Sam Rubinson

Sam Rubinson, Professor of Adventure Education
Dr. Samuel Rubinson
Professor of Adventure Education
Professor of Adventure Education

Dr. Rubinson joined the faculty of CIU's Seminary & School of Counseling in 2011 and has taught Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he was a children's pastor, a youth pastor, a senior pastor, and a summer camp director. He also started his own non-profit ministry using the wilderness as a platform for discipleship. Dr. Rubinson married his high school sweetheart and has four grown children and two grandchildren.


  • DMin, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MA, Columbia International University
  • BS, Valley Forge Christian College