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The Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care Completes Annual Assessment Report

The Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care has completed its Annual Assessment Report for our degree programs.  If you would like to review the Assessment Report you can access it on the Department’s Webpage: https://asburyseminary.edu/academics/counseling/program-assessment/


Dr. Bryan D. Sims Signs One-Year, Non-Residential Contract

In summer 2019, Dr. Bryan D. Sims and his family will move to Dallas, Texas. Bryan will continue his work as Associate Professor of Leadership & Lay Equipping and Director of Asbury Institutes & Lay Mobilization on a one-year non-residential contract. “Bryan has been phenomenal in his work with Institutes (including Lay Mobilization), teaching, service to the… Read More »


Dr. David Gyertson Announces Retirement

Dr. David J. Gyertson will be transitioning from his role as Associate Provost and Dean of the Beeson School of Practical Theology (BSPT) to devote more time to his research, writing, teaching and consulting interests in leadership development, executive transitions, board governance, and strategic initiatives facilitation. His retirement officially takes effect on September 1, 2019. “It… Read More »


Community Memorial Service for Aaron Nickerson

The Asbury Seminary community gathers on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Estes Chapel to remember and celebrate the life of Aaron Nickerson. Join us at the memorial service and continue in prayer for Aaron’s family.


Asbury Seminary Student Passes Away

WILMORE—Asbury Theological Seminary is saddened to announce the death of current Asbury Seminary student Aaron Nickerson as a result of a two-car accident today on 169 near the Jessamine and Woodford County line. Two other Asbury Seminary students, Uma John and Anastasia Marcum, were also injured and are receiving treatment at the University of Kentucky… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Old Testament Scholar Bill T. Arnold Named Associate Editor of the New International Commentary on the Old Testament Series

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company has signed leading Old Testament scholar Bill T. Arnold as associate editor for the long-running New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT) series. Arnold will work closely with series editor Robert Hubbard for the next three years, at which time Hubbard will retire and Arnold will assume the role… Read More »


Dr. John Oswalt to Serve as Interim President of Wesley Biblical Seminary

Asbury Seminary congratulates Dr. John Oswalt, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Old Testament, on his role as interim president of Wesley Biblical Seminary, where he served as Professor of Old Testament from 1999-2009. Dr. Oswalt will serve for a term of 13 months or until a new president is found. “Our hearts grieve for the sudden… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Extends Condolences to the Gustin and Brooks Families

Asbury Seminary extends condolences to the families of Paige Gustin and Christopher Kirksey-Brooks, who passed away recently. Paige was an online student. Christopher was the son of current D.Min. student, Chris Brooks. As a community, please be in prayer for these families.


2019 Biblical Languages Colloquium, March 29

Asbury Theological Seminary’s Eta Beta Rho and Gamma Rho Kappa host the 2019 Biblical Languages Colloquium, titled “The Old Testament is Alive!” on March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Speakers include Dr. Brent A. Strawn, William Ragsdale Cannon Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Candler School of Theology, and Dr. Ben Witherington III,… Read More »


Response to the UMC General Conference 2019

Asbury Theological Seminary is thankful for the biblical stance the United Methodist General Conference has taken in recent days to affirm marriage between one man and one woman. Asbury Theological Seminary believes that all human beings are made in the image of God and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. We condemn any… Read More »