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Jan
28

“Together as a Family” A personal testimony from a married couple taking the MA in Christian Leadership & Ministry Thursday

By Flora Alqassis It has always been on our hearts to serve the Lord together as a family, and not just to live our lives day by day with no goal or purpose. That is why we chose this Master’s program, despite the fact that we really didn’t have enough spare time. Our Vision We […]

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Jan
28

For The Kingdom of God Belongs to Such as These

Amira FarhoudAmira is the Communications Coordinator of Bethlehem Bible College. She is a committed Palestinian Christian who has a passion for writing about the intersection of faith and seeking justice for her fellow countrymen. To read more of her writings sign up for Bethlehem Bible College’s monthly newsletter.

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Dec
29

Meet One of Our Students: Patricia Hashwa

By AmiRa Farhoud If you take a tour around Bethlehem Bible College on a school day, you will probably notice that 60% of the students are female. If you take a closer look, you’ll notice that many of those females are wearing rings. Yes, they are married. And not only married, but many of them […]

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Nov
28

When Pride Bows Before Humility: a Life-changing Encounter with the Love of God

Interview with Tony Deik The Head of Online Education for Bethlehem Bible College, as well as an Instructor in Biblical Studies, Anton (“Tony”) Deik is a native of Bethlehem, with a family history going back at least a thousand years here.  His ancestors were olive wood carvers—a tradition passed from one generation to the next—and […]

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Nov
20

From Land to Lands, from Eden to the Renewed Earth

An interview with Munther Isaac Munther Isaac (PhD, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies) is the academic dean and assistant professor at Bethlehem Bible College as well as the director of the influential Christ at the Checkpoint conferences. He is also in the process of getting ordained at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the […]

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Oct
29

“From Out of Egypt I called My Son”

From the furnace of Egypt is emerging a church that is burning with love and passion and zeal for the Lord.  Out of a time of great distress and persecution, a spark has caught flame in that nation that is spreading across the Arab world.  We at Bethlehem Bible College are thrilled that one of […]

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Oct
28

Meet One Of Our Heroines

By Amira Farhoud In January 2012, I remember seeing a cute little family of three entering the door of the college.   I knew that the mother was a new student–she looked so beautiful and shy at the same time.  Her husband was holding a baby.  As he asked me to show his wife the way […]

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Munther Isaac our New Academic Dean

Editor’s Note: For this section of our new Newsletter, we thought that the best way for you to know more about our students, staff and faculty is I have the pleasure to introduce Munther Isaac as our new Academic Dean. He also happens to be a good friend mine, my favorite teacher and my boss. Dr. […]

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Sep
30

Interview with Dr. Mubarak Awad

The “Gandhi of Palestine” has returned to the place that needs him the most Dr. Mubarak Awad is a world-famous Palestinian nonviolent activist. He is also known as the “Gandhi of Palestine.” Dr. Awad is the founder of the Nonviolence International, which is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has worked with the likes of Yasser […]

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Aug
14

Al-Khouries: A Story of War, Love, and a Promise

Editor’s Note: For this section of our new Newsletter, we thought that the best way for you to know more about our students, staff and faculty is to let one of our graduates introduce them to you. What a better way to get to know Palestinians than from the pen of a Palestinian herself. Amira […]

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