April 2013

The Alumni Link is a monthly e-publication provided to the alumni of Asbury Theological Seminary

Alumni Updates, April 2013

We would love to share what is going on in your life and ministries.  If you have an update, please email us at alumni@asburyseminary.edu with the subject line “alumni update”.  Kroehler, Kent (1972, MDiv) and Joy Kent “retired” in June 2010 after 42 years of ordained ministry. Retirement is a time to reinvent yourself and listen […]

Alumni Publications, April 2013

Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism by J. Harold Greenlee, (1943, BD) Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism was first published in 1964 while Greenlee was on the Seminary faculty. This clear and comprehensive introduction to New Testament textual criticism has remained a popular text for beginning and intermediate students. It includes diagrams, an appendix […]

The Problem of Re-entry

by J. Ellsworth Kalas In the nearly forty years that I was a pastor I followed a practice that some better-preachers-than-I would frown upon.  I spent my mornings, Monday through Friday, in the church office, tending to administrative matters, correspondence, and sometimes appointments, and worked on my sermons in the bits and pieces of time […]

Life After Seminary

The Beeson Center at Asbury Seminary offers several personal and congregational learning opportunities to come alongside you in your life after seminary. Below are links to learn more about the Doctor of Ministry Program and the Lay Mobilization Institute.Renew, Refuel and Retool with a Doctor of Ministry Degree Register for an e-luncheon with the Acting […]

Alumni Obituaries, April 2013

DRICKEY- Marjorie R. (1975, DDiv), 92, went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2013. She had served as a United Methodist Pastor in four churches in northwestern Illinois, in addition to churches in the Chicago area, Nebraska, and Michigan. Marjorie graduated from Homer High School in Homer, Nebraska, and Wayne State Teachers College. […]

Distinguished Alumni Award

Is there an Asbury Theological Seminary Graduate who has made a difference in your life and those around you? Nominate them for the Distinguished Alumni Award! This award is designed to honor alumni who in their personal lives and public ministries exhibit the Asbury values of a theologically educated, sanctified, spirit-filled, evangelistic ministry to spread […]

FREE dinner at Exponential Conference

Attending Exponential 2013? Interested in becoming a church planter? Are you or someone you know called to seminary? Join us for a FREE dinner at First Baptist Church of Orlando in room AP2 on Wednesday April 24th, 2013. This is a great opportunity to re-connect with fellow alumni, as well as hear about our new […]

The Word is Out Partners with Asbury Seminary

by David R. Bauer, PhD, Dean of the School of Biblical Interpretation, Asbury Theological Seminary, Member of the TWIO National Board In December Dr. Alan Meeman and Dr. Timothy Tennent, President of Asbury Theological Seminary, established a cooperative relationship between Asbury Seminary and The Word Is Out. Through this arrangement, Asbury Seminary and The Word […]

CONSEQUENCE: Appreciation or Deprecation of Postmodernism

by Isaias Catorce, D.Min, 2010 While postmodernism is not a formal philosophic discipline, with governing standards like an institution, what is more easily recognized is a belief system or ideologue comprised of significant signs and identities unique to its nature. “Postmodernism” can mean “after modernism.” It can also be described as a culture that seeks […]

The HUB: Ministry Bridge

by Sandra McKinney, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Office *Photograph by Isaac Chua, current student In the 1850’s construction began on a new railroad bridge about four miles southwest of Wilmore, KY.  Over twenty years later the suspension bridge known as High Bridge was opened. High Bridge towers above the Kentucky River providing a […]