Caleb Klassen

Team: Men's Basketball Position: Guard Jersey Number: 8 Hometown: Abbotsford, BC Birthdate: 1990 Year of eligibility: 5 Program: BA Biblical Studies

Biography

Favorite quote? 

  • "The summer insects cannot always sport in the sunshine." - J.C. Ryle 

 

If you could, what would you do to help make the world better and why? 

  • Build an orphanage school. To equip underprivelaged orphans with quality education, Bibical truths of the gospel, and to train them and facilitate their athletic, musical, intillectual, and various other giftings.  

 

What has been your greatest moment in life so far, athletically and non-athletically? 

  • Being Baptized! 

 

Who are 5 famous people that you would like to spend a day with, dead or alive? 

  • Augustine of Hippo, Caleb (Biblical Giant), Jesus, Usian Bolt, Derrick Rose 

 

Best advice you have received? Best advice you would give someone? 

  • Be a leader of men not a follower of cowards.

 

What Bible verse have you been most impacted by and why? 

  • Hosea 3 - Creates in me a deep thankfulness for the grace, mercy, and love of our Father despite our sinfulness. Daniel 4 - God exalts the humble not the proud. This is powerful illustration of the absolute authority of God and his intolerance of my ignorant pride. How humbling it is to be his child!, Revelation 4 - There is no one so holy or set apart like our God. This passage revealed to me the holiness of God and brought me to my knees in worship., Numbers 14:24 - I want to imitate the man that Caleb was. Someone with a "different spirit" and who follows God "fully".  

 

What is your career ambition? 

  • My career ambition is to cause a hallowing of the name of my Father in heaven across the earth. I hope to unleash the joy of Christ on the world as a pastor. 

 

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why? 

  • Parents - They planted the seeds of the Gospel in my life continually. 

 

A few Favorites: 

TV Show? Masterchef                                   Ice Cream flavor? Maple Walnut 

Movie? Ben-Hur & It's A Wonderful Life           Superhero? The Flash 

Meal? Sushi                                                 Piece of clothing? Long Johns 

Vacation destination? Peru                            Scent/smell? Hardwood floor 

Pro Sports Team? Chicago Bulls                    Pro Athlete? Usian Bolt 

Genre of music? Rap, Jazz, Indie Folk, RnB  

Song? Tear Down The Walls – Hillsong

Book? The Cost of Discipleship - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Course at Briercrest? BLST545: Advanced Studies in Matthew