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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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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 is Community at Briercrest Really Like?

By William Dmytrow

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

Why You Should Consider Coming to Briercrest Next Year

By William Dmytrow

Despite the new restrictions in place, discipleship and community are still happening on campus. Learn more about what life on campus has looked like this year.

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.

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.

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.

A Student's Guide to Brewing Budget-Friendly Coffee in Dorm

By Adam McNeil

Let’s dive into the world of specialty coffee! Adam McNeil interviews Briercrest alum and coffee expert Tyler Hagan (Seminary ’19) for insights to help students (or former students!) brew better coffee.

How Outdoor Adventure Changed My View of God for the Better

By Julia Hood

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!

Your College Application Questions Answered

By Jori Willems

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.

How to Apply for Emergency Student Benefits (CESB)

By Adam McNeil

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!

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