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Asbury Seminary Creates Two New Schools

Asbury Theological Seminary announces the creation of two new schools: the School of Counseling and the E. Stanley Jones School of Mission and Ministry, launching July 1, 2022. The new School of Counseling represents a transition from a department of Counseling to an official school.  It will position the Seminary for many years of effective […]


Asbury Seminary Welcomes New Director of Career and Calling

Asbury Seminary welcomes Jeremy Fulda as the Director of Career and Calling effective July 11, 2022. Jeremy comes to this position with experience in pastoral ministry, spiritual formation and experience in various cross-cultural settings.  Jeremy graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary with both a Master of Divinity (2012) and Masters of Art in Counseling (2012). Jeremy […]


Asbury Seminary Mourns the Passing of Dr. Jerry Lee Mercer

Asbury Seminary mourns the passing of Dr. Jerry Lee Mercer, Professor Emeritus of Theology and Homiletics at Asbury Seminary from 1972-1999. He also served as Dean of Chapel for three years. Prior to coming to the Seminary, he served as Professor of Religion at Azusa Pacific University from 1965-1972. During his tenure at the Seminary, […]


Asbury Seminary Announces Three New Hires

Asbury Seminary announces the hiring of Rev. Dr. Emilio Alvarez as Associate Provost of Lifelong Learning, Dr. John Ragsdale as Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Stephen Bailey as Associate Professor of Missions and Development Studies. Rev. Dr. Emilio Alvarez is one of the up-and-coming scholars and commentators on the intersection of religious education […]


Asbury Seminary Welcomes New Director of Global Formation

Asbury Seminary welcomes Tracey Farrell as the Director of Asbury Global Formation effective June 13, 2022. Tracey comes to this position with a wealth of experience in pastoral care and counseling. Tracey is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary, with both a Master of Divinity (1997) and Master of Arts in Counseling (1998). Tracey has extensive […]


Dr. Brad Johnson, Asbury Seminary Faculty Member, Shares Whole Bible for the Whole World

Asbury Seminary congratulates Dr. Brad Johnson, Asbury Seminary alum and affiliate professor, on recently being named president of The Word Is Out (TWIO). Since 2018, Dr. Johnson has served as executive director under founder, president and Seminary alum Dr. Alan J. Meenan. Dr. Meenan announced his retirement at TWIO’s May board meeting, and the leadership […]


Asbury Theological Seminary signs MOU with the Global Methodist Church

Asbury Seminary signs a new church planting partnership with the Global Methodist Church, making it the Seminary’s 15th Global Partner and continuing the Seminary’s long-standing and historic commitment to the renewal of the Wesleyan movement around the world. With this partnership, the two organizations commit themselves to church planting and revitalization as an important, ongoing […]


Dr. Michael C. Voigts Releases The Fourth Degree of Prayer

Dr. Michael Voigts, Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation at Asbury Seminary, released The Fourth Degree of Prayer in January of 2022. In this book, Dr. Voigts presents prayer, which is often intimidating, as not something we do, but as part of our very nature. In this short book, he invites readers into a four-stage process […]


Dr. Timothy C. Tennent Publishes Foundations of the Christian Faith

Each of us, no matter where we now see ourselves on our Christian journey, began our life of faith by exploring the many facets of Christian tradition. This served as a foundation for the steps we would take next—educating us on the basic principles of what it means to be a Christian and preparing us […]


Jay Mansur named Executive Vice President; Tammy Hogan named Vice President of Advancement

Asbury Seminary is excited to announce the promotion of Jay Mansur from Vice President of Advancement to Executive Vice President of Asbury Theological Seminary and Tammy Hogan’s promotion from Executive Director of Development to Vice President of Advancement, effective Monday, April 11, 2022. Jay Mansur has served the Seminary since 2009 and has led multiple […]