Houston's College of Biblical Studies Named One of the Best Christian Workplaces for 2016
Contact: Melinda Merillat, 832-252-0745
HOUSTON, Dec. 7, 2015 /Christian Newswire
/ -- The Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI), a research-based organizational and human resources consulting firm, has once again named the College of Biblical Studies (CBS) as a Best Christian Workplace. CBS was also named a 2014 BCWI organization.
The Best Christian Workplace Certification is a mark of distinction for faith-based organizations that build healthy workplaces. Certified organizations are identified through an anonymous BCWI employee engagement survey that is conducted and distributed across the United States and Canada to workplaces with Christian mission and/or values. Organizations are evaluated on issues including job satisfaction, commitment, Christian witness, supervisory effectiveness, work satisfaction, personal growth and development, management effectiveness, customer/supporter satisfaction, teamwork, communications, salary and benefits.
"This highlights God's Grace toward CBS and the unwavering resolve of our staff and faculty to truth, training, and transformation even in these difficult times," said President Bill Blocker. "We are very much a family here -- we are dedicated to our mission and to our students."
Best Christian Workplaces Institute's purpose is to serve faith-based organizations by creating processes of discovery, facilitating organizational effectiveness and encouraging practices that build healthy workplaces. For additional information on BCWI, please visit bcwinstitute.com.
Celebrating 40 years of biblical education, CBS was founded in 1976 as Houston Bible and Vocational Institute, the history and advancement of CBS reveals a focused commitment to the city of Houston in their mission: "The College of Biblical Studies provides biblically based education for the Body of Christ, with primary focus on African American and other minority groups, and equips its students with a biblical worldview for Christian service to the church and the world."
CBS is one of only five schools in the country to have accreditation from both Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). More information about the College of Biblical Studies can be found at www.CBSHouston.edu.