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REMEMBERING DR. TOM DOW: February 5, 1940 – December 8, 2021

Please join us in reflecting on the life and ministry of Dr. Thomas Edward Dow, who went to be with his Lord and Saviour on December 8, 2021 at the age of 81. Known as “Mr. Emmanuel,” Dr. Dow served as President of Emmanuel Bible College from 1988 to 2002, and again as Interim President from 2009 to 2012. He …

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Emmanuel Bible College Offers Enhanced New Student Bursary

Emmanuel Bible College is excited to announce that we will be offering an enhanced New Student Bursary of at least $500 to $1,000 per semester to new students for the 2021/22 academic year. The previous New Student Bursary provided $250 to $750 per year. These bursaries were made possible by the generosity of a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. …

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Christian School Foundation partners with Emmanuel to offer scholarship

Emmanuel Bible College is happy to announce an exciting new partnership with Christian School Foundation! The Foundation is partnering with us to offer scholarships to new students from Christian high schools across Canada. Seven scholarships of $2,500 each will be available: two for students from Christian high schools in Ontario and one for a student from each of the provinces …

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Alumni Lead Charity That Helps Veterans Find Healing

February 25, 2021 On a scenic country road in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, lies a twenty-one-acre horse farm with a large, beautiful home. At first sight, the property might seem unexceptional for the County, which is known for its agricultural heritage and its Mennonite and Amish residents. However, what goes on at the farm is truly extraordinary. The property is the …

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From Math Wiz to Greek Master: How Dr. Murray Baker Has Used Two Disciplines to Build God’s Kingdom

January 28, 2021 Many would think that becoming a professor of New Testament Greek would require single-minded focus and a career’s worth of laborious study. Some professors do take such a path, spending the majority of their professional lives handling Greek documents and teaching the language to students. But Dr. Murray Baker, Emmanuel’s adjunct Greek professor, has a very different …

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Professors, Students Connect through Online Class Sessions

January 14, 2021 This week, with the Winter semester underway, Emmanuel instructors are using online class sessions to enhance the student learning experience. The sessions are the distinctive feature of the newly designed Distance Education Plus (DE+), which is a modification of the College’s longstanding independent-learning format, Distance Education. The purpose of DE+ is to offer students more interaction with …

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Take Up Your Manger? A Christmas Reflection

December 23, 2020 In Romans 6:1–11, Paul draws a brilliant connection between the death and resurrection of Christ on the one hand and the Christian life on the other. Believers die, in a sense, with Christ and also share in His resurrection through the experience of the Spirit-empowered Christian life and, later, through the glorious resurrection. Believers also share in …

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‘Mr. Emmanuel’ Reflects on Eight Decades of Christian Education

December 17, 2020 This year, in celebration of the College’s eightieth anniversary, we have been posting monthly articles on the history of the College. The full list is provided at the end of this page. In bringing the series to a close, there was no better way to honour and reflect on the College’s eight decades of ministry than to …

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Academic Dean Excited to Launch Distance Education Plus

December 10, 2020 For the last several weeks, Academic Dean & Registrar Mark Thornton has been pleased to share the news about Distance Education Plus (DE+), the College’s newly crafted mode of education. This new mode will build on the existing Distance Education model, in which students learn independently at their own pace within the framework of a regular semester, …

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History: Sports Traditions Bring Students Together

November 19, 2020 This year, as we are celebrating Emmanuel’s eightieth anniversary, we have been posting monthly articles on the history of the College. From its founding in 1940, Emmanuel has offered a multifaceted student experience that has sought to help men and women become well-rounded servants of Christ. The academic aspect of the College has been balanced with regular …