2020-2021 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

LBC | Capital: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

The institution offers a full range of collegiate programming, from noncredit biblical enrichment to undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs. Since 1933, the college's Bible-centered education has helped students follow God's plan for their personal and professional lives. Studies take place in a caring environment that integrates biblical teaching across a culturally diverse curriculum. Its faculty bring a wealth of academic credentials and real-world experience to each class.


Lancaster Bible College exists to educate Christian students to think and live a biblical worldview and to proclaim Christ by serving him in the Church and society.


Lancaster Bible College will be a premier learning community that intentionally develops the head, heart, and hands of servant ministry leaders for global impact.

Core Values

Lancaster Bible College has established a set of core values to serve as the compass for fulfilling its mission. The LBC experience is an important factor in the development of ministry leaders. LBC's core values are as follows:

  1. Committed to premier biblical higher education as evidenced by the encouragement of a Christ-centered learning community.
  2. Committed to institutional excellence as evidenced by providing and maintaining God-honoring resources.
  3. Committed to institutional distinctiveness as evidenced by preserving the integrity of our mission and legacy while planning for the future of the college.
  4. Committed to a biblical foundation as evidenced by the teaching of sound doctrine and the proper interpretation of Scripture in accordance with our statement of faith.
  5. Committed to a spiritual foundation as evidenced by providing an environment which encourages spiritual life and growth.
  6. Committed to developing students for a ministry and service mindset as evidenced by preparing them both academically and experientially to serve Christ in the Church and society.
  7. Committed to exemplifying a ministry and service mindset as evidenced by exerting a positive Christian influence both locally and globally.