February 2014

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

When I Became a Holiness Preacher

 by J. Ellsworth KalasDuring this past fall term I had an exciting time teaching an elective course titled, “Homiletical Holiness.”  The course is intended to prepare Asbury students to develop and deliver sermons on holiness.  I’m sorry to tell you that this course hadn’t been offered in many years, so I’m trying to make up […]

Happy Birthday to The HUB!!!

by Sandra Blumanhourst, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Since its launch on February 1, 2013,  The HUB has been a place of reconnecting alumni with other alumni.  The Ministry Network helps to provide alumni with a way to mentor one another in one’s respected area of expertise.  This is a place where alumni can […]

Advice to the Graduating Class of December 2013

by Carolyn Moore (1998, MDiv)Your Asbury experience isn’t over. In fact, I would argue that it is just beginning. Think of it like a good marriage. There is the ceremony, and that’s a wonderful milestone. But the marriage itself happens over time. It takes time for the relationship to deepen and become richer. That’s been […]

The Journeys of Paul Cruise

by Sandra Blumanhourst, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni OfficeJoin us on the first ever  Asbury Alumni and Friends cruise to set sail in October of 2014.  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 […]

Grace is…

by Dr. Charles Killian, Asbury Theological Seminary, EXL Faculty, and class of 1963, BDThe sermon this morning was about ‘grace’—amusing, amazing grace!  It is the sort of thing that is better illustrated than defined.   Several years ago, I wanted to make our wedding anniversary a big deal—wanted to do something extra, extravagant and yes, […]

Discount on Bible Software

by Teaching Fellow in Biblical Hebrew Jason Jackson (2009, MA) & Instructor of Biblical Languages Brad Johnson (2005, MA) Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get Bible Software Accordance and BibleWorks at a discount by purchasing it with the Seminary. Accordance Accordance, a premier Bible software program for Mac & Windows, offers the ATS community […]

Join us in Chapel

    The Alumni and Chapel Office would like to invite you to attend Chapel Services with the Kentucky campus during the Spring Semester.  Chapel happens every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. EST in Estes Chapel to recharge students, faculty, and staff in a time of corporate worship and learning.   If you’re thousands […]

Seedbed – February 2014

This month’s most exciting posts, resources, and releases from Seedbed.•     We’ve just launched our brand new Seedbed app! Download it to your smartphone today! iTunes | Google Play •     We recapped our top posts of 2013. •     We celebrated our 2nd birthday on January 6th, the Day of Epiphany.  •     We released Ten Words, Two Signs, One Prayer, the third […]

Alumni Events – February 2014

Bioethics for Life and Ministry “To Strengthen Clergy and Other Caregivers for Ministry with Those Facing Aging, Death and Dying, Disability, and Birth Technology Issues” February 4-6, 2014 Asbury Seminary Kentucky CampusKeynote speaker: Dr. John Kilner Franklin (Forman Chair of Ethics, Professor of Bioethics and Contemporary Culture, and the Director of the Bioethics Program at […]

Alumni Publications – February 2014

 Fresh Wind Blowing: Living in God’s New Pentecost by Steve Harper (1973, MDiv) A fresh wind of God’s Spirit is blowing on the earth today, and as in times past, God is inviting us to raise our sails and move forward with the power and direction that reflects our commitment to God’s will. Some are […]