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Alfred Kalembo Named Asbury Seminary Distinguished Alumnus 2018

Asbury Theological Seminary offers congratulations to Alfred Kalembo, recently chosen as the Seminary’s Distinguished Alumnus 2018. Kalembo, 57, was born in a remote village in Zambia to parents who were never able to attend school. He walked barefoot four miles to school each day. Until the age of 15, he didn’t own a pair of… Read More »


Join the Anglican Formation Institute in 2019

Asbury Theological Seminary invites you to join the Anglican Formation Institute, starting February 11, 2019. The Anglican Formation Institute is designed to help both clergy and lay leaders in the Anglican Church integrate theology with practice. Participants will be challenged to grow in Christian formation and personal development through experiential learning. Registration ends January 1,… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Announces New Board of Trustee Members and Officers

At the fall Board of Trustees meeting, Asbury Theological Seminary elected new officers, including the first African-American Chair, Joseph Harris. The Board also welcomed two new members, Sherree Funk and Hwa Yung. “We are delighted to welcome these new members and new officers to the board,” Dr. Timothy Tennent, President of Asbury Seminary, said. “We… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary hosts the Asbury
Marketplace Summit, Nov. 8-9

Asbury Theological Seminary’s Office of Faith, Work and Economics co-hosts the Asbury Marketplace Summit on the Kentucky Campus, Nov. 8-9, 2018, with Asbury University’s Howard Dayton School of Business. The Asbury Marketplace Summit unites students, pastors, business and community leaders to use entrepreneurship to create social change. “This conference is for you whether you’re a… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Hires New Director of Global Learning

Asbury Seminary is delighted to welcome Mark Vermilion to the Asbury Seminary family as the Director of Global Learning. Mark has served full-time on faculty at three Christian universities: Indiana Wesleyan University, Taylor University and Lee University. In his 15 years of higher education experience, Mark has also developed academic programs and curriculum, led retention… Read More »


Tribute to Wendy Beauchemin Peterson

Wendy Beauchemin Peterson survived a bout with cancer, finished writing her dissertation, and successfully defended A Gifting of Sweetgrass: The Reclamation of Culture Movement and NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community this past May. She received a book offer over the summer, and then, much to our surprise, pain, and sorrow, on September 28th, on a… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Creates Culture of Formation

Asbury Seminary seeks to address pastoral burnout in ministry and other vocational areas by incorporating sustaining formational practices into the curriculum. As part of their course work, students are invited to engage self-selected goals in areas, such as prayer, journaling, Scripture reading, service, and even exercise. “If you come to Asbury Seminary and you just… Read More »


Enrollment at Asbury Seminary Grows for Fifth Consecutive Year

Asbury Theological Seminary announces five consecutive years of enrollment growth with students from around the world seeking to become “theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women.” Asbury Seminary officially welcomed more than 500 new students for the fall semester of 2018 for a total enrollment of 1,710 students. “I am incredibly grateful for the students… Read More »


Zondervan and Seedbed Sign New Publishing Partnership Agreement

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership between Zondervan and Seedbed, the Seminary’s twenty-first century movement and one of the Seminary’s media platforms, whose mission is to gather, connect, and resource the people of God to sow for a great awakening. Seedbed’s growing reputation within the Wesleyan tradition, paired with the… 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 extended until 2024 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… Read More »