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Faculty

Resident Faculty
Leah Herod
Director of Professional Relations
B.A., The University of Alabama; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn UniversityRead More...
Lindsay Hislop William Lindsay Hislop
Professor Emeritus
B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South CarolinaRead More...
L. Igou Hodges
Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of EdinburghDr. 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...Read More...
Lynn Hoekstra Lynn Hoekstra
Teacher Education Program Director, Education Professor
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ed.D., Azusa Pacific UniversityRead More...
Don Howell Don N. Howell, Jr.
Professor of New Testament and Greek
B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological SeminaryRead More...
Peggie Etheredge Johnson Peggie Etheredge Johnson
Adjunct Education Professor
R.C., Kenneth Shuler’s School of Cosmetology; B.A., W.L. Bonner College; M.A., Columbia International University, M.Ed., Columbia International UniversityRead More...
Dr. Bill Jones William H. Jones
President
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Certificate in Theology, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions; D.Min., Gordon-Conwell SeminaryRead More...
Roy M. King
Professor of Ministry Studies
B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.A., Columbia International University; D.Min, Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Oxford Graduate School   Read More...
Dr. Markus Klausli Markus Klausli
Professor of New Testament & Greek
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.Div., Columbia International University; S.T.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological SeminaryRead More...
Michael Langston Michael W. Langston
Professor of Chaplain Ministries
B.S., University of Louisiana; M.A., The Naval War College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D. Min., Bethel Theological Seminary Read More...
James Lanpher James Lanpher
Provost & Sr. Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
B.S., Georgetown University; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre DameRead More...
Warren Larson Warren F. Larson
Professor Emeritus
Diploma, Peace River Bible Institute; B.Th., Vancouver Bible College; M.Miss., Canadian Theological Seminary; M.Div., Trinity Western University; Ph.D., Fuller Theological SeminaryRead More...
Joe LeTexier Joe LeTexier
TEFL Minor Program Coordinator
B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div. Columbia International UniversityRead More...
Rod Lewis Rod Lewis
Music Program Director
B.A. in Music Education, Alderson Broaddus College; M.M. in Guitar Performance, University of South Carolina;n D.M.A. in Guitar Performance, University of South CarolinaRead More...
Chris Little Christopher Little
Professor of Intercultural Studies
B.S., University of Southern California; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Fuller Theological SeminaryRead More...
Alex Luc Alex T. Luc
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Trinity College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.Th., Theological College of Vietnam; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison Read More...
Mark McCann Mark McCann
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Program Director
B.A., Florida Bible College; M.S., Nova Southeastern University; Ed.D., University of Central FloridaRead More...
Allan D. McKechnie
Professor of Ministry Care
B.B.E., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Bethel SeminaryRead More...
Kevin McWilliams Kevin McWilliams
Bible and Intercultural Studies Professor
B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Trinity International UniversityRead More...
Johnny V. Miller
President, 1991-1999
B.A., Arizona State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary Read More...
Connie Mitchell
Dean of the College of Education
B.A., Florida Bible College; B.S., Bryan College; M.A., Ed.D., University of MiamiRead More...
Debbie Moore Debbie Moore
M.Ed. Program Director
B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.Ed., Bob Jones University; Ed.D., Columbia International UniversityRead More...
Linda Murdaugh Linda Murdaugh
Director of Professional Education Field Experiences
B.A., California Baptist College; M.A., California State UniversityRead More...
Michael Naylor Michael Naylor
New Testament Professor
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of EdinburghMike Naylor is a New Testament professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. Originally from Iowa, Mike has also lived in Chicago, Edinburgh (Scotland), and Maryland. Mike joined the faculty at Columbia International University in 2012 after serving as an adjunct faculty member at Liberty...Read More...
BNoonan Ben Noonan
Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew
B.S., M.A., Wheaton College; M.Phil., Ph.D.. Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of ReligionDr. Noonan joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 2014. He teaches Old Testament and Hebrew courses. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, where he serves on the Pentateuch Program Unit Steering Committee, as well as the Society of Biblical...Read More...

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