Alumni Highlight: Elisa Haake

After graduating from Portland Bible College in 2007, Elisa was privileged to be a part of a church plant in New Zealand, and for six months she focused solely on being available for that plant. She moved to Texas after her stay in New Zealand and got a position on staff at Gateway Church where […]

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“Yoked” – New Book

In the Great Commission as recorded in Matthew’s Gospel Jesus left his followers with clear instructions: They were to make disciples by teaching people to obey all he had commanded them. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really thought about Jesus as giving commandments. We all know about the Ten Commandments in the book of Exodus but Jesus came “full of grace.” Surely fullness of grace did not involve commandments, let alone the need to obey those commandments. But there it was, recorded plainly in these famous words of Jesus. If making (and being) disciples requires us to teach people how to obey the commandments of Jesus, maybe we should focus more attention on what those commandments are, and how to obey them.

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Time and Timeliness

PBC alumnus Sam Albrecht, BTh ’11, is a PBC alumni from the 2011 class. He and his wife Elaina have 2 wonderful girls. For 11 years he served as the youth pastor at his home church, Living Way Fellowship in Sandy Oregon. In December of 2021, he was installed as the Lead Pastor. The wisdom and experience gained during his time at PBC guide him to this day. PBC instilled a deep hunger for true knowledge and wisdom that drives his approach to ministry. 

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A Pattern of Peace

In his sermon entitled, “A Pattern of Peace”, Phillip exhorts about striving for peace and how we can focus on forgiveness, reconciliation, and trusting the Lord. This message explores the many aspects of how we can become peace-keepers by “biting our tongues, searching our hearts, and going the distance”.

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Podcast: God as Friend wtih Pastor Jude Fouquier

Pastor Jude Fouquier leads The City Church Ventura, in Southern California. He is a skillful communicator and has been committed to training young people for the Kingdom for many years. Pastor Jude is also part of the Portland Bible College Strategic Team and his church hosts a thriving internship program which is an extension campus […]

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