Asbury Theological Seminary

Organization Type: 
School

Contact Information:
Virginia McNutt
8598582211
204 N. Lexington Ave
Wilmore, Kentucky 40390
United States of America
Booth Number: 
440
Primary Exhibit Hall Category: 
mind
Vision: 
Asbury Theological Seminary is a community called to prepare theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women to evangelize and to spread scriptural holiness throughout the world through the love of Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit and to the glory of God the Father.
Describe the accredited programs in cross-cultural ministries or missions offered by your organization: 
Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies-The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies is a multidisciplinary program focused on learning about other cultures and developing skills in negotiating across cultural boundaries, both within and outside the United States. Appropriate academic disciplines for this degree include anthropology, sociology, ethics and theology. Master of Arts in Christian Ministries-Ministries in Hispanic Congregations and Mission/Evangelism Ministries-The Master of Arts in Christian Ministries (MAXM) is a professional degree designed to prepare women and men for competent leadership in specialized ministries in their faith communities. This degree seeks to develop the general theological understanding required as a basis for specialized ministries and to nurture the practical abilities and skills needed for the special form of ministry expected. The program is built upon biblical, historical, theological and contextual foundations and seeks to prepare both lay and clergy candidates for a vocation of specialized ministry in unique contextual settings in the life of the Church. Ministries in Hispanic Congregations (24 credit hours) Asbury Seminary Florida Dunnam campus only Designed for those engaged in ministries directly related to Hispanic congregations, this track prepares graduates to: Understand and practice ministry in Hispanic congregations, with particular awareness of and sensitivity to the cultural dynamics that make these contexts of ministry unique; Provide leadership in Hispanic congregations through pastoral oversight, worship leadership, discipleship ministries, caring and counseling service; and Develop competencies in cross-cultural leadership and multi-cultural dynamics so as to be important resources to the community at large. Mission/Evangelism Ministries (24 credit hours) Asbury Seminary Florida Dunnam campus only Introducing students to critical foundations for the faithful and effective practice of mission and evangelism in the variegated cultures of contemporary society, this track prepares graduates to: Interface a biblical theology of mission and evangelism with an appreciation for the amazing variety of cultural contexts in the world today; Articulate an informed perspective for engaging, planning and leading effective mission activities and ministries of evangelism in the local church; and Serve in ministries of mission and evangelism in a variety of cross-cultural contexts among God’s people.
Term of service offered: 
under two months
two months to 1 year
1 to 3 years
3 years or longer
Degrees Offered: 
Certificate, MA, MDiv, ThM, PhD, DMin, other
General Areas of Study: 
Bible, Theology, Evangelism, other