Jason (’96) and Heather (Ingalls ’95) Brenenstuhl

We are currently in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at Wyldewood Baptist Church where Jason has been the Senior Pastor for the last 4 years.  After moving back to the States from Zambia, Africa we worked out in New York as an assistant pastor for Dr. Rodger Bottrell.  In 2009 we moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin where Jason worked as an assistant pastor/youth pastor for about 4 years before becoming the Senior pastor.  Heather has taught in Wyldewood Christian School and is currently working as a secretary for the church.  We have 5 children – Harmony is 18 and has just graduated from High School.  She is currently working as a receptionist for our local hospital and plans on going to Bible College in a year.  Joshua is 17 and is a Senior in High School.  He is enjoying soccer and basketball and Bible Quiz meets with other churches in Wisconsin.  Hannah is 15 and a Sophmore in High School.  She loves music, and friends, and school drama plays.  Reagan is 11 and is in 6th grade where he is enjoying finally making the soccer team and competing in our Wednesday night Kings Kids program.   Jackson is 7 and in 2nd grade and enjoys friends, school, and collecting frogs and bugs from anywhere he can find them.  Our long term plans are to continue as Senior pastor of Wyldewood Baptist Church and working with our current outreach ministries.  We have several missions ministries based out of our church – Baptist Couriers for Christ reaching into the eastern European countries; Wings as Eagles a flight based missions program that teaches young men to fly as well as running missions trips into Mexico, Canada, Alaska, various areas of the United States and as far out as Cameroon Africa; Master Craftsmen is a ministry that helps other churches with their building projects; and Bearing Precious Seed where we print John and Romans and tracts and other Bible materials to help churches all over the world.  We are also reaching out to our communities and State through our Kings Daughters ministry- a ladies meeting for churches across Wisconsin, Teen Mania – a teen meeting for churches across Wisconsin, Blue and White Sunday – reaching out to our surrounding law enforcement; and Wyldewood Watchmen – our ministry reaching out into the political world.  We are excited to see what God can do in our hometown, across the state, and into the rest of the world.

The Brenenstuhls

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Campus Improvements

This summer's campus renovations included new flooring in the dining hall, remodeled bathrooms in the men's dormitory, tree removal and landscaping by the gazebo, construction of a retaining wall by the ladies' dormitory, needed repairs in the ladies' dorm rec. room, and a complete rebuild of the ladies' dorm front entry.

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Opening Week

The 40th year of Fairhaven Baptist College began last week.

We praise the Lord for the students that God has sent here to Fairhaven Baptist College.  We count it a privilege to train servants for His service! The highlight of the week was having Dr. Mike Allison here to preach in chapel.  Dr. Allison, who is pastor of Madison Baptist Church in Madison, Alabama, is always a blessing when he comes, and this year was no exception.  Dr. Allison's two daughters, Kari Smith ('02) and Kathy Ashley ('93), are both graduates of FBC.  Dr. Allison also spoke at our annual Stewardship Banquet.

Follow the link to watch the video.

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Eli (’97) and Mari-lyn (Looman ’01) Schrock

Watch the informative video to see what God is doing in Cambodia.

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Dave and Mary (’80) Barker

Scripture Memory Ministry
Every word of God is pure. Proverbs 30:5
David and Mary Barker
110 S. Mineral Springs Rd.
Porter, IN 46304
Home: (219) 926-5161 cell: (219) 771-9916

Dear Praying Friends in Christ,

This year is going very well. We had some wonderful meetings in Florida with many good salvation and other decisions in January and February. We had our model trains with us on this trip and we set it up in several churches. It helped bring out many visitors. I even had the privilege to speak at a boy’s ranch while in Florida! This was something new and exciting for me; and what a thrill to see the altar filled during the invitation!

My wife and I have also been to Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee already this year. Many of these meetings were 3 and 4 day revivals, and one of them was a soul winning seminar. I also preached at 2 graduations. That was certainly an honor and a privilege.

We will be traveling to Arkansas, and then to two meetings in the Chicago area before I travel out to the Pacific northwest for several Vacation Bible Schools. The churches in Washington and Idaho will be enjoying the model train layout with their VBS programs. I am excited about taking with me a teen boy to help with the trains, VBS, and to learn about the ministry. I will also be going to a new church in Oregon. Mrs. Barker will be staying home to enjoy a long needed break, and to spend time with her family.

Please pray that God will continue to bless our ministry and supply our needs. We also ask that you pray for safety on the roads for us as we travel. We are still looking for more churches to support us. We are excited to travel to churches trying to get them into their Bibles, and to depend upon God’s Word for the answers.

In His Service,

David and Mary Barker

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FBC Update – Student Internships

Our students are encouraged to enhance their college instruction through practical ministry service, including internships. A few of the students involved in the 2016 summer internship program are pictured below.

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Dustin Brinkerhoff preaching at Incheon Int'l Baptist Church in South Korea.

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Joseph Payton (left) and Ben Martin (middle) ministering to children at a VBS.

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Bethlie Hall (second from the right) and Jennifer Damron (far right) with the Rich family in Zambia, Africa.

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Cassie Boal (middle) ministering at Teen Camp 2016.

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Michael Santucci at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ohio.

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Michael Santucci traveled to Belize, Central America, as a part of his internship at Cornerstone.

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Nicole James preparing for a VBS in Maryland.

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Ben Martin working on the grounds of Hunt Valley Baptist Church.

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Heather Hunt (left) and Jim Hunt (not pictured) assisted throughout the summer at Camp Fairhaven.

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Dustin Brinkerhoff teaching in Korea.

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Sara Dupre (along with David Crego, Valerie Hart, and Raechel Liss) was a counselor at Wildwood Camp, a ministry of Independent Baptist Church in West Virginia (Pastor Terry Cumberland).

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Courtney (’00) and Portia (Wallace ’07) Lewis

Cornerstone Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois, recently celebrated its 8th Anniversary. Courtney Lewis ('00) is the pastor of Cornerstone. Click on the video below for an encouraging recap.

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Travis (’97) and Stacey Burke

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FBC Update – Summer Travel

Since college graduation, various FBC groups and representatives have traveled across the nation and even to foreign countries. Included below are some pictures from one of the ensemble trips as well as Todd and SongSu Wright's trip to Europe.
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The Wrights in Germany

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The Wrights enjoyed a visit with Pastor and Mrs. John Radank and Pastor and Mrs. Bob Radank and their two boys.

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John Radank is the pastor of Hohenfels Baptist Church.

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Bob Radank is the pastor of Freie Baptisten Gemeinde.

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Todd (FBC Alumni) and Judith Martin were able to travel with the Wrights for most of their trip. Todd was saved and met his wife, Judith, at Eifel Baptist Church in Germany. Eifel Baptist was one of the churches where the Wrights were able to represent the college.

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Tom (’84) and Shelley Furse

In August 1981, I became the oldest student to have enrolled as a Fairhaven Baptist College student. I had come from a business career in Marketing and Sales for an international hotel corporation. Needless to say, I was old enough to be the father of most of the enrolling freshmen. I was marked as the ‘old man‘.

On April 29, 2016, I turned 72 years old. I was saved at the age of 27 and was called to preach ten years later. You could say I was a late bloomer. Ever since then we have striven to do what the Fairhaven Baptist College verse says in Psalm 90:12 “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” I submitted to God’s Call in living according to Psalm 90:12 and other life verses such as Psalm 91:2; Proverbs 3:5,6; Galatians 2:20 and Jude 22. Each verse has had a major impact upon my life walk with GOD. Much of that life walk was founded on the Biblical precepts taught under the pastoral leadership of Dr. Roger Voegtlin and many others who were brought across our life path over these forty+ years. Certainly Dr. Frank Bumpus, Bethel Baptist Church, Schaumburg, IL, Dr. Gary Coleman, Lavon Drive Baptist Church, Garland, TX, and Dr. Wayne Williams, Liberty Baptist Tabernacle, Rapid City, SD, come to mind; where these dear men of God pastored Shelley and I as well.

We have enjoyed our lives under HIS watchful care, where I was allowed to pastor; to serve as a prison chaplain within the USA as well as the former Soviet Union; and now for almost 20 years, serving as Evangelist/Director of the Lighthouse Baptist Press Ministry. From its inception many years ago, LBPM has been printing the WORD of GOD at NO cost to multitudes of Independent Baptist missionaries and their mission works worldwide!

As mentioned above, this past April, I turned 72 years of age and that is when I officially stepped down as the Director of the Lighthouse Baptist Press Ministry. In my retirement years, I am now preaching out as God opens doors of opportunity to do so both stateside and overseas.

Both Shelley and I feel fulfilled with the life God has given us in heeding His call and will in our lives. We have been blessed with two dedicated Christian children, both of whom also graduated from FHBC; our son Matt, who is a church planter [pastor of Mountainview Baptist Church, Custer, SD] and our daughter, Laurie [who serves as a missionary’s wife to her husband, Raymond Jones near Guadalajara, Mexico]…and now a third generation [our six grandchildren] are being raised up to serve HIM as well!

           Psalms 78:5-7 says: “For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children: http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Psalms-78-7/That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:” AMEN!

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