Bryan Born completed a Doctor of Theology (Missiology) degree from the University of South Africa in 2010. Prior to taking on the role of Columbia Bible College President near the end of 2012, he served as a professor, intercultural Bible teacher and associate pastor. His life goal is to engage with the world, follow the way of Jesus, and encourage people to experience reconciliation with God, life transformation and a sense of mission in their lives. Bryan and his wife Teresa have three married children and 7 grandchildren. Some of his favorite activities include wrestling with new ideas, collecting and polishing rocks, gardening and cheering on the CBC Bearcats athletics teams!