Rhema Bible Training Center (RBTC) in Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA) is the headquarters for all of the Rhema schools and was founded in 1974 by Rev. Kenneth E. Hagin (1917-2003). At the age of 17, Kenneth E. Hagin was healed by the power of God through faith in God’s Word. His ministry spanned more than 68 years.
Kenneth E. Hagin is the author of 110 books, which have been translated into many languages; currently over 60 million books have been published. With its radio program, Rhema USA reaches out to more than 100 nations.
Since 1975 over 40,000 students have graduated from RBTC USA, which today is run by his son, Rev. Kenneth W. Hagin, Pastor of Rhema Bible Church and President of RBTC USA and his wife, Lynette Hagin, Director of RBTC USA.
In 1999 the first Rhema Bible Training Centers in Europe were founded and are directed by John & Michelle Grunewald as the International Directors for Europe, Africa & Middle East. Monika Wagner works together with them as the Director of RBTC Europe. Here you can find more information on our European Directors.
Today there are 32 campuses in 13 nations within Europe and the numbers are growing!
Worldwide there are more than 190 campuses in 46 nations (as of September 2014) with more than 14,000 students. Many graduates have been sent into the harvest field all over the world and are serving in various fields of ministry, such as pastors, evangelists, teachers, church planters, humanitarian workers, children’s, youth and support ministers.
The sun never sets on a Rhema graduate bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ to this generation.