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Rolling with the Punches | Professor Tony Bruno Arms Students with Knowledge, Strength & Resiliency


January 17, 2023

(This article originally appeared in the Fall 2022 ECHO Magazine.) On a typical day at Lancaster Bible College, Tony Bruno puts on a jacket, gathers his teaching plans and heads to the classroom—arming students with biblical knowledge that will serve them for a lifetime and help them defend their faith in a world that isn’t […]

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, […]

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 […]

New 1:3 Organization Helps Students Focus on Godly Relationships


October 13, 2022

Besides studying, socialization and sports, Lancaster Bible College students have an array of student-led clubs and organizations through which they can grow and learn. One of the newest groups is called “1:3.” Bree DeVoe (’24), a Middle Level Education major and founder of “1:3,” explains the significance behind the relationship-centered organization. LBC: What need did […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

LBC’s Musical Theatre Director Stars in New Sight & Sound Film


July 7, 2022

It was an early Christmas surprise this summer when Sight & Sound Theatres based in Lancaster, Pa., made a monumental announcement—one with Lancaster Bible College connections. The ministry known for “bringing the Bible to life” through inspiring stage performances in Lancaster as well as Branson, Mo., is branching out to reach even more people and […]