3 Things to Consider If You’ve Been Hurt by the Church

By Taylor Price We have high expectations for the church–and in some ways, rightly so. It stings a little extra when qualities that are uncharacteristic of Jesus (hypocrisy, greed, gossip, shame, etc.) characterize His followers. Church should be a safe place–a welcoming place. It should be a place of worship, growth, service, and mission. The church, however, is not a

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12 Verses for When You're Feeling Anxious

Written by Taylor Price The pit in your stomach, the shaky hands, the downward spiral of intrusive thoughts: this is a place most of us know all too well. Feeling worried and anxious is often our natural response when life feels overwhelming, or frightening, or unknown. And while Scripture is not a magic pill or bandage to cover up real

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Influence That Lasts: A Life Worth Imitating

Written by Taylor Price When the world shut down due to the global pandemic, I, like most people, shifted to shopping (and spending most free time) online. Since picking up, trying on, or closely inspecting products was no longer an option, I quickly got into the habit of clicking over to Youtube, where I’d watch a trendy millennial tell me

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Meet the Student: Emma Moore

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 in my hometown, Doreen, who is an alumnus of Word of Life Bible Institute. I remember chatting with her about my future plans, and she told

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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 goodbye hurts, but it also pushes me to imagine a life without depending on an incredible environment that pushed me to seek the Lord and be a better version of myself.  I’m nowhere near perfect, and sanctification is a process that will continue for a

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Bible Institute Fall Opening

Dear Parent, Student, and Alumni,    I trust this email finds you well and enjoying summer! We are making plans for your arrival at our Word of Life Bible Institutes in New York and Florida. Yes, you read that correctly- we will be open and ready to serve students this fall! I cannot express in words the excitement amongst the staff

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You Say/God Says: Five Biblical Responses to Lies We Tell Ourselves

     Sometimes, we struggle to see ourselves in the light of truth. We look in the mirror and see someone there that lacks value, isn’t beautiful, or seems unforgivable. Satan whispers lies in our ears about the person we used to be, not the person we are now. Let’s take some of those common lies that we repeat to ourselves and

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