Why Earn a Biblical Studies Minor at PBA?
Among a community of curious inquisitors and discerning servants of Christ, you’ll develop a deep understanding of the history and interpretation of biblical texts, along with their application in our collective future.
Explore the Bible as a historical, consequential, and living text in the Biblical Studies minor at PBA. Learn to deeply immerse yourself in biblical scriptures for the purpose of faithfully interpreting and effectively communicating their life-altering messages in the modern world.
You’ll ask—and answer—important questions about Christian faith and what it means to live out the love of Christ as a leader, teacher, and servant. Through expert instruction and mentorship in the Bible, theology, history, and experiential ministry, you’ll gain the earthly tools and spiritual perspective needed to ignite positive, Christ-oriented change in the world.
- Grow in Christ: Discover a deeper understanding of God and His Word through shared journeys of spiritual growth.
- Equipped with Purpose: Prepare for ministry and mission work with specialized training in sharing the dynamic expressions of Christ.
- Serve Abroad: Engage in immersive service through any of PBA’s 20-plus annual mission trips to places like Cambodia, South Africa, and Peru.
Chart Your Path. Launch Your Future.
What You’ll Learn
In the Biblical Studies minor at PBA, you’ll cultivate a deep understanding of:
- Reading and contextualizing biblical texts
- Interpreting and applying the wisdom of the Bible in modern contexts, from everyday life to issues of global importance
- Translating Hebrew and/or Koine Greek, the original languages of the Bible
About the School of Ministry
The School of Ministry is all about equipping. We equip passionate young people with the earthly tools and spiritual perspective needed to create positive change in the world guided by the Word of God. We promise a connected, engaging and fulfilling learning experience that will equip you to use your gifts for His Glory. Our programs prepare students through expert instruction in Bible, theology, history and real-world ministry skills.
As a student majoring in any of the undergraduate programs offered in the School of Ministry, you’ll wade into an ocean of diverse learning opportunities designed to prepare you to positively impact lives.
- Gain specialized training in ministry
- Experience spiritual growth with a deeper understanding of God and His Word
- Practice your ministry abilities through internships, practicum experiences and field service activities
- And travel on any of PBA’s more than 20 annual mission trips
Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog.
The School of Ministry
Lead with faith, learn to use your gifts for God, and become a world-changer in PBA’s School of Ministry.