Asbury Seminary Alum Tim Johnson Named 2016 Distinguished Alumni of the Year

Asbury Theological Seminary announces Tim Johnson, M.Div. ’01, as the 2016 Distinguished Alumni of the Year. Each year, Asbury Seminary recognizes a graduate whose ministry exemplifies faithfulness, servant-leadership, sacrifice, holiness and Kingdom vision. “The nominations allow us to see the fruit of a ‘well-trained, sanctified, Spirit-filled evangelistic ministry spreading scriptural holiness throughout the world,” Tammy… Read More »

Asbury Seminary students awarded at the Asbury Project, Nov. 10-11

Asbury Seminary co-hosted the Asbury Project with Asbury University, Nov. 10-11. With keynote guest speakers, panel discussions and a student business plan competition, the Asbury Project drew a record attendance, with more than 250 registered guests.  Keynote speakers included Dwight Gibson, The Exploration Group; Chris Horst, Hope International; Lonnie Riley, Meridzo Center Ministries; and John… Read More »

New Testament Scholar Craig Keener Speaks at Korea Evangelical Theological Society & Korea New Testament Society

Dr. Craig Keener, FM and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Seminary recently spoke at this year’s Korea Evangelical Theological Society and at the Korea New Testament Society on October 29,2016. “It was a great honor to be invited as a plenary speaker at the Korea Evangelical Theological Society on the conference topic… Read More »

Asbury Theological Seminary hosts the Asbury Project Nov. 10-11

Asbury Theological Seminary’s Office of Faith, Work and Economics co-hosts the Asbury Project on the Kentucky Campus, Nov. 10-11, 2016, with Asbury University’s Howard Dayton School of Business. The Asbury Project encourages business and theology to come together to effect creative change in the world. As part of the Asbury Project, Rev. Lonnie Riley of… Read More »

Ken and Barbara Larson donate 27th Torah Scroll to Asbury Seminary

Ken and Barbara Larson had no idea that God was calling them to donate Torah scrolls to seminaries around the world when they said yes to Him. Originally, they said yes to a mission trip to Tajikistan. When that trip was cancelled, they realized that God had other plans. They kept saying yes, and to… Read More »

Faculty Publications Fall 2016

Books Arnold, Bill. The World around the Old Testament: The People and Places of the Ancient Near East, edited with Brent A. Strawn. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2016 Bevins, Winfield. A Sower’s Guide to Church Planting. Seedbed Publishing, 2016 Kalas, J. Ellsworth. The Story Continues: The Acts of the Apostles for Today. Abingdon Press,… Read More »

Asbury Seminary dedicates Archaeology and Israel Studies Learning Lab

Asbury Theological Seminary dedicates the G. Herbert Livingston Archaeology and Israel Studies Learning Lab, September 26 at 4 p.m. The lab serves as a museum, learning laboratory, research resource and enhanced classroom on the third floor of Crary-McPheeters. “The learning lab focuses on the real-life dimension of the biblical story,” Dr. Lawson G. Stone, Chair… Read More »

Michael Peterson releases “Science, Evolution, and Religion: A Debate about Atheism and Theism”

Dr. Michael Peterson and Dr. Michael Ruse co-authored Science, Evolution and Religion: A Debate about Atheism and Theism released on July 1. In this Oxford University Press book, each author presents arguments on the relationship of science and religion, the nature of humanity, morality, rationality, and evil and suffering from a theistic or atheistic worldview… Read More »

Asbury Seminary Trustee JoAnne Lyon receives Peace Award

Asbury Theological Seminary Trustee JoAnne Lyon received the World Methodist Council’s 2016 World Methodist Peace Award. The award was presented to Dr. Lyon on September 3 at the World Methodist Council Conference in Houston, Texas. “I am always delighted when I hear of how God is honoring the faithful witness of those who serve as… Read More »

Asbury Theological Seminary dedicates Ashkenazi Torah scroll Sept. 6

Asbury Theological Seminary dedicates a 18th century Ashkenazi Torah scroll donated by Ken and Barbara Larson on September 6, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in McKenna Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. To date, the Larsons have gifted 26 Torah Scrolls to seminaries around the world because they believe it’s important for… Read More »