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Ablaze Newsletter – Fall 2020

Featured Stories • A Word from the President • 40 Years of Excellence: Celebrating Ivan Graham’s Retirement • FLAME into University Credit Hours: A Way Through • Understanding God’s Call and Mission: Eric Hallett Shares His Kingswood Journey • Estate...

How Do I Know if I’m Called to Ministry?

Did you ever wonder if you are called to ministry?   You are!   If you’re a Christian, God has called you to serve Him through your vocation. Your vocation is what God put you on this earth to do.  For most people, their vocation overlaps with what they do for a job. ...

Greg Mann Dining Commons

Foxhole Prayer Thirty Years Later “If you get me out of this, I’ll do whatever you want me to do.”  That was the prayer Greg Mann prayed 28 years ago.  He had found himself in a spot of trouble and did what many of us tend to do, he negotiated with God.  Little did...

40 Years of Excellence

Celebrating Ivan Graham’s Retirement Little did anyone realize the wide-ranging impact of President Mitchell’s decision more than 40 years ago.  It was January of 1979 when Ivan Graham and his wife, Debbie, moved with their family from Nova Scotia to begin his...

The Lasting Legacy of Mrs. Jean Irving

One Million Dollar Endowment to provide $40,000 in Annual Scholarships Last October, Kingswood lost a very special friend when Mrs. Jean Irving went home to be with her Lord.  In March, her family presented the university with a cheque for $1,000,000 to establish a...

The Divide

In early June, I was honored to have another devotional published. The positive response has been overwhelming, so I have felt the inclination to post it here. It is now the copyright of “The Upper Room Devotional Guide,” but if I give credit (as I have just done) I...

Open Letter to the Kingswood University Community

Recent events in the United States and Canada have once again raised the ugly specter of racism, antagonism by one race against another based on the belief that that race is inferior, and therefore doesn’t deserve to be treated fairly and equitably. Such horrific...

Ablaze Newsletter – Spring 2020

Featured Stories • A Word from the President • Stepping Out of the Boat: Dealing With A Pandemic Storm • The Lasting Legacy of Mrs. Jean Irving: One Million Dollar Endowment • Academic Excellence: Celebrating Dr. Ken Gavel’s Retirement • Introducing Our New...

Found Together

CBC had an idea for a Great Canadian Sing Along where Canadians would pick one inspirational song and then people from all over the country would send in videos from home of themselves singing the song. The song Canadians picked was very telling. It was “Lost...