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Tag Archives: Education
A brief overview of the history of Jabbok Bible School, the short-lived Brethren in Christ bible school in the Midwest.
If you live in the Carlisle, Pa., area, consider attending tonight’s course on Brethren in Christ history and theology, taught by Dr. Terry Brensinger.
David E. Byer, a medical doctor with roots in the Brethren in Christ Church, reflects on his recent participation in a Brethren in Christ history seminar.
Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights one journalist’s description of Ontario Bible School — and the plain-clothed Brethren in Christ young people who study there.
Today’s Photo Friday installment showcases the Samuel Rogers Smith home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — the first campus of present-day Messiah College.
Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights the Jabbok Faith Orphanage and Missionary Training Home (later Jabbok Bible School), an institution run by the Brethren in Christ during the first half of the twentieth century. Continue reading
Today’s Photo Friday installment captures a scene from the 1947-1948 academic year at Messiah Academy. Continue reading