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Breaking Down Barriers to Biblical Education

Have you heard of our Open Learning Division? We felt God’s call to explore new and innovative ways of providing training to the local church beyond the traditional model of residential on-campus learning. At its heart, Open Learning is about removing barriers to biblical education by offering training in a non-traditional format. “Our heart for hands-on ministry training shapes our …

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Interview with Joy Borutskie

Are you considering a career in addictions counselling? Do you encounter individuals struggling with addiction in your current line of work? This week, we spoke with Joy Borutskie, who recently finished her coursework for Emmanuel’s Professional Studies Certificate in Addictions Counselling and is now working in the field. Joy, why did you decide to pursue Emmanuel’s Professional Studies Certificate in Addictions Counselling? …

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Reflecting and Looking Forward

As 2018 draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on all that God has done at Emmanuel over the past 12 months. Several significant developments took place that will shape the college for years to come. We launched Open Learning. The landscape of biblical higher education is changing. We realized that we needed to look beyond residential on-campus learning and …

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The Joy of Christmas

In the midst of the bustle and noise of the holiday season, let’s take a moment to pause and reflect on the meaning of Christmas. Imagine Israel’s longing as they awaited the promised Messiah. What would it be like to await the fulfilment of a promise for many generations? Think about that for a moment. As a college, we have …

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EBC mentioned in Faith Today!

Have you read the latest issue of Faith Today? Don’t miss the article A Memorandum of Unity. The article discusses the value of denominational partnerships. In particular, it highlights the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Christian & Missionary Alliance in Canada (C&MA) and Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada (EMCC). The memorandum of understanding sets forth the terms and conditions …

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Field Education – Find Your Calling

Heather Antoni, our Field Education Teaching Assistant, discusses the life-changing impact of Field Education this week.  Field Education placements are one of the most beneficial aspects of the learning experience at Emmanuel Bible College. These placements push students to reach beyond their comfort zone and explore areas of ministry they may not have otherwise considered. Field Education also teaches students …

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Interview with David Nickerson

So what exactly is Open Learning? This month we introduce you to David Nickerson, Director of Open Learning at Emmanuel. David, what would you say is the most exciting aspect of the role that you’ve taken on? It’s the adventure of innovating in Christian higher education. For years I’ve helped various Christian ministries improve their adult education through my experience …

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The God of Billy Graham

– April 18, 2018 It’s been a few weeks since we learned of the passing of Dr. Billy Graham. That time has allowed many of us to further reflect on the impact of Dr. Graham’s life and ministry. Graham was called “America’s Pastor” but his impact was truly global. His evangelistic campaigns were organized in many countries around the world …

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Remembering Billy Graham and Evangelical Christianity

Ten years ago, I wrote a biographical paper on Billy Graham at seminary. I greatly admired Billy, and that moment provided an opportunity for me to gain greater insight into his life and evangelistic ministry. We will always remember Billy as one of the great historical figures of evangelical Christianity. Indeed, America has never seen a religious icon of such …

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A Season of Reflection

– March 1, 2018 According to Boardsource, a leading non-profit support group, taking the time to reflect is one of the most important things a governing board can. Reflect not only on what they’re doing well, but also where they’re most challenged. As such, in the spirit of continuous improvement, the Emmanuel Board of Governors has committed to do just …