"We seek to provide biblical education and training that renews the mind, transforms the heart and equips the hands."
Our desire is that students leave not only with a deeper understanding of the Bible and a firmer theological foundation, but that they leave transformed by God, more deeply in love with him and his church, and better equipped to serve.
What you get can expect in your student experience
How to handle the Bible –the ability to lead Bible studies
Overall theological grasp of the Bible and key Christian beliefs
Practical Pastoral care skills
Able to understand the Old Testament and it’s relevance for life and ministry
Develop in personal reflection; self-understanding; gifting; working with mentor and in teams
Work out their placement in the local church
Gospels – understanding the life and teaching of Jesus
Communication – how to speak in public; lead groups and preaching
Discipleship – Jesus’ teaching – and a strategy for making disciples in the local context
Church History – learning from the rich story of God’s work in history; lessons for today; how and where we fit in
Skills in how to study; think critically; self-understanding; working with others
All within a rich community of faith: worship; prayer; diversity
You will be part of IBI’s friendly and supportive community. One of IBI’s many strengths is the close working relationship among IBI staff and students. As a result of the excellent support system offered to all students, no one gets left behind.
You can study in an institute of academic excellence that is regularly commended for its consistently high standards in education.
You will graduate from IBI with a qualification that equips and prepares you for real life and Christian service.
You will have the chance to sit in a classroom with men and women from Christian churches from throughout Ireland and beyond.
You can choose a flexible mode of study most convenient to your personal and professional schedule.
We know that life can be demanding and time is not always in abundance!