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Author and speaker Dr. James K.A. Smith of Calvin College will be on campus this Friday for the 29th Annual E.P. Wahl Lectures. Dr. Smith has been prompting a great deal of thought and discussion in recent years with his ground-breaking insights on worship and liturgy. Books like “Desiring the Kingdom” and “Thinking in Tongues” have been followed up with his newest: “Imagining the Kingdom.”

Already more than 100 people are signed up to join us on Friday, but we still have room and we urge you to join us for the 2014 Wahl Lectures.

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The BridgeThe Fall 2013 edition of The Bridge, featuring a cover story about Tyler Williams, is headed to mailboxes around the world.

The cover article discusses Tyler's move into pastoral leadership after a career as a Biblical Studies professor at NABC/Taylor and the King's University College. Tyler, an alumnus of Taylor (NABC, '88), is now the senior pastor at Greenfield Community Church in Edmonton.

Read more: Fall 2013 Edition of The Bridge Available

Taylor president Dr. David Williams has announced that Marjorie Hewitt has accepted an offer to become Taylor's new Director of Finance and Operations. She will replace John Rhebergen, who is retiring.

Ms. Hewitt comes to Taylor with a wealth of skills, and with extensive experience at schools of various sizes and types in western Canada. Most recently at two schools in BC, she spent much of her career at the University of Regina.

Marj will officially begin in the New Year -- welcome aboard!

Dr. James K.A. Smith of Calvin College will be the featured speaker at the 2014 E.P. Wahl Lectures at Taylor.

Dr. Smith, who is Canadian-born, is presently a Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. His book Desiring the Kingdom and his most-recent book Imagining the Kingdom have placed Dr. Smith in the forefront of some intriguing discussions about worship and culture, and his ideas are finding an enthusiastic audience.

The Wahl Lectures have been a significant continuing education event for church leaders, students and academics for almost 30 years, and we hope you will be able to join us on Friday, March 14th for this day-long event.

Registration is now open -- simply click here to read more and to sign up.