TLC Mission

TLC exists to train student leaders to influence their church and community for Christ.

Meet Dwight Peterson

Dwight Peterson

Dwight Peterson - Director of TLC

Since he arrived in 2001, Dwight Peterson has been serving in many roles at Baptist Bible College. Dwight’s goal is to disciple students whether he is teaching in the youth pastoral program, coaching basketball or golf, or hanging out with the guys in the dorm, where he serves as a Resident Director.

For the past several years, Dwight has been directing the TLC Youth Workers Conference. Prior to coming to BBC, Dwight served as a youth pastor for 19 years. Dwight is the author of OnTrack Devotions, a monthly student devotional designed to build the skill and discipline of effective daily Bible study. OnTrack subscriptions number over 2000 per month. He also serves as Director of the Wilderness Institute for Leadership Development, a ministry of Pilgrimage Educational Resources, and as a founding board member of Koinonia Ministries. Dwight and his wife, Bonnie, have 4 children: Kristin and her husband Josh, Abigail and her husband Isaac, Joseph and his wife Nicole, and Luke. They are have 6 grandchildren: Cole, Maggie, Sadie, Gracie, James, & Lia Kay.

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This past summer was my first experience with TLC.  Despite hearing about the conference from friends at BBC, I really didn’t know what to expect.  I enjoyed counseling at TLC for several reasons.  The first is that I was able to spend a lot of time getting to know the students with whom I was working.  One of the major emphases for counselors at TLC is to have meaningful conversations with the students.  I had several opportunities to have significant more

Matt Roberts, TLC Counselor


Although TLC is programmed to specifically reach high school students, I believe God worked in my life as a counselor just as much as He did in the lives of the students. I thoroughly enjoyed being able to take part in building relationships with my girls as they shared what issues and struggles they were going through. Some of the most encouraging and more

Katie Eichelberger, TLC Counselor