Meet the Staff: Eric Messer

What is your name and tell us about your family(if applicable)? My name is Eric Messer. My wife’s name is Karalie and we have three boys Durand, Marcus, and Nash. My family and I love serving the Lord at the Word of Life Bible Institute. We are grateful to invest in the next generation in this place. As a family, …

Meet the Staff: Tommy Sewall

·What is your name and tell us about your family(if applicable)? My name is Tommy Sewall. I am married to my beautiful wife Britney, and we have a little guy named JT who was just born this year! ·Tell us about your salvation experience? I trusted in Jesus as my savior as a kindergartner in a chapel service in the Christian school I …

Meet the Staff: Josh Ely

What should we know about you and your family? My name is Josh Ely, and I have been married to my wife Julie for 13 years. I have 4 wonderful children: Logan, Moriah, Ava, and Olivia. Share with us your salvation experience. I was saved when I was 7 years old. It was a Sunday night at church, and I …

Davis College and WOLBI Partner to Provide Excellent Christian Education

I am excited to announce that the Word of Life Bible Institute New York campus will enter an educational partnership with Davis College beginning this fall semester!   Recently, New York State and the according accreditors approved Davis College’s decision to sell their main campus, relocate to a smaller property in Johnson City, and extend their program to Word of …

Meet the Staff: Brian Tanedo

What should we know about you and your family? My name is Brian Tanedo. I’m originally from Green Cove Springs, FL and I graduated from the Florida Bible Institute in 2010 and from the New York Bible Institute in 2012. My wife, Rachel is originally from Jamestown, OH and we met here at Word of Life while she was in …

Remembering Dr. Renald Showers

Throughout the history of the Word of Life Bible Institute, our students have been blessed with some of the world’s leading theologians and Bible teachers. Dr. Renald Showers was one such professor. On April 4th, 2019 Dr. Showers went home to be with the Lord after a long fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He lived a life that reflected the teaching …

Word of Life Revive Band Schedule and Update

This year’s edition of the Word of Life Revive Band is made up of nine Word of Life Bible Institute graduates. Revive is a full-time band that travels and represents the Lord and Word of Life. Since September when Word of Life’s Revive Band hit the road, they have been blessed to minister to over 20,000 people in 127 meetings.  …

The Things We Do For Our Kids

As parents, we want the best for our children.  We want them to be healthy and happy.  We want them to be successful. But at what cost?  And with what definition of “success”?   Dominating the headlines right now is the sad discovery of parents doing the wrong thing in order to make their children “successful”- rich and famous parents bribing …

Announcement: 2019 Founders Bible Conference

    Every year at the Word of Life Bible Institute we have the joy of hosting the Word of Life Founders Bible Conference. This year we are thrilled to have Pastor Jarrod Jones and Pastor Chris Goeppner as our Bible teachers. When you hear of a founders conference it is easy to think it will be all about the …

2019 Snowcamp Report: Every Camper – Next Step with Jesus!

Just seven weeks ago I watched 400+ staff and students prepare tirelessly for the arrival of campers. Each year Word of Life Bible Institute hosts Word of Life Snowcamp. Snowcamp is hands down the most fun you can have in 44 hours. Staff and students give all they have to provide campers with an amazing experience. You can check out …