July 2016

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

Four Great Wesleyan Doctrines- July 2016

By Dr. Timothy Tennent Beloved, we are facing the long and difficult work of rebuilding the church and remembering our heritage.  Perhaps it might be helpful over the next few editions of the e-link to devote an article each month to one of the four great themes of the Wesleyan heritage. In this first segment, […]

Recapping United Methodist General Conference

Elizabeth Glass Turner June 1, 2016 [ EDITOR’S NOTE: This chronicle originally appeared in the online publication, Weslyan Accent (https://www.worldmethodist.org/wesleyan-accent/), a publication that provides resources to pastors, laypeople and faith-seekers by clearly articulating the Wesleyan understanding of the Christian faith through a variety of voices from across the Wesleyan Methodist spectrum of traditions.]United Methodists and many others followed […]

Florida News-July 2016

Announcing New Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management & Operations on the Florida Dunnam Campus Eric Currie rejoins the Asbury Theological Seminary family as the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management and Operations on the Florida Dunnam Campus. After serving as the Vice President of Enrollment Management at Houghton College for the past three and one-half […]

“To Washington, Williamsburg, and to the Ends of Orlando…”

Marie Allen (M.Div., 2014), has followed Jesus Christ from an early age and through a variety of environments. She credits her introduction to Christ to her Grandmother, Maud Bouknight of whom she describes as “a powerful prayer warrior in a tiny package.” Marie describes her grandmother as having a Godly influence on multiple ministers,  “I credit […]

Paul Korir- Student Spotlight

Paul Korir sees himself in the faces of the poor, the less fortunate and those in the minority. He grew up humbly, often going to bed hungry, and not having shoes to wear until he was 16. His local church blessed him with the opportunity to attend high school, and he found Christ when he […]

Pearls of Wisdom in Paragraphs

 by: Dr. Charles Killian,  Asbury Theological Seminary Professor 1970-2004 The story comes from the life of King Jahaziel (2 Chronicles 20). The Israelites were being invaded. They were shaken by the news. It was a dark hour. So the King called the people together to pray. This was his prayer, “God of our Fathers—the only God in all the […]

Seedbed – July 2016

Join us at the New Room Conference!! Check out the video below in which Mark Benjamin, Seedbed’s Director of New Room Conferences and Resources, shares an update on the 2016 New Room Conference. We hope you’ll join us September 21-23 in Franklin, Tennennesse!

Alumni Updates-July 2016

Dr. Steven D. Bruns (M.Div., 2001), has been hired by Central Christian College of Kansas, a Free Methodist College, to become the Chair of the Ministry and Theology Department. He begins on August 1. Mike Hopper (M.Div., 1984), was installed as Superintendent of the North Central Conference of the Free Methodist Church on June 4, 2016. […]

Alumni Publications-July 2016

The Asbury Journal The Asbury Journal publishes scholarly essays and book reviews written from a Wesleyan perspective. The Journal’s authors and audience reflect the global reality of the Christian church, the holistic nature of Wesleyan thought, and the importance of both theory and practice in addressing the current issues of the day. Authors include Wesleyan […]

Events-July 2016

Three Streams, One Mission I want to invite you to our Convergence Conference this Fall at Asbury Seminary! Convergence is a two-day event (October 11-12)  designed to help church leaders recover ancient pathways for formation and mission in contemporary ministry by bringing together Scripture, Spirit, and Sacrament. This event will feature guest Speakers Bishop Todd […]