The Holy Spirit living in us

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  When you hear the words, Holy Spirit, what’s your first thought or emotion? Are you filled with excitement and hope? Do you have a sense of fear…

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At 80, Columbia is still pursuing the mission

Friday, December 16, 2016

“When we realized that this year marked 80 years since our beginnings, we decided to use this ‘birthday’ as an opportunity to ensure that we are still, by God’s grace, ‘pursuing the mission,’” said president Bryan Born at Columbia Bible College’s annual fundraising dinner, Oct. 21, 2016.

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Columbia Bible College upbeat about future

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Columbia Bible College annual fundraising dinner

For the second year in a row, enrollment for first-year courses has remained steady at Columbia Bible College, checking a previous pattern of decline at the Abbotsford, B.C., institution.

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Does the Bible really have authority?

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Throughout church history, Christians have affirmed that the Bible is the authoritative Word of God. But what does that actually mean? While serving in southern Africa, I met…

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Columbia outlook brighter at 2014 AGM

Friday, November 21, 2014

Compared to last year, Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C., reports encouraging results.

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College navigates challenges of current realities

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

For some years, post-secondary institutions have been grappling with accelerated change. Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford, B.C., knows the issues well, has introduced many initiatives, and is planning a range of further measures to meet new financial and student realities.

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New president sees hope in young people

Thursday, March 14, 2013

“To some, the state of the world may seem hopeless,” said the new head of Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C. “But it’s not. And that is why I…

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Born with a missionary heart

Friday, February 1, 2013

An interview with Bryan Born, president, Columbia Bible College   Photos:Myra Lightheart Bryan Born brings a holistic view of Bible education and discipleship to his new position as…

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A gift that keeps on giving

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Lessons in hospitality from the International Volunteer Exchange Program The Born household on the west side of Abbotsford looks somewhat different than the average Canadian household. The dozen…

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Missiologist endorsed as president

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Abbotsford, B.C. Delegates to Columbia Bible College’s annual general meeting Oct. 11 unanimously endorsed the nomination of Bryan Born to become its newest President. Born will assume the…

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Popular prof named president-elect for CBC

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Bryan Born, professor and director of intercultural studies, has been recommended to succeed Ron Penner as president of Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C.

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Signs and wonders

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The spread of Christianity all around the globe has been nothing less than spectacular. “The era of Western Christianity has passed within our lifetimes,” history of religion scholar Philip Jenkins argues…

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Do you believe in miracles or God?

Saturday, November 1, 2008

“Do you believe someone can be healed of AIDS?” That was the question a discouraged doctor asked my elderly pastor friend during a seminar exploring how western medicine and “faith healing” could work together to combat a deadly disease.

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