Columbia Bible College graduation 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C., held its 79th commencement ceremony Apr. 18, 2015, at Abbotsford (B.C.) Pentecostal Assembly, awarding a total of 100 diplomas and certificates.

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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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CBC graduation 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014

  Abbotsford, B.C. Columbia Bible College held its 78th commencement ceremony Apr. 19, 2014, at Abbotsford (B.C.) Pentecostal Assembly. The 132 graduates comprised one of the largest graduating…

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Gap year for God

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The “gap year” – when a young person takes time to travel and experience new things during the period between graduating high school and starting university – has been an established rite of passage…

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“Let’s give them cookies!”

Friday, November 1, 2013

I consider peace and nonviolence a central part of what it means to follow the way of Jesus. I don’t hold this belief lightly, and I realize how complex…

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MB Mission on the move

Friday, February 1, 2013

An Abbotsford church’s project to provide more ministry spaces for its own activities has simultaneously satisfied another set of needs, worldwide in scope. This month, MB Mission moves…

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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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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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CBC supporters narrow financial gap

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Students, not capital projects, are on the minds of Abbotsford, B.C.’s Columbia Bible College leadership this year. At the 2012 fundraising dinner, held at the college Oct. 27,…

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Schools & agencies celebrate growth, innovation, new faces at Gathering 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Author: Karla Braun
Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary (MBBS) Canada is “ours” – a new school for a new age; “no longer a place, but a presence,” says president Bruce Guenther. The seminary serves the conference by educating and equipping leaders…

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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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Columbia Bible College Commencement

Friday, June 1, 2012

Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C., celebrated the 2012 commencement ceremony Apr. 21 at Northview Community (MB) Church, Abbotsford, B.C., awarding 54 certificates, 45 diplomas, and 50 bachelor degrees. Joanne Pepper, dean, Canadian Pentecostal Seminary, delivered the commencement address, A Missional Life.

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CBC students sleep in dream residence

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Redekop Hall at Abbotsford, B.C.’s Columbia Bible College officially opened Jan. 15. The $3.5-million dormitory is fully paid for, thanks to a $1-million lead gift from the extended family of Jakob and Maria Redekop, and contributions from more than 250 other donors. Some contributors, including members of nearby King Road MB Church, gave time and expertise to the construction.

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Bible education “builds character”

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Sarah I. Martens, a 1956 alumna, celebrated CBC’s diamond anniversary with fond memories. Originally from Black Creek, B.C., Martens travelled to the mainland to attend the school (then called MB Bible Institute) from 1953–1956, and was part of the first graduating class at the Clearbrook campus location.

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CBC students transformed by Jesus

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The thing about the current generation of young people, says a veteran Bible college professor, is the speed at which God is working in their lives. Ken Esau, director of biblical studies at B.C.’s Columbia Bible College, told the school’s annual general meeting Oct. 13 that most Christians tend to change only when faced with some sort of life crisis. But he is seeing seemingly spontaneous changes in the lives of today’s CBC students that amaze him.

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