Alumni Mosaic

Mosaic Stories

February 27, 2015

Space Stories and Christianity

by Kathy Tyers (Gillin)

When fellow Regent students found out that I spent 23 years writing science fiction—even a couple of licensed Star Wars novels—they didn’t ask “So what are you going to do with a degree in Christianity and the Arts?” They understood. I came to Regent in 2006, a fifty-something widow with a history of overachieving and a ... Read more

February 26, 2015

Redemption in Heart and Soil

by Doug Makaroff

In the spring of ‘87, as I completed my Regent MCS thesis, I anticipated heading into a salaried Christian ministry position. I was being invited to teach/preach fairly regularly in a variety of churches across Canada. However, within two years of convocation my marriage ended and with it, my dreams of ministry also cam... Read more

February 25, 2015

From Fukushima to Eden

by Shihoko Warren

I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, where for centuries the Gospel has not been heard by a majority of the people. For many decades, Christians in Japan have made up less than 1 % of the population. It seems to be infertile soil to grow the seeds of the Gospel.Some people say the Japanese are one of the most difficult... Read more

February 24, 2015

Reaching Youth by Innovation

by Andrew Vaughan

Engineering, youth work and the Bible have been significant components of my story for about as long as I can remember. When I was a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Cape Town I remember standing on Table Mountain watching a Boeing 747 come thundering overhead. I said to a friend: ‘One day I’m going to... Read more

February 23, 2015

Backyard Biodiversity

by Jenna Henderson

I remember the weeks leading up to my departure from Vancouver in 1998 as a bittersweet time. My years studying at Regent had been full of deep friendships and new ideas; it was a spiritually rich experience that changed me. I also found myself connected to the place through the daily beauty I encountered, the ever prese... Read more