Expected Student Outcomes

As we strive to attain our vision, we believe that it is important to develop programs, strategies, and methodologies within the context of biblical principles and thereby to produce graduates with a Christian worldview, who…


  1. understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God.
  2. have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other peoples—an appreciation that dispels prejudice, promotes interethnic harmony, and encourages biblical hospitality for the "alien" or "stranger."
  3. embrace and practice justice, mercy, and peacemaking in family and society.
  4. can articulate and defend their Christian worldview while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews.
  5. understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God.
  6. are committed to lifelong learning.
  7. possess apologetic skills to defend their faith.

Spiritual Formation

  1. personally respond to carrying out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner.
  2. respect and relate appropriately with integrity to the people with whom they work, play, and live.
  3. understand and commit to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  4. know, understand, and apply God's Word in daily life.
  5. are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love.
  6. treat their bodies as the temple of the Holy Spirit.
  7. are actively involved in a church community, serving God and others.


  1. are well prepared in all academic disciplines and are skilled in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking.
  2. are proficient in mathematics and science.
  3. have a knowledge and an understanding of people, events, and movements in history (including church history) and of the cultures of other peoples and places.
  4. appreciate literature and the arts and understand how they express and shape their beliefs and values.
  5. value intellectual inquiry and are engaged in the marketplace of ideas (open honest exchange of ideas).
  6. have an appreciation for the natural environment and practice responsible stewardship of God's creation.

Skills Development

  1. know how to utilize resources including technology to find, analyze, and evaluate information.
  2. have the skills to question, solve problems, and make wise decisions.
  3. understand, value, and engage in appropriate social (community) and civic (political) activities.
  4. are prepared to practice the principles of healthful, moral family living.
  5. are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time), and all other resources.