New Testament scholar Craig Keener releases three books Summer 2016

Dr. Craig Keener recently released Mind of the Spirit, Spirit Hermeneutics, and The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible. In these works, Dr. Keener uses ancient background to help researchers, faculty and students engage with Scripture in contemporary ways, using a historical and theological foundation. “These three books were not written together, but happened to all… Read More »

Asbury Seminary announces online degree options

Asbury Theological Seminary prepares both men and women to answer the call to ministry with new online degree options. These degrees include the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master of Arts [T.S.] Philosophy and Apologetics, or Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation degrees. These degrees prepare students to lead and minister within… Read More »

Asbury Seminary’s Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Accredited

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CaCREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following programs in the Counseling Department at Asbury Theological Seminary: M.A. in Mental Health Counseling. “We are extremely proud and grateful for the hard work of… Read More »

Asbury Seminary Grads Elected UM Conference Bishops

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that two of the recently elected United Methodist bishops in the USA are graduates of the Seminary. Bishop Frank Beard and Bishop James Nunn were elected to the North Central Jurisdictional Conference and the South Central Jurisdictional Conference respectively. “We are delighted that Asbury Theological Seminary continues to… Read More »

Asbury Seminary Announces Director of Hispanic Distributed Learning

Asbury Theological Seminary announces Dr. Mark Abbott as the Director of Hispanic Distributed Learning. In his new position, Dr. Abbott will coordinate bilingual course design and development to help Hispanic students and faculty embrace the tools needed for successful online learning. Dr. Abbott joins Dr. Danny Roman Gloro, recently promoted Director of the Hispanic Initiative,… Read More »

Asbury Theological Seminary Responds to Violence with Reconciliation

Asbury Theological Seminary expresses our sadness at the acts of violence that have swept our nation. We decry these recent acts, but also grieve with those families and communities who experience injustice daily without mention. We seek to offer hope through prayer and the ministry of reconciliation found in Christ Jesus and expressed in 2… Read More »

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 »