LBC Blog


Faculty Oped: History Says There’s No Such Thing as a Perfect Revival, But…

February 27, 2023

(This oped originally appeared in The Christian Post on Feb. 27, 2023.) As a church historian, it has been interesting to see how Christians have responded to the recently concluded revival at Asbury University. Some people thanked God for the outpouring of His spirit, while others cautiously encouraged the revival but warned that only time […]

Student-Designed Human Trafficking Simulation Referenced on Local News

“Good Day PA,” ABC27’s daily lifestyle program, featured a report in January 2023 on human trafficking, noting that Lancaster County had the highest number of human trafficking offenses filed in the state from 2017-2021. The program featured a conversation with leaders from She’s Somebody’s Daughter, which began in 2012 as an awareness initiative about the […]

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 […]

Counseling & Social Work Dept. Hosting Free Play Therapy Workshop

February 21, 2023

This spring, the Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School Counseling & Social Work Department will host a useful and timely workshop on play therapy for those studying or serving in the field. The in-person workshop, titled “Let’s Play! Using Play Therapy in Clinical Practice,” is set for 9 a.m. to noon April […]

LBC Student’s Family Business Featured on ‘American Pickers’

February 14, 2023

The newest episode of “American Pickers,” one of the most popular reality shows on television and a hit for The HISTORY Channel, features the family business of a Lancaster Bible College Pastoral Ministry major. In the episode titled “Junkyard Jewels,” airing at 9 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 15, Cooper Ray (’24) introduces the Pickers to […]

ESL Support Specialist Engages International Students for Success

February 13, 2023

International students who decide to call Lancaster Bible College home—whether on campus or online—have a dedicated ally in their corner. LBC’s English as a Second Language Specialist Chantelle Patschke works alongside international students who may be new to the United States and speak primarily in another language. A new part-time position created in 2022, Chantelle’s […]

Student Perspectives: The Value of a College Degree

February 9, 2023

Is college worth it? You’re a high school student thinking about the next chapter of life; how could you ignore it when so many people keep asking you, “What are you going to do after you graduate? Have you applied to any colleges? What career are you looking into?” You’ve considered college and, like many, […]