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Life at Columbia

What to Expect in a Columbia Lecture

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

If you’re a recent high school grad, you’re probably wondering about the difference between high school classes and Bible college lectures. Or, maybe you’ve studied at a public college or university and you’re wondering what might be different about lectures at a Bible college. Here are five things you can expect for your classroom experience … Read More

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How to Take a Break (During the Christmas Break)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Somehow it’s already December, the fall semester at Columbia is finished, and you feel it in every bone in your body. You are ready for a break. You enter the door to your house, throw your stuff in your room, and declare it a school-free three weeks. Here starts up again that job you had … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Life at Columbia

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

Avoiding Avoidance: Three Ways to Cope When You Feel Like Hiding

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

What is avoidance? Do you ever find yourself… Starting a project and not completing it Never quite finishing an assignment Not responding to emails Paying bills late If so, then you’re already familiar with avoidance behaviors. Avoidance is the set of things we do to distract ourselves from the current task – the one that … Read More

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Five Great Reasons to See a Counsellor

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Should you see a counsellor? Kristiina Vuorensivu is the Supervisor of Columbia’s Counselling Services team. She has a Master’s in Counselling Psychology and she’s a registered clinical counsellor in the province of BC with over fifteen years experience in agency work and four years in private practice. She’s also taught counselling within a college setting. … Read More

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