July 2013

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

All There

by J. Ellsworth Kalas I’m thinking just now of a real life person, a description in a short story by Joseph Epstein, and a quote in a sermon from one of the great Scottish preachers of a generation past.  This is the way that strangest and most wonderful of all computers, the human brain, does […]

Tribute to Asbury Theological Seminary

Legacy of the Presidents

Dr. Steve Elliott

Honoring the Past – Forging the Future

by President Timothy C. Tennent In 1923 the Lord used Henry Clay Morrison to establish a school committed to spreading scriptural holiness throughout the world.  From the outset it was clear that Asbury was not birthed to become merely another institution of higher learning that would grace the pages of the Chronicle of Higher Education. […]

Litany of Re-Commissioning and Presentation of the Campus

The Litany of Re-Commissioning was led by Dr. Timothy C. Tennent, President; Dr. Jeffrey E. Greenway, Former President; Dr. Kenneth C. Kinghorn, Professor of Church History and Historical Theology, Emeritus; Dr. Donald E. Demaray, Professor of Biblical Preaching, Emeritus; Dr. Ruth Anne Reese, Professor of New Testament; Dr. David L. McKenna, President Emeritus; Dr. Maxie […]

Story-tellers, Song-writers, and Sight-seers

by Dr. David L. McKenna, President Emeritus             Fifty years ago I started out as the youngest college president in the nation; today I am the senior of living presidents at three institutions. It helps to have Ira and Ellsworth here celebrating their 90th birthdays. At his 90th birthday party a man was asked if […]

Addiction, Recovery and the Church – Writing Contest

by Dr. Marilyn Elliott, Vice President for Spiritual Formation The heartbreaking impact of addiction and compulsive behavior affects almost every family and community in America. The World Health Organization listed addiction as the number one health risk in the world. Seminary students and their families are not exempt from this struggle. Recent surveys revealed almost […]

The HUB: Connecting Alumni with Jobs

by Sandra McKinney, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Office Despite living in the digital age, the old adage can still be true, “good help is hard to find.”  The Alumni Office wants to help you and your business, nonprofit, or church find good employees.  If you have a job opening, email thehub@asburyseminary.edu and we will […]

Upcoming Alumni Events – July 2013

Kingdom Conference “Upon this Rock: Church Planting & Missional Community in the 21st Century” November 5-7, 2013 *Free Event* Conference Speakers: Bishop Graham Cray, Archbishops’ Missioner and Team Leader of Fresh Expressions. Before serving in this capacity, he was the Bishop of Maidstone and the Bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury, the principal of Ridley […]

Alumni Updates – July 2013

Jorge Acevedo, (1988, MDiv) will be the guest speaker at Vital: Churches Changing Communities and the World, A Seminar for Laity and Clergy.  The seminar will be Thursday, November 14, 2013.  Jorge is lead pastor at Grace UMC in Southwest, Florida.  It is Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at Mt. Comfort UMC in Greendield, Indiana.  Registration […]