Bible   College   Application

Grace Ministries Bible College does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, ethnic origin, or gender. We guarantee the rights and privileges, and the availability of programs and activities, to all students of the College.

  1. Please PRINT this application, and then fill in.

  2. You may either Print OR TYPE your answers.

  3. Applications will not be formally assessed nor student status formally recognized unless all questions are answered and application dated and signed by applicant. Do not leave any questions/items blank! If an item does not apply (such as “email”, “ministry status”, “FAX”, etc.) answer “N/A”. Any omissions may cause application to be delayed and/or returned. (You may use the back of a page if more space is needed.)

ALL INFORMATION SUPPLIED IS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL AND WILL NOT BE PROVIDED OR SOLD TO ANY OTHER MINISTRY OR BUSINESS.



Date:

Title:  (circle one)    Rev.     Mr.     Mrs.     Miss     Ms.     Other (please specify)

Name: Last                                          First                                         Middle Initial

Maiden (or other names used):                                                                  
Inmate # (if applicable):

Address:

City:                                                         State:                              Zip:

Country:

Phone: (Home)                                                             (Work)

E-mail:                                                                           Fax:

Gender: (please circle)    Male      Female      Social Security Number:

Date of Birth:                                             Place of Birth:

Marital Status:                                          Spouse’s Name:

Occupation:

Race: (circle)    African-American    Asian    Caucasian    Hispanic    Other (explain):

Person to be notified in case of an emergency:

Relationship:                                                    Phone:

Church Background/Denomination:

Church Currently Attending:

Church Address:

City:                                                        State:                                Zip:

Phone:                                                       
How long have you attended this church?

Pastor’s name:



EDUCATION

NOTE: If you are under the age of 18 and/or still in high school, you must have a parent or legal guardian complete and sign permission statement on the next page before you will be accepted as a student at GMBC.

“I, (print name)_________________________________, as (circle one) parent(s)/legal guardian(s), hereby give my/our permission for (print name)____________________________ to enroll as a student at Grace Ministries Bible College. By signing this form I/we am stating that I/we have both read and reviewed the information in this application packet and agree to the terms herein.”

Signed: _________________________   _________________________  Date: ______________

Beginning with high school/secondary school, list all educational institutions attended:

Name of School:                     Dates:                      Major(s):             Diploma or Degree:

 

 

 

 

 

 



MINISTRY EXPERIENCE

(If you are not currently involved in a ministry position, write “N/A” here ______.)

Current Ministry Status: (circle)     Licensed   Ordained   None    Other: (explain):

If Credentialed, What Denomination/Organization Issued Your Ministry Credentials:

Current Ministry Position (circle):   Pastor    Teacher    Evangelist    Missionary    Layman     Other: (explain)

Number of years with ministry credentials:                                    
Number of years in ministry position:



PERSONAL GOALS

Briefly describe your educational and ministry goals:

 

 

 

 



Briefly share your testimony as to how you came to be born again:

 

 

 

 

 

How did you hear about Grace Ministries Bible College: (circle all that apply)

Friend     TV     Radio     News Paper     Magazine     Other (explain):



For which type of student classification are you applying? (circle one)

     1. Grace Ministries Bible College
     2. Grace Ministries Bible Institute  - Student Parallel
     3. Grace Ministries Bible Institute - Elective Program

How do you plan to take your courses? (circle one)

      A. Campus (will attend classes on campus)                     
      B. Correspondence (will take classes by mail)




GRACE MINISTRIES BIBLE COLLEGE STATEMENT OF FAITH

Grace Ministries Bible College (GMBC) accepts the Scriptures as the revealed will of God, the all-sufficient rule of faith and practice, and for the purpose of maintaining general unity, adopts these fundamental Tenets of Faith and Doctrine.

1)      The Bible is the inspired Word of God, a revelation from God to man, the living, infallible, and everlasting rule of faith and conduct, and is superior to conscience and reason.

(II Timothy 3:15-17; 1 Peter 1:23-25; Hebrews 4:12)

2)      The triune Godhead is comprised of three separate and distinct personalities, The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit, who are eternally self-existent, self-revealed and function as one entity. Jesus Christ, who is God manifested in the flesh, is the second member of the Godhead, co-equal and co-eternal with the Father and the Holy Spirit. (John 1:1-5, 10-14; Matthew 28:18-20)

3)      Man was created good and upright, for God said, “Let us make man in Our image, after Our likeness”. But, man, by voluntary transgression, fell, and his only hope of redemption is in Jesus Christ the Son of God. (Genesis 1:26-31, 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-21)

4)      Man’s only hope of redemption is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ (Romans 3:24; John 3:3). On the cross Jesus Christ became sin and sickness, providing both salvation and divine healing for all mankind (Psalm 103:3), being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus. For by grace we are saved through faith (Ephesians 2:8). “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart; that is, the word of faith which we are preaching, that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved; for with the heart man believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation.” (Rom. 10:8)

5)      The ordinance of baptism by burial with Christ should be observed as commanded in the Scriptures by all who have truly repented and in their hearts have truly believed on Christ as Savior and Lord. In doing so, they declare to the world that they have died with Jesus and that they have also been raised with Him to walk in newness of life. (Matthew 28:19; Romans 6:4; Acts 10:47-48)

6)      The Lord’s Supper, symbolic of His shed blood and crucified body, should be a regular practice of all those who profess Jesus as Savior. (1 Corinthians 11:24-28)

7)      All Believers are entitled to, and should ardently expect and earnestly seek, the promise of the Father, the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to the command of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4-5; Acts 2:38) With it comes the endowment of power for life and service, the bestowment of the gifts and their uses in the work of the ministry. (Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31) This wonderful experience is distinct from and subsequent to the experience of the new birth. (Acts 2:38; 10:44-46; 11:14-16)

8)      The full consummation of the Baptism of Believers in the Holy Spirit is evidenced by the initial physical act of speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and by the subsequent manifestation of spiritual power in public testimony and service. (Acts 2:4; 10:44-46; 19:2, 6; 1:8)

9)      The church is the body of Christ, the habitation of God through the spirit, with divine appointments for the fulfillment of the great commission. Each Believer, born of the Spirit, is an integral part of the general assembly and church of the first born, whose names are written in Heaven. (Ephesians 1:22-23; 2:19-22; Hebrews 12:23)

10)    Total prosperity: Spiritual (3 John 2; 2 Corinthians 5:17-21); Mental (2 Timothy 1:7; Romans 12:2; Isaiah 26:3); Physical (Isaiah 53:4-5; Matthew 8:17; 1 Peter 2:24); Financial (2 Corinthians 8:9, 9:8); Social (Proverbs 3:4; Luke 2:52; Esther 2:15)

11)    Jesus is coming again to gather all His saints to ever be with Him (1 Cor. 15:51-52; 1 Thess. 4:16-17)

12)    Those who have not accepted the redemptive work of Jesus Christ will suffer eternal separation from the Godhead. The devil and his angels, the beast and the false prophet, and anyone whose name is not found written in the Lamb’s Book of Life, shall be consigned to everlasting punishment in the lake of fire. (Revelation 19:20; 20:10-15)

13)    The Scriptures promise the return of our Lord Jesus Christ with His saints from Heaven to rule and reign for one thousand years on earth. (2 Thessalonians 1:7; Revelation 19:11-16; 20:1-6) After this, there shall be a new heaven and a new earth. (Revelation 21)

PRIVACY RIGHTS OF STUDENTS

STATUTE 20, United States Code, Section 1232g and regulations adopted pursuant thereto, hereafter, referred to as the Code, requires that each student be notified of the rights accorded him or her by the Code. The following is provided as basic general information relative to the Code:

The code provided for the institution to establish a category of student information termed “directory information” will be available to all persons on request, i.e., the IRS, FBI, or other government agencies, and for use in GMBC publications. GMBC has identified the following as “directory information:” A Student’s…

1. Name  2. Address  3. Telephone Listing  4. Race  5. Date & Place of Birth  6. Major Field of Study  7. Dates of Attendance  8. Degrees, Diplomas, & Awards Received  9. Most Recent Previous Educational Agency Institution Attended  10. Church Membership  11. Denomination Affiliation

All other information, such as health and medical records, disciplinary records, records of personal counseling, required student and family financial income records, transcripts or permanent student academic records, student placement records and other personally identifiable information shall be open for inspection only to the student and such members of the professional staff of the college as have responsibility for working with the student. Such information will not be released to second parties without consent of the student.

Except as required for use by the president in the discharge of his official responsibilities as prescribed by laws, regulations of the state board, and board policies, the designated custodian of such records may release information from these records to others only upon authorization in writing from the student or upon a subpoena by a court of competent jurisdiction.

My signature states that all information given to this institution by myself is correct, and that while attending GMBC/GMBI, I have given consent to and agree to uphold the policies of this institution.

Applicants PRINTED Name:  ______________________________________________________


Signature:  _____________________________________________    Date:  ____________________________


Mail fully completed and signed application to:

GRACE MINISTRIES BIBLE COLLEGE
    P.O. BOX 291962
      DAYTON, OHIO 45429

 


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