Regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), Life Pacific College (also known as LIFE Bible College) is a remarkable institution deeply rooted in the history of The Foursquare Church. The school exists to support the transformation of students into leaders prepared to serve God in the church, the workplace and the world. Located in vibrant Southern California, LPC provides traditional undergraduate programs, non-traditional degree completion and graduate programs.
Ignite is a two-year residential program. An extension of Life Pacific College (also known as LIFE Bible College), Ignite offers academic training combined with focused discipleship in addition to local and global outreach opportunities.
ELN is a nationwide network of church-sponsored programs. According to the ELN website, these programs are “based on a model of full-time ‘immersion discipleship,’ designed to take students who are passionate about Jesus and the world, and help them become mission-ready leaders.” All ELN programs have a three-part emphasis: head (academics), hands (ministry) and heart (mentorship). These programs, which are generally one to two years, are designed for college-age students.
Foursquare Missions International (FMI) offers training for short and long term missions work as well as urban ministry training and cross-cultural training for a U.S. context.Learn How You Can Answer the Call to Go
Interested in becoming an affiliate school? The Foursquare Church values the contribution of other institutions to the education and training of Foursquare leaders. Partnerships bloom with compatible schools that provide opportunities for Foursquare ministry students to obtain essential theological training and practical preparation in supportive environments. These schools formally apply and partnerships are reviewed annually for renewal. If your institution would like to be considered, contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.View Current Affiliated Colleges
Ministry Training Institutes provide Foursquare churches with the opportunity to invest in leadership the way Jesus did, with relational teaching and opportunities for hands-on practice. They offer a cost-effective and convenient option for ministry training, ideal for leaders and laypeople alike.
In 1922 Aimee Semple McPherson founded Angelus Temple Training School, which later became known as L.I.F.E. Bible College and now as Life Pacific College. The purpose of that original Foursquare training institute was the same as the mission of our contemporary Ministry Training Institutes—in Sister Aimee’s words, “the practical training of evangelists for the harvest fields of life.”
Review the application process, then download the scholarship application that interests you; simply fill it out completely and mail it back!Applications will be available as of Feb. 1, 2017. Be sure to check back then.
A total of six scholarships are available for the 2016 school year. Women currently pursuing higher education in preparation for ministry leadership are eligible for one of the following Alabaster House Legacy Scholarships:
Please note: For each scholarship there is a maximum lifetime award of up to $2,500.
Direct inquires to:
Women in Ministry Leadership
1910 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Contact Marysol Ramos for more details.