Briercrest Blog

  • Sam Berg

    Do I have enough self-esteem?

    Do I have to love myself before I can love someone else? Sam Berg, DMin, compares the popular psychology of self-love with the Biblical command to love one's neighbour.

  • Capt The Rev Eric Davis representing Briercrest at ALERT, a Canadian military outpost in the North Pole.

    Student Story: Capt The Rev Eric Davis

    Capt The Rev Eric Davis, current Seminary student and military chaplain, shares about serving in the Canadian Armed Forces, overcoming mental health obstacles, and studying Christian Counselling at Briercrest.

  • Chris Kayler

    Poetry and the Christian performer

    Christopher Kayler, DMA, writes about being a classical pianist and finding gospel truth in unlikely places.

  • A life-changing lecture?

    About a month ago I attended a public lecture by the controversial professor, psychologist, and YouTube sensation Jordan Peterson. He's on a tour promoting 12 Rules for Life: an Antidote to Chaos, a best-selling book of moral advice.

  • Beyond Consumers

    Biblical greatness is not found in position or authority; it is found in selfless, even sacrificial service. Jesus was not asking us to see people like consumers, he was asking us to be observant to present needs as well as to deeper, hidden needs.

  • 15 Tips for Briercrest Freshmen

    15 tips to help you live your best Briercrest life

  • Briercrest President Michael Pawelke

    Thank you for your support

    Donor generosity touches every aspect of life at Briercrest, and we are committed as an institution to stewarding these gifts well. Thank you for remembering us in your prayers and in your gifts.

  • Many hats, many benefits

    Everyone’s favourite NT professor/basketball coach/outfitter/guitar player/baby calf defender, Carl Hinderager, PhD, shares the advantages of wearing more than one hat in an age of specialization.

  • Going to the movies

    Catch Professor Ken Moser’s tips for getting the most out of the “mother of all social media”: the movies.

  • What is leadership?

    What is leadership? Who is a leader? Michael Pawelke explores biblical leadership and the vision to “inspire leaders to equip the Church and engage the world.”

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Charlene Van Ee (Seminary)