COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BLOG

Spirituality in the busyness of life

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

“I’m busy” Bible College students know this phrase oh so well! Much time is spent anticipating when busyness will end – finished assignments, weekends, or the end of the semester give windows for rest or a change of pace. And it can be in the windows of rest that students reconnect with God. It’s true, … 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

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Praxis Blog, Uncategorized

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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Praxis in Seattle – “Glimpses of Life”

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Downtown Seattle on a Friday evening there is a palpable energy. Tourists and locals mingle, anticipation of the weekend upon them – exploring, spending, eating, all the fun things a vibrant downtown has to offer. One of the reasons I love cities is this tangible energy. Yet sometimes, particularly in the busier moments, urban energy can … 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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