We are redefining college by raising up a generation of world-changers; offering hands-on leadership training alongside a private university education at one of the top 100 largest churches in America.

Become the Leader God
is Calling You to Be

JRLC is the perfect environment for students to develop as a leader. Students have the opportunity to work closely with experts in a thriving and supportive community where they are valued and believed in.

Receive Hands-On Leadership Training and a University Education, Together

Be better equipped for your future by earning a 61 credit-hour Associates Degree in Leadership, while gaining practical leadership training.

Grow in Your Relationship with God

Experience a greater love for Jesus and His Church through the life-changing conferences, dynamic weekly services, and exciting chapels of James River Church.

Develop Your Strengths and
Live Out Your Calling

Cultivate your strengths and increase your confidence in God’s plan for your life through hands-on experience in a world-class organization.

Our Students Love JRLC, and You Will Too!

” I am convinced that no matter what you want to do with your life, you need to be in the right environment to grow to your full potential. When you are in that right environment, God will cause you to flourish. That is what JRLC has been for me: a place to flourish.”

Hands on Leadership Training Programs - Practical Ministry Experience

“JRLC has given me practical Leadership experience that I can use to equip the local church. What makes JRLC different from other colleges or universities is the ability to implement what I am learning in my classes in a safe environment while still getting the degree I want. JRLC is truly redefining the college experience.”


“Coming to JRLC has exceeded my expectations and has allowed me to understand the deep roots and solid foundation God is trying to instill in me. There are no limits to what He can do because He is limitless and it is amazing to see God’s hand extended over this community of students! I love being a part of JRLC!”


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and Build a Foundation for Your Future.

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