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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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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!

How BCA Helped me Build a Foundation for Life

By Jennifer Woo  (BCA Blog)

BCA alumna Jennifer Woo ('10) reflects on the meaningful ways that God used BCA to shape her life and prepare her for her future.

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

By William Dmytrow  (College Blog)

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.

What Does it Mean to Study from a Christian Perspective?

By Jade Summerfelt  (College Blog)

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 is Community at Briercrest Really Like?

By William Dmytrow  (College Blog)

What does community at Briercrest really look like? Student writer William Dmytrow explores this question through five main areas we see community at Briercrest.

What is Discipleship at Briercrest Really Like?

By Jason Wendel  (College Blog)

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.

How Outdoor Adventure Changed My View of God for the Better

By Julia Hood  (College Blog)

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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I've gotten to know many wonderful people and learn from both teachers and students. Faculty members were very open to answering questions and clarifying expectations so that I could do the best work possible and learn as much as I could from them.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (College)