Like all colleges and universities, seminaries are sizeable organizations with substantial budgets. How those budgets are treated in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service often depends on the organization structure of a seminary. 501(c)3 Schools Are Usually Tax-Exempt Colleges and universities are usually tax-exempt if they’re structured as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. This includes […]
The Role of Seminaries and Bible Colleges in the Bible Translation Movement
As the global church grows, so does the need for Bible translation. In fact, there are nearly 2,000 languages currently spoken which do not have a single verse of Scripture. The need is great, both for prayer, financial support, and people called to serve this work. Seminaries and bible colleges have a vital role to […]
What Was the First Bible College in the United States?
Bible colleges are well-established conservative chrisitan institutions of higher education now, but they haven’t always been around. Bible colleges in their current form trace their history back to the first bible institutes of the late 1800s. The Bible Institute Movement of the Late 1800s The bible institute movement began in the late 19th Century as […]
Conservative Christian Bible Colleges That Teach Creationism
Most educational institutions, from pre-kindergarten through doctoral programs, teach evolution as the prevailing scientific theory of how the world developed. Some conservative christian bible colleges continue to teach creationism, however. If you’d prefer to go to a creationist bible college, here are some of the most well-known accredited ones. What is Creationism? Creationism is a […]