Partnership Opportunities

for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Ideally located in Lebanon, ABTS is able to fulfill its mission of serving the Church in the Middle East and North Africa by taking on students from all around the Arab world and from all Protestant denominations. As you prayerfully ponder partnership in God’s Kingdom, we would like to share with you opportunities for investing in the mission of ABTS of serving the Church in our region by equipping men and women for ministry.

To learn about our current funding priorities and areas of most need, please contact the Development and Partner Relations Manager. We welcome full or partial contributions to the budget figures listed.

Arab Baptist Theological Seminary

Residential Student Scholarship | $10,000
Equip a leader [Man/Woman] from the Middle East and North Africa region to better serve the Church in their country. This annual amount covers room, board, tuition and books.
Sponsor an Online Student | $6,000
Enables church leaders from around the Arab world to get training without leaving their ministry. This amount supports one online student to complete his/her Certificate in Ministry.
Sponsor a Student’s Child | $6,000
Covers the room and board, and nursery/schooling for one child with this annual amount. Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) student body includes married couples with children who need appropriate nursery services or schooling. This annual amount covers the room and board, and nursery services or schooling.
Library | $20,000
Grows the library with resources that support our academic programs.
Student Laptops and Software | $15,000
Provides a first-year student with laptops to use throughout his/her time at ABTS. Students also keep the laptops upon graduation for use in their respective ministries. This annual amount covers new residential students’ laptops and software.
General Support | $10,000
Supports other aspects of ABTS ministry. This support goes to where it is needed most in the ABTS ministry.
Student Affairs | $10,000
Covers activities for ABTS residential students with this annual amount. This includes an annual retreat and engaging in relief work with refugees.
Campus Renovation | $60,000
Develops ABTS campus facilities. Current needs include installing a new generator and/or solar panels and a water pump, as well as the upkeep of ABTS buildings.

Institute of Middle East Studies

General Support | $10,000
Supports the various programs and initiatives of the Institute of Middle East Studies (IMES).
Middle East Consultation | $20,000
Supports the Middle East Consultation.
MEC Bursaries for Arab Attendees | $20,000
Gives assistance towards the participation of Arabs in the Middle East Consultation.
Master of Religion Scholarship | $20,000
Contributes with a partial support of leaders pursuing the Master of Religion in Middle Eastern and North African Studies.
Peacebuilding Initiative | $50,000
Supports the Khebz w Meleh (KwM) Initiative. This Initiative promotes Kingdom values by bringing together religiously diverse young people to create friendships and seek common good of their communities.

Thank you for considering partnering with us. May God bless you richly.