Eureka! Discovering Gold in God’s Word • Coinciding with Fall Preview Day


Three of our faculty released new books this year, all treating the same subject: how to understand the Bible. Our chancellor, John Piper, has spent his entire ministry digging deep into the text of Scripture and then communicating those riches, first as seminary professor, then as preaching pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, and now, again, as a a part-time professor at Bethlehem College & Seminary. This year, he published his mature reflections on the subject in How to Read the Bible Supernaturally.

Meanwhile, our professor for Old Testament and Biblical Theology and our Assistant Professor for New Testament and Theology were asked to publish companion volumes on their specific areas of expertise: How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament, and How to Understand and Apply the New Testament.

All three books are being hailed as remarkable achievements, and it seemed more than appropriate to mark the occasion with a weekend seminar devoted to just that subject: Discovering Gold in God’s Word.

It coincides with our Fall Preview Day, and we hope that you’ll join us for all or part of this weekend of activities, Friday and Saturday, September 22–23, 2017.

Register here:


Bethlehem College & Seminary Preview Day

Friday, September 22


Attend our Spring Preview Day on Friday to get a taste of the life of a student at Bethlehem College & Seminary. Sit in on classes, meet professors, and enjoy chapel and lunch with current students.

For more details please click here.


Eureka! Discovering Gold in God’s Word

Friday, September 22

7PM: John Piper, “Reading the Bible Supernaturally”
8PM: Q&A with John Piper, moderated by Jason DeRouchie and Andy Naselli

Saturday, September 23:

9AM: Dr. Andy Naselli, “How to Do Exegesis and Theology: My Theological Method”
10AM: Dr. Jason DeRouchie, “For Our Instruction: Jesus’ Bible as Christian Scripture”
11AM: Q&A with Jason DeRouchie and Andy Naselli, moderated by Chris Bruno

The Bethlehem Bookstore will be open during the entire weekend seminar to purchase these three–and other–books.


Weekend Church Services at Bethlehem Baptist Church

Saturday, September 23 at 5:30 PM
Sunday, September 24 at 9:00 AM or 11:00 AM 

For more information about Bethlehem Baptist Church, please click here.


Matthew Smith & Indelible Grace Concert

Sunday, September 24 at 7:00 PM

For more information about this concert, please click here.


Location & Parking

All these events will take place at Bethlehem Baptist Church – Downtown Campus:

720 13th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Parking is available in the main church lot or in the lot north of the church between 6th & 7th Streets.

For those arriving through the airport (Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MSP), transportation is available through Super Shuttle, taxi service, or the light rail.



The following hotels are in downtown Minneapolis and all within a 20 minute walk or a five minute drive. Please note that we have not reserved a block of rooms, so please be sure to make early reservations.

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Hyatt Place
425 7th Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites
405 S. 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Holiday Inn Express
225 South 11th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403



Is there childcare available?

No, we are not able to facilitate childcare for any of the events on Friday, or Saturday. However, there is an area outside the sanctuary with the audio/video streamed of the concert and seminar for those with restless or crying children. There is also a nursing mother’s room located downstairs. (If you attend the church service on Saturday night or Sunday morning, the nurseries are open for childcare).


Do I need to register?

Yes! There is no cost for either the Preview Day or the Eureka! seminar, but we do ask that you register.

If you have other questions, please contact us at [email protected].