Our aim is to give students an intense immersion in a God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated local church that combines rigorous study with church-based application, all to the end that they might joyfully magnify the infinite worth of Jesus Christ, and live for the praise of God’s glory in reflection, thought, word, and deed.
Under the authority of God’s inerrant word, Bethlehem College & Seminary exists to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ by equipping men and women to treasure Christ above all things, to grow in wisdom and knowledge over a lifetime, and to glorify God in every sphere of life.
Accounting Administrator, Anselm House
Experienced public school teacher, home school parent, and board member of private school. Pastoring since 1981. Daily hand-written note to wife, Vicki, since 1982. Two main personal prayer requests: wisdom and love. Author, including Practicing Affirmation, Parenting With Loving
Tom Dodds is a husband and father of five children. He is a businessman and entrepreneur. He currently serves as an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Tom’s passion is to teach organizational leaders to govern in a way that glorifies
Attorney at Law, Howse & Thompson, P.A.
Chief Executive Officer, Impact
President and Chief Investment Officer, Aquifer Capital, LLC
Chief Procurement Officer, Senior Vice President at U.S. Bank
Lead Pastor, Cities Church
John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For over 30 years, he served as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied
President & Associate Professor of Theology and Literature Joe Rigney serves as President and Associate Professor of Theology and Literature at Bethlehem College & Seminary. He is the author of five books including: Live Like a Narnian: Christian
Pastor for Preaching and Vision, Downtown, Bethlehem Baptist Church
Justin Taylor is Executive Vice President for Book Publishing and Publisher for Books at Crossway. A former member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and employee of Desiring God, Justin was in the first graduating class of Bethlehem College & Seminary
The main campus of Bethlehem College & Seminary is located around and at the Downtown Campus of Bethlehem Baptist Church on the corner of 8th Street and 13th Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bethlehem has been on this corner for over 130 years. We are on the eastern edge of the Elliot Park neighborhood—an economically and ethnically diverse inner-city neighborhood. The Downtown Campus is a 15-minute walk to the center of the city and just several blocks from U.S. Bank Stadium, home to the Minnesota Vikings and is just a few blocks north of the Phillips Neighborhood, the most ethnically diverse neighborhood in the United States with over 100 languages spoken. We are also a 10-minute bike ride to the University of Minnesota campus.
The Memphis extension site currently offers the Bachelor of Theology and Master of Arts in Exegesis and Theology programs and meets on the premises of Audubon Park Baptist Church.
The Cameroon extension site currently offers the Master of Divinity program and is part of a coordinated initiative of the school, Jubilee Community Church, Bethlehem Baptist Church, and Treasuring Christ Together Church Planting Network, maintaining both an extension of the school and the Eglise Baptiste Bethléem church plant.
The Hawaii extension site, launched in Fall 2021, offers the Bachelor of Theology and Master of Arts in Exegesis and Theology programs provides us with the unique opportunity to train men and women in the Scriptures for the sake of God’s glory in the Hawaiian Islands, the Pacific Rim, and the world.
Bethlehem College & Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association of Biblical Higher Education, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education 5850 TG Lee Blvd. Suite 130, Orlando, Florida 32822, Ph. (407) 207-0808, abhe.org.
Bethlehem College & Seminary is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
Bethlehem College & Seminary is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
Bethlehem College & Seminary is a small, Christ-centered college and seminary affiliated with Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Select the link below to see open positions.
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