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King's participates in ICS led undergraduate workshop, joint course

King's participates in ICS led undergraduate workshop, joint course

Posted on: Jun 11, 2019

On May 23-25, 2019 The King’s University participated in the Institute for Christian Studies’ (ICS) third annual undergraduate workshop. ICS invited undergraduate students from around the world to…

From the Human Condition to Environmental Governance: Christianity in its Contexts

From the Human Condition to Environmental Governance: Christianity in its Contexts

Posted on: May 29, 2019

On May 11, St. Joseph’s College held its second annual Christianity in its Contexts undergraduate conference. Students from five local post-secondary institutions, including The King’s University,…

Exploring truth as faithfulness

Exploring truth as faithfulness

Posted on: Jan 15, 2019

by Janet Vlieg-Paquette Terms like “fake news,” “post-truth,” and "alternative facts” have become so commonplace in recent years, they slip easily into newscasts and conversation. They do not…

Seeing yourself in the faces of the poor

Seeing yourself in the faces of the poor

Posted on: Jul 19, 2018

‘They treat us how they see us.’That phrase became a defining theme for the group of Micah Centre students, instructors, and friends who travelled to Quest Mexico for 10 days.On our first day in Cuernavaca,…

Lady Flower Gardens: Dancing with diversity

Lady Flower Gardens: Dancing with diversity

Posted on: Apr 17, 2018

Lady Flower Gardens' dance with the King's Community Engaged Research (CER) team began when student Abbigail Hofstede got to know Doug Visser while both were on a Micah Centre learning tour to Quest Mexico.…

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Posted on: Apr 13, 2018

Avoiding discussing religion in public school classrooms leaves students in the dark, religious scholars and education representatives said at a King’s-hosted conference on April 11.The conference—Teaching…

Challenging society’s ideas about success: King’s conference explores blessed living in a broken world

Challenging society’s ideas about success: King’s conference explores blessed living in a broken world

Posted on: Jan 17, 2018

What does it mean to live well in a world that is so obviously unwell? This is the focus of the upcoming Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Conference, Blessed Living in a Broken World, at The King’s University…

King's and ICS to begin affiliation discussion

King's and ICS to begin affiliation discussion

Posted on: Oct 16, 2017

For years, there has been talk about affiliating two Canadian institutions in the Reformed tradition: The Institute for Christian Studies (ICS) and The King's University. King's and ICS signed a Memorandum…

Upcoming IS conference examines the role of the Church in society

Upcoming IS conference examines the role of the Church in society

Posted on: Sep 01, 2017

It might seem surprising for a Christian university to pose the question, “Does the church matter?” but that’s the topic up for discussion at The King’s University’s public Interdisciplinary…

King’s announces “Glorious and Free?” conference Jan. 18-19

King’s announces “Glorious and Free?” conference Jan. 18-19

Posted on: Jan 16, 2017

The King’s University is launching its winter academic semester with a two-day conference inspired by the upcoming 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation in July 2017. “Glorious and Free? Generous…

Seeking the peace & prosperity of our city

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015

It is tradition at King’s for the President to speak at the first chapel of the new academic year.  I chose to speak on a passage of scripture that is familiar to many. Jeremiah 29:11 made the top…

Living into our mission

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015

It has been an eventful week. I certainly didn’t expect to be speaking about Christian mission and higher education on the CBC radio program, As It Happens. I did expect, and receive, some criticism…