Retired professor, Dr. Jim Edmonds, was an inspiration

by Kevin Moore HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc) -- On Wednesday morning April 24, 2013, after an extensive battle with cancer, Dr. Jim Edmonds went to be with the Lord whom he loved and faithfully served throughout his life. Jim was a Professor of Business Law at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) for 31 years before his deteriorating health … Continue reading Retired professor, Dr. Jim Edmonds, was an inspiration

Retired Freed-Hardeman teacher passes away

HENDERSON, Tenn.(BNc) -- Eugene Hibbett, 80, retired longtime science teacher at Freed-Hardeman (FHC) died Saturday, Oct. 6. Hibbett leaves behind his wife Jacqueline, daughter and son-in-law Lynne and Kevin Moore, and son and daughter-in-law Lee and Sarah Hibbett, and four grandchildren, Loren and Kaitlyn Moore, and Elizabeth and Rachel Grace Hibbett. He is also survived … Continue reading Retired Freed-Hardeman teacher passes away

East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions announces new director

by Jody L. Apple, Director of Information Technology KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) -- Dr. David Lipe, former professor at Freed-Hardeman University, became the new director of East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions (ETSPM) effective April 30, 2012. With many years' experience in both church and academic arenas, Dr. Lipe is highly qualified to direct ETSPM. … Continue reading East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions announces new director

Digital version of Freed-Hardeman Lectureship available

HENDERSON, TN (BNc) – E-text versions of the 76th Annual Bible Lectureship of Freed-Hardeman University are now available, according to Tom L. Childers. The 76th lectureship will be held Feb. 5-10, 2012. The 2012 lectureship book of 490 pages written by nearly 100 writers deals mainly with General Epistles: James to Jude. It will be … Continue reading Digital version of Freed-Hardeman Lectureship available

New missionaries in Scotland

by Jon Galloway EAST KILBRIDE, Scotland (BNc) -- We welcomed a new coworker to East Kilbride this summer. Richard and Mary Harp moved over on 23rd June with a five-year commitment to work with the congregation in East Kilbride. Richard and Mary both attended Freed-Hardeman University. Richard received both his Bachelor and Masters Degrees from … Continue reading New missionaries in Scotland

William Woodson dies

by Dale Jenkins COLUMBIA, Tenn. (BNc) -- On Sep. 4, at about six in the evening, brother William Woodson of Walker Country, Ala., former chairman of the Bible department at Freed-Hardeman University, first chair of the DLU Bible graduate program, and former minister at Granny White died. The last year his health had gone down … Continue reading William Woodson dies

Mrs. Leonard Johnson passes

by Tom Childers MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BNc) -- Bernice Cagle Johnson, 99, passed away August 5, 2010. She was the wife of Leonard Johnson, former Freed-Hardeman University Bible faculty member and co-founder of Faulkner University. She served as part of Faulkner's first faculty. Bernice supported her husband as a college professor at Christian universities in Alabama, … Continue reading Mrs. Leonard Johnson passes

Preacher and professor Coleman Crocker dies

by Tom Childers MAURY CITY, Tenn. (BNc) -- Coleman Crocker, 75, of Maury City, and formerly of Union City, died July 3 at his home. His funeral was Monday, July 5, in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home in Union City. Richard McCaskill and Keith Parker officiated, with burial in Fremont Cemetery. Brother Crocker was … Continue reading Preacher and professor Coleman Crocker dies

Authors and publishers prominent at FHU Lectures

HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc) -- The Bible Bookstore will host book signings for eight authors during the Freed-Hardeman lectureship week.  Come by and meet these authors: Bruce Morton, Jay Lockhart, Phil Sanders, Dwina Willis, Debbie Bumbalough, Cynthia Guy, Allen Webster and Brad Price. Don't forget to stop by and meet Barbara A. Oliver, who will be … Continue reading Authors and publishers prominent at FHU Lectures

FHU team considers Scotland

by Jon Galloway EAST KILBRIDE, Scotland (BNc) -- Five young Christians in the process of forming a mission team visited Scotland in March. The team plans to begin a new work. They are very interested in coming to Scotland, so we spent a week showing them areas where new congregations are needed, primarily in the … Continue reading FHU team considers Scotland

Memorial Service Set for Shane Ruiz

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (BNc)- After more than a week of futile searching, a memorial service for Shane Ruiz has been set. Freshman college student Shane was drowned in Dominican Republic March 19 while on a mission trip with Freed-Hardeman University. His parents are returning today to the U.S. The memorial service for Shane will be held … Continue reading Memorial Service Set for Shane Ruiz

Campaigner Presumed Drowned in Dominican Republic

Check back for updates. Last update: 19:48 UTC. HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc)- A Freed-Hardeman University student is presumed drowned while swimming yesterday, March 19. Shane Ruiz was on a mission trip with Freed-Hardeman University in the Dominican Republic and got sucked away by an undertow while swimming. He's officially reported missing for the time being. Two … Continue reading Campaigner Presumed Drowned in Dominican Republic

FHU Announces New President

by Associate Editor Joe May HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc)- Dr. Joe Wiley has been named the 15th president by the board of trustees at Henderson, Tenn.-based Freed-Hardeman University. He replaces Dr. Milton Sewell, who announced his retirement last year. According to a press release issued by the university, Wiley is an Oklahoma native who has served … Continue reading FHU Announces New President