Devotional Book to be Published
A year-long devotional book written by Taylor alumni, faculty and staff is about to be published. Strength for Today, which began as a 75th Anniversary project in 2015, was compiled over several years, and will be released in July 2018.
More than 100 contributors participated, including well-known figures from Taylor’s history:
* former faculty such as Dr. Werner Waitkus, Dr. Richard Paetzel, Dr. Willy Muller, and more;
* current faculty, including Dr. Joyce Bellous, Dr. Randal Rauser, Dr. Allan Effa, Dr. Jerry Shepherd, and more;
* former students, including Dr. Tim Schroeder, Dr. Lyle Buyer, Sheryl Grunwald, Dr. Stef Piva, Dr. Jeff Kilmartin, and more;
* former administrators, trustees, friends and donors – all of whom have generously shared from their life experiences.
Strength for Today will be offered as a hardcover book, and will be released in July 2018. Copies will be available at the Taylor General Office, as well as through the Taylor website and via Amazon.com.
We are so grateful for each contributor, and we pray God’s blessing on each reader in the years ahead.
Taylor Update: Spring 2018
As most of you know, Taylor is in a time of transition. We are moving forward in a number of exciting ways. All of these are things that have been developing for some time. Most of them are quite exciting. Some of them are less so.
Thirteen students graduated from Taylor Seminary on May 6, 2018, mainly with Master of Theological Studies or Master of Divinity degrees. The MTS is a 48-hour program, while the MDiv is a 77-hour program. Both attract students who are looking ahead to ministry, either as a vocation, or as a lay ministry opportunity while continuing to serve in another profession, or serving at home, in their community, or as a volunteer.
Triennial Events at Taylor
Taylor Seminary will welcome many friends and former students to campus this summer as part of the Triennial Conference of the North American Baptist Conference. The conference will take place at the Shaw Conference Centre from July 26-29th. There will be two events at Taylor on the 25th – an Open House for the White Cross Ministry (Wednesday afternoon), and a hymn sing that evening (7-9 PM).
The White Cross Open House will also be a chance to drop off medical and relief supplies for our partners in Cameroon, as numerous Triennial delegates will bring boxes of donations with them as they travel to Edmonton.