EMPOWERING LEADERS FOR
THE FIVEFOLD MINISTRY

  • EMPOWERING LEADERS FOR
    THE FIVEFOLD MINISTRY

About SUM Bible College and
Theological Seminary

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary (SUM) equips indigenous leaders from America and the nations of the world by offering an affordable theological education combining academic instruction with practical hands-on ministry and personal mentorship. Our mission empowers these leaders to be instruments of change in their communities.

“Empowering Leaders for the Fivefold Ministry”

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees offered are:

BA in Biblical Studies

To equip students for effective ministry through academic instruction combined with hands-on ministry and personal mentorship that help students attain a fundamental grounding in Biblical Studies.

MA in Biblical Studies

The MABS program equips students in biblical-theological understanding as it informs ministry work, including teaching, preaching, Bible education, and research. Students research biblical concepts and theological understanding with a view toward equipping the saints and building the local church.

MA in Christian Leadership

To equip students for effective ministry through academic instruction combined with hands-on ministry and personal mentorship that help students attain a fundamental grounding in Biblical Studies.

Master of Divinity

To equip students for effective ministry through academic instruction combined with hands-on ministry and personal mentorship that help students attain a fundamental grounding in Biblical Studies.

Locations

The main campus is located in El Dorado Hills, CA and is the premier training ground for any type of ministry.  Education on-campus will empower you to travel to any place in the world and effectively proclaim the Kingdom of God. For the best educational ministry experience, SUM partners with local churches to organize study groups that voluntarily meet at locations provided by ministries around the world. To view a full list of cohorts, please visit our Cohort List page

Accreditation

SUM is an accredited Bible College and Theological Seminary whose purpose is to raise up pentecostal ministry leaders through the Jesus Model of Leadership. SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is nationally accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

To learn more about our accreditations, click here

Are you Called to Ministry?

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