January 2014

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

Yesterday Begins with Yes

by J. Ellsworth KalasA key day in my lifetime of learning came near the end of the seventh grade when my home room teacher told me I’d been chosen to take Latin for the next two years.  I didn’t know what this meant but honors were few to come by in those days and trophies […]

Steve Moore Named 2013 Distinguished Alumnus

by Sheilla Lovell, Special Assistant to the President , Asbury Theological Seminary Director of Alumni, Tammy Cessna states, “The Award Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Asbury Theological Seminary Distinguished Alumni Award is Dr. Steven G. W. Moore. After much consideration by the selection committee, it became clear that Steve […]

Passing of the Pans

by Chaplain Scott Jimenez, (1997, MDiv), BCC, Staff Chaplain (125), West Texas Veterans Health Care System We went to visit my mother, and as usual, upon our leaving, she wanted to send us with something, typically food.  I don’t mind because she has always been a great cook.  Almost all of my memories of growing […]

Phonathon is coming and so is Charles!

As you know, two years ago we offered a John Wesley doll, which we now refer to as our Asbury Theological Seminary “mascot.” Well, this year we are adding our “fight song” to our collection. We have a Charles Wesley doll that plays “And Can It Be” when you squeeze his belly. In order to […]

Ministry Conference: A President’s Vision Becomes a Legacy

by Ginny Proctor, Manager of Lifelong Learning, Asbury Theological SeminaryResearch by Dr. Kenneth Kinghorn reveals that the first Ministry Conference (then known as Ministers’ Conference) was held at Asbury Theological Seminary in 1945. Inspired by the excitement and energy of Asbury’s six-day commencement events, President J. C. McPheeters declared that Asbury would host an annual […]

Kevin and Barbara Kinghorn Blog

by Kevin and Barbara KinghornIf you’re involved in any kind of Christian ministry, we’d like to invite you into an ongoing conversation! My wife, Barbara, and I have been around Christian ministry all our lives, growing up in homes of ordained ministers and devoting our adult lives to pastoral and academic work in service to […]

Staying Connected as ATS Counseling Grads

by Kathy Milans, Chair, Asbury Seminary Alumni Counseling Board ChairPlease like us on Facebook at “Asbury Seminary Counseling Community”. See what is happening in the Asbury Seminary Counseling Department, connect with old classmates, and communicate with current students. We would love you to post things like books you may be reading, an interest in a […]

Seedbed – January 2014

          This month’s most exciting posts, resources, and releases from Seedbed. Belmont University Minister, Guy Chmieleski’s newest release, CAMPUS gODS is now available. If you know, love, or work with a college students, this book is unbeatable. Matt Sigler contributed some valuable insight on the recent history of contemporary worship music. A Francis Asbury-inspired desktop […]

Alumni Events – January 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 Campus   Keynote speaker: Dr. John Kilner Franklin (Forman Chair of Ethics, Professor of Bioethics and Contemporary Culture, and the Director of the Bioethics […]

Alumni Publications – January 2014

    Dr. H. MARK ABBOTT, (1968, MDiv), has recently published a new book on Genesis 1-3, titled “A Story of Beginnings”. In the Bible’s introduction are embedded foundational perspectives, on “who God is” and “who humans are and what we should be doing”, that are developed throughout the book. Genesis 1–3 is the story of beginnings, […]