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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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Quest: Why Belonging

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

  Think of a time and a place where everything is right. Nothing is out of place. All is well. All is good. Perfection. Got it locked in? What do you see in your mind’s eye? Now I would love to hear where you fit in that picture. Are you the highlight? Somewhere on the … Read More

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Quest: Why We Go Outside

Monday, June 4, 2018
Quest Student at Mount Baker

Ever wondered why Columbia’s Quest program focuses on outdoor adventure? We asked Quest Director Jeremy Walker to fill us in on how getting outside is the best way to re-connect: with God, with yourself, with Creation, and with people. Have you noticed that parts of our society are increasingly distant from the rest of God’s creation? … 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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