Students Reaching Students at the New York Bible Institute

One of the best things about working with students at the Bible Institute is seeing a student recognize a need and an opportunity and watching them take the initiative to meet it. In recent weeks, a 2nd-year student, Asher Thompson, approached me with the idea of teaching a discipleship seminar to other 2nd year students interested both in growing in

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From the Desk of Don Lough: February Global Update

Dear Friends: 1 Peter 3:15 challenges us to be primed and ready to explain the hope that only comes through Jesus Christ.   “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear.”  Darla and I are

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Interview with Allison Reda

Allison Reda, a member of the Lady Huskies basketball team, was just named as a member of the HVIAC 2019–2020 All-Conference Team. Check out this interview where she talks a little bit about faith, the Huskies family, and more. What is your name, where are you from, and what sport do you play? My name is Allison Reda, I am

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Camp Changed My Life: Janice and Matthew's Stories

The moment we pulled into The Lodge, my heart just melted. From the young kids holding welcome signs to the warm and friendly check in at the lobby, I was overwhelmed by all the kindness and love we felt. It only got better from there! The week was amazing. We were so blessed by the speaker, the activities, the families

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Meet the Alumnus – Caleb Fetterhoff

What is your name, where are you from, and can you tell us about your family?  My name is Caleb Fetterhoff.  I am from Dauphin, Pennsylvania, though I now live in the Kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa.  I am single, but I’ve made my family a group of semi-nomadic shepherds in the Maloti Mountains. Tell us a little bit

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John C. Whitcomb (1924-2020)

By Tom Davis, Ed.D. Dr. Whitcomb was born on June 22, 1924, at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, DC. His great grandfather lost a leg in the Civil War. His grandfather was an army surgeon, stationed in Cuba where the family became fluent in Spanish, and eventually was in charge of all medical supplies during WWI.  His father was

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The Experience: January

A Word of Encouragement from Mike Paul Harvey was one of America’s favorite radio and TV commentators. He was best known for his segments called “The Rest of The Story”. Here is one called “The Bully and the Boy”. Bavaria, 1934– it was the wrong place and the wrong time to be a Jew. Heinz was born in 1923 to

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Meet the Alumnus: Ken Hayden

What is your name, where are you from, and can you tell us about your family?  My name is Kendall Hayden, but most people know me as Ken. I am from Skowhegan, Maine and lived in Maine with my wife and kids until the fall of 2011 when we moved to western New York. My wife is also an alumnus

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Treasuring Uncertainty Like the Mother of Christ

I always get existential around Christmas and New Year’s. I overthink gift-giving: how many, for who, what to get, and why, if it’s enough, and if I am valuing material possessions too much. I worry about crossing the boundary of satisfaction over into the realm of excess and indulgence: that I’m enjoying myself too much and that my happiness makes

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12 Students Before Christmas- Part Four

On this beautiful Christmas Eve, we reflect upon the thousands of students and campers who have experienced life change at Word of Life. While God is the one who works in each of their lives, we feel so grateful and blessed to be a part of what He is doing– and we would like to invite you to join us.

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