Welcome home to beautiful Ventura in Southern California, our nation's best kept secret!

A national magazine recently named Ventura #1 on its list of "The 10 Best Places to Live Now"! The Washington Post similarly concluded, "Ventura County, Calif., is the absolute most desirable place to live in America."

California Coast Bible College is located at the heart of Ventura, California and offers you a one of a kind training experience. You will learn life, leadership and ministry in a vibrant academic institution with experienced leaders both inside the classroom and within the ministries of The City Church.

With a proven model of classroom instruction, hands-on ministry experience, personal mentorship, and a vibrant college community, you will be fully equipped to lead and impact the world. Our graduates are making an eternal difference all over our nation and the world in both ministry and the marketplace.

Come experience what God is doing!


We are a Bible college that raises, equips, and empowers young anointed leaders from across the world. Our aim is to develop your gifts and skills in various aspects of Church life.

We exist to train students to discover and prepare for the call of God on their lives through various avenues such as: Biblical training, personal mentorship, corporate prayer times, missions trips, and practical ministry application in the local church setting.

At California Coast Bible College you will:

Experience God

Establish Your Foundation

Discover Your Purpose

Develop Your Gifts

Transform Your Future


Read the Testimonials that students have to say about CCBC.  

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Future Students

California Coast Bible College is one of the most exciting, intense, and unique ministry opportunities in this nation. It is a program centered on several key building blocks—training, serving, and discipleship. We believe that these elements are essential to building the next generation of leaders who will transform the world.

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Questions and Answers

Click below to view a list of some of the questions we have had over the years. If you don't find the answer to the question you have please don't hesitate to contact us.

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We invite you to prayerfully consider investing one or more years of your life here at The City Church.  Come discover God’s purpose, experience the adventure of a lifetime, grow in Christ, and become part of a thriving local church that is changing our world with the good news of Jesus Christ!

California Coast Bible College is a season for you to gain vision and allow the Lord to develop you as a world-class leader in the church today.

Come and experience the reality of Jesus Christ with us!

Pastors Jude & Becky Fouquier (Presidents of CCBC / Lead Pastors of the City Church Ventura)



Morning prayer times, when in my first year I had asked previous graduates if they could give me one piece of advice what would it be? They told me to never miss prayer times no matter how tired or sick you felt. Now as a graduate of CCBC, I will say this is true. Prayer times for me were the most impactful. It was in these times when I got to experience and begin to live a life of worship, and tuning in to the Holy Spirit. It is because of times like this that now when I enter into life outside of these times, I know how to tap into this necessary lifeline, because it became something I needed on a daily basis.

Bri Balke


When I first stepped foot in Ventura, I had no idea what I was walking in to. But without fail, this program radically changed my life. I wasn't fortunate enough to come from a Christian home, but that didn't stop God from grabbing hold of my heart. When I got to California, it's almost as if God was saying "Finally, kid, you heard Me." I fell in love with this perfect beach town, my apartment of 7 girls who will all be in my wedding, every Pastor who poured countless hours into my life, and most importantly I fell more in love with my Savior.

Taylor Kenyon


I was set on getting my bachelor's degree and never would have thought that I would do CCBC or any Bible college, but God put it on my heart to dedicate nine months completely to Him. He revealed to me that growing in my relationship with Him and as a leader would prepare me for whatever field I end up in, whether it be ministry or in the secular world. CCBC truly prepares you for life and shows you that walking with God daily is essential. Even if you know you aren't called to full time ministry, CCBC helps to set an amazing foundation for your life!

Jessica Madrid


California Coast Bible College is training for the race of a lifetime. This program equips you with the necessary tools to grow in your journey with Christ and prepare you for His work. It is engaging in soul-training by weekly prayer and worship, and dynamic lectures from instructors who love God, His Word and impart their knowledge and anointing on you. It is serving in the local church and gaining God's heart for people. It is taking the gospel out and being a voice to this generation.

Liz Carrillo


"You can have as much of God as you want, how much you get is up to you". Those words were some of the first I heard three years ago when I left all I knew to come be a part of a program that would forever change my life. I had spent 18 years running from a God that loved me relentlessly; however, now I found myself at the start of a new adventure, one where I started chasing Him back. California Coast Bible College gave me an environment where I found who God really was, and in finding Him I found who I was really meant to be.

Anne Leonard


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6360 Telephone Rd, Ventura, CA 93003
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