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Ministry Leaders Earning Doctorates Through Seminary Partnership in Brazil


January 25, 2023

Thanks to an innovative partnership between Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School and Faculdade Teológica Sul Americana (FTSA) in Londrina, southwestern Brazil, more pastors and ministry leaders are earning doctoral degrees that may have once seemed out of reach. After years of planning, accreditation processes, course design and language translations, the first […]

LBC’s 2023 Missions Conference Set for Feb. 7-9, with Theme of ‘God’s Heart for the World’


January 11, 2023

A favorite memory for Lancaster Bible College alumni across the decades, the 2023 Missions Conference is planned for Feb. 7-9 on the Lancaster campus. This year’s theme is “God’s Heart for the World” and will take participants on a personal journey of how they can be involved in missions right where they are as they […]

Calvin Reed (’78) Named LBC’s 2022 Alumnus of the Year


December 13, 2022

Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School has named Calvin Reed (’78) the 2022 Alumnus of the Year. Reed, who earned his bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Studies, has served in ministry for 40 years. After LBC, Reed went on to earn an MDiv and also took DMin courses at Biblical Theological Seminary, now […]

Three Local Church Members with LBC Connections Host Their Own Faith-Based Podcasts


November 16, 2022

(This article was originally published in LNP | LancasterOnline on Nov. 12, 2022.) Greg Schmalhofer, Monica Kirsch and Mark Farnham have a lot in common. Faith is a driving force in each of their lives. They worship at Calvary Church in Manheim Township. And they all host a podcast encouraging worshippers in their faith, each […]

Leadership Luncheon Event on Oct. 18 Focuses on Trust


September 28, 2022

Trust is an integral element of all relationships—in marriages, friendships and families. Trust is also of paramount importance in the workplace, yet just 14% of work colleagues trust their senior leaders and their team leaders (Harvard Business Review citing the ADP Research Institute). What’s the reason for the lack of trust? And as trust levels […]

Faculty Star in Films, Publish Articles & Books, Teach Forums


September 22, 2022

(These Faculty Accomplishments first appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of The ECHO Magazine.) Stephen Atherholt, Director of Musical Theatre Studies in the Music, Worship & Performing Arts Department, is starring in a film about the life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the first movie produced by Sight & Sound Films. The film, “I Heard […]

LBC Celebrates Launch of 25 New Online Programs, Officially Welcomes Class of 2026


September 12, 2022

As a new academic year is underway, Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School is celebrating. The Class of 2026 was officially welcomed in late August, as freshmen and their families moved onto campus, participated in valuable sessions and were introduced to the LBC | Capital community. Made up of 248 undergraduate students […]

‘The Best Days Are Always Ahead’—Phil Béna’s 40-Year History with LBC


September 7, 2022

(Reprinted from the Winter 2022 ECHO Magazine) Throughout Rev. Philip Béna’s 40-year teaching career, not much has stayed the same. New faces, new subjects, new and different ways of doing things. But one thing remains constant—Phil Béna (’80) goes where God wants him to go, and that is a divinely guided adventure. The first 31 […]

LBC | Capital Faculty Members Gather to Prepare for New Year


August 20, 2022

Before the busyness of the new fall 2022 semester began, Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School faculty members gathered for a day of learning, brainstorming, group discussions, getting to know others outside their academic departments and, ultimately, gleaning valuable takeaways they can incorporate in the classroom. The morning opened with coffee and […]

Pastoral Ministry Graduate Making a Difference Through His Service


June 15, 2022

(This article originally appeared in LBC | Capital’s ECHO Magazine.) Through his volunteer service in both prison ministry and at a 2022 weeklong summer camp Clarkston, Ga., for refugee children. Nick Songster (’22) gets to witness life change. The Pastoral Ministry major has been volunteering with prison ministry since being introduced to Push The Rock, […]