November 2013

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

Soul Journey

by J. Ellsworth Kalas Even after more than fifty years I remember so many conversations from the several occasions when I was host to E. Stanley Jones.  This is partly because Dr. Jones had a gift for saying things in a memorable way, and partly because I said little and listened much when we were […]

Dying Moments

by Chaplain Scott Jimenez, (1997, MDiv), BCC, Staff Chaplain (125), West Texas Veterans Health Care System As a hospital chaplain, it seems to me death makes many people uncomfortable.  Sometimes people ask me, “What do I say?”  Here are some thoughts: What to say.  Often, we want to express our caring concern with words.  Sometimes […]

God’s Leading to Help Those in Crisis

by Rev. John I. Owen, (1968, MDiv), Police Crisis Chaplain and Executive Director, The Crisis Chaplain Corps I began thinking and praying about how I might contribute to the lives of First Responders, particularly police officers, their family members and victims of crimes and accidents, after I rode along with a Chicago PD officer on […]

Story of Christian Love

by Rev. Marshall Stanton, (1960, BD), originally published in the Salina Journal, May 8, 2013 On April 29, the few remaining Jimmy Doolittle Raiders gathered in Florida for their final reunion. The video clip on TV showed a 90-year-old men who seemed bright-eyed and cheerful. I knew Jake DeShazer, who flew with them, but he’s been […]

Beeson Update

        Dr. Thomas Tumblin, Dean of the Beeson Center, and Andrea Baare, ’09 D.Min. graduate and member of the Seminary’s Alumni Council, sat down for about 20 minutes to chat about her D.Min. degree, discipleship, and the way she integrates her faith into her daily work at T-Mobile in Germany.   Watch […]

Cruise – Scripture Comes to Life

by Sandra Blumanhourst, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Office Have you ever read Scripture and wished you could go to the places about which you are reading and studying?  To walk in the footsteps of the men and women of faith who came before us?  There is something about being on the soil where so […]

Library Resources for Alumni

  Once you graduate from Asbury Theological Seminary your access to resources on campus changes.  However, you still have access to the library and its plethora of books, articles, and other resources. “From Digital Databases to language services, the library is here to help continue your Asbury journey, even after you have graduated.  One of […]

The HUB: Thankfulness

by Sandra Blumanhourst, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Office Recently I was talking with a professor on campus about Thanksgiving celebrations.  She shared how her family has opened their home to international students and others who could not make the journey to be with their families for the holiday.  Their thanksgiving gathering was more […]

Center for Soul Care: A Place of Restoration

by Marilyn Elliot, (DMin, 2006; MA, 1998), Vice President of Community Formation “In quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” (Isaiah 30:15, RSV) Where does a pastor go to rest when she has no refuge in sight? Where does a missionary speak when he wonders what faith still remains in his heart? Where does […]

Seedbed – November 2013

21 RESOURCES FROM SEEDBED  YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED The Heart of the Matter: Can Methodism be Reborn? Why Submission is not a Dirty Word: Paul, Submission and the Married Life by Carolyn Moore. Part 1 and Part 2. (3 & 4 coming soon) 7 Minute Seminary:  See All 76 Segments Here. The Kingdom and Christian […]