Spiritual Formation: Learning New Ways to Connect with God

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

You might have noticed we talk about ‘spiritual formation’ a lot at Columbia. What does that actually mean? How is it happening in the lives of Columbia students? We asked students in Gareth Brandt’s Spiritual Formation & Discipleship class to share a spiritual practice they’ve been growing in this semester. Meditation “Meditation has been a … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Life at Columbia, Uncategorized

Top 5 Places for Christmas Shopping in Abbotsford

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Our Senior Admissions Advisor, Ashley Funk, is an expert on all things Abbotsford. We asked her for her best advice on where to find amazing (not too expensive) Christmas gifts in Abbotsford. Happy Shopping! Finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list can be tough (at least for me, because I hate shopping). I … Read More

Categories: Columbia Top 5, Near Campus, Uncategorized

What I Saw in Their Eyes

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

This post was written by Evan Rau, Columbia student, about his experiences preparing for a one-act play – Reflections – directed by Worship Arts student Rebecca Laurenti. Scroll to the end for info about  showtimes and ticket prices. I am sitting with some old friends and some new ones around a campfire, under a bridge, in the pouring … Read More

Categories: News, Student Stories, Uncategorized

How to Shop for a New Church (Without Being a Consumer)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The following article appears in the Fall 2016 issue of Columbia’s Contact magazine. It’s written by David Warkentin, director of our Columbia One and General Studies programs. Let’s be honest, looking for a church — a.k.a “church shopping” — is a common part of the North American Christian experience. Advances in technology mean even the … Read More

Categories: For the Soul

Columbia Launches Innovative Rescue Technician Program

Friday, November 4, 2016

~ Abbotsford, BC ~ Columbia Bible College is pleased to announce the launch of its newest educational program: the Emergency Rescue Technician certificate. This unique program will train students in emergency first-response skills, including emergency medical response, search and rescue operations, technical rope rescue, and avalanche safety. At the same time, it provides foundational Bible … Read More

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