Spiritual Formation

Life Pacific College exists for the transformational development of students into leaders, therefore we consider each student’s spiritual formation with high regard. We hope to provide opportunities where they will earnestly discover who they are in Christ and grow with one another.


The chapel program at Life Pacific College seeks to develop and equip students to become Spirit-formed, authentic, creative, healthy ministers who extend the Kingdom of God. Chapels give students an opportunity to receive personally so they can give at their local churches and in their communities. The time also serves as a vehicle for students, staff and faculty to be in community with one another. It is our heart to train students as they earnestly seek an intimate relationship with Christ.

Our Purpose

  • To see students connect with God in a personal way
  • To see students connect with each other, staff, and faculty for the sake of unity and direction
  • To creatively train students to become active participants in the local church and community
  • To allow God to bring change and healing to brokenness and pain

Chapel takes place every Tuesday and Wednesday 10:20–11:20am

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Speaker Schedule – Spring 2014

Date Speaker Theme
Jan. 14 Community Chapel
Jan. 15 Worship Chapel
Jan. 21 President’s Chapel
Jan. 22 Phil Shipman, President/CEO at Homefree.com Inc
Jan. 28 Dan Mundt, District Supervisor, Heartland District
Jan. 29MASL Open Session 
Feb. 4 Ryan Lytton, Professor, Ignite Academy  Relationships
Feb. 5 Mike Larkin, President, Ignite Academy Relationships
Feb. 11 Host Site Fair Relationships
Feb. 12 Host Site Fair Relationships
Feb. 18 Ilene Bezjian, Dean, School of Business & Management, APU Relationships
Feb. 19 Matt Russell, Associate/Youth Pastor, Valley Community Church Relationships
Feb. 25 Frontiers Ministry Relationships
Feb. 26 Disability Ministry Chapel Relationships
Mar. 4 No Chapel
Mar. 5 Ash Wednesday
Mar. 6 Supervisor Symposium
Mar. 7 Preview Day
Mar. 11 Aly Salz, Righteous Clothing Health
Mar. 12 TBD
Mar. 18 Spring Break – No Chapel
Mar. 19 Spring Break – No Chapel
Mar. 25 Jay Genin, Associate Pastor, Chapel Valley Church Health
Mar. 26 President’s Chapel Health
Apr. 1 Theology Week Theology Week
Apr. 2 Theology Week Theology Week
Apr. 8 Tim Pickavance, Assistant Professor, Biola What’s Next
Apr. 9 Andy Opie, Missionary, Thailand What’s Next
Apr. 15 Jerry Dirmann, Senior Pastor, The Rock What’s Next
Apr. 16 Worship Chapel What’s Next
Apr. 18 Good Friday What’s Next
Apr. 22 TBD What’s Next
Apr. 23 Lynnette Lozoya What’s Next
Apr. 30 President’s Chapel What’s Next

Emmaus Road Counseling Center

Dr. Gayle M. Samples is the Co-Founder, Executive Director and Lead Clinical Supervisor of Emmaus Road Christian Counseling. An alumni of Life Bible College, Gayle graduated in 2000 from Trinity College of Graduate Studies with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology; became a California state licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in 2004; and graduated with her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University in 2009. Gayle is also a CAMFT Certified Supervisor.

You can learn more about Emmaus Road and the many Christian Counselors who are here to serve by visiting the ERCC website.

Why Counseling?

Everyone needs a little help from time to time in dealing with issues that life presents them. If you are seeking counseling services we refer students to our Counseling Center operating on campus called Emmaus Road Christian Counseling. It is Emmaus Road Counseling Center’s (ERCC) goal to provide that assistance in a manner that is spiritually based, professional, confidential and affordable. ERCC’s services are provided on a sliding scale, thereby ensuring that everyone receives the help they desire.

Counseling Can Help with Issues

  • Stress
  • Adjustment
  • Homesickness
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Issues
  • Emotional Health
  • Academics
  • Life Goals

Positive Outcomes of Counseling

  • Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Support
  • Skill Development
  • Accountability
  • Discovery and Learning
  • Goal Setting
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Emotional Health
  • Healing
  • Confidence