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Student Stories

A Good Heart for Business

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Courtney Baker was not looking forward to taking Intro to Business. It was 2014, and Courtney was in her third year at Columbia Bible College. Halfway through her BA in Caregiving & Counselling, she had opted to hit ‘pause’ on her degree to complete an intensive certificate in Applied Leadership. “I’ve always been interested in … Read More

Categories: Student Stories, Student Success

Hooray for Alumni Mentors! (Want to become one?)

Friday, April 28, 2017

This past 2016-17 Academic school year launched the third year of the Alumni Mentorship Program here at Columbia Bible College. This program entails previous Alumni investing in current students, walking with them down a road they too once walked. The results have been richly rewarding as God had worked within these relationships to guide, challenge, … Read More

Categories: Student Stories

When God Calls You to Climb Mountains (Literally)

Friday, February 3, 2017

Bryn Mitchell is a second-year Outdoor Leadership student with a love for God, a thirst for adventure, and a heart for people. (He’s actively figuring out how those three things fit together.)  In December of 2016, Bryn and four friends (including fellow OL student Sam Rooney) embarked on a trip to climb South America’s tallest peak, … Read More

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CityLife: The Story of Abbotsford’s Newest Church

Thursday, January 12, 2017

There’s nothing surprising about seeing a pastor in a coffee shop. Unless it’s Jon Wiebe, lead pastor of Abbotsford’s newly-launched CityLife Church. You won’t necessarily spot him with his laptop, working on his next sermon. Don’t expect to chat with him about life and faith over Americanos. Instead, Jon may well greet you with a smile and a friendly “Hi!” while he … Read More

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Vespers: Meeting with God & Each Other

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Vespers is a longstanding Columbia tradition that’s constantly being renewed by new leadership and fresh vision. We interviewed Alyssa Hooge, this year’s Vespers leader, to learn about her hopes for Vespers and our students. Please share about Vespers. What is it and why is it important to our Columbia community? At Columbia we gather twice … Read More

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