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Pray to the Lord of the Harvest

In addition to serving as the Director of Admissions here at Bethlehem, I’m also working on a Master’s of Theology (Th.M.) degree, studying the educational efforts of 19th century Baptists. This month I’ve taken a deep dive into the Newton Theological Institution, founded in 1825 as the first Baptist seminary in the U.S. and for […]


Truth—A Sonnet

Could all the songs of earth and heav’n combine, Of this, their sound would still not match the grace, That through the darkness piercing, Light divine Has come, with Life commingling in this place. How fine this Way in fairest testament, Thrice-witnessed Proof, the strongest kind of plea— Though men deny the Truth with lying […]


Creation: A Love Sonnet

At First, God spoke, the Spirit moved, worlds made. Light flashed and Night’s cool beauty God deemed good. The Second movement: and expanse God bade To tear water from earth, here Heaven stood. Third, land and river appeared, Earth and Seas. Plants sprung, flowers rooted, each to their kind. Sun and Moon danced on the […]


An Important Layer of Your Praying for Bethlehem College & Seminary

We want to writ­e this prayer letter together, so we can give you­ an added layer to your prayers. The added layer is to pray that during each student’s time at Bethlehem College & Seminary deep relationships would be formed that have long-term Kingdom implications. However, many of you must be already praying for this—because […]


The Heavens Declare (from Psalm 19)

The heavens declare the glory of God. The blue bellows your name; celestial stars bursting into flame. They gladly proclaim your perfect goodness. Rainy teardrops speak of the cross, reminding me Your hands, which formed the world, were drenched in blood for me. When the sun soars in the sky, it sings your sovereignty; when […]


The Pursuit of Truth

We live in what seems to be a crazy, frenetic world. Behaviors, beliefs, norms, and morals all seem to be corrupted and distorted in ways that many of us have never experienced in our lifetimes.  But while these things may be new to us, they are not new to human history.  The strange, the bizarre, […]


Trustees Call New President

Dr. Joe Rigney to Assume Office in June   (Minneapolis) – – – Wednesday, September 23, 2020 – – – The Board of Trustees of Bethlehem College & Seminary has called Dr. Joseph James Rigney to be the institution’s 2nd President. In an announcement made today during the school’s weekly chapel meeting, Board Chairman Sam […]


A Message from Dr. Dieudonné Tamfu

It has been approximately two years since my family and I moved to Cameroon, and we are admitting the second cohort for the Bethlehem College & Seminary Cameroon extension site and also preparing to launch the church-plant that will house this seminary. We have held two conferences so far, all of which God used significantly to […]


A Message from Chying Chying

  “I thank you deeply for your generous gifts because I would not be able to bear the cost of seminary without your financial assistance. Bethlehem College & Seminary gives me an intense immersion into a God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated higher education. Even now as I enter my final year, I am equipped to teach and preach at […]


A Message from René Gonzaléz

  “I am deeply thankful for what the Lord has been doing these past months. By God’s grace, I have completed my third year in seminary, and I continue to marvel at God’s undeserved grace in this time of training. Earlier this year, the elders and members of Bethlehem Baptist Church voted me to become […]