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For the Soul

Watercolour Journey: How I’ve Grown Spiritually at Columbia

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Jodi Enns is in the final year of her BA in Biblical Studies. Jodi first shared these words at Columbia’s Scholarship Celebration Evening, where she was the student speaker. My time at Columbia has been an incredibly formative, challenging and fulfilling experience. In these years, God has challenged me in the classroom and outside of … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Student Stories

Seven Ways to be a Good Guest During Your Columbia Journey

Friday, September 8, 2017

In President Bryan Born’s chapel message on Thursday, Sept 7, 2017, he shared stories from his adventures in Africa and from Mark’s Gospel to encourage us to be good guests on the spiritual journey we’re on together this year. Here’s an adapted version of his talk. Our theme for O-Week is “Pilgrimage: The Journey We … Read More

Categories: For the Soul

Christ-Centered Community: How It Looks at Columbia

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

One of our big prayers at Columbia is that everyone on this campus will engage in Christ-centered community. But what does “Christ-centered community” look like? How are students experiencing it in the day-to-day of school life? We asked students to describe it in their own words, and to share some of the ways they’re living … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Life at Columbia, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Parents! How to Prepare for your Columbia Student’s Return Home

Friday, December 9, 2016

  We have had the privilege of having our daughter attend Columbia Bible College. She finished her Bachelor in Youth Work degree over 5 years, moving through a number of seasons of life – living in residence, living at home, internship, married and local, and married and distant! With three adult children plus one high school senior, … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Uncategorized

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