April 2014

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

The Right Posture

by J. Ellsworth Kalas On a February day in 1996 I treated some black ice without due respect and broke the ball in my right hip.  An excellent orthopedic surgeon treated me very well indeed.  I walk, though not as fast as I used to.  I can‘t play tennis but I couldn’t before the surgery, either, […]

A Lenten Thought

by Charles Killian One day the disciples insisted that Jesus should show them the Father. He said, “He that hath seen me hath seen the Father.” What amazing words are these!  The Father was unknown—that is, He was never understood—until He was revealed in the Son.  The whole idea staggers our intellect.  On the one […]

Latino/Latina Studies Program

By Lizette M. Acosta, Latino/Latina Studies Program, Asbury Theological Seminary“What I love most about LLSP is the community we have; we are a family!” “I love the quality of the teaching and the care of the professors.” “Being a part of LLSP has transformed my life. I am not the person I was when I […]

Florida Healing Academy

The Healing Academy is designed to equip students and spouses with the wisdom, dispositions and practical skills to engage in the ministry of Christian healing, through participation in a supervised practicum-oriented training school. Conference Recap The Florida Healing Academy had a conference March 3-4 on the Florida Dunnam campus. An Introduction to the Healing Academy […]

Come Sail with Us!

by Sandra Blumanhourst, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Office http://www.eo.travelwithus.com/find_trip/detail.aspx?id=3405 Come sail with us on the first ever  Asbury Alumni and Friends cruise this fall.  We will explore Paul’s 2nd and 3rd missionary journeys beginning in Athens, Greece. Our cruise begins on October 23, 2014, with pre-tour and post-tour options.  Sites will include the Monastery […]

Whole-Person Holiness through Physical Fitness

Sherman-Thomas Student Center renovations encourage holistic health and wellness at Asbury Theological Seminary Asbury Seminary recognizes the important role physical fitness plays in ministry and personal holiness. Although the Sherman-Thomas Student Center has played host to a wide variety of sporting events, fitness classes, and recreational activities, its focus and main directive has always been […]

Asbury Inn Updates

by Dan Mostad, Director of Guest & Auxiliary Services, Asbury Theological Seminary   Asbury Inn (formerly known as Beeson Manor) has undergone significant changes in the past several years including renovations to guest rooms, bathrooms and guest HVAC system. This past year, we overhauled the lobby and the Asbury Inn Commons. In the lobby, we replaced the […]

Seedbed – April 2014

      We’re thrilled with the gaining momentum around the first annual New Room Conference! In March, we welcomed a conference partner — Wesleyan Covenant Network. And in celebration of the WCN’s involvement, we’ve extended the early bird pricing deadline to April 15. Join us in Franklin, Tenn. on September 18-19, 2014 for the joining […]

Alumni Events – April 2014

      Tennent Tour Please join President Timothy C. Tennent as he shares the Asbury Seminary vision in your area.  Tennent Tours are well under way, so mark your calendar now!  At each of his stops, Dr. Tennent is honored to be speaking at various Saturday evening and Sunday morning services.   April 4-6 […]

Alumni Updates – April 2014

Dr. Derrick Lemons (1997, MDiv; 2008, DMin) recently was recognized as an Outstanding Professor by the Student Government Association at the University of Georgia where he is an Assistant Professor of Religion. As a Cultural Anthropologist, his teaching and research are guided by his interest in how religious subcultures intentionally innovate and influence greater society. […]