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About Eternal Life Bible College "ELBC"


Eternal Life Bible College is the ministry training school of Eternal Life Worship Center located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Our mission and primary purpose is to provide theological training and education based on the standards of the bible. Eternal Life Worship Center was established in 1999 with a vision to Bridge the gap between God and man through the love of Jesus Christ.


Eternal Life Bible College focuses exclusively on the Bible as our main textbook. This means when you become a student, you will learn about the Bible and your relationship with God more than ever before! 


Our desire is to empower men and women with a deeper understanding of the bible and the Christian lifestyle. Higher learning is important to us. Our goal is to provide a vehicle where those who are called into the ministry will have access to a quality bible based education. Our courses are designed to educated students in various subjects of the Christian faith and provide our students with a solid foundation in biblical studies. We teach you to be defenders of the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and to serve others in love.


It is my objective as President of Eternal Life Bible College to provide you with the opportunity to pursue your biblical degree while receiving  quality Christian based bible centered training. We have over 30 courses that you can take to prepare you to serve with confidence. You may enroll in our Bachelor of Theology program or take individual classes to suit your need. Best of all, The school is free to attend. All courses are provided for you online. There is a modest graduation fee in order to cover the cost of graduation. Thank you again for your interest in Eternal Life Bible College.


I look forward to working with you as you futher your Christian studies.



Dr. James Hodges

Eternal Life Bible College (ELBC)

Our History

ELBC was founded by Dr. James Hodges, senior pastor of Eternal Life Worship Center.

We are a multi cultural, Multi generational, Family oriented, Bible believing, Faith living community of people who love God and his people.

Our vision is to Bridge the gap between God and Man through the love of Jesus Christ.


We make history everyday. Each student that enrolls in our school helps to write what others will experience here at Eternal Life Bible College.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to teach the word of God as instructed by the bible itself. To provide our students with the tools needed to achieve a solid understanding of scripture. Our studies will prepare you to walk in Kingdom principles that will change you, your family, your community and the world..

A well trained bible student is prepared and ready to Impact this world for Jesus Christ.

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