Alumni News

Aug
17

Rev. Robert Ernest Poston

Robert Ernest Poston, 95, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at Pardee Hospital. He was a son of the late Wilson and Kate Poston and was also preceded in death by his wife, Yvette Maynard Poston, who died in 1999, and wife, Alma Poston, who died in 2012. A native of Laflin, MO, he […]

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Jul
15

Family Day Friday August 7th

Bring your family to school with you Friday August 7th: Rev. David Webb will be delivering a message Spouses can sit in on your classes with you We'll have activities for the children Big cookout at 1pm! We hope to see you and your family there!
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Jul
01

Mark Dever at Fruitland

Christ Covenant Community Church wants to make you aware of a special opportunity with Pastor Mark Dever from Capitol Hill Baptist Church (www.capitolhillbaptist.org) and 9Marks Ministries (www.9marks.org) this weekend. Pastor Mark will be preaching at Christ Covenant Community Church (2065 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC) this Sunday, July 26th at 10:30am. A Q&A session will be […]

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Jun
22

New Construction on the Nancy Nell Jacumin Apartments!

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 1980’s. […]

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Mar
21

Jesus is mine

Mature Christians are people who demonstrate several characteristics in their lives. First, a Christian is a person who lives a devoted life surrendered to Jesus. Second, a child of God is also a person who is dedicated to Biblical Theology. As a result of a life centered on God and a Biblical theology, a Christian […]

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Mar
21

Financial Development News Spring 2015

In recent years, Christian institutions of higher education are experiencing some of the most intense financial struggles they have ever known. This has led to the closing (or mergers) of some notable institutions such as Tennessee Temple University and Mid-Continent University. It appears that every Christian college and seminary is working overtime to secure the […]

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Mar
12

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. […]

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Mar
12

Tiller and Sanford Retiring

Fruitland Baptist Bible College is blessed to have a tremendous faculty to teach courses at Fruitland. We want to recognize two professors who have recently retired. After serving for 17 years as professor of Theology, Dr. Carlisle Sanford retired at the end of the fall quarter in 2014. Dr. Sanford was a graduate of Dallas […]

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Mar
12

Founder’s Day – May 5

Founders’ Day is one of the special days held yearly on the campus of Fruitland Baptist Bible College. This year’s Founder’s Day is Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM. This important day is a time of fellowship and worship for our Fruitland alumni, students, and friends as we celebrate the founding of our school and […]

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Mar
05

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 […]

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Nov
10

Dr. Ridings

I am often asked the question, “How is Dr. Ridings doing?”  I always appreciate the concern for this beloved past president ofFruitland and long-time professor of Homiletics.  Dr. Ridings has been moved to the Elizabeth House, which is a family-oriented Hospice facility in Flat Rock, NC. Please pray for Dr. and Mrs. Ridings during these […]

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Oct
10

Come to the Groundbreaking Ceremony!

You are invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Nancy Nell Jacumin Student Family Apartments on Thursday, October 23 at 1:30 PM.  Ken Houston is preparing a special meal for the occasion and will begin serving at 12:45. The ceremony will follow at 1:30 on the building site, which is located just below the Bates […]

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