Crossroads Church Partners serves Christ and His church by developing Christian leaders and providing resources that strengthen churches.
Christ-centered: Every aspect of our organization is to reflect and honor Jesus Christ.
Ministry-focused: We provide educational and training opportunities for individuals and churches.
Biblically-based: We uphold our commitment to Biblical truths.
Outward-oriented: We exist to serve and encourage the church.
Collaborative: We partner with like-minded organizations, educational institutions, and churches
History & Heritage
Our heritage is in the network of churches known as the Restoration Movement (sometimes identified as the Stone Campbell Movement or Christian Churches/Churches of Christ.) In keeping with the historic distinctives of this network of churches we commit to embracing unity with all like-minded congregations as well as with other Christian networks and groups.
A Brief Overview
- 1910: Scandinavian Christian Unity Missionary Society founded to reach the 1 million Scandinavians living in Minnesota.
- 1912: International Christian Bible College Association incorporated for the purpose of establishing a Bible college.
- 1913: International Christian Bible College founded by David E. Olson in Minneapolis at the corner of 15th and University Avenue SE.
- 1924: Institution renamed Minneapolis Bible College, then Minnesota Bible University (1932), and Minnesota Bible College (1942).
- 1971: Minnesota Bible College moved to Rochester, MN.
- 2002: Minnesota Bible College renamed Crossroads College.
- 2016: Crossroads College ceased offering classes.
- 2018: Campus sold to Bear Creek Christian Church.
- 2018: Crossroads partnered with Hope International University to begin offering Christian higher education under the name HIU-Minnesota.
- 2020: Renamed Crossroads Church Partners to better reflect our widespread mission and multiple educational partnerships.
- 2021: Crossroads Church Partners forms a partnership with the Russell School of Ministry to begin offering classes in the Upper Midwest.
International Christian Bible College in Minneapolis, MN.
Minnesota Bible College/Crossroads College in Rochester, MN.
1765 Restoration Rd SW
Rochester, MN 55902