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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 …

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College Gears Up for First Online Concert

November 12, 2020 This year has been one of many firsts for Emmanuel Bible College, and yet another is on the horizon. The College is preparing to host its inaugural online concert, to be held on December 1. The innovation comes in response to the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Normally, at this time of year the College would …

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How the Emmanuel Library Is Keeping Research Alive and Well during the Pandemic

October 29, 2020 This semester the Library is making some important innovations to its operations. In the spring, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the shutdown of libraries across the world, eliminating many people’s access to important resources. This urgent problem gave rise to a number of significant controversies as organizations quarrelled over what could be done to mitigate …