Calling Q & A: Lead Pastor

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Tell us about your current role as a pastor: What do you do in a typical work week? I’m the Lead Pastor of Forest Grove Community Church in Saskatoon, SK and have been here for about 18 years. It’s the only pastoral role that I’ve had since leaving my role at CBC in Athletics and … Read More

Categories: Calling & Career Q & A

Live the Pace of Faith

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  My years at CBC have enriched my life on many levels. One lesson that the Holy Spirit has taught me – through instructors, classes, scripture, and ministry commitments – is the importance of taking a pace of faith. A Fretful Pace I began my CBC career feeling such excitement but also carrying life patterns … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Student Stories

Five Qualities of Great Leadership

Thursday, November 30, 2017

In the first assignment in our “Introduction to Leadership Studies” class here at Columbia, we ask students to describe what “good” leadership looks like. As we read their responses, it is fascinating to see how they arrived at their conclusions: someone has lead them well and thus provided a model to follow, or someone has … Read More

Categories: Big Questions

Calling Q & A: Worship Pastor

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Curious about the role of worship pastor? Jonathan Giesbrecht graduated from Columbia Bible College in 2014 with a BA in Biblical Studies. Today he’s a Pastor of Worship at Northview Community Church in Abbotsford, BC. We asked him what his vocation involves and for his best advice for young adults considering worship ministry as a … Read More

Categories: Calling & Career Q & A

What Makes Bible College Unique

Monday, November 6, 2017

Should you go to Bible College? Big question! The first step to answering this question is to make sure you understand exactly what Bible College is. Enter this blog post. We’ll lay out the defining features of a Bible College and what you can expect if you enroll.  By the time you reach the bottom … Read More

Categories: Big Questions