Alumni e-Link, March 2013



Preacher’s Block

by J. Ellsworth KalasI have lived partly in the writer’s world and mostly in the preacher’s world, and I’ve discovered that writers have a luxury that preachers can never indulge. Writers sometimes hit a hard spell which they call “writer’s block.”

by Don Butterworth, Technology Services Manager, Wilmore Campus, and class of 1984, MAR

The warm glow of Christmas has come and gone. The sky is grey. The wind is cold and biting. Though the days are getting longer, Spring still seems to be an eternity away.

by Dr. Charles Killian, Asbury Theological Seminary, EXL Faculty, and class of 1963, BD

He was looking for a church.  He said he had heard about our church and wanted to check us out. I gave some silly, insane answer like, “You have come to the right place, welcome.”


Is there an Asbury Theological Seminary Graduate who has made a difference in your life and those around you? Nominate them for the Distinguished Alumni Award!


expo2013_128x200FREE Asbury Seminary Dinner at Exponential

Join us for a FREE dinner at First Baptist Church of Orlando  in room AP2 on Wednesday April 24th, 2013.


by Riley Manning/NEMS Daily Journal

Though they may be new to the pulpit, some of Northeast Mississippi’s newest pastors have big plans for their churches and communities. Coming from a wide variety of backgrounds – some even from other professions – each one brings a different set of skills, talents, and objectives to the table.


Asbury Theological Seminary will host a luncheon to help you learn more about several lifelong learning opportunities. Join us March 7 at noon for a complimentary luncheon, immediately following Ministry Conference.


by Sandra McKinney, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore Campus, Alumni Office



Your Next Move:  Planning for Clergy Transitions, A Seedbed Conference Room Gathering








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