The partnership of New Life Church and Arkansas Baptist College is an innovative and unique blend of Christian development, education, and cultural progress.

Arkansas Baptist College and New Life Church have submitted an application to offer students a distinctive educational experience that combines the life-giving community and culture of NLC with the liberal arts education and social responsibility mission of ABC. This groundbreaking union is a testament to what we can accomplish as a society when we accept God’s calling and purpose for our lives.

New Life Church is one of the fastest-growing churches in America that is respected internationally for its innovative and life-giving approach to ministry. With seventeen campuses in Arkansas and one in Hong Kong, NLC makes a global impact through local church ministry.

Arkansas Baptist College is a Historically Black College located in the historic Little Rock Central High District. It has been equipping and training Christian leaders for over 130 years, and continues to strive for excellence through training up students from around the globe. The College is the only Baptist affiliated Historically Black College west of the Mississippi, and has a student population comprised of young-people from all across the United States. Founded in 1884 as the Minister’s Institute, the College continues to be supported by the Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Convention.