March 2016

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

The Transforming Power of the Word of God

Dr. Timothy C. Tennent, President of Asbury Theological Seminary I began my ministry in the mountains of North Georgia. I was the classic circuit riding preacher. I had four churches which were scattered across the county. I would drive one direction for an 8:30 service.  After that service was complete, I would jump in the […]

The Opportunity, the Struggle, and the Joy of Working with the Greek New Testament in Preaching, Teaching, and Life-Long Learning

By: Dr. Fredrick J. Long, Professor of New Testament and Director of Greek Instruction Do you remember learning Greek at Asbury or elsewhere? Is it a distant memory, a frustrating one, or one that is life-giving? To learn Greek is a great opportunity, a chance to encounter the text of the New Testament as it was first […]

A Tribute to Ellsworth Kalas

By: Dr. Kenneth Cain Kinghorn J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on 14 February 1923, the same year that Henry Clay Morrison began Asbury Theological Seminary. The members of the Kalas household went to church twice weekly, and the family attended church every night during its frequent revival meetings. Father and Mother […]

Asbury Seminary Recruiting Visits

Are you looking for the right person to join your ministry team? Come back to the Kentucky campus and interview potential candidates while walking down memory lane!Job openings can be posted to the job board in the HUB by emailing We can help you advertise job postings to current students as well as alumni. […]

Restoration Retreats

Asbury continues to offer personal retreats for alumni and Christian workers at our Wilmore, Kentucky campus. These retreats are designed to bring healing and restoration to the whole person: body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Each one is personally designed based on your needs and how you feel you can be best served.In 2015, Asbury hosted […]

Youth Becoming Leaders

Dr. Jim Hampton, Professor of Youth Ministry, is helping lead a Lilly-funded youth experience this summer which is sponsored by and housed on the campus of Asbury University. “Youth Becoming Leaders” is a two-week camp for high school students that will specifically focus on helping them learn how to become a Christian leader in their […]

The Christian Endeavor Collection II

By: Robert Danielson This April, the B. L. Fisher Library Archives and Special Collections will welcome the donation of the Christian Endeavor Collection with an official opening. This collection of material from both the International Christian Endeavor and the World Christian Endeavor organizations will make Asbury Theological Seminary an international center for research on this […]

Calling All Alumni-Phonathon 2016

Thank you for talking to us! Our Phonathon 2016 team of 40 students gathered at the end of January in Royal Auditorium to call each of you. The theme for our student callers came from Hebrews 10:23-25. Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us […]


On January 6th, Seedbed celebrated its fourth birthday. We love looking back at what the Lord has done through Seedbed during that time—publishing vital resources, bringing people together through conferences and gatherings, resourcing the incredible network of ATS alumni both locally and abroad, and much more. As much as we love to reflect on all […]

Alumni Updates- March 2016

  Cindy (Bradley) Schutz, M.A. 1992 , media assistant from Atlantis Elementary, was named BPS’ Employee of the Year (EOY).  Shutz has been employed by the district for 12 years and has served in her current role for three years. Schutz operates the circulation desk, assists the media specialist with lessons, and helps students within media class to […]