LBC 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:
Commitment to Biblical Higher Education
LBC is a Bible college with Bible as the major of the curriculum and the core of concern. The college exists to prepare people for ministry and is a professional institution of higher education. Central to activities and decisions at the college is a strong commitment to the Scriptures.
Pursuit of Quality Education and Operation
LBC believes that its work is of ultimate value and has eternal consequences. The facilities, equipment, personnel, policies, and procedures should be the highest quality possible within the resource limitations of the college. There is a constant striving for improvement in every area of the college operation. The pursuit of quality in education is reflected by a balanced curriculum, incorporation of experience with academics, and the promotion of life-long learning.
An Environment Which Encourages Spiritual Life and Growth
Programs shall foster and all personnel, from Board of Trustees to students, shall model the development of a healthy spiritual life experience. Our commitment is to the authority of the Scriptures and a sensitivity to how Scriptural truth applied to every area of life promotes godly character. Prayer, Bible study, and stewardship are critical elements of spiritual growth that are promoted in all areas of student, faculty, Board, Corporation, administration, and staff development.
A Ministry and Service Mindset
The faculty, staff, students, and alumni are committed to love the Lord and serve His Church through the exercise of talents, gifts, and abilities entrusted to their care. This is regularly demonstrated by active involvement in personal Christian service activities, such as: musical ministries, speaking and consulting at local churches, and in various community organizations. In addition, various members of the administration, faculty, and staff participate in leading student missionary teams on short-term ministries.
A Culture that is Team-Oriented
The commitment of faculty, staff, and administration is to work together in a cooperative way for the glory of God and the good of the Body of Christ. Excitement and enthusiasm for the ministry of the college is manifested through a positive work ethic, utilization of God-given gifts and abilities, sensitivity to leadership, and Christ-like conduct.
A Campus Climate that is Family-Oriented
The administration, faculty, and staff are pledged to work with students in a way that will enrich their lives as sons and daughters and disciples of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Created in the image of God, each individual is viewed as both unique and full of worth and potential. Appreciation of diverse races, cultures, denominations, and abilities is fostered.