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Counseling and Pastoral Care Clinic Opens Feb. 13

The Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care (CPC) is piloting a new counseling clinic on the Asbury Theological Seminary Wilmore campus starting Feb. 13. Services are provided free of charge to Seminary students and families. The clinic is located in room 408 of Stanger Hall and is open Tuesday thru Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Counseling… Read More »


Farminary: Asbury Seminary Expands its Reach with a Community Garden

Three years after its opening, the Asbury Seminary Community Garden has bridged racial divides, taught children about nutrition, provided inexpensive organic food for students and created a safe and restful place for the whole community. Read more about it in the latest issue of Christianity Today!


Asbury Theological Seminary Professor and Team Awarded Research Grant from Louisville Institute

Asbury Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Care, Dr. Steve Stratton and colleagues received a grant from the Louisville Institute to fund a longitudinal study looking at Christian college and university students negotiating the intersection of gender identity and faith. This grant represents collaboration not only between the Seminary and Asbury University, but also between Regent… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Receives Major Lilly Grant

Asbury Theological Seminary has received a $999,515 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. in support of its Thriving in Ministry Initiative. The grant is the result of a two-phased application process. In the first phase, the Seminary applied for and received a planning grant of $50,000 to allow for exploration of potential participation in the initiative.… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Equips 1,000 Church Planters

Asbury Theological Seminary seeks to equip 1,000 new church planters by the year 2023. To accomplish that, Asbury Seminary offers a Master of Arts [Intercultural Studies] with specialization in Church Planting, hosted a Global Summit in Manchester, England, and has launched Church Planting Institutes (CPI) in Houston, Montreal, Memphis, Washington D.C., and Orlando. Master of… Read More »


Dr. Tennent Receives Betty Price Community Service Award

The City of Wilmore awarded Dr. Timothy C. Tennent, President and Professor of World Christianity at Asbury Seminary, and Dr. Sandra Gray, President of Asbury University, the Betty Price Community Service Award at the conclusion of Wilmore’s Old-Fashioned Christmas on Dec. 2. This award annually recognizes positive, strong and compassionate leaders within the Wilmore community.… Read More »


Asbury Seminary E. Dale Locke Named 2017 Distinguished
Alumni of the Year

Asbury Theological Seminary announces E. Dale Locke, M.Div. ’88 and D.Min. ‘01, as the 2017 Distinguished Alumni of the Year. Each year, Asbury Seminary recognizes a graduate whose ministry exemplifies faithfulness, servant-leadership, sacrifice, holiness and Kingdom vision. “The nominations allow us to see the fruit of a ‘well-trained, sanctified, Spirit-filled evangelistic ministry spreading scriptural holiness… Read More »


New Testament Scholar Craig Keener Voted Vice President of Evangelical Theological Society

The Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) voted Dr. Craig Keener, F.M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Seminary, Vice President of ETS at its 69th annual business meeting on Nov. 17 in Rhode Island. “I am grateful for the respect and kindness of my colleagues in considering me for this office,” Dr. Keener said.… Read More »


Faculty Publications – Fall 2017

Books Chilcote, Paul.  Praying in the Spirit of Christ. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2017. (A sequel to my Praying in the Wesleyan Spirit) Collins, Kenneth J., and Jerry L. Walls. Roman but Not Catholic: What Remains at Stake 500 Years after the Reformation. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2017. Cook, John A.  2016 Verbal Valency: The Intersection… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Mourns the Tragic Loss of Life at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas

Asbury Theological Seminary mourns the tragic deaths of 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas, as well as the many who were wounded. We offer our sincere prayers for the families and loved ones of those affected by this horrific tragedy. The tragic targets of shootings in recent years include musical events, malls, theaters, bars, homes,… Read More »