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|Life in Process||Dennis D. Morgan||
Why is life such a struggle? Why are relationships with family, friends, God, and even ourselves so frustrating and painful at times? Will healing and wholeness ever come? In this fresh, thoughtful book, Morgan shows that our longing to be made new, to...
|Fighting for Peace||Dennis D. Morgan||
Conflict in relationships is a fact of life. When people are around each other there is not only the potential for conflict, but there is going to be conflict in some form, to some extent, at some time. Rather than fearing conflict, Dr. Dennis Morgan...
B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.A., Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University; M.A.T.S., Reformed Theological Seminary; Psy.D. Rosemead School of Psychology
Dr. Dennis Morgan (M.A. and Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology) is a faculty member in the College of Counseling of Columbia International University. He is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in South Carolina and is in private practice with the Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC. He was formerly in private practice in Virginia Beach, VA and the Psychological Services Center Clinical Manager and a Clinical Associate Professor at Regent University, in their doctoral program in clinical psychology. His early teaching experience was at Pepperdine University, Malibu, where he coordinated the University counseling center and was adjunct faculty. He has over 30 years of experience in clinical practice in California, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, and South Carolina. He also has significant experience in clinical administration, including his past work as the Vice President of Clinical Services for a large non-profit counseling agency and as the clinical consultant/co-owner of a psychiatric hospital treatment program. Dr. Morgan has a special interest in assisting clients' spiritual formation in the context of clinical practice. This has been a focus for his writing and research. He is the author of Fighting for Peace: Combating Conflict with Character and another book entitled Life in Process, as well as having authored a chapter in Spiritual Formation, Counseling and Psychotherapy. His other publications include journal articles and materials related to spiritual formation in clinical practice. Dr. Morgan and his wife are also with Mission to the World, making annual trips to Europe to provide member care, counseling, educational consulting.
Coordinator of Psychological Services, Psychological Services, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 1982-1984; Adjunct Faculty, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA and Los Angeles, CA, 1983-1984; Private Practice, Columbia Psychological Group, Long Beach, CA, 1983-1984; Medical Affiliate Staff, College Hospital, Cerritos, CA, 1983-1984; Private Practice, Campbell Psychological Services, Campbell, CA, 1984-1988; Psychologist, El Camino Hospital, Concern: Employee Assistance Program, Mountain View CA, 1985-1986; Private Practice, Christian Family Counseling Services, Fremont, CA, 1986-1988; Clinical Coordinator, RAPHA Unit, Sharpstown General Hospital, Houston, TX, 1988-1989; Private Practice, Christian Counseling Centers, Campbell, CA, 1989-1993; Clinical Consultant, Rapha/Renewal Unit, Oak Creek Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1991-1992; Co-owner/Board Member, Renewal Psychotherapy Group, Fremont, CA, 1991-1992; Active Professional Staff, Oak Creek Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1991-1993; Vice President - Clinical Services, Christian Counseling Centers, San Francisco Bay Area, 1992-1993; Active Professional Staff, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1992-1993; Senior Psychologist, Tennessee Christian Medical Center, Madison, TN, 1993-1997; Consultant/Owner, Life Phases Consultation, Hendersonville, TN, 1996-1998; Clinical Associate Professor/Psychological Services Center Clinical Manager, Regent University, School of Psychology and Counseling, Virginia Beach, VA, 1998-2000; Clinical Psychologist, Christian Psychotherapy Services, Virginia Beach, VA, 2000-2005; Consultant, Pro-Family Counseling Services, Vienna Austria, 2001-present; Clinical Psychologist in part-time private practice at the Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC, 2005-present; Associate Professor, Adjunct Professor in the College of Counseling, Columbia International University, Columbia, SC, 2005-present.
B.A., Arizona State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
Dr. Johnny V. Miller served as president of Columbia International University from 1991 to 1999. His tenure as president was a time of growth for CIU, both in programs, and in buildings. It was during his administration that the school changed its name from Columbia Bible College to Columbia International University. During that time the CIU European campus in Korntal, Germany was also accredited by SACS and by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
Miller also oversaw the addition of CIU's Muslim studies program, the Distance Learning Program, the Graduate School Education Program, and the Communication Program in the Undergraduate School. Buildings that were constructed on campus during Miller's presidency include The Schuster Building, the Alumni Center, and improvements to student residences, including the installation of air conditioning.
Miller was also involved in the expansion of satellite locations for Ben Lippen School, and the expansion of CIU's broadcasting division when radio station New Life 91.9 WRCM in Charlotte, N.C. went on the air.
Miller has also served as a missionary to Sweden and has been involved in church planting. He has ministered in several foreign countries, including Eastern Europe, India and Egypt.
In high school and college Miller worked as a sports reporter and columnist for the Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette. He and his wife, Jeanne, have two married children: Joan and John.
Th.D., 1980, Dallas Theological Seminary; reporter, 1962-65, Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette; teacher, 1965-66, Manual High School, Peoria, IL; teaching fellow, 1970-72, Dallas Theological Seminary; missionary, 1972-74, Sweden; pastor, 1974-79, 1983-90, Cypress Bible Church, Cypress, TX; faculty, 1979-83, Columbia Bible College, president 1991-99, Columbia International University/ 1999-2009, Pastor of Calvary Church, Lancaster, PA.
Dr. Luc joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1982 and has taught Old Testament and Hebrew from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served as a school principle and a pastor in Vietnam. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew. He was written articles for several scholarly journals and served as the Old Testament editor for the CRM Chinese Study Bible.
|Helps for the Healthy Church|
|Being in the Place for Spiritual Transformation to Occur|
|Making Disciples of Jesus|
|How Do You Lead When the Backdrop of Life is Changing?|
|New Life: The Importance of Leadership Development|
|Good Summer Reading Ideas|
|Knowing Christ: The Relationship between Yielding and Trusting|
Dr. King joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1997 and taught Pastoral Theology until 2003; he then served as director of Alumni Ministries until 2012 when he rejoined the Seminary & School of Ministry faculty; he has taught Ministry Studies from 2012 until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served as a youth pastor, associate staff with Campus Crusade for Christ, director of the Ben Lippen Conference Center, assistant director of the Billy Graham Training Center, and pastor of two congregations in North Carolina. He is an ordained minister in the Christian and Missionary Alliance.
Published periodical articles, essays, dictionary entries
|"The Bible in the Twenty-first Century," in New Dimensions in Evangelical Theology||L. Igou Hodges||
Festschrift for Millard J. Erickson
|I to I: A Personal Post-Eschatology||L. Igou Hodges||
Dr. Hodges joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1978 and has taught Systematic Theology from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he taught at Toccoa Falls College from 1975 until 1978. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature.
Published Periodical Articles, Essays, Dictionary Entries
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|Portrait of a Servant-Leader|
|Servants of the Servant: A Biblical Theology of Leadership||Don N. Howell, Jr.||
This study is an attempt to forge a full-orbed theology of Christian leadership grounded in the teaching of Scripture. What emerges from tracing the theme of leadership through the biblical record is a servanthood pattern, one that is wholly distinct...
|The Passion of the Servant: A Journey to the Cross||Don N. Howell, Jr.||
The New Testament opens with four Gospel accounts that introduce the reader to Jesus Christ. From the very beginning, the redemptive drama moves toward the cross. The final week of Jesus's life, Passion Week, takes up nearly 40 percent of the entire...
Dr. Howell joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1995 and served as assistant dean until 1998; he has taught New Testament and Greek from 1998 until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served with OMF International in Japan from 1979 until 1994 as a church planter and theological educator. He has taught in Latin America, Eastern Europe, China, and Micronesia and has been Research Fellow at Tyndale House (Cambridge, UK) three times. He is a member of the Evangelical Missiological Society and the Evangelical Theological Society. His books include Servants of the Servant and The Passion of the Servant. He is an ordained Baptist minister.
Articles and Chapters in Books
B.A., University of Rochester; M.Ed., University of South Carolina; M.Div., D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions
Dr. Higgins serves as Associate Pastor of The Church at LifePark in Mount Pleasant, SC. From 1992 until 1996, he served CIU first as university registrar, then as dean of married students. From 1996 until 2013, he served on the faculty of the Seminary & School of Ministry as associate dean for ministry skills development.
Dr. Higgins holds a DMin from Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions, an MEd from the University of South Carolina, and a BA from the University of Rochester
B.A. (Spanish), Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.A. (Spanish), University of California at Los Angeles; M.A, Columbia Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr. Joan Havens is director of the Master of Christian Education (MACE) degree program at Columbia Biblical Seminary & School of Missions. She has taught in public and Christian schools and served in churches as coordinator of Christian education and director of children's ministries. She was an adjunct instructor in religious education at Southwestern Baptist Seminary and in Spanish at Texas Christian University.
In 1992 she joined the seminary faculty after serving for 31/2 years as director of children's ministries at Southcliff Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas.
Dr. Havens taught in the Paramus Public Schools, Paramus, New Jersey, for 17 years, and at Our Lady of Victory School, Fort Worth, Texas, for three years. She is the author of "Parent Education Levels as They Relate to Academic Achievement Among Home Schooled Children," Home School Researcher, Vol. 10, num. 4, 1994.
B.A., 1966 Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.A., 1969, University of California at Los Angeles; M.A.C.E., 1985, Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions; Ph.D., 1991, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; teacher, 1969-86, Paramus Public Schools, Paramus, NJ; Coordinator of Christian Education, 1985-86, First Baptist Church of Grantwood, Cliffside Park, NJ; teacher, 1986-89, Our Lady of Victory School, Fort Worth, TX; Adjunct instructor in Spanish, 1990-92, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; Director of Children’s Ministries, 1989-92, Southcliff Baptist Church. Columbia Biblical Seminary and School of Missions, 1992 .
Dr. Harvey joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1992 and taught New Testament and Greek until 2011. He has served as dean from 2011 until the present. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research, and the Society of Biblical Literature. He has had opportunities to teach in Germany, the Netherlands, Moldova, Zambia, and South Africa. His books include Interpreting the Pauline Letters and Anointed with the Spirit and Power. He is an ordained teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.
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|Cell-ing the Gospel|
|DocDevos||Larry E. Dixon||
Are you tired of feeling like a 98-pound weakling who keeps getting sand kicked in his face by the cults? "DocDEVOS" is a three-month devotional in doctrine that will strengthen your faith! I call it a kind of "Daily Bread" with teeth. The devotionals...
|DocTalk||Larry E. Dixon||
People ask the strangest things in Christian books - a pocket sized large print Bible or maybe a profound leader's guide for instant Bible studies! A few moments thought would make us realise how silly we can be . . . does a really interesting book on...
|DocWalk||Larry E. Dixon||
Surveys of Churchgoers reveal a huge problem - there is too little difference between them and people who don't go to church! If our beliefs are to be taken seriously then they must be seen to have a difference in our behaviour, Dixon's remarkable...
|Heaven||Larry E. Dixon||
Someone has stolen heaven - or at least its appeal - from Christians. Life on earth in the twenty-first century, it seems, is too good here and people don't think that much about their future destination unless forced to by circumstances. But the...
|The Other Side of the Good News||Larry E. Dixon||
It is a time of Christian confusion and, therefore, uncertain witness. Is there a biblical doctrine of hell or are Christians free to hold a variety of viewpoints on this issue? If so, does it matter?
|When Temptation Strikes||Larry E. Dixon||
Larry Dixon takes a serious and weighty subject and turns it into an honest and down-to-earth discussion of the practical ways we can find victory over temptation. His humor, poignant illustrations, and solid grasp of theology make for an easy but...
Dr. Dixon joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1997 and has taught Systematic Theology from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he taught at Northeastern Bible College from 1986 until 1988 and served as professor of biblical and theological studies at Providence College in Manitoba, Canada from 1988 until 1996. He also served in Germany with International Teams.
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