Purpose

The Bachelor of Arts and the Diploma in Bible are designed for men and women who desire to be equipped for ministry in the local church. This degree is recognized in Zambia and internationally accredited through ACTEA and HEA.

Objective

In order to pursue the objectives of CABU within our Bible degree and diploma programs, the goal of our curriculum, learning environment, and educational experience is that students would become the following: trained for service in local churches, whether vocational or otherwise; careful and accurate in handling God’s Word, both in proclamation and in application to their various ministry contexts; grounded in sound doctrine and able to put that doctrine into practice; effective communicators and clear thinkers, able to meet the challenges of the day; passionate for local and world evangelism and able to help others become so; committed to growth in one’s personal spiritual walk and to growing and discipling others.

Diploma in Bible

To receive a Diploma in Bible, you must complete at least 96 credits.

Target Group: Graduates with local church serving practitioners, students intending to sharpen their ministry competencies

Costs: See the attached fee schedule.

Degree in Bible

To receive a Bachelor of Arts in Bible, you must complete at least 120 credits.

Target Group 1: Christian school graduates wishing to further their education in Biblical Ministry

Target Group 2: Graduates with local church serving practitioners, students intending to sharpen their ministry competencies

Costs: See the attached fee schedule.

Faculty:

  • Ben Straub, MDiv, Dean of Bible
  • Mike Christ, PhD, Lecturer
  • Hector Garcia, MDiv, Lecturer
  • Kevin Sherman, ThM, Lecturer
  • Timothy Murdoch, DMin, Lecturer
  • Chopo Mwanza, DMin (c), Lecturer (part time)
  • Kennedy Gondwe, MDiv, Lecturer (part time)
  • Ken Banda, MA
  • Edward Mwanisa, MA, Lecturer (part time)
  • Cherith Hunt, BA

For program and course structure, see link provided.

The programs operate on a semester arrangement.

Unique features:

  • Graduates can pursue choice of emphasis.
  • Graduates may complete additional certificates.
  • Unique courses like Sign and Deaf studies are offered.
  • Acceptance rate is 96%.
  • Post-graduation placement success is 98%.

Certificates

  • Sign Language and Deaf studies (2 years)
  • Missions
  • Chaplaincy Ministry
  • GAP year