Life at Columbia

New Budget-Friendly On-Campus Accommodations for Fall 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Starting September 2017, students at Columbia Bible College will have a new option for affordable, on-campus housing. Twenty small tent platforms will be built along the edges of the sports field, with each platform renting at a rate of $300 per semester. “We’re delighted to offer students this new budget-friendly option for accommodations,” says Columbia … Read More

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Five Reasons to Love Service Practicum

Monday, March 13, 2017

If you’re like the vast majority of Columbia students, you’ll be completing at least two (possibly four!)  semesters of “service prac” during your time here. You probably have questions! And you may be feeling like service practicum is going to be one more thing in your packed college schedule. Service Practicum is like UMD weekend, … Read More

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Vespers: Meeting with God & Each Other

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Vespers is a longstanding Columbia tradition that’s constantly being renewed by new leadership and fresh vision. We interviewed Alyssa Hooge, this year’s Vespers leader, to learn about her hopes for Vespers and our students. Please share about Vespers. What is it and why is it important to our Columbia community? At Columbia we gather twice … Read More

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Christ-Centered Community: How It Looks at Columbia

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

One of our big prayers at Columbia is that everyone on this campus will engage in Christ-centered community. But what does “Christ-centered community” look like? How are students experiencing it in the day-to-day of school life? We asked students to describe it in their own words, and to share some of the ways they’re living … Read More

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

Why UMD? Part Two

Friday, December 9, 2016

“Amidst all of the brokenness, people hope for relationship.” “In the grit of the Downtown East Side of Vancovuer, you can still see the significance of a pure heart towards God.” – Student testimonials after experiencing UMD (* To protect the identity of the individuals mentioned below, names have been changed.) CBC’s Urban Mission Dynamic … Read More

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