Praxis – Urban Discipleship

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Growing up in the Greater Vancouver area, I’ve always had an interest in the intersection between faith and culture. As I’ve engaged urban culture, from walking the streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, to meeting personally with mayors, to observing the creativity of urban artisans, I’m convinced that faith, hope and love reflect God’s heart for … Read More

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Big Signature People

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

By Carson Vogt There’s a saying in Thai that describes people of authority and influence; they’re called “big-signature people.” They are people of power in society like government leaders and business executives. I met a single lady in Thailand named Ba-Welaba who was definitely not a big-signature person in the eyes of others. She was … Read More

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Called to the City

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Please join us for the 2014 Columbia Annual Fundraising Dinner on October 25. This years Fundraising Dinner will be an evening of inspiring stories, great food and a collaboration of worship music by the Columbia Traveling Ministry Team and Artisan Church. We are excited to highlight Columbia students and alumni engaged in urban ministry and … Read More

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Columbia Open Golf Tournament Success!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

June 5th was a beautiful day for the 18th Annual Columbia Open Fundraising Golf Tournament with blue sky and warm weather for golfers to enjoy. The day started with a tasty tailgate lunch and a shotgun start at noon. With over 130 golfers on the course, Redwoods Golf Course was a sight to behold. They took … Read More

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The Downtown Eastside

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

By Jordan Shaw (’10) The gift of mercy and grace has often been transformed into the obligation and institution of charity. In Matthew 25:31 and following we are told that the defining mark of those who follow Christ is the act of extending care to the stranger, the weak, and the poor. Because we have … Read More

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