Paul and Social Media

As I prepared for the closing comments at MB Seminary’s recent Navigate event (What Would Jesus Tweet?), I spent some time reflecting on Paul’s world in the first century. One of Paul’s primary interests was wrestling with how disciples should follow Jesus and be witnesses in the cultures and contexts they found themselves in. I imagined what Paul might say …

Students from Class of 2021 Zoom to Graduation

MB Seminary is proud to recognize our 2021 graduates! Those who completed their degree through our partnership with the ACTS Seminaries consortium in Langley, BC were recognized during an online ceremony via Zoom on April 23, 2021. The celebration also included graduates from the class of 2020 who were unable to gather for a commencement ceremony last year. Convocation for …

2020 Impact Report

MB Seminary’s 2020 Impact Report is available for you to download. The features in this edition include:  Student Impact Story – Johnny Dodsworth explains how his education is fueling inspiration for ministry. “… what I am learning is directly applicable to the ministry I am involved in.” Johnny Dodsworth, MA student and Discipleship Pastor Navigate MAiD – hear how our …

It’s Alive!

Have you ever come across something that you thought was old and lifeless, but as you picked it up or touched it, you realized it was alive? Depending on what the “thing” was, you were either excited or terrified! Or maybe even both. Sitting on my bookshelf is a 178-year-old Bible composed of six volumes. It is huge! It contains …

Choosing to Quit

I was raised to never give up. An image was displayed on my family’s refrigerator door that I still remember. A heron is being choked by a mostly-swallowed frog who is gripping its predator’s neck in a desperate act of survival. The caption? Never give up. We love inspiring images like this. Every story worth telling involves a degree of …

Leadership and the God I See

Wherever you are as you read this, I want you to leave. I’m just joking—don’t actually leave! In your mind, though, leave this year (yes please, right?), leave your city, your work context, and if you are with other people right now, leave them too, just for a moment. In your imagination, go back to the time, however old or …

MB Seminary Restructuring

June 5, 2020 MB Churches of Canada, The mission of MB Seminary is to educate and equip men and women to help lead the Church in reaching Canada and beyond with the good news of Jesus Christ. To that end, MB Seminary serves our churches across the country through ministry collaboration and academic partnerships. On April 23, MB Seminary announced …

MB Seminary Celebrates the Class of 2020

For all that the MB Seminary class of 2020 has accomplished, they might be most remembered for what they have not yet experienced. April commencement ceremonies in British Columbia and Manitoba were postponed this year from their usual dates in April due to social gathering restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic. Amidst the uncertainty of this crisis, there was significant disappointment …