From the Director’s Desk

Administration Building in 1905, the newly opened Bible Training School for the Spring Term in Fort Wayne, Indiana By Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93, Director Over the past few months, your Fort Wayne Alumni Center team has been working intensively to prepare an application for an Indiana State Historical Marker for the former campus. If awarded, […]

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Remembering Joy Gerig

Joy Gerig g66 and Jay Platte g69 together in 2004​​​​​​ The following tribute was written by Dr. Jay Platte g69 to honor the life and memory of Joy Gerig g66, who served the Fort Wayne campus for 31 years as Director of Christian Service.      I praise God for Joy Gerig, my mentor and […]

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The Longstanding Legacy of Messiah Performances on the Fort Wayne Campus

The 1952 Fort Wayne Bible College Messiah Chorus and Orchestra. The oratorio was preformed in Founders Memorial auditorium on the college campus December 14, 1952, with Professor Oliver Steiner conducting.  ​​​​​​ By Dr. Jay Platte g69 The performance of George Frideric Handel’s classic Messiah on the Fort Wayne campus over a period of 42 years left indelible […]

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First Missionary Church Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary and Welcomes Alumni Center Open House

First Missionary Church Sign, 1905 By Stephanie Demorest g93, Director ​​​​​​On Saturday, September 11, 2021, First Missionary Church opened its doors to visitors for an open house event to celebrate their 100th Anniversary. Although the church began meeting prior to this in 1905, their first building structure at the corner of Rudisill Blvd. and S. […]

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Dr. Ken Mays, FWBC Grad and Former Faculty, Makes the Most of Every Opportunity!

Ken Mays at Rebuilt Steinway Dedication in 2007 by Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93, Fort Wayne Alumni Center Director The past couple of years have been very difficult for most of us. Living in the age of COVID-19 has brought new challenges many of us never anticipated. But no matter what events chronological time (chronos) brings […]

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