The fields are ripe for harvest among Hispanics in Nebraska and Kansas. Colegio Bautista Latinoamericano (Latin American Baptist College) at Northern Heights Baptist Church, Norfolk, Neb., is training laborers for these harvest fields.

The college was established in February 2019 and held its first graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 30. Nine people received diplomas after completing the two-year course.

More than 15 teachers led the classes. They were from Northern Heights and other churches along with KNCSB staff members.

The graduates also studied through North American Mission Board’s Multiplication Pipeline. Find more information at

KNCSB Executive Director David Manner was the featured speaker for the graduation ceremony.

David Martinez is the Colegio director. He is associate pastor of Northern Heights and is the KNCSB vice president.