Proposed amendments to Constitution of Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute
    October 21 2013 by

    The Board of Directors moves that the messengers approve the following amendments to Articles I and III of the Constitution of Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute to change its purpose as set forth in the amended Articles I and III: 
     
    Article I - Name
     
    Current Reading:
     
    This ministry shall be named Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute, hereinafter referred to as “Fruitland.”
     
    Proposed Reading:
     
    This ministry shall be named Fruitland Baptist Bible College, hereinafter referred to as “Fruitland.”

    Article III - Purpose
     
    Current Reading:
     
    The purpose of Fruitland is to provide a high quality Biblical education for persons called into Christian ministries for whom study in a college or seminary may not be presently appropriate. It further serves to encourage additional training in college and/or seminary. Recognizing the Biblical mandate for ministry preparation in II Timothy 2:15, Fruitland shall maintain an atmosphere which encourages development of the whole person for Christian ministry, life, and the practice of personal integrity in ministry.
     
    In keeping with the mandate of the Convention, Fruitland shall foster a spirit of denominational cooperation and sacrificial service to the churches.
     
    Proposed Reading:
     
    The purpose of Fruitland Baptist Bible College in its associate degree and certificate programs is to glorify God, serve the local church, and fulfill the Great Commission, by developing Christian leaders who think biblically, communicate the gospel effectively, and serve in Christ’s kingdom with godly character, competence, and commitment. 
     
    Fruitland accepts students with various and/or limited academic preparation. Recognizing the biblical mandate of ministry preparation in 2 Timothy 2:15, Fruitland shall maintain an atmosphere which encourages development of the whole person for Christian ministry, life, and the practice of personal integrity in ministry.
     
    In keeping with the mandate of the Convention, Fruitland shall foster a spirit of denominational cooperation and sacrificial service to the churches.
     

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