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The Heart of the Matter is a Matter of the Heart

Rev. David Hearn, President of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (C&MA), addressed our graduating class of 2019 earlier this month. Here are some highlights from his address! The steps of a leader have a direct impact on those who follow! Today is your graduation day – a day in which we applaud you for your hard work, your …

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Campus Update – April 2019

Exciting changes are taking place at Emmanuel Bible College this summer! Work is now underway to sever the portion of the property we sold for residential redevelopment. You may have noticed some new fencing along Fergus Avenue. We no longer have access to the lower parking lot and have begun clearing space to expand the upper lot. This will ensure …

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Remembering Lyness Wark: February 11, 1926 – April 10, 2019

We would like to take a moment to reflect on the life of Rev. Lloyd Lyness Wark, who served as Principal of Emmanuel Bible College from 1953 to 1958. Lyness went to be with his Lord and Saviour on April 10that the age of 93 after battling cancer. Born and raised in Port Elgin, Ontario, Lyness began attending Emmanuel Bible …

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Consider a career as a Certified Addiction Counsellor!

Our Professional Studies Certificate in Addictions Counselling provides the training you need to pursue certification through the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF). Emmanuel Bible College is currently the only Christian institution to offer a program certified by the CACCF. The program includes seven week-long modules that can be completed over a period of 18 months. Each module is structured as …

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Mental Health: Learning how to support youth

At last week’s Open House, Adjunct Professor Kimberly Whyte spoke about mental health and today’s youth. If you missed it, we thought we would share some key takeaways from her presentation! We ALL have mental health In the same way that everyone has physical and spiritual health, everyone has mental health. It isn’t just a special topic for those who …

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A place where everyone knows you

You know that feeling you get when you walk into your favourite coffee shop and they know your name and remember what you like, or remember a piece of information about your life? It leaves you feeling known and cared for. That same feeling is the very thing our students experience at Emmanuel Bible College. Our student population reflects all …

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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 …