If your phone contributed to a disease, wouldn’t you get rid of it? Likewise, if your phone was destroying your relationships, wouldn’t you get rid of it?
Those thought-provoking questions are posed by Columbia International University alumnus Brian Mesimer. He is a counselor at The Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina.
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations seldom focus on the person known as St. Patrick. Beyond the wearin’ of the green and the Irish festivals, there was a British man who God called to bring the message of Christ to the unbelievers of Ireland.
A.D. James Whitaker on leading CIU athletics
By Bob Holmes
The second athletics director in the history of Columbia International University learned a lot from the first one. James Whitaker took the reins of CIU athletics from Kim Abbott in December after she resigned to care for her aging parents.
He didn’t want to see her go.
The 92.1 FM HIS Radio & Midlands Christian Business Directory "GROW YOUR BUSINESS EVENT" will be held at Columbia International University on Thursday, March 30. HIS Radio's Stacey Gurley and Midlands Christian Business Directory's David Tanner will be your speakers. This free event will be held in the Launch! Pad located in CIU's Entrepreneurial Center.
By Bob Holmes
Like a lot of parents who hope their child will sit still in church, Judee Dickinson’s mom and dad used to let her draw pictures during the service. But instead of the doodles of a lot of children, Dickinson drew the faces of the people around her. It became her life’s passion.
In February, a Protestant pastor was abducted on the street in a town near the capital of Malaysia. Columbia International University adjunct professor, Dr. Peter Riddell says the kidnapping comes against a background of pressure against non-Muslims in the Southeast Asian country.
Riddell, who teaches Intercultural Studies at CIU, has analyzed the religious situation in Malaysia today, and says there is growing demand for Islamic criminal punishment codes, following decades of a multi-faith culture and economic prosperity in the country.