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Jason Vickers appointed to the Faculty of Asbury Theological Seminary

Asbury Theological Seminary is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Jason Vickers to the position of Professor of Theology. Since 2006, Dr. Vickers has served on the faculty of United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He is an effective teacher and well-known author and scholar, having published numerous books and articles in the area… Read More »


Ministry Conference 2015 begins on March 17


McKenna School of Education dedication

The McKenna School of Education was dedicated on the campus of the Immanuel University in Hyderabad, India, on January 29th, 2015. The school is named in honor of David and Janet McKenna, Asbury Theological Seminary’s president and first lady from 1982-1994. Dr. Rob McKenna, Chair of the Department of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Seattle Pacific University,… Read More »


Dr. Witherington to appear on new CNN series

Finding Jesus: Fact, Faith, or Forgery A new CNN series set to premiere on March 1 “blends science and archeology” to explore six religious relics that some say could provide key information about Jesus. Dr. Ben Witherington, Jean R. Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, will be appearing on… Read More »


Beeson Preaching Series with Dr. Tory Baucum (Feb 17-19)

WILMORE, KY—Asbury Seminary hosts Dr. Tory Baucum Feb. 17-19 for the annual Beeson Preaching Series titled, “The Rhetoric of Reconciliation: The Three Moments of Peace-Making.”  This year’s theme is based on John 4, in which Jesus forgives the Samaritan woman. Baucum will speak in chapel Tuesday-Thursday, as well as host a lunch talk-back session on… Read More »


2014 Jessamine Co Chamber of Commerce Award

Asbury Theological Seminary was recognized as the 2014 Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year at the Chamber’s annual banquet on January 22, 2015. “This award is presented to a business or organization that goes above and beyond in our community – setting high goals and reaching them – and representing our community… Read More »


Announcing Asbury’s Sabbath Experience: Trying God’s Splendor Out


Asbury Seminary Receiving Site Visits From ATS and SACSCOC

Asbury Theological Seminary will be receiving its ten-year visit from The Association of Theological Schools, March 9-12 and The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, April 28-30. Comments concerning the accreditation of Asbury Seminary are welcomed. For more information, please see our accreditation page.


Asbury Seminary Elects Four New Trustees

At its Fall 2014 meeting, Asbury Theological Seminary elected four new members to its Board of Trustees. Their terms of office will begin in January 2015. The Reverend Anna Jackson is an experienced United Methodist pastor in the Florida Conference.  A 1995 graduate of the Seminary, Jackson previously served in the Wesley Foundation at Texas… Read More »


2014 Alumnus of the Year

SHARON YANCEY CHOSEN ASBURY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Sharon Yancey will receive the Distinguished Alumni of the Year award for 2014. Yancey is a 1979 graduate of the Seminary. Four years ago she began a program model that has become known as, “The Matthew Initiative,”… Read More »