Crown College (Tennessee) Article

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The Crown College of the Bible
Motto"Take the High Road"
Type Private Christian
Established1991
PresidentDr. Clarence Sexton
Address2307 W Beaver Creek Dr., Powell, Tennessee, USA
36°01′24″N 84°01′46″W / 36.0232°N 84.0294°W / 36.0232; -84.0294
CROWN COLLEGE (TENNESSEE) Latitude and Longitude:

36°01′24″N 84°01′46″W / 36.0232°N 84.0294°W / 36.0232; -84.0294
Campus240 acres (0.97 km2)
MascotRoyal Crusaders
Website TheCrownCollege.edu

The Crown College, a Distinctive Christian College, [1] is a Bible college, trade school, seminary, and music conservatory in Powell, Tennessee.

About

Clarence Sexton [2] founded Crown College in 1991. The faculty and students of Crown College agree to uphold the Crown Code, Crown's philosophy of education, and their statement of faith, all of which are based on the Bible. [3]

Crown College is nationally accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. [4] Crown College is also authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. [5]

Academics

The college offers the Bachelor of Biblical Studies degree, with concentrations in pastoral ministry, youth ministry, missions, music ministry, [6] Christian education, [7] business, [8] trades and technology, [9] a Christian Life Certificate, [10] and opportunities for individual study through online programs, [11] the school of International Language Navigators, [12] and the Crown Music Conservatory. [13] The Crown Seminary offers the M.C.E., M.S.M., M.Min., M.B.S., and M.Div. degrees. [14] The college also has an auxiliary campus in Birmingham, England. [15] Since opening in 1991, thousands of men and women have received their diplomas and are now serving the Lord around the world. [16]

Student life

The main campus in Powell was formerly a Levi Strauss manufacturing plant that was extensively renovated for use as a college. The new campus employs the neo-classical architectural design.[ citation needed] Located on this campus are classrooms, the Crown Bookshop, [17] the Crown Music Conservatory, [18] the Lee Roberson Christian Heritage Center, the Great Hall dining area, and an ever-growing library. [19] Student housing is available on the campus of Temple Baptist Church and at the North Campus just a few miles away. [20]

Crown College is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II, and fields teams in men's basketball, men's soccer, and women's volleyball. The Crown College Choir [21] is a signature of the college, having performed across the United States and the United Kingdom.

Crown College is affiliated with three summer camps: Mount Moriah Christian Camp in Powell, TN, [22] Lake Texoma Baptist Youth Camp in Pottsboro, TX, [23] and Camp Victory near Birmingham, England. [24]

Crown Christian Publications

Crown Christian Publications is based in Crown College, and is a ministry of Temple Baptist Church [25] in Powell. Crown Christian Publications is a small publisher that specializes in books on Christian living and devotionals. Many of the books are written by the college's president, Dr. Clarence Sexton.

Notes

  1. ^ Authorized Institution Listing, Tennessee Higher Education Commission website, accessed July 14, 2015
  2. ^ About Clarence Sexton
  3. ^ What We Believe
  4. ^ "TRACS Member Schools". Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. November 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  5. ^ Authorized Institution Listing, Tennessee Higher Education Commission website, accessed July 14, 2015
  6. ^ The School of Ministry
  7. ^ The School of Education
  8. ^ The School of Business
  9. ^ Crown School of Trades and Technology
  10. ^ Christian Life Certificate
  11. ^ Online Programs
  12. ^ International Language Navigators
  13. ^ the Crown Music Conservatory
  14. ^ Request Information website
  15. ^ Crown UK Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Crown Alumni
  17. ^ the Crown Bookshop
  18. ^ the Crown Music Conservatory
  19. ^ Campus Life
  20. ^ Housing and Dining
  21. ^ Crown College Choir
  22. ^ Mount Moriah Christian Camp
  23. ^ Lake Texoma Baptist Youth Camp
  24. ^ Crown UK Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  25. ^ Temple Baptist Church

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