Current Partners

Asbury Seminary has several global partnerships and continues to make more of these crucial connections. Members of our faculty have been teaching abroad for decades, often at the invitation of our countless missionaries and international alumni. We regard these relationships as a unique stewardship as the Holy Spirit uses them to open doors of ministry. Most of our current partnerships are built not only on shared goals but also on deep relational foundations.


Alliance of Mission Research Institutes in Oxford, UK

Partnership Date: September 2020

The Alliance of Mission Research Institutes (AMRI) was founded to establish and sustain a community of global institutions and individuals engaged in mission research, facilitated through a secure online platform.


Asia Theological Association (ATA)

Associate Member
https://www.ataasia.com/

The Asia Theological Association (ATA) is a body of theological institutions, committed to evangelical faith and scholarship, networking together to serve the Church in equipping the people of God for the mission of the Lord Jesus Christ.


Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary in Tallinn, Estonia

Partnership Date: May 2019
Website: www.emkts.ee

The mission of the Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary (BMTS) is to promote spiritual formation and provide applied higher theological education and in-service training. BMTS was founded in 1994 in Tallinn, Estonia, to serve the United Methodist Church in the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and also in the neighboring countries of Russia, Finland, Ukraine and Moldova.


Evangelical Methodist Seminary-University of Costa Rica in San José, Costa Rica

Partnership Date: November 2015
Website: www.facebook.com/Seminario-Metodista-de-Costa-Rica-314522415224645

The Methodist Seminary of Costa Rica emerged in October 1989 in response to an urgent need to train and equip men and women for ministry in the life of the Methodist Church of Costa Rica. The mission of SEUM is “To further the education of those men and women whom God is calling to the work of ministry in the Evangelical Methodist Church of Costa Rica and the world, in terms of excellent theological education committed to preparing them as leaders grounded in Scripture and faithful to living and proclaiming holiness.”


The International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE)

Affiliate Member
Website: https://icete.info/

ICETE is a global community, sponsored by eight regional associations of theological schools, to enable international interaction and collaboration among all those concerned for the enhancement of evangelical theological education worldwide.


Langham Partnership USA

Partnership Date: April 2021
Website: us.langham.org

The Langham Partnership was founded in 1969 by Dr. John Stott. It seeks to equip churches, pastors and leaders to grow in maturity in Christ’s mission. Langham Partnership has three programs – Langham Literature, Langham Preaching, and Langham Scholars. Asbury particularly collaborates with the Langham Scholars ministry to build intellectual capacity and godly leadership in international academics who will serve evangelical churches in their contexts.


Nazarene Theological College in Manchester, UK

Partnership Date: July 2020
Website: nazarene.ac.uk

Nazarene Theological College (UK) was established in 1944 by the Church of the Nazarene to provide a theological education that is both academically sound and practically relevant. It equips men and women with a sound biblical and theological foundation within the Wesleyan Holiness tradition. Through validation with the University of Manchester, Nazarene Theological College offers undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, as well as two research degrees, including the M.Phil. and Ph.D.


Methodist School of Theology of Methodist University of Sao Paulo

Partnership Date: November 2018
Website: portal.metodista.br

The purpose of the Methodist School of Theology of Methodist University of Sao Paulo is to educate Methodist students and the larger Methodist community. Their goal is to make them capable of accomplishing God’s mission through the saving work of God in the world. The objective is to strengthen the quality of the Methodist work in the educational sector, as well as improve the services provided, optimize resources and make the processes involving the institutions more flexible.


One Mission Society (OMS) based in Greenwood, Indiana

Partnership Date: November, 2017
Website: www.onemissionsociety.org

Since 1901, One Mission Society has had one purpose—to see the Gospel of Jesus Christ spread throughout the world, with the greatest number of disciples made, and to see God glorified in all that is said and done to fulfill the Great Commission. OMS is not a seminary itself, but it has been instrumental in establishing over 30 seminaries around the world. Theological education has always been one of its top priorities.


The Overseas Council

Partnership Date: April 2021
Website: overseas.org

The Overseas Council (OC) was founded in 1974 and was based on the conviction that God has called men and women to lead churches and other ministries around the world. OC works to train leaders within their own culture, so they can best address the needs facing their churches and communities. Through this investment in church and ministry leaders, God’s Kingdom is revealed continuously, person by person, small group by small group, community by community. OC supports 130 seminaries and Bible colleges in 70 countries around the world today.


Program for Leadership Advancement and Continuing Education in Mumbai, India

Partnership Date: January 2019
Website: https://www.facebook.com/PLACECorporateCAPsules/

The Program for Leadership Advancement and Continuing Education (PLACE) is an initiative of The Church at Powai in Mumbai, India. The vision of PLACE is twofold. Firstly, to provide ministry professionals and aspirants an opportunity to hone existing skills and stay abreast of new cutting-edge ideas. Secondly, to provide theological training to pastors/persons in ministry, who have not had the opportunity to acquire the same. To this end, PLACE utilizes the expertise and knowledge of world-class scholars to train, equip and enhance the capabilities of those engaged in sharing the “Good News.” With the aim of keeping their ministries relevant and current, PLACE uses formats of education that include one-day seminars and five day intensives.


South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) in Bangalore, India

Partnership Date: January 2019
Website: saiacs.org

South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAICS) is an institute for post-graduate theological studies and research in Bangalore, India. It has an evangelical ethos and pursues excellence for God’s service. SAICS offers post-graduate programs for master of arts, master of divinity and master of theology degrees, as well as programs for doctor of ministry, doctor of missiology and doctor of philosophy degrees. SAIACS mission is to train Christian leaders to demonstrate Christ-likeness and excellence in academics, ministry and missions by offering biblical and contextually relevant postgraduate degree programs in a caring and egalitarian community.


TMS Global

Partnership Date: November 2015
Website: tms-global.org

TMS Global was founded in 1984 to mobilize and deploy the body of Christ globally to join Jesus in His mission, especially among the least-reached peoples. TMS Global has grown to recruit, train and support more than 200 missionaries in more than 35 nations around the world. Partnerships with local churches provide speakers and resources to aid the growth of local church mission awareness and activity. TMS Global ministries include agricultural training, evangelism, church planting, discipleship, teaching, leadership development, medical work and many others.


Urban India Ministries – Family Research Training Institute in Bangalore, India

Partnership Date: January 2019
Website: https://www.uimfrti.org

Urban India Ministries (UIM) exists to APPLY biblical principles and values for marriages and family. To ASSIST individuals and communities to face the challenges of urban living. To ADVOCATE sanctity of life and the institution of marriage. To ALERT the society about the forces that threaten families, in this emerging generation in the cities and surrounding regions. UIM accomplishes this by providing education, counseling, and media resources and working through individuals, local churches, schools and colleges, organizations, corporate institutions, and the government.