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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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Your College Application Questions Answered

By Jori Willems  (College Blog)

Why should I apply early? Is applying committing to attend? College applications are open for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022, so we’re answering all your questions to help you have a stress-free application process.

3 Reasons Why I Love the NLT

By Carl Hinderager

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.

How to Apply for Emergency Student Benefits (CESB)

By Adam McNeil  (College Blog)

As of Friday, May 15, applications for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) are open. Read this quick guide to applying for student financial support, and then go get your money!

Church, Don't Forget About Camp Ministry!

By William Dmytrow  (Parent's Blog)

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.

Students: Here's Everything We Know about Emergency Student Benefits

By Adam McNeil  (College Blog)

Post-secondary students and recent graduates, you may be eligible to receive $1,250 a month this summer. We’re here to keep you up to date on the unfolding Canada Emergency Student Benefit and other financial supports for students.

How Coming to Briercrest as a Student Athlete Changed My Life

By Jaalah Ward  (College Blog)

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

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.

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I've really loved how much our teachers really care about our learning, and just how willing and prepared they are to answer our questions to the very best of their ability! I've really enjoyed my first year here at BCA; everyone is so accepting!
Annika Wheaton (Caronport High School)