James McCall

A. James McCall

Assistant Dean of College of Arts and Sciences; Director of Christian Service Learning

B.A. Joshua Springs Bible College; B.A. Calvary Chapel Bible College

M.Div., Columbia International University; M.A. Messiah University (In Progress)


High School Teacher, 2002-2008, Joshua Springs Christian School; Primary Children’s Pastor, Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel, 2006-2008; Admissions Counselor, Columbia International University, 2009-2013; Associate Director of University Admissions, Columbia International University, 2013-2016; Assistant Pastor 2016-2020, Next Generation District Director for Youth 2019-2020. Faculty, Columbia International University, 2020- present 

James was born and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida. After graduating from college, he taught high school and was a primary children’s pastor for a church in California before marrying and moving to South Carolina for seminary.  After completing his first master’s degree, he moved to Michigan, where he served at a church for four years before accepting his current role.

James’ passion centers around two aspects of calling: first seeing people live out their primary calling of having a passionate relationship with the Lord and secondary calling to understand their gifting, and design for vocation.