Dr. Mark Smith: CIU Standing Strong for Christ

Dr. Mark Smith is the seventh president of Columbia International University
July 19, 2021

CIU President discusses cultural/political threats to Christian higher education

Franklin Graham writes that he is thankful for “Christian schools that have refused to compromise their Biblical beliefs, especially on such critical issues as the sanctity of marriage between one man and one woman, and the clear Scriptural distinction between male and female.”

Graham, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, makes those comments in the July/August 2021 edition of Decision magazine, published by the ministry. The issue is titled “Christian Colleges Standing Strong for Christ,” and features articles by Christian college and university presidents including CIU President Dr. Mark Smith who writes about the growing threats Christian universities face culturally and politically.

Read Smith’s article, “How to Face the Growing Threats; Opportunity Awaits for Bold, Graceful Witness.”

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