Come, celebrate God's faithfulness to the class of 2015! Commencement begins at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in Anderson Hall.
ABC News Archive - May 2015
Thank you, Seniors, for a God-honoring Senior Class Program this afternoon.
The Class of 2015 have been granted their diplomas and servant's mantles from Appalachian Bible College. Congratulations!
41 men and women were granted degrees from Appalachian Bible College... because life is for service. May they now prove that service is for life.
Why not jump in to this practical study on how to establish New Testament churches?
Jubilate, ABC's English handbell ministry team, is coming to the Sunshine State! Tonight's concert is in Orange City, Florida. Find the full schedule here: http://www.abc.edu/jubilate.php
ABC students will be serving missionary internships and taking missions trips this summer to 10 countries around the world. The first is on her way to Romania today. Will you pray that she is an encouragement to missionaries there and an influence on unbelievers?
One month till summer camps begin! Have you registered yet?
Lady Lake, Florida and Jacksonville, Florida: you're up next for the Jubilate English Handbell Choir. Details on their free, inspiring concerts here: http://www.abc.edu/jubilate.php
"Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness." I Chronicles 16:29
Pray for our students to find good summer jobs as many of them are now home for the summer. They need funds to return this fall.
If you're a current ABC student, comment to tell us where you're working this summer!
"To the only wise God be glory through Jesus Christ," Romans 16:27.
Jubilate is in the final few days of their tour, in Georgia, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Catch one of their concerts exalting "the only One." http://www.abc.edu/jubilate.php
President's Prayer Partners receive a weekly email with several specific prayer requests from Dr. Anderson. They pray DAILY for Appalachian Bible College. Are you up to the challenge? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
ABC students are serving cross-cultural internships and short-term missions trips around the world this summer. Can you name the countries in yellow? Comment here.
One ABC student heads for Spain next week to serve a missions internship. He asks that we pray for 6 Spaniards to trust Jesus as Savior!
After 17 years, we bid "ἴθι χαίρων" (goodbye) to Dr. Jerry Knoblet as he retires. Perhaps he is best known as Greek professor, but Dr. Knoblet also served with energy and excellence as Bible/Theology Major Chair, Bible Certificate Chair, and Registrar.
"Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and you turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them." Deuteronomy 11:16
After 20 concerts, 6 states, and 15 days, Jubilate is home safely. Praise the Lord for a young mother trusting Christ as Savior on Mother's Day. (Photo by José Yustiz)
Dr. Charles Bethel has provided a cheerful, steady presence for 20 years. He served as Dean of Graduate Studies, Director of Distance Learning, Registrar, VP for Academics, Christian Service Director, and bus driver—not to mention a well-liked professor. We wish him God's blessing as he moves into a new ministry of teaching internationally.
West Virginia's state flower, the rhododendron, is in full bloom. What a beautiful reminder of the Creator. (Photo: Daniel Mayner)
Remember when it was ABI? And a Bradley address? Name change, zip code switch—God has been faithful through it all for 65 years.
This summer, one ABC student is serving the very first TESOL internship since the Missions major concentration was introduced last year. (TESOL=Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Pray for God's provision and a fruitful two months in Ecuador.
Beukema Hall needs a new roof. Pray for God to provide qualified volunteers to complete the job before July.
"Thou, even thou, art Lord alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee." (Nehemiah 9:6)
Have you liked On the Road with the Gospel Heralds? Their 2015 tour kicks off next week and you don't want to miss their ministry updates.
Pray for Dr. Anderson and the administrative team as today is full of intense planning for the 2015-16 school year.
Serving displaced families and working at summer camp: that and more is in store for one ABC student headed to Ukraine this weekend. Ask God for effective ministry among people who have seen much unrest recently.
Are the Gospel Heralds coming to a church near you? Check out their itinerary here.
In the end, our dedicated maintenance team triumphed over a messy water leak in front of Hoops Hall this week. Praise God!