Quest Blog

Do It Anyway: How Quest Helped Me Triumph over my Anxiety

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. -Nelson Mandela Tayah completed the Quest one-year discipleship program in 2018. Here’s how her experience with Quest changed her – in her own … Read More

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Same Quest DNA: New Flexibility for Students

Monday, March 11, 2019

Starting in Fall 2019, Columbia’s longstanding Quest one-year discipleship program is adopting a more flexible approach to its academic requirements in order to provide a richer experience for incoming students. Rather than complete 31 credits hours over two semesters, the typical Quest student will now only need to complete 25 credit hours, with a course … Read More

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Quest: Why Learning

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

When was the last time you felt like you learned something new – truly new? Maybe it was in a class or in a coffee shop conversing with a good friend. It could have been through a story you heard or from helping others in need. It could even be from the last time you … Read More

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Quest: Why We Focus on Service

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Why does Quest focus on service? Hollywood loves filling movies with theology. They can’t seem to help it, and people can’t seem to get enough of it. My wife and I recently re-watched the first Avengers movie (that was originally released the weekend of our wedding, which I’ll admit may add to how much I … Read More

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