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Meet Our Newest Member of Ministry Placement, Steven Pettus!

Meet Steven Pettus. Steven joined the Highlands College Staff in August 2020 as the Executive Director of Ministry Placement at Highlands College. Steven has worked as a professional engineer (PE) in Birmingham before he and […]

Faculty Feature: John Ball

John Ball serves as the Associate Professor of Biblical Studies and the Practicum Director at Highlands College. What makes Highlands College unique are faculty members like John Ball, who deliver engaging academic curriculum through innovative […]

Classroom Of The Future

There is a new generation on the move. The post-millennial age, known as Generation Z or “Gen Z,” includes those born between 1997 and 2013. This means that most people entering higher education and the […]

No Crowd, Just Conviction – Highlands College Virtual Half Marathon and 10k Races

There is a quiet courage required to press on when things get hard. It’s called conviction, and it is one of the biggest separators between success and failure in life and ministry. At Highlands College, […]

Faculty Feature: Dr. Kevin Bussey

Dr. Kevin Bussey, a lecturer at Highlands College, is our newest doctoral recipient on staff! What makes Highlands College unique are faculty members like Dr. Bussey, who deliver engaging academic curriculum through innovative and relational […]

How Do I Know God’s Calling On My Life?

This may be one of the most frequently considered questions in the Christian faith. In a world with a million options, how do I know if I’m fulfilling God’s call on my life? If you […]

Why do we do Saturate?

Here is a simple truth – leaders cannot give what they do not have.  As spiritual leaders, the greatest value our graduates will bring to ministry is their spiritual maturity and deep love for Jesus. […]

Innovation in Education

In the Worship Practicum classroom, students will be encouraged to hone their craft in a space that encourages creativity. Students will also learn how to skillfully and intentionally shape worship experiences. Innovation is a value […]

A Miracle in the Moment

We all carry our own variable degree of faith in miracles. For many of us who believe in miracles, we tend to picture these moments that defy the laws of nature – seas parted or […]

A Values-Driven Design

When we set out three years ago to design the future home of Highlands College, we were full of excitement. In front of us was an opportunity to create something that had never been done […]

A Vibrant Campus Community

When I close my eyes and picture the campus we’re building, I see a place of non-stop, purpose-driven activity – a place of life. It’s a place that boils over with community and interaction. It’s […]

What Starts Here Can’t Stay Here

There’s an inspiration and peace that comes from knowing that what we’ve committed ourselves to at Highlands College is bigger than ourselves, our generation, or even this amazing new campus we’re building. What starts here […]

Healthy Leaders – Spirit, Soul, and Body

Attending college is often one of the most physically unhealthy seasons in a person’s life. Between the microwaved cups of ramen and the late-night Taco Bell runs, more than a few of us picked up […]

The End is Everything

Every organization has a mission. I’m not talking about the one that’s printed on the lobby wall. I’m talking about the one that’s driving every decision at either a conscious or subconscious level. For some, […]

Historic Moment at Highlands College

At Highlands College, we believe more is caught than taught. Much of what a leader receives comes from relationships and mentoring, which is why we were excited to officially launch the Professors in Residence Program. [...]

Building Resilience

Coronavirus threw us all a curve ball. I never expected to run a college from the dining room table. Business owners became stay-at-home parents and cashiers became front-lines, essential workers – heroes in their communities. [...]

Don’t Waste This Moment

Quarantined and working at home with kids - if you’re living it, you know the insanity of juggling work stations and fighting over bandwidth for Zoom calls and Google Classroom meets. Even on your best [...]

Why It’s Worth Hiring Highlands College Students

We recently received an email from Taleah Murray, an Executive Pastor at Crossroads Church in Southern California. In her email, she shares her experience about how a Highlands College hire has exceeded her expectations. Read [...]

Job Searching Made Easy

As a young college graduate, Tim Johnson's eyes eagerly scanned the computer screen in front of him. Job searching is no easy task, especially when entering the workforce for the first time. After a few [...]

Five Questions That Will Maximize Your Leadership Potential

Chancellor Chris Hodges concluded the Impact Leadership Conference with a Lunch and Learn experience. The content shared was formed around the idea that good leaders ask great questions. He provided five practical questions leaders can [...]


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