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Zondervan and Seedbed Sign New Publishing Partnership Agreement

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership between Zondervan and Seedbed, the Seminary’s twenty-first century movement and one of the Seminary’s media platforms, whose mission is to gather, connect, and resource the people of God to sow for a great awakening. Seedbed’s growing reputation within the Wesleyan tradition, paired with the… Read More »


Asbury Seminary’s Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Accredited

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has extended until 2024 accreditation to the following programs in the Counseling Department at Asbury Theological Seminary: M.A. in Mental Health Counseling. “We are extremely proud and grateful for the hard… Read More »


Dr. Maria Russell Kenney—New Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics

Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. Maria Russell Kenney as the Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics within the School of Theology and Formation. “Dr. Kenney will truly hit the ground running for the Asbury Seminary team,” Dr. Doug Matthews, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, said. “She has taught successfully for the Seminary, is already… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Mourns the Passing of Life Trustee, Dr. James Earl Massey

Asbury Theological Seminary extends condolences to the family of Dr. James Earl Massey, Dean Emeritus of the Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry and life trustee at Asbury Seminary, who passed away June 24, 2018. Dr. Massey served as a trustee at Asbury Seminary from 1978-1992 and received an honorary degree from the… Read More »


Dr. Timothy C. Tennent Elected Board Member of the Association of Theological Schools

The Association of Theological Schools elected Dr. Timothy C. Tennent to its board on June 21, 2018, for a three-year term. The Association of Theological Schools promotes the improvement and enhancement of theological schools to benefit both secular and faith-based communities. “The Association of Theological Schools is committed to diversity, high-quality education, community, and leadership… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Partners with Messiah College to Offer Two New Master of Education Degree Tracks

Beginning Fall 2018, Asbury Theological Seminary collaborates with Messiah College to offer two new online Master of Education degree tracks in Christian Education and Intercultural Studies. Through the collaboration, Asbury Seminary students can now earn a graduate certificate in TESOL or Exceptional Children and Youth online from Messiah College. “Being a part of a collaboration… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Welcomes New Trustees

Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes four new members to the Board of Trustees, including Rurel Ausley, Dale Locke, Ken Werlein, and Helen Rhea Stumbo. The Board of Trustees serves Asbury Seminary by helping to shape and oversee its overarching policies. “We are delighted to welcome these new members to the Board of Trustees,” Dr. Timothy Tennent,… Read More »


Estes Chapel Rededication, May 8, 2018

Preparation. Anticipation. Wonder. Unity. Praise. From the prelude by Dr. Albin Whitworth to the singing of “And Can it Be,” all who attended the Estes Chapel rededication service in Wilmore, Ky., on May 8, 2018, participated in an on-going story of faithfulness, grace, healing and ministry. Four hundred seventy-eight people joined hands to say the… Read More »


2018 Biblical Languages Colloquium, April 20

Asbury Theological Seminary’s Eta Beta Rho and Gamma Rho Kappa host the 2018 Biblical Languages Colloquium, April 20, with special guest Dr. Kevin J. Youngblood, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Harding University. The Colloquium promotes the discussion and consideration of the benefits of biblical languages in the work of scholars and church leaders. The… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Rededicates Estes Chapel, May 8

More than 60 years after its construction in 1954, Estes Chapel celebrates its completed renovation on Tuesday, May 8 with a rededication ceremony at 11 a.m. The service will be live-streamed via newly installed technology, and a celebration luncheon will follow in the Stevens Pike Dining Room. “Estes Chapel is the heartbeat of Asbury’s spiritual… Read More »