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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A Good Road to Follow

Friday, August 29, 2014

Sixteen years ago, at the age of nineteen, I bumped into what is now the Quest program at Columbia Bible College. In those early days, my interaction with the Quest program fostered a certain personal intrigue. Why were the students so connected? Why did they appear to be understanding Jesus’ call in a way that … Read More

Categories: Quest Blog, Uncategorized

Praxis – Urban Discipleship

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Growing up in the Greater Vancouver area, I’ve always had an interest in the intersection between faith and culture. As I’ve engaged urban culture, from walking the streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, to meeting personally with mayors, to observing the creativity of urban artisans, I’m convinced that faith, hope and love reflect God’s heart for … Read More

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Big Signature People

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

By Carson Vogt There’s a saying in Thai that describes people of authority and influence; they’re called “big-signature people.” They are people of power in society like government leaders and business executives. I met a single lady in Thailand named Ba-Welaba who was definitely not a big-signature person in the eyes of others. She was … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Uncategorized