Dr. Joyce Chan is Carey’s VP Academic, Associate Professor of Church History, and Director of the ReGeneration Program. Joyce has a deep sense of calling toward nurturing and formative ministries expressed within the framework of congregational and institutional life. She holds a strong conviction in the priesthood of all believers and theological education for the whole people of God. To that end, she started the Chinese ministries program at Carey in 2004 to empower and equip Chinese immigrant Christians and their second generation leaders. Her most recent publications include: Rediscover the Fading Memories: Early Chinese Canadian Christian History (2013) and William Dean and the First Chinese Study Bible (2014). Joyce and her husband Benny are parents to Clement and Victoria. Joyce loves painting, calligraphy and music.
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William Dean and the Making of the First Chinese Study Bible. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2015.
Rediscover the Fading Memories: Early Chinese Canadian Christian History. Burnaby, BC: Chinese Christian Missions, 2013.
Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Dialogue among North American Asian Christians. Asian and Multi-cultural Ministry in Canada Conference Proceedings, 2011-2012. Asian and Multi-cultural Ministry in Canada, Carey Theological College and Hudson Taylor Centre for Chinese Ministries at Tyndale Seminary, 2015.
Grant-Funded Research Project
“Ugly Ducklings”: Stories of Transformation among Chinese Canadians, Community Historical Recognition Project funded by the Canadian government in cooperation with Chinese Christian Missions in Canada, 2012-2013. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/multiculturalism/programs/chinese.asp
Articles and Essays
“Ally or Invader of the “Forbbiden City” in the West? The Social and Cultural Implications of the Chinese Rescue Home in Victoria, British Columbia.” Jian Dao
28 (July 2007): 49-78.
“Chinese Theological Education in North America.” Truth Monthly
(December 2005). In Chinese.
“A Dream for North American Chinese Theological Education.” Truth Monthly
(August 2005). In Chinese.
“Commonalities and Differences between Western and Eastern Theological Education.” Canadian Chinese Churches 9 (March 2005): 4. In Chinese
“Rediscovering a Missing Trail in Canadian Baptist Footprints in the Northwest: Stories of Chinese Baptists in Western Canada.” Baptist History & Heritage
XXXIX (Summer/ Fall 2004): 20-35.
“Assembling the Puzzle of Baptist Theology: A Reappraisal of the Bible Societies Controversy.” American Baptist Quarterly
XXII (December 2003): 465-489.
“Commands from Heaven: Matteo Ricci’s Christianity in the Eyes of Míng Confucian Officials.” Missiology
(July 2003): 269-287.
“Ordination in the Baptist Experience: A Selected Bibliography.” In Ordination in the Baptist Tradition
, ed. William H. Brackney. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2004. pp. 205-215.
Motivating Teaching in Higher Education with Technology
(2014) by Jay R. Wilson and Edwin G. Ralph. Reflective Teaching
Teaching with Cases: A Practical Guide
by Espen Andersen and Bill Schiano. Reflective Teaching
, 2016. http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/resources/article.aspx?id=29390
Baptists in North America
by William H. Brackney. American Baptist Quarterly
27 (Spr 2008): 79-80.
Religions in Asian America: Building Faith Communities
. Edited by Pyong Gap Min and Jung Ha Kim. Journal of Church and State
45, no. 1 (Winter 2003): 190-191.
The Religious Heritage of Japan: Foundations for Cross-Cultural Understanding in a Religiously Plural World
edited by John Ross Carter. Journal of Church and State
43, no. 4 (Autumn 2001): 809-810.
Church Planting Commitment: New Church Development in Hong Kong during the Run-Up to 1997
by Håkan Granberg. Journal of Church and State
43, no.2 (Spring 2001): 356-357.
Ph.D. in Relgion, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2003.
'Beating the Rock' with the Hammer of God's Word: William Dean and Denominational Identity in Cross-cultural Context
M.Div. in Biblical-Theological Studies, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, CA, 1997.
B.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1994.