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Willow Allen: From Christian School, to Modelling, to Social Work

By Timothy Lenko

One student's journey meeting Christ and finding the place where her gifts and his heart overlap.

Sharing Your Faith Without Losing It

By Joel Houston

A theology professor reflects on the complications and riches to be found in practicing Christian apologetics.

The Local Church and You

By Timothy Lenko

Christian higher education can never replace the time students spend in a local church. That’s why we encourage every student to find a church in the area that they can call home. The reasons are many but here are the prominent ones.

How to Model a Faith Worth Keeping

By Sid Koop

Both the Renegotiating Faith and Hemorrhaging Faith studies found that what was modelled within the family unit had a profound effect on the faith formation of the next generation. Here are some key ways to model authentic faith for your kids.

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.

3 Ways to Help Our Kids Into Adulthood

By Sid Koop

Will my kids ever reach adulthood? What can I do to help? Sid Koop tackles the questions parents ask with the help of recent Canadian research.

Podcasts

 

College Chaplain Jason Wendel and Professor Joel Houston host a live webinar to cap off their conversation about predestination and atonement.

College Chaplain Jason Wendel and Matt Blackaby look at Matthew 13 and discuss how the Kingdom of Heaven is worth more than everything we have.

Briercrest College chaplain Jason Wendel and Matt Blackaby discuss the radical call to discipleship in Luke 14.

Jason and Matt take a look at Jesus' prayer in Gethsemane and what it means for Jesus to pray that not His will, but the Father's be done.

More Podcasts

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How Outdoor Adventure Changed My View of God for the Better

The Kaléo program is a gap-year program focused on leadership, academics, ministry, community, and adventure. Read about the difference the outdoor adventure component of Kaléo can make in your walk with God below!

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Your College Application Questions Answered

Why should I apply early? Is applying committing to attend? College applications are open for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024, so we’re answering all your questions to help you have a stress-free application process.

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3 Reasons Why I Love the NLT

Hear Carl Hinderager, PhD and Briercrest legend, explain why the NLT is his Bible of choice. No matter what translation you prefer, we promise you'll find his love for Scripture contagious.

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Church, Don't Forget About Camp Ministry!

This summer, we all face the uncertainty of what distancing measures will still be in place due to COVID-19. Camps are no different, and their important ministry to this generation of youth and young adults needs our continued support.

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How Coming to Briercrest as a Student Athlete Changed My Life

First year student athlete Jaalah Ward shares how coming to Briercrest changed her life, from her relationship with God to her athletic career.

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Closing the Gap on Social Distancing

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.

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9 Ways to Pay for Your First Year at College

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!

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Why Living in Dorm Makes a Difference

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.

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Mentorship Matters

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.

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Light

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