Unfortunately, for many people, the term Bible college evokes a dismissive response: inferior, irrelevant, even injurious, according to critics like Donald Miller and others. So how should we characterize ourselves and what do we callourselves? We’re presently working with David Kinnaman and his Barna Group team, investing in research designed to test perceptions and guide our self-portrayal. For the time being, however, our collective understanding of this ethos has become crystallized in terms of the following four concepts: biblical, transformational, experiential, and missional.
— Ralph Enlow | 4thoughtleaders Blog