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For nearly a century, CIU has educated people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ. Today, we continue that effort, offering undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs on campus and via convenient online programs designed for working adults. The love of God's word anchors the experience providing you with a foundation that will guide you for the rest of your life.
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Hans Finzel: Undergraduate Commencement Spring 2024

Columbia International UniversityMay 04, 2024

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Hans Finzel: Undergraduate Commencement Spring 2024

Hans Finzel: Undergraduate Commencement Spring 2024

Chairman of the board, Hans Finzel's address the spring 2024 CIU graduates with 6 ways God shows His goodness to us.

May 04, 202424:16
Hans Finzel: Graduate Commencement Spring 2024

Hans Finzel: Graduate Commencement Spring 2024

Chairman of the board, Hans Finzel address the spring 2024 CIU graduates with 6 ways God shows His goodness to us.

May 04, 202422:51
Austin Shoars: Testimony

Austin Shoars: Testimony

Student Austin Shoars offers his testimony.

Apr 23, 202417:26
Dr. TK Dunn: Because of the Resurection

Dr. TK Dunn: Because of the Resurection

Because of the Resurrection, everything changes.

Passage: Mark 15-16

Apr 19, 202438:41
Dr. Rick Christman: The Thankful Heart Of The Marginalized Man

Dr. Rick Christman: The Thankful Heart Of The Marginalized Man

Dr. Christman looks at how God blesses the marginalized man and how we all have something to be thankful for.

Apr 16, 202430:07
Nathan Burd: Jesus Changes Everything

Nathan Burd: Jesus Changes Everything

Speaker, Nathan Burd, goes over that the only way to see real change in your life is to really encounter Jesus.

Apr 11, 202427:08
Britton Bishop: Pursue The Goal

Britton Bishop: Pursue The Goal

In this message, Britton Bishop looks at Philippians 3:10-14 and challenges the CIU family to desire a deeper relationship with Christ, To Know Him, and to follow Paul's example and reach for the prize.


Apr 10, 202432:53
Dr. Glenn Wigfall: I Am Saved - What Now?

Dr. Glenn Wigfall: I Am Saved - What Now?

Dr. Glenn Wigfall teaches on Act 2:38.

Apr 04, 202423:33
Jeremy Kingsley: Difficult Questions

Jeremy Kingsley: Difficult Questions

Jeremy looks at passages in Matthew and John's Gospels in which Jesus asks Peter some difficult questions. The passages include Matthew 16:13-18, John 13:36-38, John 18:18, and John 21:15-17.

Mar 26, 202426:21
Dr. Bill Jones: Staying Pure in Relationships (1 Cor. 3:16)

Dr. Bill Jones: Staying Pure in Relationships (1 Cor. 3:16)

This is the final message of Dr. Jones' Series: My Favorite 3:16 Verses.

Mar 22, 202441:37
Dr. Bryan Beyer: CIU Core Value #5 - Evangelical Unity

Dr. Bryan Beyer: CIU Core Value #5 - Evangelical Unity

During this message, Dr. Bryan Beyer discusses CIU's Core Value of Evangelical Unity and how it is lived out at CIU.

Mar 08, 202429:16
Dr. Andre Melvin: Evangelical Unity

Dr. Andre Melvin: Evangelical Unity

In this message, Dr. Andre Melvin discusses the importance of Evangelical Unity, why he believes in it, and how it is lived out.

Evangelical Unity is one of CIU's Core values.

Mar 06, 202431:41
CIU Faculty Panel: Authority of Scripture - Applications for Counseling

CIU Faculty Panel: Authority of Scripture - Applications for Counseling

In this final discussion during CIU's Authority of Scripture week, CIU's counseling and psychology faculty look at our response in a counseling approach that comes from the corrective lens that the scriptures provide. The Scriptures are the lens through which we properly see the world.

Panel members: Dr. Seth Scott, Dr. Benjamin Mathew, Dr. Paula Whitaker, Dr. Glenda Nanna


Mar 01, 202450:16
Dr. David Croteau, Dr. Markus Klausli, and Dr. Mike Naylor: Seeking God when Life is Hard - New Testament Insights

Dr. David Croteau, Dr. Markus Klausli, and Dr. Mike Naylor: Seeking God when Life is Hard - New Testament Insights

Dr. David Croteau, Dr. Markus Klausli, and Dr. Mike Naylor discuss God's care in the midst of suffering by looking at some New Testament Bible passages.

Passages: Romans 8:18-27, 2 Cor. 1:3-7, James 1:2-4, 1 Peter, and Rev. 21:1-4


Feb 29, 202434:26
Dr. John Crutchfield, Dr. Michael Lyons: Seeking God When Life is Hard - Insights from the Old Testament

Dr. John Crutchfield, Dr. Michael Lyons: Seeking God When Life is Hard - Insights from the Old Testament

Dr. Crutchfield and Dr. Lyons discuss three keys to help us walk in the wilderness: Sabbath as protection, Lament as healing, and Worship as hope.

Feb 28, 202431:02
Olivia Humphrey: Do You Miss Him?

Olivia Humphrey: Do You Miss Him?

Olivia challenges and encourages believers to come back to their first love.

Passage: Revelation 2:2-6

Feb 21, 202421:26
Adrian Despres: John 3:14

Adrian Despres: John 3:14

Adrian Despres focuses on the Gospel message found in John 3.

Passage: John 3:1-16


Feb 15, 202432:39
Dr. Bill Jones: President's Chapel - Q&A

Dr. Bill Jones: President's Chapel - Q&A

In this episode, Dr. Jones answers questions provided by the CIU Student body.

Feb 14, 202428:34
Dr. Ronnie Stanley: One Praise

Dr. Ronnie Stanley: One Praise

All Nations will sing and praise God.

Passage: Rev. 7:9-17

Feb 09, 202429:11
Dr. Ronnie Stanley: One People

Dr. Ronnie Stanley: One People

Christ has removed all cosmic and spiritual barriers to make both Gentiles and Jews into the new man comprised of the Church.

Passage: Ephesians 2:11-22


Feb 09, 202425:54
Dr. Ronnie Stanley: From One Man

Dr. Ronnie Stanley: From One Man

All of humanity came into existence through one man Adam for God to bring Glory to himself by replicating His Image through history.

Passage: Acts 17:26-29

Feb 08, 202423:38
Dr. Joe Craft: Out With The Old In With The New

Dr. Joe Craft: Out With The Old In With The New

Dr. Joe Craft looks at Jesus's words and Gospel about how there's a new way of life.

Feb 01, 202433:10
Dr. Derek Thomas: How To Respond To Faith Challenges In A Post Pandemic World

Dr. Derek Thomas: How To Respond To Faith Challenges In A Post Pandemic World

Dr. Derek Thomas looks at James chapter 2 and what true authentic faith looks like in our post pandemic world.

Jan 30, 202442:19
Stephen Splawn: Leadership In A Post Pandemic Church

Stephen Splawn: Leadership In A Post Pandemic Church

Pastor Stephen Splawn looks at James chapter 1 and what it looks like to Godly lead a church in our post pandemic world.

Jan 30, 202450:40
Jonathan Leeman: How To Get Along In a Post Pandemic Church

Jonathan Leeman: How To Get Along In a Post Pandemic Church

Jonathan Leeman looks at James chapter 4 and God's calling for us to have hearts of humility in our dealings with each other.

Jan 30, 202450:21
Dr. Quinton Graham: Avoiding The Money Trap

Dr. Quinton Graham: Avoiding The Money Trap

Dr. Quinton Graham looks at James chapter 5 and how greed takes us away from the life God wants for us.

Jan 30, 202456:35
Dr. Rick Christman: Words Matter

Dr. Rick Christman: Words Matter

Dr. Rick Christman looks at James chapter 3 and how important our words really are.

Jan 30, 202433:43
Paul Epperson: Remember The Main Thing

Paul Epperson: Remember The Main Thing

Paul Epperson charges Christians cling close to God and His word

Jan 25, 202428:12
Dr. Andre Rogers: Fix Your Eyes On Jesus

Dr. Andre Rogers: Fix Your Eyes On Jesus

Dr. Rogers preaches from Hebrews 12 and how when we fix our eyes on Jesus, he delivers us through the race of life.

Jan 23, 202432:50
Dr. Bryan Beyer: All In: Fall 2023 Commencement Address

Dr. Bryan Beyer: All In: Fall 2023 Commencement Address

Dr. Brian Beyer preaches how the Gospel calls us to be "All in" when it comes to ministry and where God has us.

Dec 16, 202318:02
Deandre Leith: Get Up And Go

Deandre Leith: Get Up And Go

Student Deandre Leith looks at Matthew 28 and Jesus' last command for us.

Dec 05, 202321:02
Dr. Rick Christman: Experiencing Hope

Dr. Rick Christman: Experiencing Hope

Dr. Rick Christman looks at the story of Zachariah, and how God gives us hope.

Nov 28, 202330:23
Erci Nahass: The Ripple Effect

Erci Nahass: The Ripple Effect

Pastor Eric Nahass taches about how there is a ripple effect going on when we share Christ with others.

Nov 21, 202330:10
Tirrell Howell: Seeds To Harvest

Tirrell Howell: Seeds To Harvest

Tirrell Howell speaks to how being a student is a temporary season that is here to help prepare for the next season.

Nov 16, 202323:50
Paul Epperson: Fix Your Eyes On Jesus

Paul Epperson: Fix Your Eyes On Jesus

Paul Epperson challenges listeners on what their focus is on.

Nov 09, 202334:43
Dr. George Murray: Planning To Go, Willing To Stay

Dr. George Murray: Planning To Go, Willing To Stay

Dr. George Murray Gives 4 things that God doesn't know in order to challenge us to go out and tell others about Jesus.

Nov 07, 202341:55
Delaine Blackwell: CIU's 100th Year

Delaine Blackwell: CIU's 100th Year

Board member Delaine Blackwell speaks on CIU's 100 year history.

Nov 04, 202320:41
Dr. Paul Tripp: How To Be A Christian Without Losing Your Mind/Q&A

Dr. Paul Tripp: How To Be A Christian Without Losing Your Mind/Q&A

Dr. Paul Tripp gives 5 takeaways from 1 Peter 5 on how to be a Christian without losing your mind, and then does a Q&A afterwards.

Nov 03, 202301:14:36
Alexis Deason: Everyday Laborership

Alexis Deason: Everyday Laborership

Student Alexis Deason challenges that students to get out there and do the labor of missions that the Lord calls us to.

Nov 01, 202321:45
Dr. Kevin McWillams: The First Disciples

Dr. Kevin McWillams: The First Disciples

Dr. Kevin McWilliams looks at John 1:35-51 and what we can learn from Jesus and His calling of His first disciples.

Oct 31, 202326:33
World Christian Week Panel 2023

World Christian Week Panel 2023

A panel of Dr. Michael Johnson, Dr. Amy Dubois, and Jolene Erlacher to discuss missions and our current generation.

Oct 26, 202331:59
Jolene Erlacher: An Unlikely Choice

Jolene Erlacher: An Unlikely Choice

Jolene Erlacher outlines how you may have an unlikely choice ahead of you for the mission of God.

Oct 25, 202316:57
Jolene Erlacher: An Unlikely Generation

Jolene Erlacher: An Unlikely Generation

Jolene Erlacher looks at why this generation may seem unlikely to be used by God, but how God uses unlikely people.

Oct 24, 202322:53
James McCall: Do Not Fear Growth

James McCall: Do Not Fear Growth

James McCall looks at 1 Peter and how our sufferings and trials lead to growth in Christ.

Oct 17, 202323:55
Dr. David DeWitt: Lessons From Daniel

Dr. David DeWitt: Lessons From Daniel

Dr. David Dewitt looks at the many stories of Daniel and how we should learn to be fierce in our faith just like him.

Oct 12, 202328:12
Dr. David Croteau: Anxiety

Dr. David Croteau: Anxiety

Dr. David Croteau looks at Philippians 4 and how the Bible and science can help us fight anxiety.

Oct 10, 202338:21
Dr. Ed Smither: Rescued

Dr. Ed Smither: Rescued

Dr. Ed Smither speaks on the powerful rescuing work of Christ in our lives.

Oct 05, 202316:09
Dr. Bill Jones: The One Verse Method

Dr. Bill Jones: The One Verse Method

Dr. Bill Jones goes over how to use the one verse method of John 3:16 to evangelize to nonbelievers.

Oct 03, 202328:43
David Gentino: Expect God to Save And Satisfy You

David Gentino: Expect God to Save And Satisfy You

Pastor David Gentino teaches on the treasure that is Christ and His saving work.

Sep 28, 202326:10
Latoya Reed: Service Outside Your Comfort Zone

Latoya Reed: Service Outside Your Comfort Zone

Alumni Latoya Reed calls for the need for Christians to go out and serve outside their comfort zones.

Sep 26, 202318:59