Reverend Professor Michael D. Matlock Named Fourth Rector of Christ Anglican Church

Reverend Professor Michael D. Matlock has been named the fourth rector of Christ Anglican Church in Cashiers, North Carolina. Matlock joined the Asbury Theological Seminary faculty in 1998. He is co-director of Anglican Studies and Formation as well as professor of Inductive Biblical Studies, Old Testament, and Early Judaism and affiliate professor of Anglican History […]

Asbury Seminary Mourns the Passing of Dr. Christine Pohl

Dr. Christine Pohl passed away in hospice care the morning of June 5, 2023, after battling pancreatic cancer. Dr. Pohl was beloved Professor Emeritus of Christian Ethics at Asbury Theological Seminary. Her special work in the areas of hospitality, community and friendship helped the church rediscover these central practices. Her contributions included her groundbreaking books, […]

Asbury Seminary announces Dr. Kevin M. Watson as Director of Academic Growth and Formation at the Tulsa Extension Site

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kevin M. Watson as Director of Academic Growth & Formation at the Tulsa Extension Site. “My calling is to raise up the next generation of leaders for the church,” Dr. Watson said. Associate Provost of Academic Affairs John Ragsdale remarked, “This is just the […]

Asbury Seminary Student Melissa Wagner Receives Scholarship from KCA

Asbury Seminary student Melissa Wagner was recently awarded the Kentucky Counseling Association (KCA) summer scholarship for 2023. Recipients of this scholarship receive a tuition waiver from their college or university for one summer class. In addition, recipients receive a complimentary year of membership in KCA and a $200 stipend from KCA for books, materials and […]

Asbury Institutes Changes its Name to The Center for Formational and Missional Training

What was formerly known as Asbury Institutes is taking the name The Center for Formational and Missional Training (CFMT). The CFMT offers nine certificates, including two new ones effective September 2023: the Certificate in Worship Leadership and the Certificate in Discipleship in a Digital Age. The Center for Formational and Missional Training is partnering with […]

Asbury Seminary Welcomes New Director of Community Formation

Asbury Seminary welcomes Rev. Dr. Kylie McCormick as the new Director of Community Formation. She will join the Community Formation team June 1, 2023. Dr. McCormick has served in a variety of ecumenical contexts and is passionate about spiritual formation in the body of Christ. Most recently, she served as Pastor of Spiritual Formation and […]

Asbury Seminary and Asbury University Commemorate 100 Years of Shared History

On Lexington Avenue on April 19, Asbury Theological Seminary hosted a Joint Worship Celebration with Asbury University as part of the Centennial Celebration. This service commemorated H.C. Morrison’s founding of Asbury Seminary while he was president of Asbury College. Bristol House, a collective of young worship leaders based in The Woodlands Methodist Church, led powerful […]

Rev. Dr. Matthew Porter, Asbury Seminary Alumnus, Consecrated the Bishop of Bolton

The Reverend Dr. Matthew Porter, alumnus of Asbury Theological Seminary, will be consecrated the Bishop of Bolton, a town in Greater Manchester in North West England. His consecration will take place in June, succeeding the Right Reverend Mark Ashcroft. Reverend Porter, an author and a father of five, was ordained in the Diocese of Sheffield […]

Global Methodist Church Announces Asbury Seminary as a Recommended Educational Institution

WILMORE, KY – The Global Methodist Church announced today that Asbury Theological Seminary is a recommended educational institution for the completion of the educational requirements for ordination. This official recognition solidifies the collaboration between the two organizations and aligns with Asbury Seminary’s mission to equip the next generation for the ongoing ministry of the Church. […]

Congressional Honor for Asbury Seminary

In September 2022, Senator Mitch McConnell read to the Senate a congressional honor of the 100th anniversary of Asbury Theological Seminary. Senator McConnell asked his colleagues to join him in honoring what he called “this renowned Kentucky institution” and “its outstanding contributions to our Nation’s spiritual strength.” Senator McConnell outlined the founding of Asbury Theological […]