Alumni News

Jan
19

Former Fruitland president dies in Thailand at 97

"I'll retire when the devil retires" were famous words of IMB missionary and former Fruitland president Gary Harthcock. Gary passed away January 5th 2017 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Mrs. Evelyn Harthcock passed away in September 2015. The couple had been missionaries in six countries: Antigua, Liberia, Guyana, Mongolia, Combodia and Thailand. Gary commanded a Navy [...]
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Oct
05

Alumni Day 2016 – October 11

Join us Tuesday, October 11, at 10:00 am for the 2016 Alumni Day with guest speakers: Dr. Jim Shaddix and Dr. Jerry Vines. Lunch will be provided free of charge at the conclusion of chapel. Invite your family, friends and church members to enjoy this special time of worship and fellowship. We also invite you on Wednesday, October 12 9:50am […]

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Sep
08

Wyatt-Jarrett Apartments begin construction Fall 2016!

"Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border..." Did you know there is a waiting list for married student housing? Fruitland is busting at the seams.  This week Fruitland is excited to announce the Wyatt-Jarrett Apartments! Thanks to generous donations from Weldon Wyatt (in memory of Rev. H.E. Wyatt who was a Fruitland graduate) [...]
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Mar
31

Founders Day May 3, 2016

The Spring 2016 quarter at Fruitland Baptist Bible College is an exciting time for students and alumni. One of our main events this quarter is Founders Day. Founders Day is on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. This important day is a special time at Fruitland. The speakers for Founders Day are Rev. Tom Tucker and Rev. […]

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Mar
31

Fruitland Couple – Missionaries in Uganda

Charles Nicholson graduated from Fruitland this past December and hit the ground running! Within a month, he and his wife, Cindi, moved to the east African country of Uganda. God put missions on their hearts years ago so during their time at Fruitland they were praying and planning. Charles and Cindi live and work at […]

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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 […]

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Mar
29

Cooperative Program video highlights Fruitland

“Thank you North Carolina Baptists for all your support and everything you’ve done for me personally” –Fruitland student Jade Bender “I have been told by a number of our alumni who have even gone on to receive doctorates that if they could trade-in every degree they have and only keep one they would keep the Fruitland degree” -President […]

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Mar
29

Fruitland Alumnus featured in new Cooperative Program video

Stan Welch, pastor at West Asheville Baptist Church, was recently featured in a short video clip about the Cooperative Program produced by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. The video highlights the important role Fruitland has played in the lives of alumni. Welch explains, “Hands down, the Fruitland degree is my greatest degree. It was […]

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Sep
15

Fruitland dedicates new apartments for married students

The year-long building project is the testimony of giving by many. A new four-unit apartment building for married students dedicated at Fruitland Baptist Bible College Sept. 14 is a testimony about giving, both by one particular Baptist family and by numerous volunteers, churches and businesses. The new building on the college’s main campus at Hendersonville […]

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Aug
27

The Art of Marriage Conference Oct 16-17

Fruitland Baptist Bible College is hosting “The Art of Marriage” conference with Rev. David Webb. The event begins Friday, October 16 ~ 6:00-9:00 pm and continues Saturday, October 17 ~ 9:00 am-3:00 pm. The cost is $25 per person and includes materials & lunch on Saturday. For more information or to register, visit: www.covenantfamilyministry.org

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Aug
27

Nancy Nell Jacumin Apartment Dedication September 14

Shortly before Christmas in 2014, construction began on the Nancy Nell Jacumin Apartments on the Fruitland campus. The apartments will feature two 3-bedroom and two 2-bedroom units and will be used for the housing of married students with children. The units will replace the mobile homes that have been on campus since the mid 1980s. […]

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Aug
27

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 […]

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