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Director of the Crandall-Acadia Bachelor of Theology Partnership

Lecturer in Youth and Young Adult Ministry

B.A. (Crandall University)
M.Div. (Acadia University)
Ph.D. cand. (Free University of Amsterdam)

Dale directs the unique Crandall-Acadia B.Th. Partnership and will be a Lecturer in the program. He is passionate about the Church and leading it to be effective in its discipleship of youth and young adults. 

Dale together with his wife, Twila, and their three sons live in Lower Coverdale near Moncton, New Brunswick, as this program is based at Crandall University.

Dale comes to this role having recently served the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches (CABC) as the Director of Youth and Family Ministries.  Previous to that role, he served as Associate Pastor of Kennebecasis Baptist Church and Pastor of Wolfville Ridge Baptist.  

He has also been active internationally with youth ministry.  Dale was a North American member-at-large to the youth committee of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) between 2010 and 2013, as well as a member of the international program committee for the 2013 BWA Youth Congress. He served as a member of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Youth and Young Adult Roundtable (2011 to 2014).

Dale has been involved in youth ministry since being a youth, and he is enthusiastic for the challenge and possibilities of this unique Crandall-Acadia Bachelor of Theology Partnership.   Directing this Partnership provides Dale the opportunity for him to work with students who desire to serve God and learn how to follow Him in their chosen profession.