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 […]Read More Remembering Joy Gerig
Fifteen Missionary Nursing Students at Lutheran Hospital in 1955 Originally written by Bill Gerig g61, recently adapted by Stephanie Demorest g93, Director One of the most unique degrees the College offered over the years was a Bachelor of Science in Missionary Nursing. The program began in 1952 and graduated the last student in 1986. Over […]Read More Did You Know that FWBC Hosted a Missionary Nursing Program?
Jim Brian g67 hard at work in his office. by Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93, Director As is true for many of our graduates, Jim Brian’s story reflects God’s call to ministry and leading to Fort Wayne Bible College for training. Jim’s experience also included overcoming many obstacles from dyslexia to leaving an already comfortable life, […]Read More Investing All for the Kingdom: The Story of James Brian g76
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 […]Read More The Longstanding Legacy of Messiah Performances on the Fort Wayne Campus
Attendees from left to rightStanding: Deb Roth, Dale Hamrick g77, Don Phillips g77, Joy (Bixler) Forbes g77, Rex Forbes g77, Marie (Parry) Hamrick g77, Eddie Weirrick g76, Jan (Zimmerman) Alvarez g75, Jim Roth g76, Jeanne (Mohr) Crafton g78, Harry Gates g82Seated: Char (Miller) Binkley g64, instructor of most of these students, Flossie (Johnson) Epley g77, […]Read More Spreading Joy Through an Impromptu Reunion!
Dr. Sterling DeMond and his wife Mary Ann (Drake) Lehman g67 by Zebadiah Demorest, Publications Coordinator This month we are featuring former FWBC faculty member Dr. Sterling DeMond. Dr. DeMond served at FWBC for 13 years, from 1974 to 1987. During his time at the college, Dr. DeMond taught classes in Christian Education, homiletics, and camping. Before […]Read More Dr. Sterling DeMond: A Faithful Servant to FWBC
Dr. Ken Mays g60 with his sister, Phyllis (Mays) Bush g68, atSeptember 2021 Alumni Center Concert by Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93, Director In September, your Fort Wayne Alumni Center was privileged to welcome Dr. Ken Mays g60 for an amazing time of worshipping the Lord through both unique and familiar hymn arrangements. Many of our alumni from […]Read More Alumni Center Hosts Piano Concert by Dr. Ken Mays g60
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. […]Read More First Missionary Church Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary and Welcomes Alumni Center Open House
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 […]Read More Dr. Ken Mays, FWBC Grad and Former Faculty, Makes the Most of Every Opportunity!
President Tim Warner in the 1970s by Zebadiah Demorest, Publications and Promotions Coordinator and Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93, Director Dr. Timothy M. Warner TUU g50, beloved educator and 5th president of Fort Wayne Bible College, entered his heavenly home on February 14, 2022, at the age of 97, after a lifetime of service to his Lord […]Read More Remembering Dr. Timothy Warner, FWBC’s 5th President