Students Ask, “Would Jesus Eat Frybread?”

On November 9-11, over 200 Native American college students from across the United States gathered in Anchorage for the annual “Would Jesus Eat Frybread?” (WJEF?) conference, a ministry of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.  ABC graduate Cynthia Pete (BA 2016) was...

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A Community Adventure

Our fellowship with God is not measured by how much we know, but by how much we love!  So at Alaska Bible College, our investment in students goes well beyond academics.  In the context of a caring community, our students can expect to find a rich blend of social outlets & service opportunities designed to foster healthy, life-long relationships.


% of Students who said, "I'm happy that I decided to come to ABC."

Let Every Breath

I have been thinking a lot about breathing recently.  I don’t think I’m alone in this.  In fact, the civil unrest that our country has experienced was spurred on by “I can’t breathe.”  The COVID-19 pandemic often impacts a person’s ability to breath.  The mask debate...

Learning to Love: Problem People

Wounds. Unless they are physical, we often don’t see wounds in other people. What we do see is the negative expressions that are effects of the internal presence of their wounds. For a hypothetical example, maybe my dad was verbally abusive, could never find anything...

Why ABC?

A philosophy professor announced to his students that the final essay exam for his Introduction to Philosophy class would be comprehensive.  The students spent hours going over the Socratic method and Plato’s forms.  They tired their brains on epistemological and...

Colombia For Christ: Russell Stendal Shares the Peace of Jesus

Russell Stendal has a heart to follow God. At the age of 4, Stendal prayed that his parents would become missionaries. 4 years later, his family was on the mission field. On November 9th, Stendal was a guest missionary speaker at Alaska Bible College's Thursday Chapel...

ABC Student Highlight: Written by Riko Viviers

Having been in Russia as a missionary from South Africa for seven years, I met my future wife at a missions conference in Yakutsk in 2002. Marianna was born in Yakutia. Both her parents were Sakha (Yakut) with no knowledge of God. At an age of twelve, however, being...

Student Spotlight: David & Vikki Rusher

Our Dean of Students recently sat down with the Rusher family, who came all the way from South Carolina to study at ABC.  Read the full interview to get to know these servant leaders. What brought you to Alaska Bible College? We were immediately attracted to the...

The Bibe College Life

Whether in the classroom or in the wilderness, ABC is not just an education, but a place to belong.

During the academic year, various social activities are scheduled. These may include banquets, outdoor recreation, informal game times, service projects, dorm outings, community programs, and bi-annual state-wide conferences.

Our family atmosphere is sure to make you feel welcome in the far north!

 The Alaska Life

We firmly believe your experience outside the classroom contributes to your overall enrichment.  Students are encouraged to explore the surounding area and embrace all Alaska has to offer!

Strategically located in the heart of Palmer, our campus and dorms enable you to readily access incredible year-round opportunities. Within walking distance are community bike paths, local hikes, coffee shops, fast food, and grocery stores.

Alaska is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, and the Palmer area hosts world-class recreational adventures. Fall activities may include fishing, hunting, hiking, and canoeing. In the winter months, try snowboarding, skating or snowshoeing. Community events include the Iditarod, the Alaska State Fair, concerts, craft fairs, high school sports, and much more.