The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10

Bethlehem Tertiary Institute (BTI)

Located in Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty, and accredited by NZQA with approval by the New Zealand Teachers Council and the Social Workers Registration Board, BTI is a highly regarded tertiary education organisation (TEO) providing high quality, sought after biblically-based diplomas, degrees and graduate diploma qualifications in teaching, counselling and social work.

BTI’s Vision, Mission and Values

Our VISION – To be a relational, responsive and transformational Christ-following tertiary learning community committed to growing a faithful expression of the Kingdom of God on earth.

Our MISSION – To provide Christ-centred, biblically informed professional preparation, development and research for influential service.

Our VALUES – In terms of our life and work we value:
· a Biblical Christian Worldview as formational
· personal and professional enquiry and integration
· a strengths-based learning and missional community
· Treaty-based relationships within Aotearoa New Zealand

It operates as part of the Christian Education Trust’s vision for biblically – based, Christ-centred education from pre-school to tertiary level.

Please visit our website for a list of available qualifications and start dates.

Dr Andrew Butcher (Dean)

0800 BETHLEHEM (238 453 436)

24 Elder Lane, Bethlehem
Tauranga, New Zealand, 3110

Private bag 12015
Tauranga, 3143