Evangel — Spring 2015
Jesus promised an abundant life (John 10:10). Shirley and I have experienced thirty years of abundant life in Summerside, P.E.I. Well, mostly. There have been days we couldn’t see the lines on the road and other days, it seemed the road was washed out. Life is like that.
Alberta Bible College is in the process of renewing her accreditation with the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Stanley N. Helton (B.A., M.S., M.Div., D.Min., Th.M., Ph.D.) has accepted the appointment as ABC’s President effective July 1, 2015.
Congratulations to Jordan Knorr, Luis Salazar, Jo Hirtle, Melody Pattson, Patti Chari, Rita Oke, Adewumi Olorunfemi, Robert Slimm
“I wish people would stop dying.” I assume I am not alone in missing those who have paved the way for us.
A primary gateway to transformational learning comes through hands-on experience. Every child knows this. Touch a hot stove and it hurts! Amazing how quickly that lesson roots itself deep into the human psyche. If mom says it, even with an authoritative voice, it just does not have the same impact.
The student diversity within the PACE program is amazing. As PACE numbers grow, the diversity multiplies, and God’s blessings increase. Each PACE cohort provides a taste of eternity—“where every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.”
Imagine if you will a weekend where fifty-four teenagers and youth leaders descend on ABC.
From the Trustees
As Commencement approaches, we reflect on ABC’s eighty-three years. The College was born out of the desire to produce leaders for western Canada from western Canada. Today our mission statement remains true: “To equip people for effective service and witness to Christ.”
From the Archives
The ABC archives contain many hope-filled stories of individuals who chose to be part of God’s reconciliation story. This snippet highlights one man’s faithful service from ABC graduation to the present.
”Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders, let me walk upon the water, wherever you would call me…” These were the words lifted in praise by ABC students, past, present and future on Sunday March 8.
Josh and Lindi Cowan – Hamilton, Ontario Certificates in Christian Foundations, 2003