Professor Anderson's global vision is communicated with warmth and vitality. It is fitting that her 14 years of missionary service with the Christian and Missionary Alliance were in the Philippines, "where Asia wears a smile." From 1987-2001 she worked in church planting, and then administration and teaching at a Bible College that she and her colleagues set up in Cebu City. She has continuing interests in Cebuano culture, issues of cross-cultural adaptation, and enjoys being a mentor to students. She also credits her time in the Philippines for making her an avid basketball fan and a competitive Scrabble player.
Currently the Director of People Development for YFC Canada, Dr. Andrews has also held the positions of Director of Leadership Development, National Training Director for YFC, Youth Centre Director and Campus Life Staff, and a church youth director. His professional interests include youth and family ministry, youth and adult culture, leadership coaching, preaching, and evangelism. When not working, he enjoys playing and watching soccer, cycling, and other sports, travel, movies, reading, and spending time with his family.
Carol enjoys both administration and education. She has taught ESL, EFL, and English writing and grammar in many situations. Her passion is for excellence, clarity, and accuracy.
Dr. Mark Boughan is the 8th President of Emmanuel Bible College and has an extensive background in ministry and higher education. For the past 17 years, he has served at Bible colleges in both eastern and western Canada in positions as Academic Dean, V.P. of Enrollment, and Dean of Student Life. Prior to that were pastorates in Ontario and Nova Scotia , and also providing leadership to other para-church organizations such as Youth for Christ, inner-city missions, and social work.
A self-described "practitioner with an academic bent," his passion is to see how learning and study play out in real life and to communicate in ways relevant to whatever audience he meets. His research and teaching interests are as wide-ranging as his background and so, while he has recently been advising churches and pastors on change and conflict, he also has a background in theology, education, counselling and ethics.
Chureb joined us in 1987, ten years after she graduated from EBC. She brings a heartfelt concern for students as well as a capacity for detailed work to her administrative position. She is an accomplished writer and has had many articles published, as well as a missionary biography of an EBC graduate who died while serving in Nigeria.
Charlie has served as a TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission) missionary in Chad for many years before returning to Canada to serve as a TEAM missiologist and mobilizer in Eastern Canada. He has been active in teaching theological students, and has a passion to help raise up a harvest of new workers for the mission fields of the world.
Before coming to work at Emmanuel, Tara worked with the urban poor in Toronto for Project 417, which aimed to build safe communities by fighting to protect those in need and connecting resources with the people who need them. Tara also worked as the Toronto City Director for CSM, which provided effective urban ministry experiences that transform lives, influence churches and communities, and honour Christ. Tara’s passion is to equip and empower Christians to serve Jesus through practical ministry experience.
Dr. Roy is an academic administrator and instructor with over 26 years experience in Christian higher education in Canada. Outside involvements include service as a Commissioner in the Association of Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation, participation in various accrediting teams, and service on a number of church and mission agency boards. He enjoys family history research, soccer, reading historical fiction, and architecture.
Professor Schuit, formerly a high school principal and pastor, now speaks in various churches, teaches, and runs a book distribution company.
Before coming to Emmanuel, Aaron worked in a number of clinical counselling areas, including mental health, domestic violence, abuse recovery, and general relationship and support counselling. Aaron is a Registered Psychotherapist and certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist, and has received specialized training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Gottman Couples Therapy. He has a passion for coming alongside those who are hurting, particularly those who are hurting relationally. When he's not at Emmanuel, Aaron enjoys writing, music, baseball, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Tom worked in the software field before coming to Emmanuel. He has previous experience working with Latin America Mission in Brazil where he taught spiritual formation and church history in a Bible College setting. He has been working with a number of churches in the Hamilton area helping with their discipling ministries. Away from work Tom enjoys reading and building models with his son.
Prior to her arrival at Emmanuel, Jennifer was employed as both a children’s and reference librarian in the pubic library system. She has served on a variety of task forces and committees related to literacy and lifelong learning. Jennifer brings an enthusiasm for helping students develop research skills, and has become a familiar face in EBC classrooms, creating awareness among students of the ease, availability and accessibility of library resources. When not in the library, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and of course, curling up with a good book.
Anita has been a part-time instructor of Intro to Financial Accounting and Simply Accounting at Conestoga College. She lives in Waterloo with her two children Ty and Eden.
Helen is our warm and friendly receptionist, who moved here from El Salvador. She maintains a positive outlook even on the busiest days, and is always glad to help a student or staff member with a request. She has two children, and enjoys walking and reading.
As Director of Development, John has extensive fundraising experience from his work with Promise Keepers Canada and Context with Lorna Dueck, and has been working with Emmanuel as a consultant prior to coming on staff full time. As Pastor to Donors, John has served faithfully in both full-time and part-time pastoral roles in a Brethren assembly in Richmond Hill.
When not working, John can often be found playing board games, painting miniature game pieces, or using his photography skills as staff photographer for the Honda Indy Toronto and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
Ruth Anne has enjoyed pastoral ministry with her husband, Mark, for over 21 years, as well as over 12 years as a Church Administrative Assistant. She is passionate about singing/song writing and in her spare time enjoys scrapbooking, reading, knitting, cross stitch and especially spending time with her husband and two teenagers.
Mark holds a Master of Arts in Educational Ministries with a major in Student Services. He has over 12 years experience working with college and seminary-age students in residence life, counselling, program development, mentoring, and leadership training. He enjoys running, coaching, hockey, reading and, of course, spending time with students.
Shannon is an Adjunct Instructor in Old Testament and is currently working on her doctoral degree at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, ON.
Murray is an Adjunct Instructor in New Testament and teaches at other local colleges and seminaries.
Stephen is the pastor of Woodford Baptist Church and First Baptist Church in Meaford, Ontario. He is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
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Carolyn is a sought after advisor and speaker for children’s ministries. She has worked in a number of churches directing and leading their ministry to children. She is presently the Kid's Pastor at Creekside Community Church.
Linda is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
John is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Neil is the Director of Pastoral Ministries at Christian Horizons working out of the head office in Kitchener, Ontario.
Dianne is the Congregational Life Pastor at Highland Baptist Church, Kitchener, Ontario. Dianne is a former missionary with SIM in Nigeria and also served as a faculty member at Emmanuel Bible College.
Carol is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Tim is an Associate Professor in Sociology at Redeemer College, Ancaster, ON.
Sarah is completing a Doctor of Theology degree in Homiletics at the University of Toronto. She is actively involved in several areas of broader Mennonite church life.
Ann runs her own private counselling practice in Dundalk, Ontario and serves as Supporting Clergy at the Gentle Shepherd Community Church in Flesherton, ON.
Susan is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
John is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Rich is the Senior Pastor of Faith Evangelical Missionary Church in Kitchener, Ontario
John Latta is a 20+ veteran youth worker and co-director of the Canadian Youth Network, a 14-year grassroots ministry that aims to encourage, serve, coach and resource Youth Leaders as they develop spiritually healthy teens. On any given day you will find John hanging out at a local coffee shop with a youth worker or young emerging leaders.
Ken is the Director of Worship at Bridlewood Presbyterian Church in Toronto, ON.
Jason is the lead pastor of Hanover Missionary Church in Hanover, Ontario.
Bonnie is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Randall is an ordained minister with the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada and serves as an interim pastor with that denomination.
Brian is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Steven is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Rosalita is Associate Pastor and Minister of Discipleship and Leadership at London First Church of the Nazarene working alongside her husband, Rev. Junior Sorzano.
Russell is an Adjunct Instructor with the Knowledge Elements Education Network (KEEN online courses).
Alex is the Associate Pastor of the Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church.
Das is the senior pastor of Highland Baptist Church in Kitchener, Ontario.
Elmer is a semi-retired educator having spent most of his career teaching philosophy at Medicine Hat College in Alberta. He continues to teach in Canada and overseas, and is the author of The Ethics of Evangelism published by IVP in 2011.
Dr. Dow has been affiliated with EBC since 1957 when he first came as a 17-year-old student. His heart for EBC shines through in conversation with him. He served as pastor to four Evangelical Missionary Church congregations (three as church plants), for a total of 17 years. He also taught as a faculty member at the United Missionary Theological College in Ilorin, Nigeria. He joined the EBC staff as a full-time instructor in 1965, and served as Academic Dean from 1981-1988, at which time he became President of the College. He has also held the positions of Dean of Men and Dean of Student Life. He stepped down from the Presidency in 2001 and returned as Interim President from 2009-2012. Dr. Dow is well-loved by his students, past and present.
Gary has been on the Emmanuel board since 2007. He is President & CEO of Future Edge Technologies Inc. Gary also serves on the Governance and Technology Advisory Committees. Gary is a representative of the United Brethren Church in Canada.
Phil has been on the Emmanuel board since 1990. He is the President of the Evangelical Church of Canada, as well as former Interim President of Emmanuel Bible College and former faculty member. Phil also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board.
Mark has been on the Emmanuel board since 2009. He is a Professional Engineer and Director of Planning, Design and Construction at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON. He also serves on the Emmanuel Finance Committee.
Ernest has been on the Emmanuel board since 2011. He is currently the Pastor at Living Water Christian Fellowship in Blyth, ON. Ernest also serves as the secretary for the board.
Nancy has been on the Emmanuel board since 2009. She is a Realtor with Royal LePage Wolle Realty. She also serves as Board Chair, as well as a member of the Nominations and Governance Committees. Nancy has a long family history with Emmanuel and was a staff member from 2004-2009.
Rev. Barry Klink has been on the board since 2011. He is the Executive Pastor at Markham Missionary Church in Markham, ON. Rev. Klink is also on the Emmanuel Finance Committee.
Ellen has been on the Emmanuel board since 2013. She is the Director & Founder of Living Grace Ministries. Ellen also serves on the Advancement Committee.
James has been on the Emmanuel board since 2011. He is a former Academic Dean of Emmanuel and faculty member (1991-2000). He is also a retired educator missionary, and currently works with Christian Horizons. James serves on the Governance Committee.
Peter has been on the Emmanuel board since 2007. He is the Executive Director of Mission Services of London. He also serves on the Emmanuel Finance & Audit Committee. Peter has a long family history with Emmanuel.
Wendy has been on the Emmanuel board since 2012. She is a Meeting Leader with Weight Watchers. She also serves on the Advancement Committee. Wendy has a long family history with Emmanuel and is a parent of an Emmanuel alumna.
Gina has been on the Emmanuel board since 2013. She is the Director of Marketing for The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. She also serves as the President of the Alumni Association.
Doug has been on the Emmanuel board since 2011. He is the Director of Finance at MTE Consultants, Inc. Doug also serves on the Emmanuel Finance, and Advancement Committees.
Doug is a representative for the Brethren in Christ Church in Canada on the Emmanuel board.
Joel has been on the Emmanuel board since 2009. He is one of the Regional Ministers with the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada (EMCC). Joel also serves as Chair of the Nominations & Board Development Committee, as well as being a member of the Advancement Committee.
Joel is also an alumni of Emmanuel Bible College.