Our Great Faith

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religion with a general concentration is for the student who wishes to open their heart and mind to where God is leading. Majoring in religious studies is a direct leap into the next phase of ministry.

Students survey the many ways to access God’s Word, examine and discuss beliefs with professors and classmates, and strengthen faith foundations for the next steps in the faith-building process.

Religious Studies Students
  • Study biblical hermeneutics (interpretation), theology, philosophy.
  • Sharpen skills in collecting, processing, interpreting and presenting information — both orally and in writing.
  • Discuss reading and learn with classmates and professors.
  • Set the Christian faith in the context of today's world.

Study Abroad

More than a dozen study abroad programs provide the opportunity for experiencing the Christian faith in other cultures and countries.

Study Abroad

Missions Work

Missions in Action (M.I.A.) sponsors student mission trips to serve people living on the continents of Asia, Africa, South America, as well as in the U.S.

Missions in Action

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword” (Hebrews 4:12 NIV)

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