January through November 2019 activities associated with TBS included a wide variety blessings for which we are very grateful...

Our “2020 Vision” prospectus outlines various Who? Why? What? Where? How? and How much? in association with TBS and includes personal insights and perspectives...

View TV shows, movie productions, and news articles featuring members of the TBS administration, faculty, staff, and students...

I have served as a volunteer at TBS for nine years and done many things during my time: emptied trash, swept floors, painted walls, assembled furniture...

Serving as pastor in any local assembly has challenges that can make or mar the unprepared. Attending The Bible Seminary (TBS) has helped prepare me for ministry leadership, and I thank God for


TBS has been named recipient of the personal library of Rev. Dr. Colin Brown, former Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology (1978 - 2015) and Associate Dean for Advanced Theological Studies at


TBS is pleased to announce our acceptance as an accredited member of ECFA.

The Bible Seminary celebrated 2019 Commencement at Katy Community Fellowship on Sunday, August 18, 2019.

A seasoned educational leader asked me recently what makes The Bible Seminary unique. As I reeled off my dizzying inspirational list (see “TBS Distinctives”), he was impressed by our vision,


News videos and photos of our 2019 Israel Tour and archaeological dig at Tel Shiloh.

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) Accrediting Commission notified TBS representatives appearing before the commissioner’s Spring Meeting in Garden Grove,


The Bible Seminary hosted approximately 200 family and friends the 2019 Celebration Banquet on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Omni Hotel Westside in Houston, Texas.

The TBS model of education includes courses that bring visiting professional ministry leaders into classroom sessions on the TBS main campus, a somewhat normative educational practice.

The Bible Seminary is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. J. Paul Nyquist as the new TBS Dean of Graduate Programs and Professor of Biblical Preaching, Leadership, and Theology.

After conquering Jericho, Joshua and the Israelites destroyed Ai, the second stronghold of the conquest (Jos 7–8). Everyone agrees on the location of Jericho, but the location of Ai continues to


TBS is currently engaged in process of seeking accreditation with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), a U.S. Department of Education recognized accrediting


When Joshua and the Israelites finished the conquest that started with Jericho, and then Ai, Joshua established the first capital of Israel at Shiloh in a central location in his home tribe of


For southerners, summer is a time to escape to cooler spaces – and what better place to go than the mountains! So, our family packed our bags, hopped on a plane, and headed to the Great Smoky


“Why don’t you pray about it?” said Dr. Lewis, President of The Bible Seminary (TBS). My heart jumped for joy at that moment three years ago when he asked me to consider starting the Spanish


Since the Bible Seminary (TBS) announced the official launch of a new Master of Arts in Biblical History and Archaeology (MABHA) in May 2018, seven inaugural students have enrolled in this


Designed to teach all 66 books of the Bible in-depth over a three-year course of study, the rigorous TBS Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree program is designed to outfit believers with vital tools


TBS celebrated 2018 Commencement at Katy Community Fellowship on Sunday, August 19, 2018

This summer approximately 30 staff, faculty, students, and families participated in the Shiloh Excavations and Holy Land Study Tour.

The Knowledge Review magazine has recognized The Bible Seminary as one of the 10 Most Preferred Divinity Schools for Religious Studies 2017. The annual listing highlights some of the most


Four years after Martin Luther posted 95 theses on a church door in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517, he defended his actions by appealing to “the word of God” at the Diet of Worms in 1521


Hurricane Harvey summary, TBS impacts, and The Bible Seminary's Fall 2017 semester.

Graduate student Samantha Jackson Rude’s heritage includes both cowboys and Indians who were among the first pioneers who settled the Katy, Texas area.

Just off the Grand Parkway in Fort Bend county sits a lush five thousand acre farm.

During the 10-minute drive home from my seminary president’s office after a long day of holy work and decades of attempting to faithfully live out a calling to ministry, I questioned God.

The Bible Certificate program has been been revised with exciting new changes starting with the Fall 2017 semester.

TBS is pleased to announce that Dr. Douglas N. Petrovich has been selected to join the full-time faculty as Professor of Biblical History and Exegesis beginning July 1, 2017.

Enjoy an overview, photos, and videos from our 2017 annual TBS banquet, Mission Possible.

Dr. Scott Stripling is a native Texan with worldwide Kingdom impact.

This semester marks The Bible Seminary’s 9th year offering Bible Certificate classes and 5th year offering graduate degree classes.

I recently received an email from my brother, who received it from my aunt, who received it from a pastor in Georgia, who received it from a high-ranking religious leader in India.

I recently returned to the exact spot where I was sitting during a summer camp vespers service the year I turned 13, and the moment I truly believed in Jesus Christ.

The Bible Seminary’s 2015-16 fiscal year was a break-through year. Through the great generosity of our donors, for the first time since our very first fiscal year in 2010-11, our total income for


Join us in praying for Paul Helbig and his family as he undergoes a second round of stem cell treatments for his MS this summer.

There you are, reading your Bible or listening to a sermon, when “Bam!” suddenly you come face-to-face with...

With six years of fruitful ministry as Institute Administrative Assistant and Librarian for TBS, Janice Havins-Hamric officially retired at the end of May, 2016.

The Bible Seminary gathered at Katy Community Fellowship on Friday, May 20, 2016 to celebrate 14 graduates...

I have a recurring dream. In various virtual nighttime journeys, a semester is about to start or has already started . . .

Our fundamental differences in these 17 topics seem irreconcilable

The Bible Seminary is now officially recognized as an approved CEU provider by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

The Bible Seminary Board of Trustees recently approved the addition of a new educational program: Licensed Professional.

Back in the good old days, words were attempts to linguistically depict and label reality.

The Bible is consistently clear about homosexual behavior.

Click here to listen to the recent radio interview with Dr. Lewis about The Bible Seminary on KQLC


Our very first ever TBS Master's degree students graduated on May 17, 2015.

Do you remember the last time you looked at the stars? Not a quick glance upward, but the last time you went for a drive, flopped down in the bed of a pickup and just stared into the starry


We now offer a Dual Degree Completion program to help students work toward completing a Bachelor's and a Master's degree at the same time!

Pattillo Scholarship formed to help enhance the educational endeavors of TBS students.

Helbig Scholarship formed to help assist the educational endeavors of TBS students.

What is my calling? Where should I work? What should I do with my life? What is God’s best for me?

Welcome Dr. Steve Adamson and his wife, Von, to The Bible Seminary.

Nearly 250 people gathered at the Omni Hotel Westside recently for The Bible Seminary’s first annual celebration dinner based on the theme, “Lighting the Way”.

These 10 unique things - all together - make The Bible Seminary distinct from all other educational institutions on the planet, past or present.

The word “apprenticeship” typically conjures images of silversmiths, dusty workshops, and bustling colonial streets.

The dig site at Khirbet el Maqatir is producing rumblings throughout the archaeological world, and TBS Church History professor Dr. Scott Stripling has the privilege of being right at the


Our youngest son applied to a college. 

That’s right, just one.

Because the Mormons wanted to “give their best to the Lord”, they hand-painted grain on the benches to look like oak, and hand-painted the pillars to resemble marble...

TBS VP of Finance and Administration received Regent's Alumni Award from the University of Oklahoma

While working as an engineer nearly 28 years ago this June, I heard this call from the Lord, "Leave your job and go to seminary."

The founding President of The Bible Seminary, Dr. Jim Leggett, is transitioning to a new role at the seminary.

Congratulations to five Master of Divinity students who earned a 3.5 or above grade point average during the Fall 2013 semester! 

Accepting a call to follow Christ often includes going. For many Christians, going to church, going to Bible study, Sunday School, church meetings, small group, choir, youth group, and going on


The Bible Seminary’s Spiritual Formation and Ministry III class had the pleasure of visiting The Barry Farm while studying Psalm 23 to glimpse the life of a modern day shepherd...

TBS Board, faculty, staff, students and some spouses recently convened at The Jordan Ranch in Schulenburg, Texas for the 2nd Annual TBS Orientation Retreat.

Having an opinion, a self-perceived great idea, or a project that you are passionate about is like shooting a rocket up into the sky.

“When they came to my house, I really thought they were kidding,” Uche Emenike, Master of Divinity student at The Bible Seminary recalls.

“I spent most of my childhood water skiing with a bunch of my friends, and then sinning a lot with a bunch of my friends,” recalls Rev. Paul Helbig, professor and chaplain at The Bible Seminary


Even after twelve years, something was missing. Grace Fellowship UMC, planted by pastor Jim Leggett in Katy, Texas in 1996, still seemed to be missing something...

“God has held this plane for 30 minutes,” Dr. Linda Pattillo remembers Jim Hiskey saying as they sat in a car watching through a chain link fence as his little prop plane’s propeller began to


The Bible Seminary recently became the proud new owner of a portion of a Hebrew scroll. The sheepskin document originated in Poland in the 1800’s, and this particular document contains Genesis


The holidays are upon us. Feasts, celebrations, presents, family and friends, a new year with new opportunities.

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