In May 2016, the TWU Alumni Association welcomed Brady Schlecker (‘10) as the new Executive Director. Schlecker, with years of entrepreneurial experience, desires to help bring a renewed sense of community amongst staff, alumni, and students. Schlecker believes in the value of positive community, largely because it was something he was lacking in his university […]
Phil Vanderveen (’96) is a worship pastor at Peace Portal Alliance Church and has led in that position for 21 years. This is his dream job, as he’s always loved music and pastoral care. But learning how to do both of these things through worship leading took many years to figure out. Vanderveen had his […]
1961: Doubt in the year before Trinity Junior College “Don’t doubt in the dark what God has told you in the light!” Every student at Trinity Junior College knew that expression by the time they’d graduated. President Calvin Hanson could be heard saying it often, and with great conviction. But in October, 1961, Hanson wrote […]
Determination, community, and a second chance helped Kelcey Brade achieve his dreams.
In a time of great need, staff, faculty, and volunteers stepped up to serve the school they loved.
Imagine playing basketball in a drafty old barn, with temperatures as low as -6 C. Students at Trinity did this for years. It wasn’t perfect, but it worked and became a significant feature of the school.
I balanced on the edge of a thin tin roof, in the middle of a small village in West Africa. The only thing keeping me from losing my balance was the weight of a heavy solar panel in my hands.This panel would soon be attached to the roof — leaving me with a bit of hope and […]
Joanna Geck (’17) never thought she would end up attending Trinity Western. In fact, when she was in high school, she had resolved herself not to go there. But despite her resistance, God had a different plan. And it’s a good thing, too, because what she experienced on campus has become an inspiration for what […]
A mother’s persistence creates a legacy for the Chitungo sisters at TWU. Living in Canada seemed like an impossible dream for Zimbabwean sisters Rufaro, Rutendo, and Ruvimbo Chitungo. But their mother believed it would happen one day, and faithfully tried to make that dream a reality. In 2003, the Chitungo family relocated to Belize, […]
What difference can one person make? A lot, when God is the one who gives the call. If you were to walk around Trinity Western’s campus today and ask a student — or even a professor — about the history of the Strombeck Centre, you’d not likely get much of an answer. Far away and […]