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Our faculty is made up of highly-credentialed scholars who actively live out their faith. Not only are they knowledgeable in their fields and passionate about what they teach, our faculty genuinely care for their students and want to help them grow in their faith. They strive to serve and equip our students, preparing students to be effective in the work and ministry that God is calling them to.


Don Taylor, DTh
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Provost & Dean of the College
Rhoda Cairns, PhD
Assistant Professor of English Literature
David Catterick, PhD
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics: TESOL
Alex Cheing, PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Tzu-ching Chiang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Darren E. Dahl , PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ron de Jager, DMA
Professor of Music and Voice
Geoff Dresser, MWS
Assistant Professor of Worship Arts
Darren Gordon, EdD
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and Modern Languages
Ken Guenter, MA
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern History
Alan Guenther, PhD
Assistant Professor of History
Christopher Kayler, DMA
Assistant Professor of Music
Calum Macfarlane, PhD
Associate Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies
David Miller, PhD
Associate Professor of New Testament and Early Judaism
Wes Olmstead, PhD
Professor of New Testament
Chance Pahl, PhD
Assistant Professor of English
Lori Peters, MSc
Instructor in Kinesiology
Grant Poettcker, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ellery Pullman, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Educational Leadership
Sergio Ribeiro, PhD
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Truitt Wiensz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Matthew Zantingh, PhD
Associate Professor of English


Blayne Banting DMin, PhD
Associate Professor of Preaching and Christian Ministry
Brenda Beckman-Long PhD
Associate Professor of English
Joy Demoskoff PhD
Assistant Professor of History
Carl Hinderager PhD
Professor of New Testament
Joel Houston PhD, FRHistS
Assistant Professor of Theology
Michael Pawelke DMin
Professor of Leadership and Pastoral Studies
Dustin Unger MA


Michel Bell MSc
Adjunct Professor of Business Administration
Brad Doerksen MA, MSc
Instructor in History
Erin Gordon MA
Adjunct Instructor
Natalie Mullan
Instructor in Kinesiology
Marilyn Muller MA
Adjunct Faculty of Christian Ministry
Tara Trumbley
Adjunct Instructor in Dance
Brian Westnedge MA
Adjunct Instructor
Melissa Wood MMus
Adjunct Instructor in Voice
It was [at Briercrest] that my faith changed from an organized set of beliefs to a realization that there is a God and He is good and worthy of our life.
Luke Rafuse