Ryan Klassen, PhD (Cand)

Ryan Klassen, PhD (Cand)

Biography

ACTS Executive Director
Adjunct Faculty
MB Seminary

ryan.klassen@twu.ca

Ryan spent several years in pastoral ministry before moving into academic ministry. He is finishing his PhD dissertation on the Lord's Supper at the University of St. Michael's College, University of Toronto. Ryan brings extensive experience in enrolment and marketing, leadership development, theological education and academic administration.
His strengths include thinking theologically, applying the scriptures to the contemporary context and communicating in a compelling and inspiring manner. He is passionate about developing collaborative vision and positive institutional culture.

Research Interest

Theological and Ethical Formation through Church Practice
Theology and Rhetoric in Preaching
Christian Political and Social Ethics
Ecumenical Dialogue
Eschatological Theology
Sacramental Theology
Theology and Disability
Pacifism and Nonviolent Resistance

Education

BA - Briercrest College
MA - Providence College
PhD (Cand) - Wycliffe College, University of Toronto