CAMBRIDGE, ON, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Heritage College & Seminary has announced the appointment of Dr. Rick Reed as President, effective January 1, 2013.
Mike Nichols, Board Chair, in his announcement said, "It is with much gratitude to God that after conducting an extensive search Dr. Rick Reed has accepted the Board's offer to be the new President of Heritage. Dr. Reed is passionate about Heritage's mission to glorify God by training men and women for life and ministry."
The acceptance of this position fulfills a life time calling as Dr. Reed shared, "I had hoped to head to Brazil where I would teach in a seminary. God had other plans, leading us to pastor in the States and then at the Metropolitan Bible Church in Ottawa. In recent years, I've sensed a growing desire to invest in equipping men and women for ministry in Canada and beyond."
Bill Fietje, President of the AGC said, "Under Dr. Reed's leadership, The MET has grown to become one of Canada's most influential churches. His deep commitment to the authority and transformational power of the scriptures coupled with his inspirational skill in training future pastors and leaders will help propel Heritage to an even brighter future for the glory of God."
Dr. Reed holds a DMin from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and a BA from Biola University.
With its roots in the amalgamation of Central Baptist College & Seminary and London Baptist College & Seminary, Heritage was founded in 1993. Heritage offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.
SOURCE: Heritage College & Seminary
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