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Announcing New Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management & Operations on the Florida Dunnam Campus

Eric Currie rejoins the Asbury Theological Seminary family as the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management and Operations on the Florida Dunnam Campus. After serving as the Vice President of Enrollment Management at Houghton College for the past three and one-half years, Eric holds more than a decade of experience within higher education. Prior to… Read More »


Our Prayerful Response to the Tragedy in Orlando

The Asbury Theological Seminary community expresses our outrage and sadness at the senseless acts of violence perpetuated on June 12 at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Whether in a church, a theater, a school or a nightclub, we decry these acts of violence and join with millions around the world who are praying for… Read More »


Dr. Fred Long Receives Teacher Who Made a Difference Award

Dr. Fred Long, Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, received a “Teacher Who Made a Difference” award from the University of Kentucky Department of Education at their awards banquet on April 30. “For me, Fred is a scholar who is a breath of fresh air,” Dr. T. Michael W. Halcomb, former student of… Read More »


Drs. Gregg Okesson and Stephen Offutt Co-Author “Advocating for Justice”

Dr. Gregg Okesson, Dean of the E. Stanley Jones School of World Evangelism, and Dr. Stephen W. Offutt, Assistant Professor of Development Studies, at Asbury Theological Seminary published Advocating for Justice: An Evangelical Vision for Transforming Systems and Structure. The book provides practices and strategies for Christians with a desire to transform systems and structures for… Read More »


Philosophy and Religion Scholar Kevin Kinghorn Releases “A Framework for the Good”

Dr. Kevin Kinghorn, professor of philosophy and religion at Asbury Theological Seminary, recently published A Framework for the Good. This book provides an ethical framework for understanding the good and how we can experience it in increasing measure. This original, carefully argued book will interest scholars and graduate students in moral philosophy and philosophy of… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Community Welcomes Syrian Refugee Family

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to welcome and sponsor a Syrian refugee family in partnership with Kentucky Refugee Ministries. The family, who emigrated from Jordan, arrived on April 26. The family has a two-year-old daughter and is expecting their second child. Asbury Seminary announced in the fall of 2015 that it would sponsor a Syrian… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary announces passing of Jay Dargan

Former employee, alum and friend of Asbury Seminary, Javan (Jay) Earl Dargan, passed away on April 21, 2016.  He served as Director of Development from June 1988 – August 2000; Vice President for Advancement from September 2000 – July 2002; Vice President of the Asbury Foundation from August 2002 – April 2005. He then left to… Read More »


Fasting and Prayer for Awakening

By David Thomas – Asbury Seminary Alumnus Fasting is the spiritual discipline of reality, the interior posture of recognizing how radically we depend on God—choosing the hungers of reliance and desperation even when circumstances may be okay.  The truth is, we are always in desperate need of God, though conditions or surroundings may buffer and… Read More »


Asbury Seminary joins the U.S. Fresh Expressions Movement

Asbury Theological Seminary announced its partnership with the U.S. Fresh Expressions team on March 3. The new partnership encourages and enables members of the Seminary faculty, staff and student body to engage in research, training and strategy that will impact the Church domestically and internationally. “Asbury Seminary is excited to partner with Fresh Expressions,” Dr. Timothy Tennent,… Read More »


Donate items for Syrian Family by April 22

Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes a Syrian refugee family in partnership with Kentucky Refugee Ministries on April 25. As their sponsoring community, we must set up their 2-bedroom apartment with furniture and needed supplies by this Sunday, April 24th. Please, donate your gently used or new household items to set up their 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington.… Read More »