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4 Reasons You Should Earn Your Doctorate

March 1, 2023

I spoke with a British friend who commented that Americans are fixated on degrees. He elaborated on the tendency toward the need for further degrees to do one’s job well or simply for the prestige of having a graduate or doctoral diploma. At first, I was offended, particularly since I had two graduate degrees at […]

Our Doctoral Student is Going On Tour with Chris Tomlin in 2019

October 24, 2018

In support of Chris Tomlin’s latest album, “Holy Roar,” – a title shared with the 2017 book he and LBC student Darren Whitehead, co-authored – the Grammy-award winning artist is hitting the road. Whitehead, who is earning his Doctor of Ministry degree from Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School, will be joining Tomlin for the tour, according […]

What Doctoral Degree is Right for Me?

May 10, 2018
Categories: Other

I find myself frequently guiding want-to-be doctoral students through a series of questions to help them determine a) if they really “want to be” a doctoral student and b) if so, how to determine the right program. Many end up pursuing a different path after the conversation than before, so here is my attempt (as a doctoral program […]

Why Doctoral Dissertations Matter: Pastor, Student Shares About Life-Changing & Ministry-Shaping Research

March 29, 2018

Casey Cleveland (’18) is the lead pastor of The Avenue Church in Delray Beach, Florida. On top of his ministry as a pastor, he’s also a husband, father of four children – and a graduate student in the throes of his dissertation research. As a doctoral candidate in our Doctor of Ministry program with a concentration in strategic leadership, […]

Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Marks (’05)

September 14, 2017
Categories: Alumni

LBC graduate Rachel (Norris) Marks is the children’s ministry resource director for the Bible Fellowship Church denomination and has served in children’s ministry since 2006 at her home church, Ebenezer Bible Fellowship Church, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. But like most people in ministry will tell you, she notes that the work, though rewarding, can be challenging […]

A Heart for Students

September 12, 2017
Categories: From the President

This article was reprinted from the spring 2017 issue of Fig Stories Lancaster with special permission form Fig Industries. Dr. Peter W. Teague, president of Lancaster Bible College for the past 18 years, is an avid reader. One of the writers dearest to him is the beloved Christian scholar and author C.S. Lewis. In his […]