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Dramatic changes in Mongolia in 1990 opened the door to bring the Gospel to this vast and beautiful land. God's people responded!  Numbers of Christian workers were soon in Mongolia sharing their faith. Mongolians received the Christian message of hope and
many came to know the Lord.

The need to train leaders for the young Mongolian churches became apparent.  The Ulaanbaatar Bible School (UBBS) became a reality in April of 1992 under the direction of the late Daniel Lam. UBBS had a mandate to equip and enable nationals to reach nationals for Jesus Christ. A curriculum offering two-week training sessions offered on a bi-monthly basis was developed with the assistance of Dr. Douglas Webster and Rev. Dr. Roy Thompson. Students were expected to be actively assisting in church work and church outreach ministries.
With a goal of strengthening faith by teaching the whole counsel of God, UBBS offered courses designed to challenge students both spiritually and intellectually in the areas of spirituality, ethical sensitivity, doctrinal depth, historical perspective, and mission
strategy.

UBBS operated for 3 years before it was integrated into Union Bible Training Center (UBTC) to provide a full time training center for church leaders.  UBTC was founded in accordance with the stated desire of the Mongolian Churches and Christian agencies at open meetings held in April and May 1995. An Organising Committee was elected and UBTC became a reality in September of 1995 with its first intake of students. The first Annual General Meeting of UBTC in November ratified the Constitution of UBTC and elected a Board of Directors to oversee the ongoing development of UBTC.

On June 14, 1997, the first students in the Biblical Studies program graduated. By the year 2007 UBTC had more than 240 graduates.

In 2002 UBTC was accepted into associate membership of the Asia Theological Association (ATA), a group of accredited theological schools throughout Asia.  In December of 2003, all of UBTC programs were fully accredited by ATA. UBTC awarded its first Bachelor of Theology degree in 2004, and Bachelor of Arts in 2006.

In 2007 the English name of UBTC was changed to Union Bible Theological College to reflect our commitment to training people for ministry as church pastors and leaders, and also to indicate the higher academic standards of training.

In 2008, the first Master of Divinity students were enrolled.

The College continues to be a fully Accredited ATA Member.