and helping others do the same.

Bethany International is a Christian missions training and sending organization dedicated to mobilizing disciples of Jesus and the church worldwide for the increase of God’s Kingdom.

Training cross-cultural workers

Bethany Global University

BGU provides a comprehensive biblically-grounded, interculturally-focused higher education experience. Hands-on mission competency training which effectively prepares the next generation of cross-cultural workers who lead by serving with global partners to transform individuals and communities.

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LEAD Venture

LEAD Venture is a 4-8 month Christian discipleship program that trains young men and women how to be leaders. Through intensive classes, hands on training, and a practical work experience, LEAD participants will walk away from their internship equipped to leverage their personal gifts and abilities, influence others, and thrive in their spiritual journeys.

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Sending cross-cultural workers

Bethany Gateways

Bethany long-term workers and partners serve in pioneer evangelism, church planting, mission and leadership training, and Kingdom justice:  mercy ministries, access to scriptures, providing discipleship and evangelism materials, and fielding short term teams that strategically partner with field ministries.

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Bethany Teams

Getting overseas and doing effective ministry is complex, but with Bethany Teams it doesn’t have to be. Bethany Teams is our short term sending agency that helps groups train for missions, get to the field, and connect with our international partners to do effective ministry.

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Partnering to help others do the same


Publish4All is a print-on-demand technology that was created to empower the global church with the ability to print low cost, high quality biblical materials at the local level.

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Building for the Next Generation

Bethany International is training the next generation of missionaries to spread the love of Jesus Christ around the world.

In order to accomplish the mission God has put on our hearts, we are extending our reach by building a new Welcome Center and coffee shop on our Minnesota campus.

The center will serve as Bethany’s new “front door.” You can partner with us to add discipleship and hospitality space both Bethany Global University students and international guests can enjoy.

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Billions have never heard the Good News.
You can change that.

You can partner with a global mission force! Train workers, send missionaries and engage with the body of Christ around the world to see the multiplication of disciples and churches.

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Five Families – One Vision

In 1945, five families sold everything they owned, combined all their resources, and made a radical commitment to do everything they could to complete the unfinished task of world missions.

Seven decades later, the Bethany International family has grown and so has it’s vision to reach the world for Christ.

coMISSION Magazine

The work of the Great Commission is too big to be done alone. It is a mission that requires the collaboration of the entire body of Christ. The coMISSION Magazine is a bi-annual magazine of Bethany International that will inspire and empower you to see the need and discover your role in the Great Commission.

Recent Issues

“No matter who we are, we are called to be workers together with God in His great program of rescue and recovery — the evangelization of the whole world”

—T.A. Hegre, founder