Soon?

Have you ever told someone, “I’ll be there as soon as I can,” and then quickly discovered that your definition of “soon” and their definition were not the same? Oops! In a similar way, how can we make sense of Jesus’s words that He is coming “soon,” given that John received this revelation from Jesus almost 2,000 years ago? After …

A Pastoral Response to Legalized Cannabis

Many questions have been raised since the Cannabis Act was implemented in Canada on October 17, 2018 (refer to the legalization and regulation of cannabis for more details). However, the predominant question is this: how can pastors and church leaders provide leadership and care to people who are wondering about the use of non-medical cannabis?  In response, MinistryLift has produced a video …

Connect – Dec 2018

MB Seminary’s December 2018 newsletter is available for you to download electronically. You’ll enjoy features on: A New Online Campus – the upcoming launch of the ACTS World Campus Sharing God’s Greatest Gift – an alumni story on Pastor Paul Wicki Bringing Chaplaincy Home – a program update from Dr. Gloria Woodland Furthering the Mission – Harold Janz’s story of missional giving …

MB Seminary Seeks Director of Advancement

MB Seminary is actively looking for an entrepreneurial and energetic person to become our Director of Advancement. If you have a heart to see men and women educated and equipped to lead the church and other ministries in reaching Canada and beyond with the Good News of Jesus, and are an experienced relationship builder and fundraiser, you just may be …

Connect – Fall 2018

MB Seminary’s Fall 2018 newsletter is available for you to download electronically. The newsletter features: A message from President Mark Wessner Priority areas for the next three years Alumni stories A MinistryLift update Fernando’s cultural exchange story You can sign up to receive MB Seminary email updates by following this link and completing the form.        

MB Seminary Board Update

  MB Seminary’s Board of Directors met on June 7-9 for one of its two annual in-person meetings. The Board spent the majority of its time reviewing the past year (education and finances), considering a new online delivery program, and planning for the future. Eileen Li, English Ministries Pastor at North Shore Pacific Grace MB Church in North Vancouver, was welcomed …

MB Seminary Celebrates the Class of 2018

MB Seminary recognized its 2018 graduates during commencement ceremonies held in Langley, BC and Winnipeg, MB on April 21. Eleven degrees and two certificates were conferred by President Dr. Mark Wessner in Langley and Associate Dean Dr. Pierre Gilbert in Winnipeg. The ceremonies were held at Christian Life Assembly Church in Langley and Portage Avenue Church in Winnipeg. The dual ...

Training Leaders who Equip the Church

Imagine—our country, our world, transformed by Jesus through healthy and vibrant churches and ministries, filled with biblically-articulate, mission-focused, Spirit-led, and theologically-trained pastors and leaders! Imagine—the national seminary of the MB Churches of Canada providing 250 churches, more than 550 pastors and 1,500 elders, and countless ministry leaders with theological education and ministry training that is: Nationally distributed and accessible regardless ...

We Have Reason to Praise

“How good it is to sing praises to our God” (Psalm 147:1). There are days when it feels like we have become a nation of grumblers whose every grievance demands our most urgent attention. Not that all injustices rank the same. The persecuted church worldwide, and the 100,000 unborn children who are yearly eliminated on Canadian soil barely register on ...