BAPTIST MOUNTAIN MISSION SCHOOLS, FEATURING A.E. BROWN AND MARS HILL UNIVERSITY. Charles W. Deweese. Today’s Mars Hill University, situated in the mountains of Western North Carolina, stands out as a premier contribution of last century’s Baptists to the present and future of innovative higher education. The historical record is clear: early leaders of the Baptist mountain mission school program maintained close relationships with Mars Hill and often described it as “a mountain powerhouse.” This book presents a pivotal slice of the Mars Hill Story. Paperback. 205 pages. Indexed.