Category: Christian Life & Spirituality


Fresh Check Day Brings Student Mental Health to the Forefront

February 24, 2023

In an ever-changing and sometimes stress-filled culture, emotions like sadness, depression, anger, hopelessness and more can be common. Therefore, keeping one’s mental health in check is paramount. On March 2, for the second consecutive year, Lancaster Bible College Health & Wellness will host Fresh Check Day on the college’s Lancaster campus. Initiated by the Jordan […]

Alumna Balances Parenting, Teaching Children’s Ministry at LBC & More

February 6, 2023

Christina (McLaughlin ’13 & ’16) Goss has a lot on her plate, but having a heart rooted in Scripture has helped her prioritize life as a wife, mother, Teaching Assistant at LBC and more. After first earning a bachelor’s degree in Women in Christian Ministries in 2013, Christina went on to earn her Master of […]

LBC | Capital Launches New Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics Program

January 3, 2023

As of January 2023, Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School has launched a new online and hybrid Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics program, through which students learn to defend the gospel message of the Christian faith. Literally, the Greek word “apologia” means “defense.” Enrolled students start their first classes on Jan. […]

LBC Faculty Books and Music to Add to Your Gift-Giving List

November 25, 2022

During 2022, several LBC | Capital faculty members released new books and music, some of which may be great choices for those looking for unique and meaningful gifts this season. One of the music ensembles of Matthew Monticchio, Adjunct Professor in the Music, Worship & Performing Arts Department, released its second annual album of unique, […]

Prioritizing Rest: Thoughts from LBC’s Director of Discipleship Dwight Shelly 

November 21, 2022

(This article was reposted from the LBC Focus student newspaper. Follow the student publication on Instagram @focuslbc.) Dwight Shelly (’13), Director of Discipleship at Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School, noticed how many students on campus were “running at a frenetic pace.” In a culture where students are faced with high expectations, […]

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 […]

Professor Releases New Devotional & Hosts Book Signing on Nov. 16

November 10, 2022

Becky Toews, MA, an adjunct professor at Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School, recently released her third book, a devotional based on one of Jesus’ parables, called “Keep Your Lamp Burning.” Toews, who teaches in the Arts & Sciences Department, will host a book signing for her newest work at the Lancaster […]