Contact: Melinda Merillat, Sr. Director of Marketing & PR, 832-252-0745; www.CBSHouston.edu
HOUSTON, April 2, 2014 /Christian Newswire
/ -- The Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI), a research-based organizational and human resources consulting firm, has named the College of Biblical Studies (CBS) as a 2014 Best Christian Workplace.
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.
"The staff and faculty consistently go over and above the call of duty to ensure our students are receiving the best education possible. This is a testament to how devoted they are," 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.
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 seven 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).