Student Stories

This is Community

Friday, October 16, 2015

Allison Schneck is a 3rd year Intercultural Studies student who recently started her cross-cultural internship in Guadalajara, Mexico with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference (Ascend program).  Allison is working alongside long-term missionaries in Guadalajara and is currently focused on language and culture learning. It was 9:00pm. I had just come back from a busy day of … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Three Lessons for Coming Alongside Suffering

Friday, April 3, 2015

~ Written by Rachelle Klassen ~ I enrolled in the Caregiving and Counselling program at CBC to learn how to suffer well alongside hurting people. I’m more and more aware of the psychological pain people carry along, and my desire to be part of the healing process continues to grow. Every semester, I have learned … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Journey Thus Far – Spoken Word

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Worship Arts Student Rebecca Laurenti wrote this powerful piece about her experience at Columbia. As a member of the Travelling Ministry Team, she’s had the opportunity to perform it for several appreciative church groups. We decided to capture it on film to share with the wider Columbia community. Enjoy!

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

Changed Lives – Changing History

Friday, September 5, 2014

Imbenzi George is a world changer. He currently serves as a diplomat for the Kenyan government to Western Canada and the Executive Director of Myert Corp Inc., a global human resource and international development company. He is also a graduate of Columbia Bible College. Imbenzi grew up in Kenya, in a religious home where his … Read More

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Four Percent

Friday, August 29, 2014

[pullquote]Having the time that I did to invest in my spiritual growth enabled me to stand firm in my faith when it was being challenged and, more importantly, I learned to trust the wisdom I had gained from asking tough questions about Christianity.[/pullquote]I would never have guessed that the woman sitting across the table from … Read More

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