Rev. Dr. Matthew Porter, Asbury Seminary Alumnus, Consecrated the Bishop of Bolton

The Reverend Dr. Matthew Porter, alumnus of Asbury Theological Seminary, will be consecrated the Bishop of Bolton, a town in Greater Manchester in North West England. His consecration will take place in June, succeeding the Right Reverend Mark Ashcroft. Reverend Porter, an author and a father of five, was ordained in the Diocese of Sheffield […]

Global Methodist Church Announces Asbury Seminary as a Recommended Educational Institution

WILMORE, KY – The Global Methodist Church announced today that Asbury Theological Seminary is a recommended educational institution for the completion of the educational requirements for ordination. This official recognition solidifies the collaboration between the two organizations and aligns with Asbury Seminary’s mission to equip the next generation for the ongoing ministry of the Church. […]

Congressional Honor for Asbury Seminary

In September 2022, Senator Mitch McConnell read to the Senate a congressional honor of the 100th anniversary of Asbury Theological Seminary. Senator McConnell asked his colleagues to join him in honoring what he called “this renowned Kentucky institution” and “its outstanding contributions to our Nation’s spiritual strength.” Senator McConnell outlined the founding of Asbury Theological […]

Asbury Seminary Welcomes New V.P. of Formation

Asbury Theological Seminary announces the hiring of the Reverend J. Matthew Barnes, PhD, as the Seminary’s new Vice President of Formation. The national search for this very important position brought in a diverse pool of candidates, each with unique strengths. Dr. Barnes emerged as the top candidate after the second round of interviews. Dr. Barnes […]

Asbury Seminary Celebrates 100 Years of The Whole Bible for the Whole World; Launches Global Alumni Center

Asbury Seminary celebrates 100 years of equipping students to serve around the world by celebrating our more than 13,000 alumni. We have alumni serving in every time zone, in every state, and on every continent. Together they are reaching the world through churches, mission fields, trash dumps, inner cities, national parks, universities, coffee houses, businesses, […]

Advent Vespers 2022

Watch the Livestream Asbury Theological Seminary extends an invitation to our annual Advent Vespers service, which will be held in Estes Chapel on Sunday, December 4th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s program, “Celebrate!” features the Seminary Singers accompanied by an orchestra, under the direction of Rev. Danny Key. As Asbury Seminary celebrates its 100th […]

Asbury Seminary Mourns the Passing of Bishop Sundo Kim

Asbury Theological Seminary announces with great sadness the passing of Bishop Sundo Kim in Seoul, Korea, on Friday, November 25th, 2022, shortly before his 92nd birthday. Bishop Kim originally trained as a medical surgeon in the army of North Korea. During the Korean conflict, he made his way to South Korea and served for some […]

Rev. Sam Zulu — 2022 Asbury Seminary Distinguished Alumnus

As the Field Director for the Zambia Center for Biblical Understanding with The Word Is Out, Rev. Sam Lael Mwase Zulu dreams of reaching the continent of Africa with the truth of Jesus Christ. Using the Inductive Bible Study (IBS) method, Rev. Zulu trains pastors and church leaders to observe, interpret and apply Scripture so […]

Asbury Theological Seminary Welcomes N. T. Wright November 15-17, 2022

WILMORE, KY—Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes world renowned Bible scholar N. T. Wright to their Wilmore campus November 15-17, 2022. Wright is coming as part of the Seminary’s series of centennial celebration events that began in September 2022 and will continue through December 2023. He will be giving the chapel address each day in Estes Chapel […]

Asbury Seminary Celebrates 100 Years of Resilience

Asbury Seminary marks the completion of its first 100 years by thanking God for the past and looking forward to the future. As the Seminary reflects on its history, we remember God’s faithfulness and have highlighted a few historic milestones. We also celebrate God’s provision for the future with the Hundredfold Campaign that will continue […]