By Greg Miley, Speakin’ Out News staff writer and photographer

(ABOVE, L-R): Doctoral degree graduates Jonathan Ford, Frances Chunn and Rev. Dr. Mitchell Walker, Dean of Graduate Studies and Pastor of Church Street CPCA Church (Photo by Greg Miley, Speakin’ Out News)

Huntsville Bible College (HBC) held its 32nd Annual Commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Bartley P. B. Church, Huntsville. The College conferred one Certificate in Biblical Studies, four Associate of Arts degrees, five Bachelor of Arts degrees, five Master of Ministry in Pastoral Studies degrees, and two Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Leadership degrees to those who had completed the required courses of study.

The speaker for the occasion was Rev. Dr. Tyshawn Gardner, Associate Professor, Pre- ministerial Scholars Director, Samford University.

His commencement address title was “There Is More To Do,” a scriptural reference to Matthew 25:31-40.

Ms. Krishanda Wooten provided music for the Commencement. Rev. Dr. John L. Clay served as President of HBC and noted that this might be his last Commencement as President. Rev. Lyle Lee is the Special Assistant to the HBC President and is in line to become the next HBC President.

Congratulations to all the graduates, and best wishes for their future. For more information on HBC, you can go online: at,, or call 256-469-7536.