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Intercultural Studies Blog

Thunderstorms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tifany & Jason Clark are third year Intercultural Studies Students who are doing their cross-cultural internship in Oaxaca, Mexico.  They arrived in Mexico in late January with their 4 children and are currently focused on learning language, settling into new routines, and building relationships.  There is a thunderstorm happening all around me here in Oaxaca, Mexico. The … Read More

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A Weekend in Vancouver – Reflections

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Written by Cassidy Acheson Reflecting over this past Urban Mission Dynamics (UMD) weekend, my mind and heart feel overwhelmed in a way I have not previously experienced. This time spent in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has greatly impacted me and I hope that I will not soon forget all that I learned and saw. Through everything … Read More

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Raise the Peace!

Monday, December 1, 2014

CBC student Charis Miller co-ran a peace camp in Saskatoon as part of her ICS Internship. The focus of the camp was peacebuilding and restorative justice, with a specific emphasis on using spoken word (expressive poetry) as a tool for opening discussion on issues of conflict. This allowed struggling youth to find healthy ways to … Read More

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A Legacy of Peace

Monday, November 17, 2014

When ICS major AJ Block walked into class at Columbia Bible College 2 years ago, he had no idea that what he was about to hear would change the direction of his future. Christina and Darnell Barkman (CBC alum, 2010), a couple from Abbotsford, BC, were guest speakers in the class. They shared about their … Read More

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Go, Fly a Kite!

Monday, September 29, 2014

By Steve Atkinson During my time in Central Asia , I had the opportunity to speak at a youth retreat. In one session, I talked to them about why we should hang out with God, how we should hang out with God, and what happens when we do hang out with God. It was an … Read More

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