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.

I.   Bible – The Scriptures, both the Old and New Testaments, are verbally inspired of God and are the revelation of God to man, the infallible authoritative rule of faith and conduct…

II.   Evangelistic Urgency – The Bible teaches that humanity is lost, in danger of eternal damnation, and is in desperate need of a Savior…

III.  Kingdom Living – When God redeems people, He calls individual believers to glorify Him through love, holiness and a life of ministry within the context of a local church…

IV.   Pentecostal – Our Lord Jesus Christ has entrusted the mission of bringing the Kingdom to men and women through the power of the Holy Spirit…

V.   Fivefold Ministry -. The means by which God advances His Kingdom is by calling men and women for the Fivefold Ministry, who in turn equip the Church for ministry…

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Why SUM Bible College?

  • Get a BA degree in 3 years at an affordable rate

  • Widely recognized & accredited

  • 85% working in ministry after graduation

44+ 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. Cohort List page


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 is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is nationally accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

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Learn Anytime, Anywhere with Our Online Bible Education

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is excited to announce its new online flexible delivery model, Anytime Anywhere (SUM-AA). Launched in the fall of 2020, we are offering three of our degree programs (Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Ministry, Bachelor of Arts in Worship and Music, and Master of Divinity) through this model online.

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