Gabriel Hanna, tutorial dean vice chairman and head of scholar affairs for Bethlehem Bible Faculty, explains that two of the largest challenges college students face are uncertainty of their future and monetary problem.
“The students are really seeking better education but at the same time, the future is not clear…. The political future is not clear and it affects all [areas] of our lives,” Hanna says.
Many college students and households dwelling in Palestine are torn between staying and leaving, making their future objectives and plans unsure. However with the Christian inhabitants in Palestine hovering at 1 %, attending a Bible school is a novel alternative.
In line with the Joshua Mission, Palestine’s inhabitants is 99% unreached by Christianity, with over four million folks at present unreached. Attending Bethlehem Bible Faculty provides college students an opportunity to attach with different Christians and develop of their data of God’s Phrase.
As soon as college students have accomplished their training on the college they will use their expertise to grow to be a Christian affect within the office. Hanna explains that with their mass media research program they air packages on nationwide tv, which permits the faculty and its college students to succeed in many individuals.
“We invite people from the private sector and the governmental sector. We do… a lot of research before we do the T.V episode on national T.V.,” he says. “We target issues like human rights, violence, and drugs. People come [to Bethlehem Bible College] and they trust that we don’t have a hidden agenda.”
Scholarships and New Alternatives
Bethlehem Bible Faculty gives college students with training on matters like mass media and Biblical research. Click on right here for extra details about different packages on the school.
But many college students wrestle to pay for lessons on their very own attributable to political unrest within the Center East and monetary wants.
Whereas BethBC gives scholarships to assist college students, there are some that also want the assistance of different monetary help.
Hanna says, “Education is expensive…. We never say no to anybody. If you don’t have the money now, if you want to study the Word of God, you are most welcome.”
Bethlehem Bible Faculty makes use of associate monetary help to assist pay the charges of scholars who can’t afford to take lessons on their very own. Hanna explains that the faculty can also be within the means of growing new curriculum and actions for the scholars however want the monetary sources to create these packages and assist college students cowl the prices.
The primary problem for each college students and for the faculty is monetary help within the face of rising school bills. “We depend… on people like you… that they have the heart [or] have the ability and maybe they have something they can help,” Hanna says.
One other manner to assist BethBC is to maintain them in prayer. Hanna says, “Pray for us and pray for peace and justice.”
Please pray for each the faculty workers and its college students as they start one other college 12 months and educate extra college students about God’s Phrase. Pray additionally for peace in Palestine and the encompassing area.
Header photograph courtesy of Bethlehem Bible Faculty.