Spotted at Alpine Ministries: a 2020 grad putting to use her training from the Bible/Theology and Camping Ministry majors. Kayla is serving wherever needed during this unusual summer schedule—from facilitating the high ropes course to helping guests in the Lodge. ...Because Life is for Service.
ABC News Archive - August 2020
Students and parents: Dr. Anderson and Dean Childs share some thoughts with you about the upcoming academic year.
"Appalachian Bible College exists for the purpose of educating and equipping servants for the Church of tomorrow while edifying the Church of today."
Would you pray for an effective 71st year fulfilling ABC's purpose for God's glory? Students begin arriving on Monday!
Volleyball athletes arrived and got straight to work! Follow their season on the ABC Warriors page.
How many transcripts has Mrs. Almond handled in 25 years? And she is still smiling! Most everything in the Academics division of ABC since 1995 has benefited from her detailed excellence. Yesterday we celebrated her faithful service as Assistant Registrar.
"I hope Student Council will have an impact on our student body as we invest in them through both time and prayer. This is an amazing opportunity that we have as a Council to grow spiritually through dying to self in order to serve others for the glory of Christ. My prayer is that we would grow a deeper love and compassion for those we are able to serve." -Jimmy Mullen, student body president (center)
Also here early to plan for the new year: Lorenzo Rossi (vice president), Heather Nicholson (treasurer), Adam Johnson (student life), and Hannah Buckwalter (secretary).
You know what that banner means! New Warriors move in tomorrow.
Resident Assistants are ready to welcome you new students today! We want you to quickly feel at home here as part of the ABC family. See you soon!
For incoming students, today was packed with UNpacking. Also with meeting roommates, playing some icebreaker games, and making Coffee Shop runs. Welcome, Class of 2024!
What a blessing to have a camp and adventure ministry here on campus!
Smiles on the first day of the new semester! Instead of logging in for online courses, it's a joy to walk to in-person classes on a beautiful August day.
How many lives has Dr. Burch shaped in 25 years as Chair of Elementary Education? Her influence reaches far as hundreds of teachers mold thousands of students.
Thanks to Dr. Burch's leadership, the rigorous El Ed major holds excellent standing with state and national accrediting agencies. But more than that, graduates remember her selflessness, heart for God, and encouragement to always "Live for Mondays!"
Thank you, Dr. Cora Burch, for your 25 years and counting at ABC.
Week one is in the books. 📚 Thank you to everyone who has upheld ABC students and staff in prayer over the last several months. God has answered and campus has reopened so these young people can be better equipped to serve him.
Volunteer work teams accomplished lots of projects over the summer, getting campus ready for a new school year. We thank God for you all.
Interested in bringing a group to serve for a few days at ABC? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know over half of ABC's staff are alumni? Here are two of them.
One of the world's top 10 best whitewater experiences is here in West Virginia, and ABC has the only Christian, licensed outfitter on the river. Raft the Gauley with Alpine Ministries this September or October:
Dr. Anderson introduced this year's servanthood theme with a trio of messages on "Serving God Acceptably."
Now you can watch chapel live and view messages on demand: youtube.com/AppalachianBible
"Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." II Timothy 2:15