Student Stories

Intercultural Studies Internship – Reflections on Living in Thailand

Monday, February 15, 2016

  Kevin Atsma is in his 3rd year of study at Columbia.  He is currently living in Thailand while on his Intercultural Studies cross-cultural internship.  Kevin is based in Chachoengsao along with his MB Mission TREK team.     It has been an incredible journey thus far in Thailand, so here is an update on what’s been … Read More

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Applied Leadership: How A Surgical Nurse Invested in Her Career

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Please note that Alanna enrolled in LEAD – a precursor to the Diploma in Applied Leadership, which includes a similar set of leadership courses and approach to learning. Enroll at a Bible College?  It’s not something you would expect Alanna Ekkert to do. A recent graduate of UBC Okanagan’s Nursing program, Alanna had landed a … Read More

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Feliz Navidad!

Monday, January 18, 2016

Jason & Tifany Clark are Intercultural Studies Interns who have been living in Oaxaca, Mexico for one year.  They have 4 children: Cayleb, Noah, Charity Ann, and Sarah Rose.  This past year the Clark family has been spending time in language & culture learning, getting to know their neighbours, involvement in their local church, and figuring … Read More

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In Awe: My Study Trip to Israel

Thursday, January 14, 2016

This post was contributed by Jeremy Lieuwen, Biblical Studies student at Columbia. My years in Columbia’s Biblical Studies program have been some of the most defining and shaping of my life. One highlight was spending three weeks in Israel learning more about the Holy Land and its abilities to illuminate Scripture, both Old and New … Read More

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