March 2015

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

Memories that Bless and Burn

By J. Ellsworth Kalas Earlier this year I told you how God has redeemed the memories of my childhood ­­specifically, in such a way that the ghosts of my childhood are all beautiful. There may have been unkind persons or those who meant me ill, but by the grace of God they have lost their […]

Are you an Asbury Alumni Church Planter?

Hundreds of Asbury alumni have been involved with planting churches across the world. Are you an Asbury alumni church planter? We want to hear your story and learn from what you are doing in ministry. If you are an Asbury alumni church planter please let us know by answer a few questions on this Google […]

Announcing Asbury’s “Ministry Partners Program” – New for this Fall 2015

by: Bob Landrebe  There’s little doubt about it. Theological education is at a cross roads. The costs of education continue to escalate beyond the ability of many students to study without going into substantial debt. More and more seminaries are choosing to solve that problem by reducing the number of credit hours in their Master […]

A Tribute to Kathleen Demaray

by Dr. Donald Demeray, Professor at Asbury Theological Seminary (1966-2000)   My Kathleen was, for at least two decades, the Alumni Secretary at ATS.  Often she would report on the activities of our grads.  Her twin gifts of love and laughter warmed many a heart and made her memorable. The kind words from our alumni on my […]

Asbury Seminary Hosts Ministry Conference March 17-19

by Beeson International Center Asbury Theological Seminary hosts the 2015 Ministry Conference on March 17-19, along with a pre-conference event March 16. Keynote speakers include Asbury Seminary President Dr. Timothy Tennent, Dr. Winfield Bevins- Asbury Seminary Church Planting Director, and Dr. Prabhu Singh- Professor and Head of the Department of Missions at South Asia Institute […]

Seedbed By The Numbers

January 6th marked not only the Day of Epiphany, but also Seedbed’s 3rd birthday. To celebrate, we took all our ebook prices to zero and “gave away the farm,” so to speak. In a mere 24 hours, we distributed just over 54,100 free ebooks to thousands of people in all 50 states and in 37 countries. But as we enter our […]

Alumni Events – March 2015

          Tennent Tour Please join President Timothy C. Tennent as he shares the Asbury Seminary vision in your area.  Tennent Tours are well under way, so mark your calendar now!  At each of his stops, Dr. Tennent is honored to be speaking at various Saturday evening and Sunday morning services. March […]

Alumni Updates – March 2015

GBHEM selects Col. Gerald “Scott” Henry, Jr., to be Director of Extension Ministry and Pastoral Care Upon recommendation by the search team and confirmation by Bishop Virginia Taylor, Holston Annual Conference, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announces the appointment of Colonel Gerald “Scott” Henry, Jr., as director of Extension Ministry and […]

Alumni Publications – March 2015

2 Corinthians: A Handbook on the Greek Text by Dr. Fredrick Long (M.Div., 1992) 2 Corinthians: A Handbook on the Greek Text offers teachers and students a comprehensive guide to the grammar and vocabulary of 2 Corinthians. A perfect supplement to any commentary, this volume’s lexical, analytical, and syntactical analysis is a helpful tool in navigating […]

Alumni Obituaries – March 2015

  Rev. Donald J. Davitz, (M.Div. 2002), 59, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on November 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Dorothy Davitz and in-laws Frank and Mary Gothard. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Don graduated from West High School (1973) and The Ohio State University in 1978 with a […]