This program is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge, attitudes, and practices for living faithfully and creatively with God in the world. The Certificate serves as the first year of all other ABC programs.

Learners will Demonstrate

  1. Gain a formative knowledge of scripture and its context
  2. Demonstrate a growing competency in interpreting and communicating the biblical message
  3. To develop personal rhythms of prayer, study and service
  4. Experience Christ-centred community through meaningful participation in a local church and at ABC
  5. Develop interpretive thinking skills about how the gospel impacts issues in contemporary culture and consider practical ways to engage culture biblically
  6. Develop confidence that they have unique contributions to make as cola-borers with God in his redemptive story
  7. Acquire a foundation for further study, including information literacy

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Course Requirements


This program is designed to prepare individuals for pastoral leadership in the local church, or for graduate study at seminary.

This multi-major degree program is designed to prepare a student to server Christ through the church and in other ways, as well as providing the basis for continuing high education.

This highly flexible degree program is designed to equip a student to serve the church and promote the gospel. It is designed in the classical English Bible reader tradition, for those who wish to maximize learning in English Bible.


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Equipped with

A Strong Foundation
Walking Faithful in the World