To equip Christians with the biblical, theological, and practical skills for effective ministry. We are an institution devoted to applying theology to life and ministry.
To bless local churches by providing faithful and affordable theological training. We are an institution devoted to the health and growth of the local church.
Theological training in the context of the local church.
Receive seminary education in a fully-accredited Master of Divinity program.
Immediately apply your theological training in a ministry context.
Study and serve in the company of believers who are preparing for life and ministry.
Be discipled by a godly and trusted pastor to assist your spiritual and competency development.
Want to attend without enrolling? Anyone can audit these lectures to receive theological training without the credit.
Guided ministry for personal and professional development.
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One-year, comprehensive discipleship paths involving hands-on service in a specialized ministry track; one-on-one mentoring from the BBC staff; and assigned reading and lectures. Interns should expect to invest up to 6 hours per week to complete the requirements.
Semester-long ministry practicums involving 100 hours of specialized ministry training and study. Apprenticeships are offered in the areas of pastoral ministry, education, theology, discipleship, and communications.
Paid positions to serve alongside the BBC staff in the areas of pastoral ministry, discipleship, or communications. While serving a minimum of 15 hours per week, residents will engage in theological and practical studies related to their ministry specialization.
"It was also a blessing to be a part of a staff that is intentional about praying for one another and works together as a team to further the kingdom. I would highly recommend this internship program to any college student who is seeking to clarify their calling into ministry or would like to gain further experience in ministry."
- Emily Fronek, Former Discipleship Intern
"The best training in the best context!"
- Chaz Farmer, former Pastoral Ministry Resident
"It's my absolute favorite place to go!"
- Greg Smith