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Dr. Fred Long Receives Teacher Who Made a Difference Award

May 10, 2016

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”

May 9, 2016

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”

May 4, 2016

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

April 26, 2016

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

April 26, 2016

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

April 22, 2016

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

April 21, 2016

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

April 18, 2016

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

Announcement of McKenna Scholars Program

April 18, 2016

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the establishment of the McKenna Scholars Program for Christian Leadership in the Free Methodist Church. This restricted scholarship fund, established by David L. and Janet R. McKenna, is a testimony to their love for both the Free Methodist Church and Asbury Seminary. Dr. McKenna is a 1953 graduate Read More

Day of Prayer, April 25, 2016

April 14, 2016

Dr. Tennent is calling the Asbury Community to come together for a Day of Prayer and Fasting, Monday, April 25, 2016. Following a long Christian tradition, and in the footsteps of those who have led Asbury Seminary down through the years, President Timothy Tennent is calling the entire Asbury community (trustees, friends, alumni, students, faculty and Read More