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Several students recently graduated from Wesley Biblical Seminary through the Shepherd Project program, which provides full-tuition scholarships for Majority World pastors and Christian leaders. Wesley Biblical Seminary students Raymond Tonui and Paul Lokol celebrated their graduation at the Africa Gospel Church’s conference in Kenya. The graduates were both awarded their degrees by Bishop Robert Langat,...
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  by Aaron Gadsby (M.Div. ’13)   Why Seminary? Why Wesley? In some ways, I have never left Wesley Biblical Seminary. Of course, I am no longer an active paying student, but the strong foundation Wesley provided encouraged me to continue learning as a student. Seminary gave me the tools and the means to think...
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  by Tres Adames (M.Div. ’10) I’ve counseled a lot of pastors over the years, which is a privilege, but can also be heartbreaking. Pastors are human, and they struggle with the same pressures that everyone does. Yet there can be an unspoken expectation that pastors have to be perfect. 1 Timothy 3:2 indicates that...
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By Dr. Leroy Lindsey (M.A. ’81) In February, I finished preaching a four-part series from Colossians on Sunday evenings at the University Church in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. What a blessing to see the response to the messages and my new translation of “I Am Coming, Lord”! The altar was filled the last three Sundays with...
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by Rev. Linda Tomlinson Berry (M.Div. ’07) Vicar – St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Chapel – Anglican Church of Kenya Public Affairs Director for Trinity Broadcasting Network in Mississippi I attended WBS shortly after the 9/11 attacks, which wiped out my former classroom at the Pentagon, killing 40 of the US Naval Chief of Operations’...
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by Chris Lett (M.Div. ’93) Are you committed to the YES? I remember years ago when I was in my first year of graduate school being asked that very question. It wasn’t the first time being asked that question, though. As a matter of fact, my father would often ask me that in different ways...
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WBS Alumnus, Chaplain Paul “Randy” Belcher (M.Div. ’06), reaffirmed his oath of office upon his promotion to the rank of Major on October 3, 2016. He, his wife, Tiffany, and son, Jacob (age 4), are currently stationed at Fort Lee, VA. CH (MAJ) Belcher is currently serving there as the 59th Ordnance Brigade Chaplain. CH...
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by Dr. Carey Vinzant We have just begun the season of Advent, during which we focus on waiting for the coming of Christ. The act and the experience of waiting are part and parcel of what it means for us to be God’s people. In the Old Testament God’s people awaited the coming of Messiah...
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WBS Alumnus Rev. Ghuna Kumar (MA, ’92) recently stopped by Wesley Biblical Seminary’s Jackson campus while on his US tour. He preached at area churches and shared about the work God is doing in his home country, India. Below, Dr. Friedeman relates a story about Ghuna Kumar’s student days and the lesson he learned from...
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  WBS alumnus Caleb Friedeman (MA, ’13) was recently featured on Seedbed in one of their Seven Minute Seminary videos. Take a look and learn more about how the Apocrypha is surprisingly helpful to us as evangelicals. Caleb is currently pursuing his PhD in Biblical Studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Please visit Seedbed...
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