Dorothy brings 25 years of experience in law, business, and executive leadership to the TIM Centre team. She is passionate about creating collaborative environments where diverse teams can thrive and organizational health is optimized. She holds a Certificate in Intercultural Studies from UBC and is a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (ID) and a certified facilitator of the Intercultural Conflict Styles (ICS) assessment. Dorothy is 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
Andrea immigrated to Canada in 2013 from the USA. She graduated in 2017 with a Master’s in Theological Studies and an emphasis in Spiritual Formation from Tyndale Seminary. She is an ordained pastor with the Canadian Baptist of Ontario and Quebec.
Andrea works part time as an Assistant Intercultural Leadership Consultant who is certified in Intercultural Conflict Styles (ICS®) , and certified with Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI®) as an Administrator and Coach. Her role with the TIM Centre also includes research where she works as a research assistant.
Andrea also works for Anchor and Serenity where she is a Spiritual Director and Consultant. Andrea is a member of the Tyndale Association for Spiritual Directors as well as Emmaus Society of Spiritual Directors where she is a Spiritual Direction Supervisor. Andrea is married to Nelson and is enjoying their life in Ontario.
As a part-time Assistant Intercultural Leadership Consultant, Elsie designs curriculum and supports the research activities at the TIM Centre. She has a Certificate in Intercultural Studies from UBC, is a certified English Language teacher (CELTA), and has an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She is also a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI ®). 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 co-creating spaces of belonging and authenticity. Elsie lives with her family on land that is the traditional home of the Neutral, Haudenosaunee, and Anishinaabe Peoples (Kitchener, Ontario).
Dr. Mark Chapman
Dr. Chapman is the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and a Professor of Research Methods at Tyndale University. Dr. Chapman serves as the lead researcher for the Tyndale Intercultural Ministry Centre and book review editor of Religious Studies and Theology. His 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 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.
Mindy is a part-time research assistant at the TIM Centre. Since graduating from Tyndale Seminary with an M.Div in Theology, she has been loving life serving in the local church context alongside her husband, homeschooling their three awesome kids, and growing under the care of the Lord. She can't go to the world (for now, at least), but the world comes to her through the city she so loves ! She longs to see God's Kingdom come and for His will to be done on earth--in her own heart, her generation, and the next--as it is in heaven, so she always finds lots of things to do!
Rachel graduated from Tyndale University in 2022 with an English degree with a concentration in writing and communication. Rachel is working as the Administrative Coordinator where she is involved in helping with all the different areas of the TIM Centre from helping to plan events that foster spaces for people to engage in intercultural collaboration and support to answering emails.
She was born and raised in summer camp ministry and lives in Huntsville in Muskoka where she works remotely for the TIM Centre.