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Our Emphasis Program is available as a 12-unit emphasis within the degree programs. Think of your emphasis program as your “minor” while you are at Bible college. It’s a special focus based on where you believe the Lord is leading you after you graduate, or what you are interested in. Currently we offer 4 different Emphasis options, below are a brief description of each and their requirements, along with some optional ways for you to grow each semester.

Missions & Evangelism

Missions & Evangelism

Intended to equip those who have an interest in proclaiming the Gospel and training disciples of Jesus Christ abroad.

Topical Courses
  • Acts
  • Missions
  • Evangelism
  • Missionary Biographies or History of Missions
Bible Electives
  • Pastoral Epistles
  • 1 & 2 Thessalonians or Galatians

Worship Leadership

Worship Leadership

Prepares those who are gifted musically to lead worship, with the right heart and focus, in various ministry settings

Topical Courses
  • Worship Leadership
  • Worship Band Practicum
  • Sound & Recording
  • Musicianship
Bible Electives
  • Psalms or Leviticus
  • Life of David or 1 & 2 Chronicles

Christian Apologetics

Christian Apologetics

Focuses on building the faith of believers and equipping Christians to defend the Christian faith with humility.

Topical Courses
  • Apologetics
  • Bibliology & Archaeology
  • Christian Ethics
  • Cults & World Religions or Introduction to Islam
Bible Electives
  • John
  • Ecclesiastes or Job

Christian Leadership

Christian Leadership

Designed to equip those who feel called to youth ministry, pastoral ministry, women's ministry, or children's ministry

Topical Courses
  • Biblical Counseling
  • Homiletics or Teaching Methods
  • Pastoral Ministry or Church Planting
  • Youth Ministry or Children's Ministry
Bible Electives
  • Pastoral Epistles
  • James or Ephesians

Optional Emphasis Activities Offered Each Semester

If you are unable to be an on-campus student then you have the option of completing an emphasis certificate in as little as 16 weeks through our distance learning department. Click the link below to learn more about how you can get equipped for ministry.

View Emphasis Certificate Options

Not On-Campus? Try Our Online Emphasis Certificate

In addition to taking classes that will naturally equip you in the focused area you have chosen, CCBC will also provide numerous activities for students to be involved in. These staff led happenings will tailor your Bible college experience to the emphasis you chose.

  • Emphasis Specific Orientation Meetings
  • Off-Campus Emphasis Affiliated Conference
  • On-Campus Emphasis Workshops
Remember, choosing an emphasis is optional, but please pray about which of these four potential emphasis programs the Lord may be calling you to!