CIU News

February 19, 2016
Former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal speaking in a CIU Assembly Feb. 18

By Melissa McCutchan

CIU Student Writer

There’s little doubt about it: former Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal believes...

February 17, 2016
CIU alumni Will and Colene Norton in 1939

Columbia International University alumni Will and Colene Norton have reached milestones that few can match. Not only has the couple been married for 76 years, they are both turning 101 years old this month.  

The Nortons met at CIU (then Columbia Bible College) in 1936. After...

February 10, 2016
CIU students at Franklin Graham rally

By Melissa McCutchan, CIU Student Writer

“A little louder now, so we can hear it!” CIU student body president and junior Drew Lindman called out in a crowded church meeting room in downtown Columbia.  “God is good…”

“All the...

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...

February 05, 2016
Youth Ministry, Family & Culture is a popular major at CIU

Two Columbia International University students majoring in Youth Ministry, Family, & Culture authored articles that are featured on the website of ...

February 03, 2016
CIU alumnus Doug Langhals, head of school at Hilton Head Christian Academy

A 2001 alumnus of Columbia International University is the new head of school at Hilton Head Christian Academy in South Carolina.

Doug Langhals graduated from CIU in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in...

February 03, 2016

Assistant basketball coach shepherding the “flock”

By Bob Holmes

Danny Reese wants the young men entrusted to him to walk in biblical manhood. That’s a high calling for an...

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...

January 28, 2016
Dr. Matthew Haste and wife Cheyenne. Dr. Haste is author of "Held in Honor"

Columbia International University professor Dr. Matthew Haste points us to the early church fathers who wrote about the honorable nature of marriage and its importance to the culture. Haste is the co-author of...

January 22, 2016
CIU Professor of Theology Dr. Zhiqiu Xu

China’s church has unique strengths for evangelism, especially in the Middle East. That’s the assessment of Columbia International University Professor of Theology Dr. Zhiqiu Xu. Xu weighed in on...

January 19, 2016
Women's basketball transfers from Clearwater Christian College to CIU

After Clearwater Christian College in Florida closed its doors last year, some talented athletes were left without a school to continue their college sports careers. But for three former Clearwater women’s basketball players, the basketball program at CIU is just the right fit.