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Missiologists Meet at CIU

March 31, 2014

Columbia International University alumni and professors weighed in on some of the latest thinking in missions strategies at the The Evangelical Missiological Society’s 2014 Southeast Regional Conference held on the CIU campus on March 29. The theme was “Missions and Diaspora.”

CIU professors making presentations included Dr. Jerry Rankin, the director of the Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at CIU, Zwemer Assistant Director Trevor Castor, Dr. Mike Naylor, Dr. David Cashin, and Dr. Ed Smither.

One of the plenary session speakers was CIU alumnus Leiton Chinn, an international student ministry organizer with the Lausanne Movement. Other CIU alumni making presentations include Ken Katayama, the president of Crossover Communications International, and recent CIU seminary graduate Jessie Udall.

Photos by CIU student photographer Melissa McCutchan.