“The Ordination of Women” by Lanny Hubbard

The subject of ordaining women into positions of church authority is one of varied opinions and deep emotions. Many women see the traditional model of male leaders as one that has contributed greatly to the oppression they have experienced. In order to eliminate much of that they are striving hard to promote the concept of […]

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PBC Alumni, Faculty and Friends Visit Israel

This year’s Alumni, Faculty and Friends trip to Israel was a monumental experience for each one of the people who joined. Here are a couple of testimonies from their perspectives: “Since graduating from PBC over 9 years ago, my degree has been foundational to me as a follower of Jesus and in my work as […]

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Where Are They Going?

The class of 2019 will be greatly missed! We are so proud of their accomplishments and are excited for everything God has for them. Want to see where some of them are going and what they will be doing? Lindsey Rightmire is getting married and will be heavily involved in worship at the 217 campus […]

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Guadalajara Students

This year, a group of leaders from The House GDL church had the opportunity to take two Portland Bible College courses in Spanish at their church in Guadalajara, Mexico. The courses were taught by their lead pastor and PBC alumnus, Justin Jaquith (class of 1999). All of the course lectures were recorded to become part of our PBC […]

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Youth Pastors Workshop at ONE Conference

For more than 25 years, PBC has been an integral part of hosting one of the largest youth conferences on the West Coast “Generation Unleashed”. PBC Faculty are often invited to teach workshops on different subjects. If you were able to join us and would like to download an electronic version of this year’s notebook, […]

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Alumni Testimony – Hank Cao, BTh 14

Hank accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior when he was taken to Home of Hope Orphanage in China at the age of 12. Later in High School he had a strong sense that God was speaking to his heart and “pulling me into His family and preparing a special place for me in […]

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Alumni at the Forefront of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Training leaders for the local church and society has been at the core of our mission. Many of our alumni are in the front-lines of major social justice issues ranging from poverty to human trafficking. One of these issues, which has had irreparable damage to an entire country and region, is the Syrian refugee crisis. […]

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Practicum and Apprenticeship Launch

September was an exciting month for Mannahouse and PBC as we launched our new Practicum & Apprenticeship programs for Fall Semester 2018.  Students now get the benefit of combining the hands on experience of a more traditional style internship with their current academic load to provide students with on the job training for post college […]

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The Good Life

“Great to Good” – Lanny Hubbard, Aug 31, 2018 Professor Lanny Hubbard shared a message on what it means to Live a Good Life. Below is the accompanying notes to the full message which you can listen to on our podcast here. Enjoy! Isaiah 1:17 says that God’s people are to learn to do good. […]

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Congratulations Karyn Wells

Karyn Wells graduated with her Bth in 2018. She graciously shares her journey in this article. Young and in love with our hearts set on ministry, Jeff and I married the summer between our junior and senior year at PBC in 1987. I worked full-time that fall so he could finish his senior year and […]

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