Student Stories

Reflections on Teaching and Being Taught

Monday, December 7, 2015

One of our 3rd year Intercultural Studies interns is currently living in the Middle East and teaching music fundamentals to grade 7-10 students.  Here’s a  small glimpse into his life and experiences there… I’ve been living in the Middle East for two months and it has been absolutely fantastic! The first month involved settling in and getting … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories, Uncategorized

This is Community

Friday, October 16, 2015

Allison Schneck is a 3rd year Intercultural Studies student who recently started her cross-cultural internship in Guadalajara, Mexico with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference (Ascend program).  Allison is working alongside long-term missionaries in Guadalajara and is currently focused on language and culture learning. It was 9:00pm. I had just come back from a busy day of … Read More

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Three Lessons for Coming Alongside Suffering

Friday, April 3, 2015

~ Written by Rachelle Klassen ~ I enrolled in the Caregiving and Counselling program at CBC to learn how to suffer well alongside hurting people. I’m more and more aware of the psychological pain people carry along, and my desire to be part of the healing process continues to grow. Every semester, I have learned … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Journey Thus Far – Spoken Word

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Worship Arts Student Rebecca Laurenti wrote this powerful piece about her experience at Columbia. As a member of the Travelling Ministry Team, she’s had the opportunity to perform it for several appreciative church groups. We decided to capture it on film to share with the wider Columbia community. Enjoy!

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

Changed Lives – Changing History

Friday, September 5, 2014

Imbenzi George is a world changer. He currently serves as a diplomat for the Kenyan government to Western Canada and the Executive Director of Myert Corp Inc., a global human resource and international development company. He is also a graduate of Columbia Bible College. Imbenzi grew up in Kenya, in a religious home where his … Read More

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