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Hobby Lobby’s Green Family Donates $20 million to Highlands College

Hobby Lobby founder and CEO David Green and the Green family have donated $20 million to Highlands College in Birmingham, Ala. that will fully fund the institution’s first of two residence halls. […]

Overview of Bible College Curriculum Highlands College Provides

We approach academics with the purpose of strengthening our students’ understanding of their Christ-centered calling and providing them the tools they need to faithfully make an eternal impact in their communities. […]

President of the Association for Biblical Higher Education Visits Highlands College

We were recently honored to host the President of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Dr. Philip Dearborn, on the campus of Highlands College. […]

Highlands College Approved as Degree-Granting Institution

Highlands College is honored to announce that we have received approval from the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) and the State of Alabama […]

Faculty Feature: Trey Johnson

Trey Johnson is the Adjunct Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Highlands College. Students have the opportunity to learn from incredible faculty members […]

Highlands College Graduates Over 400 Trained Leaders Ready for Ministry

Highlands College was honored to celebrate 420 graduates during our Traditional Program and Evening Program Commencement ceremonies held on Saturday, May 15. […]

Pastor Louie Giglio Joins Highlands College For In-Residence Program

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. […]

Faculty Feature: Dr. Chris Hanna

Dr. Chris Hanna is our Professor of Theological Studies. Dr. Hanna recently defended his Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary PhD dissertation, “Retrieval for the Sake of Renewal: Timothy George as a Historical Theologian.” His love […]

Faculty Feature: Stacey Benson

Stacey Benson is the Foundational Studies Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Social Sciences. She works at the college alongside her husband and a few of her children! What makes Highlands College unique are faculty […]

How Highlands College Is More Than A Bible College

At Highlands College, we believe that the traditional bible college definition needs to be profoundly refreshed to better prepare leaders for the challenges, and more importantly, the opportunities of an increasingly complex and rapidly changing [...]

Faculty Feature: Gina Cox

Gina Cox is our Executive Vice President of Academics & Ministry Training and a professor at Highlands College. Before coming to Highlands College, Professor Cox was a nuclear regulatory lawyer. Professor Cox is now helping […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Through hands-on ministry training and an innovative approach to education, Highlands College helps shape religious leaders. In the Worship Practicum classroom, students will be encouraged to hone their craft in a space that encourages creativity. […]

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 […]

Experience a Vibrant Community at Highlands College Campus

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 […]

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 […]

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 [...]