- Classroom and video lectures
- Anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of God’s Word; to grow in a relationship with God and to develop a godly character.
- Those who are involved in ministry: small group leaders, Sunday school teachers, chaplains, employees of Christian organizations, etc.
- Listeners can also attend this Program.
- In-person in the classroom
- Individual studies
- In small groups
- Via Distance learning with an individually tailored plan optimally within 2 years.
- In small groups; group members agree on the frequency of the meetings.
Aim of the Program
This program aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Books of the Bible, key Biblical doctrines, and Church history, as well as practical skills for ministry.
The academic schedule is structured to be manageable and inclusive for all students – single, married, with children, working, attending other schools or educational institutions, and those participating in church ministry.
According to the study schedule, lectures happen approximately once a month, usually taking up a full Saturday and the following Monday and Tuesday nights. You can check the Academic Timetable here.
Two weeks prior to the beginning of the course, the program administrator will send out the Syllabus to the students.
Students must complete a preparatory assignment before each class which is called a “pre-assignment”. Students will also be asked to complete final assignment(s) within the two weeks of completing each course.
Every student should find a mentor for the duration of their studies. LBC can also help facilitate a search for a qualified mentor for the student.
All courses are recorded so that those who cannot join the course in person or online can watch it, and it’s a great option for watching the course again. After completing all the courses, students must pass a comprehensive final exam.
|Course||Duration of the course||Detailed information|
|Old Testament Survey||60 academic hours||Read more|
|New Testament Survey||45 academic hours||Read more|
|Survey of Doctrines||30 academic hours||Read more|
|History of Theology*||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Bible Study Methods||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Christian Education||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Discipleship||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Evangelism||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Apologetics||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Survey of Church History||15 academic hours||Read more|
|Writing Skills||7 academic hours||Read more|
Cost of Education
|Registration Fee||€ 15.00||Free|
|Course Price||€ 45.00||€ 35.00|
*Amounts shown are subject to change.
Completion of the Studies
Upon successful completion of the program students receive a Certificate in “Theology and Ministry” at a special graduation ceremony. If a student already passed any other LBC program, with the exception of “Christian Foundations”, they will receive a Diploma in “Theology & Ministry”.
The Latvian Biblical Centre is an adult informal further-educational institution registered at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. The program is recognized by the largest Christian denominations in Latvia, but is not yet accredited by the State.
Admission is open to anyone who is willing to deepen their understanding of the Word of God, grow into a relationship with God and develop a godly character. Anyone can attend, but the level of instruction and class assignments will be more appropriate for those who have completed secondary education (general education experience).
If you would like to attend a particular course without taking the whole study program, please fill out this form or write us an email. To ensure that you receive all the necessary information for the course in good time, please email us at least 3-4 working days before the start of the course.
Applications are open by August 31st of every year.
You will be scheduled for an introductory interview with the LBC director before classes begin.
Please fill out the form below by tapping “Apply now” and submit your application. Once received, we will contact you with the next steps.
Apply, throughout the year, for the distance learning program here.
If you have additional questions about a program that is not listed here, please read the FAQ section at the bottom of the page or fill out an Enquiry Form to receive more information.