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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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Closing the Gap on Social Distancing

By Sid Koop  (Parent's Blog)

Even in a time of social distancing, activities related to smartphones and digital media are linked to less happiness in youth. Sid Koop shares advice on how to close this gap and help our kids towards social, mental, and spiritual health.

9 Ways to Pay for Your First Year at College

By Adam McNeil  (College Blog)

Private Christian education is expensive. However, each year students tell us that the cost is worth it, and more accessible than they thought. The average Briercrest student uses four sources to pay for school—here are nine you should know about!

Why Living in Dorm Makes a Difference

By Spencer Meisner  (College Blog)

At Briercrest College, dorm life is the foundation of our community and over 80% of students start in dorm. Here are three reasons why living in dorm will change your college experience for the better.

What Are We Asking of Technology?

By Joel Houston

Modern technology is radically altering our lives. Is uncritical acceptance of new technologies the right way forward for us as Christians? Joel Houston, PhD, poses six questions we should be asking of technology before we welcome it into our lives.

Mentorship Matters

By Sid Koop  (Parent's Blog)

Recent studies discovered that Christian mentorship is simply too important not to do. Here are some ways you can encourage mentorship for your kids and their friends.

Am I a Bad Christian Because I Deal with Anxiety or Depression?

By Sari Faith  (College Blog)

Sari Faith, former Director of Counselling and Health Services at Briercrest, dismantles lies about mental illness in this special Bell Let's Talk Day post.

Let's Talk About Bell Let's Talk

By Cody Matchett

How can we move from awareness to action? What should our goals be when we talk about mental health? Cody Matchett explores ways to heal the 7 lost human connections that can get overlooked in our cultural conversation surrounding mental health.

Light

By Truitt Wiensz

Follow along as Dr. Truitt Wiensz describes the wonder of light throughout Scripture and science.

4 Ways to Help our Kids Own Their Faith

By Sid Koop  (Parent's Blog)

How can we help our kids own their faith? And how can we stay the course when the road seems rocky? Sid Koop offers practical advice for parents of emerging adults.

Many hats, many benefits

By Carl Hinderager

Everyone's favourite NT professor/basketball coach/outfitter/guitar player/baby calf defender, Carl Hinderager, PhD, shares the advantages of wearing more than one hat in an age of specialization.

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Anyone who wants to leverage their ministry, and influence for the Kingdom should take the MALM (Master of Arts in Leadership and Management). If you are serious about making a difference in this world, Briercrest's MALM is a great experience.
Andy Gabruch (Seminary)