Chris Shoemaker

Chris Shoemaker

Chris Shoemaker is director of marketing and public relations at Bluefield (Va.) College.

Home repair and spiritual growth combined to give youth new insights this summer, say project organizers.

The school’s president earlier had announced plans to take a position at a South Carolina university.

The initiative aims to provide a pathway to quality higher education for students in central Appalachia.

Bluefield College program also has “trickle-down effect,” say organizers.

Now retired, Bill Tuck recalls multiple pastorates, academic distinctions and almost 30 books.

After gigs in radio and professional wrestling, Dave Ebert, a graduate of Baptist-affiliated Bluefield College, found his purpose on stage.