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Why Living in Dorm Makes a Difference

By Spencer Meisner

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.

Why Do We Retreat?

By AJ Crocker

What role does a retreat play in our faith formation as Christians? Using Youth Quake as an example, AJ Crocker explores the power of retreating to the mountaintop for strengthening us in our walk with the Lord.

Mentorship Matters

By Sid Koop

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.

How to Give Young People the Right Advice

By Kaitlyn Cey

Many would-be adult mentors find mentoring intimidating. Kaitlyn Cey offers a practical guide to giving young people advice as they find their faith and their footing.

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

By Sari Faith

Sari Faith, 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.

Why We Need Church in the Digital Age

By Joel Houston

In our age of efficiency and distraction, church takes forever. But that’s exactly why we need it. Joel Houston, PhD, explains why Church should be slow, inefficient, and a little inconvenient—and in that way, completely irreplaceable.

4 Ways to Help our Kids Own Their Faith

By Sid Koop

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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I can't picture myself attending any other school after having experienced the beauty of the scholarship and community of Briercrest. It has shaped me into a lover of knowledge and tight-knit community.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (College)