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The Only Answer to Suffering by Ephraim Radner
The Only Answer to Suffering
Ephraim Radner

I once heard a priest address a congregation with a question: “What is the complaint I hear most from parents?” Then he answered it by saying: “they lament the fact that their grown children have stopped going to church.”  The priest went on: “Do you know what I tell them?

Fri, 2019-01-18 11:27
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Episco-Paul: Was the Apostle Paul an Anglican?
Terence Donaldson

Wycliffe's Lord and Lady Coggan Professor Emeritus of New Testament, Terence Donaldson, muses on a question that has long occupied the minds of scholars: was the Apostle Paul an Anglican?

Tue, 2019-01-15 07:00
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Put priority on Jesus by caring for those living in poverty
Will Postma

Will Postma is an adjunct professor at Wycliffe College and the Executive Director at the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the humanitarian and development arm of the Anglican Church of Canada.

Tue, 2019-01-08 07:00
Ruth Barlett
Christmas Reflections: A Strange Way to Save the World
Ruth Barlett

Ruth Bartlett is the 2018-2019 Senior Student. She is in the MTSD and the MDiv combined-degree program.  She hopes to be ordained with the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec. 


Mon, 2018-12-24 05:00
Ryan Smith
Advent Reflections: The Strangeness of Love in the Womb of Mary
Ryan Smith

J. Ryan Smith is a transplanted prairie boy and a first year PhD student at Wycliffe College who studies divine violence in the Scriptures.


Passage for reflection: Luke 2: 1 - 20 

Mary Visits Elizabeth

Sat, 2018-12-22 06:00
Michelle Quach
Advent Reflections: Celebrating Him, not ourselves
Michelle Quach

Michelle Quach is a 2nd-year MDIV Pioneer student on a leave of absence, taking care of her 6-week old son. Prior to being called to seminary, Michelle had a career in marketing and strategic management.

Sat, 2018-12-15 07:00
David Clark
Advent Reflections: Roadwork in Advent
David Clark


The Rev. David Clark is a fourth-year PhD Candidate. His research focuses on Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s interpretation of the Old Testament during the Nazi period, including the implications for post-Holocaust Jewish-Christian relations.


Sat, 2018-12-08 01:00
James Sholl
Advent Reflections: Jesus' perfect words
James Sholl


James Sholl is a 3rd year MDiv Pioneer student. He loves Jesus, people, cooking, and board games--in that order. Below, he shares his reflection for the first week of Advent on the theme of hope, based on Luke 21:25-36.


Sat, 2018-12-01 07:00
Shaun Brown
Meet Wycliffe College’s first successful conjoint PhD graduate in Theological Studies
Wycliffe College Blog

Shaun Christopher Brown will go down in the history books as Wycliffe College’s first successful conjoint PhD graduate in Theological Studies.

Tue, 2018-11-27 11:41
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The One to whom we give thanks matters
Andrew Witt

As our American neighbours prepare to launch their festive season with Thanksgiving celebrations later this week, Adjunct Professor Andrew Witt, an American, shares some of the history surrounding his

Tue, 2018-11-20 14:13