samantha has also completed a Master’s in Theological Studies from Tyndale Seminary.  Samantha’s interests include projects related to communication, culture, and intergenerational mobility and her future endeavors include a PhD in Social Anthropology which will inform her positive contributions to diverse communities.