CIU Celebrates Cultural Diversity in the Church

February 08, 2016
Dr. Carl Ellis, Black History Month Speaker at CIU

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

The students, faculty and staff of Columbia International University came together to celebrate diversity in the church in conjunction with Black History Month. Through a four-day series of chapel messages, the CIU family was able to rejoice in seeing God's plan for both diversity and unity in His church from the very beginning in the book of Acts. The speaker was Dr. Carl Ellis.

Romantic Love: God’s Idea not Cupid’s

February 01, 2016
CIU Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Dr. Brian P. Gault

Columbia International University professor Dr. Brian Gault says the Bible’s Song of Songs shows us that human love and sexuality are good gifts from God. Gault, an assistant professor of Hebrew and Old Testament, has written numerous papers on the Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon.

Gault says the Song of Songs is best understood as a collection of individual love songs, celebrating the delights of romantic love between two ideal lovers.


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