Dr. Paul W. Chilcote Announces Retirement

Dr. Paul W. Chilcote, Professor of Theology and Director of United Methodist Studies on the Florida Dunnam Campus, announced his plan to retire after 42 years in ministry and 32 years in theological education. His retirement takes effect on June 30, 2019. Chilcote was the first faculty member hired in 1999 to help launch what… Read More »

Dean of Chapel, Jessica LaGrone Releases “Inside the Miracles of Jesus”

Jessica LaGrone, Dean of Chapel, at Asbury Seminary released Inside the Miracles of Jesus: Discovering the Power of Desperation on January 15. Her book explores Jesus’ miracles as a way of understanding the story of our human desperation and God’s redemption. “I became interested in Jesus’ miracles a few years ago when I was going… Read More »

Director of Church Planting, Winfield Bevins New Book “Ever Ancient, Ever New” on Pre-Order

Winfield Bevins, author, artist, pastor, teacher and director of church planting at Asbury Seminary, releases Ever Ancient, Ever New on March 5. His book tells the story of young adults who have embraced Christian liturgy and how it has impacted their lives. His book is available on and wherever books are sold. “For many… Read More »

Asbury Seminary Extends Condolences to the Kamaleson Family

Asbury Seminary extends condolences to the family of Samuel Kamaleson, whose son Manoharan “Paul” Kamaleson was killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 14. Samuel is a 1961 graduate of the Seminary. Paul, 55, served as Chief Operating Officer at First MicroFinance Bank in Kabul. He was doing development work in the… Read More »

Asbury Seminary Extends Condolences to the Dieter Family

There will be a memorial service for Dr. Melvin E. and Hallie A. Dieter on Thursday Dec. 27 at 1:00 p.m. at Parkway Wesleyan Church Staunton, Va. The 27th is the date of what would have been their 73rd wedding anniversary. Dr. Dieter served at Asbury Seminary from 1975-1990 as the first Professor of Church… Read More »

New Testament Scholar Craig Keener Speaks Around the World

Dr. Craig Keener, FM and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Seminary, recently was part of a select group of scholars under the direction of Archbishop Justin Welby working on Bible study materials for use in the Anglican Communion’s next Lambeth Conference. “I am extremely honored and grateful to the Archbishop and to others… Read More »

Theological Studies Professor Brian Edgar Receives Book of the Year Award from Christianity Today

Christianity Today gave Dr. Brian G. Edgar’s The God Who Plays: A Playful Approach to Theology and Spirituality an Award of Merit in the Spiritual Formation category in this year’s book awards. Each year a panel of scholars, pastors and informed readers evaluate outstanding books of special interest for the Christian community. “I was surprised… Read More »

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 »