Fall 2017 Issue

Are Christian Universities Worth Fighting For?
The coming decade will challenge Christian universities. The secular worldview dominates university classrooms — and changes the very purpose of education.
One Year Later
Letter from Resound's managing editor, Beth Van Lingen
New Alumni, New Students
A message from Redeemer's interim president
Making Theology Practical
Redeemer’s new Urban and Intercultural Ministry program will prepare students for ministry in tough places and for work overseas with NGOs.
Everything Has a Story
Clarence Keesman ‘98, executive director of youth drop-in centre The Refuge, encounters stories of brokenness and healing each and every day.
Prophetic Imagination
In a society where entertainment is valued over eternity, 2017 Emerging Public Intellectual Award winner Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson fosters incarnational vision through stories.
Mathematics as Culture-Making
Dr. Kevin Vander Meulen, professor of mathematics, spent his two-term sabbatical further studying matrix algebra.
Hamilton’s Newest Innovation Hub
Redeemer partners to launch an innovation centre for experiential learning in downtown Hamilton.
From Music to Medicine
Freshly designated medical doctor Kristin VanSligtenhorst switched majors in her first year at Redeemer and hasn’t looked back.
Interning Close to Home
International Studies student Sydney Sequillion ’18 completed an internship at Habitat for Humanity in her Kingston hometown.
In Her Element
Environmental studies student Julia de Jong '18 credits her internship at Au Sable Environmental Institute as the spark for her passion for environmental education
Presenting Research as an Undergrad
Cassie Wilson ‘17 presents her honours psychology thesis at the Toronto convention of the Canadian Psychological Association
Celebrating the Reformation
Redeemer will mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this September with the Abraham Kuyper Today conference, reflecting the relevance of the Kuyperian Tradition for today.
10,000 Strong
This fall, Redeemer is putting its strong fan community to the test with aims to set an OCAA attendance record during the varsity season.
Transformation Through Education
For 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Hank de Jong, classrooms aren’t about an end goal — they’re about transformation.
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