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First-year Holsby student

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

Mike Dorsey, from Florida, was a student at Holsby Bible School the very first year — back in 1973-74! In a visit this spring to his home in northern Florida, I asked him why he chose to go to Bible … Continue reading

12. June 2017 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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Alumni visits

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

“Alums” return to visit Holsby from both far and near! It’s a joy to renew acquaintance and witness God’s continuing work in their lives. Two such visits were a part of our experience in June. A large family group graced … Continue reading

02. July 2016 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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TEEBEE #18

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

Our group of special little “Teebees” (Torchbearer staff children) continues to increase! Our most recent newcomer is … NAME: David Frederick Stephens DATE: 15 January 2016 TIME: 10:11 a.m. WEIGHT: 4200 grams (about 9 lbs., 4 oz.) LENGTH: 52 cm. … Continue reading

02. February 2016 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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NOT JUST 2nd …  BUT EVEN 3rd!!

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

One of my favorite subjects to write about is the second generation students who come to Holsby. After being able to share all these years of history and God’s great work in individual lives at “Fackelbärarna,” there is great joy … Continue reading

26. October 2015 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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Another 2nd Gen at Holsby!

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

This spring term’s 2nd Gen is a Swede – Johanna Ewens!! She even grew up in the area around Holsby and is no stranger to our center. Johanna writes: I, together with my family, live relatively close to “Fackelbärarnas Centrum” (The … Continue reading

11. May 2015 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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TEEBEE #17

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

“Gift of God”! That is the meaning of the name of our new little Holsby “Teebee” … NAME:  Matteo Zachary Strohm DATE:  4 March 2015 TIME:  9:24 a.m. WEIGHT:  3435 grams (about 7 lbs., 14 oz.) LENGTH:  49 cm. (about 19 … Continue reading

20. March 2015 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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“2nd Gens” for 2014-15

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

It’s always fun to meet the “next” generation of Holsby students. For quite a few years, with very little exception, we’ve enjoyed meeting sons and daughters of our former students. This year we have four “2nd Gens” – all guys, … Continue reading

10. February 2015 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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TEEBEE #16

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

It was almost 9:30 on a Sunday morning! Contractions, two minutes apart, hit without too much warning. Jonathan was scheduled to speak in the morning worship service in the Chapel. Trista called him in his office and related what was happening. Not … Continue reading

03. February 2015 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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A Great Light

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

A Great Light! That was the theme of this year’s Julkonsert (Christmas concert) in Alsedakyrka on 6 December 2014. Jesus said, “I am the light of the world.  If you follow Me, you won’t have to walk in darkness,  because you … Continue reading

09. December 2014 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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The “Teebees” keep coming…

by Donna Schoon - Support Staff

A son was born to our Bible school principal and his wife earlier this month – Luke & Cheryl Thomas! We praise the Lord for the safe delivery of little Hudson. NAME:  Hudson Luke Thomas DATE:  September 2, 2014 TIME:  8:39 a.m. WEIGHT:  3380 … Continue reading

24. September 2014 by Donna Schoon - Support Staff
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