A Bachelor of Arts in Bible & Theology at Northwest Christian University is a great place to get the knowledge, skill, and faith development you’ll need to be an effective Christian leader.
The Bible and Theology major will help broaden your knowledge of the Bible’s content and challenge you to engage critically with its scholarly interpretations. Our program is excellent preparation for any graduate or professional program for which a liberal arts background is desired, including theology or Christian history, along with other fields and disciplines like law and political science. Along with professors who offer insight and experience within your area of specialty, you will have the added benefit of studying at a liberal arts institution where faith is the cornerstone of all academic study.
Since 1895, Northwest Christian University has been preparing people for ministry in the church, workplace, and world. This focus continues to be at the heart of what NCU is all about.
Potential careers related to Bible and theology include:
- Youth Minister
- Worship Minister
- Director, Christian Non-Profit
- Relief Worker
- Church Planter
- Church Administrator
- Social Worker
- Camp Counselor/Director
- Christian School Teacher/Administrator
- Bible Translator
- Theological Librarian
- Museum Worker
Because of the vibrant Christian character of our campus, Bible and Theology students have a special opportunity to provide intellectual and spiritual leadership across campus. Whether it’s debating theological questions in the residence halls late at night, organizing overseas mission trips, or participating in relief work, students set the spiritual tone of the campus. Bible and Theology students are often active in the Ministry Club, which focuses on both social and professional development. In addition to bringing local pastors and Christian leaders to share their experience and discuss issues related to their vocation, the Ministry Club attends regional conferences or retreats across the country and hosts an annual regional conference on campus through Youth Specialties called The Core.
Recent graduates who majored in Bible and Theology have gone on to seminary graduate programs in preparation for ministry, and have gone into careers in pastoral ministry, youth ministry, military chaplaincy, and ministry to the deaf.
“For me, Biblical Studies and Theology at NCU didn’t give me something to do, but even better, showed me, someone, to become.” -Skyler Bascom ‘14
COURSES IN THE BIBLE AND THEOLOGY MAJOR
COURSES IN THE BIBLE AND THEOLOGY MINOR
COURSES IN THE BIBLICAL LANGUAGES MINOR
Program Director: Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol.
Dr. Theology, Everhard-Karls Universitat
M.A., University of Illinois
M.A., Lincoln Christian Seminary
B.A., Lincoln Christian College
Dr. Dennis Lindsay came to Northwest Christian University in 2000 as an associate professor and chair of the Biblical studies department. He became the associate dean of arts and sciences in 2003 and was named vice president for academic affairs and