We recommend the following resources in the Twin Cities area.
Desiring God - God-centered resources from the ministry of John Piper
Celebrating the truth that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him, Desiring God exist to produce and distribute resources that spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ. John Piper is the Chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. He has authored more than 50 books and more than 30 years of his preaching and teaching is available for free.
Bethlehem College and Seminary - A church-based higher education institution
Bethlehem College and Seminary is striving to provide God-centered, Christ-exalting, Spirit-empowered, Bible-saturated training to equip men and women for effective leadership in the 21st century aimed at winning worshipers to Jesus Christ from every tribe, tongue, people, and nation.
Church Based Training - Raising gospel leaders for the next generation
After years of developing their own church-based leadership development program (the Leadership Development Institute), the team at Hope Community Church have made it their passion to help other churches create their own leadership development programs. Built on a core of three pillars, they strive to help other churches learn how to raise up leaders effectively.
The Bethlehem Institute - God-centered training for current and future leaders
The Bethlehem Institute is the non-credit program division of Bethlehem College and Seminary, providing rigorous, God-centered Bible, theology, and language courses to men and women of Bethlehem Baptist Church and the greater Twin Cities area.
Training Leaders International - Meeting needs for theological training overseas
Training Leaders International mentors and sends graduate students and pastors to bring theological education around the world. They serve as a sending organization for those interested in theological education, and they are exploring the potential of starting theological schools in places formal education is lacking.
Mission1618 - Helping to plant gospel-orientated and culturally-relevant churches
In partnership with Acts29, Mission1618 strives to recruit, train and coach existing and future pastors and church leaders in theology, preaching, church business, leadership and ministry with prayer and diligence to the glory of God, keeping the focus on Christ and not ourselves.
Treasuring Christ Together Network - Church planting for the glory of God
The mission of Treasuring Christ Together Network is to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ by starting, growing, and multiplying churches. Aiming to collaborate with like-minded church planters, churches, and other networks and denominations.