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A friend invited Jean to attend the 1948 GGF Convention in Ashtabula, Ohio. Jean was impressed by the MBI Choir, directed by Wayne Webb and decided to attend MBI.
Tom’s father was saved at the Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago and attended a Bible Class taught by J.C. O’Hair. When his father realized he was considering going to a local Bible College, he strongly urged him to attend MBI since it was associated with Pastor O’Hair. Full Article >
My journey to becoming a college graduate and Grace Bible College alumni was one with many twists and turns. I enrolled straight out of high school as a traditional student at another university. I was pursuing my “inside the box” plan for my life: getting a degree in elementary education. It seemed like a safe and predictable path to be on and in many ways, it was a path I was expected to be on. My parents, my grandparents, and several aunts and uncles were all in education. However, by the end of my second year of school I knew that I had no desire to be a teacher. Full Article >
Sixty years ago in May 1955, Becky and I graduated from Milwaukee Bible College. I was ordained by the GGF, two weeks later we were married and shortly thereafter began missionary deputation under Grace Ministries International. By the end of the year we were in Belgium studying French before heading to Congo to begin serving the Lord as missionaries. Full Article >
Recent Alumni Testimonial by Jim Shemaria
There are some people who seem to “randomly” stumble upon Grace Bible College - like a few of my former classmates who found the GBC during an internet search or through a newspaper ad. My journey took a different path, as I had been aware of GBC from the before I even knew what a college was. Aside from having parents who are both alumnus, my home church (Berean Bible Church in Seattle) was committed to not only support the school, but also promoting it and I can vividly remember concerts from the Grace Singers and summer camps put on by the basketball team being held at Berean. So, when it came time for me to apply to college, all of these experiences played a role in my decision.
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Homecoming 2015 Highlights
Homecoming 2015 was kicked off by a special Homecoming Chapel on Friday, October 16. Two very special alumni who definitely live out the mission statement of Grace Bible College were introduced. Full Article >
WANTED: GBC Alumni in Boots, Cowboy Hats and Stuff Like That on October 16-17, 2015 Full Article >
Professor Phil Long describes the history of Biblical Studies at Grace Bible College since his arrival in 1982... "I came to GBC in January of 1982, leaving a sunny Southern California (about 75 degrees) and arriving in Chicago on the coldest day since the last Ice Age: about 70 below with wind chill. Honestly, I did not even know..." Full Article >
Recent Alumni Testimonial by Rachel Matychuk
I attended Grace Bible College from 2009-2013 and graduated with a Human Services degree. I decided I was going to go to Grace when I was eight years old, and I never changed my mind. It was always Grace for me. My time at Grace really shaped my life and my walk with the Lord. During that time, I changed majors and really struggled with knowing God's will for my life. I knew I wanted to... Full Article >
Alumni Whitecaps Game
On August 18th twenty four local West Michigan GBC Alumni gathered for an evening of baseball, food, and fellowship as we cheered on the West Michigan Whitecaps take on the Great Lake Loons Full Article >
When I think of my time at GBC, I have to admit that classes were outranked by the people time. My first thoughts are of people and our time together. What they shared of themselves and how they impacted me, whether it was students or faculty. My memories consist of sitting in the dorm hallway late at night, talking and sharing with each other. Bonding with the “stranger” called your roommate, and becoming sisters. Full Article >
Grace Bible College Commencement 2015
On April 24, Grace Bible College graduated the largest class in our history. We rejoice and are amazed at God’s grace as our number of graduates continues to grow. Upon graduation, these men and women, prepared to serve Christ in church and society, are ready to embark on a new journey into God’s plan and purpose for their lives. Full Article >