Briercrest Christian Academy, College and Seminary

Briercrest is a Christ-centred, Bible-anchored, and ministry-focused community that includes a high school, college and seminary. Our schools share a commitment to train students to seek the kingdom of God, to be shaped profoundly by the Scriptures, and to be formed spiritually and intellectually for lives of service.


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I kept to myself in my first year, but through RAs and fellow students, I was drawn out. It is through dorm life that I’ve experienced true community and I think that is an accurate depiction of Briercrest: it’s a small piece of the kingdom.
Nathan Budge
BA Christian Ministry

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Keeping The Faith

The Competition for Character Education report discovered that students who attended Christian higher education were more likely to remain connected with the Church and with their faith.



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What Does it Mean to Study from a Christian Perspective?

Why does it matter to study the Bible alongside other disciplines like Psychology, English, Music, or Business? Short answer: because it makes your education not only informational but also transformative. Read more!

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    January 12, 2022

    State of the Academy 2022

    President Michael Pawelke preached from John 17:9-19, encouraging the Briercrest community to live with Jesus prayer in mind: • Live with Confidence • Live with Joy • Live with Discernment • Live in the Scriptures • Live in Unity

  • December 22, 2021

    From President Michael Pawelke, Merry Christmas!

    Join the president as he walks the snowy streets of Caronport. Reflect on this year and the Advent season that is upon us. This Christmas, may the grace of God richly fill you and may the good news of His salvation lift your hearts.

  • The Briercrest Fund

    Gifts to the annual Briercrest Fund help keep tuition fees lower and make it possible for more students to afford a Christian education.

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  • Keeping The Faith

    Students who attended Christian higher education were more likely to remain connected with the Church and with their faith.

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  • Your Legacy

    We invite you to prayerfully consider joining the growing group of friends who desire to do great things for God through Briercrest.

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Most satisfying: the support and encouragement from the staff, faculty, and students that can only be achieved in this particular learning community. Most disappointing: that it took me so long to find this place.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (College)