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For the Soul

How to Navigate Tough Conversations

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Bryan Born is the president of Columbia Bible College. In this post he shares key insights from Crucial Conversations, a book that he has found particularly helpful in his leadership role as well as in all his relationships. When was the last time you found yourself trapped in a crucial conversation – an exchange where opinions vary, … Read More

Categories: Big Questions, For the Soul, Life at Columbia

How to Keep Your Faith at Bible College

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Keeping your Faith at Bible College It’s a bizarre question if you think about it. How can I keep my faith at Bible college?  Isn’t Bible college where you go to strengthen faith? Shouldn’t the risk of losing your faith be lower at a place where you and your fellow students live, study the Bible, … Read More

Categories: Big Questions, For the Soul

#ChurchToo and the HerStory Exhibit

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Greg Thiessen is the Manager of Columbia’s Metzger Collection as well as Assistant Registrar for the college and a sessional instructor. He graduated with a Master of Arts – Theological Studies, specializing in church history. This past weekend on May 25-26, Columbia hosted the #ChurchToo conference addressing the reality and potential of Professional Sexual Misconduct … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, News

What Should I Do with My Life? Five Tips to Take the Pressure Off

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

So many decisions! Kara Bergstrom is the director of Columbia’s Intercultural Studies program. She has lived, worked, and studied in China, Spain, Cameroon, Kenya, Mexico, and throughout Latin America – so she’s pretty acquainted with big moves and life transitions. Here’s her best advice for thinking through the “What’s next?” questions. I love talking with … Read More

Categories: Big Questions, For the Soul, Life at Columbia

God’s Got This! (A Message for 2018)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

It’s a Columbia tradition for the President to encourage students and staff at the first chapel of the semester. The following comes from Bryan Born’s chapel talk on January 11, 2018. It’s 2018. Like many people, I’ve adopted a New Year’s practice: the choice of a word that is intended to provide direction for the … Read More

Categories: For the Soul