Columbia Bible College names new president

Bryan Born takes over the position in Abbotsford on Dec. 22.

Bryan Born

Bryan Born

Columbia Bible College (CBC) in Abbotsford has announced a new president.

Dr. Bryan Born was unanimously endorsed to the position during CBC’s annual general meeting on Oct. 11.

He will assume the presidency on Dec. 22, which marks the retirement of current president Dr. Ron Penner.

Born was born and raised in Abbotsford and is currently serving as the director of intercultural studies at CBC, a post he has held since 2004. During the previous 12 years, he worked with African churches in Botswana and Lesotho.

He holds master’s degrees in divinity and theology, along with a doctorate in missiology.

Born and his wife of nearly 30 years, Teresa, have three grown children, two of whom are married.