International Asoociation for Biblical Education

International Association for Biblical Education

About us


The International Association for Biblical Education (IABE) is an accreditation body for Theological Institutions, founded in 2015 with the aim of promoting excellence in theological education. Our focus is to nurture and equip aspiring young men and women through Theological Institutions who are wholly committed to extending the Kingdom of God in their respective communities. With comprehensive standards tailored to meet the needs of our member institutions, IABE works closely with them to enhance their world-class accreditation status and quality. Our mandate is to authorize, recognize and accredit Bible Colleges and Seminaries that meet the highest level of learning and teaching in the pursuit of God’s will. We take pride in providing mentorship and guidance to our member Institutions as they strive for excellence in fulfilling their mission.

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Our Vision

We envision uniting in the field of biblical education to effectively serve the Churches.


Our Mission

IABE is dedicated to promoting excellence in biblical education by accrediting theological institutions that demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, and service, and  empowering them to produce graduates who are equipped to fulfill the Great Commission and advance God’s Kingdom.

  • Foster spiritual fellowship and mutual support among member institutions, promoting collaboration and unity in biblical education.
  • Assist member institutions in providing comprehensive Christian education, empowering students for effective Christian service and holistic development (spiritual, mental, physical, and social).
  • Offer membership and accreditation to Bible colleges and seminaries, recognizing excellence in biblical education.
  • Enable biblical institutions of higher education to maintain highest academic standards, ensuring quality and excellence in teaching, learning, and research.
  • Organize seminars, conferences, and leadership development training programs, enhancing professional growth and networking opportunities for educators and leaders.
Educational Philosophy:-

At the International Association for Biblical Education (IABE), we believe that biblical education is a transformative and lifelong journey. Our educational philosophy is rooted in the following convictions:


  • We believe that biblical education should be grounded in a deep understanding of Scripture, informed by theological wisdom, and shaped by a commitment to spiritual formation.
  • We affirm that learning is a holistic process, integrating head, heart, and hands, and that biblical education should cultivate intellectual rigor, spiritual passion, and practical service.
  • We recognize that God’s truth is timeless and universal, and that biblical education should prepare students to engage diverse cultures, contexts, and perspectives with wisdom, compassion, and courage.
  • We value the importance of community, recognizing that biblical education flourishes in environments of mutual support, encouragement, and accountability.
  • We are committed to fostering a love for lifelong learning, equipping students to navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing world with faith, hope, and vision.
Core Values:-
  1. Academic Excellence: IABE values high academic standards and rigor in biblical education.
  2. Spiritual Formation: IABE prioritizes the spiritual growth and development of students and faculty.
  3. Service: IABE emphasizes the importance of serving others and advancing God’s Kingdom.
  4. Empowerment: IABE aims to empower institutions and graduates to fulfill the Great Commission.
  5. Commitment: IABE values institutions that demonstrate a commitment to its mission and values.
  6. Excellence in Education: IABE strives for excellence in all aspects of biblical education.
  7. Global Impact: IABE aims to advance God’s Kingdom globally through its accredited institutions and graduates.
International Association for Biblical Education - IABE is a Registered non-profit organization, Registered No. 41172101966. Permanent Account Number. AABTI9533K. 
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