About Our Program

The Bible, Religion and Philosophy department of Tabor College is committed to modeling, instructing, inviting and challenging students to a vibrant Christian faith for the strengthening of Christ’s Kingdom in this world.
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Bible, Religion & Philosophy Majors

Biblical and Religious Studies

Christian Ministry
– Christian Leadership Concentration
– Youth Ministry Concentration
– Mission Concentration


Christian Leadership
Youth Ministry

Career Opportunities

  • Pastoral ministry
  • Youth ministry
  • Church planting and mission (including overseas)
  • Contemporary worship leading
  • Para-church ministry
  • Camping ministry
  • Social services
  • Humanitarian aid worker
  • Preparation for seminary, law school and other graduate programs

Why Bible, Religion & Philosophy at Tabor?

  • Strong courses and faculty in Bible, ministry, theology, history, philosophy, and religion
  • BRS major flexes to student interests and goals
  • Ministry majors mentored by faculty for four semesters in addition to supervised field ministry
  • Practical training in inductive Bible study for all majors, building a thoughtful and informed faith
  • Majors are guided in discerning a call that fits their motivations, gifts, and deep sense of God’s joy
  • Annual mission and educational trips available, such as Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, the Middle East, and a variety of cities in the U.S.

Since 2006:

  • 35 Tabor graduates have gone on to seminary or graduate school
  • 46 Tabor graduates have entered into full-time pastoral ministry or missionary work

Bible, Religion & Philosophy Faculty

Rick Bartlett

Rick Bartlett, M.Div., D.Min.

Associate Dean of School School of Graduate Studies, Director of Theological Education, Associate Professor of Ministry
David Faber

David Faber, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy/Religious Studies; Director of Assessment and Institutional Research

Wendell Loewen, D.Min.

Professor of Youth, Church & Culture/Faith Front Director, Faculty Representative to the Board