Our Generation Training Center

Personal Mentoring | Practical Training | Biblical Teaching


General Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be eighteen years of age. (Applicants may be younger than eighteen, but must turn eighteen by the time their first semester begins and before they move into any OGTC accommodation.)
  2. Have had a personal experience of salvation through the person and work of Jesus Christ and have been baptized by immersion after salvation in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  3. Be a member in good standing of a Baptist church that is in agreement with the doctrinal beliefs of the Our Generation Training Center.
  4. Have graduated from high school or received a GED.
  5. Provide official transcripts for all (higher education) schools previously attended and be in good standing with those schools, academically, financially, and behaviorally. (Transfer credit will be considered and evaluated by the Administration on a case-by-case basis.)
  6. Exhibit the ability to accomplish the requirements for students attending the OGTC.
  7. Agree to abide by the doctrinal beliefs, core values, code of conduct, policies, and procedures of the Our Generation Training Center.
  8. Have the financial ability to pay for housing, tuition, and fees associated with being a student in the Our Generation Center.

Code of Conduct

Students must be willing to abide by the following OGTC Code of Conduct:

As a student in the Our Generation Training Center, I agree to:

  • Abide by the doctrinal beliefs, core values, policies and procedures of the Our Generation Training Center.
  • Attend church services punctually and faithfully.
  • Contribute cheerfully and regularly to the support of my church and its missions program.
  • Maintain personal devotions and take responsibility for my spiritual growth; which, for married men, includes pastoring my wife and family.
  • Be a model Christian who lives a blameless, holy life; seeks the salvation of the lost; is just in his dealings; shows brotherly love and prays for the saints.
  • Avoid all gossip, backbiting, slander and excessive anger.
  • Be courteous in speech, slow to take offense and quick to reconcile.
  • Abstain from all alcoholic beverages, illicit drugs, tobacco products, vaping, marijuana and any practices which bring unwarranted harm to the body or jeopardize my or another’s faith.
  • Live in sexual purity, avoiding pornography, homosexuality and sex outside of marriage. This includes having appropriate safeguards and accountability, especially concerning work environments and communication with members of the opposite sex.
  • Conduct myself in a manner that is professional and modest as an ambassador of Christ.
  • Be wise, respectful and considerate in all communication, including social media. This includes not sharing private information or communications without consent.
  • Abstain from keeping or carrying firearms or knives in OGTC dormitories or on OGTC property.
  • Keep my room and all common areas of any OGTC dormitory/accommodation where I stay in clean and neat order, reporting any needed repairs to OGTC Administration or the OGTC Dean.

Application Process

Below is the process a prospective student must follow to become a student with the Our Generation Training Center:

  1. Complete the OGTC Application.
  2. Get both a criminal and financial (credit) background check and submit before arriving.
  3. Provide proof of financial ability to pay your school bill.
  4. Provide the name and contact information of your pastor for reference.
  5. Complete an interview with at least one member of the Administration.
  6. Satisfy any additional interviews, exams or requirements the Administration may deem necessary.
  7. Be approved by the Administration (via an Acceptance Letter).

The OGTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, or national origin. The OGTC does reserve the right to refuse admission to any student who fails to meet the requirements for admission and/or who the administration believes is unable to succeed based upon their academic, spiritual, and/or moral background.