Alumni Highlight: Steve and Malana Ganz

For Steve and Malana, the Jesus Revolution isn’t a movie. It’s their backstory. Steve was part of the counter-cultural, drug-fueled hippie movement of the 1960s, until the day Jesus met him and he found the purpose and calling he’d been searching for. Malana grew up in a traditional church but also became a hippie. She […]

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Alumni Highlight: Chris Jenson

Chris Jenson is no stranger to hard conversations: he makes a living helping CEOs be more effective by being willing to say the most difficult things about their leadership. As a consultant with the Table Group, he is routinely asked to step into dysfunctional corporate situations, untangle multi-million dollar messes, and help leaders learn to […]

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Pastoral Guide: Dealing with Sexual, Racial, and Political Identity

ONE Conference Youth Pastor Workshops are always popular and the 2023 ONE Conference was no exception. PBC professors taught three workshops on key issues facing youth pastors today. In this workshop, Professor Lanny Hubbard provided a pastoral guide to help youth and youth pastors deal with sexual, racial and political identity. He covered the importance […]

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Holding Absolute Truth in an Anti-Truth Culture

ONE Conference Youth Pastor Workshops are always popular and the 2023 ONE Conference was no exception. PBC professors taught three workshops on key issues facing youth pastors today. In this workshop, Portland Bible College professor and alum Sarah Nashif-Tan taught on the difference between relative and absolute truth and why understanding that difference is so […]

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Counseling Teens: Pastoring Mental Health

ONE Conference Youth Pastor Workshops are always popular and the 2023 ONE Conference was no exception. PBC professors taught three workshops on key issues facing youth pastors today. Veteran professor, prophet, and counselor Glenda Malmin taught what it takes to counsel and pastor teens facing mental health challenges. Drawing on biblical wisdom and decades of […]

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Alumni Highlight: Jeff Jaquith

Jeff Jaquith is an Oregon native but grew up in Mexico as a missionary kid. He returned to the US in 1995 to attend Portland Bible College, where he complete his Bachelor of Theology. After graduating, he married Coiya, whom he had met at PBC. She finished her own bachelor’s degree the following year. Jeff […]

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PBC Is Growing

The Portland Bible College team is expanding as well as changing. In the past few months we have welcomed several new staff members and reluctantly said goodbye to a few who have moved into other roles. New To Our Team Jeff Jaquith – VP of Institutional Advancement Jeff Jaquith is an Oregon native but grew […]

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Alumni Highlight: John J. Peters

About John: After graduating from Portland Bible College in 2000, John J. Peters moved back to California to help with the church planted by his parents. John eventually wanted to further his education and started on-campus classes at Regent College in Vancouver, Canada in 2005. While in Vancouver, he enjoyed several PBC alumni connections at […]

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Book Highlight: Sharpening Little Arrows

About the Authors: About the Mission Joy Sukadi is the mission and teaching pastor at International Full Gospel Fellowship in Seattle. Discipling and equipping the young generation has been her passion and calling for the past 20 years. She is currently taking a Theology degree at Portland Bible College to equip herself with biblically sound […]

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2022 STORM Teams

PBC Students in Puebla Mexico Our STORM teams are pivotal opportunities for PBC students to engage in real-life ministry on the mission field while helping to support family churches around the globe. Partnered with Mannahouse Church, our PBC students get experience putting what they are learning in the classroom to practical use as they preach, […]

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