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  • Why Reformation Bible College Exists

    from Stephen Nichols May 07, 2019 Category: Articles

    Reformation Bible College (RBC) is unique, and its mission is urgent: “Above all, know God.” It fills a needed gap among institutions of higher education. Firmly established upon and governed by theological convictions, RBC is unabashedly a Christian college. There are two main types of Christian colleges: liberal arts colleges and Bible colleges. RBC has something exceptional to offer when set against either type. Historically, Christian liberal arts colleges have offered a robust curriculum in the humanities, as well as majors devoted to professions and career paths. Yet their biblical and theological curriculum offerings have not been as plentiful or extensive. For example, colleges and universities belonging to the Coalition of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) only require a minimum of six credit hours of biblical or theological instruction. And of course, Christian liberal arts colleges represent a wide swath of theological commitment, with many espousing a watered-down version of core Christian doctrines and beliefs. Keep Reading
  • People Have Forgotten Who God Is

    from Stephen Nichols Feb 19, 2019 Category: Ministry News

    Have you heard the story behind our ministry’s mission statement? In the 1970s, a consultant ran Dr. Sproul through a gauntlet of questions. What’s the most important thing you can teach non-Christians that they don’t know? R.C.’s answer: “That’s easy. They don’t know who God is.” What’s the most important thing Christians don’t know that they need to know? R.C.’s answer: “That’s easy too. They don’t know who God is.” R.C. said we need to know theology, especially the doctrine of God. Keep Reading

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