Evangel — Fall 2012


Is Attending Bible College Leading to a Dead End?

Success in your chosen career is not just about interpreting information: it also depends on making connections with people. Studying Bible and Theology is about people and their many perspectives.n jobs that require relating to others, reaching out to them, building bridges or incorporating many perspectives at once, a theology major will provide an excellent foundation.

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The Restoration Movement – So What?

As a professor, the question I ask my students every class is: “So what?” This is not I implying that what I share with them is non-essential; it is me asking them: “So, what are you, personally, going to do with this information?”

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Unhindered Faith (Hebrews 12:1-3)

Our theme this year is “Unhindered Faith.” Let’s define faith along with the writer of Hebrews as “being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see” (11:1 NIV). What then is the significance of the adjective “unhindered” in our theme?

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When God Walked in the Room

For the last number of months I have been revisiting my experience of my dad and brother Alan suffering and dying. I haven’t done this so I could get stuck in the past or for the joy of reliving the emotions but because I have wanted to understand it better, specifically how it changed my understanding of God.

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Campus News

2012-2013 Student Body Retreat

Each year new and returning students get together at Pine Lake Christian Camp (www.pinelakechristiancamp.com) for two days before classes begin. It is a time for new students to learn about college life, a time for new and returning students to meet each other and it is a time to play. Adam and Jordan let the worship team. Our new president, William Raccah

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Tangible Support

What a great summer and early fall we’ve had! Between a total renovation of our Student Centre, the overhaul of some offices and a good general cleanup of the College facilities, numerous volunteers and staff did an incredible job of demonstrating their commitment to the physical well being of Alberta Bible College. More

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Keeping PACE

Unlocking the Door to the Future

I first heard about PACE in the early 1990s while a music student in New Westminster, BC. The idea that I could earn a degree while being active in the “real world” was very attractive. However, I was already active in a full-time college program and was not available to pursue PACE at the time. I continued my studies in music, obtained my

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Alumni News

Hearing God’s Voice

Remember those abrupt, gripping moments when God spoke directly to you? Maybe it was in a class, a chapel, driving in your car, or walking in the forest. I remember those moments, how real God becomes, how wonderful to know Him and how powerful yet loving His voice. He still speaks! I am convinced that our Lord is calling us to

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Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts honoring the following people:

Aileen Case, Cayley Chapman, Eileen Chapman, Agnes Hickle,
Mabel Rehn, Steven Rehn, and Lynda Tweedie
have been received between June 14, 2012 and October 31, 2012 from the following people: Elgin & June Banting, Wilbert Jestin, Colleen Kemper, Frank & Marilyn Nicholson, Laura & Mary Nicholson, Rick & Linn Rehn, Vic Rehn, and Jean Westwood


Thanks to an anonymous alumnus, the Student Centre experienced a complete transformation this past summer. From floor to ceiling and wall to wall, nothing was left untouched. The ceiling tracking and walls received a fresh coat of paint and the tile flooring was overlaid with wood-grain laminate. New appliances and furnishings replace

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Focus on…


You are encouraged to visit the 3 Streams website at www.3Streams.ca for information about the fellowship of churches across Canada known as Churches of Christ, Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ), and Christian Churches in Canada. Although we go by different names and work in different parts of the country we have a

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Thought For the Day

The Other

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, ‘Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.’ The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the and the holy man looked in. In the middle of the room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew,

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