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A Mighty Rushing Wind

A Mighty Rushing Wind

Editor’s note: The following was written by Angela Ramage, former TFC trustee and alumni board member. When I stepped up to the window of the old dining hall to take this photo I was not expecting to feel anything other than the need to photograph the fireplace before the wrecking ball hit. Soon the old […]



Christmas 1958

Dear Folks, As we approach Christmas, my mind is filled with memories of things in my life, which had their beginning during this season. On Tuesday night before Thanksgiving 1898, as a teenage boy in the home of my Sunday School teacher, I accepted Christ as my personal Savior. I gave my first public Testimony […]



Love Letters to Home

Love Letters to Home

Editor’s Note: In 1936 during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Richard Forrest was away from home on a “round the world” trip. Evelyn had been scheduled to travel with him but an accident—a slip on a bedroom rug—earlier that year prevented her from going. She had gone with him in 1930, but she would never […]



Richard & Evelyn Forrest

Richard & Evelyn Forrest

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January 7, 2008

All things new With the trappings of Christmas neatly packed away, thoughts turn to a new year—one that promises new beginnings, new challenges, and new opportunities. Leo, the guy that takes care of the yard, recently went through a list of things that he planned to do while the weather was still cold. He would […]



December 24, 2007

Christmas at Toccoa Falls in 1918 Editor’s note: The following is written by Rev. John Hubbard, who was an early principal. His account of Christmas at Toccoa Falls was published in the school’s monthly newspaper entitled Southern Greetings. “The Christmas season was a joyous occasion at the school. All of the workers and almost all […]



Evelyn Forrest's Trip to Palestine

Evelyn Forrest's Trip to Palestine

Editor’s note: The diary that contained the Forrest’s trip to Africa in 1930 was recently discovered and we want to share it with you now. Dr. and Mrs. Forrest left Toccoa on February 3, 1930. The diary that you have been reading each week actually follows this one. During a recent search of the archives […]