Southeastern Free Will Baptist College

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The purpose of Southeastern Free Will Baptist College (SFWBC)
is to train men and women
for church-related ministries.

Degree Options

As a Bible college, we are focused on accomplishing our mission of preparing students for church-related ministries. We would love for you to see the degrees we offer for our students!

Student Life

We are thankful for the excellent Christian atmosphere that we are able to maintain on campus. We’d love to show you some of what you would experience as a student here.

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The Gospel

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Upcoming Events & Recent News

D. J. Pendley Promoted to Department Chair

We are excited to announce that D. J. Pendley has been promoted to the role of Department Chair of the Christian Education Program at Southeastern Free Will Baptist College!

D. J. Pendley, a dedicated faculty member and the Dean of Men at our college, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his new position. Nearing the completion of his Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, D. J. has a strong academic background, including a Master of Arts in English Education from Pensacola Christian College. He has been instrumental in shaping the minds and hearts of our students, teaching a variety of English and education courses since 2012.

His appointment upholds the legacy of Dr. Russ Moots (retired), ensuring that we continue to produce well-qualified classroom teachers who possess a ministry mindset and are committed to educating both the mind and heart of each student for the glory of God.

Marc Holloman, Academic Dean at the College, stated: “D. J. Pendley has all the qualities of a servant leader who is well-qualified through experience, knowledge, and Christ-honoring motivations to lead our Christian Education Program forward on the well-established foundation of his predecessors. I’m excited about his appointment and the future of this program.”

When thinking about his upcoming role, D. J. stated, “I am eager to serve our TE team as we pass on a passion for Christian education and the craft of teaching.”

Please join us in congratulating D. J. Pendley on his new role, and keep him in your prayers as he leads the charge in training Christian teachers for the growing Christian school movement.

Alumni Day, Sept. 21, 2024

Join us for a fantastic Alumni Day at SFWBC on September 21! It will be a day filled with fun and excitement for all who attend, from Coed Volleyball, Ladies’ Volleyball, and Men’s Basketball to the kids’ inflatables. The day will conclude with a delicious cookout. We can’t wait to see you there! If you have any questions, please call the Office of the College Dean. You may register for the events using the link.

Alumni Day Event Registration

Steve Berry Transitions to Director of Donor Relations

Southeastern Free Will Baptist College is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Steve Berry will transition from his current role as Director of Development and Donor Relations to Director of Donor Relations. Steve has been a valuable member of our team for eight and one-half years, and we are excited to see him continue to excel in this more focused role.

As Director of Donor Relations, Steve will continue to lead our current philanthropy programs and events while also focusing on cultivating new relationships and fundraising opportunities. Steve excels in this area, and we are confident he will flourish with additional time to dedicate to this pursuit.

Please join us in congratulating Steve on his new role and wishing him continued success in his career at Southeastern Free Will Baptist College.

Cindy Berry Announces Departure from Campus Corner Manager Position

After eight and one-half years of dedicated service, Cindy Berry has announced her departure from her position as Campus Corner and Bookstore Manager. As a valuable team member, her presence will be greatly missed.

Cindy has made significant contributions to the success of the Campus Corner Bookstore and Coffee Shop during her time with us. She has also traveled with her husband, Steve, for promotional events. Cindy’s love and dedication to her work are evident in everything she does, and her eye for beauty has inspired all who have worked with her.

Cindy has decided to leave her position to travel with her husband, Steve, who now serves as the Director of Donor Relations. We are grateful for Cindy’s years of service and wish her all the best.

Please join us in thanking Cindy for her hard work and dedication!

Sarah Marcum Assumes New Role

     Southeastern FWB College is pleased to announce that Sarah Marcum has transitioned from her role as Administrative Assistant in the Promotional/Development Office to a new role as Admissions Counselor. She will continue serving in Alumni Relations. Sarah has been with Southeastern since April 2013 and has been a valuable member of the team.

     As an admissions counselor, Sarah will guide prospective students through the admissions process and help them navigate the college’s programs and offerings. Sarah brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this new role. Her passion for connecting with others and her strong organizational skills will be assets in her work. As Sarah transitions into her new position, she will continue to bring her enthusiasm and dedication to serving the Southeastern Free Will Baptist College community.

SFWBC Announces New Dean of Women

     We are excited to announce that Olivia Pierce, a native of Goldsboro, NC, and a 2018 graduate of Southeastern College with an associate degree in Christian Business, will be taking on the role of Dean of Women. Olivia has been a dedicated and valuable member of our team and will also continue in her role as Financial Assistant in the Business Office.

     Olivia is eager to mentor and guide the young women on our campus, and we look forward to seeing the positive impact she will have on their lives. We are confident that she will excel in her new position. Join us in congratulating Olivia on her new role!


SFWBC Announces New College President

Dr. Jeff Jones, a respected pastor at Hilltop Church in Fuquay-Varina, NC, has been appointed President of Southeastern FWB College, effective July 1, 2024. With over thirty years of experience in pastoral ministry and as an alumnus of SFWBC, Jones is well-equipped to lead the college into a new era of growth and opportunity.

Jones will be the seventh President of the college since its inception, succeeding Rev. Nate Ange. His primary goals include supporting faculty and staff, increasing enrollment, maintaining a strong emphasis on a biblical worldview, and developing the next strategic plan for the institution.

Jones expressed his gratitude to the Board of Directors for entrusting him with this leadership role. He is eager to work alongside the students, faculty, and staff of SFWBC as they approach a new school year. Jones is committed to the college’s mission of providing students with the best possible spiritual and academic training to prepare them for their calling in life.

As we look to the future, we believe that under Jones’s leadership, the best is yet to come for Southeastern FWB College.

Sounds of Praise Ensemble Begins Second Leg of Summer Travel

Please join us if we are in your area!

7/6/24 10:00 AM – Calvary FWB Church, Glendale Springs, NC
7/9/24 7:00 PM – Mt. Harmony FWB Church, Vernon, AL
7/10/24 7:00 PM – New Liberty FWB Church, Bankston, AL
7/11/24 6:30 PM –  Trinity Camp, Guin, AL
7/13/24 6:00 PM – Sardis Youth Rally, Eufala, AL
7/14/24 10:30 AM – Sardis FWB Church, Eufala, AL
7/14/24 5:00 PM – New Zion FWB Church, Headland, AL
7/16/24 6:30 PM – Church H2O, Birmingham, AL
7/17/24 6:00 PM – Winfield FWB Church, Winfield, AL
7/18/24 1:00 PM – Alabama Children’s Home
7/18/24 7:00 PM – Beaverton FWB Church
7/19/24 6:30 PM – Vernon Association Youth Rally, Sulligent, AL
7/21/24 – 7/24/24 – National Association of FWB, Tampa, FL

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Job Placement Rate for the Class of 2022

7 to 1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio


of Students were Awarded Financial Aid

Choir Video of Song – “Is He Worthy”

Chapel Messages

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Ensemble Travel Schedule

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College Catalog

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