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Asbury Seminary Dedicates Global Alumni Center

Asbury Seminary celebrates the completion of its new Global Alumni Center September 6, 2022. The Global Alumni Center is located on the first floor of Crary-McPheeters and welcomes alumni and friends and will serve as the hub of the seminary’s engagement with our alumni. Throughout the Center, visitors are invited to explore the rich legacy […]


Asbury Seminary Celebrates 100 Years of God’s Faithfulness

Asbury Seminary celebrates 100 years of preparing theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women to evangelize and to spread scriptural holiness throughout the world. Throughout the 2022-2023 calendar year, the Seminary will reflect on God’s faithfulness for the past 100 years and look forward to the future with a variety of events. These include: Opening […]


Asbury Seminary Welcomes New Director of Community Formation

Asbury Seminary welcomes Rev. J. Matthew Barnes, Ph.D., as the new Director of Community Formation. Dr. Barnes comes to this position with experience as a pastor, missionary, and academic in a variety of contexts. He has a heart for mobilizing others to serve Jesus in today’s world and will be joining the team effective September […]


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 […]