Reformed Bible College & Technical School. As our name intimates, we are a college built upon the Bible, espousing the reformed faith and offering both theological and technical training.
We are a denominational institution, sponsored by the Independent Presbyterian Church (IPC); but we are interdenominational in our admission policy.
Our college was started in 1958 as the
The school had a very humble beginning indeed.
The first class was composed of 7 “students.” Most of these “students” were old and illiterate men. They had to be examined orally! Moreover, none of them spoke English. Therefore, they had to be instructed through an interpreter. But they braved these challenges.
Distance was not an impediment either. So desirous were these men of being trained that many of them walked long distances to come to school, some covering over 60 km one way. Today we stand amazed at the hungering thirsting after the knowledge of the Bible these men displayed to compel them to beat such odds. These were the very first generation Christians and their breast burned with the first love and an unprecedented zeal for the work of the ministry. Although most of these men have gone on to glory, yet their legacy lives on as an inspiration to all of us.
Until 1988, the Bible school only offered theological training. However, in 1989 the school opened its technical wing and started offering dressmaking and tailoring. In 2003 the Bible school opened a
Over the years many pastors and church leaders have received their training in this college. Some have gone on to further their studies elsewhere.