About MBC

Admissions

 

  1. Since the express purpose of MBC is to train men and women for Christian service, it is expected that those who seek admission manifest evidence of good character, a dedication to purpose, a willingness to learn, and a sincere desire to know the will of God. Such demands the utmost in personal discipline of the Christian life.
  2. All applicants for admission will be considered without regard to race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, handicap, or religion.


Application Procedure

    There are four steps for enrollment at MBCMidlandNC.com (the online division of Macedonia Baptist College.)

    Each step must be completed before enrollment is finalized.

    Please complete each step in order.

  1. First, download and read the Policy and Doctrinal Statement of the Macedonia Baptist College.

              Click Here to Download

  2. Once you have downloaded and read the Policy and Doctrinal Statement of the Macedonia, the next step is to complete the online Student Application.

              Click Here to complete Student Application

  3. Once you complete your Application, you must pay enrollment fee.

              Click Here to Pay Enrollment

  4. The final step in Student Enrollment (only after you have read and agreed to the Policy and Doctrinal Statement of the Macedonia Baptist College, completed and submitted the online Student Application, and paid the $25.00 enrollment fee) is to setup your user name and password.

After you have setup your user name and password, once staff confirms that all steps are complete your user name will be activated. This usually takes up to 48 hours and requires manual activation by MBC staff.

Click Here to setup User Name and Password

Once your information is confirmed and you are activated, go to the login page at:

http://www.mbcmidlandnc.com/moodle/login/index.php

Once you have logged in, Click Here to Select your desired courses.

**Note – If you select and pay for your course before all of the steps are completed you will not have access to the actual assignments in your chosen course until the MBC staff has manually activated your access.

Thank you. Should you have any questions feel free to call the online Administrator Clint W. Kerns Th.D. at 706-307-0012


Transcript and Transfer Credit Information

  1. Send the request for transcript to the high school from which you graduated (or a copy of your G.E.D.) and all colleges attended.
  2. No more than 64 transfer credits will be applied to the student’s MBC transcript.
  3. 1 semester credit hour is equivalent to 1 1/2 quarter credit hours.


Life Experience Credit

  1. Submit a resume of full-time Christian work experience for evaluation of possible Life Experience Credit.
  2. Life Experience Credit will be determined by the faculty and applied at 6 credit hours per year of Christian service at a cost of $7.50 per credit hour granted.
  3. Life Experience Credit may be applied ONLY to undergraduate studies.

**Combination of transfer credit and life experience credit may not exceed 64 credit hours.

For all undergraduate diploma/degree programs, at least one half of the credit hour requirements must be earned at MBC.
For example, If the student has applied for and received life experience credit:

  • no more than 16 hours of LEC (Life Experience Credit) can be applied to the 32 hour Bible Diploma
  • no more than 32 hours of LEC can be applied to the 64 hour Associate of Theology Degree
  • no more than 48 hours of LEC can be applied to the 96 hour Graduate of Theology Degree
  • no more than 64 hours of LEC can be applied to the 128 hour Bachelor of Theology Degree
    (in addition to the 128 hours it is required that a 20,000 word thesis be written)
  • No LEC can be applied to the Master or Doctor of Theology Degree


Financial Information

COSTS AND FEES

Undergraduate Program Tuition per 2.0 hour course ................ $30.00

Graduate Program Tuition per 2.0 hour course ..................... $60.00

Application Fee .................................................. $25.00

Book Fee ........................................ (varies per course load)

Graduation Fee ..................... $125.00  ($150 for Graduate Students)


Student Conduct

Standards of Conduct and Discipline

The administration of Macedonia Baptist College strives to accept students who express a sincere desire to live for Jesus Christ and whose character gives evidence that is consistent with such a profession.

Students and faculty of Macedonia Baptist College are expected to deport themselves in a manner that befits a Christian and brings honor to the Lord Jesus Christ. Participation through Macedonia Baptist College is a privilege and the college specifically reserves the right to dismiss students who conduct themselves in a manner incompatible with its purpose and functions.

Students from other denominations and religious affiliations are welcome to study at the Macedonia Baptist College. However, promotion of doctrinal positions and controversial subjects opposed to the Statement of Faith of Macedonia Baptist College will be grounds for dismissal. The final decision in all matters of discipline will be decided by the president of Macedonia Baptist College.

Macedonia Baptist College is a ministry of Bright Light Baptist Church. Therefore, its operation is subject to the guidelines of the constitution of Bright Light Baptist Church, Concord, North Carolina.


Degree Programs

  1. Theology Program – 6 Year Course Outline
  2. Christian Education Program – 2 Year Course Outline

Degree Requirements

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Theology Program

Bible Diploma 32 Hours
Associate of Theology 64 Hours
Graduate of Theology 96 Hours
Bachelor of Theology 128 Hours
(20,000 word thesis)

Christian Education Program

Christian Education Diploma 32 Hours
Associate of Christian Education 64 Hours

Note: Students enrolling in the Christian Education program may earn up to a Master of
Christian Education with the application of Life Experience or Transfer Credit.

GRADUATE STUDIES

Master of Theology

  • Student must have an earned Bachelor Degree.
  • Student must complete 32 hours of coursework in addition to allowances for advance standing and transferred graduate level credit hours.
  • Student must complete a 30,000 word thesis for the Master of Theology Degree.

Doctor of Theology

  • Student must have an earned Master’s Degree.
  • Student must complete 32 hours of coursework in addition to allowances for advance standing and transferred graduate level credit hours.
  • Student must complete a 50,000 word thesis for the Doctor of Theology Degree.


Philosophy & Purpose

Philosophy

MACEDONIA BAPTIST COLLEGE is a local church ministry designed to prepare men and women for serving the Lord. Our philosophy is local church oriented. We believe that the hope of our culture will come from the local church, and the training is designed to help make a difference in lives.

MACEDONIA BAPTIST COLLEGE is distinctly Baptist is its philosophy and purpose and is dedicated to promote and defend Biblical truths held by Baptists throughout the centuries.

MACEDONIA BAPTIST COLLEGE is without denominational or governmental support or influence. Autonomy creates an atmosphere of liberty to teach Biblical truths without the necessity to gain governmental or denominational favor.

Our staff is dedicated to produce students who love the Lord and His work. The college will provide basic training for preachers, teachers, missionaries, and Christian workers in general. We invite any serious Bible student to come be a part of MACEDONIA BAPTIST COLLEGE.

Purpose

With a burden to provide a means of education for full-time pastors, Christian workers and students who could not leave families, jobs, and other obligations to go to Bible College, Dr. Ronnie Simpson founded the Bright Light Baptist Institute in the fall of 1991 as a ministry of Bright Light Baptist Church, Concord, North Carolina.

Due to the growth and desire of local churches to participate in the learning opportunities, the name of Bright Light Baptist Institute was changed to Carolina Bible College in 1993.

The primary focus of the ministry is the working student who has neither time nor resources to a attend a traditional four year college. Night classes that meet once a week were designed with needs of this student in mind. The class lecture is supplemented with out-of-class assignments to meet the educational criteria for the student

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Statement of Faith

We believe that the 1611 King James Bible is the Word of God for the English speaking people, supernaturally inspired, so that it is inerrant and preserved by God and an authoritative standard for every age and every life.

We believe that God, out of His love for mankind, sent Christ into the world to save sinners.

We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the only way to eternal salvation.

We believe that Jesus Christ in the flesh was both God and man, that He was born of a virgin and that He lived a sinless life, in which He taught and wrought mighty works and wonders and signs exactly as revealed in the four Gospels, that He was crucified, died as a penalty for our sins and was bodily raised from the dead on the third for our justification. Later, He ascended to the Father’s right hand where He is head of the church and intercedes for believers, and from whence He is coming again personally, bodily, and visibly.

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ made a perfect atonement for sin through his death on the cross. By His shed blood we are redeemed from our sins. He became sin for us that we might be justified through faith in His shed blood.

We believe that once a person is saved he becomes a new creation in Christ. The goal of the Christian will be grow to in spiritual maturity through obedience to the Word of God and the indwelling Spirit.

We believe the church exists for the purpose of sharing the exciting message of Christ with our community and with the world. We also believe it is the responsibility of the church to develop mature disciples of Christ through joyful worship service and meaningful Bible studies.