The Heart of a Father

Stephanie Demorest (left) with her father, Joe Cox g93 (right), and mother, Brenda Cox (middle).  by Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93, Director “’Or what person is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf of bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a […]

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The Missionary Heart of Bill Gerig

Bill Gerig g61 on the mission field by Zebadiah Demorest, Publications and Promotions Coordinator Bill Gerig g61 has been around Fort Wayne Bible College, Fort Wayne Bible Institute, Summit Christian College, Taylor University Fort Wayne, and now, the Fort Wayne Alumni Center for almost his whole life. His presence, care, and thoughtful, soft-spoken demeanor have been […]

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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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