Life at Columbia

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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QUEST Adventure (SALTS Tall-Ship Sailing Trip)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Sarah Heyde is a QUEST student. In October, 32 QUEST students boarded the Pacific Grace for a five-day tall-ship sailing trip, hosted by SALTS. Here’s the trip from Sarah’s perspective! [Sarah gave us permission to share this post and photos from her blog. You can see the original post and read more of her adventures at … Read More

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Spiritual Formation: Learning New Ways to Connect with God

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

You might have noticed we talk about ‘spiritual formation’ a lot at Columbia. What does that actually mean? How is it happening in the lives of Columbia students? We asked students in Gareth Brandt’s Spiritual Formation & Discipleship class to share a spiritual practice they’ve been growing in this semester. Meditation “Meditation has been a … Read More

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Why UMD?

Friday, October 7, 2016

Columbia Bible College desires to equip graduates who are Christ-centered, Kingdom-focused and world-impacting. We have made it a priority for all students to participate in Urban Mission Dynamics (UMD) in the Downtown East Side (DTES) of Vancouver, where students are exposed to the broader Kingdom work in the city. Many of us have grown up … Read More

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