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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Follow the Leader

and a little Child will lead them. – Isaiah 11:6 . Ian and I play “follow-the-leader.” Ian, being five years old, plays the part of the leader.

Need Help with Taxes?

UBC and Regent will both host information sessions presented by Canada Revenue Agency. Canadian taxes are due April 30. *Tuesday, February 22 4:30 pm-­6:15 pm, Regent College, Room 10 *Wednesday, February 23 12:30 pm-­2:30 pm, UBC International House

Watching Egypt: A Place I Called Home

We boarded a train in Cairo on the way to Lower Egypt. It was the Fall of 2003. The associate youth pastor and I (the trusty intern!) were responsible for taking the fifteen students that ranged in age from 11-13 to an orphanage in what was billed as a “Mini-Mission Trip.” We were also accompanied [...]

Holy Laughter: A Review of Stuff Christians Like

Acuff, Jonathan. Stuff Christians Like. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010. Admittedly, I was nervous to read this book. I had seen and read my share of in-house Christian satire and found most of it unhelpful, even spiteful. It’s easy to make fun of interpretive dance, church potlucks, framed Bible verses, homeschooling families—all the things that are [...]

VST Book Sale

The H.R. MacMillan library is holding a GIANT book sale! WHERE: Vancouver School of Theology, 6000 Iona Drive, Room 627 WHEN: Wednesday, February 23, 2:00␣5:00 pm Thursday, February 24, 9:00 am-­5:00 pm Friday, February 25, 9:00 am-­4:00 pm Thousands of items to choose from!! Cash, debit cards and major credit cards accepted. Please try to [...]

Apologetics Canada Conference

March 4-­5, 2011 Friday: 7:00 pm -­ 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am -­ 5:00 pm Coquitlam Alliance Church, Coquitlam, BC. Speakers include Greg Koukl, Dr. Steven Collins, Dr. Craig Hazen, Dr. John Mark Reynolds and more.

Are you interested in ministry in Asian churches in North America?

Regent College is co-­sponsoring a conference on the challenges facing Asian Christian ministries in North America. It will be held at Regent during the second reading break (Monday and Tuesday, March 21-­22). A number of leading Asian Christian leaders from both North America and Asia will be involved. Cost is $180 for the two days, [...]

2011 RCSA Academic Symposium

On Saturday, March 5, the RCSA will host our annual Academic Symposium, in which students will have the opportunity to present research papers to one another in the format of an academic conference. Come hear the variety of subjects your peers have been exploring!

Waiting Women

Long long ago… a weary woman went to the well vexed with her worthless life to quench her thirst what a surprise she had  when the Messiah she met who gave her Living water turning her into an evangelist.

“Sir Mix-a-Lot”

—onacrowdedbus— Rarely is another passenger’s HYPER-AMPLIFIED iPod personally a pleasurable experience

RCSA Conferences Bursary

RCSA hopes to support students as they enrich their studies at Regent and encourage them in their academic careers. This term, we will award up to 7 awards of at least $250 toward costs of academic conferences attended between November 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011. Applications are available outside the RCSA office and are [...]

Forget Community: I Just Want Some Friends

Humans, it is cliché but true to assert, are social creatures. We live with one another in a complex matrix of socio-politco-cultural norms and structures incorporating myth, symbols, rituals et al into our individual identities. With this as a given, what then do we make of an institution’s deliberate and formal attempt to create community? [...]

Apply now for the Charitable Purposes Fund

The RCSA has designated a special fund that is intended to support activities undertaken by members of the RCSA, charitable purposes that are connected to members of the RCSA or that fit with the Kingdom-­building outlook of Regent Students. Such charitable purposes must demonstrate the kingdom values of justice, charity, compassion, mercy and love to [...]

Free Pizza!

Thursday, March 10 in Room 13;; 12:00-­1:00 pm Come enjoy some pizza and hear about why you might consider the missional strategy of church replanting in a mainline denominational church in order to reach a community for Christ. This is the vision of Overseed Ministries. RSVPs appreciated to Jim Harrell of Overseed at

The Grünewald Guild Presents the Living Room Lectures: “Art and Earthkeeping”

February 25-­27, 2011 at the Grünewald Guild The Living Room Lectures are a series of weekend events, each organized around a specific topic and presented in a relaxed atmosphere through casual lectures and presentations, handson workshops and inspired discussions. “Art and Earthkeeping” will feature Regent faculty Loren and Mary Ruth Wilkinson and explore themes surrounding theology, ecology [...]

TA/SE Jobs

We’re now accepting application forms for Spring and Summer TA and SE positions. Job descriptions and application forms are available for viewing in the waiting area across from the Academic Secretary’s Desk (opposite The Lookout Gallery).  We’ll be taking applications until Tuesday, March 8.

A Christian Ministry in the National Parks: “Encountering God in the Wonders of Creation”

A Christian Ministry in the National Parks has scholarships available for seminarians who work for them in the summer. To receive the scholarship, students must be enrolled full time, complete their employment contract with the park concessionaire, and submit an end of season report to the ACMNP office. For more information contact Rachel Whitten, Domestic [...]

22 February 2011 Winter Issue 06

Feb 22 Winter Issue 06


February 25 is the last day to drop a course, change a course from credit to audit, or reduce the number of credit hours in a variable credit course. No refunds will be granted for these changes. March 1 is the Financial Aid Application deadline for Fall 2011 / Winter 2012. March 15 is the [...]

Conway Holy Land Travel Bursary

Applicant Submission Deadline: March 7, 2011 Dr. John Conway has generously endowed an annual $5000 bursary for research and travel to the Holy Land for a returning Regent College student within the calendar year of the award. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated interest in Biblical Studies or Church History who are interested [...]