Are you considering Bible college? Or do you know someone who is? Look no further! Fairhaven Baptist College was founded 41 years ago to train young people for God's service. Hundreds have been prepared for full-time service as pastors, assistant pastors, missionaries, secretaries, and school teachers. Others have attended Fairhaven to become better-equipped laymen. Go here to see all of the courses of study that Fairhaven Baptist College offers and to view the catalog. Take a campus tour here. Applicants who complete their application online by July 16 will receive a $50 book credit*. Take advantage of this offer and apply [...]
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Baptist History – Elder David Green By Ura Schrock Elder David Green lived in the early 1800’s and was originally from Virginia. He spent most of his life preaching the gospel in North and South Carolina. In 1805 he and several families moved to the bootheel area of southern Missouri, south of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, called Tywappity Bottom. This was the first organization of a Baptist church in the Missouri Territory or west of the Mississippi River in the United States. That original church did not last very long and was reorganized into a more permanent church a few [...]
We're taking this acrostic, B- A- P- T- I- S-T, to review and summarize Baptist distinctives. The “B” stands for the Bible as our only rule for faith and practice. Of course, thinking about next year's preaching conference and that theme of, “A Chosen Generation. ” Timeless truths of separation. Timeless truths of separation? Here is a big problem with a Christian school or a college. Here's a big problem. That school or college gets to create a handbook. Has to really create a handbook, doesn't it? If it's going to have any order. And in that handbook, there [...]
Mark your calendars for God & Country Sunday on August 5 at 10:30 a.m. We love the principles on which America was built and are thankful for God’s blessing on this great land of ours. We also appreciate those who give of themselves to serve our country in an official and service capacity. We want to honor veterans, military service members, elected officials, law enforcement officers, and emergency service personnel. Each honored guest will receive a special gift and is invited, along with their families, to a luncheon following the service. Interested? but want more information? Go here, and we'll be [...]
Camp Advance begins next week and runs through July 27! Ages 4-13. With over 40 years of experience, Camp Advance is dedicated to maturing and strengthening each camper in fun and exciting ways. Your camper will be thrilled with our new and improved, specially- themed weeks (including music and outdoor weeks)! Enroll today - email@example.com! Download the brochure here.
Fairhaven Christian Academy held its annual Kindergarten Graduation on Thursday, May 24. Everyone enjoyed seeing what the K5 students have learned this year. The service also included specials by a high school woodwind string group and the high school choir as well as a message from Ura Schrock. Before we know it, the FCA Kindergarten graduating class of 2018 will soon be the FBA High School graduating class of 2030. Click here or on the picture below to see more pictures.
We were blessed with another wonderful graduation service. This year Dr. Ben Jaquith from Tigard, Oregon, was our commencement speaker. What a joy and privilege to see young people going out to serve the Lord!
We are grateful for the many guests who joined us for Mother's Day. What a better way to spend Mother's Day than in church. Pastor Damron preached a convicting message about the transforming power of the gospel, and afterward all visiting mothers and their families were invited for a special brunch. Praise the Lord for the dining hall being filled with over 220 mothers and their families. [...]
College students enjoyed a fun day at the Turkey Run State Park near Rockville, Indiana. Enjoy the video highlights and picture slideshow below!
Our Dean of Music and his wife, Jeremiah and Kara Mitchell, have recently released their first recording, Grace Greater. The vocal duet recording with piano and string accompaniment is comprised of music meant to highlight God’s goodness extended to the undeserving. The CD is available for purchase at cdbaby and Facebook. It is also available for download and streaming on Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes. For bulk orders, email the Mitchells.
What a wonderful week God gave for Preaching Conference & College Days 2018! We are grateful for all those who joined us. The Lord spoke to many hearts about the overriding theme of the conference which was to separate ourselves for service to Him! If you weren't able to make it, you can order an MP3 of all the services here for only $12. Just follow the link and email us. You can also view videos of the services here.Enjoy the highlight video of College Days and a picture gallery of Preaching Conference below. [...]
This article was taken from a class session by Mrs. Jennifer Wright, professor of Biology at Fairhaven Baptist College. This lecture is called, Human Origins. There are, obviously, two views of human origins. What do you think the two views are based on? Evidence or paradigm? It's based on your paradigm. If you are a creationist, you have one view of human origins and you're most likely not going to be swayed to the other. If you're an evolutionist, you have another view of human origins and you probably won't be swayed the other way, either. Because origins is [...]
Each year Fairhaven Baptist College hosts a Sustainers' Club Banquet. Financial supporters of the college enjoy Christian fellowship, a wonderful meal, student testimonies, special music, and a challenging message. This evening opens our Annual Preaching Conference. If you are interested in joining the Sustainers' Club, follow this link for more information. Click here to see more pictures of the evening.
Camp Advance (Fairhaven's summer day camp) is expanding this summer to include two weeks of specialized teaching -- Music & Outdoor. We will give more information in the coming weeks, but if you are interested in your children (ages 6-13) attending either of these weeks, please use the following links to let us know you're interested. Music Camp (July 9-12) Outdoor Camp (July 16-20)