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Alumni Bloggers

Over 200 Regent alumni maintain blogs on every conceivable subject: Christianity and pop culture, sermon reflections, theology and the arts, daily family life, book reviews and more. 

These links do not imply Regent College’s endorsement of all the views on these blogs, and we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

Mosaic Blog

This Mosaic Blog is simply the collected morsels from the daily blogs of Regent alumni, faculty and students, highlighting a recent selection of best of blogs—keeping in mind that there is much more than we could possibly share!

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Featured Alumni Blogs

This is a selected list that we refresh every season.

Many Horizons

http://manyhorizons.com/
A group of students who used to enjoy sharing their ideas with one another and reading together when they were all at Regent. Now scattered around the world, this blog seeks to continue the conversation, capturing their diverse interests and many disciplines (biblical studies, philosophy, theology, bioethics, literature) that serve and encourage the Church.

Thinking Worship by Stacey Gleddiesmith (MDiv 07)

http://thinkingworship.com/
Stacey steps into the gap between the theologian and the practitioner, exploring various areas of worship theology, keeping an eye out for the practitioner in process. Her blog includes book reviews, reflections, and examinations of various trends and practices of the Christian church.

Unfolding Forms by Brett Potter (MCS 10)

http://brettdavidpotter.wordpress.com
The intersection of theology, art, and culture in the twenty-first century, from the perspective of a PhD student at the Toronto School of Theology who also spends his time writing poetry and making experimental films.

Diary of an Arts Pastor by David Taylor (ThM 00)

http://artspastor.blogspot.com
“A diary of ruminations and happenings of an arts pastor who never wanted to be a pastor and never thought he could be an artist.”

Rumblings by Ryan Dueck (MCS 09)

http://rynomi.wordpress.com
“The kinds of things that occupy me here are ‘rumblings’ in one form or another—things that make me uncomfortable or force me to pay attention to God and the world that he has made in a way that I previously hadn’t.”

Jo Harris Swinney (MCS 04)

http://joswinney.com/index
is a writer, speaker, and editor. About twice a week she posts reflections to this particular blog where she explores the spiritual life, depression and being a writer.

The Tentative Apologist by Randal Rauser (MCS 01)

http://randalrauser.com/blog/
An exploration of faith, knowledge, reason and doubt. Randal is a prolific blogger, and has recently published a new book, What on Earth do we Know about Heaven?

Sabbath Walk by Conrad Yap  (MDIV 08)

http://blog.sabbathwalk.org/
An exploration of creation and vocation. Conrad has several blogs as well as one dedicated to book reviews.  

Soul Food Vancouver by Ron Reed (DipCS 82)

http://www.soulfoodvancouver.blogspot.com
Includes updates on Pacific Theatre in Vancouver, as well as notices and reflections on other drama and music happenings in the area.

Fellow Traveler by Rob Haskell (MCS 98)

http://www.fellowtravelerblog.com/ 
Rob is a web designer and member of the World Evangelical Alliance Theological commission, where he enjoys the opportunity to dialog with Christians from other parts of the world.




Faculty blogs and websites

As alumni, we know you love to follow the activities of your former faculty members. Here are some quick links to a few faculty blogs and websites.

John Stackhouse (Professor, Theology and Culture)

http://stackblog.wordpress.com
Professor John Stackhouse “draws on history, sociology, theology, and philosophy to explore the intersection of Christian faith and contemporary culture in North America and beyond.”

Iain Provan (Professor, Biblical Studies)

http://www.iainprovan.com
Iain Provan maintains a website about his research, teaching, and speaking engagements.

Maxine Hancock (Professor Emerita, Interdisciplinary Studies and Spiritual Theology)

http://www.maxinehancock.ca/at-windhover-place/
Maxine Hancock writes from her new home, the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia.

Paul Stevens (Professor Emeritus, Marketplace Theology)

http://www.rpaulstevens.com
Paul Stevens maintains a website about his teaching, coaching, advocating, and publishing activities, focusing on faith and social enterprise.

John Dickson (Sessional Lecturer)

http://johndickson.org/
John Dickson's blog is entitled "Speak Think Write Sing."

Paul Helm (Teaching Fellow)

http://paulhelmsdeep.blogspot.com
Paul Helm writes about philosophical theology.

Larry Hurtado (Sessional Lecturer)

http://larryhurtado.wordpress.com
Larry Hurtado’s blog “comments on the New Testament and Early Christianity (and related matters).”

Glen Scorgie (Sessional Lecturer)

http://glenscorgie.com/
Glen Scorgie's blog includes posts on various current controversial issues such as the proposed Keystone pipeline and the budget deficit in the United States.

GORDON SMITH (SESSIONAL LECTURER)

http://www.gordontsmith.com/
Gordon Smith maintains a website about his various activities, with a focus on theological education in the developing world.


FEATURED Student blogs

Et Cetera

http://www2.regent-college.edu/etcetera
This is Regent’s own student newspaper, published weekly September to April by the Regent College Student Association.

Carolyn Arends

http://carolynarends.com/site/blog
Carolyn is a singer, songwriter, speaker, and author.

Jared Crossley

http://jaredcrossley.com/blog/
Jared blogs about wrestling with theology and the creative process.

Naomi Lippett

http://www.naomilippett.com/  
Naomi Lippett's blog is about "A conversation about creativity and life."

James Smoker

http://greenwoodsnapshots.tumblr.com/
James blogs about his experiene of living in Vancouver while studying at Regent.

Carolyn Watts

http://hearingtheheartbeat.com
Carolyn Watts is a former obstetrician/gynecologist who blogs on "longing and life and the joy that seeps into places of brokenness."