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The Crown College
Motto "Take the High Road"
Established 1991
Type Private Christian
President Dr. Clarence Sexton
Staff 100
Students 914[1]
Location Powell, Tennessee, USA
Campus Beaver Creek Drive in Powell, TN
Mascot Crusaders

The Crown College is an Independent Fundamental Baptist college and seminary in Powell, Tennessee. The college offers the Bachelor of Biblical Studies degree, with concentrations in pastoral ministry, youth ministry, missions, music ministry and Christian education. The Crown Seminary offers the M.C.E., M.S.M., M.Min., M.Div., and D.Min. degrees.[2] The college also has auxiliary campuses in Evesham, England, and Fort Worth, Texas.[3]

Crown College opened in 1991, and now has over 900 students. It is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association, and fields teams in men's basketball, men's soccer, and women's volleyball. The Crown College Choir is a signature of the college, having performed across the United States and the United Kingdom. Its new campus in Powell was formerly a Levi Strauss manufacturing plant that was extensively renovated for use as a college.[4]



The Crown College is an Independent Fundamental Baptist college associated with the Christian fundamentalist movement. The Crown College believes that the Scriptures are inspired and providentially preserved by God and that the Word of God for the English-speaking world is the Authorized Version (King James Version).

The Crown College believes in the premillennial rapture of the Church, a literal seven years Tribulation, and a Millennial reign of Christ.[5]


The Crown College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission[6], but it is not accredited by any recognized higher education accreditation body.[7] As such, its degrees may not be acceptable to employers or other institutions, and use of degree titles may be restricted or illegal in some jurisdictions. According to its website, the college has not sought accreditation and does not accept direct federal funds.[8]

Crown Christian Publications

Crown Christian Publications is based in Crown College, and is a ministry of Temple Baptist Church in Powell, TN. Crown Christian Publications is a small publisher that specializes in books on Christian living and devotionals. Many of the books are written by the college's president, Dr. Clarence Sexton. Crown Christian Publications also publishes "The Baptist Vision", a bi-monthly Baptist magazine.


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