Brian Stiller was raised in a minister’s home on the prairies. Educated at the University of Toronto (BA in History), Wycliffe College (Master of Religion), and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry, DMin).
During the 1960s, Stiller served as director of Montreal Youth for Christ, Toronto YFC, and Canadian president of Youth for Christ.
From 1983 to 1997 his leadership as president of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada www.evangelicalfellowship.ca gave him national profile as a voice for people of biblical faith. By way of weekly television, publishing a national magazine, authoring a number of books and public speaking, he helped move the evangelical community into the mainstream of influence and commentary.
Brian served as President of Tyndale University College & Seminary from 1995 to 2009. Tyndale is the oldest standing institution of its kind in Canada, serving some 1200 students. During his presidency they purchased a new campus. He was appointed President Emeritus by Tyndale.
Since July 1, 2011, Stiller has served as Global Ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance, a global alliance which serves some 600 million evangelical Christians. www.worldevangelicals.org
Stiller is founder of Canada’s national magazine, Faith Today. He hosted a national weekly television program "Cross Currents." He is the author of a number of books including Evangelicals Around the World: A Handbook for the 21st Century (General Editor); Find A Broken Wall: 7 Ancient Principles for 21st Century Leadership; You Never Know What You Have 'Till You Give It Away; Preaching Parables to Postmoderns; Jesus and Caesar: Christians in the Public Square; What Happens When I Die?; When Life Hurts: A Three-Fold Path to Healing; From the Tower of Babel to Parliament Hill.
His life mission comes from the time King David was rebuilding Israel. One group assisting him was described as those “who understood the times and knew what Israel should do” (I Chronicles 12:32).
Brian and his wife Lily have a son Murray (married to Catherine) and a daughter Muriel (married to Jesse Pascal); and five grandchildren.