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Grace and Truth Conference

Florida Bible College - Grace and Truth Conference

James Rankin, Th.B., MA.

James is an alumnus of Florida Bible College and is a retired USMC Master Sergeant (20 years). He currently is the lead high school teacher at Texas Christian Schools in Houston (18 years) who has taught physics, biology, and creation science. He has worked on archaeological digs in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Utah, North Dakota, Montana, and Kansas. He is married and has two adult children. James is an invited speaker on topics of apologetics and creation science.

Issues from the World of Science and Answers from the Bible and Science

Our Grace and Truth Conference is dedicated to Grace to Encourage and Truth to Instruct! We will host our Grace and Truth Conference each year with new themes, but always the same emphasis&encouragement and instruction. Our theme this year is to provide theological depth, scientific support, and personal enrichment to all in attendance. Our desire is to challenge and equip believers with the truths of Gods Word as it relates to science and their application to many facets of daily life in standing strong for the Lord in the world. You are invited to join us for our Grace and Truth Conference!

Our guest speakers:

  • Stan Ponz, DMin. President of Florida Bible College
  • James Rankin, Th.B., MA (Florida Bible College alumnus)

February 3

8:30 am – 3:30 pm


  • Does the Bible support evolution?
  • Does the Bible have science mention in it?
  • Can we truly know how old is the Earth is?
  • Was the flood local or global?
  • Did man and dinosaurs walk the earth at the same time?
  • What do fossils tell us about the past?
  • How do I defend my faith with science?
  • What evidence do the evolutionists have to support evolution?
  • Is there life on other planets?
  • What do all the major scientific fields of studies say about our origins?
  • Can science prove God exists?
  • Do fossils prove millions of years?
  • Does star light prove millions of years?
  • How many ice ages were there?

There will be displays of fossils and artifacts for everyone to see.  Everyone is welcome.  This conference is especially beneficial for homeschoolers, science teachers, youth leaders, and anyone who wants to know how science and the Bible can relate. There is no charge for the conference, however it is recommended you register in order to receive materials.  You may do so at www.FloridaBibleCollege.com or by calling 407-412-9322.

February 4

10:30 am

James Rankin will also be speaking in the morning worship service at Circle Community Church at 10:30am.

Courses Being Offered for Fall 2018 Semester

Course Number Available Course Name Course Description Course Hours
THE 103 On Campus
On Line Real Time
Spiritual Life
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This course examines the biblical principles (such as grace, Christian liberty, and humility) and practices (such as prayer, fasting, giving, participating in corporate worship, service, and Bible study) that guide the lives of maturing Christians. (Required for Graduation)

MIN 101 On Line
Evangelism and Discipleship
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This course examines the message and methods by which a person is led to Jesus Christ. It also examines what a disciple is and how a disciple is made. The course presents the motivation and command for making disciples, defines the gospel message, and emphasizes the necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit in evangelism and discipleship. (Required for Graduation)

BIB 206 On Campus
On Line Real Time
Acts, 1-2 Timothy, and Titus
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This course examines the structure, purpose, biblical theology, and application of Acts, 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus, tracing the growth of Christianity under the Apostles and the transition to post-Apostolic leadership. (Required for Graduation)

BIB 201 On Campus
On Line Real Time
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This course examines the structure, purpose, biblical theology, and application of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, highlighting foundational biblical concepts such as creation, the Abrahamic Covenant, and the Mosaic Covenant.

BIB 101 On Line
Bible Study Methods
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This course introduces a systematic approach to interpreting the Bible, in which students observe, interpret, apply, and correlate Scripture within the framework of Christian theology and history. (Required for Graduation)

MIN 103 On Campus
On Line Real Time
Introduction to Christian Ministry
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This course introduces the various vocational and avocational ministry opportunities within churches and parachurch organizations. Students will gain first-hand experience in a ministry of their choice. (Required for Graduation)

THE 101 On Campus
On Line Real Time
Survey of Christian Doctrine I
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This course surveys the biblical doctrines of the Bible, God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit, angels, humanity, and sin. Within a Protestant, evangelical framework, the course emphasizes what has been believed by historical Christianity. (Required for Graduation)

THE 106 On Campus
On Line Real Time
Survey of Church History
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This course traces the origin, development, and refinement of Christian theology from the Apostolic era to the present, with an emphasis on the major creeds, figures, events, and controversies of church history. (Required for Graduation)


Speaking Schedule for Dr. Stan Ponz - President

If you would like to have Stan speak at your church or event please email us at TellMeMore@FloridaBibleCollege.com
Florida Bible College - Dr. Stan Ponz
No Speaking Events are scheduled at this time for Dr. Stan Ponz

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  • Survey of Christian Doctrine
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