Joined Fort Wayne Bible College as part-time instructor
Became a full-time faculty member
Became the college's Director of Institutional Research
Published book, "Bible History Visualized"
Dr. William Forest Weddle was a long-time, beloved faculty member of Fort Wayne Bible College. After an active ministry as a assistant pastor at the Gospel Temple and then as pastor in Columbia City, he first started teaching on campus in 1950 (part-time) then full-time in 1957.
He taught mostly Bible courses, Biblical Archelogy, Biblical Backgrounds among others, drawing on his vast knowledge and experience of the Holy Land. He was also the Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Placement. In this role, he aided the college in its NCA accreditation efforts.
Among numerous sermons, both written and on tape, Dr. Weddle authored a self-published book, A Chart Course in Bible History With Historical Outlines of Contemporary Nations, as well as his doctoral thesis. He continues to be remembered for his knowledge, wisdom, versatility, talent, compassion, friendship and devlotion to the Lord Jesus Christ.