June 2016

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

Saving Mr. Banks

Do you remember the film, Saving Mr. Banks about the background to the making of the famous film, Mary Poppins? When I saw it, I didn’t log onto Rotten Tomatoes, and look at any reviews on the simple grounds that any film starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson is well worth seeing. Tom Hanks already […]

Day of Prayer

By Tammy Hogan The Holy Spirit is bringing about an act of convergence on God here at Asbury Theological Seminary. The word convergence denotes the act of converging and especially moving toward union or uniformity. It can also mean a coordinated movement of two eyes so that the image of a single point is formed […]

Towel and Basin Award

Towel & Basin The Towel and Basin Award is an award presented by the Alumni Department of Asbury Seminary to a graduating student who has shown throughout their time at the Seminary a loving attitude, and caring actions toward others. Their example has proven that they have a heart to serve the people around them. […]

A Golden Moment

In addition to hosting the Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2016, Asbury Theological Seminary was proud and blessed to host some returning graduates and their spouses from the seminary’s class of 1966. There were six Golden Graduates in all, consisting of the Rev. James Powell, Rev. Clayton Harriger, Rev. David Dyer, Dr. Victor Hamilton, Rev. Daniel McFarland, […]


“Be a blessing today.” That was how Jay Dargan ended many of his conversations. That is how he lived his life – being a blessing to everyone he encountered. He was truly a blessing to Asbury Seminary. Jay Dargan was born in Canada, the son of a Free Methodist pastoral couple. His formal education, though […]

The Latino/Latina Studies Program (LLSP) Turns 15!

LLSP has come of age! In the Latino culture, turning 15 is a momentous occasion. It is a time to remember the first 15 years of life, and to anticipate the future. Last month, we celebrated 15 years of service. It was a night full of joy and excitement as professors, students, alumni, and friends gathered to […]

What’s Growing at Asbury?

Creation care is a hot topic these days. The passage of time and the degradation of our landscape and general health makes the grandchildren of the Baby Boomers keenly aware that Christians must join in proactively investing the talents God left in our charge. We have been burying them for far too long, perhaps under […]

A Little Piece of Estes

Asbury Seminary Campus Store releases second “Uniquely Asbury Seminary” keepsake What do you think about when you hear the words “Estes Chapel”?  For many, the spiritual “hub” of Asbury Seminary has been a place of transformation, and encounters with the Lord.  Whether it was receiving a call to ministry, an emotional healing, feeling the Spirit’s […]

Seedbed- June 2016

A Sower’s Almanac for every alum! By virtue of your reading this article, it must be safe to assume you know about Seedbed and the New Room and the new ways our beloved seminary is trying to gather, connect, and resource the global and local church to sow for a great awakening.  Seedbed is a […]

Alumni Publications – June 2016

  Plant: A Sower’s Guide To Church Planting In an ever changing cultural landscape many Christians are searching for fresh ways to reach the lost for Jesus Christ. Entering the timeless discussion, Dr. Winfield Bevins reintroduces a timeless method of evangelism and discipleship through his newest book, Plant: A Sower’s Guide to Church Planting. Drawing […]