How would I have learned this sitting in a classroom?

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chloe Parmentier is in her 3rd year of the Intercultural Studies (ICS) program. She is currently doing her ICS cross-cultural internship in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. Chloe works with Jacob’s Well, a faith based community of people who seek mutually transformative friendship with those on the margins of society and who desire to equip others to … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Uncategorized

Lament: Proclaiming the Reign of Christ in Every Circumstance

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

[The following article was written by Stacey Gleddiesmith, Director of Worship Arts at Columbia. It first appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Columbia’s Contact magazine.] When I teach on the topic of biblical lament I like to ask my class whether lament should be a part ofthe gathered worship of the church. Inevitably the response … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Uncategorized


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tifany & Jason Clark are third year Intercultural Studies Students who are doing their cross-cultural internship in Oaxaca, Mexico.  They arrived in Mexico in late January with their 4 children and are currently focused on learning language, settling into new routines, and building relationships.  There is a thunderstorm happening all around me here in Oaxaca, Mexico. The … Read More

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Figuring Out Your Calling (2 Things to Keep in Mind)

Monday, April 13, 2015

 [The following is from Columbia President Bryan Born’s chapel message – April 9, 2015.] God’s calling on our lives – it’s an idea that comes up again and again.  Many of you are looking ahead, wondering what to do this summer, or next year. I hope to communicate two things. 1.   You don’t need to … Read More

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“May our thank you be…”

Monday, April 6, 2015

Every year, Columbia Bible College hosts an Awards Dessert Evening.  It’s a special night, for several reasons. For one thing, it’s a chance to get all dressed up. And there are cupcakes.   But the best part is watching as Columbia’s students receive their scholarships and bursaries. This past year, Columbia was able to provide … Read More

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