Mission, Vision and Values


IBI’s mission is:

To serve the Church through commitment to excellence in biblical education and leadership development for the Irish Church.

IBI’s vision is to see:

Vibrant, gospel-centred churches making an impact for Christ across Ireland.

IBI’s values are:

we value God and his word

  • are committed to an evangelical understanding of the gospel

  • recruit lecturers who are passionate about God and His Word

  • ensure that the Scriptures are central to the courses we teach

We value the irish church therfore we

  • prioritise the development of indigenous leadership

  • partner with local churches through our apprenticeship programme

  • resource students to face the considerable missionary challenges of modern Ireland

WE value biblically relevant training therfore we

  • balance content, character and competence in all areas of training

  • encourage students to integrate learning in class with practical Christian ministry

  • maintain spiritual character formation as a priority for Christian leadership

We value diversity of our students therefore we

  • welcome for training men and women from a wide variety of church backgrounds

  • train leaders, potential leaders and active church members

  • encourage students to serve God in ministry, mission or marketplace

We value christs great commission

  • train people who are committed to making disciples of all nations

  • train students who will proclaim the gospel both faithfully and relevantly

  • train leaders who will plant and develop churches throughout Ireland