Trustee/Alumnus Dr. Jim Leverette Passes Away
Mourning the Death of Dr. Jim Leverette ('77)
The Taylor community and the churches and members of the Alberta Baptist Association are mourning the sudden death of Dr. Jim Leverette. Jim, the Regional Minister of the ABA, passed away in his sleep in December; although struggling with health issues this year, no-one expected this turn of events.
Leading Scientist on Campus
Special Guest, Dr. Aksel Hallin, Spoke in Chapel November 21
A leading Canadian scientist, Dr. Aksel Hallin, was the featured Chapel speaker at Taylor Seminary on Tuesday November 21, 2017. Professor Aksel Hallin discussed his ground-breaking research into the nature of neutrinos and dark matter; he also offered some reflections on the relationship between his scientific research and his Christian faith.
TSSA Fundraiser Goes Big
The Taylor Seminary Students Association surpassed their fundraising goal in a campaign to help students from our sister seminary in Cameroon.
The student body set an ambitious fundraising goal of $2,000 to purchase textbooks for students from Cameroon who will be studying with our own Dr. Allan Effa in 2018. The textbooks, written by African theologians, will be purchased and shipped to students ahead of their planned course early in the new year.
onWORD Art Exhibit Winners
The E P Wahl Centre's onWORD Conference 2017 included a juried art exhibit, with eighteen artists contributing almost 30 works. Each piece deals with some aspect of Jesus' parable of the Prodigal Son.
Judging was performed by a jury made up of:
Christy Morin (Arts on the Ave)
Dave von Bieker (Bleeding Heart ArtSpace)
Jerry Heine (Alberta landscape artist)
Pam Baergen (Bleeding Heart ArtSpace)
Dr. Allan Effa, Chair (Taylor Seminary) - non-voting chair
The results of voting in the ADULT category were as follows.