Author Archives: Leah Bruneau

The Glory of Christ Through Students’ Eyes

This semester, I have the privilege of teaching our college seniors a course on Biblical Theology. In many ways, this course is a capstone to their courses as they marshal the tools they’ve learned in exegesis—Hebrew and Greek translation, sentence diagramming, arcing and tracing the argument of a passage, etc. and in theology—applying the tools […]

Accreditation Visit

Bethlehem College & Seminary, MN will be hosting a comprehensive accreditation visit by a team of evaluators from the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) March 26-28, 2019 to determine its compliance with the standards for accreditation. During the visit, representatives of the ABHE team will entertain comments from the public. Any members of the […]

How Great a Debt?

Excerpt from the 2019 Conference for Pastor’s + Church Leaders It is my delight at our school to be the principle advocate for the Serious Joy Scholarship, a ten thousand dollar a year annual grant, that is given to every resident student at our school, undergraduate and graduate, so that they can receive a bible-saturated, […]

Present Benefits of the Gospel for a Youth Generation Geared Toward Instant Gratification

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The Treasure Hidden

“The great God, our common maker, has never given one man’s understanding a legal and rightful sovereignty to determine truths for others, at least, after they are past the state of childhood.” That’s what Isaac Watts wrote almost 300 years ago in Logic, The Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth. That means […]

A Team Effort

One of the wonderful gifts that Bethlehem College & Seminary gives to its faculty is the privilege to periodically request a sabbatical. Bethlehem Baptist Church also gives to its pastoral staff the opportunity to request a sabbatical every five years. We do not take this for granted. Our appreciation abounds! Last semester, I was on […]

Gospel Growth in Egypt

Just two weeks ago Rick Segal (Vice President of Advancement, Distinguished Lecturer for Commerce and Vocation) and I were part of a U.S. delegation to Egypt to encourage religious liberty in that country and the surrounding region. It was an eye-opening experience for me as we met with political leaders, members of parliament, Christian and […]

The Church’s Unmasking Mission

Our world is confused about women. It’s confused about men, too, but I’ve only got so many words here, so forgive me for narrowing my focus. Our world believes that being a woman is so flexible, so all-encompassing, so completely unbounded that even a man can do it. And while that may sound liberating at […]

The Sheer Joy of Giving

A Christmas Update

It is the time of year at which we write to thank you for being a faithful contributor to The Serious Joy Scholarship and to encourage you to continue, even deepen, your commitment to this extraordinary ministry. Would you please consider renewing your support at the same level as last year, and supporting one additional […]