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The Downtown Eastside

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

By Jordan Shaw (’10) The gift of mercy and grace has often been transformed into the obligation and institution of charity. In Matthew 25:31 and following we are told that the defining mark of those who follow Christ is the act of extending care to the stranger, the weak, and the poor. Because we have … Read More

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A Place to Call Home

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Josh Willms (‘14 BA Youth Work) recently became a parent – but not in the way you might expect. This past summer, he and his wife, Alisha, became the house parents at Cyrus House in Abbotsford. Cyrus House is a home for youth who need a supportive living environment. The goal is for the young … Read More

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Soups Up!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

By Jared Klassen (’11) “Community” is one of Columbia’s favourite buzz-words. While it can be easy to throw the word around and risk robbing the term of its value, it is a popular word on campus for good reason: community is a chance to support, challenge, spur on, and demonstrate that you care for one … Read More

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