The Self-Revealing GodBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

  by Dr. Steve Blakemore   Foreward: “Why should I go to seminary? If God has called me, won’t the Spirit empower me for ministry?” That is a legitimate question, since education alone cannot prepare or equip anyone for the...

Invest to ImpactBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

Dear Friends of WBS, Rev. Kennedy Kirui, along with 19 others, graduated with the Wesley Biblical Seminary Class of 2017. He is among the first group of Shepherd Project graduates (formerly MA: Mission Possible) to receive his diploma. During Kennedy’s...

Dr. Matt Friedeman: 30 Years of Service at WBSBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

    An Interview with Dr. Matt Friedeman   You are a professor as well as an activist – what led you to think that you needed to do in order to teach? When we arrived in Jackson in 1987,...

Dr. Gary Cockerill: Celebrating 35 Years at WBSBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

  Reflections upon Retirement Gareth Lee Cockerill taught his first course at Wesley Biblical Seminary in the fall of 1979, joining the faculty of the fledgling seminary while he was on home assignment for his missionary work with the Wesleyan...

2017 Compass is Here!BY Wesley Biblical Seminary

Check out the 2017 Compass! Included in this edition are: some highlights from Commencement and the 2017 Graduate and Alumni Banquet, testimonies from some of our grads, details on our...

Why Seminary? Why Wesley?BY Wesley Biblical Seminary

  by Dr. John Neihof During my 19 years of education in Christian schools, I learned the stories of faith. When I enrolled in the University of Kentucky at the age of 25, I encountered stories far different from the...

Why Dr. Schreiner Makes His Students Read “That Junk”BY Wesley Biblical Seminary

  by Dr. David Schreiner   Why read anything but the Bible? I recently finished teaching OT 516 this spring. OT 516 is WBS’s introductory course to the Old Testament, and it focuses on issues of history and interpretation. There...

WBS Welcomes Assistant Professor of OT: Dr. David SchreinerBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

WBS is excited to announce that Dr. David Schreiner is transitioning from adjunct professor to Assistant Professor of Old Testament. Dr. David Schreiner obtained his bachelor’s from Indiana Wesleyan University and his Master’s and Ph.D. from Asbury Theological Seminary. He...

2017 Graduate and Alumni BanquetBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

  The WBS community gathered the evening before commencement for the annual Graduate and Alumni Banquet at the Jackson Hilton. Attendees celebrated Dr. Cockerill's retirement and service, honored Dr. Friedeman's service milestone, listened to Alumnus Marshall Daigre's charge to the...

40th Annual Commencement CeremonyBY Wesley Biblical Seminary

  On the morning of May 13th, WBS held its 40th annual commencement ceremony. Highlights included Dr. Cockerill’s commencement address, the graduation of our first Shepherd Project (formerly Mission Possible) students (one of whom was able to attend), our first...

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