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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 …

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History: Music Groups Glorify God through Recordings

October 14, 2020 This year, as we celebrate Emmanuel’s eightieth anniversary, we will be posting monthly articles on the history of the College. Over the years, Emmanuel students have been part of many different kinds of music groups, such as choirs, gospel quartets, and rock bands. These groups have ministered within and beyond the school community, playing in church and …

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Staff, Students Find New Rhythms amid Fall Changes

October 2, 2020 This semester, faculty, staff, and students of Emmanuel Bible College are adjusting to the new realities that have accompanied the Fall semester. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most courses are being offered exclusively through Distributed Learning (also known as Distance Education), which allows students to learn at their own pace, from any location with internet access, within …

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History: Teen Challenge Grads Enrich Emmanuel Community

September 17, 2020 This year, as we celebrate Emmanuel’s eightieth anniversary, we will be posting monthly articles on the history of the College. For Steve Prendergast, May 17, 2007, was a day of profound significance. For many years he had led a life fuelled by drugs and alcohol and had seen important relationships become seriously damaged. After losing the lower …