Look who's in Israel! Vice President for Academics Dan Hanshew and his wife Elizabeth were given the opportunity to tour the Holy Land this week. Here they are at Masada, where there are ruins from Herod the Great's fortifications.
ABC News Archive - June 2016
If you consider yourself a "senior saint," you are invited to this Alpine Ministries event.
Before she returns as a senior this fall, one student is helping people learn English in a creative-access country this summer. She is primarily focusing on university students and women, looking for opportunities to evangelize and disciple individuals. Pray for her effectiveness among those she serves, that minds and hearts would be open to God's Word, and that she would have safety in travel. #ABCsummermissions
These eight students are off on a 9-week tour, sharing "Grace Overflowing," a program of music and drama in churches around the U.S. Follow them at On the Road with the Gospel Heralds.
West Virginia beauty reminds us of our Creator God.
In Guam this summer, one ABC student is busy tutoring and counseling at camp, while serving an orphanage and a church plant. Pray that God will strengthen and grow her, as well as guide her in future ministry. #ABCsummermissions
Demolition is done and renovation has begun! McCarrell Hall, our men's residence, is getting some bigger and better restrooms this summer. Thank God for the donations that make this possible (student tuition is never used for building projects).
Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake. Psalm 115:1
President Anderson had the privilege of addressing the classes of 2016 at Harvest Christian Academy and Harvest Baptist Bible College in Guam. Congratulations to all these young servant-leaders from across the Asia/Pacific region.
Fulfilling her dream of missions in Africa, a 2016 ABC graduate is teaching phonics, math, and language arts in a Ugandan orphanage this summer. Pray that God gives her a heart of compassion, that he guides her in future ministry, and that he uses her to instruct the children both academically and spiritually. #ABCsummermissions
"Servants to the Church" was our theme for the 2015-16 academic year, but it should describe the believer's life all year long. How are you serving Christ's church this summer?
A 2016 graduate of the Bible/Theology and Elementary Education programs, Emily (left) writes:
"By the time my student teaching semester rolled around I felt nothing but the feeling of being PREPARED. Dr. Burch, Mrs. Bethel and the rest of the adjunct faculty have put so much care into teaching me and my peers that there is no way possible that we could be anything less than prepared."
"I'm so thankful for God leading me to ABC to study under such amazing professors. This is definitely not where I saw God leading me after my high school graduation in 2011, but I couldn't have written a better plan for my life myself!"
The Ladies Auxiliary's Ladies Conference is in full swing, including music from our very own Gospel Heralds.
A pair of ABC students are in Nicaragua assisting full-time missionaries with VBS and delivering medical supplies to remote locations. Pray that they work well as a team, encouraging the missionaries and sharing the gospel, and that God would provide for their safety. #ABCsummermissions
"I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth." 3 John 4
Praise God with us! And pray for Alpine Bible Camp all summer long.
From our 1950 founding in the Big Coal River Valley to our 60 years in Raleigh County, we celebrate our heritage in the Mountain State. Happy birthday, West Virginia!
Serving on the Caribbean island of Antigua this month, an ABC sophomore is active in Good News Clubs and among university international students. Pray for her courage in sharing the gospel and for receptive hearts. #ABCsummermissions
Many new openings have been posted on placement.abc.edu. Use this service to find your next ministry!
Although ABC campus has come through the flooding fine, our neighboring counties are being hit hard. Join us in praying for safety of students, donors, and whole communities in the affected areas.
In South Africa this summer, an ABC senior is serving at a Bible camp and within indigenous communities. Pray that God will strengthen his passion for and effectiveness in missions, and that he would draw strength from the Lord for each evangelistic opportunity. #ABCsummermissions
Camp ministry, VBS, and preaching are all on the agenda for an ABC student serving a missions internship in Alaska this summer. Pray that he is an effective minister of the gospel. Also pray for him as he seeks God's direction for future ministry. #ABCsummermissions