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4 Elements of Great Christian Mentoring

By Timothy Lenko

Christian mentorship makes an enormous difference to the discipleship of youth, emerging adults, and adults. How can we improve our practice of something this influential?

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Why Charles Taylor? Why Briercrest?

By Joy Demoskoff

Briercrest's upcoming conference was inspired by Charles Taylor's scholarship. Dr. Joy Demoskoff explores the intersection of Taylor's ideas and Briercrest's mission.

Yes, We Do Chapel Daily at Briercrest. Here's Why it Matters.

By William Dmytrow

Daily chapels have become almost non-existent, even at Christian colleges and universities. But at Briercrest, we believe that chapel is a vital part of our daily spiritual formation. Here's why the opportunity to gather daily for chapel matters.

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 Does it Mean to Study from a Christian Perspective?

By Jade Summerfelt

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!

What We Bring to the Table: Finding Community in the Cafeteria

By Matt Durksen

Even though we do it every day, time spent eating often goes unnoticed. But eating together is central to developing community and growing as disciples of Jesus. Here’s why eating together matters, and how you can make the most of the cafeteria.

What is Discipleship at Briercrest Really Like?

By Jason Wendel

You know you want to grow in your faith. But what can you expect when you set foot on campus? Hear our College Chaplain explain how discipleship actually happens on campus at Briercrest.

Why Community is Vital in Your Walk with Jesus

By William Dmytrow

What's the value of studying in a Christian community? Hear directly from a Briercrest student the importance of choosing your school based on the community you can find, and how making the right choice can help you grow in your faith.

If you’re considering applying to Briercrest, this blog is for you. We want you to get a sense of what life is really like for our students so that you can make your best college decision. If you have any more questions, fill out an inquiry or email enrolnow@briercrest.ca. You can also apply to Briercrest College at any time.

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Weeks at Briercrest

By Timothy Lenko

Whether you are a freshman or a returning student, your first weeks help set the tone for the whole year! Here are a few things to try as you start this new chapter.

Briercrest Athletics Camps and Discipleship: An Interview with Elly Blackaby

By Timothy Lenko

Elly Blackaby, camp director for Women's Volleyball Camp 2021, reflects on highlights and the richness of discipleship in athletics.

How Did this Year at Briercrest Really Go?: A COVID Year-In-Review [VIDEO]

By William Dmytrow

So, how did this weird, unforgettable year of college really go? Hear how discipleship, community, and growth happened in dorm, chapel, and class at Briercrest this year.

Coming to Briercrest to Study Ministry? Here's What You Need to Know!

By William Dmytrow

Hear a senior Christian Ministry student present 10 'must-knows' for future ministry students.

How to Choose the Right TESOL Program for You

By David Catterick

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

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!

9 GIFs to Walk You Through YouthQuake at Home

By William Dmytrow

Bummed out you can't be here in person for YouthQuake this year? Me too. But we still get to do YQ at Home! Here are 9 ways to make this YouthQuake awesome.

7 Career-long Skills You'll Gain at Briercrest

By Joshua Rundel

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!

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

By Korey Reimer

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!

Yes, We Do Chapel Daily at Briercrest. Here's Why it Matters.

By William Dmytrow

Daily chapels have become almost non-existent, even at Christian colleges and universities. But at Briercrest, we believe that chapel is a vital part of our daily spiritual formation. Here's why the opportunity to gather daily for chapel matters.

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I can confidently say that I grew in my relationship with God walking alongside great disciplers who challenged me, encouraged me, and were intentional with me.
Shaelyn Putnam (Caronport High School)