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Institutes of Ambrose University
Canadian Poverty Institute
The Canadian Poverty Institute is an interdisciplinary Institute housed within Ambrose University that seeks to overcome poverty through research and teaching. Established in 2014, it is the only national academic institute dedicated to the elimination of poverty in Canada.
Flourishing Congregations Institute
Together we set out to define and understand what flourishing congregations look like in a uniquely Canadian context and how local congregations from various traditions may move towards and maintain a flourishing ethos. The Flourishing Congregations Institute was established in 2015.
Joel Thiessen, PhD
Professor of Sociology
Jaffray Centre for Global Initiatives
The Jaffray Centre is a collaborative project development, training and research centre at Ambrose University that seeks to develop new initiatives that support the mission and purpose of Ambrose as it seeks to make a difference in the lives of its students, its community, the church and its partners around the world.
Charles Cook, PhD
Executive Director of the Jaffray Centre for Global Initiatives
Professor of Global Studies and Mission at Ambrose University
Additional Ambrose Initiatives
Down Ancient Paths
The Down Ancient Paths Institute offers government award winning, professionally customized educational travel opportunities to explore the oldest Christian traditions of the world.
Charles Nienkirchen, PhD
Professor of Christian History and Spirituality
Ambrose @ Large
Ambrose @ Large is an initiative of Ambrose Seminary, which is dedicated to providing a platform that connects front-line ministry leaders to one another in order to encourage and inspire more effective ministry and mission across Canada.
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology