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Minneapolis to Memphis to Maui

In what was certainly a church camp clerical error, in the summer of 2005 I found myself teaching young men and women the Scriptures at a youth camp on the Hawaiian Islands. As you might imagine, the afternoon slot on the camp schedule entitled “recreation” did more than live up to the hype. I strummed […]

Greever Joins Faculty

Bethlehem College & Seminary announces that Dr. Joshua M. Greever will join the faculty as Associate Professor of New Testament in August 2021. “I am so pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Joshua Greever as a new member of our faculty. Dr. Greever comes to us with significant pastoral and academic experience and will […]

Coleman to Lead Rochester Site

Bethlehem College & Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. David Rocky Coleman has been named Assistant Professor of Theology and Global Studies, as well as Coordinator of the school’s new extension site in Rochester, Minnesota. “In yet another exciting and encouraging development at our school, Rocky Coleman is joining our faculty team and taking […]

Betsy Howard Named Assistant Professor of Literature

Bethlehem College & Seminary has named Betsy Howard, M.A., to the position of Assistant Professor of Literature. “This is a move we’ve been wanting to make for some time now. We are very glad to have Professor Howard join our faculty, as she brings much knowledge, ability, and competence to her discipline as well as […]

Haines Named to Faculty

  Bethlehem College & Seminary announces that David Mark Haines, Ph.D., will join the faculty as Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Theology in August 2021.  “David Haines is an experienced professor and extraordinarily productive scholar,” said President Tim Tomlinson. “We are excited and blessed to have him join our faculty and believe that he will […]

Be Encouraged

My wife and I just returned from our annual trip to Florida to attend the conference put on by our accrediting association and to visit with several of our faithful supporters and alumni around the state. Each time we come back from this trip, we are both so encouraged by the affections of so many […]

To the Fullest

One of the great privileges and joys in my role as president of Bethlehem College & Seminary is the many opportunities I have to interact with so many like-minded, God-honoring people—students, faculty and staff, alumni, and donors among them. In all of these interactions, my aim is to encourage them in their walk with the […]

The Lens of God’s Providence

In All Circumstances

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving. It will likely be a holiday that we won’t soon forget as all of the restrictions of the pandemic continue to restrain us from our normal gatherings and activities. In fact, some of us may have a hard time thinking of what there is to give thanks for! And yet […]

The Sum of Your Usefulness

By now I hope you’ve received a copy of the Fall 2020 issue of the Serious Joy Newsletter. (You can read an electronic version here; if you’d like a print version, let us know—we’d be happy to send you one). This issue highlights our distinctive approach to seminary education as a pastoral apprenticeship and features […]