About the college
God’s Word in Action
Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. ~ Proverbs 29:18
Vision Baptist College exists to develop the Christian who is wholly committed to Christ and His church. Students will be challenged, led, and equipped to be a leader who can impact the world for Jesus Christ through witnessing, a commitment to the Word of God, and a passion for the ministry of the local church.
This vision is made evident through powerful preaching and teaching, practical hands-on training, and personal mentorship from the faculty of Vision Baptist College as well as the staff and church members of Solid Rock Baptist Church.
As one of the leading local church-based Bible colleges, Vision is committed to developing servant leaders who are ready to be soldiers for Jesus Christ. Therefore, the institutional learning outcomes of VBC are for graduates to:
Bible knowledge and doctrine
to excellence and holy living
knowledge effectively and practically
dilligently in training
the lost through the power of the gospel
with fervency in the ministry
May I bring my own vehicle?
Yes, students are permitted to have their own personal vehicles. Vehicles should be registered and insured. Students are expected to drive responsibly on and off campus. Failure to abide by the college policies will result in a loss of driving privileges on campus.
Are there any athletic opportunities?
Vision Baptist College has an intramural sports program where students may compete on a weekly basis in a variety of athletic competitions. Students may also join the SRBC sports leagues.
How much may I be involved in my home church?
Students who are not members of Solid Rock Baptist Church prior to enrollment are not permitted to become members, although they are free to participate in any of the ministries of SRBC. We allow students, who live close enough, to attend and be involved in their home church on the weekends. The expectation for those that would go to their home church on the weekend is the same for those who would stay on campus and be involved in the ministries of Solid Rock Baptist Church.
What are the requirements for living in the dormitory?
God has blessed VBC with beautiful dormitories for the students to enjoy. Any full-time student that is paying Room and Board is permitted to stay in the dormitories. Students desiring to attend Vision Baptist College as part-time students and live in the dormitory must gain Administrative Approval prior to registration. Non-students or graduated students may not live in the dormitories. Students are expected to help with the daily cleaning of the dormitories and are expected to abide by the policies and guidelines of Vision Baptist College.
What policies do you have concerning employment?
Students are permitted to work off campus. Vision Baptist College will do its best to help students find employment. Students should not work at a place where they would be expected to serve or sell alcohol or do anything else that would be harmful to their Christian testimony. Students are expected to maintain a great representation of our Savior and of VBC through exemplary attendance, attitude, and performance on the job site.
What is a typical day of campus life?
Classes run daily from 8:15 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. College Chapel is held daily at 11:55 a.m. Lunch is served from 1:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Students are free to leave for work at 1:00 p.m. The campus is open until 9:00 p.m. on a daily basis. Students may fellowship, study, exercise, or participate in the many scheduled events and activities of Solid Rock Baptist Church and Vision Baptist College. Dormitory curfew is 10:00 p.m.
What ministry opportunities are available at VBC?
Students are permitted to serve in any of the ministries of SRBC, which include Bus Ministry, Soulwinning, Nursery, Reformer’s Unanimous, Youth Ministry, Juniors’ Ministry, Spanish Ministry, Deaf Ministry, and more. Students are required to be involved in weekly soulwinning programs of SRBC.
How often do you have chapel?
Chapel is the highlight of each day at VBC. We have chapel Monday through Friday. God moves in a mighty way through the many guest preachers and men from our staff who preach.
Are meals provided?
All meals are included in the semester fees for Room and Board (on-campus students only). Breakfast is required, and is served in the Dining Area each morning 7:30 am to 8:00 am for all students, both on and offcampus. Lunch and dinner are served in the Dining Area for on-campus students only. Off-campus students may purchase the lunch meal only on a weekly basis.
What types of activities and student life opportunities are provided?
College life can be very busy with class, ministry, and employment schedules. However, there are many opportunities provided for students to enjoy college life and develop outstanding friendships. The SRBC church calendar provides many exciting activities whether they are ball games, trips to Ocean City, or ministry opportunities. VBC activities will be scheduled on a regular basis. These activities have included trips to Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., West Point Military Academy, Philadelphia Phillies ballgames, Christmas in New York City, and more.
What opportunities are available in the music program?
Students at Vision Baptist College will have multiple opportunities to participate in the Music Ministry of Solid Rock Baptist Church. Students may join the SRBC choir which sings every Sunday morning and evening service. Students are also able to participate in the special music program for SRBC services and events, as well as Vision Baptist College chapel services. There are also many opportunities for students to participate in area churches’ special music ministries throughout the school year.
What are the opportunities and expectations for dating?
Many times God will allow a young person to meet his/her future spouse while at Bible college. At VBC, we believe strongly in parental involvement. Before beginning any type of relationship, a young man should seek the permission of the father of the young lady he is interested in dating Opportunities for dating will be provided through formal activities and events at SRBC and VBC. All relationships should be Christ-honoring in every way.
Are you accredited?
We believe God and the Word of God give us the authority and approval to train Christ’s workers in local church ministry work. We seek no other accreditation.