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McKenna School of Education dedication

February 26, 2015

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

February 11, 2015

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)

February 4, 2015

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

January 28, 2015

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

Asbury Seminary Receiving Site Visits From ATS and SACSCOC

January 21, 2015

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

January 6, 2015

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

December 22, 2014

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

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBERS HONORED

December 15, 2014

For the first time in its history, Asbury Seminary has named an honorary Chair of the Board of Trustees. Bishop Sundo Kim was granted that honor in the Fall meeting of the Board on November 11, 2014. Bishop Kim is a world-renowned Christian leader, whose influence extends far beyond his native Korea. He is the Read More

GWINN TO BECOME NEW ASBURY SEMINARY BOARD CHAIR

December 15, 2014

The Asbury Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has elected Bishop Alfred W. Gwinn, Jr., as its new Board Chair. His three-year term will begin January 1. Bishop Gwinn is a retired bishop of the United Methodist Church, having served most recently as the bishop of the North Carolina Conference. He is one of eight Asbury Read More