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

Categories: Life at Columbia

Calling & Career Q & A: Short-Term Mission Coordinator

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fred Sutherland graduated from Columbia in 2009 with a Diploma in Intercultural Studies at Columbia. He’s currently the Short Term Mission Coordinator for MB Mission (now Multiply). Tell us about your current vocation. What does it involve? What do you do in a typical work week? I’m the short-term mission coordinator for BC. I recruit, … Read More

Categories: Calling & Career Q & A

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

Categories: Quest Blog