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A New Voice for Preaching?

By Blayne Banting

If a preacher preaches in a forest and nobody is listening, is that still preaching?

How Do Pastors Bounce Back from Challenges?

By Margaret Clarke

Resilience is a process that depends on a lot of factors. One of our counselling faculty reflects on what her research reveals about pastoral resilience in the face of ministry challenges.

Community during COVID

By Charity Klassen

A college freshman shares how her Briercrest experience provided much needed community during a challenging time.

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How to Choose the Right TESOL Program for You

By David Catterick  (College Blog)

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an exciting career path that can open up many different opportunities around the world. But not all TESOL training is equal. Here's how to choose the right TESOL program to reach your goals!

5 Key Time Management Principles for Christian Students

By Erin Gordon  (College Blog)

As followers of Jesus, our time is not our own. So how can Christian students make the most of their God-given time? Read on for 5 key principles from the Director of Student Success at Briercrest College!

Meet our Princi(pal) Mrs. Ike!

By Shayla Alexander  (BCA Blog)

Mrs. Ike is the Principal at Briercrest Christian Academy. During her time at BCA, she has seen God faithfully change lives. Get to know her below:

3 Life Lessons I Learned in Math Class at BCA

By Lilly Matthies  (BCA Blog)

Hear one of our students reflect on her influential Math teacher, how he helped her understand concepts, but also love herself.

Teaching Life Champions

By Shayla Alexander  (BCA Blog)

BCA alumna and teacher Shayla Alexander ('11) reflects on her time teaching Prairie Hockey student-athletes and the valuable lessons she learned from her students.

Meet a Sr. English Teacher

By Briercrest Staff  (BCA Blog)

Get to know Linda Klippenstein, Sr. English and History teacher at BCA, as she shares her heart for shaping the lives of students beyond graduation.

School After Quarantine: How BCA got back to Building Community During COVID-19

By Cheryl Crocker  (BCA Blog)

Teacher Cheryl Crocker reflects on returning to the classroom during an entirely different year.

7 Career-long Skills You'll Gain at Briercrest

By Joshua Rundel  (College Blog)

In the modern job market, the skills required are changing rapidly. Briercrest programs draw from different academic, artistic, and theological areas to form an interdisciplinary education that helps you gain essential career-long skills. Here's how!

Jennifer Woo: Thoughts from the "Front Lines"

By Jennifer Woo

Jennifer Woo, BCA alumna and Psychiatry Resident Doctor, reflects on her experience in the hospital in 2020 and her hope in Christ.

Why a Christian Gap Year will Give You the Spiritual Foundation You're Looking For

By Korey Reimer  (College Blog)

The Kaléo program is a Canadian Christian gap-year program on Vancouver Island focused on leadership, academics, ministry, community, and adventure. Read about the difference a year at Kaléo can make in your walk with God below!

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I came to Briercrest as a mature student who was very new to the faith. While I am grateful for the formal learning experiences, the relationships I formed here are what really breathed life into what I was studying.
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