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December 07, 2012

Marketplace Institute Establishes Relationship with Hong Kong University

In December 2012, the Regent College Marketplace Institute entered into a relationship with Hong Kong University's Faith and Global Engagement initiative. The partnership currently involves six joint events between the two institutions. The first took place on November 23-24, 2012 in Hong Kong. Regent College faculty and staff members Pau...

December 04, 2012

Spark a movement

In November 2012, we launched a social mobilization campaign called "Spark a Movement" to help spread the word about Regent. While most people come to Regent because they've been referred by someone they know, it’s also surprising how few people have heard about us. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about how Regent's programs a...


December 03, 2012


In January 2013, students who register for the Old Testament and New Testament Foundations distance education courses will be participating in a new model of distance learning. The model is based on the idea of studying with a cohort of fellow students to work through the material together on a weekly basis. In the previous model, studen...

November 17, 2012

MI Senior Fellow, Preston Manning, Receives 2012 Alberta Order of Excellence

Preston Manning, the first Senior Fellow of the Regent College Marketplace Institute, was inducted into the 2012 Alberta Order of Excellence on October 17, 2012. "The Alberta Order of Excellence is the highest honour the Province of Alberta can bestow on a citizen" and is awarded to Albertans on the basis of enduring contributions toward positiv...

October 29, 2012

WeMakeStuff volume 01 features 100 Christian artists from Vancouver

What do you do when the project you’ve been consumed by for the past seven years isn’t even close to meeting its fundraising target, just days before your deadline? You pray. And that’s exactly what the organizers behind the WeMakeStuff project did. With just ten days left to raise $35,000 to publish a book featuring one hundred Vancouver...

October 24, 2012

Help us turn ReFrame into a video series for international audiences

"ReFrame represents one of the most exciting prospects in Regent's history," says Dr. Jim Houston, Founding Principal of Regent College.

October 26, 2012

J.I. Packer Receives Bavinck Prize for Outstanding Reformed Contribution

On October 18, 2012, J.I. Packer was honoured with the 2012 Bavinck Prize for Outstanding Reformed Contribution to the Church, the Academy or Public Life. The award was presented by the Bavinck Institute at Calvin Theological Seminary. The Bavinck Institute is named after Herman Bavinck (1854–1921), the great Dutch Reformed theologian and aut...

October 23, 2012

Susan Madsen exhibition opens on Wednesday, October 24.

An exhibition of paintings by Susan Madsen opens on Wednesday, October 24 at 4:30 pm. Come meet the artist and enjoy some snacks!

October 23, 2012

The Laing Lectures with Rex Murphy begin on Thursday!

He's a volatile mix of insight, humour, and biting political commentary. Join Rex Murphy for a series of three lectures on the topic "From Doctrine to Doctrines: The Hollowing Out of the Christian Consensus." October 25-26. The lectures are now sold out!

October 15, 2012

Last week of "Janusz Korczak and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto"

An exhibit about the life of Janusz Korczak, a Polish-Jewish doctor, writer, and educator, and one of the world’s first advocates of children’s rights. On August 6, 1942, he was forced to gather together the two hundred orphans under his care in the Warsaw Ghetto and report for deportation to the Treblinka extermination camp.

September 18, 2012

Regent College Introduces Non-Thesis Track for Master of Theology

A number of significant revisions to Regent College’s Master of Theology program will make it easier for students to complete the degree. The introduction of a non-thesis track gives students the option to take more courses and write a major paper instead of devoting half of their degree credits to a full-length thesis. Other changes inc...

September 04, 2012

A New Online Forum for Cutting Edge Approaches to Taking the Gospel Public

The Regent College Marketplace Institute is passionate about impacting public discourse and creating change for the common good—change that transforms individuals, communities, industry sectors, and the entire marketplace of ideas. The newly designed Marketplace Institute website provides a vehicle to share, collaborate, and inspire these cha...

August 17, 2012

The Voices for Peace Concert on September 28

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly to coincide with its opening session every September. In this respect, Kofi A. Annan maintained: "Peace is far more than the absence of war. Peace comes from the heart; it lives in the way we see others; it survives in the respect we show neighbours...

August 03, 2012

The End of an Era: Dal Schindell Retires on August 10

This is the first time most of us have seen the colour of Dal Schindell’s desk. The imminent approach of his retirement—which he’s been tracking all year on a prominent countdown clock on his computer monitor—has prompted Dal’s colleagues to start sorting through the ceiling-high piles of paper that have accumulated around his work station. ...

August 03, 2012

Regent College Partners with Creative World Festival on Aug 10-12 in Mission

Regent College is proud to be an official partner in the second annual Creative World Festival, which takes place in Mission, BC on August 10–12, 2012. Creative World is “a grassroots arts and justice camping festival with speakers, musicians, and workshops.” The festival is focusing on awareness-building around justice issues, and on art...

July 30, 2012

Weekend classes are intense but rewarding

Our weekend courses include Academic Writing with Polly Long, Intro to Christian Counselling with Mark Davies, Biblical & Social Perspectives on Resisting Structural & Personal Evil with Bob Ekblad, Spiritual Practice with Gordon Smith, and Systematic Theology Overview with Bryan Burton.

July 30, 2012

Evening courses let you learn at your own pace

Our evening courses include: Pastoral Care with Ross Hastings, The Christian Mind with John Stackhouse, The Christian Pastor in Historical Perspective with Don Lewis, Everyday Spirituality with Paul Stevens, and Christian Education and Equipping with Paul Stevens.

July 13, 2012

James Houston honoured at first forum for Christian Higher Education Canada

On May 30, 2012, Dr. James Houston, Board of Governors' Professor of Spiritual Theology and one of the founders of Regent College, was awarded the first annual Christian Leadership Award in Higher Education for lifetime achievement by Christian Higher Education Canada. The award was established "to honour and celebrate people who have ...

July 16, 2012

A rich line-up of evening public lectures

You know summer at Regent is underway when we start our marathon of not one, but two evening lectures per week (Mondays and Wednesdays). The line-up includes our full-time faculty and visiting summer lecturers. This is a great way to get exposed to a variety of issues and challenges facing contemporary Christians today. Lectures begin at 8 pm.

July 16, 2012

Enjoy live music at lunchtime

Tired of eating lunch at your computer? Here's a great excuse to stretch not only your legs but your soul. The Summer Term at Regent resumes in full swing on June 25 with a series of free lunchtime concerts. The line-up is as eclectic as it is inspiring, including jazz, folk,pop, rock, and innovative arrangements for flamenco guitar and C...

June 18, 2012

Regent Professors and Students Vie for Top Christian Writing Awards

On June 13, The Word Guild presented its 2011 Canadian Christian Writing Awards at its twenty-fourth annual gala event in Mississauga, Ontario. As in previous years, Regent faculty, students, and alumni were well represented among the winners. Professor John Stackhouse humbly ceded the award for best Article–Column (Series) to c...

May 16, 2012

Ross Douthat to Debate the Political Issues of Our Time at Regent College

How are Christians to think and act in a world where an "Arab Spring" appears to be ushering in a harsh winter of oppression against Christian minorities, where a Eurozone crisis is unleashing a long-dormant xenophobia on the far right, and where the American electorate remains as polarized as ever along religious lines? Join us this Cana...

May 15, 2012

Rex Murphy to rouse up church and society during the 2012 Laing Lectures

Regent College is pleased to announce that the speaker for the 2012 Laing Lectures will be the astute political and cultural commentator Rex Murphy. Murphy will deliver a series of three lectures on the topic “From Doctrine to Doctrines: The Hollowing Out of the Christian Consensus” on October 25 and 26, 2012 at Regent College. The Laing ...

May 14, 2012

Jeffrey Greenman: A New Academic Dean for Regent College

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Greenman has accepted the position of Academic Dean at Regent College, effective summer 2013. Jeffrey Greenman is a graduate of Regent College, having obtained his Master of Divinity degree in 1988. He went on to complete a PhD in religious ethics at the University of Virginia, and is currently ...

May 10, 2012

Regent authors recognized for major reference work on Christian spirituality

The Dictionary of Christian Spirituality, edited by Glen Scorgie—Professor of Theology at Bethel Seminary San Diego and Sessional Lecturer at Regent College—was awarded first prize in the category of Bible Reference at the 2012 Christian Book Awards. The Dictionary includes contributions by a number of Regent faculty members and alumni. The ...

April 30, 2012

A bold and visionary strategic plan

In the Winter 2012 issue of our newsletter, The Regent World, President Rod Wilson shared a bold, innovative, and visionary blueprint for the College’s next five years. This is an updated version of that article. Some strategic plans are humanly constructed and are based solely on observable activities and outcomes. Others, within the pa...

April 27, 2012

Mariam Kamell appointed Assistant Professor of New Testament

Dr. Mariam Kamell has been appointed Assistant Professor of New Testament for a 5-year term. The appointment is effective in August 2013 at the conclusion of her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the College. Dr. Kamell completed her PhD at St. Mary's College, University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Her dissertation was entitled “The Soteriology...

April 23, 2012

Regent faculty and students a key presence at Write! Vancouver conference

Iwan Russell-Jones, faculty member and head of the Christianity and the Arts program at Regent College, is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Write! Vancouver conference. The conference, organized by the Word Guild, brings together emerging and professional writers working in song, film, radio, and television. Write! Vancouver takes place o...

April 21, 2012

Chuck Colson, advocate for prisoners, dies at age 80

Charles W. “Chuck” Colson, an evangelical leader and advocate for prisoners, died at age 80 on Saturday, April 21, at 3:12 pm. Chuck was the founder of the Prison Fellowship and the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. During his own incarceration following the Watergate scandal, Chuck experienced a profound conversion. After leaving pr...

April 10, 2012

Regent College Website Blazes a New Trail in the Educational Sector

Regent College has always been a pioneer in its approach to theological education. And this pioneering spirit is what led the website redesign project from the very beginning. New approaches had to be embraced and established conventions had to be pushed beyond what might be expected of a graduate school or seminary website. This meant restru...

March 28, 2012

Bridge: Art by David Robinson

This exhibition of new and older work proposes a range of possibilities for a piece of monumental sculpture for a potential new development at the south end of the College. The show includes the eleven-foot-tall polymer-gypsum model for the Equestrian Monument, a piece of public sculpture that was located next to the Yaletown/Roundhouse Sky Trai...

January 17, 2012

Bruce Hindmarsh Appointed President of the American Society of Church History

The appointment began on January 1, 2012, and finishes on December 31, 2014, and includes one year as President-Elect and another year as Past-President. Dr. Hindmarsh’s responsibilities include planning the program for the 2013 annual meeting in New Orleans, chairing the council and executive committee, providing the president...

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