Briercrest Seminary

An innovative centre for graduate level ministry training, leadership development, and theological education in Canada. Our approach is both unique and intensive, allowing for meaningful and in-depth study in our modular format. Smaller classes allow for catalytic dialogue and learning and share a fundamental commitment to make biblical and theoretical truths practical and life-related.


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I want to know the Bible better, and I just have a lot more knowledge that I’ve ever had before. How do you explain it? It just feels like manna falling from heaven. It’s just falling all around me and my hands are so full and overflowing.
Donna Brown

Centre for Leadership Studies

Briercrest Seminary is offering a flexible new approach to leadership training. Through the Centre for Leadership Studies, students will be able to maximize their ministry and career opportunities by taking leadership certifications designed to equip



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Why Christian higher education?

In a time when young adults are leaving the faith in overwhelming numbers, what is the role of Christian higher education? President Michael Pawelke describes the difference Christian education can make for students.



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Why We Need Church in the Digital Age

In our age of efficiency and distraction, church takes forever. But that’s exactly why we need it. Joel Houston, PhD, explains why Church should be slow, inefficient, and a little inconvenient—and in that way, completely irreplaceable.

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  • Bookstore Associate

    Posted: January 21, 2020
    Employment Opportunity

    The Bookstore Associate facilitates the acquisition of new books for textbook sales and the library collection, and provides customer service to bookstore customers and library patrons.
  • Q and A with President Michael Pawelke

    Posted: January 15, 2020
    President Michael Pawelke answers students' questions in this special Briercrest Chapel.
  • Serving the Purposes of God in Our Generation

    Posted: January 8, 2020
    We have a mandate; a mission; a calling: to serve the purposes of God in our generation. How do we do this? President Michael Pawelke and the State of the Academy.
  • Christmas Message

    Posted: December 24, 2019
    A Christmas message from Briercrest President Michael Pawelke
  • The Briercrest Fund

    Gifts to the annual Briercrest Fund help keep tuition fees lower and make it possible for more students to afford a Christian education.

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  • Keeping The Faith

    Students who attended Christian higher education were more likely to remain connected with the Church and with their faith.

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  • Your Legacy

    We invite you to prayerfully consider joining the growing group of friends who desire to do great things for God through Briercrest.

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It was hard coming here and learning to be an academic, but now I have this foundation of Biblical and theological grounding paired with critical thinking and a faith and awareness of the Church that I wouldn't have gotten anywhere else.
Brandi Klein