Asbury Seminary Faculty Member Wins Christianity Today 2024 Book Award

Dr. Thomas McCall, along with Dr. Matt T. Friedeman and his son, Dr. Caleb T. Friedeman, won a Christianity Today 2024 Book Award in the Theology (academic) category. They authored “The Doctrine of Good Works: Reclaiming a Neglected Protestant Teaching” (Baker Academic). Dr. Thomas McCall is the Timothy C. and Julie M. Tennent Chair of […]

Advent Vespers 2023

Watch the Livestream Recording Asbury Seminary’s annual Advent Vespers service of sacred Christmas music and candlelight returns, featuring the Asbury Seminary Singers with orchestra and the Kalas Kids’ Choir, all under the direction of Rev. Danny Key. This year’s theme, “The Yearning,” explores how all creation longs for the Messiah, who was born in Bethlehem, […]

Asbury Theological Seminary Signs MOU with Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary

Asbury Theological Seminary signed a MOU with Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary on October 18, 2023, to collaborate on leadership development in the global church through theological education. Dr. Gregg A. Okesson, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Asbury Seminary, signed the agreement along with Rev. Dr. Ivan Rusyn, President of Ukrainian Evangelical […]

Asbury Seminary Welcomes Three New Hires

Asbury Theological Seminary announces the hiring of Rev. Dr. Charles O. Galbreath as Assistant Professor of Ministry, Dr. Stanley John as Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies, and Rev. Dr. Ron Walborn as Executive Director of Urban Initiatives. “I am thrilled to welcome Rev. Dr. Charles Galbreath and Dr. Stanley John to our faculty. They bring […]

Asbury Seminary Welcomes New Registrar

Asbury Seminary welcomes Allan Varghese Meloottu as the new Registrar at Asbury Theological Seminary. Previously, Allan served as the Manager of International Services. He will continue to serve as the regulatory arm of international affairs, and the Designated Student Official (DSO) responsibilities will move under the Registrar’s Office. Allan will work directly with Enrollment Management […]

Asbury Theological Seminary Announces $2 Million Endowed Scholarship for Mental Health Counseling

Asbury Theological Seminary announces a grant of $2 million from the Bobbie Bailey Foundation of Tucker, Georgia, to establish an endowed scholarship for the Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. The grant was announced today by Audrey Morgan, Chairman and CEO of the Foundation and Bobbie Bailey’s sister and business partner. Bailey was an […]

Asbury Seminary Awarded Lilly Endowment Grant

Asbury Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1,225,460 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help develop and implement a learning community titled, “Growing Families,” using digital teaching resources, experiential learning at home, and small group accountability. The project is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s Christian Parenting and Caregiving Initiative. The aim of the initiative is […]

Asbury Theological Seminary signs MOU with the Logos Academy of Ministry and Mission

On July 17, 2023, during President Timothy C. Tennent’s visit to Australia, Asbury Seminary signed a partnership agreement with Logos Academy of Ministry and Mission (LAMM) in Malvern East, Victoria. Per the agreement, Asbury Seminary and LAMM will collaborate to provide theological training to both clergy and lay members of local churches. This training will occur […]

Asbury Seminary Welcomes New Director of Student Services

Asbury Seminary welcomes Rev. Chriss Rooney as the new Director of Student Services. She joined the Enrollment Management team on June 1, 2023.  Chriss is passionate about academic and spiritual growth in the body of Christ. She has served in diverse educational and ecumenical contexts. She worked in the field of education for 20 years […]

Dr. Stephanie Raglin Announced as Chair of the Opioid Abatement Commission

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton has announced Dr. Stephanie Raglin, Asbury Theological Seminary alumna and Board of Trustees member, as chair of the Opioid Abatement Commission, according to a June 14 article in the Lexington Herald Leader. Major resources to fight the opioid epidemic will come from the National Opioid Litigation settlement, and the Opioid Abatement […]