Alumni Mosaic

Mosaic Stories

May 28, 2011

Gardener God

by Stacey Gleddiesmith

In my prairie farm home, spring always began with foil trays of potting soil lined up on our window sills. When green shoots of tomatoes, marigolds and geraniums began to poke above the surface, I knew that spring thaw couldn't be too far away.After last frost, my mother would sit down at the kitchen table and draw a map... Read more

January 17, 2011

Diane Stinton - Regent World (Winter 2011)

by Diane Stinton

Diane Stinton joined the Regent College faculty this January, in the dual position of Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Mission Studies. She comes to us from Nairobi, Kenya. Q: Can you tell me a little bit about the position that you held at the Africa International University (AIU)/Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST)?DS: I'm an Associate Professor at AIU/NEGST, where I've been involved in some new initiatives in the study of World Christianity. In September 2009 we launched a new MTh in World Christianity, so I've been teaching courses and supervising theses in this program. Then in September 2011 we'll launch a new PhD program in the same area of study.NEGST has also established a new Center for the Study ... Read more

January 31, 2009

Babel and Pentecost: Social Media and Communication

by Ruth Musonda

Ruth Musonda (nee Chidwick; MCS 07) - Article originally appeard in The Regent World - winter 2009 edition.Recently, the writer of this article found herself chatting with Santa Claus. Surprisingly, Santa ended his short story with a casual "OMG, I was ROFL" (which, when translated from the original language, means: Oh my goodness, I was rolling on the floor laughing). Perhaps insignificant in itself, Santa's little abbreviation exemplifies an increasingly evident reality: technology has changed the way we communicate with each other.The ability to discuss (or communicate about) communication, according to Quentin Schultze, an upcoming Summer School lecturer at Regent College, [1] is not only a uniquely human ability, it is a gift from ... Read more

October 27, 2008

Lin Too Pang - Regent World (Fall 2008)

by Lin Pang

Lin Too Pang comes from a traditional Chinese family in Malaysia where, as a single woman, she has always lived with her parents and her younger sister. After twenty years in banking, she decided she wanted a deeper understanding of God, so, in 2005, she resigned from her job and came to Canada for the first time, to stu... Read more

January 1, 1999

The Prayer Garden (Regent World 1999)

by Jude Fredricsen

Republished from an article written by alumna Jude Fredricsen (MCS 00) for The Regent World (Fall 1999). After her graduation, Jude returned to New Zealand until her unexpected passing in November 2005, at the age of 41. Twelve years ago [1987] when the planning for the new building was underway, it was noted that there ... Read more