David Ferguson

From Seminary to Military: The Calling of a Chaplain

As I look back I remember my life in South Korea as an ESL teacher, wondering why God had called me to South Korea. Two years after I graduated from North American Baptist College (NABC) in Edmonton, AB, I moved to Suncheon city, Chollanam-do, South Korea. It was in NABC that I had my first exposure to Koreans, Korean culture and of course Korean food. … Continue reading From Seminary to Military: The Calling of a Chaplain

Seminary Day Testimonials

Every March, students from CSBS&C are invited to participate in Seminary Day, an annual event where students are sent throughout the country to serve at one of our many Canadian National Baptist Convention churches. Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of ways, such as leading worship, sharing their testimonies, or preaching a sermon. This year twenty students were sent out to represent CSBS&C. “After … Continue reading Seminary Day Testimonials

Huston Missions Trip

Seminary Tackles Houston Hurricane

HOUSTON – A dozen members of the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary & College family, in partnership with Canadian Global Response, traveled to Houston for eight days in mid-October to help ease the suffering of Texas residents coping with the effects of Hurricane Harvey. “Many people here at our school were very concerned for the people of the Texas coast and there was a strong desire … Continue reading Seminary Tackles Houston Hurricane

Preview Day March 24th, 2018 from 10am-3pm

Preview Day

On Saturday, March 24, CSBS&C is opening its doors to prospective students with Preview Day — an opportunity for them to get a sampling of the enriching classroom experience and warm community life that receive glowing reviews from grads. Whether seeking a Bible college or seminary training, men and women of all ages are invited to visit the beautiful Cochrane campus in the foothills of the Canadian … Continue reading Preview Day

Mike Blackaby returns to grandfather’s stomping grounds

VICTORIA, B.C. – In the same province in which Baptist statesman Henry Blackaby played as a child, where his banker father started a church because there wasn’t one, in the very area where Henry Blackaby prayed for more churches, his oldest grandson is planting a church. It’s not going to be easy. Mike Blackaby with his wife Sarah and their two sons, Everett, 3, and … Continue reading Mike Blackaby returns to grandfather’s stomping grounds

Bob Spears

July 24, 1933 – January 6, 2018 Robert “Bob” Spears, a longtime Canadian Southern Baptist, of Cochrane, AB, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 84 years. In early adulthood, Bob studied piano building and tuning at the Steinway Factory in Germany. During his lifetime, he tuned many church pianos across British Columbia and Alberta; he even made a trip to … Continue reading Bob Spears

A Christmas Carol production at Bow Valley Baptist Church

A Christmas Carol

“Where would our Christmas traditions be without Charles Dickens?” This was the question posed by local newsman Noel Edey (of the Cochrane Now) when he interviewed Elaine Phillips, college adjunct instructor of English, History and literature, shortly before Christmas. Elaine has been offering lectures at the local library—the Nan Boothby on Railway Street—since 2013, and because the talks are author-focused rather than theme-based, she has … Continue reading A Christmas Carol

2006 Grad Plants Churches in Alaska

The Boyd family at Portage Glacier, Portage Alaska. (right to left: Hannah, Grant, James, Jim, Stephanie, Ethan, Joshua.) By Karen L. Willoughby A burly bear hunter who works in the oil fields on Alaska’s North Slope is one of four church planters Jim Boyd mentors as he was mentored during his time from 2002 to ’06 at the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary. Boyd also has … Continue reading 2006 Grad Plants Churches in Alaska