Word of Life Bible Institute

We are a collegiate-level program offering intensive Bible study and ministry training designed to help students deepen their faith and discover God’s vision for their lives.


Word of Life Bible Institute educates and prepares students to make a difference in their communities and around the world through intensive biblical studies and practical ministry training. It's a place where students discover their God-given callings.


The Process

Academic Programs

The Bible Institute is a collegiate-level program offering both one and two year options that focus on three core areas: study, life and ministry. Through biblical studies coursework, discipleship, community, and hands-on ministry opportunities, the Bible Institute is an immersive experience where students deepen their faith and prepare for the future, whether in a career or full-time ministry.

  • Attending the Bible Institute is an unparalleled experience. The classes, staff, and family like atmosphere were instrumental in solidifying my faith in God.Clayton Graham
  • There’s no better place to see and feel God’s grace around you and the Bible Institute uses the word of God as the necessary foundation for life. A beautiful life in Christ.Sara Pickett
  • The Bible Institute completely changed my life... Met my wife there, met the friends I'll have forever. And more importantly, found my relationship with the one and only king of kings. My precious redeemer.Timothy Scott Johnson (Alumnus)
  • The Bible Institute gave me the opportunity to take a year to deepen and strengthen my faith in Christ. I have seen His hand on my life in a completely new and exciting way.Caleb Settje
  • Through the Word of Life program of discipleship, ministry programs, friendships, leadership, classes, chapels and quiet times, God used the Word of Life Bible Institute to completely capture my heart.Hope Marrah
  • My year at Word of Life taught me so much about God's grace and character that I had been missing for years. Through this my relationship with the Lord has become all the more real and precious to me. Vanessa Gallian

Virtual Campus Tour

Check out our new virtual campus tour! See our beautiful campus from a birds-eye view, take a guided tour, and watch 3D videos from our Admissions team!

Meet the Student: Emma Moore

October 23, 2020 | bahayden

How did you hear about the Bible Institute? When I was figuring out where I wanted to go to college and started applying, nothing really excited me. I had been seeing a Christian counselor …

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Meet the Alumnus: MaryAnn Mella

My time at Word of Life is something I’ll cherish forever. The thought of saying …

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Become a Student

Whether you just graduated high school, want a change of pace from your professional career, or simply desire to know the Lord on a deeper level, the Bible Institute is the perfect place for you. Start your application online today and our admissions team will walk you through every step of the process.

Study the Word Today

Take your biblical knowledge to new levels and dive deep into God’s Word. Get started on the journey of a lifetime as you study God’s Word like never before. You can get started with a FREE course right now. Each course takes you deep into specific books of the Bible in a truly academic way.

We currently have classes on Galatians, Genesis 1 - 11, and the Passion week.