President’s Perspective

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to take a thirty-minute flying lesson and then to actually fly a small Cessna airplane – with the assistance of a trained pilot beside me, of course! When teaching me about the instrument panel, the pilot introduced me to a mechanism that gave the attitude of the plane. […]

Alumni Day 2017

Make plans to join us for Alumni Day, Tuesday October 10 at 10am. Three guest preachers will bless us this year: Dr. Andy Davis, Dr. Kevin Ezell and Dr. Ryan Pack. Lunch will be provided free of charge at the conclusion of chapel. We welcome you to invite your family, friends and church members to […]

Experience the Holy Land for 8 days with President & Mrs. Horton!

December 26, 2018 – January 2, 2019 A trip to the Holy Land is equal to a semester of Bible study in seminary but we are looking to give more than just information on this trip. Our goal and prayer is that you will have a fresh and transforming experience with our Lord Jesus during […]

“He often refreshed me”

In 2 Timothy 1:16, the Apostle Paul referenced the household of Onesiphorus by saying that “he often refreshed me.” From time to time, those of us in ministry need some refreshment, don’t we? I want to personally invite you to come to the Fruitland campus for a time of refreshing on Founders Day, May 9 […]

Revival must begin with God’s people in God’s house

Over the past four decades, I have read a significant number of books on the history of revival and spiritual awakening.  Martyn Lloyd-Jones used to say that reading about great works of God in history was “the greatest tonic to a drooping spirit.” My heart is hungry to see revival. In 1976, as America celebrated her […]

2015 continues to be an exciting year!

The year 2015 continues to be an exciting and eventful year at Fruitland Baptist Bible College! Student enrollment is up. We are operating in the black. The construction of new student/family apartments is almost complete, and we have hired a new Director of Institutional Advancement. In addition, we had one of the highest attendances for Founder’s Day […]

Does your ministry have a cutting edge?

Does your ministry have a cutting edge? Most of us have read the story of the lost ax head in 2 Kings 6:1-7. The sons of the prophets were constructing a larger place to meet and in the process of chopping down trees, the ax head came off the handle and fell into the water. […]

The Passing of a Prophet

Throughout his ministry, Dr. Kenneth Ridings was a living legend among Baptist preachers. His exceptional homiletical skills placed him in the category of such notable expository preachers as Stephen Olford, Ron Dunn, and Adrian Rogers. His legacy as a pastor, professor, and previous president of Fruitland Baptist Bible College will continue throughout the years as […]