Educational Institutions

Southeastern Bible College, Inc.

  • Birmingham, AL
  • sebc.edu

Mission Statement

Southeastern Bible College exists to produce graduates who are biblicaaly grounded, spiritually mature and culturally relevant.

Main Programs

  1. Department of Education
  2. Department of Biblical Studies
Service Areas

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National

Most students are from Alabama and the southeast U.S. but we accept students from all geographic areas.

All of our community service initiatives are conducted in the Shelby and Jefferson Counties of Alabama.

ruling year

1946

President

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Dr. Alexander Granados

Keywords

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Bible, Biblical, College, Education, Higher Education, Christian, Christian Education, Private

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EIN

63-0338081

 Number

4404557610

Physical Address

2545 Valleydale Road

Birmingham, AL 35244 2083

Also Known As

SEBC

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Undergraduate College (4-year) (B42)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Alumni Associations (B84)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The vision of Southeastern Bible College is to equip servant leaders for Christian living and service worldwide through being an institution of academic and spiritual excellence.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Department of Education

SEBC is accredited by the Assoc for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) and is a 4 year undergraduate institution. SEBC offers programs through the Dept of Biblical Studies, the Dept of Education and the Dept of Arts & Sciences. The College has a little more than 200 students.

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Program 2

Department of Biblical Studies

The Department of Biblical Studies is the heart of Southeastern Bible College, providing a biblical foundation for every academic program. Our desire is to provide the greatest opportunity for Christian growth and professional development so that we may be faithful stewards of the joys and responsibilities received through Christ.

Category

Educational Programs

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Adults

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Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    The mission of Southeastern Bible College is to produce graduates who are biblically grounded, spiritually mature and culturally relevant.The vision is to equip leaders for Christian living and service worldwide through being an institution of academic and spiritual excellence.First the College is focused on students who become graduates.Second the college is focused on students who will learn the Bible as well as general education (we are a 4 year higher ed school) and then take what they have learned and apply that knowledge through Christian living and service worldwide. This can be in churches, schools and other nonprofit organizations. This can also be in the business marketplace and as a volunteer in the community.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    We have a high caliber of faculty who believe in the mission of the College but who are also trained academically (present full-time faculty all have an earned doctorate). College-Wide Learning Goals are:1. Evince a proficiency in knowledge of Scripture;2. Demonstrate understanding of a Christian worldview that integrates faith and learning;3. Manifest a Christian value system which is reflected in attitudes and relationships;4. Demonstrate appropriate breadth and depth of knowledge in the areas of arts and sciences;5. Evince the ability to effectively serve Christ in accordance with one's area of study.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Southeastern Bible College has been blessed with a 22 acre campus in north Shelby County just south of Birmingham, Alabama. We have a faculty and staff with good experience in higher education. The College is nationally accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). The Elementary Education program is approved by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Southeastern Bible College engages in an ongoing process of assessment and institutional research that informs the strategic planning process.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    We graduate about 35 students per year on average. Alumni are currently enrolled in Master level programs at Beeson School of Divinity, Wheaton Graduate School, Trinity International University and Yale Divinity School. Alumni are serving as church pastors, missionaries, a College President, and corporate presidents.
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Most students are from Alabama and the southeast U.S. but we accept students from all geographic areas.

All of our community service initiatives are conducted in the Shelby and Jefferson Counties of Alabama.

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Affiliations + Memberships

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SOUTHEASTERN BIBLE COLLEGE
Fiscal year: Jun 01-May 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Southeastern Bible College, Inc.

Leadership

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President

Dr. Alexander Granados

BIO

Dr. Don Hawkins serves as the ninth President of Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham, Alabama. The former Vice President and Executive Director of the Minirth Meier Clinic, Dr. Hawkins has authored or co-authored over 20 books. Dr. Hawkins came to Southeastern Bible College from Back to the Bible, where he served as co-host and producer of the Back to the Bible radio program, heard on over 600 stations worldwide. He continues to host the live nationwide call-in program, Life Perspectives, from the Southeastern campus.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Southeastern Bible College in 1967 and a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1974, Dr. Hawkins received a Doctor of Ministry from Calvary Theological Seminary in 1998. He is a veteran conference and seminar speaker and has 19 years of pastoral experience. Dr. Hawkins and his wife Kathy have three grown children and twelve grandchildren.

STATEMENT FROM THE President

"As an alumnus, Southeastern gave me a foundation in biblical and theological training that effectively equipped me for a variety of ministry and ministry related rolest that God has permitted me to hold. As President, I am committed to continuing the legacy of excellence in academic and spiritual training that our students receive."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. Steve Gannett

Birmingham Baptist Association

Term: June 2012 - May 2014

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