Apostolic Bible Institute Alumni

We want to thank you for being a part of the school we love! Your support throughout the years has made it possible for us to continue training ministers for the Gospel of Christ. Over 4,000 students have walked through the doors of ABI and gone on to do amazing things for the Lord. We hope to continue the tradition of the whole gospel to the whole world.

Alumni News

  • Jeremiah and Jennifer Aldwart ‘2015 were elected Section 2 Apostolic Youth Of Iowa committee members.

  • Timothy Wachtstetter ‘1986 of Searcy, AR, elected presbyter of Arkansas Section 11.

  • Scott Webster ‘1987 of Indianapolis, IN, received his RN license.

  • Bishop T.F. Tenney, Alexandria, Louisiana, opened the United States Senate with prayer December 6, 2016. Find the event at Bishop TF Tenney c-span.org. Bro. Tenney received an honorary doctorate from ABI in 1992.

  • Donald and Joanne Sjostrand from Loanoke, Arkansas celebrated 50 years of pastoral service November 4-6, 2016.

  • George, 1985, and Beth Sievers, are pastoring in Llano, TX.

  • Chris, 2010, and Michelle Nicholson are pastor and wife at Fulton, KY, July 17, 2016.

  • Noel Johansen Willis, 1994-1995, Received her Bachelor of Science in Community Psychology at St. Cloud, MN State University, May 6, 2016.

  • Evelyn Drury ‘1970 received her Doctorate in Education from Oral Roberts University on April 30, 2016. She was also selected to receive the “College of Education Overcomer Award” from ORU.

  • Stephanie Barcus ‘1997 St Paul, MN., went to South Korea as an Associate in Missions in March 2016.

  • Joel Roach ‘2003 was elected pastor at Madill, OK, January 2016.

  • Mark and Glenda (Sword ‘1987) Alphin, missionaries to Finland and Iceland held a deputation service at ABI/First UPC, January 2016.

  • William Chapman, 1987, has been installed as pastor in Noblesville, Indiana.

  • ‘Still Flying Full Throttle,’ by Bennie Demerchant, 1962, and Dolly McElhaney, 1958, is a sequel to ‘Full Throttle’ telling the continuing story of Missionaries DeMerchancnts in the Amazon. It is sold at the Pentecostal Publishing House.

  • Hana Sifra Reece was born March 4, 2017 in Ames, IA to Jonathan ‘2008 and Keisha ‘2007.

  • Philicia Jael Jined Frankford was born March 3, 2017 in Knoxville, IA to Phillip ‘2006 and Michelle ‘2008.

  • Micah Finley Goff was born February 28, 2017 in Beaverton, OR to Ryan ‘2014 and Zsanine ‘2012.

  • Daniel James Anderson, son of Stuart and Nicola of Bayport, MN, was born January 23, 2017.

  • Judah Nathaniel Harlan Gillet, was born August 6, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Seth ‘2014, and Leticia ‘2104.

  • Zachery Joel Bryson, son of Joel ‘2007 and Stephanie, was born November 28, 2016 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada.

  • Adalynn May was born October 25, 2016 to Brian and Lacey Beth Roth ‘2008 York, of Wichita Falls, Texas.

  • Charlotte Eileen Lucus was born July 18, 2016 at Chula Vista, CA. to parents Tim, 2011, and Amede, 2008, Lucas.

  • Harrison Miles Feustel was born on April 14. He is the son of Alex ‘2014 and Jennifer ‘2011 Feustel of St. Paul, MN.

  • Timothy ‘2010 and Jordan (Reece) Priessler, of Detroit, Michigan welcomed a daughter, Arwyn Raya, on February 25, 2016.

  • Ethan Ali, son of Nigel ‘2011 and Tamra ‘2010, of Granbury, Texas was born February 23, 2016.

  • Eric and Kimberly ‘2012 Hill’s second son, Peter Bradley was born February 9, in Maple Grove, MN.

  • Hope Haven Haner was born to Phil and Alyson Haner, class of 2009.

  • Charles Ray Berry ‘1953, of Dequincy, Louisiana passed away March 18, 2017.

  • Elton Sermon ‘1964, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away February 8, 2017.

  • Bennie Leigh DeMerchant ‘1961, missionary to Brazil, went to be with the Lord February 8, 2017.

  • Alfred Asarisi ‘1958 of Philadelphia, Mississippi went to be with the Lord February 8, 2017.

  • Curtis O’Neal Pierce ‘1956 of Elgin, Illinois went to be with the Lord February 6,2017.

  • Gary Carter ‘1972 of Panama City Florida passed away October 3, 2016.

  • Edwin H. Caldie, ‘1943, St. Paul, Minnesota went to be with the Lord, December 17, 2016.

  • Kenneth Phaiah(2004-2006), passed away December 16, 2016 at Oneco, Connecticut.

  • Lois Newstrand, of Newark Ohio, and Franklin, Tennessee, former ABI piano teacher, went to be with the Lord, December 14, 2016.

  • Joyce Latta (1954-1955), Stockbridge, Georgia, joined the Lord December 13, 2016.

  • David Hudson ‘1969-1970 from West Virginia passed away October 26, 2016.

  • Jaron Hollingsworth, LaSalle, IL, just completed his first year at ABI, June, 2016. He passed away in a car accident on July 21, 2016.

  • Jeffery Merz, 1969, passed away in a vehicle accident, July 12, 2016.

  • Grace H. Ball, 1939, of Kokomo, Indiana went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2016.

  • Russell William Walters, 1944, of Barron, WI passed away January 9, 2016.

  • Melvin Amundson, 1945, Minneapolis, MN passed away March 14, 2016.

  • Nellie (Mrenca) Bolinger, 1968, Noblesville, Indiana, passed away March 10, 2016.

  • Joy Kellick-Moehlenpah ‘1961 wife of Donn of Lavergne, Tennessee passed away February 19, 2016.

  • Dennis Hollowell ‘1964 of Wichita, Kansas passed away February 9, 2016.

  • Lee Cook ‘1955 Jackson, Missouri went to his heavenly home February 5,2016.

  • Kay Hopwood, 1977, of St. Peters MO, died Saturday, January 9, 2016. 

  • Sarah Orvis (2013) & Christopher Doughty, married in Golden Valley, Minnesota – April 15, 2017

  • Angela Harwood (2007) & Rev. Mike Overton, married in Lisle, Illinois – December 17, 2016

  • Brenden Taylor & Veronica Silva (current Students), married in Duluth, Minnesota – August 20, 2016

  • Jordan Fitzgeral & Jennifer James (current Students), married in Ashland, Wisconsin – August 24, 2016

  • Andrea Millen (2016) & Andrew Leaman, married in Madison, Wisconsin – September 10, 2016

  • David McCuan (2016) & Destiny Mitchell (2016), married in Silvis, Illinois – June 24, 2016

  • Nathan Bynum, (2016) & Markie Kilcollins (2016), married in St. Paul, Minnesota – June 7, 2016

  • Jarvis Yang & Kayla McGillan (Current students), married in St. Paul, Minnesota – June 11, 2016

  • Heather Hilderbrand (2013) & Scott Little, married in McHenry, Illinois – April 16, 2016

  • Justin Bishop (2015) & Rebekah Reece (2013), married in St. Paul, Minnesota – March 12, 2016

  • Wes Conway (2010) & Tracy-Ann Leard, married in New York, New York – February 6, 2016